Trackers

Audio Market


Q3 2020 Audio Market Tracker

This year the audio market is expected to reach $20 billion for semiconductors used in this application market.  Processing and analog are the highest growth categories for semiconductors in audio. The Databeans audio market tracker provides forecasts for audio and video applications by semiconductor product.  Audio specific products broken out are audio amplifiers, CODECs, DSPs, and SoCs.  Forecasts are provided by region and by application.  Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers.
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Q2 2020 Audio Market Tracker

After another slow quarter, the audio market should pick back up in the second half of the year due to low inventory.  This year, the market is expected to be relatively flat with last year at around $20 billion. The Databeans audio market tracker provides forecasts for audio and video applications by semiconductor product.  Audio specific products broken out are audio amplifiers, CODECs, DSPs, and SoCs.  Forecasts are provided by region and by application.  Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers.
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Q1 2020 Audio Market Tracker

After a dismal first quarter, the audio market should pick back up in the second half of the year due to low inventory.  This year, the market is expected to be relatively flat with last year at around $20 billion. The Databeans audio market tracker provides forecasts for audio and video applications by semiconductor product.  Audio specific products broken out are audio amplifiers, CODECs, DSPs, and SoCs.  Forecasts are provided by region and by application.  Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers.
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Q4 2019 Audio Market Tracker

Revenue for semiconductors used in audio applications is estimated at 19.7 billion.  This market includes all semiconductors used and not only application specific products.  This market is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 7 percent and should reach $27.8 billion by 2024. The Databeans audio market tracker provides forecasts for audio and video applications by semiconductor product.  Audio specific products broken out are audio amplifiers, CODECs, DSPs, and SoCs.  Forecasts are provided by region and by application.  Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers.
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Automotive Market


Q3 2020 Automotive Market Tracker

Overall semiconductor revenue for automotive electronics will likely drop by 7 percent due to a correction in analog specific ICs and microcontrollers.  Next year, the market is expected to recover and reach $35 billion and continue to grow due to the move to green vehicles. The Automotive Market Tracker provides forecasts for each semiconductor family used in automotive designs.  Forecasts are provided by region, application segment, application and by semiconductor product type.  Market share for automotive electronics providers and semiconductor suppliers is included.  Also included is spending estimates by automotive electronics provider.
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Q2 2020 Automotive Market Tracker

Semiconductor sales in the automotive application market are expected to remain around $35 billion this year with the strongest product revenue coming from application specific products and microcontrollers. The Automotive Market Tracker provides forecasts for each semiconductor family used in automotive designs.  Forecasts are provided by region, application segment, application and by semiconductor product type.  Market share for automotive electronics providers and semiconductor suppliers is included.  Also included is spending estimates by automotive electronics provider.
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Q1 2020 Automotive Market Tracker

Semiconductor sales in the automotive application market are expected to reach close to $40 billion this year with the strongest product revenue coming from application specific products and microcontrollers. The Automotive Market Tracker provides forecasts for each semiconductor family used in automotive designs.  Forecasts are provided by region, application segment, application and by semiconductor product type.  Market share for automotive electronics providers and semiconductor suppliers is included.  Also included is spending estimates by automotive electronics provider.
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Q4 2019 Automotive Market Tracker

While overall semiconductor revenue is expected to drop by 12 percent this year, the automotive market is expected to drop only slightly.  During the fourth quarter, revenue for special purpose products used primarily in automotive, grew 4 percent, however, the multimarket products continued to contract by 14 percent. The Automotive Market Tracker provides forecasts for each semiconductor family used in automotive designs.  Forecasts are provided by region, application segment, application and by semiconductor product type.  Market share for semiconductor suppliers is included.
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Consumer Market


