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re: Analog chip vendors post profits
yalanand   10/31/2010 11:50:39 AM
But cable settop boxes are thing of past now. Now you will get televisions which have cable settop box inbuilt in it. Definitely analog will rule the world till VLSI is present. Afterall this world is Analog..:)

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re: Analog chip vendors post profits
daleste   10/30/2010 10:12:44 PM
Looks like all of them are saying that fourth quarter will be a little lower. That is normal, so I don't see this as predicting a downturn in analog business.

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Silicon_Smith   10/29/2010 6:40:56 PM
I think analog will always be in demand. The industry and applications for analog chips is so big, and though it might overlap at times with embedded, mostly it holds its own. Within digital, there might be technologies that eat into each other, but analog and digital will remain together on every board.

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Luis Sanchez   10/29/2010 6:07:07 PM
It appears we are getting out from the economic crisis. People are buying television receivers and cable set top boxes. Let's hope this gets even better. And it appears analog chips are still in demand. I think they will always be among us as digital can't do it all... right? will SDR catch-up?

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krisi   10/29/2010 3:17:31 PM
Impressive results at Maxim etc...analog chip vendors have traditionally managed to produce good profit margins...we will see what 2011 brings! Kris

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