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INTRODUCTION

Sensors convert physical phenomenon into a quantity measurable by a data acquisition system and thus are an important part of any measurement and automation application. Sensors are being used in an increasing number of industries and applications, while continually opening up new fields of application. Today’s production technologies, modern vehicles, innovative medical devices, smart power supply systems and building technologies are inconceivable without sensors. Advanced electronic control systems provide sensor users ongoing advances in sensor accuracy, reliability, response time, robustness, miniaturization, communications capability and efficiencies. Sensors also continue to improve in quality as they become more specific and robust, often smarter and more communicative and yet they are becoming less expensive because of improved production methods.

Sensors are found in most spheres of life today. The need for sensors is increasing dramatically with the ongoing boom in smart mobile communication technologies and tablet PCs. Many companies are already researching novel types of sensors for these applications. Mobile phones with face recognition are just around the corner. Cell phones with integrated spectrometers to measure food freshness are no longer inconceivable, even though at present they seem a rather long way off.

STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVES

This report studies and highlights the role of sensors in various applications, explains the technology and innovation behind sensor development and production, and gives a market overview, analyzing major market trends both in terms of region and application sector. In addition, the report studies in detail the new developments taking place in the sensor industry with respect to continuous improvements in environmental performance. The report analyzes the market for various types of sensors as well as for the technologies involved. The market for various emerging technologies in sensors as well as the new products produced using these technologies are reviewed in the report.

The report also analyzes the various applications of sensors in detail and the markets of such applications, with special emphasis on the new products being developed and the markets for these products. Along with the development of new products, research and development is taking the sensor technology to new heights, and a close look into such technologies has been made in the report. This report focuses on the need for the industry’s commitment to continuous improvement in environmental performance and takes a look at a future in which the functionality of coatings will be enhanced and transformed from the conventional areas of protection and aesthetics to meet additional and more specific demands.

REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY

For any company to succeed in a competitive market, product opportunities must be identified from the viewpoint of company’s strengths. For this, it is necessary to understand the size and growth rate of any opportunity and the competitive atmosphere in which the company exists. This report presents the ideal medium to understand the various exciting and growing opportunities in the field of sensors and various types of applications, and will help prospective manufacturers, distributors or even users to understand and succeed in this growing field.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

This report is intended to help:
• Marketing managers to identify newer market opportunities and develop targeted promotion plans for sensors and related products.
• Research and development professionals to stay on top of competitor initiatives and explore demand for sensors and to develop new products and for newer applications.
• Advertising agencies working with clients in the sensor industry to understand the products and to develop messages and images that will influence consumers to purchase these products.
• Business development executives to understand the dynamics of the market and identify possible new markets.
• Information and research center librarians to provide market researchers, and brand and product managers with the information they need to do their jobs more effectively.

SCOPE AND FORMAT

The report has been prepared in a simple, easy to understand format with a number of tables and charts/figures. The scope of the report includes a detailed study of global and regional markets for various types of sensors and their applications with the reasons given for variations in the growth of the industry in certain regions.

This report only covers conventional sensors, such as pressure, temperature, level, flow and position sensors, and does not cover unconventional types of sensors such as pointing sensors (e.g., touch screens and touch-pads, barcode readers and RFID readers for identification purposes, remote-readout and intelligent power meters, gas and water meters, as well as remote-readout heat meters).

METHODOLOGY

Initially, a comprehensive and exhaustive search of the literature on sensors was conducted. These sources included sensor journals and related books, trade literature, marketing literature, other product/promotional literature, annual reports, security analyst reports and other publications. A patent search and analysis were also conducted. Subsequently, telephone interviews and email correspondence was conducted with marketing executives, product sales engineers, international sales managers, application engineers and other personnel of sensor companies. Other sources included sensor magazines, academics, technology suppliers, technical experts and consulting companies.

