According to market analyst firm IC Insights, global microcontroller (MCU) market growth rate was 18% in 2018, shipments were nearly 30.6 billion, and revenue increased 11% to $18.6 billion. It is estimated that shipments will reach 34.2 billion in 2019.
RISC-V will exist in NXP‘s product portfolio in the form of an IP core. At present, the subsystems of many large systems are extremely complicated, even surpassing ordinary MCUs and processors. For those old core products, the life cycle is greatly reduced due to the lack of timely software and development tool support.
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