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78 SMT Magazine • July 2016 Over 8 Billion Connected Devices Globally As of year-end 2015, the world now contains 8.1 billion connected smartphones, tablets, personal computers, TVs, TV-attached devices and audio de- vices, according to the IHS Technology Connected Device Market Monitor report. Clinical Grade Wearables Accelerate Growth Opportunities for Internet of Medical Things Solutions New analysis from Frost & Sullivan finds the global healthcare wearable devices market earned reve- nues of $5.1 billion in 2015 and estimates this to reach $18.9 billion in 2020, at a CAGR of 29.9%. Global Pressure Sensor Market to Register 6.2% CAGR from 2014 to 2020 The global pressure sensors market is poised to display a consistent CAGR of 6.2% from 2014 to 2020, according to a recent market study pub- lished by Transparency Market Research. Global Military Radars Market to Reach $13B by 2020 The global military radars market was valued at $11.02 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach $13.04 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 3.42% from 2015 to 2020. Growing Tensions Around South China Sea to Drive Defense Spending in APAC Rising tensions around the disputed South China Sea are expected to drive defense spending in the Asia Pacific region during the next five years. Total regional defense spending is forecast to increase by nearly 23 percent from $435 billion in 2015 to $533 billion in 2020, according to IHS Inc. Gartner Says Profit Opportunities Exist for PC Vendors The worldwide PC market registered one of its low- est quarterly growth rates in the first quarter 2016, but Gartner Inc. said several profit opportunities exist for PC vendors. Critical Communications Market Worth $18B by 2019 The critical communications market, which in- cludes police radios and other professional com- munications equipment, will be worth $18 billion by 2019, according to a new report from IHS. India Tablet Shipments Sluggish in Q1 2016 Indian tablet market in CY Q1 2016 remained flat over previous quarter with total shipments of 0.86 million units, according to market analyst Interna- tional Data Corp. (IDC). Graphene Electronics Market to Grow by 61% Annually from 2015 to 2025 The global graphene electronics market will reach a valuation of $1.2 billion by 2025, increasing from $8.5 million in 2014 at a remarkable CAGR of 60.7% therein, according to a new report by Transparency Market Research. Energy Harvesting to Drive Semiconductor Sales to $3B by 2020 Whether it's the IoT, wearables, or industrial au- tomation, new devices and applications are por- table, battery-operated and require continuous power. A new Semico Research report projects semiconductor sales for this market will reach $3 billion by 2020. Electronics Industry News Market Highlights

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