About the Founder
Bob O'Donnell
TECHnalysis Research was founded by technology market research veteran Bob O'Donnell.

Forbes Column
September 15, 2021

GlobalFoundries Advancements, Qualcomm Partnership Push 5G Ahead

Hidden within today’s hottest 5G-capable phones, such as Apple’s newly announced iPhone 13, are several critically important, but little understood semiconductor chips that power much of these devices’ impressive capabilities. Components like RF front ends (RFFEs), WiFi 6/6e-compatible power amps, display drivers, audio amplifiers, and stacked image sensors certainly don’t get the attention of something like the A15 Bionic, but they’re absolutely essential in providing the kinds of high-quality experiences we expect from these new phones.


TECHnalysis Research, LLC provides strategic consulting and market research services to the technology industry and professional financial community. Building on a deep understanding of critical technology and business trends in conjunction with hard-hitting, original research, the firm provides unique "out-of-the-box" perspectives that are still grounded in the practical realities of the technology, media and telecom markets.

September 15, 2021

Arm Working to Enable the Software-Defined Car

In case you hadn’t noticed, today’s automobiles are becoming increasingly digital devices. In fact, one might even argue that the next major computing device category is the car. It’s easy to see why. Huge, touch-enabled digital dashboards entice us into interacting with them in ways that feel very similar to how we work with tablets, smartphones, and other digital devices. New features uncovered through those displays provide access to information about our automobiles and the world around them that makes us realize how connected cars actually are these days.


September 20, 2021

Episode 5: ZoomTopia, iPhone 13, Apple Event, Arm SOAFEE, Silicon Labs Works With, GlobalFoundries Tech Summit, Cisco Investor Day

The latest Everything Technology podcast analyzes the news from Zoom's Zoomtopia event, discusses the iPhone 13, iPad Mini and Watch Series 7 from Apple's event, chats about the automotive focused SOAFEE effort from ARM, talks about Silicon Labs' Works With event and GlobalFoundries' Technology Summit, and analyzes the news from Cisco's Investor Day and Analyst Event. The interview is with Qualcomm Sr. Director Engineering, Dr. Tingfang Ji.