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Forecast: AI Neural Network Processing Semiconductor Revenue, Worldwide, 2018

Published: 11 January 2018

ID: G00345341

Analyst(s): Alan Priestley


AI will be a major industry disruptor; by 2022, it will represent a $15.8 billion new revenue opportunity for semiconductor vendors. Technology strategic planners must define a strategy and product roadmap for AI-optimized semiconductor devices to win business in this new growth market.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data


  • AI Driving New Compute Paradigms
    • Enabling AI Training
    • Inferring Results From Unknown Data
    • Government Regulation May Impact AI Adoption


  • Technology Node
  • Functional Integration
  • Chip and Package Design
  • Channel and End-Market Demand
  • Enterprise Spending


  • Market Definition
    • Discrete AI Semiconductor Devices
    • Integrated AI Semiconductor Devices
    • What's Not Included in the Semiconductor AI Forecast
  • Sizing the AI Semiconductor Market

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