Global Multi-Core Processors Industry

Nov 19, 2015, 17:10 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Multi-Core Processors in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 34 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation
ARM Limited
Broadcom Corporation
Cavium, Inc.
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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers.............. I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Multi-Core Processor..............I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW.............. II-1 Multi-core Processing - A Prelude II-1 Moore's Law on CPU Architectures Influences Shift towards Multiple Cores.............. II-2 Transistor Counts (1971-2015) & Moore's law II-3 Developing Countries Excel in Growth Prospects II-3 Table 1: Global Multi-core Processors Market by Geographic Region/Country (2014-2020): Ranked by CAGR for Asia-Pacific, Rest of World, US, Europe, Japan, and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-4 Increasing Performance Needs of Mobile Devices Shift Focus onto Multi-Core Processors..............II-4 Impact of Volatile Economic Environment on Multi-Core Processors Market: A Review..............II-5 Table 2: World Real GDP Growth by Region/ Country (2013-2016P) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

2. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE..............II-8 Intense Competition Typifies Microprocessors Market II-8 Table 3: Leading Vendors in the Global Microprocessors Market (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for AMD, Freescale, Intel, MediaTek, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung (including Apple), Texas Instruments, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-9 AMD Loses Share to Qualcomm and Samsung/Apple II-9 Intel Yet to Make a Dent in ARM-Dominated Mobile Processors Market.............. II-10 Qualcomm & Apple Lead Mobile Processors Market II-11 Table 4: Leading Players in the Smartphone Application Processors Market (As of Q1 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Apple, MediaTek, Qualcomm, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 5: Leading Players in the Global Tablet Application Processors Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-12 Processor Manufacturers Vie to Design Processors for Latest Smartphones.............. II-12 MediaTek's Helio™ X20 Deca-core Mobile Processor: The More, the Better!.............. II-13 Price Wars Rife in Low-to-Mid Tier Mobile Multi- core Processors Market.............. II-14 Embedded Multi-Core Processors Market: Intel at the Helm II-14 Intel Far Ahead in R&D Spending..............II-15 Intel Focuses on Developing 10nm Transistors II-16

3. GROWTH DRIVERS, MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES II-17 Focus on Multithreaded Applications to Drive Demand for Multi- Core Processors.............. II-17 Increasing Sales of Consumer Electronics Augur Well for Market Growth.............. II-17 Table 6: Global Consumer Electronics Market by Geographic Region/Country (2012 & 2015): Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East, and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-18

Table 7: Global Home Audio Equipment Market by Geographic Region (2012 & 2015): Annual Sales (in Thousand Units) for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18 Booming Smartphone Sales Transforms Mobile Multi-Core Processors Market..............II-19 Table 8: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide (as a Percentage of Total Population) for Major Countries (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-20

Table 9: Smartphone Penetration Rate (%) for Select Countries Worldwide as a Percentage of Mobile Phone Users (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21 Media Tablets: An Opportunity for Multi-core Processors Market II-22 Table 10: Worldwide Shipments of Desktop PCs, Tablets and Mobile Phones (2014 & 2015) (In Million Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-23 SMP Technology Aids Performance Improvement in Mobile Devices II-23 Growing Prominence of Multi-Core Processor Architectures in Embedded Systems.............. II-24 Asymmetrical Multi-core Processing for Complex Embedded Systems II-25 Integrated Multi-Core Processors Market: Set for Substantial Growth.............. II-26 Shift towards SDN and NFV-based Solutions to Foster Demand for Multi-Core Processors..............II-27 Need for Better Packet Processing Propels Demand for Multi- core Processors in Telecom Equipment Market II-28 Smart Grids Drive Multi-core Processor Demand in Energy Sector II-30 Increasing Electronic Content Drives Adoption of Multi-Core Technology in Automobiles..............II-30 Table 11: Cost of Automotive Electronics as % of Total Vehicle Cost (1990-2030) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 12: World Passenger Car Production by Geographic Region/Country (2010- 2018) (In '000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-33

Table 13: World Commercial Vehicles Production by Geographic Region/Country (2010-2018) (In '000 units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-34 Avionics Systems Benefit from Flexibility of Multi-core Architectures.............. II-34 Multi-core Processors Find Use in Safety-Critical Airborne Systems.............. II-35 Cloud Computing: Impact on Multi-core Processors Market II-35 Servers with Multi-Core Processors: Gain Prominence II-36 Table 14: Global Server Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Architecture (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-36

