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Competitive Landscape: Semiconductor Vendors Tout Ultra-Low-Power Chips for Wireless Sensor Nodes on the Internet of Things

Published: 28 May 2015

ID: G00264046

Analyst(s): Steve Ohr


Product marketing managers at semiconductor suppliers must offer microcontrollers that consume a minimum amount of power for wireless sensor nodes. Microcontroller makers, such as Texas Instruments and Silicon Labs, readily enable ULP products.

Table Of Contents


  • Typical Microprocessor Power Consumption in IoT Applications
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Ambiq Micro
    • Freescale
    • Lapis Semiconductor
    • NXP Semiconductors
    • PsiKick
    • Renesas Electronics
    • Silicon Labs
    • STMicroelectronics
    • Texas Instruments
  • References and Methodology

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