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Global Ferroelectric RAM Market 2016-2020

Global Ferroelectric RAM Market 2016-2020

About Ferroelectric RAM

Ferroelectric random access memory (ferroelectric RAM) is a type of solid-state data storage memory which is a medium for computer-related applications. It is a non-volatile memory, which makes it different from the other types of RAM like DRAM that are used in personal computers. Memories are a part of application segment in ferroelectric films including microsystems, and high frequency components (electrical).

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global ferroelectric RAM market to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global ferroelectric RAM market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from shipment of F-RAM hardware and software.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, global ferroelectric RAM market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Cypress semiconductor
  • Fujitsu
  • IBM
  • Texas Instruments
Other prominent vendors
  • Infineon technologies AG
  • LAPIS semiconductor
  • Toshiba
Market driver
  • Increasing demand in automotive applications
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Increasing complexity in RAM design
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growing need for high-speed memory devices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Ferroelectric RAM Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global ferroelectric RAM market: Cypress semiconductor, Fujitsu, IBM, and Texas Instruments.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Infineon technologies AG, LAPIS semiconductor, and Toshiba.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The global ferroelectric RAM market is witnessing the trend of increasing investment in R&D by the leading market vendors. Some of the leading vendors like Ramtron, Texas Instruments, and Fujitsu have increased their investment in the R&D of ferroelectric RAM hardware and software. These vendors have identified the huge growth potential of this market, which is motivating them to invest more in R&D, especially for a proper set of technology standards. Moreover, the increase in R&D spending has also improved the performance and efficiency of ferroelectric RAMs, thereby increasing the application areas for these data storage media over a period of time.”

According to the report, low power consumption will be a key driver for market growth. The feature such as low power consumption of ferroelectric RAMs has increased their demand in various battery-driven applications. Ferroelectric RAM is mostly used in battery-powered wireless sensors since it consumes almost 50% less power than other flash memories. This result in an increase in the battery life to a great extent, leading to a reduction in maintenance costs. Here, the vendor gets the advantage as they can compete in the market on the price. Moreover, the lower power consumption also eases the users using the devices integrated with the RAMs as their expenses gets reduced.

Further, the report states that vendors need to focus on all aspects of the ferroelectric RAM from design to final development process in order to increase market acceptance of their products. However, any delay in this process might reduce the market acceptance value of the ferroelectric RAMs, thereby having a negative impact on the overall revenue of the market. Thus, the reduced time to market is one of the major challenges being faced by vendors in the market and is expected to hinder the revenues resulting in the volatile margins.

Companies Mentioned

Cypress semiconductor, Fujitsu, IBM, Texas Instruments, Infineon technologies AG, LAPIS semiconductor, Toshiba.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Comparison of NOR and NAND flash memories
      • Table Classification of semiconductor memory
      • Table Market summary
  • Current emerging memory technologies
    • Table Classification of current emerging memory technologies
    • Table Basic MRAM cell structure
    • Table Basic STT-MRAM
    • Table Basic architecture of FeRAM
    • Table Basic PCRAM cell structure
    • Table Basic RRAM cell structure
    • Table Structure of polymer memory device
    • Table Racetrack memory diagram with U-shaped magnetic nanowires
    • Table Comparison of emerging major non-volatile memory
  • Supply chain
    • Table Device industry value chain
    • Table Marketing and sales management
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global FeRAM market 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Five force analysis
      • Table Five force analysis
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Global FeRAM market segmentation by geography 2016-2020
    • Table Global FeRAM market segmentation by geography 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Americas
      • Table FeRAM market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • APAC
      • Table FeRAM market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • EMEA
      • Table FeRAM market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • CAGR comparison
      • Table CAGR comparison
  • Market drivers
    • Low power consumption
    • Growing demand for FeRAM in automotive applications
      • Table Basic block diagram of EDR
    • Increased adoption in smart cards
    • Increased usage of FeRAM in medical applications
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Short data storage time
    • Emergence of other new technologies
      • Table Other new technologies
    • High cost of production
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Emergence of new FeRAM design using CMOS process
    • Growing popularity of FeRAM-based smart meters
      • Table Global smart meter market by revenue 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global smart meter market by shipments 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Development of high-speed FeRAM
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Opportunities in the coming years
    • Vendor landscape
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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