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Magnetic Field Sensors Market

Magnetic Field Sensors Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report, by Type, by Range, by End User : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2024-2032

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Author's: Saurav Singh | Sonia Mutreja
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Magnetic Field Sensors Market Research, 2032

The Global Magnetic Field Sensors Market was valued at $6.1 billion in 2023, and is projected to reach $11.3 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2024 to 2032.

Magnetic Field Sensors Market

Market Introduction and Definition

A magnetic field sensor is a type of sensor that detects and measures disturbances and changes within a magnetic field. These sensors are designed to convert the magnitude and variations of a magnetic field into electric signals, making magnetic fields visible and detectable. These sensors are used in a wide range of applications, including flaw detection in metal structures, monitoring the health of organs, and detecting magnetic anomalies.

Key Takeaways

  • On the basis of Type, the Hall Effect sensors segment dominated the magnetic field sensors industry in terms of revenue in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period.
  • On the basis of Range, the 1 Micro gauss segment dominated the magnetic field sensors market size in terms of revenue in 2023.
  • On the basis of End-user, the automotive segment dominated the Magnetic Field Sensors Market Forecast in terms of revenue in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period.
  • Region-wise, North America generated the largest revenue in 2023 for the magnetic field sensors industry report. However, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.

Industry Trend

The major magnetic field sensors manufacturer are Asahi Kasei, TDK Corporation, and Infineon Technologies are leading with new product launches and technological advancements. For example, TDK's collaboration with Genetesis for advanced medical imaging solutions showcases the sector's innovative momentum.

Key market dynamics

The increasing demand for sensor integration in automotive applications such as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) , electric vehicles (EVs) , and autonomous driving systems (ADS) stems from the imperative to enhance vehicle safety, efficiency, and intelligence. ADAS relies on a network of sensors, including magnetic field sensors, to enable features like collision avoidance, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control, thereby reducing accidents and improving driver comfort. In EVs, magnetic field sensors play a crucial role in monitoring motor performance, battery management, and regenerative braking, contributing to energy efficiency and range optimization. Furthermore, in autonomous vehicles, magnetic field sensors aid in precise navigation, object detection, and situational awareness, pivotal for achieving safe and reliable self-driving capabilities. Thus, driving the demand for the magnetic field sensors industry.

However, the competition from alternative sensor technologies like optical sensors and inertial sensors presents a significant challenge to the growth of the magnetic field sensors market. Optical sensors offer advantages such as high accuracy, fast response times, and immunity to electromagnetic interference, making them attractive for applications like gesture recognition, proximity sensing, and object detection in automotive and consumer electronics sectors. As these alternative sensors continue to advance in performance and cost-effectiveness, they pose a formidable threat to magnetic field sensors, compelling manufacturers to innovate and differentiate their offerings to maintain competitiveness in the market.

Furthermore, rising demand for magnetic sensors in smartphones, wearables, and other portable devices offers a significant growth opportunity for the market. These sensors are crucial for functions such as navigation, motion detection, and spatial orientation. As devices become more advanced, integrating features like augmented reality (AR) , virtual reality (VR) , and enhanced user interfaces, the need for precise and reliable magnetic sensing technology intensifies. This growing demand drives innovation and boosts production volumes, leading to cost efficiencies and market growth. Additionally, the global proliferation of smart devices, especially in emerging markets, further amplifies this opportunity, solidifying the importance of magnetic sensors in the expanding tech landscape.

Patent Analysis of Global Magnetic Field Sensors Market

The global magnetic field sensors industry is segmented according to the patents filed in China, PCT, U.S., European Patent Office, Japan, Russian Federation, Germany, Canada, UK, Republic of Korea. China, and U.S. which have the largest number of patent filings, owing to suitable research infrastructure. Approvals from these authorities are followed/accepted by registration authorities in many of the developing regions/countries. Therefore, these two regions such as China and U.S. have the maximum number of patent filings.

Magnetic Field Sensors Market by

Market Segmentation

The magnetic field sensors market is segmented into type, range, end-user, and region. On the basis of Type, the market is divided into SQUID Sensors, Hall Effect Sensors, MEMS based Magnetic Field Sensors, Magnetoresistive Sensors, Fluxgate Sensors, and Others. By Range, the market is classified into less than 1 Microgauss (Low-Field Sensors), 1 Microgauss –10 Gauss (Earth Field Sensors) , more than 10 Gauss (Bias Magnetic Field Sensors) . On the basis of end-user, the market is analyzed into Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Industrial, and Other. Region wise, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.

