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Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC): Market Research Reports

Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC) is a subsidiary company of the Taiwan Institute for Information Industry with the main office in Taipei. Founded in 1987 MIC offers ad-hoc research and market intelligence service within ICT industry. Specializing in investigating this industrial area the agency extensively studies a variety of sectors:

  • Network and Mobile Communications
  • Computer Systems
  • Multimedia Consumer Electronics
  • Display Technologies
  • IT service and others.

Asian economy attracts great many manufacturers, suppliers, think tanks, educational establishments and investment funds. The APAC market participants obtain valuable information thoroughly analyzed by experts and consultants. Applying primary research together with cross-domain approach the company delivers high profile advisory service, integrity analysis and approved data.

Those who strive to start business from scratch, make more headway or expand into a new market in Asia are guided by MIC and provided with multifaceted assistance including: research and featured reports, industry intelligence programs and scientific literature. Follow-up activity of MIC comprises strategic design, program of economic activities and forecasting.

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Development Trends of TWS Application Chips (pre-order) US$ 1,200.00

As Bluetooth technology advances and smartphone brands sequentially remove the 3.5-mm headphone jack from their phones, the TWS (True Wireless Stereo) market has continued to grow. With market competi...

April 2021 17 pages
Worldwide Server Forecast, 2021 - 2025 US$ 1,200.00

... report finds that shipment volume of the Taiwanese server industry grew over 6% year-on-year in 2018, ... million units. The industry is anticipated to still enjoy growth in 2019 albeit at a slower rate as the expansion in datacenters is expected ... a relatively high level of inventories in the first half of 2019.

April 2021 9 pages
Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry, 1Q 2021 US$ 1,000.00

The report finds that the Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturing industry - comprising mainly of foundry, DRAM, flash memory, and IDM sectors - ... emerging IC demand from automotive electronics, have bolstered the global semiconductor industry which is estimated to have grown over 10% in 2018 compared to 2017. ...

April 2021 23 pages
Worldwide Desktop PC Forecast, 2021 - 2025 US$ 1,000.00

... caused by the US-China continued trade war, global desktop PC shipment volume is estimated at 94.1 million units in 2019, down 3% year-on-year. In addition to the ... affect the willingness of enterprises and consumers to purchase PC products in 2019 thus global consumption tends to be more conservative this year.

April 2021 13 pages
Worldwide Smartphone Market Forecast, 2021 - 2025 US$ 1,200.00

... of the total mobile phone market. On top of that, the smartphone's global share is forecast to top 80% in 2018. MIC predicts the global smartphone market will benefit from 5G since ... 2020 and the its global volume will reach about 1.9 billion units in 2022, ...

April 2021 13 pages
Outlook for China's Hydrogen Fuel Cell and Fuel Cell Vehicle Markets (pre-order) US$ 2,000.00

Since the 1950s, hydrogen fuel cells have been successfully used in aerospace applications. As cell technology advances, fuel cells have been widely adopted due to their high energy efficiency, sustai...

April 2021 35 pages
Worldwide Notebook PC Forecast, 2021 - 2025 US$ 1,200.00

The report finds that the global notebook PC market has been on the decline ... mobile handheld devices such as tablets, When it comes to notebook PC screen sizes, 14" and 15" are the mainstream ... demand will keep uphold the global notebook PC market in 2017, thereby slowing down the industry's decline ...

April 2021 12 pages
Worldwide Motherboard Forecast, 2021 - 2025 US$ 1,200.00

... for desktop PCs and motherboards had also increased accordingly in 2018. In the second half of 2019, Intel CPU supply shortage ... commercial replacement demand, the global motherboard market is to be more optimistic in the second half of 2019. It is forecast global motherboard shipment volume will reach 100.6 ...

April 2021 10 pages
Development of the Worldwide Ultra-Wideband Market and Applications (pre-order) US$ 1,600.00

UWB (Ultra-wideband) was initially introduced to the market in 2000, but was soon replaced by Bluetooth and LoRa technologies. It was not until recently, when Apple adopted this technology in its iPho...