Q3 2016 Consumer Market Tracker

While the overall market for semiconductors is expected to remain fairly flat with values in 2015, the consumer segment is expected to grow slightly higher. The consumer audio market is expected to grow by 6 percent this year and consumer applications outside of A/V is expected to grow by 3 percent. The video market is expected to contract, however, pulling the market down to a minimal growth of 2 percent predicted for this year. This tracker forecasts for the semiconductors used in consumer applications including audio, video, white goods, and other consumer electronics. Forecasts are provided by segment and by region and product. Market share is also provided for the suppliers as well as the OEMs by application market. Semiconductor spending is also estimated for the manufacturers of consumer goods.
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Q2 2016 Consumer Market Tracker

The market for consumer electronics is expected to continue to underperform other electronics markets, however, there are certain segments that are expected to do well this year, including the television segment and appliances. The semiconductor market serving these applications is expected to remain flat with worldwide revenue predicted at close to $60 billion for 2016. This tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in consumer electronics. Forecasts are provided by region, market segment, application, and by product type. Market share for semiconductors and the applications is provided. Spending on semiconductors by the major consumer electronics manufacturers is also estimated.
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Q1 2016 Consumer Market Tracker

The semiconductor market for consumer applications is expected to reach $62.3 billion this year. That is an estimated 6 percent increase from 2015. Both the audio video application market and the automotive market is driving this growth. This tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in consumer applications such as televisions and car stereos. Forecasts are provided by region, by application market, and by application. Forecasts are also provided by product for each semiconductor product family. Market share is also included for the semiconductor suppliers, the OEMs, and the OEM spending on semiconductors is estimated.
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Q4 2015 Consumer Market Tracker

The market for semiconductors used in building today’s popular consumer electronics is expected to reach close to $60 billion this year. Demand for the latest electronics is driving this market at a compound annual growth rate of 8 percent. Along with traditional consumer applications such as televisions, set-top-boxes, and home appliances, consumer applications are also found in the computer and automotive markets. This tracker provides forecasts on all of these market segments and the applications included in each. Semiconductor functional categories include audio, video, and other consumer. All semiconductor product families are tracked with forecasts by region and by product type. Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers as well as the OEMs building the applications. Estimates for semiconductor spending by these OEMs is also included.
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Industrial Market


Q3 2020 Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker

Semiconductor revenue for the industrial application market is expected to be flat in 2020 coming to $43 billion.  Revenue from the medical segment is expected to be up 5 percent and the test application market is expected to be up 2 percent.  Long term, this diverse segment is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7 percent overall. Databeans Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker provides forecasts for all semiconductor families used in industrial applications such as medical, process control, test, measurement, military and aerospace.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, application, and by product type.  All segments of the semiconductor market are included.  Market share is also provided for each of the four segments in the industrial space.
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Q2 2020 Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker

Unfortunately we have had to revise down our original forecast for semiconductors used in the industrial markets. The disruption of the supply chain worldwide is impacting a lot of markets.  Long term this market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6 percent with the strongest growth coming from the medical segment. Databeans Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker provides forecasts for all semiconductor families used in industrial applications such as medical, process control, test, measurement, military and aerospace.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, application, and by product type.  All segments of the semiconductor market are included.  Market share is also provided for each of the four segments in the industrial space.
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Q1 2020 Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker

The market for semiconductors used in industrial applications is expected to grow by 7 percent this year. The disruption of the supply chain in China is impacting a lot of markets, but the industrial space should be somewhat protected due to diverse and numerous manufacturing concerns.  Long term this market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6 percent with the strongest growth coming from the medical segment. Databeans Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker provides forecasts for all semiconductor families used in industrial applications such as medical, process control, test, measurement, military and aerospace.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, application, and by product type.  All segments of the semiconductor market are included.  Market share is also provided for each of the four segments in the industrial space.
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Q4 2019 Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker

The market for semiconductors used in industrial applications is expected to contract by 7 percent this year, while the overall market is expected to contract by 12 percent.  Long term this market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5 percent with the strongest growth coming from the medical segment. Databeans Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker provides forecasts for all semiconductor families used in industrial applications such as medical, process control, test, measurement, military and aerospace.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, application, and by product type.  All segments of the semiconductor market are included.  Market share is also provided for each of the four segments in the industrial space.
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Medical Market


