The demand of chips can be estimated through the sales in retail space. There are fewer customers in electronics store. It is not a surprise that the net growth is zero. The question is whether China market is able to catch up on spending to maintain the global demand of electronics.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.