Global Markets and Technologies for Wireless Sensors

Wireless Sensors: Technologies and Global Markets

BCC, Date of Publication: Sep 7, 2016, 190 Pages
US$5,550.00
GB-IAS019C

The global market for wireless sensor devices will grow from nearly $2.4 billion in 2016 to nearly $7.7 billion by 2021 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.7% for the period of 2016-2021.

This report provides:

  • An overview of the global markets for wireless sensors and related applications of this technology.
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015, 2016, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2021.
  • Information on parameters that can be measured by wireless sensor devices including temperature, pressure level, flow, chemical composition, biological characteristics, motion and position, surveillance and image, and humidity.
  • Analyses of end vertical applications including industrial installations, ecology and agriculture, logistics and transport, defense and surveillance, medicine, residential, automation, and energy management.
  • Detailed coverage of technologies involved in the field including Bluetooth, radio frequency (RF) identification (RFID), Wi-Fi + IPv6 over low-power, wireless PANs (6LoWPAN), ZigBee + RF for consumer electronics (RF4CE), domain-specific as well as proprietary technologies.
  • Company profiles of major players in the industry.

 

SAMPLE FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)

Wireless Sensors: Technologies and Global Markets

 

SCOPE OF THE REPORT

This report presents the forecast for wireless sensor devices for 2016 through 2021 based on estimated volume and manufacturers’ total revenues. These forecasts are further broken down by the various parameters that can be measured by the sensors, end applications and region.

The report covers the following parameters that can be measured by wireless sensor devices:

  • Temperature.
  • Pressure.
  • Level.
  • Flow.
  • Chemical composition.
  • Biological characteristics.
  • Motion and position.
  • Surveillance and image.
  • Humidity.

The end-vertical application breakdown includes:

  • Industrial installations.
  • Energy infrastructure.
  • Ecology and agriculture.
  • Logistics and transport.
  • Defense and surveillance.
  • Medicine.
  • Home automation and other indoor applications.

The regional breakdown focuses on:

  • Americas.
  • Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
  • Asia-Pacific region (APAC).

Covered wireless technologies and standards include:

  • Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart.
  • RFID (e.g., NFC).
  • Wi-Fi and 6LoWPAN.
  • ZigBEE and RF4CE.
  • Other 802.15.4-based technologies (e.g., EnOcean, Z-Wave, WirelessHART, ISA100.11a).

The Executive Summary chapter provides an end-application domain-wise breakdown of the dollar sales of wireless sensor devices.

The Overview chapter deals with the fundamentals of sensors and introduces the various measurable parameters. It also covers the major technological and business challenges confronting the wireless sensor domain and introduces the concepts of energy harvesting. The chapter familiarizes the reader with the leading wireless PAN and LAN technologies and standards.

The Global Markets chapter deals exclusively with quantitative forecasts with a special focus on the application of sensors. After providing a broad breakdown of the global market for wireless sensors, this section provides an overview of the astonishing body of use cases for wireless sensors and gives a detailed breakdown of the sensor market along these domains. The chapter also includes a wireless-technology-specific analysis of the wireless sensor market.

The Major Players chapter covers the extremely well-populated landscape of the wireless sensor industry. It identifies and explains the major stakeholder categories and then analyzes the initiatives undertaken by key companies.

The U.S. Patent Analysis chapter covers innovative activities that impact wireless sensors. Patents are also categorized in terms of application and architecture, as well as timing, assignee countries and assignee organizations.


Wireless Sensors: Technologies and Global Markets
TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

  • STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
  • REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY
  • SCOPE OF THE REPORT
  • INTENDED AUDIENCE
  • METHODOLOGY
  • INFORMATION SOURCES
  • ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
  • DISCLAIMER

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
  • SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)

OVERVIEW

  • FUNDAMENTALS OF SENSORS
  • WIRELESS SENSORS
    • IOT AND WSN
    • MESH NETWORKS
  • INTRODUCTION TO MEASURABLE PARAMETERS
    • TEMPERATURE SENSORS
    • PRESSURE SENSORS
    • LEVEL SENSORS
    • FLOW SENSORS
    • CHEMICAL COMPOSITION SENSORS
    • BIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTIC SENSORS
    • MOTION AND POSITION SENSORS
    • SURVEILLANCE AND IMAGE SENSORS
    • HUMIDITY SENSORS
  • POWER MANAGEMENT IN WIRELESS SENSORS
    • ENERGY HARVESTING
  • WIRELESS WAVEFORMS: THE GENESIS OF MARKET COMPLEXITY
    • 802.15.4
    • BLUETOOTH AND BLUETOOTH SMART
      • Introduction and History
      • Technology and Implementation Overview
      • Bluetooth Smart: The Game Changer
    • RFID
      • Introduction
      • Origins of RFID
      • Technology Overview and Implementation
      • Near-Field Communication: A Special Case of RFID
    • WI-FI, IPV6 OVER LOW-POWER WIRELESS PERSONAL AREA NETWORKS AND THREAD
      • 6LoWPAN
      • Thread
    • ZIGBEE AND RF4CE
      • Technology and Implementation Overview
      • ZigBEE PRO
      • ZigBEE RF4CE
      • ZigBEE IP
      • ZigBEE Smart Energy Standard
    • OTHER 802.15.4-BASED TECHNOLOGIES
      • WirelessHART
        • Legacy
        • Technology
      • ISA100.11a (Wireless Systems for Industrial Automation: Process Control and Related Applications)
        • Technical Facts
        • Interworking
        • EnOcean
        • Unique Selling Proposition
        • Industry Patronage
      • Z-Wave