INFORMATION SOURCES

The primary information sources include manufacturers and suppliers of sensors and associated products around the world, raw material suppliers for manufacture of these products, major users of these products, research organizations, governmental agencies, trade associations and various equipment suppliers. Additional secondary research of sources, such as databases, trade literature, specialized journals and government statistics, were researched while compiling this report.

ANALYST’S CREDENTIALS

The analyst, Srinivasa Rajaram, is a mechanical engineer with more than 40 years of experience in designing factory layouts and setting up factories. He also was senior vice president of M/S Schenck Avery Ltd., an Indo-German joint venture, and has authored several technology market research reports for BCC Research.

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS

This report provides:
• An overview of the global market for sensors in various applications; this report focuses on Image Sensors.
• Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013 and 2014, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2019.
• Explanations of the role of sensors in various applications, the technology and innovation behind sensor development and production, and major market trends both in terms of region and application sector.
• Evaluations of new developments in the sensors industry with respect to continuous improvements in environmental performance.
• Comprehensive company profiles of major players.

Table Of Contents

Global Markets and Technologies for Sensors -- Focus on Image Sensors
TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 2

STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVES 2
REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY 2
INTENDED AUDIENCE 3
SCOPE AND FORMAT 3
METHODOLOGY 3
INFORMATION SOURCES 4
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS 4
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS 4
BCC ON-LINE SERVICES 4
DISCLAIMER 5

CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY 7

SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 8
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 8

CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW 10

DEFINITION OF THE INDUSTRY 10
INDUSTRY CONCEPTS 10
IMPORTANCE OF THE SENSOR INDUSTRY 10
LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF SENSORS 11
LIFE CYCLE STAGES OF SENSORS 11
TECHNOLOGY LIFE CYCLE 12
LIFE CYCLE COST 12
HISTORY OF THE INDUSTRY 12
HISTORY OF MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL MEASUREMENT TECHNOLOGIES 12
HISTORY OF STRAIN GAUGES 13
HISTORY OF LOAD CELL SENSORS 14
HISTORY OF ACCELEROMETERS 14
HISTORY OF MEMS SENSORS 15
HISTORY OF BIOSENSORS 16
GOVERNMENT REGULATION 16
REGULATION OF SENSORS IN AUTOMOBILES 17
TREAD Act 17
EU TPMS Legislation 17
Automobile Industry Standards 17
U.S. Standards 18
U.S. Standards on Crash Avoidance 18
U.S. Standards on Crash Worthiness 19
REGULATION OF WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS 19

