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Internet of Things Opportunities Showcased at Computex 2015

Published: 16 July 2015

ID: G00277381

Analyst(s): Brady Wang, Amy Teng, Ben Lee

Summary

IoT was in the spotlight at Computex 2015. As IoT emerges as the next big growth driver for the semiconductor industry, product marketing managers should re-examine their product roadmaps to align them with the expectations of IoT customers.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Major application processor vendors provide reference designs for customers to accelerate the adoption of IoT in new applications, such as automotive, wearables, the smart home and healthcare
  • By leveraging the heritage assets of mobile devices and PCs, semiconductor vendors can shorten the learning curve of IoT exploration
  • The innovations created by developers via development boards will benefit sales of chips in boards from semiconductor vendors
    • Prototype by LinkIt One at Computex 2015
    • Prototype by Edison at Computex 2015
    • Other Prototype Examples at Computex 2015

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