Microcontrollers: Market Research Report

Date: August 22, 2010
Pages: 567
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Microcontrollers: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the Global market for Microcontrollers by Bit Cores: 4-Bit Microcontroller, 8-Bit Microcontroller, 16-Bit Microcontroller, and 32-Bit Microcontroller both by volume (Million Units) and by value (US$ Million).

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 40 companies including many key and niche players such as Atmel Corporation, Freescale Semiconductors, Inc., Fujitsu Limited, Infineon Technologies AG, Microchip Technology, Inc., NXP Semiconductors, Renesas Electronics Corporation, STMicroelectronics, N.V, Texas Instruments Incorporated, and Toshiba Corporation.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

4-BIT MICROCONTROLLERS

8-BIT MICROCONTROLLERS

16-BIT AND 32-BIT MICROCONTROLLERS

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Microcontrollers to Lead the Semiconductor Market
Factors Driving Growth in the MCU Market
Current and Future Analysis
Analysis By Geographic Region
Analysis By Bit Cores
Impact of Recession on the MCU Market
The 8-Bit Microcontroller Market – On the Road to Recovery
Transition Towards 16-Bit Devices
Automotive and Automobile Markets to Fuel MCU Demand
Automotive Sector
Automobile Sector
Factors/Applications Driving Growth in MCU Market
Push Towards Smart Energy Management Technologies
Growing Popularity of Touch Sensing Screens
Increasing Significance of Smart Sensing Systems
Rising Demand for HEVs
Focus on Product Differentiation
MCUs for Enhanced Control of LED Lighting Systems
MCUs for Portable Medical Equipment
Asia Offers Vast Growth Opportunities
Southeast Asian Market to Propel MCU Growth
China’s MCU Market Set to Recover from Economic Meltdown
Competitive Scenario

Table 1. Leading Suppliers in the Chinese Microcontroller Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Renesas Technology, Freescale Semiconductor, Microchip Technology, NEC Electronics, Infineon Technologies, Toshiba, Atmel, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2.MARKET DYNAMICS

MCU Technology Moves Towards Flash Memory
The 8051 Architecture Loses Ground to Competitive Architectures

Table 2. Leading Architectures in the Global MCU Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Core Architecture (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Consolidation Around Architecture on the Horizon?
Continuous Developments in On-Chip Memory

Table 3. Select 8-, 16- and 32-Bit MCUs with High SRAM
Table 4. Select 8-, 16- and 32-Bit MCUs with High Flash Memory

Vendors Integrate Co-Processors with Main Processors
USBs in Microcontrollers
Integration of LCD Drivers
Future Trends in the MCU Market
Improvements in Energy Efficiency
Shift Towards Highly Integrated MCUs
Rising Demand for Higher Processing Power
Need to Reduce Time-to-Market for Products
Rising Demand for Smaller Form Factors
Essentials of Next-Generation MCUs

3.COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

MCU Market: Characterized by Intense Competition

Table 5. Leading Suppliers in the Global Microcontroller Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Renesas Technology, Freescale Semiconductor, NEC Electronics, Fujitsu, Infineon Technologies, Microchip Technology, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, Atmel, NXP Semiconductors, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. Leading Suppliers in the Global 8-Bit MCU Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Microchip Technology, Freescale Semiconductor, Renesas Technology, NEC Electronics, Atmel, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Leading Suppliers in the Global 32-Bit MCU Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Renesas Technology, NEC Electronics, Freescale Semiconductor, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. Leading Suppliers in the Global 16-Bit MCU Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Renesas Technology, Infineon, Freescale Semiconductor, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World Leading MCU Suppliers for Computing End-Use Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue for Renesas Technology, Infineon, STMicroelectronics, NEC Electronics, Matsushita and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. Leading MCU Suppliers for Communications Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Renesas Technology, Microchip Technology, NEC Electronics, Freescale, Matsushita and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. Leading MCU Suppliers for Consumer Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Renesas Technology, Microchip Technology, NEC Electronics, Matsushita, Toshiba and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Microcontroller – An Introduction
Historical Background
Characteristics of Microcontrollers
Embedded Design
Programming Environment
Interrupts
Converters
Timers
Data Storage
Integration
Other Characteristics of Microcontrollers
Special Versions of Microcontrollers
Microcontroller Architecture
Types of Microcontrollers (Based on Architecture)
4-BIT MICROCONTROLLERS
8-BIT MICROCONTROLLERS
16-BIT AND 32-BIT MICROCONTROLLERS