CHAPTER 4 TECHNOLOGY 21

OVERVIEW OF SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES 21
BASIC SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES 21
TABLE 1 BASIC CLASSIFICATION OF SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES 22
TYPES OF SENSORS 22
IMAGE SENSORS 22
Types of Image Sensors 22
Linear Image Sensors 22
Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) Image
Sensors 23
NMOS (n-Channel Metal-Oxide Semiconductor) Image
Sensors 23
InGaAs (Indium-Gallium-Arsenide) Image Sensors 23
Area Image Sensors/Charge-Coupled Device (CCD) Image
Sensors 24
Color Sensors 24
X-ray Image Sensors 24
Comparison of CCD and CMOS Image Sensor Technologies 25
TABLE 2 COMPARISON OF CCD AND CMOS IMAGE SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES 26
New Developments in Image Sensor Technologies 26
BIOSENSORS 27
Features of Biosensors 27
Biological Component of Biosensors 27
Physical Components of Biosensors 28
Basic Characteristics of a Biosensor 28
Types of Biosensors 29
Biosensors for Specific Purposes 29
Recent Innovations in Biosensors 29
PRESSURE SENSORS 29
Types of Pressure Sensors 30
Types of Pressure Sensors Based on Construction 30
Pressure Transducers 31
POSITION SENSORS 31
Displacement Position Sensors 31
Linear Position Sensors 32
Rotary Position Sensors 32
Hall Effect Rotary Position Sensors 32
PROXIMITY SENSORS 33
Types of Proximity Sensors 33
CHEMICAL SENSORS 33
Toxic Gas Detection Sensors 34
Types of Gas Detection Sensors 35
MEMS Chemical Sensors 35
MEMS Infrared (IR) Sensors 35
Oxygen Analyzers 36
New Developments in Oxygen Analyzers 36
Humidity Sensors 36
Moisture Sensors 37
pH Sensors 37
Hydrogen Sensors 38
CARBON DIOXIDE SENSORS 38
TECHNIQUES TO ANALYZE ODORS 38
Electronic Nose 38
Applications of the Electronic Nose 39
TEMPERATURE SENSORS 39
Types of Temperature Sensors 40
FORCE/LOAD/TORQUE SENSORS 40
Force Sensors 40
Types of Force Sensors 41
Load Cells/Force Transducers 41
Strain Gauges 41
Force Transducers 41
Piezoelectric Force Transducers 42
Accelerometers 42
Torque Sensors 43
Types of Torque Sensor Technologies 44
FLOW SENSORS 44
Types of Flow Sensors Based on Type of Flow 44
Types of Flow Sensors Based on Technology 45
Differential Flow Sensors 45
Linear Flow Sensors 45
New Developments in Flow Sensors 46
LEVEL SENSORS 46
Continuous Level Sensors 46
Point/Multipoint Level Sensors 47
Device Classification of Level Sensors 47
Future of Level Sensors 47
MEMS Level Sensors 48
MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS 48
Smart Sensors 48
Wireless Sensors 49
Wireless Smart Sensor Networking 51
Fiber-Optic Sensors 51
SQUID Sensors 52
Fetal MEG System 53
Automotive Inertial Sensors 54
Magnetic Field Sensors 54
Photoelectric Sensors 55
UV Sensors 56
Biometric Sensors 57
TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS 57
PATENT ANALYSIS 58
TABLE 3 SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ON SENSORS BY COMPANY, 2010-2012 (NO.) 59
TABLE 4 SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ON SENSORS BY YEAR ISSUED, 2010-2012 (NO.) 60
TABLE 5 SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ON SENSORS BY COUNTRY, 2010-2012 (NO.) 60
TABLE 6 SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ON SENSORS BY TYPE OF TECHNOLOGY/PROCESS,
2010-2012 (NO.) 61

