Global Flexible and Printed Sensors Market Analysis

Printed and Flexible Sensors - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Jan 18, 2018, 194 Pages
US$4,500.00
GIA-MCP7074

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Printed and Flexible Sensors in US$. The Global market is further analyzed by the following Printed and Flexible Sensor Types Biosensors, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 46 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Fujifilm Holdings Corporation
GSI Technologies LLC
Integrated Device Technology, Inc.
Interlink Electronics, Inc.
ISORG
KWJ Engineering, Inc.

Printed and Flexible Sensors - Global Strategic Business Report
TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Sensors Industry: An Introductory Prelude                         II-1
       Key Statistical Findings                                         II-2
        Table 1: World Market for Sensors (2017): Percentage
        Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Product Type (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-2

        Table 2: World Sensors Market by End-Use Segment (2016 &
        2020): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile
        Applications, Process & Manufacturing Industries, Machine
        Tools & General Machinery, HVAC & Building Control, Office
        Automation & Communication and Other Markets (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-3
      Printing Technology Comes of Age in Sensor Manufacturing          II-3
      Printed Flexible Sensors - A Market Round Up                      II-4
      Outlook                                                           II-6
       Emerging Applications for Different Segments                     II-6
      Developed Regions Dominate the Market, While Developing
       Nations to Turbo Charge Growth in Coming Years                   II-6
       Table 3: Global Printed and Flexible Sensors Market (2018):
       Market Shares of Developed Regions/Countries (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-7

       Table 4: Growth of Developing Countries Vis-à-Vis Developed
       Countries in Printed and Flexible Sensors Market: CAGR over
       the Period 2016-2024 for China, Russia, UK, Germany, Japan,
       France, US, Italy, Spain and Canada (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-7
      Competition                                                       II-8

  2. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS, DRIVERS & CHALLENGES                            II-9
      Sensors and Printed Electronics                                   II-9
      Potential of Printed and Flexible Electronics                     II-9
      Key Unmet Demands of Silicon Sensors to Drive Business Case
       for Printed Sensors                                              II-10
      Fall in Production Costs Reduces Prices of Printed Sensors
       Further- Helps Boost their Adoption                              II-10
      Printed Biosensors - The Dominant Segment                         II-10
       Table 5: Global Printed Biosensors Market (2017E): Percentage
       Breakdown of Revenue by Application Area - Blood Glucose
       Strips & Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)             II-11
       Factors Driving Growth within Biosensors Market                  II-12
        Wearable Biosensors Trends                                      II-12
       Rising Number of Diabetic Patients Across the Globe & Growing
        Demand for Blood Glucose Strips to Boost Demand for Printed & 
         Flexible Biosensors                                            II-13
        Table 6: Global Diabetes Mellitus Incidence Among Ages 20-79
        (2014E & 2035P): Prevalence (in Millions) and Percentage
        Share by Geographic Region (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-14

        Table 7: Percentage Increase in DM Incidence Among Ages
        20-79 Worldwide by Geographic Region: 2013-2035 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-15

