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Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) Market by Type and Industry Vertical - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022

  • ID: 4176078
  • Report
  • February 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 232 pages
  • Allied Analytics LLP


  • Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Denso Corporation
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • ST Microelectronics N.V.
  • Texas Instruments Inc.
The global microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) market was valued at $13.0 billion in 2015, and is expected to reach $26.8 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 11.1% from 2016 to 2022.

MEMS is used to fabricate sensors such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers, inertial modules, pressure sensors, and microphones, which are applicable in smartphones, tablets, and other consumer electronics devices.

High adoption in smartphones, rapid growth in portable electronic market, increase in popularity of Internet of Things (IoT), and rise in demand in automation industry is driving the market growth. MEMS technology has witnessed increased use by sensor manufacturing companies to fabricate a wide range of sensors, owing to its advantages such as low power consumption, small size, and high precision. Further, product launch, partnerships, agreement, and strategic investments are anticipated to be the most effective ways for semiconductor companies to gain maximum market share in emerging markets.

The increased utilization of MEMS-based sensors in consumer electronic products and healthcare equipment are accelerating the market growth. For instance, MEMS-based accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, and speedometer are extensively incorporated in smartphones. Furthermore, smartphone manufacturers upgrade their products to incorporate new MEMS devices to gain a competitive advantage over other players, which consecutively drives the growth of overall MEMS market.

The global MEMS market is segmented on the basis of type, industry vertical, and geography. Based on type, the market is bifurcated into sensors (gyroscopes, accelerometers, pressure sensors, inertial combos, microphones, magnetometers, and others) and actuators (inkjet systems, optical MEMS, oscillators & resonators, microfluidic bio-chips, RF MEMS, and others. Based on industry vertical, it is segmented into consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, aerospace & defense, healthcare, and telecommunication. Geographically, it is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.

Key players operating in the MEMS market include Analog Devices, Inc., Avago Technologies (Broadcom Ltd), Denso Corporation, Hewlett Packard Corporation, Knowles Corporation (Knowles Electronics Holdings, Inc.), NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.), Panasonic Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH, ST Microelectronics N.V., and Texas Instruments Inc.


This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global MEMS market, along with current trends and future estimations to identify lucrative investment opportunities
Key drivers, opportunities, and restraints that impact the market are analyzed.
Porter’s Five Forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers & suppliers to facilitate better business decisions for stakeholders and strengthen their supplier & buyer networks.
Market estimation of geographical regions is based on the current market scenario and future trends.



Pressure Sensors
Inertial Combos
Others (Environment and Optical Sensors)
Inkjet Systems
Optical MEMS (Projection Systems, Autofocus, Micromirror, and Micro-displays)
Oscillators & Resonators
Microfluidic Bio-chips
Others (PIR and Thermopiles, Microbolometers, and Digital Compasses)


Consumer Electronics
Aerospace & Defense


North America
Rest of Europe
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Latin America
Middle East
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  • Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Denso Corporation
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • ST Microelectronics N.V.
  • Texas Instruments Inc.
Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1. Report Description
1.2. Key Benefits
1.3. Key Market Segments
1.4. Research Methodology

1.4.1. Secondary Research
1.4.2. Primary Research
1.4.3. Analyst Tools And Models

Chapter 2 Executive Summary

2.1. Key Findings Of The Study
2.2. CXO Perspective

Chapter 3 Market Overview

3.1. Market Definition And Scope
3.2. Key Findings

3.2.1. Top Impacting Factors
3.2.2. Top Winning Strategies
3.2.3. Top Investment Pockets

3.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis

3.3.1. Bargaining Power Of Buyers
3.3.2. Bargaining Power Of Suppliers
3.3.3. Threat Of Substitutes
3.3.4. Threat Of New Entrants
3.3.5. Intensity Of Competitive Rivalry