CHAPTER 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS 63

OVERVIEW 63
GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS 63
TABLE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 64
FIGURE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 64
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSORS 64
TABLE 8 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSORS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
FIGURE 2 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSORS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
North American Market 65
North American Market for Sensors by Type 65
TABLE 9 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 66
FIGURE 3 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 66
North American Sensor Market by Country 67
TABLE 10 NORTH AMERICAN SENSOR MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 67
European Market 67
European Market for Sensors by Type 67
TABLE 11 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 67
FIGURE 4 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 68
European Market for Sensors by Country/Region 68
TABLE 12 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR SENSORS IN EUROPE BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 69
Asia-Pacific Market 69
Asia-Pacific Market for Sensors by Type 69
TABLE 13 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 69
FIGURE 5 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 70
Asia-Pacific Market for Sensors by Country/Region 71
TABLE 14 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR SENSORS IN ASIA-PACIFIC BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 71
Rest of World Market 71
Rest of World Market for Sensors by Type 71
TABLE 15 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 72
FIGURE 6 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 72
Rest of World Market for Sensors by Country/Region 73
TABLE 16 DISTRIBUTION OF THE REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR SENSORS BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 73
INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS 73
TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 74
FIGURE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION, 2012-2019
($ MILLIONS) 74
SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY 75
TABLE 18 SENSORS USED FOR VARIOUS FUNCTIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE
INDUSTRY 75
Global Market for Sensor Applications in the Automobile Industry 76
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE
INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 77
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE
INDUSTRY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 77
Regional Markets for Sensor Applications in the Automobile
Industry 78
TABLE 20 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE
INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 78
FIGURE 9 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE
INDUSTRY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 78
APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN PROCESS INDUSTRIES 79
Global Market for Sensor Applications in Process Industries 80
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN PROCESS INDUSTRIES,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 81
FIGURE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN PROCESS INDUSTRIES,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 81
Regional Markets for Sensor Applications in Process Industries 81
TABLE 22 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN PROCESS
INDUSTRIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 82
FIGURE 11 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN PROCESS
INDUSTRIES, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 82
SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE PETROCHEMICAL/OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY 82
Sensor Applications Upstream 83
Sensor Applications Midstream 83
Sensor Applications Downstream 83
SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE FOOD, DAIRY AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRY 84
SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE MANUFACTURE OF PHARMACEUTICALS 84
SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY 85
APPLICATIONS FOR SENSORS IN CONSUMER ELECTRONICS 86
TABLE 23 APPLICATIONS FOR SENSORS IN CONSUMER ELECTRONICS 86
Global Market for Sensor Applications in Consumer Electronics 87
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN CONSUMER
ELECTRONICS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 87
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN CONSUMER
ELECTRONICS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 87
Regional Markets for Sensor Applications in Consumer
Electronics 88
TABLE 25 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN CONSUMER
ELECTRONICS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 88
FIGURE 13 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN CONSUMER
ELECTRONICS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 88
APPLICATIONS FOR SENSORS IN THE MEDICAL FIELD 89
Global Market for Sensor Applications in the Medical Field 90
TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE MEDICAL FIELD,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 90
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE MEDICAL FIELD,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 90
Regional Markets for Sensor Applications in the Medical Field 91
TABLE 27 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE MEDICAL FIELD,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 91
FIGURE 15 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE MEDICAL
FIELD, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 91
APPLICATIONS FOR SENSORS IN MACHINERY MANUFACTURING 92
Global Market for Sensor Applications in Machinery Manufacturing 92
TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS IN MACHINERY MANUFACTURING BY
APPLICATION TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 93
FIGURE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS IN MACHINERY MANUFACTURING BY
APPLICATION TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 93
Regional Markets for Sensor Applications in Machinery
Manufacturing 93
TABLE 29 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN MACHINERY
MANUFACTURING, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 94
FIGURE 17 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN MACHINERY
MANUFACTURING, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 94
APPLICATIONS FOR SENSORS IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION 94
Global Market for Sensor Applications in Building Construction 95
TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN BUILDING
CONSTRUCTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 96
FIGURE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN BUILDING
CONSTRUCTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 96
Regional Markets for Sensor Applications in Building
Construction 96
TABLE 31 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN BUILDING
CONSTRUCTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 97
FIGURE 19 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN BUILDING
CONSTRUCTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 97
APPLICATIONS FOR SENSORS IN AIRCRAFT AND SHIPS 97
Aircraft Applications 98
Ship Applications 98
Global Market for Sensor Applications in Aircraft/Ships 99
TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN AIRCRAFT AND
SHIPS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 99
FIGURE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN AIRCRAFT AND
SHIPS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 99
Regional Markets for Sensor Applications in Aircraft and Ships 100
TABLE 33 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN AIRCRAFT AND
SHIPS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 100
FIGURE 21 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN AIRCRAFT AND
SHIPS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 100
APPLICATIONS FOR SENSORS IN MISCELLANEOUS FIELDS 101
Environmental Applications 101
Mining Applications 101
Power Plant Applications 101
Global Market for Sensor Applications in Miscellaneous Fields 102
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN MISCELLANEOUS
FIELDS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 102
FIGURE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN MISCELLANEOUS
FIELDS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 102
Regional Markets for Sensor Applications in Miscellaneous Fields 103
TABLE 35 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN MISCELLANEOUS
FIELDS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 103
FIGURE 23 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN MISCELLANEOUS
FIELDS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 103

