IC Vendors: Is It Time for a Change in Sales Strategy

Gartner thinks so. The market research firm is advocating a sales strategy change at semiconductor companies as a way to achieve faster and more stable growth. Gartner recommends that semiconductor companies focus on a large number of smaller companies instead of big deals from larger ones. One of the big reasons: startups and small electronics companies…

North America Rules Wearable Tech Market

San Francisco, Calif. –  Wearable technology (also known as wearable gadgets) is a category of technology devices which is worn by a consumer that enables wireless networking and mobile computing services. The main purpose of this technology is to keep user connected with Digital market and to monitor bodily makers. According to Hexa Research, Global Wearable technology…

Expect Smart Meter IC Prices to Rise

The average semiconductor cost in smart meters used for two-way communications between meters and utilities was about $11 in 2014; however, average selling prices (ASPs) are expected to increase as the industry needs to move to 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), memory chips, and single system-on-chip (SoC) solutions, according to IHS Inc. The smart meter market is…