Status : Published Published On : Feb, 2022 Report Code : VRSME9100 Industry : Semiconductor & Electronics Available Format : Page : 300
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Global Magnetic Field Sensor Market – Analysis and Forecast (2021-2027)
Industry Insight by Type (Hall Effect Sensors, Magnetoresistive Sensors (Anisotropic Magnetoresistive (AMR) Sensors, Giant Magnetoresistive (GMR) Sensors, and Tunnel Magnetoresistive (TMR) Sensors), Squid Sensors (High-Temperature Squid and Low-Temperature Squid), Fluxgate Sensors, and Others), by Application (Speed Sensing, Proximity Detection/Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), Position Sensing, Navigation and Electronic Compass, Flow Rate Sensing, and Others), by Range (Low-Field Sensors, Earth Field Sensors, and Bias Magnetic Sensors), by End-User (Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Industrial, Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, and Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI)), and Geography (U.S., Canada, Germany, U.K., France, China, Japan, India, and Rest of the World)

Industry Overview

The global magnetic field sensor market is anticipated to grow from USD 4.6 billion in 2021 to USD 7.1 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast period 2021-2027. A magnetic field sensor is a small-scale microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device that can detect the strength, direction, size, and location of a magnetic field that is applied externally. They're mostly employed for scientific measurement, navigation, and industrial purposes. The rising usage among various applications like homeland security, consumer electronics, healthcare, military & defense will propel the growth of the magnetic field sensor market. Magnetic field sensor provides highly efficient sensing performance, consumes less power, operates in high temperature, durable, which led to the growth of the market. Technological development and increased usage of magnetic field sensors in electric vehicles will provide avenues for growth during the forecast period.

Magnetic Field Sensor Market Highlights

The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted various end-user verticals like automotive, consumer electronics owing to the shutdown of manufacturing facilities during the first quarter of 2020. There was a disruption in the supply chain, lack of raw material, barriers to international trade. However, the mounting trend for remote work culture has led to the adoption of laptops, smartphones, tablets that highly integrates magnetic sensors, creating opportunities for growth in the magnetic field sensor market.

Market Segmentation

Insight by Type

Based on type, the global magnetic field sensor market is divided into hall effect sensors, magnetoresistive sensors, squid sensors, fluxgate sensors, and others. The magnetoresistive sensors are further divided into anisotropic magnetoresistive (AMR) sensors, giant magnetoresistive (GMR) sensors, and tunnel magnetoresistive (TMR) sensors. The squid sensors are further divided into high-temperature squid and low-temperature squid. The hall effect sensors contribute to the largest share in the magnetic field sensor market owing to the increased adoption of hall effect sensors in the automotive and consumer electronics industries. In the automotive industry, they are adopted in ADAS and hybrid and electric vehicles for position and speed measurement. The magnetoresistive sensor is anticipated to have a high CAGR during the forecast period as the cost is reduced gradually will propel the growth of these sensors in several applications. When compared to Hall effect sensors, magnetoresistive sensors have a wider operating range and provide characteristics and functions such as inherently low hysteresis, low power consumption, and excellent linearity for enhanced measurement accuracy.

Insight by Application

Based on application, the global magnetic field sensor market is segmented into speed sensing, proximity detection/non-destructive testing (NDT), position sensing, navigation and electronic compass, flow rate sensing, and others. The speed sensing segment is anticipated to have a high CAGR during the forecast period 2021-2027 owing to the increased demand for precise, compact size, simple design, reliable, and pocket-friendly magnetic speed sensors in the automotive industry. Over the forecast period, the detection/ NDT category is expected to expand at the fastest rate. NDT is mostly deployed in manufacturing buildings and industrial machinery to check defects and structural integrity. Government restrictions, industrial automation, and robotics are just a few of the important reasons propelling the NDT market forward.

