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Market Trends: Embedded Software Development Tools and RTOS Markets Show Growth, Worldwide, 2003

Published: 14 February 2005

ID: G00126220

Analyst(s): Daya Nadamuni


The worldwide embedded software development tools and real-time operating system markets finally experienced growth in 2003. In terms of software and software maintenance revenue, the overall ESDT market will achieve a 7.8 percent compound annual growth rate through 2008.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
    • Key Findings
  • Report Overview, Definitions and Methodologies
    • Report Organization
    • Data Collection Process
    • ESDT and RTOS Market Segmentation and Definitions
  • Major Trends
    • Rising Semiconductor Content in Systems
    • Device Complexity and Multifunctionality
    • Growth of the Design Service Market
  • 2003 Worldwide Market Trends
    • Growing Importance of Platforms
    • Linux
    • Device Forecast
  • RTOS Market
    • Vendor Performance and Market Share
    • RTOS Forecast
  • Development Tools
    • Integrated Development Environments
    • Compilers
    • Debuggers
    • In-Circuit Emulators
    • System-Level Design
    • Test
  • Summary
  • Glossary of Terms

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