21 mln PC-powered processors by 2015

PC-powered processors will enter the market in small quantities during 2009, but will grow to over 21 mln shipments in 2015, according to ABI. Currently, microcontroller use in personal robotics is in the millions; sensor shipments for personal robots will increase to over 2 bln by 2015; and actuators, servos, and manipulators will grow almost 100-fold by 2015 as well.