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Global Study – Low Power Energy Harvesting MCU Market, 2018 – 2025 (Edition – 2018)

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  • 209 Pages
  • August 2018
  • Region: Global
  • M14 Intelligence
  • ID: 4850346

It is Estimated That Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs Market Will Cross Half a Billion-Dollar Mark by 2025

Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs: Analysis on Low and Ultra-low Power MCUs by Applications - Wearable Devices, Medical/Healthcare Devices, Smart & Connected Homes, Precision Agriculture, IoT, Industrial, Wireless Sensor Networks, Sensor Hubs, and Security Networks; for Thermal, Solar, Kinetic, Vibration Energy Harvesting, across U.S., Europe, Japan, and China

Currently, the low and ultra-low power microcontrollers are being used in all industries owing to the need to higher battery life for consumer electronics products. However, there are very few instances of the use of energy harvesting technology in the consumer electronics industry. By 2025, more than 100 million low power energy harvesting MCUs will be sold in various applications such as wearable devices, medical and healthcare devices, smart home devices, precision agriculture devices. The growth will be driven with the introduction of 5G connectivity solutions, wireless sensor networks, wireless sensor hubs, security networks, Internet of Things, especially in industrial applications.

Energy harvesting (EH) technology scavenges energy from one or more of naturally-occurring sources such as solar, thermal, kinetic, and vibration. The most promising technologies for harvesting energy from these sources are photovoltaic materials (for solar energy) piezoelectric materials (for mechanical energy) and thermoelectric/pyroelectric materials (for thermal energy).

The technology has been used for decades at macro levels, however, recently the technology is spreading to more and more application areas particularly in applications such as wearable devices, smart homes, medical devices, smart agriculture, smartphones, and wireless sensor networks, among others. Wearable devices applications is currently a lead market for the application of energy harvesting. In the coming 5 - 7 years, the wireless sensor networks for smart homes, smart agriculture, building, and home automation, and IoT will be the fastest-growing markets for energy harvesting technology.

The report focuses on the below broader sections of the market

1. Changing dynamics of the energy harvesting industry


  • Key benefits of low-power MCUs and impact analysis
  • Drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the adoption of energy harvesting technology
  • Emerging trends in energy harvesting for sensor hub, sensor network, & security network

2. Increasing competition in the market


  • Energy Harvesting Electronics Market Ecosystem
  • Recent strategic developments and its impact
  • ODMs & competition
  • MCU suppliers & competition
  • Leading material suppliers and competition
  • Company profiles - Energy Harvesting MCUs

3. Energy Harvesting MCUs market estimation and forecasts - country-level analysis

4. Low power energy harvesting MCUs market estimation and forecasts


  • Energy Harvesting MCU sales estimation and forecasts
  • Energy Harvesting MCUs sales estimation & Forecast, by Applications- Smart/connected homes, Medical & Healthcare Devices, Wearables, Smart/Precision Agriculture, Smartphones
  • Energy Harvesting MCU Connectivity Solutions- Bluetooth low energy, Wired Ethernet, IEEE 802.15.4 with ZigBee and MiWi protocols, Wi-Fi Communication, Long Range Communication
  • Energy Harvesting MCU Market, for Sensor Hub, Sensor Network, and Security Network Applications
  • Country/ region level vehicle sales analysis for energy harvesting MCUs- Japan, U.S., China, & Europe

5. Penetration of energy harvesting technology in consumer and industrial electronics devices


  • Global and country-level energy harvesting technology market penetration in consumer electronics applications

