Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

Top 20 Semiconductor Companies 1H 2016

August 16, 2016, anysilicon

Market Research

IC Insights will release its August Update to the 2016 McClean Report later this month.  This Update includes an update of the semiconductor industry capital spending forecast, an analysis of the IC foundry industry, and a look at the top-25 semiconductor suppliers for 1H16, including a forecast for the full

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IC Insights Lowers 2016 Semiconductor Market Forecast to -1%

July 13, 2016, anysilicon


The health of the semiconductor industry is increasingly tied to the health of the worldwide economy. Rarely can there be strong semiconductor market growth without at least “good” worldwide economic growth to support it. Consequently, IC Insights expects annual global semiconductor market growth rates to continue to closely track the performance

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Synopsys Buys Glasgow EDA Startup to Boost Growth

July 06, 2016, anysilicon


Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Gold Standard Simulations Ltd. (GSS), a leading provider of TCAD and EDA simulation solutions for design technology co-optimization (DTCO) of advanced process nodes. The acquisition of GSS supports the Synopsys TCAD strategy to offer a comprehensive solution to reduce development time and cost

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Increased Use of Semiconductors in the Automotive Will Boost the Semiconductor Equipment Market

June 24, 2016, anysilicon


According to the latest market research report by Technavio, the global semiconductor capital equipment marketis expected to reach USD 47.34 billion mark by 2020.
In this report, Technavio covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global semiconductor capital equipment market education market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the

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Report: Google’s new ASIC Revolutionizing Gesture Control

June 02, 2016, anysilicon

soli project

The Soli sensor is a fully integrated, low-power radar operating in the 60-GHz ISM band. In our journey toward this form factor, we rapidly iterated through several hardware prototypes, beginning with a large bench-top unit built from off-the-shelf components — including multiple cooling fans. Over the course of 10 months,

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Top 20 Semiconductor Companies

May 23, 2016, anysilicon


For the first time since 1993, the semiconductor industry is expected to witness a new number 1 supplier.  Samsung first charged into the top spot in 2Q17 and displaced Intel, which had held the number 1 ranking since 1993.  In 1Q16, Intel’s sales were 40% greater than Samsung’s, but in

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