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Leverage Chinese Semiconductor Vendors to Reduce IoT Endpoint Cost and Time to Market

Published: 16 April 2019

ID: G00386617

Analyst(s): Roger Sheng


Government-supported Chinese chip vendors are growing in strength in the IoT value chain due to their local device manufacturing capability. Tech CEOs must evaluate emerging Chinese chip vendors as potential suppliers of highly cost-sensitive IoT devices.

Table Of Contents


  • Action 1: Evaluate Market-Proven Chinese Chip Vendors as Your Secondary Supplier
  • Action 2: Implement a Chip Sourcing Qualification Management Process to Manage/Mitigate Product Risk Issues
  • Action 3: Leverage Rapid Solution Development Capabilities of Chinese Chip Vendors to Service Dynamic/Fragmented IoT Markets

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