Windows for Devices just published an interesting article about a research from VDC on the embedded market trends.

  • COMs gain traction as time-to-market accelerators for OEMs
  • PC/104 module family under pressure
  • Asia continues to rise in the development of embedded technology
  • China’s growth will power MCU market
  • Suppliers will invest in services value chain
  • FPGA and GPU will expand into a number of market segments
  • Tier 2/Tier 3 OEMs and ISVs will become more important
  • The market explores HaaS (Hardware as a Service) bundles
  • Cross-platform processor suppliers learn to play nice
  • Competition will intensify and growth will accelerate
  • Android to catalyze further growth in commercial Linux market
  • Multi-OS systems will grow in designs
  • Virtualization in embedded and mobile systems will increase
  • Symbian’s loss to become MeeGo’s gain
  • OEMs to increase focus on the use of web security test tools
  • Telecom vertical will reaccelerate spend on commercial products
  • Microsoft will regain relevance in the mobile phone sector
  • Another acquisition to come?

You can find the more detailed article here.

I am curious to know what you think of this?