        Table 8: Top Ten Countries Worldwide with the Highest Number
        of People (in the Age Group 20-79 Years) with DM (in
        Millions): 2014E & 2035P (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-16
      Molecular Diagnostics Devices to Boost Market for Point-of-
       care Biosensors                                                  II-17
      Automotive Biosensors Industry Trends                             II-17
      Printed Piezoresistive Sensors - Following Biosensors Towards
       Maturity                                                         II-17
      Printed & Flexible Temperature Sensors - A Market Laden with
       Tremendous Growth Opportunities                                  II-17
       Temperature Sensors Market Driven by Key End-Use Industries      II-18
       Automotive Temperature Sensors Market                            II-19
      Printed Humidity Sensors & Photodetectors to Gain Massive
       Traction in Coming Years                                         II-20
      Gas Sensors                                                       II-20
       Resolution of Technical Challenges Critical for Market Growth    II-21
      Hybrid CMOS Sensors Rise in Popularity                            II-22
      Printed & Flexible Sensors Gain From Growing Focus of
       Electronic Manufacturers on Printed Electronics                  II-22
      A Look into Some of the Key End-Use Markets for Printed &
       Flexible Sensors                                                 II-23
       Strong Commercial Prospects for Printed & Flexible Sensors in
        the Healthcare Sector                                           II-23
        Strong R&D Activity & Product Development Efforts in
         Healthcare Sector to Expand the Use of Printed & Flexible
          Sensors                                                       II-23
        Demand for Smart Healthcare Systems Spurs Adoption of
         Multimodal Flexible Sensors                                    II-24
        Flexible & Printed Sensors in Mobile Health - An Emerging
         Opportunity                                                    II-24
        Spiraling Demand for Wireless Health and Fitness Monitoring
         Devices Benefit Market Growth                                  II-24
        Wearable Medical Devices to See Increased Use of Printed &
         Flexible Sensors in the Coming Years                           II-25
       Growing Demand from Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry  II-25
        Table 9: Global Market for Consumer Electronics (2015 &
        2017): Percentage Breakdown of Revenue by Region for North
        America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and Rest of
        World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      II-26
        Widespread Adoption of Touch Screen Displays for Electronic
         Devices Drive Demand for Printed Sensors                       II-27
         Table 10: World Smartphones Market by Region/Country (2015 & 
         2020): Breakdown of Annual Shipments (Thousand Units) for
         Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Canada, Europe, Middle
         East, US, and Latin America (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                    II-28

         Table 11: Global Touch Screen Market by Application (2017 &
         2024): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Mobile Phones,
         Tablets/Phablets and Others (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   II-29

         Table 12: Global Market for Notebooks by Touch
         Proliferation (2014, 2016, & 2018E) (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   II-29
       Printed Sensors Gaining Prominence for Inventory & Smart
        Packaging Solutions                                             II-30
       Printed Flexible RFID Label with CMOS Temperature and
        Humidity Sensors                                                II-30
       Expanding End-Use Possibilities Augurs Well for the Printed
        and Flexible Sensors Market                                     II-30
      Expanding IoT Ecosystem to Promote Growth in Printed Sensors      II-30
       Table 13: World IoT Semiconductors Market by Function (2015,
       2018, & 2020): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
       Communications, Processing, and Sensing (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-32

       Table 14: World IoT Spending by Technology (2015 & 2017E) -
       Percentage Breakdown of Spendings for Services, Security,
       Applications & Analytics, and Other Markets for Years 2015 &
       2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                        II-32
      Screen Printed Electrochemical Sensors Drive Opportunities        II-33
       Applications of Screen Printed Electrochemical Sensors           II-33
        Detection of Heavy Metals                                       II-33
        Detection of Gas Pollutants                                     II-33
        Detection of Organic Compounds                                  II-34
        Water Quality Tests                                             II-34
      Use of Screen Printed Technology for the Development of
       Printed Temperature Sensors                                      II-35

  3. TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS                                             II-36
      Innovations/Advancements in Printed & Flexible Sensors
       Spearhead Growth                                                 II-36
       Growing Usage of Flexible sensors in Several Applications        II-36
       Affordable and Sleek Flexible Microcircuits                      II-37
       Integrating Smart Sensor Parts on the Chip                       II-37
       Flexible Multi-Touch Printed Sensors                             II-37
       Super Flexible Sensors All Set To Transform Prosthetics and
        Robotics                                                        II-38
       Carbon Nano-buds: A Potent Material for Flexible Touch Sensors   II-38
       Insignia Technologies Develop Printed Temperature Monitoring
        Sensor                                                          II-38
       Flexible Digital X-Ray Technology for Remote Diagnostic & X-
        Ray Imaging Applications                                        II-39
       Screen-Printed Biosensors in Microbiology                        II-39
       Screen Printed Biosensors to Detect Nitrate in Drinking Water    II-39
       Use of Advanced and Innovative Technology in Printed Electronics II-39
        Carbon Nanotubes Stamp                                          II-40
        Laser Processing Technology                                     II-40
        Microparticles Magnetic Ink                                     II-40
       Other Recent Innovations/Advancements in the Printed and
        Flexible Sensors                                                II-41
       Challenges                                                       II-41

