Semiconductor Evolution in India G Subash Chandar Director, Worldwide ASIC Backplane Texas Instruments India
‘ Crown Jewels’ of inventions in semiconductor electronics Jack Kilby’s original Integrated Circuit (IC) -1958 at Texas Instruments Replica of first transistor invented at Bell Labs - 1947
And innovations followed…. Communication Entertainment Health Care Safety and Security … .
The economic impact … Worldwide semiconductor revenue is expected to be ~$300B in 2010 India semiconductor Market is expected to be ~$7B in 2010 India domestic PC market Revenue estimate in 2010 is ~$6.8B 2010 India Consumer Electronics Market value estimate is ~$5.5B * Global Semiconductor Association – Dec 2008
India’s electronic equipment consumption was estimated at around $28.2 billion in 2005 , expected to reach $126.7 billion by 2010 and $363 billion by 2015 growing at a CAGR of 29.8% Source: Frost & Sullivan and ISA India – Business Outlook
India Telecom Statistics Source: ISA - FROST & SULLIVAN 2009 - 11 In 2000, Wireless subscriptions: ~3.6m By end 2010, expected Wireless subscriptions: ~660m 340m – predicted number of Handset unit sales in India by 2014 – companiesandmarkets.com
One of the best motivators for innovation – exciting, meaningful work that impacts society….. <ul><li>Target Cell phone @ </li></ul><ul><li>Rs. 999/- </li></ul>Highly complex pieces of technology that go into handset products have been instrumental in empowering India’s masses….
Impacting Life – Making healthcare accessible for the rural poor <ul><li>Ultrasound Scan Today </li></ul><ul><li>$10 </li></ul>Ultrasound Scan Tomorrow $1 DSP/Analog 50% smaller 20% cooler 40% less noise Impacting Lifestyle – making internet access affordable <ul><li>Novatium Systems Thin Client: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Computing for the Next Billion” </li></ul></ul>
India Semiconductor growth drivers <ul><li>Handsets – need is ~300m units </li></ul><ul><li>Smart cards – billion needed in next 5 yrs </li></ul><ul><li>100s of millions of mobile computers in 2/3 yrs </li></ul><ul><li>Biggest market for LCD TVs after China </li></ul><ul><li>Automobile market going electric fast </li></ul><ul><li>Medical – adopting technology for cheaper/faster diagnosis </li></ul><ul><li>Every middle class family to have set-top box and broadband connection </li></ul><ul><li>Big market for solar, LED lighting, smart energy meters </li></ul><ul><li>India Semiconductor revenue to cross $8B in 2011 – EE Herald, 17June2010 </li></ul>
Concluding Remarks <ul><li>Future of technology has lot more to offer. India semiconductor market is poised for growth </li></ul><ul><li>Nurturing innovation is key for fueling growth. Fear of failure is the biggest detractor on the path of innovation </li></ul><ul><li>“ The best way to predict the future is to invent it” Alan Kay </li></ul>