FPGA Market by Architecture (Sram, Fuse, Anti-Fuse), Configuration (High End, Mid-Range, Low End), Application (Telecommunication, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Industrial, Military & Aerospace, Medical, Computing & Data Centers), and Geography - Trends & Forecasts From 2014 – 2020
Internet availability is required for many mobile devices including smartphones, laptops, or tablets. We have seen a huge growth in the market of these devices and in coming years, the market of these devices is expected to experience a huge growth. Owing to the huge market size for smartphones, tablets, and laptops, the number of internet users has also increased across the world; however, the problem of handling big data persists which can be resolved with the help of FPGA devices. Currently, FPGAs are one of the most advanced devices to handle big computing and can be re-programmed according to the specifications of various applications. The report talks about the FPGA market size and provides a forecast between 2013 and 2020, including the historical years. The report predicts that the FPGA market is expected to cross $8.5 billion mark in 2020, with an estimated CAGR of 8.1%.
Though communication applications of FPGA hold the highest share in the application market, the new applications are expected to penetrate the FPGA market; this is because more number of end-users are becoming aware of the advantages of using FPGA instead of ASICs, ASSPs, and SoCs. Moreover, currently FPGAs are produced in small batches for process nodes such as 16nm and 14nm; however, in a couple of years the production of these process node based FPGAs is expected to increase. The report analyses the eight different applications including communication, consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, military & aerospace, medical, computing, and data centers. Each of these applications has been sub-segmented into various other applications.
The FPGA market has also been segmented, by configuration into high end, mid-range, and low end. The market for these configurations has been examined in this research study by considering the various applications and process nodes.
Coming to geographical analysis of FPGA, the report covers the three main geographies including North America, Europe, and APAC. The rest of the world (ROW) section has also been considered wherein, regions such as South Africa and Middle East were analyzed. Each of these regions has also been segmented by countries, wherein the market size of each country with the respective forecast between 2014 and 2020 has been considered for this report.
The report also provides premium insights pertaining to the market; detailing the different drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges that are expected to shape the future of the FPGA market; Porter’s Five Forces analysis has been conducted; detailing the competitive landscape and company profiles of the top FPGA players. Xilinx and Altera are the market leaders, with Lattice Semiconductor and MicroSemi Corporation also comprising a significant share. Furthermore, new start-ups such as Tabula and Achronix are also playing a major role in shaping the FPGA market. The competitive strategies of the respective companies along with, the related recent developments and market share have been analyzed in this study.