3.4. Market Share Analysis, 2015
3.5. Market Dynamics

3.5.1. Drivers
3.5.2. Restraints
3.5.3. Opportunities

Chapter 4 Mems Market, By Type

4.1. Overview

4.1.1. Market Size And Forecast

4.2. Sensor

4.2.1. Key Market Trends
4.2.2. Growth Factors And Opportunities
4.2.3. Market Size And Forecast
4.2.4. Gyroscope Market Size And Forecast

4.2.5. Accelerometer Market Size And Forecast

4.2.6. Pressure Sensor Market Size And Forecast

4.2.7. Inertial Combos Market Size And Forecast

4.2.8. Microphone Market Size And Forecast

4.2.9. Magnetometer Market Size And Forecast

4.2.10. Others (Environment And Optical Sensor) Market Size And Forecast

4.3. Actuator

4.3.1. Key Market Trends
4.3.2. Growth Factors And Opportunities
4.3.3. Market Size And Forecast
4.3.4. Inkjet Systems Market Size And Forecast

4.3.5. Optical Mems Market Size And Forecast

4.3.6. Oscillators And Resonators Market Size And Forecast

4.3.7. Micro Fluidic And Bio-Chip Market Size And Forecast

4.3.8. Rf Mems Market Size And Forecast

4.3.9. Others (Pir And Thermopiles, Microbolometers, And Digital Compass) Market Size And Forecast

Chapter 5 Mems Market, By Industry Vertical

5.1. Overview

5.1.1. Market Size And Forecast

5.2. Consumer Electronics

5.2.1. Market Size And Forecast

5.3. Automotive

5.3.1. Market Size And Forecast

5.4. Industrial

5.4.1. Market Size And Forecast

5.5. Aerospace & Defence

5.5.1. Market Size And Forecast

5.6. Healthcare

5.6.1. Market Size And Forecast

5.7. Telecommunication

5.7.1. Market Size And Forecast

Chapter 6 Mems Market, By Geography

6.1. Overview
6.2. North America

6.2.1. Market Size And Forecast
6.2.2. U.S.
6.2.3. Canada
6.2.4. Mexico

6.3. Europe

6.3.1. Key Market Trends
6.3.2. Market Size And Forecast
6.3.3. Germany
6.3.4. France
6.3.5. Italy
6.3.6. Rest Of Europe

6.4. Asia-Pacific

6.4.1. Key Market Trends
6.4.2. Market Size And Forecast
6.4.3. China
6.4.4. Japan
6.4.5. South Korea
6.4.6. Taiwan
6.4.7. India
6.4.8. Rest Of Asia-Pacific

6.5. Lamea (Latin America, Middle-East, And Africa)

6.5.1. Key Market Trends
6.5.2. Market Size And Forecast
6.5.3. Latin America
6.5.4. Middle East
6.5.5. Africa

Chapter 7 Company Profiles

7.1. Analog Devices, Inc.

7.1.1. Company Overview
7.1.2. Company Snapshot
7.1.3. Operating Business Segments
7.1.4. Business Performance
7.1.5. Key Strategic Moves And Developments

7.2. Avago Technologies (Broadcom Ltd)

7.2.1. Company Overview
7.2.2. Company Snapshot
7.2.3. Operating Business Segments
7.2.4. Business Performance

7.3. Denso Corporation

7.3.1. Company Overview
7.3.2. Company Snapshot
7.3.3. Operating Business Segments
7.3.4. Business Performance

7.4. Hewlett-Packard Corporation

7.4.1. Company Overview
7.4.2. Company Snapshot
7.4.3. Operating Business Segments
7.4.4. Business Performance

7.5. Knowles Corporation (Knowles Electronics Holdings, Inc.)

7.5.1. Company Overview
7.5.2. Company Snapshot
7.5.3. Operating Business Segments
7.5.4. Business Performance
7.5.5. Key Strategic Moves And Developments

7.6. Nxp Semiconductors N.V. (Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.)

7.6.1. Company Overview
7.6.2. Company Snapshot
7.6.3. Operating Business Segments
7.6.4. Business Performance
7.6.5. Key Strategic Moves And Developments

