Status : Published Published On : Jul, 2021 Report Code : VRSME9048 Industry : Semiconductor & Electronics Available Format : Page : 180

Global Motion Sensor Market – Analysis and Forecast (2021-2027)

Industry Insight by Motion Sensor Technology (Infrared Sensors, Microwave Sensors, Tomographic Sensors, Ultrasonic Sensors, Dual Technology Sensors, and Others), by Embedded Sensor (MEMS Magnetometers, MEMS Accelerometers, MEMS Gyroscopes, and Sensor Combos), by Application (Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Industrial, Aerospace & Defense, and Others), and Geography (U.S., Canada, Germany, U.K., France, China, Japan, India, and Rest of the World)

Industry Overview

The global motion sensor market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.41%during the forecast period to reach a market size of USD 7.79 billion in 2027 from USD 5.01 billion in 2020. A motion sensor (motion detector) is an electronic device that is used to detect a physical or kinetic movement in real-time. Factors that are anticipated to drive the global motion sensors market are the increasing demand for automation in material handling across industry verticals, rising medical automation for reproducibility and precision, developing e-commerce industry, improving productivity due to the improved supply chain process. Motion sensors are used extensively in security systems of both commercial and residential sectors. Moreover, the rising demand for smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, and fitness bands is propelling the growth of the global motion sensor industry. The increasing use of MEMS-based motion sensors helps to detect and predict natural disasters such as tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions.

The COVID-19 outbreak has a moderate impact on the motion sensors market as in the short run, there is a closure of manufacturing units leading to disruption in the supply chain. Nevertheless, the rising demand for consumer electronic devices such as smartphones, laptops, etc., and the need for medical equipment will lead to slow but positive growth in the global motion sensor market.

Market Segmentation

Insight by Motion Technology

Based on motion technology, the global motion sensor market is divided into infrared sensors, microwave sensors, tomographic sensors, ultrasonic sensors, dual technology sensors, and others. Infrared motion sensors (both active and passive) account for the largest share over the forecast period owing to the as it is increasingly adopted in various applications such as residential security and surveillance. Moreover, their ability to calibrate will make motion sensors suitable for aerospace and defense, healthcare, and consumer electronics. Due to the combination of multiple technologies such as passive infrared microwave or passive infrared ultrasonic technology, dual technology is expected to become the fastest-growing category during the forecast period. This hybrid approach makes the dual-technology motion sensor fully reliable and reduces the possibility of false alarms.

Insight by Embedded Sensors

Based on embedded sensors, the global motion sensor market is segmented into MEMS magnetometers, MEMS accelerometers, MEMS gyroscopes, and sensor combos. MEMS accelerometers dominate the motion sensor industry as it detects the earthquakes and is used in medical devices.

Insight by Application

Based on application, the global motions sensor market is divided into automotive, consumer electronics, healthcare, industrial, aerospace & defense, and others. The consumer electronics segment dominates the global motion sensor market in 2020 owing to the adoption of wearable devices, smartphones, interactive gaming consoles, and tablets. Moreover, the emergence of sensor fabrication techniques like MEMS has reduced the size of motion sensors, enabling them to be implemented in handheld consumer electronics. The industrial segment is anticipated to have a high CAGR as it is increasingly adopted in antenna stabilization, inventory control systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, precision robotics, precision agriculture machinery, and industrial power tools.

Industry Dynamics

Industry Trends

The increasing disposable income with rapid urbanization has accelerated the demand for automated devices such as hand dryers, doors, and faucets which will propel the growth of the global motion sensor market. Motion sensors are widely applied in various industries such as automotive, aerospace, and healthcare.  

Growth Drivers

The miniaturization of MEMS devices is accelerating the demand for the motion sensor market as people prefer handy and compact size motion sensor technology. Moreover, the stringent government regulations regarding security, development of smart homes, the proliferation of smartphones, wearable devices, and tablets, increasing defense expenditure across the globe, and adoption of robotics in household and commercial applications are some of the factors that propel the growth of the global motion sensor market.

Challenges

The manufacturing process of motion sensors is time-consuming and highly complex due to which investors hesitate in investing in motions sensor technology which will hinder the market growth. The automation industry is completely dependent on efficiency, high performance, and compact size. The demand for miniaturization in the security systems market is increasing. Most motion sensor technologies are used in conjunction with other security equipment which makes motion sensor technology less compact. The need for motion sensors as a single-unit security system is critical to this market. The combo security cannot extend the functions and benefits of the motion sensor.

Opportunities

The increasing investments in home automation and smart homes, government initiatives for energy consumption, and increasing demand for wearable electronics such as smartwatches, wrist bands, smart shoes, headbands, and others are offering lucrative opportunities for the growth of the global motion sensor market. There are many opportunities for the motion sensor industry in consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, healthcare, and aerospace & defense sectors.

Geographic Overview

Europe holds a dominant position in the motion sensor market and is anticipated to retain its position during the forecast period owing to the rising demand for consumer electronic devices and premium automobiles.

The Asia Pacific is anticipated to be the fastest-growing region during the forecast period owing to the adoption of motion sensors in consumer electronics, automotive safety and security system, and industrial surveillance system. Moreover, the requirement of security-based devices will fuel the growth in the region.

Competitive Insight

The industry players in the motion sensor market are making innovations, product launches, partnerships, mutual agreements to strengthen their geographical presence and sustain their market position through effective branding. The industry players are providing a wide range of miniature motion sensors in the global market. Furthermore, the low consumption and high quality of the market participants have contributed to the competition in the motion sensor market.

STMicroelectronics launched LSM6DSOX iNEMO, an inertial motion sensor that has integrated machine learning technology to improve activity-tracking performance and battery life in mobiles and wearables.

Kionix launched KX13x Series, a new product family of accelerometers. The new series is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of applications, provide improved performance, and improve the capability to accurately detect events and conditions.

Some of the key players operating in the motion sensor market: Honeywell International Inc., Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., KIONIX, Inc., NXP Semiconductors, STM icroelectronics, TE Connectivity, Sensata Technologies, Inc., MEMSIC Semiconductor (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., Bosch Sensortech GmbH, and KVH Industries, Inc.

Motion Sensor Market Size and Market Analysis

Frequently Asked Questions

Key players operating in the motion sensor market: Honeywell International Inc., Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., KIONIX, Inc., NXP Semiconductors, STM icroelectronics, TE Connectivity, Sensata Technologies, Inc., MEMSIC Semiconductor (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., Bosch Sensortech GmbH, and KVH Industries, Inc.
Factors that are anticipated to drive the global motion sensors market are the increasing demand for automation in material handling across industry verticals, rising medical automation for reproducibility and precision, developing e-commerce industry, improving productivity due to the improved supply chain process
Asia Pacific holds the fastest market share in the motion sensor market
Europe holds the largest market share in the motion sensor market
The global motion sensor market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.41%during the forecast period to reach a market size of USD 7.79 billion in 2027 from USD 5.01 billion in 2020.

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