Insight by Range

Based on range, the global magnetic field sensors are segregated into less than 1 Microgauss (low-field sensors),1 Microgauss–10 Gauss (earth field sensors), and more than 10 Gauss (bias magnetic sensors). The more than 10 Gauss segment is anticipated to have a high CAGR during the forecast period owing to the rising demand in the automotive industry for driverless cars and green vehicles. Packaging equipment, automation equipment, conveyors, and other applications including motor latches also use bias magnetic sensors in the infrastructural and industrial segments.

Insight by End-User

Based on end-user, the global magnetic field sensor market is categorized into automotive, aerospace & defense, industrial, consumer electronics, healthcare, and banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI). The automotive segment is anticipated to be the largest segment during the forecast period owing to the rising need to integrate safety functions in vehicles and the need to improve communication. Magnetic field sensors are widely utilized in a wide range of safety systems, including Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS), as well as force and torque detection and steering angle sensing. Electronic compasses, also known as E-compasses, are becoming more popular as a result of their capacity to improve user navigation, which is likely to drive market expansion. Also, magnetic sensors are in high demand due to increased demand for electric and hybrid vehicles, as well as the use of more advanced and accurate navigation systems. The increased demand for consumer electronics due to smartphone proliferation will exhibit the fastest growth in the magnetic field sensor market.

Magnetic Field Sensor Market Report Coverage

Report Metric

Details

Historical Period

2015–2020

Base Year Considered

2021

Forecast Period

2021-2027

Market Size in 2021

$4.6 Billion

Revenue Forecast in 2027

$7.1 Billion

Growth Rate

CAGR 7.9%

Segments Covered in the Report

By Type, By Application, By Range, and By End-User

Report Scope

Market Trends, Drivers, and Restraints; Revenue Estimation and Forecast; Segmentation Analysis; Impact of COVID-19; Companies’ Strategic Developments; Market Share Analysis of Key Players; Company Profiling

Regions Covered in the Report

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of the World

 

Industry Dynamics

Industry Trends

The rising demand for IIoT, production of consumer electronics, electric and hybrid vehicles, high-quality sensing devices, and increased adoption of robotics for factory automation due to Industry 4.0 are the key trends in the magnetic field sensor market. Industrial robots, collaborative robots, conveyor systems, and automated assemblies are all used in several industries like oil & gas, food & beverage manufacturing sectors, and they all require a magnetic sensor for the position, speed, and magnetic field sensing applications. The use of a magnetic sensor in conjunction with automated equipment improves object detection and position sensing, enhancing productivity and safety in a variety of industrial operations such as packing, material handling, and pick-and-place applications.

Growth Drivers

Factors attributing to the growth of the magnetic field sensor market include an escalating emphasis of manufacturers to produce 3D magnetic sensors, increasing regulations about energy-efficient systems in automobiles, and rising investment in the magnetic sensor ecosystem. The development of wearable technologies owing to the increased smartphone users and rising demand for health-monitoring devices, extensive application of magnetic influx sensors, penetration of MEMS technology, adoption of magnetic field sensors in environmental monitoring systems and smart buildings, emerging applications in consumer electronics and data centers are major tailwinds pushing the growth of the global magnetic field sensor market.  Magnetic field sensors can offer reliable and accurate information regarding the structural integrity of tunnels, bridges, and dams. They also offer useful monitoring options, such as identifying structural problems before they become an issue. Also, the rising adoption of TMR magnetic sensor technology, implementation to track and navigate systems by transportation and delivery services, development of magnetic sensors in space applications will accelerate the development of the global magnetic field sensor market.

Challenges

The rising demand for low-cost magnetic field sensors, the impact of COVID-19 on the electronics industry, fall in the average selling price of semiconductors and sensors may challenge the growth of the market.

Opportunities

The mounting adoption of magnetic field sensors in medical applications, development of autonomous vehicles, increased manufacturing of electric and hybrid vehicles, and its increased potential in developing economies will create opportunities for growth in the magnetic field sensor market.

