July 24, 2014

Market Snapshot:

Growth in Electronics Production by Country -

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Wireless M2M & IoT Market Opportunities Report -

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

MEMS Microphone Market Report -

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) Market Report -

Monday, March 24, 2014

Smart Sensors Industry Report 2014 -

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The CMOS Image Sensors Market Report -

Monday, January 20, 2014

Distributed Fiber Optic Sensor Market

The distributed fiber optic sensor market stood at $585 million in 2013. The market is projected to be $1.458 billion in 2018 with 70% associated with the oil and gas segments, according to a recent market survey report conducted by the Photonic Sensor Consortium.

The Photonics Sensor Consortium in conjunction with Light Wave Venture was started in 2003 as an independent organization to assist in the market development and commercialization of photonic sensor technology. The primary focus has been on distributed fiber optic sensors. Over the last 11years, the Consortium has tracked the market and provided overall projections and market analysis for active participants. This report is the first to be available to the general photonics industry.

Photonic Sensor Consortium Market Report

Why is there such a strong interest in this technology? Fiber optic sensors represent a technology base that can be applied to a multitude of sensing applications. There are several characteristic advantages of fiber optics that make their use especially attractive for sensors:

  • Nonelectrical
  • Explosion-proof
  • Small size and weight
  • Allow access into normally inaccessible areas and harsh environments
  • Immune to radio frequency interference (RFI) and electro-magnetic interference (EMI)
  • Solid-state reliability
  • High accuracy
  • Can facilitate distributed sensing

Most physical properties can be sensed optically with fibers. Light intensity, displacement (position), temperature, pressure, rotation, sound, strain, magnetic field, electric field, radiation, flow, liquid level, chemical analysis, and vibration are just some of the phenomena that can be sensed.

Fiber optic sensors have been used successfully for many years in military gyroscopes and hydrophones. However, their use in smart oil wells has been the key to enabling North America to be on a path to energy independence.

Details of the new report, table of contents and ordering information can be found on Electronics.ca Publications’ web site.  View the report2014 Photonic Sensor Consortium Market Survey Report.

 

OLED Displays and Lighting Market

Improvements in production yields of AMOLED mobile phone panels are closing the manufacturing cost gap between AMOLED and TFT LCD smartphone displays. According to OLED Technology Reportmanufacturing costs for AMOLED panels are currently 10-20% higher than for TFT LCD displays; however, manufacturing costs for AMOLED mobile phone displays are expected fall below costs for LCD mobile phone displays within two years due to rapid improvement in AMOLED panel production yields. Read More

32KHz and Real Time Clocks

ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS announces the availability of a new market research report entitled “32 KHz and Real Time Clocks” focused in semiconductor timing: 32 KHz and Real Time Clocks (RTC’s). This second in a series of CS &A LLC research studies provides a deep dive into both 32 KHz references and Real Time Clocks (RTC’s).  Last year we offered the first in the series; Semiconductor Timing Opportunities in Communications Infrastructure and Back Haul, with this second release geared specifically toward Time of Day generation and tracking. Read More

Connector Industry Report

2014 Connector Industry Forecast provides an in-depth, and detailed forecast of the worldwide connector industry. In addition to the detailed forecasts for each region of the world (North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia Pacific, and ROW), an industry overview is included which provides current market trends, industry book-to-bill ratios, and outlook narrative.  Read More

Passenger Car Sensors Market Estimated to Reach $146.5 Billion by 2019

Considering the driving efficiency, stringent emission norms, safety and comfort factors, passenger car sensors have been an integral part playing a vital role in the vehicle. These advancements include tire pressure monitoring systems, occupant detection, electronic stability control, heating and ventilation air conditioning, advanced driver assistance systems and others. The growing demand has led to the growth of this market which in turn is responsible for technological advancements in this area. Sensors are used from engine to exhaust system of the vehicle. Majorly, sensors are used in Powertrain/Drivetrain, chassis, and body control where they monitor temperature, pressure, voltages/currents, vacuum, and other such parameters. Read More