Market Segment Outlook

Based on Type, the Hall Effect sensors segment held the highest market share in 2023. It accounts for more than half of the market share and is projected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to the rising demand for hall effect sensors from the automotive and consumer electronics industries. The automotive industry is among the major consumers of hall effect sensors; they are used in ADAS and hybrid and electric vehicles for position and speed measurement.

Based on the Range, the 1 Micro-gauss –10 Gauss segment held the highest market share in 2023, accounting for nearly half of the magnetic field sensors market share due to its wide use in the automotive industry. These are also used in the infrastructure and industrial segments in packaging equipment, automation equipment, conveyors, and other applications comprising motor latches.

Based on End-user, the automotive segment held the highest market share in 2023, accounting for nearly half of the magnetic field sensors market share due to the increasing integration of sensor technologies in vehicles for applications like vehicle electrification, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) , and navigation, enhancing safety, efficiency, and driving experience, thus driving demand significantly.

Regional/Country Market Outlook

On the basis of region, the magnetic field sensors market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. In North America,  U.S. accounts for the largest market share for magnetic field sensors market size by country. However, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period owing to factors such as the presence of key manufacturing hubs, high demand for consumer electronics and automobile sector, and rapid industrialization and urbanization in countries like China, Japan, South Korea, and India. Moreover, due to technological advancements in the region drives increased demand for magnetic field sensors.

Competitive Landscape

The major magnetic field sensors manufacturer are Analog Devices Inc., Texas Instruments Inc., NXP Semiconductors NV, Sensata Technologies Inc, Honeywell International Inc., Vishay Intertechnology Inc., Microchip Technology Inc., Asahi Kasei Corporation, Sanken Electric Co., Ltd., and Infineon Technologies AG. Other players in magnetic field sensors industry report include MEMSic, Inc., TE Connectivity Ltd, Alps Electric, AMS AG and so on.

Recent Key Strategies and Developments

  • In January 2024, Infineon launched the Xensiv TLI5590-A6W magnetic position sensor for small, high-precision consumer and industrial applications. These sensors can replace optical encoders and Hall sensors for position measurements and purportedly offer extremely high linearity compared to previous generations of magnetic sensors.
  • In June 2022, Melexis launched the MLX90397, a three-dimensional magnetometer for cost efficient position sensing. It features a wide supply voltage (1.7 to 3.6 V) . This is ideally suited for battery powered appliances for both consumer and industrial applications.

Key Sources Referred

  1. Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)
  2. SEMI
  3. International Energy Agency
  4. IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS)
  5. U.S. Department of Energy
  6. Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA)
  7. World Economic Forum
  8. European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA)

Key Benefits For Stakeholders

  • This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the magnetic field sensors market analysis from 2024 to 2032 to identify the prevailing magnetic field sensors market opportunities.
  • The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network.
  • In-depth analysis of the magnetic field detector market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing magnetic detector sensor market opportunities.
  • Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the global market.
  • Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players.
  • The report includes an analysis of regional as well as global magnetic field sensors market trends, magnetic field sensors for U.S. market, magnetic field sensors sector analysis,  magnetic field sensors market data, magnetic field sensors market insights, mems magnetic field sensor,  Magnetic Field Sensors Company List, Magnetic Field Sensors Market Share by Companies, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.

Magnetic Field Sensors Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
Market Size By 2032

USD 11.3 Billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 7.2%

Forecast period

2024 - 2032

Report Pages


By Type
  • SQUID Sensors
  • Hall Effect Sensors
  • MEMS based Magnetic Field Sensors
  • Magnetoresistive Sensors
  • Fluxgate Sensors
  • Others
By Range
  • less than 1 Microgauss (Low-Field Sensors)
  • 1 Microgauss –10 Gauss (Earth Field Sensors)
  • more than 10 Gauss (Bias Magnetic Field Sensors)
By End User
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Industrial
  • Others
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Latin America, Middle East, Africa)
Key Market Players

Vishay Intertechnology Inc., NXP Semiconductors NV, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Sensata Technologies Inc,, Texas Instruments Inc.,, Sanken Electric Co., Ltd, Analog Devices Inc., Honeywell International Inc.,, Microchip Technology Inc., Infineon Technologies AG

Author Name(s) : Saurav Singh | Sonia Mutreja

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Magnetic Field Sensors Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2024-2032