Merchant Embedded Computing Market At $5 Billion in 2007

Revenue in the merchant embedded computing market was $5.0 billion in 2007, a 13 percent growth from 2006, reports Electronic Trend Publications (ETP, www.electronictrendpubs.com ).

San Jose, CA, July 21, 2008 - Revenue in the merchant embedded computing market was $5.0 billion in 2007, a 13 percent growth from 2006, reports (ETP, www.electronictrendpubs.com ). Given the current economic climate, growth will likely slow down a bit in 2008 before accelerating again in 2009 and 2010.

Recent research by ETP on this market found:

--Total revenue in this market should grow to $8.0 billion in 2012

--The communications segment accounted for 32 percent of this market's revenue in 2007

--The combined value of and AMC products will grow to 14 percent of this market by 2012

The recent ETP report "The Merchant Embedded Computing Market" examines the standards-based embedded computing products market. It relates technological advances and specification development of various standard bus architectures. The report also describes market forces that are changing the nature of the business, discusses the trend toward outsourcing and industry consolidation, and addresses special issues that are altering the business of the merchant vendors supplying the communications, industrial, medical, and military/aerospace vertical markets.

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