Sensor Market by Type, Industry Vertical - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014 - 2022

  • ID: 3773690
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 246 pages
  • Allied Analytics LLP
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  • Atmel Corporation
  • Canon Inc.
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • NXP semiconductors N.V.
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • MORE
Sensor Market by Type (Radar sensor, Optical sensor, Biosensors, Touch sensor, Image sensor, Pressure sensor, Temperature sensor, Proximity sensor and displacement sensor, Level sensor, Motion and position sensor, Humidity sensor, Accelerometer and speed sensor), Technology (CMOS, MEMS, NEMS), Industry Vertical (Electronics, IT & Telecommunication, Industrial, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare) - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014 - 2022

Global Sensor market is experiencing a healthy growth, driven by an increasing demand of process automation in verticals such as automotive, healthcare, entertainment and security. Global semiconductor market is expected to reach $394 billion by 2017. Introduction of low cost CMOS sensor has helped in size reduction of multimedia devices such as tablets, notebooks and Smartphones. High price of sensors is the major restraining factor that is lowering the adoption by various industry verticals as it ultimately results into increase in price of the final product. This report would help the sensor manufacturer to indentify the key application areas and expected adoption rate of specific types of sensors in these application areas.

The key players profiled in the report are 3M Co, Alps Electric Co. Ltd, Analog Devices Inc., Atmel Corporation, Banner Engineering Corp, Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Melexis Nv, Toshiba Corporation, Teledyne Dalsa Inc., Panasonic Corporation.

Key Benefits:

This report forecasts the volume as well as value based market for image sensor used for consumer application
Analysis of the global sensor application market and identification of the higher growth areas
Impact analysis of market with factors currently driving and restraining growth of the market
Porter’s five force analysis helps to understand new entry barriers and alternatives of the market
Detailed competitive landscape and identification of key players and strategies applied by them
Analysis of growth patterns across geographies

Key Market Segments Analyzed

Global sensor market, by Technology
Conventional Sensor Technologies
Advanced Sensor Technologies

Global sensor market, by Type
Pressure sensor
Temperature sensor
Flow and level sensor
Other process variable sensor
Speed sensor
Motion sensor
Imaging sensor

Global sensor market, by Application
Motor vehicles
Military/ Aerospace
Electronic Security
Consumer Electrical and Electronics products
Information technology


Manufacturing equipment and raw material suppliers
Distributors and retailers, electronic device manufacturers, System integrators
Automobile manufacturers, Military/ Aerospace, Electronic security provider
Healthcare and Information technology investor
Academic and research institutes
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  • Atmel Corporation
  • Canon Inc.
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • NXP semiconductors N.V.
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • MORE

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


2.1. CXO Perspective


3.1. Market Definition and Scope
3.2. Key findings
3.3 Top Impacting Factors

3.3.1. Growing trend of internet of things (IoT)
3.3.2. Advances in consumer electronic products fuel the adoption of sensors
3.3.3. Advancement in sensors and its increasing usage in smartphones
3.3.4. Robust demand in automation industry
3.3.5. Incorporating the sensor in devices incurs extra value and reduces life of device