CHAPTER 6 MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS 106

OVERVIEW 106
GLOBAL MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS 106
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 107
FIGURE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 107
GLOBAL MARKET FOR LINEAR IMAGE SENSORS 107
TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LINEAR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019
($ MILLIONS) 108
FIGURE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LINEAR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 108
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR IMAGE SENSORS 109
TABLE 38 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR IMAGE SENSORS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 109
FIGURE 26 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR IMAGE SENSORS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 109
North American Market 110
North American Market for Image Sensors by Type 110
TABLE 39 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 110
FIGURE 27 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019
($ MILLIONS) 110
North American Market for Image Sensors by Country 111
TABLE 40 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS IN NORTH
AMERICA BY COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 111
European Market 111
European Market for Image Sensors by Type 111
TABLE 41 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 112
FIGURE 28 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 112
European Market for Image Sensors by Country/Region 112
TABLE 42 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS IN EUROPE BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 113
Asia-Pacific Market 113
Asia-Pacific Market for Image Sensors by Type 113
TABLE 43 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 113
FIGURE 29 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 113
Asia-Pacific Market for Image Sensors by Country/Region 114
TABLE 44 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS IN ASIA-PACIFIC BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 114
Rest of World Market 115
Rest of World Market for Image Sensors by Type 115
TABLE 45 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 115
FIGURE 30 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 115
Rest of World Market for Image Sensors by Country/Region 116
TABLE 46 DISTRIBUTION OF THE REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS
BY COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 116
APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 116
PHOTOGRAPHIC APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 117
SMARTPHONE APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 117
Handset Camera Applications 117
HD in Mobile Handsets and Smartphones 117
ENTERTAINMENT APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 117
INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 118
AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 118
MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 118
SECURITY APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 118
OTHER APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 119
GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 119
TABLE 47 GLOBAL MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 119
FIGURE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 119
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR APPLICATIONS OF IMAGE SENSORS 120
North American Market for Applications of Image Sensors 120
TABLE 48 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 120
FIGURE 32 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 121
European Market for Applications of Image Sensors 121
TABLE 49 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 122
FIGURE 33 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 122
Asia-Pacific Market for Applications of Image Sensors 122
TABLE 50 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 123
FIGURE 34 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 123
Rest of the World Market for Applications of Image Sensors 124
TABLE 51 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 124
FIGURE 35 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSOR BY APPLICATION TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 125

CHAPTER 7 MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS 127

OVERVIEW 127
GLOBAL MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS 127
TABLE 52 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 127
FIGURE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019
($ MILLIONS) 127
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS 128
TABLE 53 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 128
FIGURE 37 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 128
North American Market 129
North American Market for Miscellaneous Sensors by Type 129
TABLE 54 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 129
FIGURE 38 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 130
North American Market for Miscellaneous Sensors by Country 130
TABLE 55 DISTRIBUTION OF NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS
SENSORS BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 130
European Market 131
European Market for Miscellaneous Sensors by Type 131
TABLE 56 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 131
FIGURE 39 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 131
European Market for Miscellaneous Sensors by Country/Region 132
TABLE 57 DISTRIBUTION OF EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS
BY COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 132
Asia-Pacific Market 132
Asia-Pacific Market for Miscellaneous Sensors by Type 132
TABLE 58 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 133
FIGURE 40 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 133
Asia-Pacific Market for Miscellaneous Sensors by Country/Region 133
TABLE 59 DISTRIBUTION OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS
SENSORS BY COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 134
Rest of World Market 134
Rest of World Market for Miscellaneous Sensors by Type 134
TABLE 60 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 134
FIGURE 41 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 135
Rest of World Market for Miscellaneous Sensors by
Country/Region 135
TABLE 61 DISTRIBUTION OF THE REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS
SENSORS BY COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 135
APPLICATIONS OF MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS 136
APPLICATIONS OF SMART SENSORS 136
APPLICATIONS OF WIRELESS SENSORS 136
APPLICATIONS OF FIBER-OPTIC SENSORS 136
APPLICATIONS OF SQUID SENSORS 137
GLOBAL MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS 137
TABLE 62 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS BY TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 138
FIGURE 42 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS BY TYPE,
2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 138
REGIONAL MARKETS FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS 138
North American Market for Miscellaneous Sensor Applications 138
TABLE 63 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR
APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 139
FIGURE 43 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR
APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 139
European Market for Miscellaneous Sensor Applications 139
TABLE 64 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS BY
TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 140
FIGURE 44 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS BY
TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 140
Asia-Pacific Market for Miscellaneous Sensor Applications 140
TABLE 65 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS BY
TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 141
FIGURE 45 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS BY
TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 141
Rest of World Market for Miscellaneous Sensor Applications 142
TABLE 66 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS
BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 142
FIGURE 46 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS
BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 142

