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Top Technologies in Sensors and Instrumentation, 2017

  • ID: 4255039
  • Report
  • April 2017
  • Region: Global, Global
  • 70 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
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Automotive, Healthcare, Industrial, and Defense Sectors Drive Opportunities for Advanced Sensing Technologies

The technology and innovation research service covers the top 10 sensor and instrumentation technologies that will have highest impact in the near- to medium-term.

Key technologies in the sensor and instrumentation cluster were evaluated to arrive at the top 10 technologies for 2017.

The technologies were selected after critical evaluation of an exhaustive list of technologies using TechVision's proprietary selection methodology.

The research service assesses technologies from various aspects such as nature of disruption, key technology drivers, market potential, patents, funding, applications and megatrends impacted.

The top 10 technologies covered in this research service are Biosensors, Touchless Sensing, Smart Haptics, ADAS, Electronic Skin/e-skin, Energy Harvesting, Drones, Robotics Sensors, Electronic Nose and Nanosensors.

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1. Executive Summary
Research Scope
Top 50 Technologies - Selection Methodology
Trends in the Sensor Industry
Key Findings

2. Technology Deep Dive Biosensors
Miniaturization and High Sensing Accuracy Foster Technology Advancements
Developments are Supported by Government and Venture Capitalist Investments
Healthcare, Food, and Agricultural Industries are High-impact Sectors
Innovators’ Profile

3. Touchless Sensing
Several Start-ups from Israel and Europe Pioneering Technology Development
Funding by Venture Capitalists Driving Faster Adoption in Developed Economies
Automotive and Consumer Electronics Sectors are Rapidly Growing Markets
Companies to Watch

4. Smart Haptics
Smart Haptics Poised to Penetrate Automotive and Healthcare Sectors
US Leads R&D Activities in the Smart Haptics Space
Military and Homeland Security are High Impact Sectors
Companies to Watch

5. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
North America Continues to Lead the ADAS Market followed by European Region Which Has the Potential to Gain Market Share
US Emerges as a Hotspot for ADAS with Start-up Companies Strengthening IP Portfolio
ADAS to Highly Impact Automotive Sectors Enabling Autonomous Vehicles
Companies to Action

6. Electronic Skin (E-Skin)
APAC Offers Better Market Prospects with Japan Becoming a Key Market for E-skin
Government and VC Funds Boost Innovations in the Healthcare Sector
Healthcare and Consumer Electronics are High-impact Sectors
Companies and Research University Innovations to Watch

7. Energy Harvesting
Wireless Sensors and Hybrid Devices Drive Market Growth
Developments are Supported by Government and VC Investments
Automotive and Consumer Electronics Sectors are Rapidly Growing Markets
Companies to Watch

8. Drones
Increased Data Collection Efficiency Favoring Advancement
The US Leads the World in Development of Drones
Military and Agriculture are Key Markets
Companies Exploring Potential of Drones

9. Robotics Sensors
Next-generation Robotics and Safety Sensors Drive Market Growth
China Leads the World in the R&D Space
Manufacturing, Space, and Automotive Industries are High-impact Sectors
Companies to Watch

10. Electronic Nose (E-Nose)
Enhanced Safety and Security are Key Driving Factors
China Leads the World in Advancements in E-Nose
Military and Defense and Food and Beverages are Key Trending Markets
Key Innovators

11. Nanosensors
Miniaturization, High Sensitivity, and High Selectivity Factors Bolster Advancements in Nanotechnology
Spur in Innovation with Government Funding
Healthcare, Military, and Defense are Key Applications Sectors Driving Growth
Companies to Watch
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