SESHA 2016 Symposium Abstract

Semiconductor Market Update - IC Insights

Matas, Brian
(IC Insights, Inc.)

A high degree of uncertainty looms over the global economy and has pervaded the IC industry. Yet, despite sluggishness in sales volume, unit demand for integrated circuits remains quite robust. Mature applications such as smartphones continue to add more features and functions, making them the leading platform for integrated circuits. New applications such as smart-appliances, autonomous vehicles, and the Internet of Things loom on the horizon and offer hope of boosting sales volume in the coming years. IC Insights will present its forecast and analysis of the IC market including trends in worldwide GDP growth, semiconductor industry capital spending and capacity, overcoming significant technology hurdles, and its perspective on key growth drivers.