Optical Position Sensor Market Overview:
The global Optical Position Sensor Market is anticipated to reach $2,589 million by 2022 from $1,376 million in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 9.3% from 2016 to 2022. Optical position sensor detects the position of the targeted object. These sensors are widely used in semiconductor modules and chips, for example, automobiles, consumer electronics, medical devices, aircrafts, and others.
Increase in demand for automobile safety, rise in number of consumer electronics, and cost-efficiency of sensor drives the growth of OPTICAL POSITION SENSORS market. Growth in adoption of wearable medical devices and need for high-performance sensors are further projected to fuel the market growth. However, low accuracy and less customization of sensor hamper the growth of the market. Irrespective of these challenges, rise in demand and production of consumer electronic devices, such as cellular phones, provides lucrative opportunities to boost the market growth.
Top impacting factors
Increase in demand for automobile safety
Optical position sensors detect changes in vehicle positions and provide parking assistance. In addition, these sensors ensure driver safety, thus releasing airbag depending on the position of the driver. Thus, rise in use of vehicles is projected to fuel the growth of OPTICAL POSITION SENSORS market.
Rise in need for optical position sensors among different application areas
The demand for optical position sensors has increased due to their applications in as automobiles, consumer electronics, medical devices, and aircrafts. Owing to their compact size, reliability, and low power consumption, these sensors are widely adopted in consumer electronic applications. These factors are expected to drive the growth of the market in the forecast period.
Optical Position Sensor Market Segment Overview
The optical position sensor is segmented on the basis of type, application, and geography.
By type, the market is divided into one-dimensional optical position sensor, two-dimensional optical position sensor, and multiaxial optical position sensor. Based on application, it is categorized into aerospace & defense, automotive, consumer electronics, healthcare, and others. Geographically, it is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest revenue share, owing to the increase in demand for semiconductor and portable devices.
Optical Position Sensor Market by Application, 2014 - 2022
Consumer Electronics sector dominates the optical position sensor market constituting around 50% of the market revenue in 2015. The application of these sensors in consumer electronics would continue to be a key revenue generator throughout the analysis period. Aerospace & Defense is the second largest revenue generating sector, followed by automotive sector.
Comprehensive competitive analyses and profiles of major market players, including First Sensors AG, Siemens AG, Panasonic Corporation, Opto Diode Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Micro-Epsilon, Balluff GmbH, Sensata Technologies, Hamamastu Photonics K.K., and Melexis N.V. are provided in the report. These players have adopted partnership and acquisition to expand their customer base and increase their shares.
- The study provides an in-depth analysis of the global optical position sensor market to elucidate the prominent investment pockets.
- Current trends and future estimations from 2016 2022 are outlined to determine the overall market potential and single out profitable trends to gain a stronger foothold.
- It presents information about key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with their impact analyses.
- Value chain analysis enables to understand the roles of intermediaries in the production processes.
OPTICAL POSITION SENSOR MARKET KEY SEGMENTS
- One-dimensional optical position sensor
- Two-dimensional optical position sensor
- Multiaxial optical position sensor
- Aerospace & defense
- Consumer electronics
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- Latin America
- Middle East