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Know Your Competition – Inside and Out

The catalyst for real innovation often comes from understanding the competitive landscape; knowing which products are winning and why. Knowing can be the difference between growing your revenues and differentiating yourself from the competition – or not.

That’s where Chipworks can help. For over 20 years, we have provided timely, high-quality, and independent competitive technical analysis to the world’s leading semiconductor and electronics companies.

We Can Help You

We Can Help You

  • Discover what products are winning in the highest-growth technology markets and why
  • Spot or anticipate disruptive events, including innovations and the entrance of new players
  • Understand state-of-the-art technology in real products by providing independent, objective analysis
  • Get insight that will help you enter new markets or take advantage of emerging opportunities
  • Make better, faster product decisions with greater confidence
  • Significantly improve your chances of success by winning design contracts that will increase market share

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Technology Reports

Chipworks store with ready-to-download Technology Reports. Get 24/7 access to one of the largest and most up-to-date online repositories of technical information in the world with over 4,000 reports and counting. Read more.

Design Win Tracker

A fully customizable subscription-based service on consumer electronics products. We track the IC design wins in the highest volume phones and tablets from around the world, covering a variety of manufacturers. Read more.


Accurate analysis on image sensors and key components in high-volume devices A subscription-based service that enables you to take advantage of our ongoing in-depth analysis of the hottest mobile devices in the industry. Read more.

Custom Analysis

Tailored solutions that answer: “How did they do that?” We offer custom analysis in three areas: circuit analysis, process analysis, and system analysis?. Our analysis is always tailored to your needs and goes as deep as required to discover the nature of an innovation. Read more.

Many Customers Get a Return of 10x or Greater on Their Investment

“The cost of not employing competitive technical intelligence is lost market share, revenues and earnings per share. We practice competitive technical intelligence on a regular basis to not only protect our market share but to grow it through innovative and superior silicon solutions”

CTO Semiconductor Corporation

“Getting regular, monthly reports ensure that we stay on top of new features and new players. We feel plugged in and connected to the industry. We are able to spot the disruptive competitive events with greater accuracy and speed than we had been with our organic method”

Senior Product Manager

“I am not aware of anyone who proactively analyzes a similar volume of consumer devices and produces such accurate and valuable analysis so quickly as Chipworks.”

Manager, Competitive Intelligence


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The Competitive Intelligence Blog

Featured Post

Contributed by Dick James, Daniel Yang and Phil Gamache

The following teardown blog contains some of our initial findings. For more in depth information on these topics and more, download the full iPhone 6s teardown report. 

It’s now a yearly ritual - go line up and get the new iPhone! This year Apple did multi-country launches, and allowed pre-orders to be picked up from the store, so no more driving down to the US and queuing for hours to be sure of getting one or two.

Our local Apple outlet opened at 8 am, so by 8.30 we had it in the lab and...

September 25, 2015 | Read Article...

The Latest Posts

Contributed by St.J. Dixon-Warren

One of the tedious tasks in transporting even the newest light-weight laptop is also needing to lug the “brick” charger along with it. In the last couple of years, we have seen attempts to market small-format, light-weight chargers that fit easily into a briefcase or pocket. The Avogy Zolt is...

February 5, 2016 | Read Article...

Contributed by: B. Drevniok - Chipworks, O. Amster - Prime Nano Inc. and St. J. Dixon-Warren - Chipworks

Scanning microwave impedance microscopy (sMIM) is a new scanning probe microscopy (SPM) technique that replaces traditional scanning capacitance microscopy (SCM). Like SCM, the new sMIM technique reveals information on the...

January 12, 2016 | Read Article...

Contributed by Dick James

It’s the time in the media world that we see a frenzy of predictions for the coming year. They are mostly business or tech trends, so I figured I might as well chip in (har! har!), and give a more detailed idea of what new semiconductor products we look forward to this year, now that we are in 2016.


January 7, 2016 | Read Article...

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