April 2021 18 pages
Possible Development of the Smartphone and Mobile Processor Markets After Huawei Ban (pre-order) US$ 1,000.00

After the U.S. Foreign Direct Product Rule came into effect, Huawei can no longer obtain chips externally, putting its smartphone business in danger. As a result, Huawei announced the decision to sell...

April 2021 12 pages
The Worldwide Motherboard Industry, 1Q 2021 US$ 1,500.00

The report finds that the shipment volume of the global motherboard industry grew sequentially but decline year-on-year in the fourth quarter of ... has a greater impact on motherboard makers than desktop PC makers. Amid the new rollouts from NVidia, the industry's shipment volume is estimated to decline ...

March 2021 24 pages
The Impact of U.S.-China Competition and Cooperation on IT Industry Under the Biden Administration (pre-order) US$ 1,000.00

Since U.S. President Joe Biden took office, the U.S. government has prioritized pandemic prevention, economic recovery, social justice, and environmental issues in its policy. To stimulate economic re...

March 2021 10 pages
2021 IT Industry Forecast and Chip Supply-Demand Gap Analysis amid COVID-19 (pre-order) US$ 1,000.00

The COVID-19 outbreak led to global supply chain disruption in the first half of 2020. As manufacturing capacity and logistics have returned to normal and the whole world has spent more time working,...

March 2021 8 pages
The Taiwanese Fabless IC Industry, 1Q 2021 US$ 1,000.00

The report finds that the Taiwanese fabless IC industry's shipment value continued to witness year-on-year growth in the fourth ... expected to drive the demand for wireless communications ICs, the industry's shipment value is anticipated to reach USD 19.14 billion in 2018, up 6.6% compared to last ...

March 2021 10 pages
Taiwanese IC Packaging & Testing Industry, 1Q 2021 US$ 1,000.00

The report finds that shipment value of the Taiwanese IC packaging and testing industry arrived at USD 3.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018, up year-on- ... expected to be major growth drivers to bolster high-end wafer-level packaging service demand thus the industry is anticipated to have grown about ...

March 2021 18 pages
Development of Chinese Telecoms in 5G Industrial Internet of Things (pre-order) US$ 1,500.00

To deepen the industrial IoT (Internet of Things) adoption in the manufacturing sector, the Chinese government the 512-project promotion plans for “5G + industrial Internet” no longer afte...

March 2021 19 pages
Development of Open RAN and Deployment of European and U.S. Telecom Operators (pre-order) US$ 1,500.00

Open network architecture has emerged as a hot topic in recent years due to mass deployment of 5G networks around the world and global geopolitical tensions such as U.S-China trade war. Telecom operat...

March 2021 19 pages
Growth Potential of the 5G Module Market from the Perspective of End Devices (pre-order) US$ 1,600.00

Following the launch of commercial 5G networks, in addition to smartphones, a wide range of 5G devices has been commercialized in the market. 5G modules not only equip end devices with 5G connectivity...

March 2021 24 pages
Leading Chipmakers’ Startup Investment Activity and Trends: Intel, Qualcomm, and Nvidia (pre-order) US$ 1,600.00

Driven by rapid advancement of AI technology and applications, computing demand from data centers and edge servers has been on the rise. The development of AI algorithms has led to explosive growth of...

March 2021 23 pages
Development of the Worldwide New Energy Vehicle Market in 2020 and Beyond (pre-order) US$ 1,800.00

Governments worldwide have been keen to promote electric vehicles through a variety of measures such as rewards and penalties in a bid to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions. The market is...

February 2021 28 pages
Patent Portfolios of Major Driver Monitoring System Patent Assignees (pre-order) US$ 1,500.00

Driver monitoring systems play a key role in the development of new automotive HMI (Human-Machine Interfaces). As governments worldwide have successively made such systems mandatory, driver monitoring...

February 2021 23 pages
Recap and Outlook of Worldwide Edge Computing Industry and Technology in 2021 (pre-order) US$ 1,800.00

The development of the worldwide edge computing industry diversified in 2020 with clearer information on applicable technology and application areas. Cloud service providers have tried to meet telecom...

