Colin Holland, EETimes
12/13/2010 5:23 AM EST
Revenues for 32/64-bit microcontrollers and embedded microprocessors (MCUs/eMPUs) in the industrial and medical sector are forecast to double from $1.6 billion in 2010 to $3.2 billion in 2015, a CAGR of nearly fifteen per cent. And, according to market researcher Semicast, by far the highest revenue growth is forecast for ARM-based MCUs/eMPUs, with sales forecast to exceed $1.0 billion in 2015.
Historically, says Semicast, the industrial and medical sector has often been viewed as one requiring relatively low processing performance, but it has in fact represented a significant market for 32/64-bit embedded microprocessors for many years.
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