August 31, 2014

  • MEMS market forecast

    MEMS Applications For Medical, Automotive, Industrial And Defense Are Showing Healthy Growth

    ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS, the electronics industry market research and knowledge network, announces the availability of a new report entitled “Status of the MEMS Industry 2014“. According to this report, MEMS industry is expected to grow at a CAGR a 13% CAGR through 2019, resulting in a $24B MEMS market. Of the aforementioned applications, medical will have the largest individual CAGR (24%).

  • Electronics Production by Country

    Growth in Electronics Production by Country

    Growth within the global electronics industry started to gain momentum in the later part of 2013 a trend which will continue in 2014 and then accelerate in the period to 2017, with stronger growth in the emerging markets. Growth is being driven by the improved outlook for the global economy although downside risks still remain. The Volume 2 of the Yearbook of World Electronics Data tracks developments in the electronics industry for 16 countries with emphasis on the Americas, Japan and the Asia Pacific.

  • UAV Market Research Report

    The U.S. UAV Market Will Grow to $15 Billion in 2020

    “UAV Market Research Study” will assess the size and growth of the total Unmanned Aerial Vehicle market from large DOD UAVs to Do-it-Yourself (DIY) UAVs for amateurs. The study covers the following major market sectors: DOD, Civil, Commercial, Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) , DIY Amateur, and Radio Control. According to this report, the U.S. market will grow from $5 billion in 2013 to $15 billion in 2020. This market will be driven by growth in the commercial and Do-it-Yourself markets.

  • Wireless M2M & IoT Market Opportunities

    Wireless M2M & IoT Market Opportunities Report

    Global spending on wireless M2M technology is expected to reach nearly $200 Billion by the end of 2014. Despite its low ARPU, the wireless M2M market has become a key focus of many mobile network operators as their traditional voice and data markets become saturated. Likewise, government and regulatory initiatives such as the EU initiatives to have a smart meter penetration level of 80% by 2020 and the mandatory inclusion of automotive safety systems such as eCall in all new car models, have also helped to drive overall wireless M2M connections and revenue.

  • Wireless Sensor Networks

    Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) Market Report

    ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS announces the availability of a new report entitled “Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) 2014-2024: Forecasts, Technologies, Players”.  According to this report, WSN market will grow to $1.8 billion in 2024. These figures refer to WSN defined as wireless mesh networks, i.e. self-healing and self-organising. Wireless Sensor Networks will eventually enable the automatic monitoring of forest fires, avalanches, hurricanes, failure of country wide utility equipment, traffic, hospitals and much more over wide areas, something previously impossible. It has started already with more humble killer applications such as automating meter readings in buildings, and manufacture and process control. The WSN business…

New Releases in Technology & Market Research

Physical Security Market Worth $87.95 Billion by 2019

Aug 28, 2014

New market research report “Physical Security Market by System and Services (Access Control, IP Video Surveillance Management Software, Locks, PSIM, Perimeter Intrusion Detection, System Integration, and Designing and Consulting) – Worldwide Forecast & Analysis (2014 – 2019)”  focuses on the type of systems and services that are used to provide physical security. This report also enumerates the key factors that are driving growth in this market along with restraints and new opportunities for growth. The market for physical security has been segmented by security systems such as access controls, biometrics scanners, locks, video surveillance, and physical security information management software…

Image Sensor Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 8.06% from 2014 to 2020

Aug 28, 2014

Image sensor is a vital part of any imaging device that converts the optical information into electrical signals. In 1960s, image sensors have gone through several technological advancements due to the continuous demand in the market for higher resolution, smaller form factor and lower power consumption. Image sensors are being widely used in consumer sector like for digital cameras, mobile phones, tablet PC camcorders and so on. Other application area for image sensor is medical diagnosis, fault detection, visual feedback to controller, surveillance, infotainment, and entertainment since decades. Technology is never constant. Earlier, analog film based sensors and phosphor plates…

Competition for Graphene: Researchers Demonstrate Ultrafast Charge Transfer in New Family of 2-D Semiconductors

