Audio Market

 

Q1 2015 Audio Market Tracker

The audio market is part of the larger consumer semiconductor market which is expected to reach $63 billion in 2015. Audio constitutes 27 percent of this segment in terms of revenue. All types of semiconductors are used in audio applications, but the specific types of semiconductors that are functionally audio include amplifiers, codecs, DSPs, and SoC devices that are highly integrated with audio as well as power management. This tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in audio applications including applications in the automotive and computer markets along with the traditional consumer segment. Forecasts are provided by region, application, and product type. Market share is provided for consumer semiconductors, analog audio ICs, digital video and audio ICs as well as market share for the OEMs that provide the world with audio specific applications. Spending on semiconductors is also estimated for these OEMs.

Q4 2014 Audio Market Tracker

The worldwide audio semiconductor market includes both application specific devices as well as multimarket devices that are used in audio applications. This market is expected to reach over $16 billion in 2014 and grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9 percent, just slightly higher than the overall semiconductor market. This tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in audio applications. Forecasts are provided by region, market segment, and application. Market share is provided for consumer semiconductor suppliers as well as market share and estimated semiconductor spending for the OEMs that provide products serving the audio market.

Q3 2014 Audio Market Tracker

Audio electronics are part of the consumer electronics market and includes end equipment such as speakers, soundbars, personal media players, receivers, and docking stations. The audio semiconductor market includes the specialized chips for audio devices in TVs, computers, tablets, smartphones, cameras, and automotive sound systems. Audio is a relatively stable market, as audio devices are used in nearly all major consumer electronics. This tracker provides semiconductor forecasts for audio applications. Forecasts are provided by region, market segment, application, and product market. Market share is also included both for the semiconductor suppliers as well as the OEMs. OEM semiconductor spending for audio applications is also included.

Q2 2014 Audio Market Tracker

Audio electronics are part of the consumer electronics market and includes end equipment such as speakers, soundbars, personal media players, receivers, and docking stations. The audio semiconductor market includes the specialized chips for audio devices in TVs, computers, tablets, smartphones, cameras, and automotive sound systems. This tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in audio applications. Forecasts are provided by market segment, region, and by product type. Market share is also included.