Due to the drop in memory prices, the semiconductor market is expected to grow moderately this year. Databeans is expecting a 6 percent growth rate currently for 2019. Driving markets this year will be automotive and wired infrastructure.
The Databeans Semiconductor market tracker provides forecasts for all semiconductors which are segmented into product families including discretes, optoelectronics, sensors, analog ICs, logic, memory, microprocessors, microcontrollers and DSPs. Forecasts are provided by region, market segment, application area and product type. Market share is also provided by region and by product family.
Power management is one of the fastest growing product segments in the semiconductor market. Power integrated circuits are growing at a compound annual growth rate of 9 percent and this market is expected to reach $15.5 billion in 2019. The discretes market is growing slower at around 6 percent, however, this market is also expected to perform positively in 2019 with an expected growth rate of 4 percent.
This tracker provides market forecasts for power management which includes Power Transistors, Rectifiers, Thyristors, Linear Regulators, Switching Regulators, Battery ICs, Supervisors, Voltage References, and Other Power. Forecasts are provided by region and by country for the Asia Pacific region. Forecasts are also provided by market segment, application, and by product type where there is a breakout for analog power products. Market share is also provided.
Discretes make up the largest percentage of semiconductor shipments but only constitute 5 percent of revenue. They are used in all applications and are somewhat recession proof. The largest and fastest growing market is power transistors. This market is expected to reach $15.2 billion this year.
The Databeans Discretes Market Tracker provides forecasts for discretes by region, market segment, application, and product type. The major categories listed above are also broken out further by product including TPD, RF, Zener diodes and power transistors IGBT, MOSFETS, bipolar, and RF. Market share is also provided by region, and major product category.
In 2018 the worldwide data converter market contracted by 6 percent This year we are expecting growth and the market should return to a high of $3.8 billion. Data Converters are primarily used in medical imaging, automotive applications, industrial, and communications infrastructure. Products include Analog to Digital Converters (ADCs), Digital to Analog Converters (DACs) and other mixed signal which include analog switches, potentiometers, and mux products.
The Data Converter Market Tracker provides forecasts for data converters by region, market segment, application area, and by product type and architecture. Forecasts are also provided by speed and resolution. Market share is also provided.