6. Market estimation and forecast


  • Sales demand, Total Available Market (TAM) and Pricing trends of Energy Harvesting Microcontrollers Market for applications including- Smart/Connected Homes, Medical & Healthcare Devices, Wearables, Precision Agriculture, and Smartphones
  • Smart/Connected Homes: Security Devices and Solutions, Smoke Detectors, Thermostats, BTLE Devices, RF Powered Devices, Solar-power Harvesting, Energy Meters, Flow Meters
  • Medical & Healthcare Devices: Pulse Oximeter, Patient Monitoring, Blood Pressure Meters, Glucometers
  • Wearables: Fitness Monitors & Smart Watches
  • Smart/Precision Agriculture
  • Smartphones
  • Sensor Hub, Sensor Network, & Security Network Applications.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Scope and Methodology
1 Scope of the Study
2 Methodology
Chapter 2 Changing Industry Dynamics
1 Technology Overview
2 Key Benefits, Drivers, and Challenges
2.1 Benefits of low-power MCUs and impact analysis
2.2 Factors Driving Energy Harvesting Market
2.2.1 The increasing demand for miniaturized, smart and low-energy wireless nodes in the IoT industry
2.2.2 Increasing need for green energy
2.2.3 Growing demand for energy harvesting in various applications such as modern electronic systems
2.3 Challenges in Energy Harvesting Market
2.3.1 Optimization of energy consumption in wearables
2.3.2 Initial cost of energy harvesting device
2.3.3 Lack of standardization
2.4 Opportunities in Energy Harvesting Market
2.4.1 IIoT, the potential market for energy harvesting
2.4.2 Ambient energy powered battery-less cell phones
Chapter 3 Competition Assessment
1 Company Profiles
1.1 STMicroelectronics
1.2 Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
1.3 NXP Semiconductors N.V.
1.4 Texas Instruments
1.5 Analog Devices
1.6 Microchip Technology Inc.
1.7 Fujitsu Group
1.8 Maxim Integrated
1.9 Silicon Laboratories
1.1 E-Peas
1.11 ON Semiconductors
1.12 Nordic Semiconductors
1.13 EM Microelectronics
1.14 ETA Compute
1.15 Ambiq Micro
1.16 PLSense
1.17 LAPIS Semiconductors
1.18 Ingenic Semiconductor
1.19 PsiKick
1.2 Seiko Epson Corporation
1.21 Dracula Technologies
2 Leading Material Suppliers
3 Recent Strategic Developments
3.1 Merger & Acquisition:
3.2 Partnership & Collaboration:
3.3 Product Launches
3.4 Other Developments (Expansion, Strategic Agreement, Alliance):
Chapter 4 Energy Harvesting Microcontrollers Market Analysis & Forecast
1 Assumptions for Market Estimation & Forecast
2 Low and Ultra-low Power Energy Harvesting Microcontrollers Market, by Applications
2.1 Wearable Devices
2.2 Medical and Healthcare Devices
2.3 Smart and Connected Homes
2.4 Smart and Precision Agriculture
2.5 Smartphone
3 Low and Ultra-low Power Energy Harvesting Microcontrollers Connectivity Solutions
3.1 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
3.2 Wired Ethernet
3.3 IEEE 802.15.4 with ZigBee and MiWi protocols
3.4 Wi-Fi Communication
3.5 Long-range communication (LoRa)
4 Low and Ultra-low Power Energy Harvesting Microcontrollers - Sensor Hub, Sensor Network, and Security Network Applications
5 Low and Ultra-low Power Energy Harvesting Microcontrollers Regional Market Analysis
5.1 United States
5.2 Europe
5.3 Japan
5.4 China
Chapter 5 Appendix
1 List of Acronyms
2 Secondary Sources
List of Tables
Table 1 Electronic Devices: Power Consumption and Energy Autonomy
Table 2 Harvested Energy from Different Sources
Table 3 STMicroelectronics Ultra-Low-Power MCUs
Table 4 STMicroelectronics Bluetooth Low Energy Chips
Table 5 STMicroelectronics Annual Revenue
Table 6 STMicroelectronics Revenue, by Operating Segments
Table 7 STMicroelectronics Revenue, by Geography
Table 8 STMicroelectronics Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 9 STMicroelectronics Recent Strategic Organic Developments
Table 10 Cypress Semiconductors Ultra-Low-Power MCUs
Table 11 Cypress Semiconductors Power Management ICs (PMICs)
Table 12 Cypress Semiconductors Energy Harvesting Development Kits
Table 13 Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Annual Revenue
Table 14 Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Revenue, by Business Segments
Table 15 Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Revenue, by Geography
