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Global Capacitive Sensors Market (2013 - 2018) By - Sensing Applications (Touch, Motion, Pressure, Proximity); Devices (Touchpad, Buttons, Slider, Screens); Verticals (Factory Automation, Medical, Consumer Electronics, Automotive)

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

 

Global Capacitive Sensors Market (2013 - 2018) By - Sensing Applications (Touch, Motion, Pressure, Proximity); Devices (Touchpad, Buttons, Slider, Screens); Verticals (Factory Automation, Medical, Consumer Electronics, Automotive)

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Capacitive sensors are considered to be far better as compared to the resistive sensing technology due to high accuracy, sensitivity, and absence of wear & tear problem. They are continuously replacing the resistive sensors in most of the applications because of various advantages.

 

All the applications, industry verticals, and their sub segments are discussed in the report. Different operating modes of the capacitive sensors are also discussed in the report. The overall capacitive sensors market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15% from 2013 to 2018. Projected capacitive technology is preferred in most of the applications as compared to the surface capacitive technology. Projected capacitance is further classified into two types, namely self capacitance and mutual capacitance.

 

Increasing demand of the sensors in the consumer electronics sector and reduction in the size of the sensor are considered to be the major driving factors of the market. Most of the major smartphone manufacturers like Apple (U.S.), Nokia (Finland), and Samsung (South Korea) are using the capacitive touch sensors for the touch screens in the smartphones as well as for the input devices like buttons, sliders, keypads, and touchpads. Capacitive touch sensors are in huge demand for the input devices as compared to the mechanical input devices because the problem of wear & tear is negligible for the capacitive sensing devices. In the retail & medical sector, there is a huge scope for the capacitive sensors in future as these sensors are continuously opting for care monitoring systems and other point-of-sale displays. Proximity Sensors are also in a huge demand in the industrial application and it is expected to show linear growth trend in the coming five years. The major barrier in the industry is the lack of product differentiation among the different manufacturing companies. Motion sensing application is expected to show the maximum growth because of the continuous growth in the applications of capacitive accelerometers and magnetometers in the smartphones & automotives.

 

Different geographical regions are also discussed on the basis of the different applications. APAC is expected to boost the growth rate of the market because of the continuous improvement and technological advancement in the sensors industry in the countries like Japan, Korea, China and India.

 

In different applications the companies are specialized in different sectors like some of the companies are manufacturing the sensors for the consumer electronics whereas some of the companies are manufacturing for the commercial applications like automotive, medical etc. Companies are inclined towards launching new products and technologies due to the increase in competition. Mergers and Acquisitions also play important role in the market. Some of the major acquisitions are also described in the report like the acquisition of SigmaTech Inc. (U.S.) by MicroSense LLC (U.S.) which enhances MicroSense's portfolio of sensing technologies. Similarly, important partnerships & agreements are also discussed like the agreement between TPK Holdings (Taiwan) & Apple, Inc. (U.S.) under which TPK Holding's touch panels are used in the Apple's iPad.

 

Scope of the Report

 

This research report categorizes the global capacitive sensors market based on various applications and industry verticals market; it also covers the revenue foretold from 2013 to 2018 and future applications of the sensors. It describes the demand for capacitive sensors in various regions. The report describes the applications mapping in the market with respect to the growth potential and adoption by the various companies.

 

On the basis of the applications

 

Capacitive sensors are used for various applications like touch sensing, motion sensing, position sensing, pressure sensing, level sensing, and flow sensing. Touch sensing is considered to be the major application. Motion sensing application is expected to witness a significant growth in the next five years because of the technological advancement in the automotive industry and consumer electronics sector. Capacitive accelerometers and magnetometers are in huge demand in the above-mentioned sectors.

 

On the basis of the Industry verticals

 

All the applications mentioned above are used in different industry verticals like consumer electronics, factory automation, automotive, medical, and others. Consumer electronics is the major industrial sector that contributes the maximum to the overall revenue in the market. In consumer electronics, touch sensing & motion sensing applications are mostly used for various devices like smartphones, tablets, portable media players, gaming consoles, and others.

