Microcontroller chip sales to soar

Several existing and new growth markets should propel microcontroller chip sales to $20 billion in 2003 from $12 billion in 1998, according to a Aug. 19 report by Cypress Information Resources. "Microcontroller Market and Applications Report" states these markets include Internet-enabled microcontrollers for a wide range of applications, such as industrial contro...

09/01/1999


Several existing and new growth markets should propel microcontroller chip sales to $20 billion in 2003 from $12 billion in 1998, according to a Aug. 19 report by Cypress Information Resources. "Microcontroller Market and Applications Report" states these markets include Internet-enabled microcontrollers for a wide range of applications, such as industrial control equipment, portable instruments, household appliances, toys, medical equipment, automobile emission inspection equipment, e-commerce cash cards, and alarm and security systems. The report adds that Internet-enabled microcontroller unit sales are projected to increase to $1.82 billion by 2003, while units shipped will increase to 260 million by 2003





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