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Innovations in Automotive Sensors

  • ID: 4311464
  • Report
  • May 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 81 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan

Sensor technology is enabling development of advanced systems for vehicle safety and control in the automotive sector. Automotive manufacturers are increasingly using electronics systems for improving vehicle performance, passenger safety and comfort. Integration of sensors and actuators into automotive control systems optimizes the performance of the vehicle by enhancing durability and reliability. Key sensing technologies covered in this technology and innovation report include LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), image-, touch-, touchless-, inertial-, pressure-, micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) accelerometer-, anisotropic magneto-resistive (AMR)-, giant magnetoresistance (GMR)-, and biometric-sensors and gyros.

The innovation report discusses sensor-based innovations in automotive industry and captures the impact of current and future applications in vehicles.

Key Topics Include:

  • Technology and market dynamics
  • PESTLE and SWOT analysis
  • Industry value chain assessment
  • Impact of megatrends
  • Technology capabilities of various sensors
  • Key sensor innovations and its impact
  • IP and Funding scenario
  • Growth opportunities and critical success factors
  • Companies to Watch
  • Key questions for strategy planning
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1. Executive Summary
1.1 Research Scope
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Key Findings - Focused R&D Gears Advancement in Sensor Technologies

2. Technology and Market Dynamics
2.1 Impact of Sensor Innovations in the Automotive Industry and Global Innovation Hotspots
2.2 LiDAR and Image Sensors are driving ADAS Applications
2.3 Sensor-based Innovations and Developments in Automotive Interiors for ADAS Applications
2.4 MEMS Technology Continues to have High Impact in the Automotive Sector
2.5 Key Inertial Sensors enabling MEMS for Vehicle Safety
2.6 Sensor Fusion and IoT - A Boon for Automotive Market
2.7 Automotive Industry Value Chain Assessment

3. LiDAR Technology
3.1 LiDAR Technology Enabling the Autonomous Car Revolution
3.2 Increased Demand for 3D Mapping and Imaging Drives LiDAR Market
3.3 LiDAR Sensor Technology Roadmap
3.4 Optical-based Object Detection and Ranging for Automotive ADAS
3.5 Intelligent LiDAR Scanning System for Smart Driving
3.6 Low Cost LiDAR solution for 3D Mapping in Vehicles
3.7 MEMS-based LiDAR Solutions for 3D Mapping and Detection of Objects

4. Image Sensor Technology
4.1 Image Sensor Technology Nurturing New Innovations in ADAS Applications
4.2 Fully Autonomous Vehicles with Imaging Techniques are Expected by 2025+
4.3 Image Sensor Technology Adoption Landscape and Roadmap
4.4 Next-generation Vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Solutions
4.5 Gated CMOS Image Sensor for ADAS and Highly Automated Driving Systems
4.6 Ongoing Research and Developments in the Field of Image Sensors

5. Touch Sensor Technology
5.1 Touch Sensor Technology Empowering Automotive Infotainment Systems
5.2 Carbon Nanomaterial-based Touch Sensor Enhances User Interaction
5.3 Built-in Haptic Touch Interface Based on Piezoelectric technology
5.4 Next-generation Human-machine Interactions for Automobiles
5.5 Biometric Sensor Technology providing High Security Features

6. Touchless Sensor Technology
6.1 Touchless Sensor Technology Has High Significance in Automotive
6.2 Key Technologies Enabling Touchless Sensor
6.3 Optical-based Proximity Sensing Technology
6.4 Mid-air Haptic Feedback Technology
6.5 3D-based Ultrasonic Sensor Technology
6.6 Human-to-Machine Communication Technology through Voice and Speech Recognition

7. Impact Assessment of Factors Influencing Adoption
7.1 Cost Effectiveness, Emission Control Regulation Factors Influencing the Automotive Industry - PESTLE Analysis
7.2 SWOT Analysis - Automotive Industry
7.3 Factors Influencing Adoption - Market Drivers and Restraints
7.4 High Demand for Autonomous Vehicles, Need for Enhanced Safety, Harmonization and Economies of Scale Driving Opportunities in Automotive Market
7.5 High Cost, Strict Regulations, Aftermarket Risks, and End-user Perceptions Limiting Opportunities in Automotive Market

8. Global Patent and Funding Landscape; Recent Acquisitions
8.1 Global Patent Trend Analysis - By Year and Applicants
8.2 US Emerges as a Hotspot for Developments in Automotive Sensors with Start-up Companies Bolstering the Patent Portfolio
8.3 Partnerships, Collaborations, and Merger and Acquisition Strategies for Technology Development and Commercialization
8.4 High Interest and Funding Support from Government, Private Agencies for Advancements in Vehicle Features
8.5 Government Funding boost Sensor Opportunities for the Automotive Industry
8.6 Growth in Funding Boosts Growth Opportunities

9. Strategic Insights
9.1 Growth Opportunities - Fully Automated Electric Vehicles
9.2 Autonomous Vehicles as Service-based Model Expected to Transform the Fleet Management System
9.3 Strategic Imperative Analysis for Critical Success Factors
9.4 Internet Connectivity and Eco-friendly Solutions Encouraging Sensor Developments for Automotive Applications
9.5 Companies to Watch
9.6 Key Questions For Strategic Planning

10. Key Patents and Contacts
10.1 Key Patents - Self-Driving Vehicles and LiDAR Arrays for Increased Precision in Vehicles
10.2 Key Patents - Wearable Controlled Vehicle System and Responsive Touch sensor for Vehicle Environment Monitoring
10.3 Key Patents - Automotive Video Capture System and Seat Pressure Sensor
10.4 Key Patents - Sensors for Measuring Temperature and Absolute Position of Moving Parts
10.5 Industry Contacts
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