Aug 27, 2014

A new argument has just been added to the growing case for graphene being bumped off its pedestal as the next big thing in the high-tech world by the two-dimensional semiconductors known as MX2 materials.Illustration of a MoS2/WS2 heterostructure with a MoS2 monolayer lying on top of a WS2 monolayer. Electrons and holes created by light are shown to separate into different layers. (Image courtesy of Feng Wang group) An international collaboration of researchers led by a scientist with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has reported the first experimental observation of ultrafast charge…

IPC-8701 – First Manufacturing Acceptability Standard for Photovoltaic (Solar) Module Assemblies Debuts

Aug 26, 2014

IPC-8701 Acceptability specs will help provide infrastructure for solar panel assembly Solar panels have been in volume production for quite some time, but there are still just a limited number of standards to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electronics manufacturing service (EMS) companies determine whether completed modules meet design and assembly requirements. IPC recently published the first document to set common acceptance criteria for finished assemblies.

FOD Prevention in Electronics Assembly

Aug 26, 2014

The reliability and functionality of electronic devices can be severely affected by foreign objects and debris (FOD). To help industry eliminate FOD issues, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®  has released a training video, DVD-172C, “FOD Prevention in Electronics Assembly.”  The training video provides information and techniques to help eliminate FOD during electronics assembly, including hand soldering, surface mount technology and plated-through hole assembly processes and box build/wire assembly. In addition, DVD-172C explains the six steps of proper housekeeping, and covers tool control, hardware control, material handling as well as electrostatic discharge prevention.             “It’s a manufacturer’s responsibility to ensure that all…

Global Sale of Hybrid and Pure Electric Cars Will Triple to $178.9 Billion in 2024

Aug 19, 2014

E-cars are oversupplied and changing in all respects but in this frenzy of birth and death the future is being created with hybrid cars rapidly gaining market share now and sale of pure electric cars likely to take off in the second half of the coming decade as certain technical and cost challenges are resolved. Toyota and Tesla have hugely benefited from correct market positioning but now Toyota is betting strongly on fuel cell hybrids and Tesla on mainstream pure electric cars – both graveyards for many companies in the past. A vicious shakeout of car and battery manufacturers has…

Printed and Flexible Sensors Market Opportunities

Aug 19, 2014

Opportunities in established and emerging markets Printed and flexible sensors market already represented a value of $6.3 billion in 2013. The biggest market is currently biosensors, where disposable glucose test strips are used to improve the lives of diabetics. However, other types of printed sensors are emerging, taking advantage of the latest materials. By 2024, these emerging applications will take a significant share of the total printed sensor market: Relative market size for printed and flexible sensors in 2024 Source: Printed and Flexible Sensors 2014-2024: Technologies, Players, Forecasts IDTechEx research group expects new hybrid CMOS image sensors to quickly become the…

Robotics Market Shares And Market Forecasts

Aug 18, 2014

Robots — Markets Reach $171.7 Billion By 2020. — ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS announces the availability of a new study “Robotics Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020″. The 2014 study has 1191 pages, 607 tables and figures. Worldwide robotics markets are increasingly diversified, poised to achieve significant growth as every industry segment adopts mobile automated process new companies get more businesses test for substance abuse. The robots are taking over, they have remote control to control a device to make it do what you want.

Global Photonic Integrated Circuit (IC) Technology Market

Aug 18, 2014

The global photonic integrated circuit (IC) technology market is expected to grow to nearly $866.4 million by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.2%. The Optical signal processing category, the fastest-growing segment in the overall market, is moving at a tremendous 35% CAGR. Ongoing limitations of electronic integrated circuits in pursuit of more transistors over a single silicon substrate has spurred the industry to find alternatives that provide high speed with decreasing size and high-end functionality. Optical communications represent the single largest segment in this market, expected to reach $506.5 million by 2018. However, optical signal…

Mobile Sensing Wearables Market to Reach $47 Billion in 2018

Aug 15, 2014

ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS announces the availability of a new report entitled “Mobile Sensing Wearables – Market Dynamics Report”.  Annual revenues for mobile sensing wearables – fashionable devices that perform sensing and location functions—will be $47 billion in 2018 driven by widespread adoption of advanced mobile sensing smart watches. Wearable sensors enabled by low power wireless components, mobile apps, cloud computing and a receptive fashion industry has created a technology tsunami for developers and investors.