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Market Trends: The Growing Role of FPGAs as the Internet of Things Accelerates

Published: 15 October 2014

ID: G00270314

Analyst(s): Ganesh Ramamoorthy , Michele Reitz

Summary

FPGAs' flexibility and quick time to market make them useful in next-generation and innovative products. Product marketing managers at equipment vendors should consider FPGAs alongside ASICs and ASSPs. FPGAs are suited to the Internet of Things, but other equipment areas will create more revenue.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trends

  • Clear and Increasing Value
    • Revolutionary Products Can Benefit From FPGAs' Programmability
  • Technology Trend
    • Evolving Equipment Opportunities in Existing Areas

Contrarian View

  • Possible Disruptive Scenarios
  • Appendix

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