Q2 2020 Medical Market Tracker

The market for semiconductors used in medical applications is expected to grow slightly in 2020.  The market should reach close to $5.5 billion by the end of the year.  Strong growth categories this year include the home medical market which is expected to reach 23 percent of all semiconductor sales for medical. The Databeans Medical Market Tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in medical applications including designs used in over the counter consumer devices, therapeutic, and imaging equipment.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, application, and by product type.  All segments of the semiconductor market are included.  Market share is also provided for the suppliers.
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Q1 2020 Medical Market Tracker

The market for semiconductors used in medical applications is expected to grow slightly in 2020.  The market should reach close to $5.7 billion by the end of the year.  Strong growth categories this year include the home medical market which is expected to reach 23 percent of all semiconductor sales for medical. The Databeans Medical Market Tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in medical applications including designs used in over the counter consumer devices, therapeutic, and imaging equipment.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, application, and by product type.  All segments of the semiconductor market are included.  Market share is also provided for the suppliers.
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Q2 2019 Medical Market Tracker

The market for semiconductors used in medical electronics applications reached a high of $5.9 billion in 2018.  The market is expected to decrease by 6 percent this year as the entire market contraction impacts this application market.  Long term, growth on average will be higher with an expected 5 year CAGR of 7 percent.  Processors and sensors are driving growth long term. The Databeans Medical Market Tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in medical applications including designs used in over the counter consumer devices, therapeutic, and imaging equipment.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, application, and by product type.  All segments of the semiconductor market are included.  Market share is also provided for the suppliers.
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Q1 2019 Medical Market Tracker

The market for semiconductors used in medical electronics applications reached a high of $5.9 billion in 2018. The market is expected to increase by another 5 percent this year. Long term, growth on average will be higher with an expected 5 year CAGR of 7 percent. Processors and sensors are driving growth long term. The Databeans Medical Market Tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in medical applications including designs used in over the counter consumer devices, therapeutic, and imaging equipment. Forecasts are provided by region, segment, application, and by product type. All segments of the semiconductor market are included. Market share is also provided for the suppliers as well as the OEMs and their estimated spending on silicon.
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Mobile Devices Market


Q3 2020 Mobile Device Market Tracker

Smartphone sales were down close to 19 percent in the second quarter which is putting pressure on the chip suppliers to this high volume market.  For 2020, semiconductor revenue for this application is expected reach $82 billion. The Mobile Devices Market Tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in these high volume applications which constitute the majority of connected devices or Internet of Things (IoT) in terms of shipments. Forecasts are provided by region and by product type. Market share is provided for the smart phone and tablet applications.
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Q2 2020 Mobile Device Market Tracker

Smartphone sales were down close to 19 percent in the second quarter which is putting pressure on the chip suppliers to this high volume market.  For 2020, semiconductor revenue for this application is expected to drop to under $80 billion. The Mobile Devices Market Tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in these high volume applications which constitute the majority of connected devices or Internet of Things (IoT) in terms of shipments. Forecasts are provided by region and by product type. Market share is provided for the smart phone and tablet applications.
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Q1 2020 Mobile Device Market Tracker

Despite a slow start to the year, mobile device sales are expected to rebound this year from last year’s shipments.  Worldwide semiconductor revenue that comes from mobile device applications is expected to reach over $100 billion.  Although sales have slowed historically due to market saturation, the compound annual growth rate is expected to remain strong economically at 8 percent. The Mobile Devices Market Tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in these high volume applications which constitute the majority of connected devices or Internet of Things (IoT) in terms of shipments. Forecasts are provided by region and by product type. Market share is provided for the smart phone and tablet applications.
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Q1 2019 Mobile Device Market Tracker

The smart phone market is expected to continue to dominate demand in terms of volume in the semiconductor industry. However, there are emerging application areas that are gaining traction, including wearables and other IoT technology. Smart phone semiconductor sales for 2019 are expected to reach $108 billion. The Mobile Devices Market Tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in these high volume applications which constitute the majority of connected devices or Internet of Things (IoT) in terms of shipments. Forecasts are provided by region and by product type. Estimated spending on semiconductors is provided for the top producers of the end equipment and market share is provided for these OEMs as well as the semiconductor suppliers for these application markets.
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Wireless Market


