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190 million smart home products by 2018

The smart home market will grow by 56%, compounded annually, in the next three years, with 190 million products shipping by 2018, according to market research firm IHS Technology, and Bluetooth Smart will be the fastest growing smart home connectivity technology. “Bluetooth Smart has the unique advantage of being low…

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Printed electronics components are a reality - IDTechEx

The development of printed electronic components and the introduction of products is the subject of research conducted by IDTechEx. AC Electroluminescence displays AC Electroluminescent (EL) displays are simple, screen printed light emitting displays that require an AC power source. They are built of low cost, light emitting segments that can…

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MCUs back on a roll

After a tough three years, microcontrollers are expected to grow 6% this year to $16bn, 7% next year and 9% in 2016 after a flat 2013 and a 3% fall in 2012, says IC Insights…

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King of the Hype-Cycle

The internet of things (IoT) has achieved recognition from a major industry analyst. IoT is, says Gartner, the most over-hyped technology on the planet…

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3/4 of UK on-line every day

The UK Office of National Statistics (ONS) has published internet access figures for adults this year. 68% accessed the internet using a mobile device, rising to 96% for 16 to 24 year-olds. 54% accessed social media (91% for 16 to 24 year olds). 76% accessed the internet daily (35…

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Is the MEMS market going fabless?

Strong price pressure will limit revenue growth in the market for MEMS devices and encouraging the growth of new fabless suppliers, according to market research company Yole Développement. The French analyst estimates that the MEMS market is seeing 7% fall in prices each year. Interestingly the MEMS companies which…

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