Electronics is Slowing

Electronics is Slowing
by Bill Jewell on 07-27-2022 at 2:00 pm

Electronics is Slowing 2

Key semiconductor market drivers PCs and smartphones are both showing declines in shipments in the first half of 2022. According to IDC, PC shipments in 2Q 2022 were down 15% from a year earlier. 2Q 2022 PC shipments of 71.3 million units were at the lowest level in almost three years since 70.9 million units were shipped in 3Q 2019.… Read More


Semiconductors Weakening in 2022

Semiconductors Weakening in 2022
by Bill Jewell on 06-18-2022 at 6:00 am

June 2022 companies

The semiconductor market in 2022 is weakening. Driving factors include rising inflation, the Russian war on Ukraine, COVID-19 related shutdowns in China, and lingering supply chain issues. Four of the top 14 semiconductor companies (Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia and Texas Instruments) are expecting lower revenues in 2Q 2022 versus… Read More


IDC & Ansys Webinar: How to accelerate product innovations and successfully scale with AI

IDC & Ansys Webinar: How to accelerate product innovations and successfully scale with AI
by Admin on 12-14-2021 at 12:00 am

Overview

IDC and Ansys are hosting a webinar where we will discuss with Infineon and Monolith how to accelerate product innovations through AI and what changes will need to be made to your business.

IDC and Ansys webinar in collaboration with Infineon and Monolith

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming the defining… Read More


The Future of Operations Worldwide Survey Findings: AI, Cloud, and the Role of Data

The Future of Operations Worldwide Survey Findings: AI, Cloud, and the Role of Data
by Admin on 09-28-2021 at 12:00 am

Leif Eriksen, Research Vice President, Future of Operations

IDC’s first Future of Operations global survey found that continuous improvement and digital transformation is alive and well in operations.* Yet, surprisingly, artificial intelligence (AI) has played a minor role so far. In contrast, operational data itself … Read More


Defining Work Location, Automation and Culture for a Hybrid Reality

Defining Work Location, Automation and Culture for a Hybrid Reality
by Admin on 09-23-2021 at 12:00 am

Holly Muscolino, Research Vice President, Content Strategies and the Future of Work

September 23, 2021
12:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time

Hybrid work has evolved from being a reactive stop gap measure to a fully embedded model for managing the future of work. The question many enterprises ask is how to sustain hybrid work models over … Read More


Double-digit semiconductor decline in 2019

Double-digit semiconductor decline in 2019
by Bill Jewell on 06-27-2019 at 4:00 pm

The global semiconductor market is headed for a double-digit decline for the year 2019 after a decline of 15.6% in first quarter 2019 from fourth quarter 2018. According to WSTS (World Semiconductor Trade Statistics) data, this was the largest quarter-to-quarter decline since a 16.3% decline in first quarter 2009, ten years … Read More


2018 Semiconductor Forecasts Revised Up

2018 Semiconductor Forecasts Revised Up
by Bill Jewell on 06-14-2018 at 12:00 pm

Forecasts for 2018 semiconductor market growth have been revised upward from earlier in the year. In January to February 2018, projections ranged from 5.9% from Mike Cowan to our 12% at Semiconductor Intelligence. Forecasts released in March to June range from Gartner’s 11.8% to our 16%. The latest forecasts average an increase… Read More


Looking Ahead: What is Next for IoT

Looking Ahead: What is Next for IoT
by Ahmed Banafa on 06-13-2018 at 12:00 pm

Over the past several years, the number of devices connected via Internet of Things (IoT) has grown exponentially, and it is expected that number will only continue to grow. By 2020, 50 billion connected devices are predicted to exist, thanks to the many new smart devices that have become standard tools for people and businesses… Read More


In-System Automotive Test

In-System Automotive Test
by Daniel Payne on 02-01-2018 at 12:00 pm

I’ve been driving cars since 1975 and in the early days we had simplistic gauges for feedback like: Speed, Fuel level, Oil level, RPM. Back then when you popped the hood of a car you could see through the engine compartment onto the ground below, however with today’s cars the engine compartments are crammed with tubes,… Read More


What’s Really Going to Limit the IoT?

What’s Really Going to Limit the IoT?
by David G. Simmons on 11-06-2016 at 8:00 pm

There’s a lot of hype about the Internet of Things (IoT) as anyone who’s reading anything about these days already knows. There’s wearable tech, there’s healthcare IoT, there’s M2M IoT and a host of other areas of the IoT that are all projected to explode over the next 10 years. Billions and billions of devices are forecast.

Those … Read More