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Real-Time Operating Systems: Embedded Software & Tools Market

Abstract

ABOUT DHIS DOCUMENT

This document presents the Table of Contents and List of Exhibits from: Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems, part of VDC Research Group's Strategic Insights 2012: Embedded Software & Tools Market.

The full report is specifically designed to serve as a valuable decision support tool for any company operating in, or targeting the, Embedded Software & Tools market. Our market intelligence helps senior executives and their teams define and respond to critical strategic and tactical questions.

ABOUT VDC RESEARCH

VDC Research Group (VDC) provides exceptionally detailed direct-contact primary market research and consulting services to many of the world's largest technology suppliers, innovative start-ups and leading investors. The firm is organized around six practices, each with its own focused area of coverage. Our clients rely on us for highly segmented research and analysis which is derived from our unwavering commitment to the idea that all markets are collections of smaller market segments and that winning companies must develop and execute strategies that are segment-specific.

Table of Contents

Critical Takeaways

  • page 9 Strategic issues, trends, and market drivers
  • page 10 Market estimates, forecasts and competitive analysis

Implications for Vendors

  • page 12 Think integrated optimized solutions, leverage domain expertise and partnerships
  • page 13 Adapt to market forces

Scope & Methodology

  • page 15 Scope of VDC's research
  • page 16 Methodology

Market Definitions & Segmentation

  • page 18 Market Definition
  • page 19 Market Segmentation
  • page 20 Definitions that apply to this report
  • page 21 Definitions that apply to this report continued
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Market Overview

  • page 25 Devices are coming - billions of devices are already here - and software is everywhere

Strategic Issues, Drivers & Trends

  • page 27 Roll-Your-Own (RYO) OS is the primary competition - internal OEM engineering organizations
  • page 28 What drives the use of RYO OSs?
  • page 29 Multicore - requirements placed on embedded processors have intensified
  • page 30 Project teams adopt virtualization not because of the power of technology itself but because it solves unique development challenges
  • page 31 Regulatory overview, certifications, and security considerations impact development costs and time-to-market
  • page 32 Android's past is characterized by the relative speed it gained market share in smartphone industry - future may be defined by breadth of device classes it will be deployed in
  • page 33 Forecast - cloudy with billions of intelligent things
  • page 34 Drivers/inhibitors to commercial market for embedded/real-time operating systems

Market Estimates & Forecasts

  • page 36 Uneven market growth in 2011 - slower growth expected over the forecast period from 2010
  • page 37 Be flexible in business model offerings
  • page 38 Medical, Automotive/Rail/Transportation, and consumer Electronics markets expected to grow the fastest
  • page 39 Run-time royalties significant contributor to revenue and expected to grow over the forecast period
  • page 40 Annual subscription based models gaining acceptance within the industry
  • page 41 Geographic regions stable throughout the forecast period
  • page 42 Most suppliers reported earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 impacted business in region by pushing out on-going opportunities one quarter
  • page 43 Medical device and automotive/rail/transportation development offers suppliers opportunities for revenue growth
  • page 44 Military/aerospace growth expected to slow as R&D budgets are scrutinized with potential for severe austerity measures prescribed going forward

Competitive Analysis & Position

  • page 46 Usual suspects still atop the overall leader board
  • page 47 Linux derived revenue grew more than two times that of traditional real-time OS from 2010 to 2011
  • page 48 Microsoft Windows Embedded and Wind River maintain market leadership positions
  • page 49 Green Hills Software leveraging its safety-and security-critical expertise to further diversify business
  • page 50 QNX increasing focus on safety and security - Mentor Graphics looking to open source for future growth
  • page 51 MontaVista Software growth in 2011 - LynuxWorks looking for opportunities in the enterprise/IT segment
  • page 52 Growth opportunities exist for smaller suppliers able to offer differentiated products, support, and flexible pricing

LIST OF EXHIBITS

Market Estimates and Forecasts

  • Exhibit 1 World Shipments of Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems and Related Services Through 2014
  • Exhibit 2 World shipments of Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems and Related Services Segmented by Product Category
  • Exhibit 3 Worldwide Shipments of Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems and Related Services, Segmented by Product Category; 2011-2014
  • Exhibit 4 Worldwide Shipments of Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems and Related Services, Segmented by Geographic Region
  • Exhibit 5 Worldwide Shipments of Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems and Related Services, Segmented by Geographic Region; 2010-2013
  • Exhibit 6 Worldwide Shipments of Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems and Related Services, Segmented by Vertical Market
  • Exhibit 7 Worldwide Shipments of Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems and Related Services, Segmented by Vertical Market; 2010-2013

Competitive Analysis

  • Exhibit 1 Worldwide Shipments of Embedded/Real-Time Operating Systems and Related Services, Segmented by Leading Vendors
  • Exhibit 2 Worldwide shipments of Traditional Real-Time Operating Systems and Related Services, Segmented by Leading Vendors
  • Exhibit 3 Worldwide Shipments of Linux and Related Services, Segmented by Leading Vendors.

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