The interface market is expected to reach $5.1 billion in 2015 for worldwide revenue. This market is made up of analog products and digital interconnect products. Long term, this market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6 percent each year. This tracker provides forecasts for the following interface devices: RS-232, RS-485, RS-422, USB, PCI, PCIe, Firewire, Display, CAN, LVDS, Ethernet, UARTs, and Modems. Forecasts are provided by region, market segment, application area, and product type. Market share is provided for 2013 and 2014.
Worldwide Interface revenue reached $4.5 billion in 2013 and is expected to increase slightly to $4.6 billion this year. Interface includes analog interface ICs, digital interconnect ICs and USB controllers. Revenue for analog products is expected to increase 7 percent this year while revenue for digital products is expected to contract slightly causing the overall market to expand by just 2 percent. This tracker provides subscribers with forecasts for interface ICs including serial interface and high performance analog interface products. Also included is data for Ethernet, UARTs, and modem ICs. Market share is also provided.
Interface plays a leading role in not only the computer market segment, but also in consumer and communications. Roughly 44 percent of worldwide revenue for interface ICs are in the computer market and 31 percent are in the communications segment. Only around 15 percent falls under consumer and industrial and automotive constitutes 8 percent and 2 percent respectively. The worldwide market for interface ICs is expected to reach nearly $4.6 billion in 2014, which is flat from 2013, however, in 2015 Databeans predicts the market will reach $5 billion. Interface ICs include Logic and Amplification ICs as well as Conditioning and Protection circuits as well as digital interconnect devices. This tracker provides forecasts for revenue and unit shipments by region, application market and product type. Market Share by supplier is also provided including new tables for subsegments of the analog interface market.
Interface plays a leading role in not only the computer market segment, but also in consumer and communications.