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8051 Market in 2008

The veteran microcontroller, the 8051, will soon be 30 years old.

Ever wondered what happened to the 8051? You might be surprised to learn that it is doing quite well in 2008 and still appears to have a bright future. Of course, this depends on who you talk to since many industry pundits have proclaimed the 8051 is dead, while some companies are still doing well.

This entertaining and easy reading article tells some rather interesting stories about the 8051's past, present and future from a collection of 8051 insiders.

8051_MARKET_IN_2008.PDF (760K)
Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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