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Global Industrial Embedded Systems Market 2016-2020

About Industrial Embedded Systems

Integrated circuits and microchips have revolutionized industrial automation. The earliest example of a single board single purpose design is the PC/104, which had accessory boards to accommodate many application needs, but was as large as a 3.5-inch floppy disk. Chip manufacturers subsequently improvised and developed single board systems with smaller processors that can perform advanced functions. The system-on-module (SOM) and system-on-chip (SoC) are advanced computerised platforms, which comprise processors, I/O functions, and communication interfaces. They are ubiquitous and serve a broad range of applications starting from a calculator to industrial controls to space technology. Currently, more than 2 billion microcontrollers are developed and manufactured every year.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global industrial embedded systems market to grow at a CAGR of 10.16% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global industrial embedded systems market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the top five vendors operating in the market.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Industrial Embedded Systems 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
  • Atmel
  • Intel
  • National Instruments
  • Infineon Technologies
Other prominent vendors
  • AAEON Electronics
  • Acrosser Embedded SBC
  • ADES
  • ADL Embedded Solutions
  • ADLINK Technology
  • Advantech
  • AEWIN Technologies
  • ARM
  • Artesyn Embedded Technologies
  • AXIOMTEK
  • Beckhoff Automation
  • Bharathi Electronics
  • IBASE Technology
  • ICOP Technology
  • Nexcom Europe
  • NXP
  • MEN Mikro Electronik
  • PHYTEC Embedded
  • Renesas
  • Samsung Electronics
  • SECO
  • STMicroelectronics
  • Syslogic
  • Texas Instruments
  • Sealevel Systems
  • Technoland
  • Toradex
  • Touit
  • VIA Technologies
Market driver
  • Advances in industrial embedded vision systems.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High development cost of industrial embedded systems.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increased adoption of multi-core processors.
  • 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 Industrial Embedded Systems Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global industrial embedded systems market: Atmel, Intel, National Instruments, and Infineon Technologies.

Other prominent vendors in the market are: AAEON Electronics, Acrosser Embedded SBC, ADES, ADL Embedded Solutions, ADLINK Technology, Advantech, AEWIN Technologies, ARM, Artesyn Embedded Technologies, AXIOMTEK, Beckhoff Automation, Bharathi Electronics, IBASE Technology, ICOP Technology, Nexcom Europe, NXP, MEN Mikro Electronik, PHYTEC Embedded, Renesas, Samsung Electronics, SECO, STMicroelectronics, Syslogic, Texas Instruments, Sealevel Systems, Technoland, Toradex, Touit, and VIA Technologies.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One of latest trends in the market is increased adoption of multi-core processors. Earlier, 8-bit microcontrollers were the most commonly used in industrial embedded systems such as motor control, industrial process control, actuators, sensors, and robotics. However, industrial technology has advanced to include complex capabilities such as wireless connectivity, imaging, smart sensors and this has propelled the demand for advanced and efficient algorithms. Hence, vendors are designing single chips with multiple cores to enhance applications, increase reliability, reduce power consumption, and lower overall operational costs.”

According to the report, one of the primary drivers in the market is increased emphasis on energy efficiency in industries. Motors in all major industries consume more than 60% of the global manufacturing industrial sector’s energy annually. We estimate that more than 7% of the global energy demand can be effectively reduced by optimizing industrial motor energy efficiency. The ISO 9000/14000 is an international energy and quality management system that emphasizes the use of specialized systems to ensure energy efficiency in the operation of compressors, motors, and pumps.

Further, the report states that one major challenge in the market is high development cost of industrial embedded system. According to Moore’s law based on astute observations, the number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles every two years. An ideal embedded system is a low cost, compact system which features memory, processor and I/O peripherals on a single chip. However, designing the hardware of industrial embedded systems is riddled with difficulty as many compromises occur while trying to augment one function. For instance, trying to reduce power expenditure reduces the overall speed and increases the size of the system. Similarly, efforts to increase the speed and functionalities of the chip results in an increase of cost of manufacturing price of the embedded system. Hence due to this complex designing process, the time to market can be as large as eight months for industrial embedded systems and incur high development costs. We note that there is a huge difference between production costs and development costs for small, medium, and sophisticated embedded systems.

Companies Mentioned

Atmel, Intel, National Instruments, Infineon Technologies, AAEON Electronics, Acrosser Embedded SBC, ADES, ADL Embedded Solutions, ADLINK Technology, Advantech, AEWIN Technologies, ARM, Artesyn Embedded Technologies, AXIOMTEK, Beckhoff Automation, Bharathi Electronics, IBASE Technology, ICOP Technology, Nexcom Europe, NXP, MEN Mikro Electronik, PHYTEC Embedded, Renesas, Samsung Electronics, SECO, STMicroelectronics, Syslogic, Texas Instruments, Sealevel Systems, Technoland, Toradex, Touit, VIA Technologies.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Market definition
    • Market segmentation
      • Table Market segmentation
      • Table Key geographies covered
      • Table Key region
    • Report assumptions
      • Table Report assumptions
    • Key vendors in the market
      • Table Key vendors
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Components of an embedded system
      • Table Major devices of an industrial embedded system
      • Table Characteristics of embedded systems
      • Table Industrial embedded system advantages and constraints
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global industrial embedded systems market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Classification based on functional requirements
      • Table Geographic industrial concentration against end-user industries (2015)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by component
    • Market overview
      • Table Global industrial embedded systems market: Segmentation by component 2015 and 2020
    • Global industrial embedded systems market by hardware
      • Table Basic circuit elements of embedded system hardware
      • Table Micro-controllers categorized as per word lengths
      • Table Commonly used microcontrollers in various applications
      • Table Global industrial embedded systems market by hardware 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global industrial embedded systems market by software
      • Table Steps involved in assembly program language
      • Table Global industrial embedded systems market by software 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Global industrial embedded systems market by type
      • Table Categorization of embedded systems as per processor
      • Table Global industrial embedded systems market by type 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table YoY growth rate comparison
      • Table Application of industrial embedded systems across major industries
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Global industrial embedded systems market: Segmentation by geography 2015 and 2020
    • Industrial embedded systems market in APAC
      • Table Industrial embedded systems market in APAC ($ billions)
      • Table Planned pipeline investments
      • Table Cement production in India
      • Table Safety standards issued by Indian government
      • Table Planned investments in APAC
    • Industrial embedded systems market in Americas
      • Table Industrial embedded systems market in Americas ($ billions)
      • Table Planned investments in Americas across various industries
    • Industrial embedded systems market in EMEA
      • Table Industrial embedded systems market in EMEA ($ billions)
      • Table Planned investments in EMEA
  • Market drivers
    • Table Energy organization and their guidelines in various countries
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Table Embedded system: Production cost versus development cost
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Industrial applications of IoT
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competition overview
      • Table Market growth strategy of established vendors
      • Table Product offerings
  • Key takeaways
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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