Automotive Infotainment SoCs Market

Automotive Infotainment SoCs Market: Growing Interest in Self-driving & Semi-autonomous Cars to Provide Impetus to Market Growth: Global Industry Analysis (2013 - 2017) & Opportunity Assessment (2018 - 2028)

  • 2018-05-04
  • REP-GB-5249
  • 274 pages
  • Format: PDF/PPT/Excel

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Automotive Infotainment Socs Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Automotive Infotainment Socs market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Automotive Infotainment Socs market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

The growing disposable income of consumers has led to rise in the demand for high-end and fully automated cars across the globe. With growing affluence among consumers, their purchasing power is also evidently increasing, which is eventually pushing the market for leisure products such as automotive infotainment SoCs. Advancements in the automotive industry ecosystem is one of the core reasons behind swelling adoption of automotive infotainment SoCs both in passenger cars as well as commercial vehicles.

Connectivity is surfacing as a key competitive differentiator in the scenario of the automotive market. The automotive industry is surging towards connected vehicle technologies such as V2P (vehicle-to-pedestrian), V2I (vehicle-to infrastructure), V2V (vehicle-to-vehicle), and V2D (vehicle-to-device), as well as automotive manufacturers are implementing advanced features like voice control, wireless charging capabilities, back-up cameras, blind spot awareness, and many others. For implementing these next generation technologies with automotive OEMs, telecom service providers, vehicles, electronic instruments manufacturers, and IT service providers have already been collaborating with each other. Moreover, several brands are adopting more collaborative ways of working towards innovations in connected car technology. These progressions in the automotive industry are projected to augment the growth of the global automotive infotainment SoCs market. Increasing R&D investments have also been identified to be a significantly impactful factor supporting the development of novel products, especially by the manufacturers of passenger and luxury cars.

Integration of automotive infotainment SoCs in passenger cars is expected to remain significantly high than in commercial cars

Several leading companies across the globe are introducing new automotive infotainment technologies in order to gain the attention of the leading automotive manufacturers and also expand the sales of their products. The burgeoning demand for luxury and sedan cars has also stirred up the demand for automotive infotainment SoCs from passenger car manufacturers. For instance, in April 2014, Google launched the 'Open Automotive Alliance', a global alliance of technology and automotive companies, including Audi, Honda, GM, and Hyundai.

Automotive giants prominently dealing with passenger, luxury, and sedan cars are focusing on gaining traction through powerful processors in semi-autonomous and self-driving cars

At present, technology giants and car manufacturers are introducing complex technologies potentially supporting self-driving cars. In order to implement self-driving features in cars, automakers are using advanced and powerful processors (system-on-chips), as a self-driving car uses complex image recognition and a radar/lidar system to detect objects on the road. With the help of powerful processors (system-on-chips), automakers implement advanced functions such as machine vision, GPU power, electric power, image recognition, and object detection. In addition, it has been observed that, individual and corporate interest is growing in semi-autonomous cars. The growing interest of consumers and corporate in autonomous cars is anticipated to drive the growth of the global automotive infotainment SoCs market during forecast period.

An overview of the global automotive infotainment SoCs market in light of the global information & communication technologies (ICT) sector outlook

The global digital ecosystem has been continuously evolving over the last few years. The worldwide ICT sector has witnessed some key disruptions of late and governments of various economies are devising and implementing smart and inclusive regulations to govern sector penetration and facilitate technology connectivity to all parts of the world. Even as the world of technology prepares for a massive revolution with unimaginable advancements powered by machine intelligence, here are some of the key drifts presently trending the global ICT sector:

  • Mobile as the new internet accessibility engine: Currently, about three-fourths of internet usage is through mobile phones, with an increasing usage witnessed in low-income and middle-income countries. Yet, over half the world’s population is bereft of mobile broadband internet services. Mobile data providers have accepted this challenge and are targeting niche, unpenetrated markets with high-speed connectivity offerings to increase their customer base.

  • Cloud computing to shoot beyond the sky: Cloud is a potent catalyst in all technological advances of the 21st Cloud is transforming the way enterprises handle big data, and ICT companies are looking to deploy new mechanisms and tools to “speak to data” and acquire the relevant information capable of impacting cross sector business growth.

  • Swifter integration of networks and technologies: ICT will continue to disrupt industries and with an increasing shift in focus towards cross-functional platforms that integrate networks, devices, and technologies, a structured integration of communication applications and protocols is fueling new service offerings.

  • An app-led technology universe: If mobile is at the heart of the ICT revolution, mobile apps are the arteries that pump in the necessary innovation for survival. The rise of start-ups offering a plethora of mobile apps is set to revolutionize the entire paradigm of the global ICT sector.

  • Cyber readiness is the norm: A rapid digitalization has also upped the risk of cybercrimes and cyber-attacks. Mobile companies are working to build secure ICT servers and networks and cyber readiness is of paramount importance today while introducing new products and services in the global market.

Research Methodology

FMI utilizes robust methodology and approach to arrive at market size and related projections. The research methodology for this report is based on 3 dimensional model. We conduct about 45-60 min duration detailed interviews with product manufacturers; apart from this we also collect market feedback from industry experts. To validate this data, we interact with senior panel members having more than 10 years of experience in relevant field. The panel members help in validating the findings and fill the gaps if any.  In addition, we leverage on our existing pool of information, paid database and other valid information sources available in public domain. Usually industry interactions extend to more than 50+ interviews from market participants across the value chain.

Data Collection

FMI collects data from secondary sources including company annual reports, association publications, industry presentations, white papers, and company press releases apart from these we leverage over paid database subscriptions and industry magazines to collect market information and developments in exhaustive manner. After being done with desk research, detailed questionnaire and discussion guide is formulated to initiate primary research with key industry personnel; the discussion aims at collecting key insights, growth perspectives, prevalent market trends and quantitative insights including market size and competition developments. Both of these research approaches help us in arriving at base year numbers and market hypothesis.

Data Validation

In this phase, FMI validates the data using macro and micro economic factors. For instance, growth in electricity consumption, industry value added, other industry factors, economic performance, growth of top players and sector performance is closely studied to arrive at precise estimates and refine anomalies if any.

Data Analysis and Projection

Data analysis and projections were made based on proprietary research frameworks and statistical analysis, which was further validated from industry participants. These frameworks include Y-o-Y growth projections, macro-economic factor performance, market attractiveness analysis, key financial ratios, and others.

For public companies we capture the data from company website, annual reports, investor presentations, paid databases. While for privately held companies, we try to gather information from the paid databases (like Factiva) and based on the information we gather from databases we estimate revenue for the companies. In addition, the team tries to establish primary contact with the companies in order to validate the assumptions or to gather quality inputs.

Standard Report Structure

  • Executive Summary

  • Market Definition

  • Macro-economic analysis

  • Parent Market Analysis

  • Market Overview

  • Forecast Factors

  • Segmental Analysis and Forecast

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competition Analysis

Market Taxonomy

The global automotive infotainment SoCs market has been segmented into:

By Vehicle Type

By Region

  • Passenger Cars

  • Commercial Vehicles

    • Light Commercial Vehicles

    • Heavy Commercial Vehicles

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Western Europe

  • Eastern Europe

  • SEA &Other APAC

  • China

  • Japan

  • Middle East & Africa

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