Geographic Overview

North America dominates the magnetic field sensor market owing to rising demand for smart devices, the increased demand to detect and provide the remedy of leaks of natural gas, and mounting emphasis to manufacture hybrid vehicles that have magnetic sensors so as to improve performance and offer vehicle and driver safety.

Competitive Insight

The industry players are focusing on continuous R&D activities, novel product launches to have a competitive edge in the magnetic field sensors market. Sensor fabricators and other industry participants should expect significant growth potential as a result of enhanced manufacturing practices and the implementation of TMR technology. The market has been described as being heavily reliant on technology.

Infineon XENSIV™ sensors are exceptionally precise and offer an innovative magnetic sensor portfolio for various customer applications in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. They offer all magnetic sensor technologies with in-house production and customers can choose between Hall sensors, AMR (Anisotropic Magneto Resistive), GMR (Giant Magneto Resistive), or TMR (Tunnel Magneto Resistive) sensors so as to have the best solution for their application.

Temperature sensors, pressure sensors, angle sensors, and current sensors are all available from TDK under the trademarks TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, and Tronics. For intelligent power in electric vehicles and smart grids, precise current sensors are required. Many consumer electronic gadgets, including mobile, wearable, Smart Home, automotive, and industrial equipment, use motion-based devices to detect and track an object's motion in three-dimensional space. MEMS components, such as accelerometers and gyroscopes utilized in navigation, motion tracking, and motion control, as well as optical stabilization, are available from TDK for high-performance motion-sensing requirements.

TDK Corporation will add the Hall-sensors HAR 3900 and HAR 3930* to its Micronas 3D HAL sensor range in September 2021. The products provide stray-field adjusted position detection in automotive and industrial applications and also meet the requirements of ISO 26262.

Allegro MicroSystems, Inc., one of the pioneers in motion control and energy-efficient systems, announced the availability of the A31315 sensor, the newest member of the 3DMAG family of rotary and linear magnetic position sensor ICs for automotive and industrial applications, in May 2021. 3DMAG sensors combine Allegro's acclaimed planar and vertical Hall-effect technologies to monitor magnetic field components along three axes (X, Y, Z), allowing for full 3D sensing with a wide magnetic dynamic range without saturation.

Some of the industry players in the global magnetic field sensor market include Asahi Kasei Corporation, Allegro MicroSystems, Inc., Infineon Technologies AG, TDK Corporation, Melexis, Honeywell International Inc., TE Connectivity, ams-OSRAM AG, NXP Semiconductors, and MEMSIC Semiconductor (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.

Magnetic Field Sensor Market Size and Market Analysis

Region Covered in the Report

•    North America

- U.S.
- Canada
- Mexico

•    Europe

- Germany
- U.K.
- France
- Italy
- Spain
- Russia
- Rest of Europe

•    Asia-Pacific (APAC)

- China
- Japan
- India
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia-Pacific

•    Rest of the World (RoW)

- Brazil
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- U.A.E.
- Other Countries

Frequently Asked Questions

The global magnetic field sensor market is anticipated to grow from USD 4.6 billion in 2021 to USD 7.1 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast period 2021-2027.
The increased adoption of magnetic sensors in consumer electronics, the automotive industry, new navigation devices, presence detection (building automation-related applications), medical areas will offer a paradigm shift in the magnetic field sensor market globally.
Hall effect sensors dominate the market in 2021 and will contribute to the largest share during the forecast period as it offers operational capabilities including linearity, wide frequency bandwidth, and high precision.
North America dominates the magnetic field sensor market owing to the rising demand for smart devices.
Some of the major players in the global Magnetic Field Sensor market include Asahi Kasei Corporation, Allegro MicroSystems, Inc., Infineon Technologies AG, TDK Corporation, Melexis, Honeywell International Inc., TE Connectivity, ams-OSRAM AG, NXP Semiconductors, and MEMSIC Semiconductor (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.

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