Global Printed and Flexible Sensor Industry

Jan 19, 2016, 15:36 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Printed and Flexible Sensors in US$ Million. The Global market is further analyzed by the following Segments: 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 2014 through 2020. Also, a four-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 40 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Fujifilm Holding Corporation
GSI Technology, LLC
ISORG
KWJ Engineering Inc.
Peratech Holdco Limited



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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: Global Sensors Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Sensor Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-2

Table 2: World Market for Sensors by End-Use Segment (2014, 2016, 2018 & 2020): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile Applications, HVAC & Building Control, Machine Tools & General Machinery, Office Automation & Communication, Process & Manufacturing Industries, and Others 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-5 Outlook.............. 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 (2015E): 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 2014-2020 for China, Russia, UK, Germany, Japan, France, US, Italy, Spain and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-7 Competition.............. II-7

2. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS, DRIVERS & CHALLENGES II-9 Key Unmet Demands of Silicon Sensors to Drive Business Case for Printed Sensors..............II-9 Fall in Production Costs Reduces Prices of Printed Sensors Further- Helps Boost their Adoption II-9 Printed Biosensors - The Dominant Segment II-9 Table 5: Global Printed Biosensors Market (2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Application Area - Blood Glucose Strips & Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10 Rising Number of Diabetic Patients Across the Globe & Growing Demand for Blood Glucose Strips to Boost Demand for Printed & Flexible Biosensors..............II-10 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-12

Table 7: Percentage Increase in DM Incidence among Ages 20-79 Worldwide by Geographic Region: 2013-2035 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-12

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-13 Printed Piezoresistive Sensors - Following Biosensors Towards Maturity.............. II-13 Printed & Flexible Temperature Sensors - A Market Laden with Tremendous Growth Opportunities II-14 Printed Humidity Sensors & Photodetectors to Gain Massive Traction in Coming Years..............II-14 Hybrid CMOS Sensors Rise in Popularity II-15 Printed & Flexible Sensors Gain From Growing Focus of Electronic Manufacturers on Printed Electronics II-15 A Look into Some of the Key End-Use Markets for Printed & Flexible Sensors.............. II-16 Strong Commercial Prospects for Printed & Flexible Sensors in the Healthcare Sector..............II-16 Strong R&D Activity & Product Development Efforts in Healthcare Sector to Expand the Use of Printed & Flexible Sensors.............. II-16 Demand for Smart Healthcare Systems Spurs Adoption of Multimodal Flexible Sensors II-17 Flexible & Printed Sensors in Mobile Health - An Emerging Opportunity.............. II-17 Spiraling Demand for Wireless Health and Fitness Monitoring Devices Benefit Market Growth II-18 Wearable Medical Devices to See Increased Use of Printed & Flexible Sensors in the Coming Years II-18 Growing Demand from Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry II-18 Table 9: Global Market for Consumer Electronics by Region/Country (2012 & 2015): Breakdown of Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Canada, Europe, Middle East, US, and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-19 Widespread Adoption of Touch Screen Displays for Electronic Devices Drive Demand for Printed Sensors II-19 Table 10: World Smartphones Market by Region/Country (2015 & 2020): Breakdown of Annual Shipments (thousand units) for Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Canada, Europe, Middle East, US, and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-21

Table 11: World Tablet PCs Market: Breakdown of Annual Volume Sales (in Million Units) for the Years 2013 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 12: World All-in-One PC Shipments for 2013, 2014 and 2015 in Million Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 13: World Shipments of Touchscreen Devices by Type (2013, 2014 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipment for All-in-one PCs, Feature Phones, Monitors, Notebook PCs, Smartphones, Tablet PCs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-22