CHAPTER 8 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 144

OVERVIEW 144
ANALYSIS OF REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSORS 144
U.S. SENSOR MARKET 144
EUROPEAN SENSOR MARKET 145
ASIA-PACIFIC SENSOR MARKET 145
ANALYSIS OF MARKET FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF SENSORS 146
IMAGE SENSOR MARKET 146
BIOSENSOR MARKET 147
CHEMICAL SENSOR MARKET 147
TEMPERATURE SENSOR MARKET 148
POSITION SENSOR MARKET 148
MEMS SENSOR MARKET 149
SMART SENSOR MARKET 149
WIRELESS SENSOR MARKET 149
ULTRASONIC SENSOR MARKET 150
ANALYSIS OF SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN VARIOUS FIELDS 151
AUTOMOTIVE MARKET APPLICATIONS 151
MEDICAL MARKET APPLICATIONS 151
INDUSTRIAL MARKET APPLICATIONS 152
MARKET INFLUENCES 153
MARKET DRIVERS 153
FACTORS INFLUENCING SENSOR PRICE TRENDS 153
CHALLENGES IN SENSOR INDUSTRY 155
COMPETITIVE FACTORS IN SENSOR INDUSTRY 155
MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND JOINT VENTURES IN SENSOR INDUSTRY 156
TABLE 67 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN THE SENSOR INDUSTRY FROM 2008 TO
2012 156
FUTURE TRENDS 160