January 2021 37 pages
Development of the Chinese IoV Market and Industry (pre-order) US$ 1,800.00

IoV (Internet of Vehicles) is one of the most anticipated 5G applications. As the Chinese government has defined the strategic goals and missions for smart vehicles and IoV in the Innovative Developme...

January 2021 35 pages
Collaborative Robot: Patent Distribution, Market Trends, and Opportunities (pre-order) US$ 1,200.00

Collaborative robots are designed to interact closely with staff in a co-working environment. Due to diverse work requirements, designing automated work tasks carried out by robots has become more and...

January 2021 15 pages
Development of Leading IC Brands in Smart Vehicle Applications (pre-order) US$ 1,800.00

Due to growing maturity of IoV (Internet of Vehicles) and active safety technology such as advanced driver assistance systems, several leading IC brands have jumped on the bandwagon. Given the unique...

January 2021 23 pages
Development of JCET and Its Deployment Strategies (pre-order) US$ 1,600.00

Since its acquisition of Singaporean STATS ChipPac in 2015, Chinese JCET (Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology) has become the world’s third largest OSAT (Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly...

January 2021 20 pages
Worldwide Major Mobile Phone Vendor Performance, 4Q 2020 US$ 1,000.00

Global smartphone shipment volume is estimated to reach 1.35 billion units in 2021, up 9.1% year-on-year. Following the U.S. ban, Huawei’s market share already slipped 24.8% year-on-year in the...

January 2021 20 pages
Analysis of Leading IC Brands' Development from Their Deployment In Emerging Applications (pre-order) US$ 1,200.00

The ICT markets have been affected by the tensions between the U.S. and China and the COVID-19 pandemic over the years. However, replacement demand driven by 5G smartphones and the need for remote wor...

January 2021 15 pages
The Taiwanese Fabless IC Industry, 4Q 2020 US$ 1,000.00

The report finds that the demand for fabless ICs was in high gear in the third quarter of 2020. Thus, shipment value of the Taiwanese fabless IC industry in the third quarter of 2020 registered over 3...

January 2021 10 pages
Taiwanese IC Packaging & Testing Industry, 4Q 2020 US$ 1,000.00

The report finds that shipment value of the Taiwanese IC packaging and testing industry, or OSAT (Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Testing) reached US$ 4.58 billion in the third quarter of 2020,...

January 2021 18 pages
Apple's Supply Chain in the Post-Huawei Era US$ 1,000.00

The world has been focused on how the U.S.-China technology war will impact Huawei’s smartphone business, but there were recently two major events involving Apple’s supply chain that made...

December 2020 9 pages
Global and Taiwan IT Software and Service Year Book 2020 US$ 2,200.00

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread around the globe in 2020. As a result, many countries had taken measures like city lockdowns and banned un-essential travel in the first half of the year. Sin...

December 2020 24 pages
Business Opportunities for Telemedicine During COVID-19 (pre-order) US$ 2,000.00

Since early 2020, the world has been hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak with new confirmed cases continuing to rise. Health systems worldwide have been overwhelmed with patients and people are worried...

November 2020 28 pages
Cybersecurity Needs and Strategies of Retailers on the Road to Smart Retail (pre-order) US$ 960.00

The retail industry is closely related to people’s daily life. Therefore, smart retail services powered by emerging technologies have been most directly felt digital services for consumers. Vari...

November 2020 16 pages
Global and Taiwan IT Hardware Industry Year Book 2020 US$ 2,400.00

According to Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC) of the Institute for Information Industry (III), shipment value of the global IT hardware industry – mainly comprising of notebook PC,...

November 2020 33 pages
Impact of COVID-19 on Global IT Industry (pre-order) US$ 960.00

The COVID-19 outbreak has imposed a significant impact on the global IT industry, affecting both the supply and demand sides. The global economy has entered a recession in 2020. This report looks into...

November 2020 14 pages
Opportunities and Development Trends of the Space Industry (pre-order) US$ 1,440.00

Leading countries in the space sector have announced their moon landing plans in 2020, which marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Some of them have even formed a space force to protect nati...

