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Optical sensors are electronic detectors which work on the presence or absence of light or infrared rays and convert the same into an electronic signal. Usually they are part of a much larger system where this electronic signal is interpreted or analyzed in different ways to produce a result like presence of a person, capturing an image, movement of an object or position of an object and so on.

The Global Optical Sensor Market is rapidly growing across the globe due to the increase in demand for the handheld devices like tablets and smart phones. Smart phones and Tablets are the key growth contributors and as long as the market persists there will be increase in demand for optical sensors like light and proximity sensors. On the other hand image sensor market is skyrocketing compared to other sensors as it’s very widely used. The Market for image sensors goes from cameras to medical applications. The wide market for image sensors is making it the largest segment in the optical sensor industry. The Global Optical Sensor Market is slated to grow at 9.81% CAGR year on year for next 5 years to reach $34billion by 2020.The global automation industry, particularly the process automation and industry is growing at around 6.3% and they are the primary growth drivers for the global optical sensors market. Increasing use of automation in different industry verticals like food and beverage, chemicals, petrochemicals, paper and pulp, packaging drives the need for installation of products or hardware which uses optical sensors on a larger scale. Image sensors are used in machine vision based products for assembly line monitoring and other automation purposes. Color sensors for example are used in the packaging, food and beverage industry for accuracy purposes. Compared to image sensors they are cheaper, faster and can be replaced easily.

The Major Companies in Image Sensors Market Are:
OmniVision Technologies, Ltd. (U.S.)
Aptina Imaging Corporation (U.S.)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Sony Corporation (Japan)
Toshiba Corporation (Japan).

