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Automotive Sensors - Innovation Impact and Roadmapping

  • Report

  • 55 Pages
  • December 2018
  • Region: Global
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 4721853

LiDAR is Driving Opportunities in Autonomous Driving

Sensor technology is a key enabler of advanced systems used in vehicle safety and control in the automotive sector. Automotive manufacturers are leveraging electronics systems for enhancing vehicle performance, passenger safety, and comfort. Sensors and actuators are being integrated into automotive control systems to achieve performance optimization and enhance the durability and reliability of the vehicle.

Sensing technologies such as LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), image, touch, touchless, gesture recognition, inertial, pressure, micro-electromechanical system (MEMS), magneto-resistive and biometric-sensors and gyros are covered in this report.

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

Key topics include:

  • Technology and market dynamics
  • Technology capabilities of various sensors
  • Key sensor innovations and its impact
  • Funding scenario
  • Growth opportunities
  • Companies to Watch
  • Roadmap

Table of Contents

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 Landscape Assessment
2.1 Technological Significance
2.2 High Funding Scenario And Harmonization Of Industrial Standards Is Enabling High Adoption Of Sensors
2.3 Growing Trend Towards Autonomous Vehicle Technologies Increases Adoption Of Sensors In Vehicles
2.4 LiDAR Technology - Key Enabler of Autonomous Driving
2.5 Image Sensors - Nurturer of ADAS Applications
2.6 Touch Sensor Technology - A Unique Haptic Experience in Automobiles
2.7 Touchless Sensor Technology - Next Generation Interaction Feature in Automobiles
3. Innovation Ecosystem in Automotive Sensors
3.1 LiDAR System Based on Prism Optics that Enables Autonomous Driving
3.2 Solid State LiDAR that can Adapt to Different Application Requirements
3.3 MEMS Automotive Sensors for Non-safety and Passive Applications
3.4 Image Sensing Technology for ADAS Systems in Autonomous Vehicles
3.5 Doppler LiDAR for Instantaneous Velocity Measurement Necessary for Safe Autonomous Driving
3.6 iDAR System for power Efficient Mapping
3.7 MEMS-based Inertial Measurement for Autonomous Vehicles
3.8 Piezoelectric Haptic Feedback for Localized Touch Sensations
3.9 Transparent Touch Sensors using CNB (Carbon Nanobud) Technology
3.10 Voice Recognition Sensors for Precision Recognition in the Presence of Acoustic Noise
3.11 Other Innovators Enabling Autonomous Vehicle Sensor Technologies
3.12 Key Innovators in the Automotive Segment
4. Funding and Research & Development Scenario in Automotive Sensors
4.1 Green Beam Lasers And Robot Cars
4.2 Organic Image Sensors and Curved Image Sensors
4.3 Magnetic Sensors with Reduced Interference Noise
4.4 RoboSens Raises Highest Funding in China for LiDAR Technology
4.5 Venture Capitalists (VC) Funding Aids Development of LiDAR Sensing Technologies
4.6 Peratech and BeBop Sensors Receive Funding to Accelerate Product Development and Enable Market Penetration
4.7 Funding for Machine Vision Sensors Encourages Adoption of Object Recognition in Automotive Industry
4.8 Financing for Lunewave Edge Sensor Technology and Vayyar Imaging Enable Sensor Technology Development
5. Strategic Alliances and Implementation Cases
5.1 Partnerships Between Sensor Manufacturers and Automotive Suppliers Encourage Adoption of Sensors
5.2 Lidar Adoption in Volvo Cars will Enable Autonomous Vehicle Development
5.3 Sony makes Advances in CMOS Image Sensor Technology for Use in ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles
5.4 CMOS Image Sensors and Voice Recognition Sensors enable Several Automotive Applications
5.5 Bosch Enables Haptic Feedback Gesture by Teaming with Ultrahaptics
5.6 Airbus’ Focus on the Development of Mixed Reality Trainer
5.7 NAVYA AUTONOM CAB integrates LiDARs from Velodyne and Valeo to enable autonomous driving
5.8 Alcohol Detection Touch Sensor System to be Installed in Automobile Dashboards
6. Future Growth Opportunities and Strategic Perspectives
6.1 Future Roadmap for Automotive Sensors
6.2 From the Analyst’s Desk: What is the Nature of Competition and Global Adoption Scenario for Automotive Sensors Technology?
6.3 From the Analyst’s Desk: What are Key Attractive Technologies and Future Opportunities for Automotive Sensors?
7. Industry Contacts
7.1 Industry Contacts
7.2 Legal Disclaimer

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • Airbus
  • Bosch
  • Navya
  • Sony