Special purpose analog used in both wireless and wired communications performed well in 2017. Global revenue rose by 10 percent and the market is expected to grow another 6 percent this year. While the market for wired products is contracting, wireless products, which make up the majority of the revenue are doing well and will boost the entire market up this year.
Special purpose analog products used in communications include power amplifiers, LNAs, transceivers, and integrated front-end ICs. Overall the market has a long term growth trend of 8 percent per year. This tracker provides forecasts by region, market segment, application, and by product type. Market share is also provided.
The interface market includes analog and digital interconnect. This year, we are expecting a worldwide revenue growth of 6 percent for analog products and 2 percent for digital products. While the consumer market for digital products is expected to grow by 9 percent, the larger communications and computer markets are expected to be flat
This tracker provides subscribers with forecasts for interface by product type, region, application, and market segment. Interface products covered in this subscription include RS-232, RS-422/RS-485, USB, PCI, PCIe, Firewire, Display, CAN, LVDS, Ethernet, UARTs, and Modems. Market share is also provided for 2016 and 2015.
Following a 12 percent revenue growth year, 2018 is expected to see an increase in worldwide revenue for microcontrollers at 4 percent. Consumer specific and communications specific products will see higher growth however.
The microcontroller market tracker provides forecasts for the worldwide microcontroller market where products are used in automotive, computers, consumer, communications, and industrial applications. The tracker provides forecasts by region, application, and by product type with splits by resolution. Market share is also provided.
Worldwide revenue for sensors in 2018 is expected to reach $13.5 billion. The MEMs market is expected to reach $5.1 billion. Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 9 percent over the next five years, combined these two segments should reach a worldwide revenue total of nearly $29 billion by 2023. Fast growing segments include IoT, Automotive, and the medical application market.
The Sensors and MEMs market tracker covers microfluidic MEMs, pressure sensors, accelerometers, yaw rate sensors, optical MEMS, actuators, temperature sensors, and magnetic field sensors. Forecasts are provided by region, market segment, application and product type. Market share is also provided.