Tempe, Ariz.--August 18, 1998--The market for programmable DSP chips will grow20 percent in 1998 to the $3.9 billion level, according to a new report publishedby DSP market research firm Forward Concepts (Tempe). The positive growth of DSPs in a chip market that will experience negative overall growth this year is principally due to the healthy market for digital wireless communications, which, according to the report, continues to grow worldwide.
The new report "DSP Strategies 2002" forecasts a healthier 32 percent growth forprogrammable DSP chips in 1999, not only due to an improved Asian economy,but through numerous new DSP markets that are beginning to emerge,including digital cameras, satellite phones, smart antennas, voice over IP,AC motor control, and even digital TV. The DSP market is forecast to growat a 33 percent compound rate to the $13.4 billion level in 2002.
The report forecasts 45-plus different markets driven byDSP technology, and includes econometric analysis of worldwideelectronics production by region, including IC content and DSP contribution.As a reference guide, the report includes a chapter on modulation basics,a DSP glossary, communication and multimedia terms, and a listing of 1,075 companies and their involvement inDSP.
The fully-indexed 600-page report is illustrated with200-plus figures and 50 tables. It's priced at $3,850until September 1. After that date the price will be $4,350.Additional copies are available at a discount. A free brochure isavailable.
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