 

On the basis of the geographical regions

 

Geographical analysis covers North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and ROW. In this report, North America is further segregated by countries such as the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Europe is further segregated into Germany, U.K., France, Italy, and others. APAC is segregated into Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, and India. ROW is segregated into Africa and Middle East. APAC is leading in the market because of the huge potential market in the consumer electronics sector.

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

1 INTRODUCTION 22

 

1.1 KEY TAKE-AWAYS 22

1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION 22

1.3 MARKETS COVERED 24

1.4 STAKEHOLDERS 24

1.5 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 25

1.5.1 MARKET SIZE 27

1.5.2 KEY DATA POINTS TAKEN FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 29

1.5.3 KEY DATA POINTS TAKEN FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 29

1.5.4 ASSUMPTIONS MADE FOR THIS REPORT 29

1.5.5 LIST OF COMPANIES COVERED DURING REPORT 30

 

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 32

 

3 MARKET OVERVIEW 35

 

3.1 MARKET DEFINITION 36

3.2 CAPACITIVE SENSORS: MARKET SEGMENTATION 37

3.3 DESIGNING PROCESS OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS 38

3.4 PROPERTIES OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS 40

3.5 MARKET DYNAMICS 42

3.5.1 DRIVERS 42

3.5.1.1 Continuous growth of the capacitive sensors enabled devices in the consumer electronics sector 43

3.5.1.2 Less Calibration Required 44

3.5.1.3 Gradual reduction in size 44

3.5.1.4 Increasing demand of the All-in-one PCs 44

3.5.2 RESTRAINTS 45

3.5.2.1 Shortage of Indium Tin Oxide 45

3.5.2.2 Lack of product differentiation 46

3.5.2.3 Alternative technologies available at low cost 46

3.5.3 OPPORTUNITIES 46

3.5.3.1 Emerging Retail and media applications 46

3.5.3.2 Emerging applications of the capacitive sensors in the field of nanotechnology 47

3.6 BURNING ISSUE 48

3.6.1 OPTICAL TECHNOLOGY ENTERING THE SMALL DISPLAY MARKET 48

3.7 WINNING IMPERATIVES 48

3.7.1 LOCALIZING PRODUCTS FOR THE NICHE MARKET 48

3.7.2 HIGH SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO (SNR) FOR THE SENSING APPLICATIONS 48

3.8 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES MODEL 49

3.8.1 THREAT FROM THE NEW ENTRANTS 50

3.8.2 THREAT FROM THE SUBSTITUTES 50

3.8.3 BARGAINING POWER OF THE SUPPLIERS 51

3.8.4 BARGAINING POWER OF THE BUYERS 51

3.8.5 DEGREE OF COMPETITION 52

3.9 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 53

 

4 CAPACITIVE SENSORS: TECHNOLOGIES, STANDARDS & INITIATIVES 56

 

4.1 COMPARISON WITH OTHER SENSING TECHNOLOGIES 57

4.2 CAPACITIVE SENSORS: BY DIFFERENT MODES 59

4.2.1 LOAD MODE 59

4.2.2 TRANSMIT MODE 60

4.2.3 SHUNT MODE 60

4.3 ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSING TECHNOLOGY 61

4.3.1 ADVANTAGES 62

4.3.2 DISADVANTAGES 63

 

5 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET, BY APPLICATIONS 64

 

5.1 INTRODUCTION 65

5.2 GROWTH OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS IN DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS 66