CHAPTER 9 PROFILES OF SENSOR MANUFACTURERS 162

AB ELECTRONIK 162
ALEPH AMERICA 162
ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS INC. 163
AMERICAN ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS INC. 164
AMERICAN SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES INC. 164
AMETEK INC. 165
ANALOG DEVICES INC. 166
APPLIED TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATES 167
AROMAT CORP. 167
ATI INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION 168
AUTOLIV INC. 168
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL INC. 169
BADGER METER INC. 170
BEI SENSORS 171
BINSFIELD ENGINEERING INC. 171
BLUE-WHITE INDUSTRIES 172
BOKAM ENGINEERING INC. 172
BOSCH SENSORTEC GMBH 173
BOURNS SENSORS GMBH 174
CASCO PRODUCTS CORP. 174
CHINA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC. 176
COLIBRYS SA 177
COMUS BELGIUM BVBA 177
CONAX TECHNOLOGIES 178
CONTINENTAL AG 179
COOPER INSTRUMENTS and SYSTEMS 180
CUSTOM SENSORS and TECHNOLOGIES (CST) 180
DELPHI CORP. 181
DENSO CORP. 183
DER EE ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENT CO. LTD. 184
ELECTRICFIL AUTOMOTIVE 185
ELESYS NORTH AMERICA INC. 185
ENDEVCO CORP. 186
ENDRESS+HAUSER INSTRUMENTS INTERNATIONAL AG 187
FLINTEC GMBH 187
FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC. 188
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 189
GE MEASUREMENT and CONTROL SOLUTIONS 190
GEMS SENSORS and CONTROLS 191
GEORGE FISCHER INC. 192
HAMLIN ELECTRONICS 193
HANS TURCK GMBH and CO. KG 193
HELLA KGAA HUECK and CO. 194
HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS 196
HONEYWELL SENSING and CONTROLS 197
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 198
INTEGRATED SENSING SYSTEMS INC. 199
INTERFACE INC. 200
IR-TEC INTERNATIONAL LTD. 201
JEWELL INSTRUMENTS LLC 201
JOHNSON CONTROLS INC. 202
J-TEC ASSOCIATES INC. 203
JUMO GMBH and CO. KG 204
KAVLICO 205
KEY SAFETY SYSTEMS INC. 206
KISTLER INSTRUMENTE GMBH 206
LAKE MONITORS INC. 207
MAXIMA TECHNOLOGIES 207
MEASUREMENT SPECIALTIES INC. 208
MELEXIS MICROELECTRONIC SYSTEMS 210
MEMSIC INC. 211
MICRALYNE INC. 211
MICROE SYSTEMS INC. 212
MICROSTRAIN INC. 213
MIDORI PRECISIONS CO. LTD. 214
MKS INSTRUMENTS 214
MOOG CROSSBOW 215
MOTION SENSORS INC. 216
MTS SYSTEMS CORP. 216
NOVOTECHNIK U.S. INC. 217
NXP SEMICONDUCTORS 217
OMRON CORP. 218
OMRON SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGIES INC. 219
ONCQUE CORP. 220
PRINCO INSTRUMENTS INC. 220
PROXIMITY CONTROLS 221
QUALITY THERMISTOR INC. 221
RALTRON ELECTRONICS CORP. 222
RAYTEK CORP. 222
RDP ELECTROSENSE INC. 223
RONAN ENGINEERING CO. 224
ROSEMOUNT INC. 224
SENSATA TECHNOLOGIES BV 225
SENSONAR AS 226
SENSOR SCIENTIFIC INC. 226
SHANGHAI NICERA SENSOR CO. LTD. 227
SHANGHAI TM AUTOMATION INSTRUMENTS CO. LTD. 227
SILICON SENSING SYSTEMS LTD. 228
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS 228
SIEMENS MILLTRONICS PROCESS INSTRUMENTS INC. 229
SSI TECHNOLOGIES INC. 230
STANDEX ELECTRONICS INC. 231
STMICROELECTRONICS 231
TT ELECTRONICS PLC 232
THERM-O-DISC INC. 233
TRANSDUCER TECHNIQUES INC. 234
VISHAY PRECISION GROUP 234
WATLOW ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING CO. 236
XENSOR CORP. 237

CHAPTER 10 APPENDIX 239

TABLE 68 LIST OF SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ANALYZED 239
TABLE 69 DIRECTORY OF COMPANIES MANUFACTURING SENSORS, SENSOR
SYSTEMS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT 254