Table 15: Global Server Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Architecture (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-37 Why are Multi-Core Processors Important for Servers? II-37 System-on-Chip for Micro Servers II-38 Rising Adoption of Cloud Computing: Opportunities for Multi- core Servers.............. II-38 Table 16: Global Enterprise Cloud Services Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-39 Rising Prominence of Automation in Processing & Manufacturing Bodes Well for Multi-core Processors II-39 Table 17: World Market for Industrial Automation by End-use Sector (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Investments for Automotive, Chemical, Food Processing, Oil & Gas, Packaging, Pharmaceuticals, Plastic Manufacturing, Power, Textile, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 18: Global Industrial Robotics Market by Geographic Region (2014 & 2020): Annual Robot Sales in Units for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41 Advancing Medical Device Market: Potential for Multi-core Processors Market..............II-41 "Internet of Things'" to Open New Growth Avenues II-42 Emergence of Quadcore and Octacore SoC Processors II-42 Multi-core Processors to Help Expand Applications of Embedded Systems.............. II-43 Network-On-Chip Technology Critical to the Efficiency of SoC II-43 Software Developers Face Challenges in Transition to Multi- Core CPUs.............. II-44 Multi-Core Processing & Issues with Parallel Computing II-44 What Could be the Possible Solutions for Parallel Computing Problems?.............. II-45 A Peek at Recent Innovations/Developments in Multi-core Processor Space.............. II-46 Researchers Develop Integrated Tool Chain to Improve Efficiency of Multi-core Processors II-46 MIT Researchers Unveil 36-Core Chip II-47 Researchers Develop Wireless Multi-core Chip Design for Data Centers.............. II-47 MIT's New Algorithm Aims to Increase Multi-core Processor Speeds II-48

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW.............. II-49 An Introduction to Multi-Core Processing II-49 Evolution of Multi-core Processor Technology: A Glance at the Timeline.............. II-49 Transistors: The Computing Power of CPUs II-50 Multi-Core Processor: A Conceptual Definition II-51 Multithreading.............. II-52 Clock Speeds.............. II-53 Basic Design of a Multi-core Processor II-53 Basic Architecture of a Simple Multi-Core System II-54 Types of Multi-Core Processors II-54 Dual-Core Processors..............II-55 Basic Framework of a Dual-Core CPU Chip II-55 Quad-core Processors..............II-56 Basic Framework of a Quad-Core CPU Chip with Four Cores on Single Chip.............. II-56 Hexa-core Processors..............II-57 Octa-core Processors..............II-57 A Glance at Select Tablet Models with Octa-core Processors II-57 A Glance at Select Smartphone Models with Octa-core Processors II-58 Many-Core Processors..............II-58 Classification of Multi-core Processors II-58 Homogeneous Vs Heterogeneous Multi-core Processors II-59 Types of Multi-Core Processor Software Configurations II-60 Multi-Core Programming..............II-60 Parallel Programming Models for Multi-core Systems II-61 Advantages of Multi-Core Processors II-61 Drawbacks of Multi-Core Processors II-62 Standards for Multi-core Processors II-63

5. END-USE MARKETS: AN OVERVIEW..............II-65 Computers.............. II-65 Telecommunications Equipment..............II-66 Consumer Electronics..............II-66 Automotive.............. II-66 Energy.............. II-67 Medical Devices.............. II-67 Industrial Automation..............II-67

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-69 MediaTek Unveils Quad-core MT8173 Processor for Tablets II-69 EZchip Launches TILE-Mx Range of Multicore Processors II-69 InvenSense Unveils Motion Sensor with Multi-Core Processor II-69 EZchip to Develop Multicore Network Processors for NFV II-69 eSOL Develops Software-Hardware Interface Multi-Many-Core Processors.............. II-69 MediaTek Releases MT675364-bit Octa-core Smartphone SoC II-69 Cavium Introduces 802.11AC MU-MIMO WLAN Access Point Reference Design.............. II-70 Cavium Offers Support for NVIDIA® Tesla® GPU Accelerators in ThunderX ARM Processors..............II-70 Qualcomm Introduces New Snapdragon™ Processors for High- Performance Mobile Devices..............II-70 Cavium Demonstrates 100Gbps Throughput OCTEON III Processor II-70 XMOS Launches xCORE-200TM Multicore Microcontroller Family II-70 Intel Launches Intel® Xeon® Processor Range for Businesses II-70 MediaTek Unveils Helio™ X20 Deca-Core Mobile Processor II-71 EnSilica Introduces eSi-32X0MP Multicore Processor II-71 Cavium Launches Fifth-Generation of ThunderX™ Multi-Core Processors.............. II-71 Broadcom Launches XLP® II Multi-Core Communications Processors Range.............. II-71 Radisys Rolls Out Multicore DSP Card for MPX-12000 Broadband MRF II-71 Siemens Develops Open-Source Code for Multicore Acceleration II-71 Kontron Launches Mini Server with Multicore Processor Performance II-72 Broadcom Launches XLP500 Series Multi-core Communications Processor.............. II-72 ARM and Taiwan Semiconductor Unveil 16nm FinFET Heterogeneous Multi-core CPU.............. II-72 Freescale Introduces New Portfolio of QorIQ Multicore Processors II-72 Broadcom Unveils New Generation of Multicore Processors with 64-bit ARM® core.............. II-72 Intel Introduces Multicore SoCs for Mobile Devices II-72 Cavium's OCTEON® III Multicore MIPS64® Processors by Wind River Operating Systems..............II-73 Broadcom Launches XLP900 Series of Multi-Core Communications Processor.............. II-73 Advantech Unveils Advanced Video Solutions with Multicore DSP Technology.............. II-73 Ceragon Powers Next-Gen Multi-Core Packet Radio with MIPS® Processor.............. II-73