Table 16 Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 17 Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Recent Strategic Organic Developments
Table 18 NXP Semiconductors Energy Harvesting Products & Solutions
Table 19 NXP Semiconductors Proprietary IEEE 802.15.4-based MCU
Table 20 NXP Semiconductors Bluetooth Low Energy Chips/Solutions
Table 21 NXP Semiconductors ZigBee Connectivity based Solutions
Table 22 NXP Semiconductors N.V. Annual Revenue
Table 23 NXP Semiconductors N.V. Revenue, by Business Segments
Table 24 NXP Semiconductors N.V. Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 25 Texas Instruments Energy Harvesting Products & Solutions
Table 26 Texas Instruments Ultra-Low-Power MCU
Table 27 Texas Instruments Energy Harvesting Reference Designs
Table 28 Texas Instruments Annual Revenue
Table 29 Texas Instruments Revenue, by Business Segments
Table 30 Texas Instruments Revenue, by Geography
Table 31 Texas Instruments Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 32 Texas Instruments Recent Strategic Organic Developments
Table 33 Analog Devices Ultra-low-power MCUs
Table 34 Analog Devices Ambient energy harvesting ICs for Wireless Sensor Nodes
Table 35 Analog Devices Power Management Units (PMUs)
Table 36 Analog Devices Annual Revenue
Table 37 Analog Devices Revenue, by End Market
Table 38 Analog Devices Revenue, by Geography
Table 39 Analog Devices Recent Strategic Developments
Table 40 Analog Devices Energy Harvesting Partners
Table 41 Microchip Technology Low-power MCUs
Table 42 Microchip Technology Revenue, By Product Line
Table 43 Microchip Technology Revenue, by Segment
Table 44 Microchip Technology Revenue, by Geography
Table 45 Microchip Technology Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 46 Fujitsu Group Ultra Low-power MCUs
Table 47 Microchip Technology Revenue
Table 48 Fujitsu Group Revenue, by Segment
Table 49 Fujitsu Group Revenue, by Geography (outside Japan)
Table 50 Fujitsu Group Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 51 Fujitsu Group Recent Strategic Organic Developments
Table 52 Maxim Integrated MCUs Product Portfolio
Table 53 Maxim Integrated Revenue
Table 54 Maxim Integrated Revenue, by Geography
Table 55 Maxim Integrated Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 56 Maxim Integrated Recent Strategic Organic Developments
Table 57 Silicon Labs Energy friendly MCUs
Table 58 Silicon Labs Revenue
Table 59 Silicon Labs Revenue, by Product Category
Table 60 Silicon Labs Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 61 Silicon Labs Recent Strategic Organic Developments
Table 62 E-Peas Energy Harvesting PMICs
Table 63 E-Peas Ultra-low Power MCU
Table 64 E-Peas Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 65 ON Semiconductors Ultra-Low Power Solutions
Table 66 ON Semiconductors Revenue
Table 67 ON Semiconductors Revenue, by Segment
Table 68 ON Semiconductors Revenue, by Geography
Table 69 ON Semiconductors Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 70 ON Semiconductors Recent Strategic Organic Developments
Table 71 Nordic Semiconductors Low Energy Solutions
Table 72 Nordic Semiconductors Revenue
Table 73 Nordic Semiconductors Revenue, by End- Product
Table 74 ON Semiconductors Revenue, by Geography
Table 75 Nordic Semiconductors Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 76 EM Microelectronics Low Power MCUs
Table 77 EM Microelectronics Bluetooth low energy Wireless / RF solutions
Table 78 EM Microelectronics Recent Strategic Organic Developments
Table 79 ETA Compute Low-Power Microcontroller and SoC IP for Low Power Systems
Table 80 ETA Compute: EtaCore Applications for Edge and Mobile Devices
Table 81 ETA Compute: Features & Benefits
Table 82 ON Semiconductors Recent Strategic Developments
Table 83 Ambiq Micro Ultra-Low-Power MCUs
Table 84 Ambiq Micro Recent Strategic In-organic Developments
Table 85 Ambiq Micro Recent Strategic Organic Developments
Table 86 PLSense Ultra-Low-Power MCUs
Table 87 PLSense Recent Strategic Development
Table 88 LAPIS Semiconductors Ultra-Low-Power MCUs
Table 89 LAPIS Semiconductors Recent Strategic Development
Table 90 Ingenic Semiconductor Product Portfolio
Table 91 Ingenic Semiconductor Recent Strategic Development
Table 92 PsiKick Energy Harvesting Solutions
Table 93 Microcontrollers offered by Epson
Table 94 Revenue of Epson Group:
Table 95 Epson: Recent strategic developments:
Table 96 Seiko Epson’s Organic Developments:
Table 97 Dracula Technologies Energy Harvesting Material
Table 98 Dracula Technologies Recent Strategic Development
Table 99 Energy Harvesting Material Suppliers
Table 100 Merger & Acquisitions
Table 101 Partnership & Collaboration
Table 102 Product Launches
Table 103 Other Recent Developments
Table 104 Wearable Devices Vendor’s Market Share, 2016 - 2017 (million units)
Table 105 Smart Watch Vendor’s Market Share, 2016 - 2017 (million units)
Table 106 Wearable Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025
Table 107 Percentage Penetration of Low Power Microcontrollers in Wearable Devices, 2017 - 2025
Table 108 Low Power MCUs for General Wearable Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025
Table 109 Low Power MCUs for General Wearable Devices Sales Demand, by Geography 2017 - 2025
Table 110 Low Power MCUs for General Wearable Devices Market Size, 2017 - 2025
Table 111 Percentage Penetration of Low Power Microcontrollers in Energy Harvesting Wearable Devices, 2017 - 2025
Table 112 Low Power MCUs for Energy Harvesting Wearable Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025
Table 113 Low Power MCUs for Energy Harvesting Wearable Devices Sales Demand, by Geography 2017 - 2025
Table 114 Low Power MCUs for Energy Harvesting Wearable Devices Market Size, 2017 - 2025
Table 115 Medical Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025
Table 116 Percentage Penetration of Low Power Microcontrollers in Medical Devices, 2017 - 2025
Table 117 Low Power MCUs for General Medical Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025
Table 118 Low Power MCUs for General Medical Devices Sales Demand, by Geography 2017 - 2025
Table 119 Low Power MCUs for General Medical Devices Market Size, 2017 - 2025
Table 120 Percentage Penetration of Low Power Microcontrollers in Energy Harvesting Medical Devices, 2017 - 2025
Table 121 Low Power MCUs for Energy Harvesting Medical Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025
Table 122 Low Power MCUs for Energy Harvesting Medical Devices Sales Demand, by Geography 2017 - 2025
Table 123 Low Power MCUs for Energy Harvesting Medical Devices Market Size, 2017 - 2025
Table 124 Smart Home Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025
Table 125 Percentage Penetration of Low Power Microcontrollers in Smart Home Devices, 2017 - 2025
Table 126 Low Power MCUs for General Smart Home Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025
Table 127 Low Power MCUs for General Smart Home Devices Sales Demand, by Geography 2017 - 2025
Table 128 Low Power MCUs for General Smart Home Devices Market Size, 2017 - 2025
Table 129 Percentage Penetration of Low Power Microcontrollers in Energy Harvesting Smart Home Devices, 2017 - 2025
Table 130 Low Power MCUs for Energy Harvesting Smart Home Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025
Table 131 Low Power MCUs for Energy Harvesting Smart Home Devices Sales Demand, by Geography 2017 - 2025
Table 132 Low Power MCUs for Energy Harvesting Smart Home Devices Market Size, 2017 - 2025
Table 133 Connectivity mapping with application
Table 134 United States: Low Power MCUs Sales Demand, by Applications, 2017 - 2025
Table 135 United States: Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Demand, by Applications, 2017 - 2025
Table 136 Europe: Low Power MCUs Sales Demand, by Applications, 2017 - 2025
Table 137 Europe: Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Demand, by Applications, 2017 - 2025
Table 138 Japan: Low Power MCUs Sales Demand, by Applications, 2017 - 2025
Table 139 Japan: Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Demand, by Applications, 2017 - 2025
Table 140 China: Low Power MCUs Sales Demand, by Applications, 2017 - 2025
Table 141 China: Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Demand, by Applications, 2017 - 2025
List of Figures
Figure 1. Block Diagram of Energy Harvesting Device
Figure 2. Low power MCUs Sales Statistics - Wearable devices, Medical devices, and Smart Home, 2018 (million units)
Figure 3. Mapping of energy harvesting companies by applications, 2018 (million units)