7.7. Panasonic Corporation

7.7.1. Company Overview
7.7.2. Company Snapshot
7.7.3. Operating Business Segments
7.7.4. Business Performance
7.7.5. Key Strategic Moves And Developments

7.8. Robert Bosch Gmbh

7.8.1. Company Overview
7.8.2. Company Snapshot
7.8.3. Operating Business Segments
7.8.4. Business Performance
7.8.5. Key Strategic Moves And Developments

7.9. St Microelectronics N.V.

7.9.1. Company Overview
7.9.2. Company Snapshot
7.9.3. Operating Business Segments
7.9.4. Business Performance
7.9.5. Key Strategic Moves And Developments

7.10. Texas Instruments Inc.

7.10.1. Company Overview
7.10.2. Company Snapshot
7.10.3. Operating Business Segments
7.10.4. Business Performance
7.10.5. Key Strategic Moves And Developments
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  • Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Denso Corporation
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • ST Microelectronics N.V.
  • Texas Instruments Inc.
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Market Report, forecasts that the global market is expected to garner $26.8 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 11.1% during the period 2016-2022.

MEMS are micrometer-scale devices that integrate electrical and mechanical elements. The global MEMS market is expected to witness high growth rate during the forecast period, owing to high usage in smartphones, major growth in portable electronic market and increase in popularity of Internet of Things (IoT), and robust demand in automation industry. Further, emerging trend of wearable devices, connected cars, smart watches, connected homes, and others are expected to offer new opportunities for market growth.

Consumer electronics was the foremost industry in 2015, and is expected to continue its lead, in terms of market size, in the future as well. Further, automotive and industrial are other lucrative sectors in the MEMS market. Increase in safety concerns and regulatory requirements have driven the growth of this market.

The market is classified based on type into sensors and actuators. Sensors held the largest market share in 2015 owing to the extensive use of gyroscope, accelerometer, and pressure sensor in smartphones, wearable devices, cars, and various medical devices.

Asia-Pacific generated the highest revenue in this market, followed by North America and Europe. China held over 45% revenue share of the overall Asia-Pacific market, due to growth of automobile and consumer electronics segment. Further, LAMEA is expected to witness considerable growth rate during the forecast period, owing to localization of manufacturing facilities within emerging consumer electronics market.

The MEMS industry is undergoing rapid change as the electronics industry is shifting its focus from traditional sensors to MEMS technology. Furthermore, the thriving portable electronic market and increasing popularity of Internet of Things (IoT) are expected to drive the demand for MEMS devices in various applications such as smartphones, wearable devices, connected cares, and medical devices. states Bhawna Kohli, Sr. Manager, Semiconductor and Electronics at Allied Market Research.

The MEMS industry displays fair degree of consolidation, with top five industry participants occupying a significant market share. Robert Bosch, STMicroelectronics, and Texas Instruments are few of the leading companies in this industry. Other key players in the industry include Denso Corporation, Avago Technologies, Freescale Semiconductor, and Analog devices, Inc. These players have adopted product launches, expansions, acquisitions, partnerships, and agreements as their key strategies to strengthen their market position and expand their geographical presence.

Key Findings of the Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Market

In 2015, sensors segment accounted for maximum revenue, with over 50% share, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.7% during the forecast period
Inertial combos is projected to grow at a CAGR of 13.3%, owing to increase in application of these sensors in smartphones, tablets, and cars.
Asia-Pacific is anticipated to exhibit the highest CAGR of over 12.2%.
China is projected to maintain its lead in the MEMS market, in terms of revenue generation, until 2022.
Consumer electronics and automotive contributed a significant revenue share in the overall market in 201
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  • Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Avago Technologies (Broadcom Ltd.)
  • Denso Corporation
  • Hewlett Packard Corporation
  • Knowles Corporation (Knowles Electronics Holdings, Inc.)
  • NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.)
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • ST Microelectronics N.V.
  • Texas Instruments Inc.
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

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