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Market Trends: Opportunities for Semiconductor Vendors in the Industrial IoT Market

Published: 15 December 2014

ID: G00269457

Analyst(s): Masatsune Yamaji


Semiconductor chip vendors must revise their business strategy to work more closely with end users and align themselves with key players in vertical industries to achieve success in the future. MCU and SoC vendors could realize significant growth in this expanding market.

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Market Trend

  • Semiconductor Revenue From IoT Endpoints in Industrial Electronics Market Will Increase Tenfold by 2020
  • Market Structure Trend
    • From Vertical Industry Viewpoint, Generic Business Sector Will Lead Industrial IoT Semiconductor Market
  • Buyer Trend
    • End Users, Not OEMs, Will Develop the Best Practices in Industrial IoT Solutions
  • Regional Trend
    • Industrial IoT Market Is Fragmenting by Region
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Continuous Growth of Industrial IoT Markets Will Help New Device Market Grow

Contrarian View

  • Security Concerns Might Threaten IoT Market Growth

Vendors to Watch

  • ARM
  • Avnet
  • Intel
  • Qualcomm
  • Renesas Electronics
  • STMicroelectronics
  • Texas Instruments

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