Figure 4. Wearable Devices Sales Demand Snapshot, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 5. Wearable Devices Sales Demand, by Smart Watches and Fitness Bands, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 6. Wearable Devices Vendor’s Market Share, 2016 and 2017 (%)
Figure 7. Wearable Devices Vendor’s Market Share, 2016 and 2017 (%)
Figure 8. Percentage Penetration of Low Power MCUs in Wearable Devices, 2018 - 2025 (%)
Figure 9. Low Power MCUs Sales Statistics for Wearable Devices, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 10. Low Power MCUs Market Size for Wearable Devices, 2018 - 2025 ($million)
Figure 11. Low Power MCUs Sales Demand for Wearable Devices, by Geography, 2018 and 2025 (%)
Figure 12. Low Power MCUs Sales Demand for Wearable Devices, by Geography, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 13. Comparison of Wearable Devices Vendors - by Battery Life and Type of Energy Harvesting Technology
Figure 14. Low power energy harvesting MCUs Market Snapshot for wearable devices (smartwatches and fitness bands), 2018 and 2025
Figure 15. Percentage Penetration of Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs in Wearable Devices, 2018 - 2025 (%)
Figure 16. Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Statistics for Wearable Devices, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 17. Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs Market Size for Wearable Devices, 2018 - 2025 ($million)
Figure 18. Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Demand for Wearable Devices, by Geography, 2018 and 2025 (%)
Figure 19. Low Power Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Demand for Wearable Devices, by Geography, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 20. Medical Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 21. Percentage Penetration of Low Power MCUs in Medical Devices, 2018 - 2025 (%)
Figure 22. Low Power MCUs Sales Statistics for Medical Devices, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 23. Low Power MCUs Market Size for Medical Devices, 2018 - 2025 ($million)
Figure 24. Percentage Penetration of Energy Harvesting Low Power MCUs in Medical Devices, 2018 - 2025 (%)
Figure 25. Low Power MCUs Sales Statistics for Medical Devices, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 26. Low Power MCUs Market Size for Medical Devices, 2018 - 2025 ($million)
Figure 27. Smart Homes Devices Sales Demand, 2017 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 28. Percentage Penetration of Low Power MCUs in Smart Home Devices, 2018 - 2025 (%)
Figure 29. Low Power MCUs Sales Statistics for Medical Devices, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 30. Low Power MCUs Market Size for Medical Devices, 2018 - 2025 ($million)
Figure 31. Percentage Penetration of Energy Harvesting Low Power MCUs in Smart Homes Applications, 2021 - 2025 (%)
Figure 32. Energy Harvesting Low Power MCUs Sales Statistics for Smart Home Devices, 2018 - 2025 (million units)
Figure 33. Energy Harvesting Low Power MCUs Market Size for Smart Home Devices, 2018 - 2025 ($million)
Figure 34. Penetration rates of Low Power MCUs, by Connectivity Solutions (%)
Figure 35. Penetration rates of Energy Harvesting Low Power MCUs, by Connectivity Solutions (%)
Figure 36. Energy Harvesting MCUs Regional Market Snapshot (2018 and 2025)
Figure 37. United States: Low Power and Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Trends, by Applications (2018 and 2025)
Figure 38. Europe: Low Power and Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Trends, by Applications (2018 and 2025)
Figure 39. Japan: Low Power and Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Trends, by Applications (2018 and 2025)
Figure 40. China: Low Power and Energy Harvesting MCUs Sales Trends, by Applications (2018 and 2025)

Companies Mentioned

  • Ambiq Micro
  • Analog Devices    
  • Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
  • Dracula Technologies
  • E-Peas
  • EM Microelectronics
  • ETA Compute
  • Fujitsu Group
  • Ingenic Semiconductor
  • LAPIS Semiconductors
  • Leading Material Suppliers
  • Maxim Integrated
  • Microchip Technology Inc.
  • Nordic Semiconductors    
  • NXP Semiconductors N.V.
  • ON Semiconductors
  • PLSense
  • PsiKick
  • Seiko Epson Corporation
  • Silicon Laboratories
  • STMicroelectronics
  • Texas Instruments