Consolidated Q2‘21 performance
Each month the International Distribution of Electronics Association (IDEA) collates the statistical data reported by its member associations throughout Europe, which it consolidates before publishing the figures as headline information. In his quarterly review for Electronics Specifier readers Adam Fletcher, IDEA Chairman, extracts three primary metrics from the consolidated report - ‘Bookings’ (net new orders entered), ‘Billin...
Samsung passes Intel to become world’s largest semi supplier
IC Insights released its August Update to the 2021 McClean Report this month, which includes a review of the top 25 semiconductor sales leaders for 2Q21. The top ten suppliers for 2Q are covered in this research bulletin.
IGBT growth: the supply chain is reshaping in anticipation
The IGBT market, strongly driven by EV/HEVs, will reach $8.4bn by 2026. “With high growth expected for IGBTs, driven mainly by e-mobility, the supply chain is adapting its strategy and investing massively”, asserted Ana Villamor, PhD. Technology & Market Analyst, Power Electronics and Compound Semiconductors at Yole. She added: “IGBT is key for numerous power electronics applications. Strongly pushed by EV/HEVs adoption, at ...
Optical sensor market: Trends impelling industry growtm
According to a study from Graphical Research, the global optical sensor market size is set to expand at substantial CAGR during the forecast period. Optical sensors are mainly used in the automation industry which help in providing various pieces of information to the automotive manufacturers. This information is useful for them to improve their production processes and make them more efficient as well. Some of the popular examples of the applica...
Global smartphone market grows 17.4% year-over-year
The global smartphone market grew 6.9% year-over-year (YoY) to 299.1 million units in 2Q 2021, compared to the 279.7 million units shipped in 2Q 2020 – according to Omdia’s latest smartphone preliminary shipment result.
Increased adoption for computational image sensors
The increasing adoption of computational image analysis is creating opportunities for many new types of image sensors. These have a diverse range of capabilities, ranging from dramatically lowering the cost of short-wave infrared (SWIR) imaging to large-area thin-film flexible photodetectors. IDTechEx's new report, titled ‘Emerging Image Sensor Technologies 2021-2031: Applications and Markets’, comprehensively explores the market for ...
Automotive ceramics for electronics to spur demand
The global automotive ceramics market is expected to top $2bn by 2031, expanding at a CAGR of five percent across the decade, concludes a recently published research study by a market research and competitive intelligence provider. A surging global automotive market and its allied industries are catalysing demand for automotive ceramics.
Demand for marine carbon fibre composites to surge
As per a new report published by a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global market for marine composites was valued at $4bn in 2020, and is projected to top $5bn by 2031, expanding at a CAGR of six percent. Demand for carbon fibre polymer matrix composites is projected to surge over the coming years.
Worldwide revenue from fitness apps to grow by 34.4%
Fitness apps were already on the rise before 2020’s pandemic skyrocketed the entire industry’s revenue numbers even more. The industry is well-placed to build on this momentum, as projections show sustained growth in the coming years.
COVID-19 helps drive electronic skin patches market
IDTechEx have released their latest report on Electronic Skin Patches. The report, titled ‘Electronic Skin Patches 2021-2031’, covers the market, technology, and players in this unique product sector, and predicts that the sector will be worth $10bn in annual revenue in 2021.