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-74 Kalray Collaborates with eSOL..............II-74 Applied Micro Circuits and Theobroma Announce COMExpress Module with Multicore CPU..............II-74 Karbonn Enters into Strategic Partnership with MediaTek II-74 EZchip Semiconductor Acquires Tilera II-74 Avago Technologies Acquires LSI Corporation II-74 Mindspeed Technologies Sells Communication Processor Division to Freescale.............. II-74 Recore Licenses Many-Core Processor Subsystem for Space Missions II-75 Cavium Collaborates with Oracle for ThunderX™ Processor Family II-75

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS..............II-76 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (USA) II-76 Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (USA) II-76 ARM Limited (UK).............. II-76 Broadcom Corporation (USA)..............II-77 Cavium, Inc. (USA)..............II-78 EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (Israel) II-78 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (USA) II-78 Intel Corporation (USA)..............II-79 Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (Bermuda) II-79 MediaTek, Inc. (Taiwan)..............II-80 Qualcomm Incorporated (USA)..............II-80 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-81 Texas Instruments, Inc. (USA)..............II-81

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE..............II-82 Table 19: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Multi-core Processors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-82

Table 20: World Historic Review for Multi-core Processors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 21: World 14-Year Perspective for Multi-core Processors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-84

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES.............. III-1 A.Market Analysis.............. III-1 Outlook.............. III-1 Significant Opportunities for Embedded Multi-core Processors Market.............. III-1 Growing Consumer Electronics Sales Augur Well for Market Growth III-1 Automation in Processing & Manufacturing Automation Fuels Demand for Embedded Multi-core Processors III-2 Product Innovations/Introductions III-2 Strategic Corporate Developments III-5 Key Players.............. III-6 B.Market Analytics..............III-9 Table 22: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Multi-core Processors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-9

Table 23: US Historic Review for Multi-core Processors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

2. CANADA.............. III-11 Market Analysis.............. III-11 Table 24: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Multi-core Processors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-11

Table 25: Canadian Historic Review for Multi-core Processors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

3. JAPAN.............. III-13 A.Market Analysis.............. III-13 Outlook.............. III-13 Established Electronics Manufacturing Sector Helps Market Maintain Momentum..............III-13 Robotics Sector Generates High Demand for Embedded Multi- core Processors..............III-13 Product Innovation/Introduction III-13 B.Market Analytics..............III-14 Table 26: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Multi-core Processors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-14

Table 27: Japanese Historic Review for Multi-core Processors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

4. EUROPE.............. III-16 A.Market Analysis.............. III-16 Market Overview.............. III-16 Review of Growth Potential in Major End-Use Markets of Multi-Core Processors..............III-16 Consumer Electronics..............III-16 Communication and Wireless Infrastructure III-17 Automotive Industry..............III-17 Industrial Automation..............III-17 Energy Sector.............. III-18 Healthcare.............. III-18 Aerospace Industry..............III-18 Russia Unveils Indigenously Developed Quad-Core CPU III-19 Product Innovations/Introductions III-19 Strategic Corporate Developments III-19 ARM Limited (UK) - A Key Player III-20 B.Market Analytics..............III-21 Table 28: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Multi-core Processors by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-21

Table 29: European Historic Review for Multi-core Processors by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 30: European 14-Year Perspective for Multi-core Processors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-23

5. ASIA-PACIFIC.............. III-24 A.Market Analysis.............. III-24 Outlook.............. III-24 China.............. III-24 Expanding Consumer Electronics Market: Growth for Embedded Multi-core Processors..............III-24 Growing Focus on Industrial Automation Bodes Well for Market Growth.............. III-25 Chinese SoC Manufacturers Target Low Cost Tablet Market III-25 Price-based Competition Intensifies in Low-to-Mid Tier Mobile Processors..............III-25 India.............. III-26 Rising Demand for Embedded Systems Bodes Well for Market Growth.............. III-26 Booming Sales of Smart Mobile Devices: Opportunity for Multi-core Processing Market III-27 Strategic Corporate Developments III-27 MediaTek, Inc. (Taiwan) - A Key Player III-28 B.Market Analytics..............III-29 Table 31: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Multi-core Processors by Geographic Region - China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-29

Table 32: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Multi-core Processors by Geographic Region - China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 33: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Multi-core Processors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-31

6. REST OF WORLD.............. III-32 A.Market Analysis.............. III-32 Outlook.............. III-32 Strategic Corporate Developments III-32 Key Players.............. III-33 B.Market Analytics..............III-34 Table 34: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Multi-core Processors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 35: Rest of World Historic Review for Multi-core Processors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-35

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 34

The United States (17) Japan (2) Europe (10) - France (1) - Germany (1) - The United Kingdom (5) - Rest of Europe (3) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (2) Latin America (1) Middle East (2)
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