Table 14: Global Market for Notebooks by Touch Proliferation (2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-23 Printed Sensors Gaining Prominence for Inventory & Smart Packaging Solutions..............II-23 Printed Flexible RFID Label with CMOS Temperature and Humidity Sensors..............II-23 Expanding End-Use Possibilities Augurs Well for the Printed and Flexible Sensors Market..............II-24 Expanding IoT Ecosystem to Promote Growth in Printed Sensors II-24 Table 15: World IoT Semiconductors Market by Function (2015, 2018, & 2020): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Communications, Processing, and Sensing (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-25

Table 16: World Market for IoT Technology by End-use Sector (2013 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Cumulative No. of Connected Devices for Automotive, Consumer, and Industrial/Business Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-26 Screen Printed Electrochemical Sensors Drive Opportunities II-26 Applications of Screen Printed Electrochemical Sensors II-26 Detection of Heavy Metals..............II-27 Detection of Gas Pollutants..............II-27 Detection of Organic Compounds II-27 Water Quality Tests..............II-28 Use of Screen Printed Technology for the Development of Printed Temperature Sensors..............II-29 Innovations/Advancements in Printed & Flexible Sensors Spearhead Growth.............. II-29 Flexible Multi-Touch Printed Sensors II-29 Super Flexible Sensors All Set To Transform Prosthetics and Robotics.............. II-29 Carbon Nano-buds: A Potent Material for Flexible Touch Sensors II-30 Insignia Technologies Develop Printed Temperature Monitoring Sensor.............. II-30 Flexible Digital X-Ray Technology for Remote Diagnostic & X-Ray Imaging Applications..............II-30 Screen-Printed Biosensors in Microbiology II-31 Screen Printed Biosensors to Detect Nitrate in Drinking Water II-31 Other Recent Innovations/Advancements in the Printed and Flexible Sensors..............II-31

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW.............. II-32 Printing Technology for Sensor Manufacturing - An Introduction II-32 Printed & Flexible Sensors - An Introduction II-32 Flexible Sensors.............. II-32 Types of Flexible Sensors..............II-32 Technologies Used for Producing Printed & Flexible Sensors II-33 Screen Printing.............. II-33 Inkjet Printing.............. II-33 Gravure Printing.............. II-33 Flexography.............. II-33 Printed & Flexible Sensors by Type II-34 Biosensors.............. II-34 Others.............. II-34 Temperature Sensors..............II-34 Types of Temperature Sensors II-34 Photo-detector.............. II-34 Piezoresistive Sensor..............II-34 Capacitive Sensing..............II-35 Piezoelectric Sensor..............II-35 Humidity Sensors..............II-35 Gas sensors.............. II-35

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES..............II-36 Atmel Rolls Out Novel Range of ARM Cortex-M0+-based MCUs II-36 Identiv Introduces uTrust Sense Sensor II-36 Thinfilm Introduces OpenSense Printed NFC Sensor Tag for Bottles II-36 Vishay Intertechnology Introduces Innovative Sensor with Filtron™ Technology..............II-36 American Semiconductor Launches FleXform-ADC™ Flexible Hybrid Development Kit.............. II-36 Toshiba Introduces T4KB3 13 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor II-36 Toshiba Introduces T4KA3 8 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor II-36 Carlo Gavazzi Unveils UA30CAD60 Series of New Long Range Ultrasonic Sensors.............. II-37 STMicroelectronics Introduces Innovative Thin-Film Piezoelectric MEMS Technology II-37 Samsung Unveils SIMBAND Flexible Platform for Wearable Health Sensors.............. II-37 On Semiconductor Rolls Out AR0230CS Image Sensor II-37 Toshiba Unveils T4KA7 20 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor II-37 On Semiconductor Unveils Python CMOS Image Sensor II-37 Toshiba Introduces TCM3211PB VGA CMOS Image Sensor II-37 Murata Develops New Capacitive Type MEMS Pressure Sensor II-37