  4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-42
      Printing Technology for Sensor Manufacturing - An Introduction    II-42
      Printed & Flexible Sensors - An Introduction                      II-42
      Flexible Sensors                                                  II-42
       Types of Flexible Sensors                                        II-42
      Technologies Used for Producing Printed & Flexible Sensors        II-43
       Screen Printing                                                  II-43
       Inkjet Printing                                                  II-43
       Gravure Printing                                                 II-43
       Flexography                                                      II-43
      Printed & Flexible Sensors by Type                                II-44
       Biosensors                                                       II-44
       Others                                                           II-44
        Temperature Sensors                                             II-44
        Types of Temperature Sensors                                    II-44
        Photo-detector                                                  II-44
        Piezoresistive Sensor                                           II-44
        Capacitive Sensing                                              II-45
        Piezoelectric Sensor                                            II-45
        Humidity Sensors                                                II-45
        Gas sensors                                                     II-45

  5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES                                     II-46
      Sensirion Unveils STS35 Temperature Sensor                        II-46
      Emanate Wireless Introduces AI-based Temperature Sensors          II-46
      Molex Unveils Soligi Circuits and Sensors                         II-46
      FlexEnable & ISORG Unveil 500 DPI Image Resolution Flexible
       Fingerprint Sensor                                               II-46
      Vital Connect Introduces VitalPatch Biosensor                     II-46
      Atmel Rolls Out Novel Range of ARM Cortex-M0+-based MCUs          II-47
      Identiv Introduces uTrust Sense Sensor                            II-47
      Thinfilm Introduces OpenSense Printed NFC Sensor Tag for Bottles  II-47
      Vishay Intertechnology Introduces Innovative Sensor with
       Filtron™ Technology                                              II-47
      American Semiconductor Launches FleXform-ADC™ Flexible Hybrid
       Development Kit                                                  II-47
      Toshiba Introduces T4KB3 13 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor           II-47
      Toshiba Introduces T4KA3 8 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor            II-47
      Carlo Gavazzi Unveils UA30CAD60 Series of New Long Range
       Ultrasonic Sensors                                               II-48
      STMicroelectronics Introduces Innovative Thin-Film
       Piezoelectric MEMS Technology                                    II-48
      Samsung Unveils SIMBAND Flexible Platform for Wearable Health
       Sensors                                                          II-48
      On Semiconductor Rolls Out AR0230CS Image Sensor                  II-48
      Toshiba Unveils T4KA7 20 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor              II-48
      On Semiconductor Unveils Python CMOS Image Sensor                 II-48
      Toshiba Introduces TCM3211PB VGA CMOS Image Sensor                II-48
      Murata Develops New Capacitive Type MEMS Pressure Sensor          II-48

  6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-49
      Nissha Buys Printed Electronics Business of GSI Technologies      II-49
      IDT Takes Over Synkera Technologies                               II-49
      R&D CORE Partners with Plastic Logic for Fully Flexible Touch
       Screen Sensor Technology                                         II-49
      Microchip Partners with Xymox Technologies                        II-49
      Bemis Extends Partnership with Thinfilm                           II-49
      PakSense Inks an Agreement with Thin Film to Provide Printed
       Temperature Sensors                                              II-49

  7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS                                     II-50
      Fujifilm Holdings Corporation (Japan)                             II-50
      GSI Technologies LLC (USA)                                        II-50
      Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (USA)                          II-50
      Interlink Electronics, Inc. (USA)                                 II-51
      ISORG (France)                                                    II-51
      KWJ Engineering, Inc. (USA)                                       II-51
      Peratech Holdco Limited (UK)                                      II-51
      PST Sensors (pty) Ltd (South Africa)                              II-52
      Tekscan, Inc. (USA)                                               II-52
      Thin Film Electronics ASA (Norway)                                II-53
      T+Ink, Inc. (USA)                                                 II-53