3.4. Top investment pockets


4.1. Overview

4.1.1. Market size and forecast

4.2. Radar Sensor

4.2.1. Key market trends
4.2.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.2.3. Market size and forecast

4.3. Optical Sensor

4.3.1. Key market trends
4.3.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.3.3. Market size and forecast

4.4. Biosensor

4.4.1. Key market trends
4.4.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.4.3. Market size and forecast

4.5. Touch Sensor

4.5.1. Key market trends
4.5.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.5.3. Market size and forecast

4.6. Image Sensor

4.6.1. Key market trends
4.6.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.6.3. Market size and forecast

4.7. Pressure Sensor

4.7.1. Key market trends
4.7.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.7.3. Market size and forecast

4.8. Temperature Sensor

4.8.1. Key market trends
4.8.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.8.3. Market size and forecast

4.9. Proximity & Displacement Sensor

4.9.1. Key market trends
4.9.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.9.3. Market size and forecast

4.10. Level Sensor

4.10.1. Key market trends
4.10.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.10.3. Market size and forecast

4.11. Motion & Position Sensor

4.11.1. Key market trends
4.11.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.11.3. Market size and forecast

4.12. Humidity Sensor

4.12.1. Key market trends
4.12.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.12.3. Market size and forecast

4.13. Accelerometer & Speed Sensor

4.13.1. Key market trends
4.13.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.13.3. Market size and forecast

4.14. Other Sensor

4.14.1. Key market trends
4.14.2. Growth factors and opportunities
4.14.3. Market size and forecast


5.1. Overview

5.1.1. Market size and forecast

5.2. CMOS

5.2.1. Key market trends
5.2.2. Growth factors and opportunities
5.2.3. Market size and forecast

5.3. MEMS

5.3.1. Key market trends
5.3.2. Growth factors and opportunities
5.3.3. Market size and forecast

5.4. NEMS

5.4.1. Key market trends
5.4.2. Growth factors and opportunities
5.4.3. Market size and forecast

5.5. Others (Optical spectroscopy, microsystem technology, ASIC and hybrid sensor)

5.5.1. Key market trends
5.5.2. Growth factors and opportunities
5.5.3. Market size and forecast


6.1. Overview

6.1.1. Market size and forecast

6.2. Electronics

6.2.3. Market size and forecast

6.3. IT & Telecommunication

6.3.3. Market size and forecast

6.4. Industrial

6.4.3. Market size and forecast

6.5. Aerospace & Defense

6.5.3. Market size and forecast

6.6. Healthcare

6.6.3. Market size and forecast

6.7. Others (Energy and media & entertainment)

6.7.3. Market size and forecast


7.1. Overview
7.2. North America

7.2.1. Key market trends
7.2.2. Growth factors and opportunities
7.2.3. Market size and forecast
7.2.4. U.S. Market size and forecast

7.2.5. Canada Market size and forecast

7.2.6. Mexico Market size and forecast

7.3. Europe

7.3.1. Key market trends
7.3.2. Growth factors and opportunities
7.3.3. Market size and forecast
7.3.4. Germany Market size and forecast

7.3.5. U.K. Market size and forecast

7.3.6. France Market size and forecast

7.3.7. Italy Market size and forecast

7.3.8. Rest of Europe Market size and forecast

7.4. Asia-Pacific

7.4.1. Key market trends
7.4.2. Growth factors and opportunities
7.4.3. Market size and forecast
7.4.4. China Market size and forecast

7.4.5. India Market size and forecast

7.4.6. Japan Market size and forecast

7.4.7. South Korea Market size and forecast

7.4.8. Taiwan Market size and forecast

7.4.9. Rest of Asia-Pacific Market size and forecast


7.5.1. Key market trends
7.5.2. Growth factors and opportunities
7.5.3. Market size and forecast
7.5.4. Latin America Market size and forecast

7.5.5. Middle East Market size and forecast

7.5.6. Africa Market size and forecast

CHAPTER 8 Company Profiles

8.1. STMicroelectronics N.V.

8.1.1. Company overview
8.1.2. Operating business segments
8.1.3. Business performance
8.1.4. Key strategic moves and developments

8.2. NXP Semiconductors N.V.

8.2.1. Company overview
8.2.2. Operating business segments
8.2.3. Business performance
8.2.4. Key strategic moves and developments

8.3. Infineon Technologies AG

8.3.1. Company overview
8.3.2. Operating business segments
8.3.3. Business performance
8.3.4. Key strategic moves and developments

8.4. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

8.4.1. Company overview
8.4.2. Operating business segments
8.4.3. Business performance
8.4.4. Key strategic moves and developments

8.5. Atmel Corporation

8.5.1. Company overview
8.5.2. Operating business segments
8.5.3. Business performance
8.5.4. Key strategic moves and developments

8.6. Texas Instruments Inc.

8.6.1. Company overview
8.6.2. Operating business segments
8.6.3. Business performance
8.6.4. Key strategic moves and developments

8.7. Robert Bosch Gmbh

8.7.1. Company overview
8.7.2. Operating business segments
8.7.3. Business performance
8.7.4. Key strategic moves and developments

8.8. Johnson Controls International Plc.

8.8.1. Company overview
8.8.2. Operating business segments
8.8.3. Business performance
8.8.4. Key strategic moves and developments

8.9. Sony Corporation

8.9.1. Company overview
8.9.2. Operating business segments
8.9.3. Business performance
8.9.4. Key strategic moves and developments

8.10. Honeywell International Inc.

8.10.1. Company overview
8.10.2. Operating business segments
8.10.3. Business performance
8.10.4. Key strategic moves and developments
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  • Atmel Corporation
  • Canon Inc.
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • NXP semiconductors N.V.
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • MORE
The Global Sensor Market is expected to garner $241 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 11.3%. In the year 2015, Asia-Pacific dominated the global market and contributed over 45% of the overall market, owing to improved electronics industry infrastructure and increase in demand for electronic products such as smartphones, handheld devices, PCs, laptops, and others.