5.3 TOUCH SENSING 67

5.3.1 COMPARISON OF THE CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS WITH RESISTIVE TOUCH SENSORS 68

5.3.1.1 Market by Industry Verticals 70

5.3.1.2 Market by Geography 71

5.3.2 DISPLAYS 73

5.3.2.1 Drastic growth of the capacitive sensing devices 74

5.3.2.2 Single touch screen 75

5.3.2.3 Multi touch screen 76

5.3.2.4 Multi-touch screens hits the consumer electronics display market 77

5.3.2.5 Market by Industry Verticals 78

5.3.2.6 Market by Geography 78

5.3.3 CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS: DESIGNING TECHNOLOGIES 79

5.3.3.1 Surface Capacitance 81

5.3.3.2 Projected Capacitance 83

5.3.3.3 Projected Capacitive sensors: Sensing systems 85

5.3.3.3.1 Projected Self Capacitance 87

5.3.3.3.2 Projected Mutual capacitance 87

5.3.4 INPUT DEVICES 87

5.3.4.1 Buttons & Switches 89

5.3.4.2 Slider & Wheels 90

5.3.4.3 Trackpads/Touchpads 90

5.3.4.4 Market by Industry Verticals 91

5.3.4.5 Market by Geography 92

5.3.5 CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS: BY SENSING TECHNOLOGY 92

5.3.5.1 Transparent 93

5.3.5.2 Opaque 94

5.4 MOTION SENSING 94

5.4.1 MARKET BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS 96

5.4.2 MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY 97

5.4.3 ACCELEROMETERS 97

5.4.3.1 Capacitive accelerometers boost motion sensors market 98

5.4.3.2 Market by Industry Verticals 100

5.4.3.3 Market by Geography 100

5.4.4 MAGNETOMETERS & COMBASS 101

5.4.4.1 Market by Industry Verticals 103

5.4.4.2 Market by Geography 104

5.5 POSITION SENSING 105

5.5.1 MARKET BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS 107

5.5.2 MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY 108

5.5.3 LINEAR DISPLACEMENT 109

5.5.3.1 Market by Industry Verticals 110

5.5.3.2 Market by Geography 111

5.5.4 PROXIMITY SENSING 112

5.5.4.1 Huge potential market of capacitive proximity sensors 113

5.5.4.2 Market by Industry verticals 114

5.5.4.3 Market by Geography 115

5.6 SENSORS FOR CAPACITY MEASUREMENT 116

5.6.1 MARKET BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS 117

5.6.2 MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY 118

5.6.3 PRESSURE SENSING 119

5.6.3.1 Capacitive pressure sensors have high penetration rate 120

5.6.3.2 Market by Industry Verticals 121

5.6.3.3 Market by Geography 122

5.6.4 FLOW SENSING 123

5.6.4.1 Market by Industry Verticals 124

5.6.4.2 Market by Geography 125

5.6.5 LEVEL SENSING 126

5.6.5.1 Market by Industry Verticals 127

5.6.5.2 Market by Geography 128

 

6 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET, BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS 129

 

6.1 INTRODUCTION 130

6.1.1 MAJOR SENSORS FOR DIFFERENT INDUSTRY VERTICALS 132

6.1.2 DIFFERENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE SENSORS 133

6.1.3 TARGET GROUP OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET 134

6.1.4 HIERARCHICAL REVENUE MODEL: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET 135

6.2 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS 136

6.2.1 MOBILE PHONES & SMARTPHONES 138

6.2.2 SMARTPHONES CONTRIBUTES THE MAXIMUM IN THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SECTOR 139

6.2.2.1 Samsung Leads the smartphone market 139

6.2.2.2 Major sensors used for the smartphones 139

6.2.3 MULTI-MEDIA PLAYERS 140

6.2.4 TABLETS 140

6.2.5 GAMING CONSOLE 140

6.3 NON-CONSUMER ELECTRONICS 141

6.3.1 POINT-OF-SALES APPLICATIONS BOOST UP THE GROWTH RATE 141

6.3.2 FACTORY AUTOMATION 143

6.3.2.1 Increasing demand in the process automation industries 143

6.3.2.2 Food and Beverages 144

6.3.2.3 Petrochemicals, Oil and Gas 145

6.3.2.4 Pharmaceuticals 146

6.3.2.5 Automotive 146

6.3.3 COMMERCIAL 147

6.3.3.1 Rapid growth is expected in the medical sector 147

6.3.3.2 Automotive Sector 148

6.3.3.3 Medical Application 150

6.3.3.4 Point of Sales 151

 

