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Dataquest Insight: Rising Semiconductor Content in Automobiles Will Benefit Application-Specific Analog

Published: 22 December 2008

ID: G00162537

Analyst(s): Steve Ohr


Automotive electronics use a range of monitoring and control loops with specialized amplifiers, network interface integrated circuits and power actuators. Our projected compound annual growth rate for these application-specific analog ICs is 4.5%, from $4.1 billion in 2007 to $5.1 billion in 2012.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Analog Content of Automobiles
    • Application-Specific Analog
  • The Forecast by Subsystem
    • Powertrain Electronics
    • Chassis Control Electronics
    • Security Systems
    • Active Safety Systems
    • Body Electronics (Instrument Cluster)
    • Driver Information (Fixed and Portable Navigation)
    • Audio and Multimedia
  • Increasing Semiconductor Content of Automobiles
    • Future Applications and Vendors

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