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Semiconductors Bring Security Muscle to IoT

Connectivity and interoperability are key elements for the IoT. The goal is to generate data from many end nodes in products and devices. These are physical objects with unique IP addresses. Consumers want products and services that will enhance and improve their lifestyles. The forecast for the number of connected devices is expected to reach 36 billion units by 2020.

MEMS Microphone Dominates Mobile Market, Says Semico Research

The markets for wearable devices, smartphones and tablet PCs are large and growing quickly.  By 2018 sensor sales into mobile devices and wearables will reach $28.3 billion.  There are over 75 sensor vendors targeting these markets.  More sensors are being designed in which enable new features and functions. 

 

Semiconductors Bring Security Muscle to IoT

Connectivity and interoperability are key elements for the IoT. The goal is to generate data from many end nodes in products and devices. These are physical objects with unique IP addresses. Consumers want products and services that will enhance and improve their lifestyles. The forecast for the number of connected devices is expected to reach 36 billion units by 2020.

Security is Driving Force behind Smart Home Growth with 40% of Market, Says Semico Research

Within the Smart Home, Semico has been tracking over 70 items that every household can expect to purchase that will include some type of sensor and wireless chip by 2020.  This new connected home includes white goods (clothes washer, clothes dryer, refrigerator, dishwasher, etc.), HVAC, lighting, small appliances, door locks, security system, windows and more. 

Tony Massimini Coaching at MEMS Industry Group Executive Congress

The MEMS Industry Group is holding its annual Executive Congress in Phoenix, AZ this week, November 5-7. Tony Massimini, Chief of Technology of Semico Research Corp. will be coaching two companies participating in the Elevator Pitch session on Thursday, Nov. 6.

2014 Semiconductor Revenues will Increase over 7%, Says Semico Research

For nearly a year, Semico's IPI index has been indicating that the fundamental demand in the second half of 2014 would be seasonally weak. Back in early 2013, Semico's initial view for 2014 was a 10% market growth. However, as the IPI declined in the second half of 2013 we revised our semiconductor revenue forecast down to 7.37% heeding the warning that was projected by the Semico IPI index. 

The Mobile & Wearable Market will Reach 2.9B Units by 2018, Says Semico Research

The markets for wearable devices, smartphones and tablet PCs are large and growing quickly.  By 2018 sensor sales into mobile devices and wearables will reach $28.3 billion.  There are over 75 sensor vendors targeting these markets.  More sensors are being designed in which enable new features and functions. 

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