7 CAPACITIVE SENSORS, GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 152

 

7.1 INTRODUCTION 153

7.2 NORTH AMERICA 155

7.2.1 INDUSTRIES BOOSTING THE MARKET OF CAPACITIVE SENSORS IN NORTH AMERICA 155

7.2.2 MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY 156

7.2.3 MARKET BY APPLICATIONS 157

7.3 EUROPE 158

7.3.1 INDUSTRIES BOOSTING THE MARKET OF CAPACITIVE SENSORS IN EUROPE 158

7.3.2 MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY 159

7.3.3 MARKET BY APPLICATIONS 160

7.4 APAC 161

7.4.1 INDUSTRIES BOOMING THE MARKET OF CAPACITIVE SENSORS IN APAC 161

7.4.2 MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY 162

7.4.3 MARKET BY APPLICATIONS 163

7.5 ROW 164

7.5.1 INDUSTRIES BOOSTING THE MARKET OF CAPACITIVE SENSORS IN ROW 164

7.5.2 MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY 164

7.5.3 MARKET BY APPLICATION 166

 

8 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 167

 

8.1 KEY GROWTH STRATEGIES 167

8.2 NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS 168

8.3 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 175

8.4 PARTNERSHIPS & AGREEMENTS 177

8.5 OTHERS 179

8.6 PATENTS RELATED TO THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS 181

 

 

9 COMPANY PROFILES 189

 

9.1 3M 189

9.2 ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 191

9.3 ATMEL CORPORATION 196

9.4 CONTRINEX 201

9.5 CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR 203

9.6 DISPLAX INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS 208

9.7 ELK CORPORATION 211

9.8 ELO TOUCHSYSTEMS 213

9.9 FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR INCORPORATED 216

9.10 FUJITSU 220

9.11 LION PRECISION 225

9.12 MICRO EPSILON MESSTECHNIK 227

9.13 MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY, INC. 229

9.14 MICROSENSE LLC 232

9.15 MTI INSTRUMENTS 235

9.16 NISSHA PRINTING COMPANY LTD. 239

9.17 OMRON CORPORATION 243

9.18 RECHNER SENSORS 246

9.19 SILICON LABORATORIES 248

9.20 SYNAPTICS INCORPORATED 251

9.21 SIEMENS AG 255

9.22 TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED 258

9.23 TPK HOLDING CO. LTD. 263

9.24 TURCK INC. 265

9.25 WINTEK CORPORATION 267

9.26 ZYTRONIC PLC 269

 

 

 

LIST OF TABLES

 

TABLE 1 GLOBAL MARKET REVENUE OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS,

BY APPLICATIONS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 33

TABLE 2 GLOBAL UNIT SHIPMENTS OF THE DEVICES, BY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, 2012 – 2018 (MILLION) 43

TABLE 3 COMPARISON TABLE OF DIFFERENT SENSING TECHNOLOGIES 57

TABLE 4 ADVANTAGES OF CAPACITIVE SENSORS 62

TABLE 5 DISADVANTAGES OF CAPACITIVE SENSORS 63

TABLE 6 CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS ARE BETTER THAN THE RESISTIVE TOUCH SENSORS 69

TABLE 7 TOUCH SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 70

TABLE 8 TOUCH SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 71

TABLE 9 TOUCH SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 72

TABLE 10 SIZES OF THE CAPACITIVE TOUCH PANELS 73

TABLE 11 GLOBAL CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS UNIT SHIPMENTS IN DISPLAYS, BY SIZE, 2012 – 2018 (MILLION) 74

TABLE 12 GLOBAL CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS MARKET REVENUE IN DISPLAYS, BY SIZE, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 75

TABLE 13 SINGLE TOUCH SCREENS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 76

