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66 SMT Magazine • February 2017 Samsung Maintains Dominance in Indonesia's Smartphone Market According to IDC's latest Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Samsung's consistent marketing cam- paigns in retail shops enabled the vendor to in- crease shipments despite having a slower demand, and extend its gap from its competitors. Aviation Industry to go Faster with Real-time Data Analytics Improvements in economy and the growing appeal and ease of air travel have generated a high buzz for all players in the global commer- cial avionics systems market and they are expect- ed to ramp up development rates to match the demand. Global Semiconductor Capital Spending Is Forecast to Grow 2.9% in 2017 Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is pro- jected to increase 2.9% in 2017, to $69.9 billion, according to Gartner, Inc. This is down from 5.1% growth in 2016. Proof of Concepts Dominate IOT in Malaysia Across 160 organizations surveyed in Malaysia, 50% are looking to deploy production IOT solu- tions in the next 12 months, while 15% are already in deployment to support their Digital Transforma- tion (DX) agenda. Global Thermal Imaging Market Poised to Reach $6B by 2019 According to Transparency Market Research, the global thermal imaging market is poised to reach $6.09 billion by the end of 2019 from a valuation of $3.1 billion in 2012. Share of In-Cell Solutions in Smartphone Display Market to Reach 29.6% in 2017 The latest research on touch display solutions by WitsView, a division of TrendForce, finds that the share of in-cell products in the global smartphone display market will expand to 29.6% by the end of 2017. Wearables Continue to See Strong Demand Across the Middle East & Africa The Middle East and Africa wearables market grew by 38.3% year-on-year in Q3 2016 to total ap- proximately 487,000 units, according to the latest insights from IDC. Myanmar Smartphone Shipments Up to 26% YoY A total of 2.5 million smartphones were shipped to Myanmar in 2016Q3, reflecting a 26% year-on- year growth, according to IDC's Asia/Pacific Quar- terly Mobile Phone Tracker. Aerospace Robotics Market to Hit $4.54B by 2022 The aerospace robotics market is projected to grow from $1.81 billion in 2016 to $4.54 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 16.55% during the fore- cast period. Electronics Industry News Market Highlights

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