Body & Convenience Semiconductor Market Tracker

April 09, 2018  | Subscribers Only

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Steady growth for semiconductor used in Body and convenience applications

An increase in attachment rate of body and convenience applications such as keyless entry, automatic air-conditioning, power seat, power window and LED lighting systems is accounting for a firm growth of semiconductor content in the car. 

Overall semiconductor revenue for body and convenience applications has grown by 6.3% in 2014 and is estimated to reach $5.4 billion by 2019. Among others, lighting systems are accounting for a sharp growth of optical semiconductors. Revenue for LEDs alone grew by 34% in 2013. 

This market tracker examines the semiconductor market by ECU type and by ECU manufacturer in body electronics applicatons from the nbody control module to LED lighting through seat electronics and HVAC systems.

Key Issues Addressed

  • What is the semiconductor spending of ECU suppliers like Bosch, Continental, Denso, Lear, etc?
  • What are the growth drivers for semiconductor ICs in body electronics beyond LED lighting? 
  • How does the  semiconductor content vary by  vehicle segment (A, B, C, D, E & F)?
  • Which body electronics applications will drive semiconducor revenue in emerging markets such as China and India?
  • Do integrated chips (SBCs or LIN LED driver ICs) hold potential revenue growth against discrete components?
  • How does integration of TPMS with keyless entry systems affect semiconductor content?
  • Which other automotive applications would be possibly integrated in body ECUs?

Luca De Ambroggi

Senior Research Director, Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Luca is leading the research and analysis for Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions within the Transformative Technology team at IHS Markit. Under his guidance, his team offers insights, data and strategical assistance to companies, in their effort to develop individual growth strategies, market-entry plans and competitive analysis in the disruptive world of Artificial Intelligence.

Jérémie Bouchaud

Senior Director, MEMS & Sensors

Jérémie Bouchaud is unique to the MEMS industry – his breadth of MEMS device and application knowledge is unmatched, particularly in terms of automotive, consumer markets and RF MEMS.

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