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Global Printed and Flexible Sensors 2013 Report: Forecasts, Players, Opportunities

DUBLIN, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b4q75z/printed_and) has announced the addition of the "Printed and Flexible Sensors 2012-2022: Forecasts, Players, Opportunities" report to their offering.

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The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of printed and flexible sensors will be 22.1% over the next ten years.

In the main, printed and flexible sensors are creating new markets using their unique advantages of flexibility, area and functionality. They also offer cost improvements over some conventional sensors, although that is not the main selling point. This report studies the technologies and the current and emerging markets, providing detailed ten year forecasts for biomedical, temperature, gas, strain, pressure, imaging and other types of sensors.

Printed and flexible sensors represent the latest in the development of devices that extend the humanoid's primary sensory abilities, giving specific exploratory insight into the properties we wish to identify, quantify and qualify. It is a technology that is surprisingly under-resourced given the enormous market opportunity and demand. These sensors are rarely standalone devices, and are integral parts of the "New Electronics" revolution, that will enhance our comfort while measuring gases in automobiles, measure our temperatures while detecting toxins on our skins.

Printed and flexible sensors offer distinct advantages and potential advantages over non-printed sensors, such as being lower cost to the point of being disposable, thin, lower and conformal profiled, flexible, large area, and the exciting possibility of creating devices on a variety of substrates each shaped and individually tailored to operate uniquely. They are making complex healthcare examinations faster and cheaper to do, adding intelligence to packaging, toys, industrial processes and much more. In the main, they will create new markets, going where conventional sensors cannot go. This report studies all these opportunities.

This report provides ten year forecasts for the growth of printed and flexible sensors, by sensor type and application. It provides a detailed look at the latest technical work, with company and university profiles, case studies of applications so far, and emerging opportunities.

It studies the following types of sensors:

- Defence and security
- Force
- Humidity
- Photo/light/imaging
- Pressure
- Biochemical
- Physical
- Radio frequency and network sensors
- Strain, stress and shear
- Tactile
- Temperature
- Touch


Key Topics Covered:

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. PRINTED SENSORS MARKETS

3. PRINTED PHYSICAL SENSORS

4. PRINTED STRAIN SENSORS

5. TACTILE SENSORS AND TOUCH SCREENS

6. PRINTED TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY SENSORS

7. PRINTED AND FLEXIBLE PHOTO SENSORS

8. PRINTED RADIO FREQUENCY AND NETWORK SENSORS

9. PRINTED BIOCHEMICAL SENSORS

10. DEFENCE AND SECURITY SENSORS

11. POWERING PRINTED SENSORS: ENERGY HARVESTING

12. BIBLOGRAPHY


For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b4q75z/printed_and

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: +1-646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Computing and Technology


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