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Competitive Landscape: Semiconductor Companies Continue to Fight for Differentiation in the Internet of Things

Published: 27 February 2015

ID: G00268999

Analyst(s): Steve Ohr, Alfonso Velosa , Michele Reitz, Dean Freeman


Most semiconductor companies continue to invest in solutions and ecosystems for the IoT market. Gartner sees Atmel, Freescale, Intel, STMicroelectronics and Texas Instruments as leaders. Semiconductor marketing executives should accelerate their ecosystem and vertical market strategies accordingly.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • A Big, Disparate Market Opportunity
    • Semiconductor Companies Are Investing in the IoT
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • IoT Architecture Continues to Evolve
    • Solutions Provide Increasingly Critical Differentiation
    • Embryonic Ecosystem Development Will Grow
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Freescale
    • Texas Instruments
    • STMicroelectronics
    • Atmel
    • Intel
    • Other Key Semiconductor Ecosystem Companies
  • References and Methodology

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