5.APPLICATIONS OVERVIEW

Introduction
Types of Applications
MCUs in Automotive Applications

Table 12. Automotive Microcontroller Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Bit Core (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Microcontroller Smartcards
Power Grid Applications
Touch Sensing Applications
MCUs in Medical Sector

6.PRODUCT LAUNCHES

NEC Electronics America Launches 16-bit All Flash™ Microcontrollers
NEC Electronics Unveils Advanced 16-bit All Flash™ Microcontrollers with USB 2.0 Functionality
Nuvoton Technology Introduces NuMicro® Family
Microchip Technology Rolls Out PIC12F617 MCU
STMicroelectronics Introduces STM32-XL Density Devices
NEC Electronics Launches 14 All Flash™ 8-bit Microcontrollers
NEC Electronics Launches Advanced 32-bit Microcontrollers
Microchip Technology Introduces 20-, 14-, and 8-pin PIC® Microcontrollers
Infineon Launches XC82x and XC83x Series of Microcontrollers
Infineon Launches XC800 150°C Family of MCUs for High Ambient Temperature
Fujitsu Microelectronics Launches MB95330H Series of 8-bit MCUs
Atmel Introduces AES-128 Immobilizer and AVR® Microcontroller
Atmel® Launches AT90SO4 Secure Microcontroller
Atmel® Corporation Launches Microcontroller Products
NEC Electronics Launches Eight All Flash™ MCUs
NEC Electronics Unveils Six New 8-bit All Flash™ MCUs
Microchip Technology Introduces New Range of PIC® Microcontrollers
Atmel® Corporation Rolls Out AVR® Wireless Microcontroller
Atmel® Introduces Three New 6-pin picoPower® AVR® Microcontroller Range
Atmel® Launches AT90SCR050 Line of AVR® MCU
Atmel Unveils 32-bit AT32UC3L AVR® 32 Microcontroller
Atmel® Corporation Introduces AVR® 8-bit Microcontroller
Atmel® Corporation Unveils New Range of tinyAVR® Microcontrollers
Microchip Technology Rolls Out 8-bit PIC® Microcontrollers
Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe Introduces MB91460P Series
Infineon Technologies Rolls Out TriCore™ 32-bit Microcontroller Series
Texas Instruments Unveils MSP430FG47x Ultra-Low Power MCU Series
Texas Instruments Introduces MSP430F471xx MCU Series
Renesas Technology Launches RS-Dual Interface Series
Renesas Technology Introduces Versions of SH7267 and SH7266
Renesas Technology Unveils R8C/33T Group of 16-bit Microcontrollers
Renesas Technology Introduces SH72546R Microcontroller
Renesas Technology Launches 32-bit RX610 Group
Atmel® Corporation Launches New Range of AVR® Microcontrollers
STMicroelectronics and Freescale Semiconductor Launch Dual-Core Microcontroller Family
Freescale Semiconductor Rolls Out MC9S08LG32 Microcontroller
Microchip Technology Introduces PIC16(L)F1826 and PIC16(L)F1827
Microchip Technology Introduces 8-bit PIC® Microcontrollers
Fujitsu Microelectronics America Launches MB95200 Series
NXP Unveils LPC1300 Series of Microcontrollers
Renesas Launches SH7216 Range of Flash Microcontrollers
Toshiba Unveils TMPM370FY Microcontroller
Microchip Unveils 8-Bit PIC18F87J90 LCD MCU
Hyperstone Unveils E2 RISC/DSP 32-bit Microcontroller
Philips Launches LPC2800 Series of USB Microcontrollers
NEC Electronics Unveils Four Novel 8-Bit LCD MCUs
Atmel Unveils AT90SDC100/104 Secure Microcontrollers
Atmel Unveils Secure Microcontrollers
Startup Energy Micro Unveils Gecko Microcontrollers
Microchip Unveils ROM PIC® Microcontrollers
Atmel Launches ATtiny167