TABLE 14 MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 77

TABLE 15 DISPLAYS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 78

TABLE 16 DISPLAYS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 79

TABLE 17 CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY DESIGNING TECHNOLOGIES, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 81

TABLE 18 PROJECTED CAPACITIVE SENSING MARKET REVENUE, BY SENSING SYSTEMS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 86

TABLE 19 INPUT DEVICES: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 88

TABLE 20 COMPARISON BETWEEN THE CAPACITIVE SENSING BUTTONS & MECHANICAL BUTTONS 89

TABLE 21 CAPACITIVE SENSING TOUCHPADS MARKET REVENUE, 2012 – 2018 90

TABLE 22 INPUT DEVICES: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 91

TABLE 23 INPUT DEVICES: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 92

TABLE 24 CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY SENSING TECHNOLOGY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 93

TABLE 25 MOTION SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 95

TABLE 26 MOTION SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY APPLICATIONS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 96

TABLE 27 MOTION SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 97

TABLE 28 ACCELEROMETERS, CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 98

TABLE 29 ACCELEROMETRS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 100

TABLE 30 ACCELEROMETERS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 101

TABLE 31 MAGNETOMETERS, CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 102

TABLE 32 MAGNETOMETERS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 103

TABLE 33 MAGNETOMETERS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 104

TABLE 34 POSITION SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 105

TABLE 35 DIFFERENT TECHNOLOGIES USED FOR THE POSITION SENSORS 106

TABLE 36 POSITION SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 107

TABLE 37 POSITION SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 108

TABLE 38 LINEAR DISPLACEMENT: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 109

TABLE 39 LINEAR DISPLACEMENT: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 110

TABLE 40 LINEAR DISPLACEMENT: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 111

TABLE 41 USAGE OF THE CAPACITIVE PROXIMITY SENSORS 112

TABLE 42 PROXIMITY SENSORS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 113

TABLE 43 PROXIMIY SENSORS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 114

TABLE 44 PROXIMIY SENSORS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 115

TABLE 45 CAPACITY MEASUREMENT: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 116

TABLE 46 CAPACITY MEASURMENT: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 117

TABLE 47 CAPACITY MEASUREMENT: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 118

TABLE 48 PRESSURE SENSORS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 120

TABLE 49 PRESSURE SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 121

TABLE 50 PRESSURE SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 122

TABLE 51 FLOW SENSORS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 123

TABLE 52 FLOW SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 124

TABLE 53 FLOW SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 125

TABLE 54 LEVEL SENSORS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 126

TABLE 55 LEVEL SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 127

TABLE 56 LEVEL SENSING: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 128

TABLE 57 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 131

TABLE 58 MAJOR SENSORS IN DIFFERENT INDUSTRY VERTICALS (MERITS, DEMERITS, APPLICATIONS) 132

TABLE 59 TECHNOLOGIES USED IN THE VARIOUS SENSORS 133

TABLE 60 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 137

TABLE 61 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE IN CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 138

TABLE 62 NON-CONSUMER ELECTRONICS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 141

TABLE 63 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE IN NON-CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 142

TABLE 64 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE IN THE FACTORY AUTOMATION SECTOR, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 144

TABLE 65 COMMERCIAL SECTOR: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 148

TABLE 66 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 154

TABLE 67 NORTH AMERICA: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY COUNTRY, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 156

TABLE 68 NORTH AMERICA: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE,

BY APPLICATION, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 157

TABLE 69 EUROPE: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY COUNTRY,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 159

TABLE 70 EUROPE: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY APPLICATIONS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 160

TABLE 71 APAC: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY COUNTRY,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 162

TABLE 72 APAC: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY APPLICATIONS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 163

TABLE 73 ROW: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY COUNTRY,

2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 165

TABLE 74 ROW: CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET REVENUE, BY APPLICATIONS, 2012 – 2018 ($MILLION) 166

TABLE 75 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET: NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS,

