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Global Physical Intellectual Property Market 2017-2021

Global Physical Intellectual Property Market 2017-2021

About Physical Intellectual Property

Physical IPs are referred as the design of building blocks used in the development of SoCs. Physical IP, which includes analog and mixed signal, memory cells, wired interface, wireless interface, and physical library accounted for a revenue share of 32.05% in the global semiconductor IP market.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global physical intellectual property market to grow at a CAGR of 11.75% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global physical intellectual property market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the licensing of other semiconductor IPs such as processor IP and digital IP.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Physical Intellectual Property Market 2017-2021, 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
  • ARM
  • Cadence Design Systems
  • CEVA
  • Imagination Technologies
  • Lattice Semiconductor
  • Rambus
  • Synopsys
Market driver
  • Growing complexity of ICs
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Complexity in delivering configurable semiconductor IP
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growth in in-vehicle networks
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 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?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Industry overview
    • Semiconductor IP ecosystem
      • Table Semiconductor value chain
      • Table Semiconductor IP ecosystem
      • Table Functional aspect of semiconductor IP industry
    • Business models
      • Table Licenses offered by semiconductor IP vendors
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global physical IP market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market analysis
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Table Global physical IP market by application 2016-2021 (% revenue)
    • Mobile computing devices
      • Table Global physical IP market in mobile computing devices segment 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Consumer electronic devices
      • Table Global physical IP market in consumer electronics segment 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Number of connected households by region 2016-2021 (millions of units)
    • Automotive
      • Table Global physical IP market in automotive segment 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Industrial automation
    • Networking
      • Table Global physical IP market in networking segment 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Others
      • Table Global physical IP market in other segments 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Global physical IP market by geography 2016-2021 (%)
      • Table Global physical IP market by geography 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table Physical IP market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Top ten semiconductor foundries by country 2015
    • Americas
      • Table Physical IP market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Physical IP market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Growing complexity of ICs
    • Intense competition among mobile computing device vendors
    • Growing connected devices market
      • Table Global connected device market 2016-2021
    • Increase in government initiatives
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Complexity in delivering configurable semiconductor IP
      • Table IP configurability spectrum
    • High reuse of semiconductor IP
    • Integration and verification problems of physical IP
    • High investment due to increased complexity of IP core design
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Growth in in-vehicle networks
    • Proliferation of wireless technologies
    • Decrease in lithography wavelength
      • Table Node transition in semiconductor industry
    • Emergence of Fourth Industrial Revolution
      • Table Stages of industrial revolution
    • Emergence of nanophotonic ICs
      • Table Global nanophotonics IC market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Parameters of competition in physical IP market
    • Key product launch and strategic collaborations
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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