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Competitive Landscape: Microcontroller Semiconductor Vendors, Worldwide, 2017

Published: 24 January 2017

ID: G00271960

Analyst(s): Amy Teng

Summary

The microcontroller market is increasingly intensive as many vendors compete for potential business in the Internet of Things and automotive electronics. Technology strategic planners in MCU firms must invest in areas that create differentiation to be competitive and grow long-term business.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • MCU Vendors Are Competing in Developing Products and Platforms Ready for IoT
    • MCU Vendors Face Challenges Differentiating From Standard Processor Cores to Attaining New Projects and Customers
    • MCU Vendors Are Competing for the Emerging Opportunities Led by the Demands of More Connected, Automated and Clean Cars
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • MCU Vendors Will Focus on the Top IoT Endpoints That Promise Higher Growth Momentum
    • MCU Vendors Will Compete in Enhancing Product Functionalities and Expanding Partnerships
    • MCU Vendors Will Refine Profit Model Through Integrating Specific Values Into IoT Use-Case Solutions
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Infineon Technologies
    • Microchip Technology
    • NXP Semiconductors
    • Renesas Electronics
    • STMicroelectronics
    • Texas Instruments

Appendix

  • References and Methodology

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