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The World Market for Sensors: A 2019 Outlook - Ametek, Delphi Corp, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Panasonic Electric Works, and Philips Photonics are Key Players - ResearchAndMarkets.com

May 1, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2019--The “Sensors Markets: A Global Outlook” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The scope of the report includes a general outlook of the sensor industry, with the scope limited to reports published during the year 2017 and 2018.

This report covers only conventional sensors such as pressure, temperature, level, flow and position sensors, and excludes unconventional sensors such as pointing sensors used in touch screens and touch-pads, barcode readers and radio frequency identification (RFID) readers; remote readout and intelligent power meters; gas and water meters; and remote readout heat meters.

Estimated values used are based on manufacturers’ total revenues. Projected and forecasted revenue values are in constant U.S. dollars, unadjusted for inflation.

Market Insights

As technological advances in electronic control systems increase the efficiency of sensors, users are calling for advances in sensor accuracy, reliability, response time, robustness, miniaturization and communication capability. The sensor industry is robust and is expected to experience sound growth during the five-year forecast period.

Advances in micro-machining have made it possible to produce micron-sized devices on a silicon wafer-a process that is very attractive for large-volume applications using mass production processes. This technology is particularly important in the sensor market since silicon has been shown as a very good material for use in sensors.

In the near future, the manufacturing costs and power consumption of wireless sensors will decrease, and wireless sensors will be fully integrated into wireless networks, replacing hardwired configurations. A broad spectrum of wireless communications hardware and software is already available, and the communication industry is the largest consumer of this technology, primarily in mobile phones and base stations. Fiber optic sensors will also play a role in networks and communications.

Magnetic field sensors will play a role in magnetic storage media and customer terminals. Photodetectors for local area networks (LANs) will also see growth in regional, municipal and long-distance network applications. Nanotechnology, which involves manipulating and harnessing chemical reactions and molecular processes of living cells in designs aimed at specific technological functions, will experience strong growth within the sensor market, especially for chemical detection.

Among the industrial sensor segments, pressure, force and load, and level sensors will experience strong growth. Image sensors will experience the highest growth because of their increased use in smartphones and many other portable devices. Biosensors and chemical sensors will also experience growth in the wake of terrorist threats to key industrial facilities such as chemical plants and due to increased use in medical applications.

Small companies account for the majority of companies within the sensor manufacturing business. Most companies pursue a focused strategy, but competitive and technological pressures are leading to consolidation and increasing concentration. However, the semiconductor industry is attempting to recapture its intensive capital investment by developing sensor solutions to address large-scale high-volume consumer-related applications. This will allow specialized industrial sensor manufacturers time to develop strategies for dealing with the competition. There are also opportunities for new entrants into the business, especially in MEMS. Further, companies with valuable intellectual property and strong customer bases make attractive acquisition candidates.

The report includes:

  • 53 data tables
  • An overview of the global outlook and sensors market analysis
  • A detailed description of conventional sensors such as pressure, temperature, level, flow and position sensors and description of their potential applications
  • Information on radar and radar sensors and description of their properties and advantages
  • Identification of segments with high growth potential and discussion of future prospects
  • Examination of key trends related to types, applications and regional factors that shape and influence the overall sensors industry
  • Insights into government initiatives for smart industrialization in developing economies
  • Profiles of major players in the industry including Ametek Inc., Delphi Corp., Hitachi Automotive Systems, Panasonic Electric Works and Philips Photonics

Key Topics Covered

Chapter 1 Introduction

  • Study Goals and Objectives
  • Reasons for Doing the Study
  • Scope and Format
  • Intended Audience
  • Methodology and Information Sources

Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights

Chapter 3 Sensors Technology Overview

  • Overview of Sensor Technologies
  • Basic Sensor Technologies
  • Types of Sensors
  • Image Sensors
  • Introduction
  • Types of Image Sensors
  • Biosensors
  • Types of Biosensors
  • Recent Innovations in Biosensors
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Sensors
  • Introduction
  • Types of IoT Sensors
  • Recent Innovations in IoT Sensors
  • Chemical Sensors
  • Introduction
  • Types of Chemical Sensors
  • Techniques to Analyze Odors
  • Fingerprint Sensors
  • Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors
  • Optical Fingerprint Sensors
  • Thermal Fingerprint Sensors
  • Pressure Fingerprint Sensors
  • Radio Frequency Fingerprint Sensors
  • Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensors
  • Static Fingerprint Reader/Sensors
  • Swipe Fingerprint Reader/Sensors
  • Radar Sensors
  • Radar Sensors, by Technology
  • Radar Sensors, by Type
  • Load, Force and Torque Sensors
  • Load and Force Sensors
  • Torque Sensors
  • Position Sensors
  • Displacement Position Sensors
  • Proximity Sensors
  • Pressure Sensors
  • Introduction
  • Types of Pressure Sensors
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Introduction
  • Types of Temperature Sensors
  • Flow Sensors
  • Types of Flow Sensors Based on Type of Flow
  • Types of Flow Sensors Based on Technology
  • New Developments in Flow Sensors
  • Level Sensors
  • Introduction
  • Types of Level Sensors
  • New Developments in Flow Sensors
  • Wireless Sensors
  • Introduction
  • Types of Wireless Sensors
  • Fiber Optic Sensors
  • Introduction
  • Types of Fiber Optic Sensors
  • Miscellaneous Sensors
  • Introduction
  • Types of Miscellaneous Sensors