GLOBAL MARKETS

  • WIRELESS SENSOR MARKET OVERVIEW
    • SHIPMENT VOLUMES
      • TABLE 1 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY VERTICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
    • BREAKDOWN BY WIRELESS STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGIES
      • TABLE 2 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 3 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
    • BREAKDOWN BY MEASURABLE PARAMETERS
      • TABLE 4 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 5 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
    • BREAKDOWN BY REGION
      • TABLE 6 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 7 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
  • END-VERTICAL APPLICATION: INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATIONS
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • TABLE 8 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 9 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 10 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 12 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 13 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
  • END-VERTICAL APPLICATION: ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • TABLE 14 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
  • END-VERTICAL APPLICATION: LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
  • END-VERTICAL APPLICATION: DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 27 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 29 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 31 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
  • MEDICINE
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 33 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 35 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
  • HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • TABLE 38 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 39 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 40 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 41 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 42 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 43 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
  • ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • TABLE 44 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 45 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 46 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 47 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • TABLE 48 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 49 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
  • DEEPER ANALYSIS OF WAVEFORMS AND TECHNOLOGIES
    • BLUETOOTH AND BLUETOOTH SMART
      • TABLE 50 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR BLUETOOTH AND BLUETOOTH SMART-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 51 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR BLUETOOTH AND BLUETOOTH SMART-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • Implications for Wireless Sensor Networks
    • RFID
      • TABLE 52 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR RFID-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 53 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR RFID-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • Implications for Wireless Sensor Networks
    • WI-FI AND 6LOWPAN
      • TABLE 54 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WI-FI AND 6LOWPAN-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 55 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WI-FI AND 6LOWPAN-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • Implications for Wireless Sensor Networks
    • ZIGBEE AND RF4CE
      • TABLE 56 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR ZIGBEE AND RF4CE-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 57 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR ZIGBEE AND RF4CE-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • Implications for Wireless Sensor Networks
    • OTHER 802.15.4-BASED TECHNOLOGIES
      • TABLE 58 GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR OTHER 802.15.4-BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
      • TABLE 59 GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR OTHER 802.15.4-BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS)
      • Implications for Wireless Sensor Networks

MAJOR PLAYERS: CONTRIBUTIONS, STRATEGIES AND OUTLOOK

  • STAKEHOLDER CATEGORIES
    • CONSOLIDATION AND DIVERSIFICATION
    • INTELLETUAL PROPERTY OWNERS
      • Participation Drivers
      • Challenges
    • CHIPSET MAKERS
      • Participation Drivers
      • Challenges
    • ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS AND SOLUTION PROVIDERS
      • Participation Driver
      • Challenges
    • END USERS
      • Participation Drivers
      • Challenges
  • PROFILES OF INFLUENTIAL PLAYERS
    • ABB
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ADAPTIVENERGY
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • APPRION
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ARM MBED
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ARUBA NETWORKS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ATMEL
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • BAE SYSTEMS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • BP
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • CONTROL DATA SYSTEMS SRL
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • CHEVRON
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • CSR
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • CYMBET
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • DIGI
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ECS GROUP (SPINWAVE)
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ELTAV
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • EMERSON
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ENDRESS+HAUSER
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ENOCEAN
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • FLOWSERVE
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • GASTRONICS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • GREENPEAK
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ITRON
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • JASCO
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • KCF
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • LEVITON
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • LINEAR TECHNOLOGY
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • LORD MICROSTRAIN
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • MICROPELT
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • MICROSEMI
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • NIVIS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • NORDIC SEMICONDUCTORS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • NXP
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • PEPPERL+FUCHS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • PERMASENSE
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • PERPETUA POWER SOURCE
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • POWERCAST
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • RENESAS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • SIEMENS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • SIGMA DESIGNS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • SILICON LABS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ST. JUDE MEDICAL
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • TEXAS INSTRUMENTS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • THERMOKON SENSORTECHNIK
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • YOKOGAWA
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis
    • ZENO CONTROLS
      • Wireless Sensor Offerings
      • Prospects and Analysis

