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Market Trends: Engineering Service Providers Open Doors to New IoT Design-Win Opportunities for Semiconductor Vendors

Published: 04 November 2015

ID: G00293458

Analyst(s): Ganesh Ramamoorthy


Working with engineering service providers is critical for semiconductor product marketing managers to secure new design wins and build a portfolio of vertical industry-specific reference designs for the Internet of Things market. Failure to do so will erode their relevance to the IoT value chain.

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Market Trend

  • ESPs Are Evolving to Meet the Needs of IoT Market
    • ESPs Are Redesigning and IoT-Enabling Products for OEMs
  • Semiconductor Vendors Face Two Key Challenges in the IoT Market
  • Partnering With ESPs Will Benefit Semiconductor Vendors in Three Key Ways

Contrarian View

  • Contract Exclusivity and Lack of IP Ownership Will Hinder Semiconductor Vendors to Benefit From ESPs' Capabilities

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