Chapter 4 Market for Sensors by Technology

  • Image Sensors
  • Biosensors
  • IoT Sensors
  • Chemical Sensors
  • Fingerprint Sensors
  • Radar Sensors
  • Load, Force and Torque Sensors
  • Position Sensors
  • Pressure Sensors
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Flow Sensors
  • Level Sensors
  • Wireless Sensors
  • Fiber Optic Sensors
  • Miscellaneous Sensors

Chapter 5 Market for Sensors by End User

  • Introduction
  • Sensor Applications in the Automotive Industry
  • Introduction
  • Standard Sensors used in Various Applications in the Automotive Industry
  • Special Sensors in Automotive Applications
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Sensor Applications in the Process Industries
  • Introduction
  • Sensor Applications in Petrochemical/Oil and Gas Industry
  • Sensor Applications in Food, Dairy and Beverage Industry
  • Sensor Applications in Manufacture of Pharmaceuticals
  • Sensor Applications in the Chemical Industry
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Sensor Applications in the Consumer Electronics
  • Introduction
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Sensor Applications in the Medical Industry
  • Introduction
  • Examples of Applications of Sensors in the Medical Industry
  • Special Applications of Sensors in the Medical Industry
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Sensor Applications in the Machinery Manufacturing
  • Introduction
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Sensor Applications in the Building Construction
  • Introduction
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Sensor Applications in the Aircraft and Ships
  • Introduction
  • Sensor Applications in Aircraft
  • Sensors in Intelligent Aircraft Tires
  • Sensor Applications in Ships
  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Sensor Applications in the Miscellaneous Fields
  • Introduction
  • Environmental Applications
  • Mining Applications
  • Power Plant Applications
  • Microwave-Resonator-Based Sensors
  • Micro-Optical Sensor Automates Control of Bioprocesses
  • Sensor to Detect Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Magnetic Sensor for Banknote Validation
  • Wireless Sensor to Detect Moisture from Plant Leaves
  • Sensor for Golf Swing Monitor
  • Sensors in Shoes for Feedback of a Runner’s Performance
  • Market Size and Forecast

Chapter 6 Company Profiles

  • AB Electronik
  • Accel AB
  • Aleph America
  • Allegro Microsystems, Inc.
  • Alphasense Ltd.
  • Alps Electric Co. Ltd.
  • American Electronic Components, Inc.
  • American Sensor Technologies, Inc.
  • Ametek Inc.
  • Ams Ag
  • Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Applied Technology Associates
  • Aptina Imaging Corp.
  • ATI Industrial Automation
  • Autoliv Inc.
  • Automotive Technologies International, Inc.
  • Banner Engineering Corp.
  • Baumer Holdings Ag
  • Bebop Sensors Inc.
  • BEI Sensors
  • Binsfeld Engineering, Inc.
  • Bokam Engineering, Inc.
  • Boonton Electronics Corp.
  • Borgwarner Beru Systems Gmbh
  • Bosch Sensortec Gmbh
  • Bourns Sensors Gmbh
  • Cambridge Cmos Sensors Ltd.
  • Casco Products Corp.
  • City Technology Ltd.
  • Cognex Corp.
  • Colibrys Sa
  • Comus International Bvba
  • Conax Technologies
  • Contelec Ag
  • Continental Ag
  • Conti Temic Microelectronic Gmbh
  • Cooper Instruments & Systems
  • Cts Corp.
  • Custom Sensors & Technologies (Cst)
  • Cyberoptics Corp.
  • Cynergy 3 Components Ltd.
  • D&R Technology Llc
  • Delphi Automotive Plc
  • Delphi Corp.
  • Denso Corp.
  • Der Ee Electrical Instrument Co. Ltd.
  • Draeger Safety Inc.
  • E2V Technologies Plc
  • Electricfil Automotive
  • Electro-Sensors, Inc.
  • and many more...

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