2007 – 2012 168

TABLE 76 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS,

2010 – 2012 175

TABLE 77 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET: PARTNERSHIPS & AGREEMENTS,

2007 – 2012 177

TABLE 78 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET: EXPANSION, NEW PRODUCTION UNITS, DISTRIBUTION AND OTHERS, 2005 – 2012 179

TABLE 79 U.S. PATENTS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS 181

TABLE 80 EUROPE PATENTS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS 184

TABLE 81 JAPAN PATENTS: CAPACITIVE SENSORS 186

TABLE 82 ANALOG DEVICES: MARKET REVENUE, BY PRODUCTS & SERVICES, 2010 – 2011($MILLION) 193

TABLE 83 ANALOG DEVICES: MARKET REVENUE, BY SEGMENTS,

2010 – 2011($MILLION) 193

TABLE 84 ANALOG DEVICES: MARKET REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY,

2010 – 2011($MILLION) 194

TABLE 85 ATMEL CORPORATION: MARKET REVENUE, BY PRODUCTS,

2010– 2011 ($MILLION) 198

TABLE 86 ATMEL CORPORATION: MARKET REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY,

2010 – 2011 ($MILLION) 198

TABLE 87 CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION OVERALL REVENUE,

BY PRODUCTS, 2010 – 2011($MILLION) 205

TABLE 88 CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION OVERALL REVENUE,

BY GEOGRAPHY, 2010 – 2011($MILLION) 205

TABLE 89 ELK CORPORATION, OVERALL REVENUE, 2009 – 2011 ($MILLION) 212

TABLE 90 ELO TOUCHSYSTEM: MARKET REVENUE, 2009 – 2011 214

TABLE 91 FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR: MARKET REVENUE, BY PRODUCTS,

2009 – 2011 ($MILLION) 217

TABLE 92 FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR: MARKET REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2011($MILLION) 218

TABLE 93 FUJITSU LTD.: OVERALL REVENUE, BY PRODUCT SEGMENTS,

2010 – 2011($BILLION) 222

TABLE 94 FUJITSU LTD.: OVERALL REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY,

2010 – 2011 ($BILLION) 223

TABLE 95 MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC.: OVERALL REVENUE,

2010 – 2012 ($MILLION) 230

TABLE 96 NISSHA PRINTING CO. LTD.: OVERALL REVENUE,

2010 – 2012 ($MILLION) 241

TABLE 97 OMRON AUTOMATION: FINANCIAL 2011 – 2012 244

TABLE 98 SILICON LABORATORIES OVERALL REVENUE, BY PRODUCTS,

2010 – 2011($MILLION) 250

TABLE 99 SYNAPTICS INC.: OVERALL REVENUE, BY PRODUCTS,

2010 – 2011($MILLION) 252

TABLE 100 SYNAPTICS INC.: REVENUE, BY SEGMENTS, 2011 253

TABLE 101 SIEMENS AG: OVERALL REVENUE, 2010 – 2011 ($BILLION) 256

TABLE 102 TEXAS INSTRUMENTS: TOTAL REVENUE, BY BUSINESS SEGMENTS, 2010 – 2011($MILLION) 260

TABLE 103 TEXAS INSTRUMENTS: TOTAL REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY,

2010 – 2011($MILLION) 261

TABLE 104 ZYTRONICS PLC: OVERALL REVENUE, 2010 – 2012 ($MILLION) 270

 

 

 

LIST OF FIGURES

 

FIGURE 1 STEPS IN RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 26

FIGURE 2 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET RESEARCH STRATEGY 27

FIGURE 3 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET CRACKDOWN STRATEGY 28

FIGURE 4 CAPACITIVE SENSORS: MARKET SEGMENTATION 37

FIGURE 5 MANUFACTURING DESIGN PROCESS OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS 38