LIST OF TABLES

SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 8
TABLE 1 BASIC CLASSIFICATION OF SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES 22
TABLE 2 COMPARISON OF CCD AND CMOS IMAGE SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES 26
TABLE 3 SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ON SENSORS BY COMPANY, 2010-2012 (NO.) 59
TABLE 4 SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ON SENSORS BY YEAR ISSUED, 2010-2012 (NO.) 60
TABLE 5 SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ON SENSORS BY COUNTRY, 2010-2012 (NO.) 60
TABLE 6 SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ON SENSORS BY TYPE OF TECHNOLOGY/PROCESS,
2010-2012 (NO.) 61
TABLE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 64
TABLE 8 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSORS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
TABLE 9 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 66
TABLE 10 NORTH AMERICAN SENSOR MARKET BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 67
TABLE 11 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 67
TABLE 12 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR SENSORS IN EUROPE BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 69
TABLE 13 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 69
TABLE 14 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR SENSORS IN ASIA-PACIFIC BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 71
TABLE 15 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 72
TABLE 16 DISTRIBUTION OF THE REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR SENSORS BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 73
TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY INDUSTRY APPLICATION, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 74
TABLE 18 SENSORS USED FOR VARIOUS FUNCTIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY 75
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE
INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 77
TABLE 20 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE AUTOMOBILE
INDUSTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 78
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN PROCESS INDUSTRIES,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 81
TABLE 22 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN PROCESS INDUSTRIES,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 82
TABLE 23 APPLICATIONS FOR SENSORS IN CONSUMER ELECTRONICS 86
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN CONSUMER
ELECTRONICS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 87
TABLE 25 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN CONSUMER
ELECTRONICS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 88
TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE MEDICAL FIELD,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 90
TABLE 27 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN THE MEDICAL FIELD,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 91
TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS IN MACHINERY MANUFACTURING BY
APPLICATION TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 93
TABLE 29 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN MACHINERY
MANUFACTURING, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 94
TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN BUILDING
CONSTRUCTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 96
TABLE 31 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN BUILDING
CONSTRUCTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 97
TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN AIRCRAFT AND
SHIPS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 99
TABLE 33 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN AIRCRAFT AND SHIPS,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 100
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF SENSORS IN MISCELLANEOUS
FIELDS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 102
TABLE 35 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSOR APPLICATIONS IN MISCELLANEOUS
FIELDS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 103
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 107
TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LINEAR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019
($ MILLIONS) 108
TABLE 38 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR IMAGE SENSORS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 109
TABLE 39 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 110
TABLE 40 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS IN NORTH AMERICA
BY COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 111
TABLE 41 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 112
TABLE 42 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS IN EUROPE BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 113
TABLE 43 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 113
TABLE 44 DISTRIBUTION OF THE MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS IN ASIA-PACIFIC BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 114
TABLE 45 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019
($ MILLIONS) 115
TABLE 46 DISTRIBUTION OF THE REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 116
TABLE 47 GLOBAL MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 119
TABLE 48 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 120
TABLE 49 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 122
TABLE 50 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 123
TABLE 51 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR IMAGE SENSORS BY APPLICATION TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 124
TABLE 52 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 127
TABLE 53 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS, THROUGH 2019 ($
MILLIONS) 128
TABLE 54 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 129
TABLE 55 DISTRIBUTION OF NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS
SENSORS BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 130
TABLE 56 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 131
TABLE 57 DISTRIBUTION OF EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY
COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 132
TABLE 58 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE, THROUGH
2019 ($ MILLIONS) 133
TABLE 59 DISTRIBUTION OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS
SENSORS BY COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 134
TABLE 60 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSORS BY TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 134
TABLE 61 DISTRIBUTION OF THE REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS
SENSORS BY COUNTRY/REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 135
TABLE 62 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS BY TYPE,
THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 138
TABLE 63 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS
BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 139
TABLE 64 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS BY
TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 140
TABLE 65 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS BY
TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 141
TABLE 66 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR MISCELLANEOUS SENSOR APPLICATIONS
BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 142
TABLE 67 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN THE SENSOR INDUSTRY FROM 2008 TO
2012 156
TABLE 68 LIST OF SAMPLE U.S. PATENTS ANALYZED 239
TABLE 69 DIRECTORY OF COMPANIES MANUFACTURING SENSORS, SENSOR
SYSTEMS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT 254



LIST OF FIGURES

SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 8
FIGURE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 64
FIGURE 2 REGIONAL MARKETS FOR SENSORS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
FIGURE 3 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($
MILLIONS) 66
FIGURE 4 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 68
FIGURE 5 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 70
FIGURE 6 REST OF WORLD MARKET FOR SENSORS BY TYPE, 201

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