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Forecast Analysis: IoT Endpoints — Sensing, Processing and Communications Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2014 Update

Published: 22 October 2014

ID: G00269666

Analyst(s): Amy Teng , Hiroyuki Shimizu, Gerald Van Hoy, James F. Hines, Steve Ohr, Masatsune Yamaji , Michele Reitz, Ben Lee , Ganesh Ramamoorthy, John Barber, Jon Erensen , Jim Tully, Paul O'Donovan, Nolan Reilly , Adriana Blanco, Satish R.M, Dean Freeman, Alfonso Velosa , Mark Hung


This forecast highlights the growth of processing, sensing and communications devices within the "things" of the Internet of Things that will transform how we work and play. Automotive, LED lighting and home consumer segments drive a huge portion of the overall semiconductor growth through 2020.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • The Top 15 IoT Electronic Equipment Types
  • Automotive Dominates the Top 15
  • Indoor Lighting — The Fastest-Growing Market for Business IoT
  • Legacy Devices Mature and Scale as IoT Matures
  • Semiconductor Revenue by Function or Device Type


  • Regulations
  • System Design and Functional Integration
  • Consumer Spending
  • Features and Functions
  • Technology Road Map


  • Forecasting Semiconductor Consumption by the Internet of Things
  • Definitions
    • Definition of a Thing
    • Definitions of Major Functions/Device Types Used in Semiconductor Forecast for the Internet of Things

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