Kris, the MEMS microphones market is commoditized to the hilt with low margins. The volumes have to be high enough to erase Wolfson's losses. Besides Wolfson may also have loss-leading product lines which might have been offset by the microphone sales.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.