Sensor is a device that detects, measures or indicates any specific physical quantity such as light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure, or similar entities, by converting them into any other form which is mostly, electrical pulses. The demand for sensors is globally expected to rise during the forecast period due to growing trend of internet of things (IoT), advances in consumer electronic products, advancement in sensors and its increasing usage in smartphones, and robust demand in automation industry. Moreover, surge in the automotive sector and growing demand of wearable devices open opportunities in the market. However, incorporating the sensors in devices incurs extra value and reduces life of device, which acts as a restraint for the market. Sensors can be categorized based on their type and technology used to manufacture them.

By the type of sensor, radar sensor dominated the market in 2015 by contributing for over 15% of overall sensor market. This was attributed by the growth in IT & telecom industry and increasing usage of remote sensing devices in defense & aerospace, civil engineering applications and forestry & agriculture across the globe. However, image sensor is estimated to witness the highest growth rate in the market, owing to its utilization in camcorders, biometrics, digital cameras, virtual keyboards, video-conferencing applications, optical mice, and many more.

Technology wise, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) garnered the maximum market share and claimed more than 45% market share in 2015 as they deliver real-world, motion-aware applications that enrich the consumers experience of electronic devices. In addition, MEMS find its utilization in automotive and industrial applications, and have quickly become ubiquitous in gaming controllers, smartphones, and tablets. However, nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) are estimated to display the highest growth in the market, owing to their technological superiority over others.

Electronics industry contributed over 60% of the overall sensor market in 2015. The manufacturers of consumer electronic appliances are incorporating more sensors in their devices to maintain a competitive advantage. However, healthcare is expected to grow fastest growing at a CAGR of 12.6% during the forecast period, owing to advances in sensors that can increase the intelligence of medical equipment, such as life-supporting implants, and can enable remote monitoring of vital signs & other health factors.

Asia-Pacific dominated the market in 2015, accounting over 45% of the total market revenue and it is expected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period. This is accredited to the presence of various manufacturing facilities, ongoing R&D, high consumption, and production of electronic products where sensor is steadily utilized. Further, North America and Europe are the second and third leading regions in sensor market, and are expected to witness slow growth owing to mature electronics and IT & telecommunication industry.

Key Findings of Sensor Market Study:

Radar sensor dominated the market in 2015 with over 18% of market share witnessing the growth rate of 9.9%.
Image sensor is the fastest growing segment in the overall sensor market by type at present
Among the technologies, MEMS technology held over 45% of the market in 2015 and is anticipated to lead the market throughout the forecast period.
NEMS is estimated to display the highest growth rate of 14.2%, owing to its technological superiority such as smaller size, high precision and low power consumption of the sensors.
Electronics industry constituted over 60% of overall sensor market in 2015 which is the largest share among all the industry verticals.
Asia-Pacific dominated the market in 2015, accounting over 45% of the total market revenue and it is expected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period.
The key players in the sensor market focus on expanding their business operations in the emerging countries with new product launches through various R&D facilities. Sensor manufacturing companies are designing the efficient sensors for the electronic product manufacturers for electric vehicles, healthcare equipment, household storage, and portable electronics to launch technologically advanced products in order to increase their market share.

The major players profiled in this report include STMicroelectronics N.V., NXP semiconductors N.V., Infineon Technologies AG, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Atmel Corporation, Texas instruments Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH, Johnson controls international PLC, Sony Corporation, and Honeywell International, Inc. among others.
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  • Atmel Corporation
  • Canon Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
  • Honeywell International, Inc. 
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Johnson controls international PLC
  • NXP semiconductors N.V.
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • SMIC
  • STMicroelectronics N.V.
  • Sony Corporation
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited
  • Texas instruments Inc.
  • Volkswagen
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