Emerging Sensor and Control Solutions to Prove Disruptive Across Sectors

Convergence of sensors with information and communication technologies will spawn next-generation products and services, says Frost & Sullivan

04 Nov, 2015, 08:17 ET from Frost & Sullivan

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With numerous advancements, sensor technologies are poised to significantly impact several industries including consumer electronics, healthcare, utilities and manufacturing. Sensor manufacturers are particularly aligning developments to benefit emerging fields such as wearables, drones, self-powered devices and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan, 2015 Top Technologies in Sensors & Control (http://www.frost.com/d675), finds that self-powered smart sensors with automatic information transfer systems will be vital enablers for IoT. Innovations in printed sensors, energy harvesting, biosensors and machine-to-machine communication will contribute to state-of-the-art wearable devices. The study also covers optoelectronic sensors, drones, 3D image sensors, sensor fusion and touchless sensing.

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"Accuracy of sensors and integrating information from multiple sensors to provide holistic sensing act as key enablers for exploring new applications," said Frost & Sullivan TechVision Senior Research Analyst Sumit Kumar Pal. "The advent of flexible sensors will further push sensor solutions to break new application frontiers."

Sensor convergence, especially with technologies from the information and communication sector, will give birth to next-generation products and services. Substantial opportunities for convergence lie with energy harvesting, bendable and wearable electronics, wireless connectivity and cloud analytics.

However, the long-term proliferation of sensor technologies rests chiefly on the quality of customer experience in the initial stages. Certain solutions such as drones and biosensors will have to overcome regulatory hurdles before achieving large-scale penetration.

"Governments must devise regulations that allow the use of emerging technologies without obstructing the operation of current infrastructure and critical services," urged Pal. "Such favorable changes will propel sensor and control technologies to the forefront of innovation and strengthen their potential to disrupt existing technologies across industries."

2015 Top Technologies in Sensors & Control, a part of the TechVision (http://ww2.frost.com/research/technology/sensors-control) subscription, dives deep into each top sensor technology, analyzing various dimensions such as innovation ecosystem, drivers and challenges, technology roadmap and opportunities, funding trends, patent analysis, and market potential. This study comprehensively covers technology analysis and industry trends evaluated following extensive interviews with market participants.

Frost & Sullivan's global TechVision practice is focused on innovation, disruption and convergence that provides a variety of technology based alerts, newsletters and research services as well as growth consulting services. Its premier offering, the TechVision program, identifies and evaluates the most valuable emerging and disruptive technologies enabling products with near-term potential. A unique feature of the TechVision program is an annual selection of 50 technologies that can generate convergence scenarios, possibly disrupt the innovation landscape, and drive transformational growth. View a summary of our TechVision program by clicking on the following link: http://ifrost.frost.com/TechVision_Demo.

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