NEC Electronics Introduces All Flash Microcontrollers
Maxim Integrated Products Launches MAXQ2010 Microcontroller
Melexis Microelectronic Introduces MLX81200
IDC Launches ZB108 Wireless Programmable Microcontroller
Tekmos Introduces TK80C51FA Microcontroller
NEC Electronics Unveils 32-bit All Flash Microcontrollers
NEC Electronics Unveils 32-bit Microcontroller Unit
Luminary Micro Launches LM3S9000 Series Microcontrollers
Maxim Integrated Products Unveil MAXQ610 16-bit Microcontroller
Newark Unveils Piccolo F2802x/F2803x Microcontrollers
Renesas Technology Introduces New SuperH Microcontroller
Atmel Unveils New AT32UC3A3 MCU
Silicon Laboratories Unveils Mixed-Signal MCU
Fujitsu Microelectronics America Unveils 8-bit Microcontrollers
Microchip Technology Introduces New 8-bit PIC Microcontrollers
Microchip Technology Introduces Low Pin Count PIC24F04KA201 Series
Cypress Semiconductor Unveils New Microcontrollers
NEC Electronics Unveils Latest 32-bit All Flash V850E/Ix4 Microcontrollers
Atmel® Unveils 128 KB picoPower® megaAVR® Microcontroller
Silicon Laboratories Launches New Range of C8051F5xx Microcontrollers
Freescale Semiconductor Expands Embedded Motor Control Product Line
Microchip Technology Launches PIC32MX5/6/7 Microcontroller Families
Microchip Technology Rolls Out New 16-Bit PIC24F Microcontroller Families
Atmel Introduces TwinAVR™ Microcontrollers
NXP Unveils ARM® LPC1100 Microcontrollers
NXP Semiconductors Unveils LPC1340 Series of Microcontrollers
Atmel® Corporation Introduces AT90SCR100 AVR® Microcontroller
Atmel® Corporation Rolls Out AVR® XMEGA™ Range of Microcontrollers
Freescale Semiconductor Unveils S08 MCU Line for Automotive Applications
Silicon Storage Technology Unveils FlashFlex SST89C58RC Microcontroller
Analog Devices Launches ADuC706x Family of Microcontrollers
Texas Instruments Unveils the MSP430F5xx Low-Power MCUs
STMicroelectronics Launches STM8S Microcontrollers
Maxim Unveils MAXQ7665/MAXQ7666 SoC
Toshiba Unveils TMPA910CRAXBG 32-Bit Microcontroller
STMicroelectronics Introduces Flash Microcontrollers
Infineon Unveils New Range of Automotive Microcontrollers
NEC Electronics Unveils New Flash Microcontrollers
Freescale Launches Scalable 8-Bit Microcontrollers
Freescale Expands 16-Bit Microcontroller Portfolio
NEC Electronics Launches HCD/LED Microcontroller
Texas Introduces Ultra-Low Power Microcontrollers
Freescale Introduces New Power Architecture™ Microcontrollers
SST Introduces FlashFlex Microcontroller
NEC Electronics Introduces New 16-bit Microcontrollers
OKI Electric Industry Develops 8-Bit Flash Microcontroller
Renesas Unveils Novel 16-Bit CISC-Type Microcontrollers
NXP Semiconductors to Introduce Microcontroller Smart Card IC
NEC Electronics Unveils 78K0R/Fx3 Microcontrollers
NXP Semiconductors Unveils LPC2900 Microcontroller Series
Renesas Technology America Rolls Out R8C/Lx Series of Microcontrollers
NXP Semiconductors Unveils New ARM9 Microcontrollers
Freescale Semiconductor Launches 8-Bit Microcontroller Series
Freescale Semiconductor Rolls Out 16-Bit Microcontrollers
Fujitsu Microelectronics Develops Microcontroller with FRAM
Maxim Integrated Products Introduces MAXQ 1103
Freescale Semiconductor Introduces S08 MCU Family
Renesas Introduces SH74513 and SH74504 MCUs
STMicroelectronics Unveils ST23YR80 Microcontroller