U.S. PATENT ANALYSIS

  • INTRODUCTION
  • TRENDS BY CATEGORY
    • ANTENNA, TRANSMISSION, MODULATION AND PHYSICAL LAYER CHARACTERISTICS
    • ARCHITECTURE OF NODES AND OTHER NETWORK ELEMENTS
    • DUTY CYCLE DETERMINATION, COLLISION RESPONSE AND COMMUNICATION TRIGGER
    • END APPLICATION-SPECIFIC INNOVATION
    • MESSAGE STRUCTURE, DATA INTEGRITY, SECURITY AND ERROR MANAGEMENT
    • NETWORK DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE
    • NETWORK OPERATION, PARAMETER ALTERATION AND NODE MANAGEMENT
    • NETWORK TOPOLOGY AND MESSAGE ROUTING
    • NODE POWER MANAGEMENT
      • TABLE 60 U.S. PATENTS RELATED TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS BY CATEGORY, 1976-APRIL 2016
    • TRENDS BY YEAR
      • TABLE 61 U.S. PATENT TRENDS IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, 1976 -APRIL 2016
    • TRENDS BY COUNTRY
      • TABLE 62 U.S. PATENTS RELATED TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS BY COUNTRY, 1976-2016 (%)
    • TRENDS BY ASSIGNEE
      • TABLE 63 U.S. PATENT ASSIGNEES WITH FOUR OR MORE PATENTS RELATED TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, 1976-APRIL 2016
      • TABLE 64 U.S. PATENT ASSINGEES RELATED TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, 1976-APRIL 2016

LIST OF TABLES

SUMMARY TABLE: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 9TABLE 1: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY VERTICAL APPLICATION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 41
TABLE 2: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 43
TABLE 3: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 44
TABLE 4: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 46
TABLE 5: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 47
TABLE 6: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 49
TABLE 7: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 51
TABLE 8: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 53
TABLE 9: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 54
TABLE 10: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 55
TABLE 11: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 56
TABLE 12: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 58
TABLE 13: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 59
TABLE 14: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 60
TABLE 15: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 61
TABLE 16: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 62
TABLE 17: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 64
TABLE 18: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 65
TABLE 19: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ECOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 66
TABLE 20: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 67
TABLE 21: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 68
TABLE 22: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 70
TABLE 23: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 71
TABLE 24: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 73
TABLE 25: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 73
TABLE 26: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 74
TABLE 27: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 76
TABLE 28: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 77
TABLE 29: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 78
TABLE 30: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 80
TABLE 31: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE DEFENSE AND SURVEILLANCE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 81
TABLE 32: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 82
TABLE 33: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 83
TABLE 34: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 84
TABLE 35: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 86
TABLE 36: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 87
TABLE 37: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE MEDICINE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 88
TABLE 38: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 89
TABLE 39: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 90
TABLE 40: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 92
TABLE 41: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 93
TABLE 42: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 95
TABLE 43: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE HOME AUTOMATION AND OTHER INDOOR APPLICATIONS DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 96
TABLE 44: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 97
TABLE 45: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY WIRELESS STANDARD AND/OR TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 98
TABLE 46: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 99
TABLE 47: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY MEASURABLE PARAMETER, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 101
TABLE 48: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 102
TABLE 49: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DOMAIN, BY REGION, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 103
TABLE 50: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR BLUETOOTH AND BLUETOOTH SMART-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 104
TABLE 51: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR BLUETOOTH AND BLUETOOTH SMART-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 105
TABLE 52: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR RFID-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 107
TABLE 53: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR RFID-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 109
TABLE 54: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WI-FI AND 6LOWPAN-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 110
TABLE 55: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR WI-FI AND 6LOWPAN-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 112
TABLE 56: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR ZIGBEE AND RF4CE-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 114
TABLE 57: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR ZIGBEE AND RF4CE-ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 115
TABLE 58: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR OTHER 802.15.4-BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS) 117
TABLE 59: GLOBAL MARKET VOLUME FOR OTHER 802.15.4-BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLIONS OF UNITS) 118
TABLE 60: U.S. PATENTS RELATED TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS BY CATEGORY, 1976-APRIL 2016 184
TABLE 61: U.S. PATENT TRENDS IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, 1976 -APRIL 2016 185
TABLE 62: U.S. PATENTS RELATED TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS BY COUNTRY, 1976-2016 (%) 186
TABLE 63: U.S. PATENT ASSIGNEES WITH FOUR OR MORE PATENTS RELATED TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, 1976-APRIL 2016 188
TABLE 64: U.S. PATENT ASSINGEES RELATED TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, 1976-APRIL 2016 192

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SUMMARY FIGURE: GLOBAL MARKET VALUE FOR WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICES, BY END-VERTICAL APPLICATIONS, 2015-2021 ($ MILLIONS)

 

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