Industrial applications have become the sweet spot of the semiconductor industry with a 7.5% CAGR through 2019 compared to less than 2% for the overall semiconductor market. Industrial IoT is one of the drivers of this market. The presentation began with an overview on the semiconductor market and supply chain dynamics in industrial applications. This session also looked more specifically at opportunity for sensors in the industrial IoT, e.g. for smart factories, smart cities, smart homes etc.
Principal Analyst, Embedded Processors
Tom Hackenberg is the principal analyst for embedded processor markets at IHS Markit. His broad scope of processor coverage includes microcontrollers (MCU), microprocessors (MPU), signal processors (DSP) and logic component markets.
Analyst, Industrial Semiconductors and Sensors
Noman Akhtar, a research analyst at Omdia, focuses on the industrial market dynamics of semiconductors and sensor.