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IC Insights has raised its worldwide Semiconductor market growth forecast for 2017 to 11%

March 30, 2017, anysilicon

IC Insights has raised its worldwide IC market growth forecast for 2017 to 11%—more than twice its original 5% outlook—based on data shown in the March Update to the 20th anniversary 2017 edition of The McClean Report. The revision was necessary due to a substantial upgrade to the 2017 growth

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Test Yourself: How well do you know TSMC?

March 28, 2017, anysilicon

AnySilicon is proud and exited to launch our first quiz series.
 
 

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The History of the Integrated Circuit

March 27, 2017, anysilicon

The integrated circuit, sometimes called a ASIC, IC, or just a chip, is a series of transistors placed on a small, flat piece that is usually made of silicon. The IC is really a platform for small transistors that a small chip which can operate faster than old-fashioned large transistors

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MCU Market Forecast to Reach Record High Revenues Through 2020

March 26, 2017, anysilicon

The IC industry’s original system-on-chip (SoC) product category—microcontrollers—is expected to steadily reach record-high annual revenues through the second half of this decade despite an overall slowdown in unit growth during the next five years. Microcontroller sales barely increased in 2015, rising less than a half percent, to set a

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Mobile Phone IC Market CAGR Forecast at 6.7% Through 2019

March 26, 2017, anysilicon

he increasing value of the average IC content in cellular handsets along with the increasing percentage of smartphones sold as a percent of total cellular handsets will help drive the cellphone IC market to $94.3 billion in 2019. Strong double-digit growth rates in the cellular handset IC market were

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Semiconductor Unit Shipments To Exceed One Trillion Devices in 2018

March 24, 2017, anysilicon

Total yearly semiconductor unit shipments (integrated circuits and opto-sensor-discrete, or O-S-D, devices) are forecast to continue their upward march and are now expected to top one trillion units for the first time in 2018, according to data presented in IC Insights’ recently released 2016 edition of The McClean Report—A

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