The digital market includes processors, logic, and memory devices. This market overall is expected to increase by 22 percent this year in terms of revenue and is responsible for the strong double digit growth for the overall semiconductor industry. The main driver is DRAM which is not in high demand, but pricing has increased dramatically this year. Other memory device prices have also risen. Microprocessor revenue is expected to decrease by 4 percent this year as sluggish demand in the wireless and computing segment continues.
The Digital Market Tracker provides forecasts for each of the digital IC markets. Forecasts are provided by product family by region, market segment, application market, and by product type. Market share is also provided.
Operational amplifiers are used in just about every application. This market is expected to perform well in 2017 with 12 percent growth for worldwide revenue. Amplifier products included in this market are General Purpose, Low Power, Low Voltage, High Speed, Instrumentation, Precision, and Comparators. Long term, worldwide revenue is expected to increase 6 percent on average over the next few years which is in line with the overall semiconductor market.
Databeans Amplifier Market Tracker provides forecasts for amplifiers by region, market segment, application, and by product type. Market share is also provided.
In 2017 the DSP market should reach $3.1 billion. The largest and fastest growing application segment is automotive. Automotive DSP sales are predicted to increase by 19 percent this year.
The Databeans DSP Market Tracker provides forecasts for DSP by region, market segment, application, and by product architecture. Market share is also provided.
Databeans has revised down our estimate for worldwide semiconductor revenue in audio applications, however, the market is still expected to grow in double digits. 2017 should reach roughly $20 billion in revenue for audio applications found in automotive, computers and the large consumer segment.
The Databeans audio market tracker provides forecasts for audio applications by semiconductor product. Forecasts are provided by region and by application. Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers as well as the OEMs. OEM spending on semiconductors is also estimated.