Q3 2020 Wireless Market Tracker

Wireless semiconductor revenue is expected to have slightly higher growth than the overall semiconductor market at 4 percent in 2020.  Long term, wireless is still one of the driving product segments in semiconductors and revenue is expected to grow at 8 percent on average over the next five years. This tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in wireless applications which includes mobile phones, wireless infrastructure, and short range wireless applications.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, and by product type.  Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers.
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Q2 2020 Wireless Market Tracker

While the overall wireless semiconductor market is expected to grow moderately in 2020, the total semiconductor market in particular is expected to contract by 3 percent.  Long term, however, the wireless market is expected to grow at an average of 8 percent each year over the next five years. This tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in wireless applications which includes mobile phones, wireless infrastructure, and short range wireless applications.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, and by product type.  Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers.
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Q1 2020 Wireless Market Tracker

While the overall semiconductor market is expected to grow moderately in 2020, the wireless market in particular is expected to only grow by 3 percent as issues in China continue to impact the mobile phone market.  Long term, however, this market is expected to grow at an average of 8 percent each year over the next five years. This tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in wireless applications which includes mobile phones, wireless infrastructure, and short range wireless applications.  Forecasts are provided by region, segment, and by product type.  Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers.
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Q1 2019 Wireless Market Tracker

Semiconductor revenue from the wireless application market is expected to reach $137 billion this year, which is a 6 percent increase from last year. Lackluster performance in the mobile processor market has been offset by growth in memory due to higher prices. Logic and sensors are expected to perform higher in this application market. This tracker provides forecasts for semiconductors used in wireless applications which includes mobile phones, wireless infrastructure, and short range wireless applications. Forecasts are provided by region, segment, and by product type. Market share is also provided for both the semiconductor suppliers as well as the OEMs. OEM spending on wireless products is also provided.
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Reports

Semiconductors in Medical Electronics


2019 Semiconductors in Medical Electronics

The market for semiconductors used in medical applications includes everything from high priced sophisticated devices down to the simplest building blocks used in signal conditioning.  It is one of the faster growing segments of the industrial semiconductor market.  Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 8 percent each year, the market should expand from $5.5 billion today to a little under $8 billion by 2024.  While volumes are low, there are significant growth drivers in this market which provide strong opportunity in the analog, digital, and sensors segments.   The 2019 Semiconductors in Medical Electronics study provides readers with an excellent overview of the market including forecasts by region, by application, and by product type.  Market share for semiconductor suppliers in the medical industry is also provided.
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2018 Semiconductors in Medical Electronics

The global opportunity for advancement in medical electronics continues to motivate semiconductor suppliers as they continue to bring to market products for imaging, diagnosis, therapy, and home and remote patient monitoring. More and more healthcare is moving into the public sector which adds to this opportunity as more people are able to access care. Technology plays an important role in providing coverage as well as managing the skyrocketing costs associated with the medical industry. Medical electronics are evolving with OEMs offering lower cost solutions that are advanced in power management, accuracy, and sensitivity. The market for semiconductors, which support these advances, is expected to reach over $5.8 billion this year which is a 12 percent increase from 2017. The 2018 Semiconductors in Medical Electronics study recently release provides readers with an excellent overview of the market including forecasts by region, by application, and by product type. OEM market share is discussed along with estimates for semiconductor purchases by each listed company. Market share for semiconductor suppliers in the medical industry is also provided.
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2017 Semiconductors in Medical Electronics

The global opportunity for advancement in medical electronics continues to motivate semiconductor suppliers as they continue to bring to market products for imaging, diagnosis, therapy, and home and remote monitoring. More and more healthcare is moving into the public sector which adds to this opportunity as more people are able to access care. Technology plays an important role in providing coverage as well as managing the skyrocketing costs associated with the medical industry. Medical electronics are evolving with OEMs offering lower cost solutions that are advanced in power management, accuracy, and sensitivity. The market for semiconductors, which support these advances, is expected to reach over $5 billion this year which is a 12 percent increase from 2016. The 2017 Semiconductors in Medical Electronics study recently release provides readers with an excellent overview of the market including forecasts by region, by application, and by product type. OEM market share is discussed along with estimates for semiconductor purchases for 2016 by each listed company. Market share for semiconductor suppliers in the medical industry is also provided.
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2016 Semiconductors in Medical Electronics