FIGURE 6 MAJOR PROPERTIES OF CAPACITIVE SENSORS 40

FIGURE 7 IMPACT ANALYSIS OF THE DRIVERS 42

FIGURE 8 IMPACT ANALYSIS OF THE RESTRAINTS 45

FIGURE 9 CAPACITIVE SENSORS: PORTER'S FIVE FORCES MODEL 49

FIGURE 10 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET: VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 53

FIGURE 11 MAJOR SENSING TECHNOLOGIES 57

FIGURE 12 DIFFERENT MODES OF OPERATION FOR CAPACITIVE SENSORS 59

FIGURE 13 ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS 61

FIGURE 14 APPLICATIONS OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS 65

FIGURE 15 INDUSTRY LIFE CYCLE OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS IN DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS 66

FIGURE 16 GROWTH IN THE CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS MARKET 68

FIGURE 17 CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF SCREENS 73

FIGURE 18 DIFFERENT DESIGNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS 80

FIGURE 19 THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT PARAMETERS ON SURFACE AND PROJECTED CAPACITANCES 80

FIGURE 20 ADVANTAGES OF SURFACE CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS 82

FIGURE 21 WORKING OF THE SURFACE CAPACITANCE 83

FIGURE 22 ADVANTAGES OF THE PROJECTED CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSORS 84

FIGURE 23 WORKING OF THE PROJECTED CAPACITIVE TOUCH 85

FIGURE 24 PROJECTED CAPACITIVE SENSORS: TYPES OF SENSING SYSTEMS 86

FIGURE 25 CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSING BASED INPUT DEVICES 88

FIGURE 26 CAPACITIVE MOTION SENSING APPLICATIONS 94

FIGURE 27 BASIC ACCELEROMETER SENSING PRINCIPLE 98

FIGURE 28 DIFFERENT CAPACITIVE POSITION SENSORS 105

FIGURE 29 DIFFERENT SENSORS FOR CAPACITY MEASUREMENT 116

FIGURE 30 CAPACITIVE SENSORS APPLICATIONS, BY INDUSTRY VERTICALS 130

FIGURE 31 TARGET INDUSTRY VERTICALS OF THE CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 134

FIGURE 32 HIERARCHICAL REVENUE MODEL, 2012 135

FIGURE 33 GLOBAL CAPACITIVE SENSORS APPLICATIONS, BY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS 136

FIGURE 34 SMARTPHONES: MARKET SHARE OF THE TOP PLAYERS, 2011-2012 (%) 139

FIGURE 35 GLOBAL CAPACITIVE SENSORS APPLICATIONS, BY FACTORY AUTOMATION 143

FIGURE 36 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET, BY COMMERCIAL SECTOR 147

FIGURE 37 MAJOR SENSORS USED IN THE AUTOMOTIVES FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONS 149

FIGURE 38 MAJOR APPLICATIONS IN THE MEDICAL SECTOR 150

FIGURE 39 CAPACITIVE SENSORS MARKET SHARE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013 & 2018 153

FIGURE 40 KEY GROWTH STRATEGIES 167

FIGURE 41 ATMEL: PRODUCT SEGMENTS 197

FIGURE 42 CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION PRODUCT SEGMENT 204

FIGURE 43 FUJITSU: PRODUCT SEGMENT 221

FIGURE 44 FUJITSU: APPLICATIONS 221

FIGURE 45 MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC.: PRODUCT SEGMENT 229

FIGURE 46 MTI INSTRUMENTS: PRODUCT SEGMENTS 236

FIGURE 47 NISSHA PRINTING CO. LTD., BUSINESS SEGMENTATION 240

FIGURE 48 SILICON LABORATORIES BUSINESS ECOSYSTEM 249

FIGURE 49 TEXAS INSTRUMENTS: TOUCH CONTROLLER PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 259

 

 

 

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Electronic_Component_and_Semiconductor Industry: Global Capacitive Sensors Market (2013 - 2018) By - Sensing Applications (Touch, Motion, Pressure, Proximity); Devices (Touchpad, Buttons, Slider, Screens); Verticals (Factory Automation, Medical, Consumer Electronics, Automotive)

 

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