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Market Insight: IoT Opportunities Require Semiconductor Vendors to Change the Role of Sales

Published: 08 September 2015

ID: G00291723

Analyst(s): Masatsune Yamaji , Ganesh Ramamoorthy


Potential IoT business seeds and opportunities for semiconductor vendors are being incubated by new market entrants. Discover the impacts the new market players will have and consider the recommendations for sales strategies of semiconductor vendors to grow with these emerging players.

Table Of Contents


  • Factors Driving IoT Makers and Startups
    • New Development and Prototyping Environments
    • New Incubation Ecosystems
  • Challenging Factors for IoT Solution Providers
  • New Development Ecosystem of Industrial IoT Solutions in and After 2025

Background and Context

The Impact

  • The Impact From Open Innovation
  • The Impact From Application of Legacy Technologies
  • The Impact From Technology Standardization and Hardware Modularization


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