November 2020 24 pages
Impact and Challenge on Semiconductor Industry under Trade Conflict between U.S. and China US$ 1,200.00

Global semiconductor equipment market is still dominated by U.S., Japanese, and European brands with their proprietary processes and technologies and has relatively high barriers to enter. Pressured b...

November 2020 24 pages
The Taiwanese Fabless IC Industry, 3Q 2020 US$ 800.00

The report finds that the Taiwanese fabless IC industry's shipment value witnessed double- ... second quarter of 2018. Shipment value of the industry has continued the growth momentum in the third quarter ... drive the demand for wireless communications ICs, the industry's shipment value is anticipated to reach NTD 579 ...

October 2020 9 pages
Taiwanese IC Packaging & Testing Industry, 3Q 2020 US$ 800.00

The report finds that shipment value of the Taiwanese IC packaging and testing industry arrived over USD 3.9 billion in the second quarter of 2018, up ... to become major growth drivers to push up high-end wafer-level packaging demand and thus the industry is anticipated to have about 8% year ...

October 2020 17 pages
Development of Five Leading Chinese 5G Module Brands and Their Product Strategies US$ 1,440.00

2019 was a seminal year for commercial 5G networks as the world's telecom heavyweights vyed to gain a foothold. Therefore, the growing development of the 5G module market has been able to facilitate t...

October 2020 28 pages
Analysis of the Huawei's Ban Impact on its Supply Chain (pre-order) US$ 1,120.00

The U.S.-China tech cold war is escalating sharply, with Huawei the main target of Washington's sanctions. The U.S. first imposed a ban on Huawei in 2019 and has since upped the ante considerably. The...

October 2020 14 pages
Three Major Cellular Baseband IC Vendors' Development in the RF Market and Their Patent Portfolios US$ 1,200.00

An RF (Radio Frequency) module is a key component used to receive and transmit radio signals. The unique design and manufacturing processes of RF modules have resulted in an oligopolistic market. Howe...

September 2020 19 pages
Development of Identity Recognition Technology and Applications (pre-order) US$ 1,200.00

The rise of the Internet in 1995 raised the curtain on information digitization. Today, digitization promises far-reaching applications. From government-driven digital economy, new financial service m...

September 2020 22 pages
Leading International Automakers Deployment Strategies in Electric Vehicles and Internet of Vehicles (pre-order) US$ 1,440.00

Traditional assembly plants believe 2020 is the seminal year for EV (Electric Vehicles). German carmakers remain the most aggressive players in BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) considering their targets...

September 2020 27 pages
Mobile Payment Trends and Leading Brands' Deployment Strategies (pre-order) US$ 1,200.00

Thanks to leading international players’ aggressive promotion, mobile payment has become a major payment method nowadays. However, even in China where mobile payment has been widely adopted, 90%...

September 2020 29 pages
The Taiwanese Server System Industry, 3Q 2020 US$ 1,200.00

The report finds shipment volume of the Taiwanese server system industry shipped at the full system/barebones levels grew 22.7% sequentially and 17.1% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, reach...

September 2020 25 pages
Worldwide Major Mobile Phone Vendor Performance, 2Q 2020 US$ 800.00

... first quarter of 2019, reaching 421.6 million units. Of the total mobile phones shipped, 329.3 million were smartphones, down both sequentially and ... year-on-year. The decline is mainly attributed to the fact that mobile phone markets in North America, Europe, and China have been saturate ...

September 2020 20 pages
The Worldwide Motherboard Industry, 3Q 2020 US$ 1,200.00

The report finds that the global motherboard industry enjoyed both year-on-year and sequential ... full system motherboards, coupled with the still-strong gaming market demand, has bolstered the industry's growth ... over the US-China trade war which has added motherboards in the tariff list as price fluctuations are ...

August 2020 21 pages
5G Development in Korea, United States, China, Europe, and Japan (pre-order) US$ 1,200.00

The world was originally expecting countries around the world to accelerate the deployment of 5G networks in 2020. However, the COVID-19 spread globally has led to city lockdowns and governments of al...

July 2020 17 pages