7.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Renesas Merges with NEC
Microchip Technology Takes Over ZeroG Wireless
Xirgo Technologies Selects Atmel's Cortex®-M3-based Flash Microcontrollers
Atmel® Establishes New Research & Development Facility
IXYS Takes Over ZiLOG
Intellitech Corporation Selects NEC Electronics’ V850ES Microcontrollers
Adura Systems Selects FlexRay™ Automotive Microcontroller
Maxim Integrated Products Acquires Secured Transaction Range from ZiLOG
Maxim Integrated Products Acquires Wireless Control Product Line from ZiLOG
ASUSTeK Computer Purchases Moore Microprocessor Patent Portfolio License
VaST Inks Agreement with NEC Electronics
Atmel Acquires MeshNetics’ IP Rights
Omron Signs Agreement with Renesas Technology
Roper Industries Purchases Moore Microprocessor Patent™ Portfolio License
Microchip Technology Takes Over R & E International
Centre for Railway Information Systems Selects NXP Semiconductors
Renesas Technology and NEC Electronics Sign Definitive Agreement
ZeroG Enters into Partnership with Future Electronics
XStreamHD Deploys Jennic’s JN5148 and ZigBee PRO on RF One Remote Control
iBiquity® Digital Selects AVR Microcontrollers of Atmel for HD Radio™ Reference Design
Texas Instruments Acquires Luminary Micro
STMicroelectronics Starts Production of STM8L Product Lines
Universal Electronics and Audiovox Accessories Ink Comprehensive Agreement
DLP Design Signs Distribution Agreement with Digi-Key
Micrel Enters into Partnership with ZiLOG
STMicroelectronics Collaborates with Microsystems Industrial Group
Avnet EM Japan Acquires Nippon Denso Industry
Microchip Technology Collaborates with One-Net
Bel Power Opts for Microchip Technology Products
STMicroelectronics Enters into Partnership with Gemalto
NXP Semiconductors Takes Over Sharp Electronics
NXP Takes Over Silicon Laboratories’ Cellular Communications Business Operations
NXP Semiconductors Purchases BlueStreak™ from Sharp Microelectronics
Microchip Technology Inks Agreement with Teradyne

8.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Atmel Corporation (US)
Freescale Semiconductors, Inc. (US)
Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
Infineon Technologies AG (Germany)
Microchip Technology, Inc. (US)
NXP Semiconductors (The Netherlands)
Renesas Electronics Corporation (Japan)
STMicroelectronics, N.V. (Switzerland)
Texas Instruments Incorporated (US)
Toshiba Corporation (Japan)

9.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 13. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Microcontrollers by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World 10-Year Perspective for Microcontrollers by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2010 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Microcontrollers by Bit Cores – 4-bit MCU, 8-bit MCU, 16-bit MCU, and 32-bit MCU Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World 10-Year Perspective for Microcontrollers by Bit Cores – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for 4-bit MCU, 8-bit MCU, 16-bit MCU, and 32-bit MCU Markets for Years 2006, 2010 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Microcontrollers by Bit Cores – 4-bit MCU, 8-bit MCU, 16-bit MCU, and 32-bit MCU Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World 10-Year Perspective for Microcontrollers by Bit Cores – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales for 4-bit MCU, 8-bit MCU, 16-bit MCU, and 32-bit MCU Markets for Years 2006, 2010 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 40 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 50)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Japan
Europe
Germany
The United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
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