The application design using semiconductors in the medical industry continues to advance with more connectivity, smaller form factors, and higher performance. This market categorically should be growing much faster than other commercial markets, but there are several factors that impact this segment which has curtailed growth, including public policy and skyrocketing cost. Nevertheless, the market is on track this year for growth. This report covers the entire medical market including data on wearables used both for medical monitoring and for consumer fitness. Forecasts are provided by region, application market segment, application, and by product type. Trends are discussed for the application market as well as the silicon used to create the finished equipment. Market share is also provided for the semiconductor suppliers as well as the equipment manufacturers. Equipment manufacturer spending on semiconductors is also estimated and included.
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Semiconductors in Military and Aerospace Applications


2019 Semiconductors in Military and Aerospace

The market for equipment in the military and aerospace market is expected to grow 7 percent this year due to better economic conditions in the military segment and a transition  back to global power build-up along with the continued war on terrorism.  The largest markets for military spending continue to be the United States and China.  The United States increased spending by 4.8 percent while China increased spending by 9.7 percent.  Because of this, the semiconductor market in this segment will continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4 percent over the next five years. This report provides forecasts for all semiconductor product types used in the military and aerospace application market.  Market segments include defense, space, satellite and avionics.  Regional data as well as by product type is presented.  Market share for the semiconductor suppliers that serve this market is also included.
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2018 Semiconductors in Military and Aerospace

The market for semiconductors in the military and aerospace market is expected to reach $4 billion in 2018. This is a 15 percent increase from 2017 due to better economic conditions in the military segment as well as continued high prices in the memory market due to capacity restriction. The largest markets for military spending continue to be the United States and China. The United States increased spending by 4.3 percent while China increased spending by 1 percent. Long term, the semiconductor market in this segment will continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4 percent over the next five years. This report provides forecasts for all semiconductor product types used in the military and aerospace application market. Market segments include defense, space, satellite and avionics. Regional data as well as by product type is presented. OEM share and estimated spend on semiconductors is included along with market share for the semiconductor suppliers that serve this market.
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2017 Semiconductors in Military and Aerospace

The market for semiconductors in the military and aerospace market is expected to reach $2.9 billion in 2017. This is an 8 percent increase from 2016 due to better economic conditions in the military segment. The largest markets for military spending continue to be the United States, Russia, and China. All three of these markets increased military spending in 2016 by between 4.5 percent and nearly 6 percent. Long term, this market will continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4 percent over the next five years. This report provides forecasts for all semiconductor product types used in the military and aerospace application market. Market segments include defense, space, satellite and avionics. Regional data as well as by product type is presented. OEM share and estimated spend on semiconductors is included along with market share for the semiconductor suppliers that serve this market.
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2016 Semiconductors in Military and Aerospace

The market for semiconductors in the military and aerospace market is expected to reach $2.8 billion in 2016. This is a 4 percent decrease from 2015 due to the military segment where spending has slowed significantly in large military markets, however market conditions are improving and most of the major OEMs in this space are expecting moderate growth this year with even more opportunities in 2017. This report provides forecasts for all semiconductor product types used in the military and aerospace application market. Market segments include defense, space, satellite and avionics. Regional data as well as by product type is presented. OEM share and estimated spend on semiconductors is included along with market share for the semiconductor suppliers that serve this market.
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Semiconductor in Process Control Applications


2013 Semiconductors in Process Control Applications

Process Control is considered a key portion of the greater industrial market, and as a result is highly influenced by those factors that affect the manufacturing industry. This industry also includes building controls, such as HVAC, and commercial controls, such as inventory control products.
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