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Forecast Overview: Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2016 Update

Published: 14 June 2016

ID: G00304841

Analyst(s): Joseph Unsworth , Brady Wang, Michele Reitz, Adriana Blanco, Amy Teng , Andrew Norwood , Dean Freeman, Jon Erensen , Hiroyuki Shimizu, Martin Reynolds , Roger Sheng , Nathan Nuttall , Ganesh Ramamoorthy, Bryan Lewis, Ben Lee , Bob Johnson


Achieving growth targets in mature markets, realizing the IoT potential, and succeeding in China's market are three key areas that semiconductor business leaders must focus on in the coming years. Their approach will chart the industry's revenue growth profile and redraw the competitive landscape.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

Foundational Assumptions

  • Memory
    • DRAM
    • NAND Flash
    • Emerging Memory
  • Microcomponents
    • Microprocessors
  • Microcontrollers
    • Technology Node
    • Features and Functions
  • General-Purpose Logic
    • Display Drivers
    • FPGA/Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs)
  • Optoelectronics
    • Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) Image Sensor
    • Other Optoelectronics
  • Nonoptical Sensors
    • Device and Packaging Design
    • Pricing Dynamics
  • Application-Specific Integrated Circuit
    • System Design
  • Application-Specific Standard Product
    • Semiconductor Industry R&D Spending

Market Model or Methodology

  • Forecast Components
    • Electronic Equipment Unit Production
    • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Semiconductor Device ASPs
    • Influencing Factors
  • Connections
    • Enterprise and Consumer Spending > Channel and End-Market Demand
    • Features and Functions > System Design
    • Device and Package Design > Functional Integration
    • Technology Node > Device and Package Design > Functional Integration
    • Device and Package Design > Features and Functions
    • Technology Node > Cost Reduction
    • Capital Spending > Manufacturing Utilization

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