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-38 R&D CORE Partners with Plastic Logic for Fully Flexible Touch Screen Sensor Technology..............II-38 Microchip Partners with Xymox Technologies II-38 Bemis Extends Partnership with Thinfilm II-38 PakSense Inks an Agreement with Thin Film to Provide Printed Temperature Sensors..............II-38 MGI to Acquire CERADROP..............II-38

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS..............II-39 Fujifilm Holding Corporation (Japan) II-39 GSI Technology, LLC (US)..............II-39 Interlink Electronics, Inc. (US) II-39 ISORG (France).............. II-39 KWJ Engineering Inc. (US)..............II-40 Peratech Holdco Limited (UK)..............II-40 PST Sensors (South Africa)..............II-40 Synkera Technologies, Inc. (US)..............II-41 Tekscan (US).............. II-41 Thin Film Electronics ASA (Norway) II-41 T+Ink, Inc. (US).............. II-41

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE..............II-42 Table 17: 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 Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 18: 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 Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-43

Table 19: World 11-Year Perspective for Printed and Flexible Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2010, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors by Segment - Biosensors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-45

Table 21: World Historic Review for Printed and Flexible Sensors by Segment - Biosensors and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-46

Table 22: World 11-Year Perspective for Printed and Flexible Sensors by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Biosensors and Others Markets for Years 2010, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

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 Corporate Development..............III-3 Key Players.............. III-3 B.Market Analytics..............III-5 Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-5

Table 24: US Historic Review for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-6

2. CANADA.............. III-7 A.Market Analysis.............. III-7 Outlook.............. III-7 B.Market Analytics..............III-7 Table 25: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 26: Canadian Historic Review for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-8

3. JAPAN.............. III-9 A.Market Analysis.............. III-9 Outlook.............. III-9 Japanese Sensors Market..............III-9 Product Launches..............III-9 Fujifilm Holding Corporation - A Key Player III-10 B.Market Analytics..............III-11 Table 27: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 28: Japanese Historic Review for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-12

4. EUROPE.............. III-13 A.Market Analysis.............. III-13 Outlook.............. III-13 Europe Emerging As the Core Market for Printed Sensor Technology.............. III-13 Government Funding: A Key Growth Driver III-13 Strong European Expertise in Technology Drives Growth III-14 Exploring Cosmological Avenues III-15 Product Launches..............III-15 Strategic Corporate Developments III-15 Key Players.............. III-16 B.Market Analytics..............III-18 Table 29: 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 Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 30: 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 Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-19

Table 31: European 11-Year Perspective for Printed and Flexible Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2010, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

5. ASIA-PACIFIC.............. III-21 A.Market Analysis.............. III-21 Outlook.............. III-21 Asia-Pacific - Fastest Growing Sensors Market Worldwide III-21 Role of Government and Regulatory Authorities in Strengthening Sensors Market in the Region III-21 Product Launch.............. III-22 B.Market Analytics..............III-22 Table 32: 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 Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-22

Table 33: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Printed and Flexible Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 34: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for Printed and Flexible Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2010, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-24

5a. CHINA.............. III-25 A.Market Analysis.............. III-25 Outlook.............. III-25 Despite Recent Slowdown in Economy, China Continues to Remain Major Market for Printed & Flexible Sensors III-25 B.Market Analytics..............III-26 Table 35: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-26

Table 36: Chinese Historic Review for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-27

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC..............III-28 A.Market Analysis.............. III-28 Outlook.............. III-28 B.Market Analytics..............III-28 Table 37: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 38: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-29

6. REST OF WORLD.............. III-30 A.Market Analysis.............. III-30 Outlook.............. III-30 PST Sensors - A South African Key Player III-30 B.Market Analytics..............III-31 Table 39: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 40: Rest of World Historic Review for Printed and Flexible Sensors Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-32

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 40

The United States (18) Canada (1) Japan (6) Europe (13) - France (2) - Germany (2) - The United Kingdom (4) - Italy (1) - Spain (1) - Rest of Europe (3) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (1) Africa (1)
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