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Forecast Overview: Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2017 Update

Published: 28 July 2017

ID: G00320631

Analyst(s): Hiroyuki Shimizu, Alan Priestley , Claire Wen, Amy Teng , Andrew Norwood , Brady Wang, Roger Sheng , Dean Freeman, Jon Erensen , Bob Johnson , Ganesh Ramamoorthy, Bill Ray , Adriana Blanco, Joseph Unsworth


The changing dynamics of demand and the complex ecosystem are challenging the semiconductor industry to find new growth opportunities. Technology strategic planners must adapt to this and re-evaluate their go-to-market strategies or risk declining revenue.

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
    • Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)/Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs)
  • Optoelectronics
    • Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) Image Sensors
    • Light-Emitting Diodes
  • Nonoptical Sensors
    • Device and Packaging Design
    • Pricing Dynamics
  • ASICs
    • Device and Package Design
  • ASSPs
    • Functional Integration
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing
    • Advanced Manufacturing
    • Wired Communications
  • WLAN Capacity
    • WLAN Unit Production

Market Model or Methodology

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