Table Of Contents

Optical Sensors Market Analysis: By Types (Position, Light, Image, Photoelectric, Photodetectors, Motion); Verticals (Material Handling, Building Automation, Manufacturing, Packaging, Security and Surveillance) - With Forecast (2015-2020)
1. Global Optical Sensors - Market Overview
1.1. Scope
1.2. Stakeholders
2. Executive Summary
2.1. Key Market Insights
3. Global Optical Sensors - Market Landscape
4. Global Optical Sensors - Market Forces
4.1. Market Drivers
4.1.1. Demand From Automation Industry Driving Growth of Optical Sensors
4.1.2. Increasing Demand For Color Detection Sensors In The Industry Automation Vertical
4.1.3. Rising Penetration of Smartphones In Global Market
4.1.4. Lewis Turning Point In China
4.1.5. Internet of Things
4.1.6. Rise of Industrial Automation
4.2. Market Constraints
4.2.1. Product Substitution
4.2.2. Irregularities In Investment Cycles
4.3. Market Challenges
4.3.1. Offshore Manufacturing Facilities
4.3.2. Operational Limitations
4.4. Attractiveness of The Optical Sensors Industry
4.4.1. Power of Suppliers
4.4.2. Power of Customers
4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4. Threat of Substitution
4.4.5. Degree of Competition
5. Global Optical Sensors - Strategic Analysis
5.1. Value Chain Analysis
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.3. Opportunities Analysis
5.4. Product Life Cycle Analysis
6. Global Optical Sensors Market - Product Types Analysis
6.1. Position Sensors
6.1.1. Position Sensors - End Use Verticals Analysis
6.1.2. Position Sensors Market - Geographic Analysis
6.1.2.1. Americas
6.1.2.2. Europe
6.1.2.3. APAC
6.2. Light Sensors
6.2.1. Light Sensors Market - Product Types Analysis
6.2.2. Light Sensors Market - End Use Verticals Analysis
6.2.3. Light Sensors Market - Geographic Analysis
6.2.3.1. Americas
6.2.3.2. Europe
6.2.3.3. APAC
6.3. Image Sensors Global Market Analysis
6.3.1. Image Sensors Market - Product Types Analysis
6.3.2. Image Sensors Market - End Use Verticals Analysis
6.3.3. Image Sensors Market - Geographic Analysis
6.3.3.1. Americas
6.3.3.2. Europe
6.3.3.3. APAC
6.4. Photoelectric Sensors
6.4.1. Photoelectric Sensors Market - Product Types Analysis
6.4.2. Photoelectric Sensors Market - End Use Verticals Analysis
6.4.3. Photoelectric Sensors Market - Geographic Analysis
6.4.3.1. Americas
6.4.3.2. Europe
6.4.3.3. APAC
6.5. Photodetectors
6.5.1. Photodetector Market - Product Types Analysis
6.5.2. Photodetector Market - End Use Verticals Analysis
6.5.3. Photodetector Market - Geographic Analysis
6.5.3.1. Americas
6.5.3.2. Europe
6.5.3.3. APAC
6.6. Safety Sensor
6.6.1. Safety Sensor Global Market-by End Users Verticals
6.6.2. Safety Sensor Global Market- by Geography
6.6.2.1. Americas
6.6.2.2. Europe
6.6.2.3. APAC
6.7. Motion Sensors
6.7.1. Motion Sensors Market - Product Types Analysis
6.7.2. Motion Sensors Market - End Use Verticals Analysis
6.7.3. Motion Sensors Market - Geographic Analysis
6.7.3.1. Americas
6.7.3.2. Europe
6.7.3.3. APAC
6.8. Ir Detectors
6.8.1. Ir Detectors Market - Product Types Analysis
6.8.2. Ir Detectors Market - End Use Verticals Analysis
6.8.3. Ir Detectors Market - Geographic Analysis
6.8.3.1. Americas
6.8.3.2. Europe
6.8.3.3. APAC
7. Global Optical Sensors Market - End Use Verticals Analysis
7.1. Aerospace And Defense
7.2. Automotive
7.3. Building Automation
7.4. Chemical
7.5. Consumer Electronics
7.6. Food and Beverage
7.7. Manufacturing
7.8. Material Handling
7.9. Medical and Scientific Devices
7.10. Office Equipment
7.11. Packaging
7.12. Paper and Print
7.13. Security and Surveillance
7.14. Wireless Communications
8. Global Optical Sensors Market - Geographic Analysis
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Americas
8.2.1. North America
8.2.2. Mexico
8.2.3. Argentina
8.2.4. Brazil
8.2.5. Others
8.3. Europe
8.3.1. Germany
8.3.2. UK
8.3.3. France
8.3.4. Others
8.4. APAC
8.4.1. China
8.4.2. Japan
8.4.3. South Korea
8.4.4. Others
8.4.5. Row
9. Market Entropy
9.1. New Product Launches
9.2. MandAs, Collaborations, JVs And Partnerships
10. Company Reports (Overview, Financials, SWOT Analysis, Developments, Product Portfolio)
10.1. Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
10.1.1. Business Overview
10.1.2. Products
10.1.3. Financials
10.1.4. Developments
10.2. Kistler Instrumente Ag
10.2.1. Business Overview
10.2.2. Products
10.2.3. Financials
10.2.4. Developments
10.3. Leuze Electronic Gmbh + Co. Kg
10.3.1. Business Overview
10.3.2. Products
10.3.3. Financials
10.3.4. Developments
10.4. Baumer Electric Ag
10.4.1. Business Overview
10.4.2. Products
10.4.3. Financials
10.4.4. Developments
10.5. Ifm Electronic Gmbh
10.5.1. Business Overview
10.5.2. Products
10.5.3. Financials
10.5.4. Developments
10.6. Sofradir Ec, Inc
10.6.1. Business Overview
10.6.2. Products
10.6.3. Developments
10.7. Vigo System S.A.
10.7.1. Business Overview
10.7.2. Products
10.7.3. Developments
10.8. Carlo Gavazzi Automation Spa
10.8.1. Business Overview
10.8.2. Products
10.8.3. Financials
10.8.4. Developments
10.9. Theben AG
10.9.1. Business Overview
10.9.2. Products
10.9.3. Financials
10.9.4. Development
10.10. Teledyne Dalsa
10.10.1. Business Overview
10.10.2. Products
10.10.3. Financials
10.10.4. Development
10.11. Aptina Imaging
10.11.1. Business Overview
10.11.2. Products
10.11.3. Financials
10.11.4. Developments
10.12. Pepperl + Fuchs Gmbh
10.12.1. Business Overview:-
10.12.2. Products:
10.12.3. Financials-
10.12.4. Developments
10.13. ST Microelectronics
10.13.1. Business Overview
10.13.2. Products
10.13.3. Financials
10.13.4. Developments-
10.14. Rohm Semiconductor
10.14.1. Business Overview
10.14.2. Products
10.14.3. Financials
10.15. Omnivision Technologies
10.15.1. Business Overview
10.15.2. Products
10.15.3. Financials
10.15.4. Developments
10.16. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.
10.16.1. Business Overview
10.16.2. Products
10.16.3. Financials
10.16.4. Developments
10.17. Panasonic Corporation
10.17.1. Business Overview
10.17.2. Products
10.17.3. Financials
10.17.4. Developments
10.18. Steinel Professional
10.18.1. Business Overview
10.18.2. Products
10.19. B.E.G Bruck Electronics Gmbh
10.19.1. Business Overview
10.19.2. Products
10.19.3. Financials
10.19.4. Developments
10.20. Busch-Jaeger
10.20.1. Business Overview
10.20.2. Products
10.20.3. Financials
10.20.4. Developments
10.21. Fairchild Semiconductor
10.21.1. Business Overview
10.21.2. Products
10.21.3. Financials
10.21.4. Developments
10.22. First Sensor Ag
10.22.1. Business Overview
10.22.2. Products
10.22.3. Financials
10.22.4. Developments
10.23. Optek Technology
10.23.1. Business Overview
10.23.2. Products
10.23.3. Financials
10.24. Irisys (Infrared Integrated Systems Limited)
10.24.1. Business Overview
10.24.2. Products
10.24.3. Financials
10.24.4. Developments
10.25. Keyence Corporation
10.25.1. Business Overview
10.25.2. Products
10.25.3. Financials
*More than 40 Companies are profiled in this Research Report, Complete List available on Request*
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"
11. Appendix
11.1. Abbreviations
11.2. Research Methodology And Sources
11.3. Compilation of Expert Insights
11.4. Disclaimer

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