  8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-54
      Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Printed and Flexible Sensors by Geographic Region/Country -
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and
      Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-54

      Table 16: World Historic Review for Printed and Flexible
      Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-55

      Table 17: World 14-Year Perspective for Printed and Flexible
      Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of
      Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
      Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-56

      Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Printed and Flexible Sensors by Segment - Biosensors and
      Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
      Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-57

      Table 19: World Historic Review for Printed and Flexible
      Sensors by Segment - Biosensors and Others Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-58

      Table 20: World 14-Year Perspective for Printed and Flexible
      Sensors by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Sales for
      Biosensors and Others Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-59


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Outlook                                                         III-1
        Well Established Healthcare & Medical Devices Industry
         Drives Massive Demand for Printed & Flexible Sensors in the
          Healthcare Market                                             III-1
        Improving Industrial Activity Bodes Well for Printed &
         Flexible Sensors                                               III-1
        Product Launches                                                III-2
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-3
        Key Players                                                     III-4
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-6
        Table 21: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-6

        Table 22: US Historic Review for Printed and Flexible
        Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-7

  2. CANADA                                                             III-8
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-8
        Outlook                                                         III-8
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-8
        Table 23: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-8

        Table 24: Canadian Historic Review for Printed and Flexible
        Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-9

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-10
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-10
        Outlook                                                         III-10
        Japanese Sensors Market                                         III-10
        Product Launches                                                III-10
        Fujifilm Holdings Corporation - A Key Player                    III-11
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-12
        Table 25: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-12

        Table 26: Japanese Historic Review For Printed and Flexible
        Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-13

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-14
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-14
        Outlook                                                         III-14
        Europe Emerging As the Core Market for Printed Sensor
         Technology                                                     III-14
        Government Funding: A Key Growth Driver                         III-14
        Strong European Expertise in Technology Drives Growth           III-15
        Exploring Cosmological Avenues                                  III-16
        Product Launches                                                III-16
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-17
        Key Players                                                     III-17
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-19
        Table 27: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Printed and Flexible Sensors by Geographic
        Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
        and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through
        2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-19

        Table 28: European Historic Review for Printed and Flexible
        Sensors by Geographic Region/ Country - France, Germany,
        Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-20

        Table 29: European 14-Year Perspective for Printed and
        Flexible Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage
        Breakdown of Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
        Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and
        2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-21

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-22
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-22
        Outlook                                                         III-22
        Asia-Pacific - Fastest Growing Sensors Market Worldwide         III-22
        Role of Government and Regulatory Authorities in
         Strengthening Sensors Market in the Region                     III-22
        Product Launch                                                  III-23
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-23
        Table 30: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors by Geographic
        Region/Country - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-23

        Table 31: Asia-Pacific Historic Review For Printed and
        Flexible Sensors by Geographic Region/ Country - China and
        Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through
        2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-24

        Table 32: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Printed and
        Flexible Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage
        Breakdown of Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-25

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-26
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-26
        Outlook                                                         III-26
        Despite Slowdown in Economy, China Continues to Remain Major
         Market for Printed & Flexible Sensors                          III-26
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-27
        Table 33: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-27

        Table 34: Chinese Historic Review for Printed and Flexible
        Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-28

  5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-29
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-29
        Outlook                                                         III-29
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-29
        Table 35: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through
        2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-29

        Table 36: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Printed
        and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-30

  6. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-31
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-31
        Outlook                                                         III-31
        PST Sensors (pty) Ltd - A South African Key Player              III-31
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-32
        Table 37: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through
        2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-32

        Table 38: Rest of World Historic Review for Printed and
        Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-33


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 46 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 47)

     The United States (25)
     Canada (1)
     Japan (5)
     Europe (14)
     - France (2)
     - Germany (2)
     - The United Kingdom (4)
     - Spain (1)
     - Rest of Europe (5)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (1)
     Africa (1)
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