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ABI Research reports that Chinese handset vendors will account for over 50 percent of mobile handsets in 2015. Chinese vendors already accounted for 38 percent of mobile handset shipments in 2013 and the ongoing shift in growth to low cost handsets, especially smartphones, will increase their market share.
Semiconductor industry business leaders see less momentum today for a sustained industry recovery in 2014 than a year ago, according to this year's Global Semiconductor Industry Survey from KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm.
Skyworks Solutions Inc. an innovator of high performance analog semiconductor enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Isolink is shipping customized optical solutions to Varian Medical for radiation oncology applications. Varian is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy.
ABI Research’s GNSS IC vendor matrix concluded that, overall, Qualcomm is the leading GPS IC vendor, followed by Broadcom in second place, and CSR in third. The vendor matrix compares companies on 15 criteria across the broader categories of GNSS Innovation and Implementation. Qualcomm’s domination of cellular GPS IC shipments courtesy of its embedded platform strategy, coupled with its strong IZat and Gimbal platforms means it is well placed to remain at the top in 2013/14.
Machine-to-machine (M2M) is often portrayed as a nascent industry sector. However, operators are already generating strong revenue in this sector, amounting to USD10 billion worldwide in 2013, and increasing to USD88 billion by 2023. Future growth opportunities will be realised in emerging regions as applications are tailored to local markets and the cost of solutions declines.
RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced it has shipped more than one million RF7196D high-power, high-efficiency CMOS power amplifiers (PAs). The ultra-low cost RF7196D is RFMD's newest and most innovative CMOS PA, delivering a revolutionary combination of cost, size and performance. It is in mass production in support of multiple high-volume 2G and 3G handset platforms, and shipments are expected to increase rapidly, reaching approximately 10 million units by the end of the September quarter.
According to a new report by ABI Research, annual shipments of 802.15.4-enabled devices are forecast to grow more than 5X from 2012 to 2018, with a CAGR of over 30%. ZigBee continues to be the primary driver toward standardization and interoperability and will see further strong growth across many markets, accounting for almost 80% of total 802.15.4-enabled device shipments in 2018.
Ceragon Networks Ltd. has announced its new North American Ceragon Partner Program that pairs the company with leading Value Added Resellers with experience in strategic industries and markets.
As of 28 December, HUBER+SUHNER acquired the assets of Astrolab Inc. based in Warren, New Jersey at a non-disclosed price. The deal will be financed from own resources. With its patented minibend® and microbend® cable assemblies, Astrolab is mainly active in high tech niche markets like space & defence and offers high end radio frequency solutions for industrial markets. This year Astrolab recorded net sales of around USD $20 million and a profit margin well above industry average.
The GNSS IC market is showing steady revenue growth in 2012, with the industry now setting its sights on the next major milestone: $3 Billion.