The semiconductor and electronics industry reported constant growth from the time it came into being, approximately 40 years ago, until the economic crisis in 2009. The industry was able to cope from short term economic challenges, such as the bursti ....see more
Organic electronics are a new class of electronics, useful for high performance devices in four major application areas,which are displays, photovoltaic, lighting, and integrated smart systems. The global organic electronics market size is expected to grow from $16.45 billion in 2014 to $75.82 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 29.0%. This growth is heralded by the growing display applications for the organic electronics market. Lighting applications for this market are also expected to grow rapidly in the coming five years.
The present water shortage, decreasing water quality, and increasing processing supply and cost are the concerning factors for automation in the water industry. Hence, the events related to the water treatment, intake, distribution and transmission are important. Instrumentation, control, and automation therefore, are the key technologies for modern water and wastewater systems in the water industry.Purification and wastewater management take place with different technologies, instruments, and treatments. The report is segmented into process stage, automation technology, instrumentation, end-user application and geography; each of these segments is further divided into sub-segments.The total market size of the collection process for automation and instrumentation in the water industry is expected to reach $42 million by2020 atan estimated CAGR of 11.75% from 2014 to 2020.
Microcontrollers, which are one of the most widely used component in industries such as automobile and consumer electronics, have seen tremendous improvements in recent years in terms of increased number of applications as well as developments in technology. Microcontrollers, DSPs, & IP-core chips market is expected to reach $41.69 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 6.96% from 2014 to 2020.
The Heterogeneous Mobile Processing (HMP) and Computing market is expected to reach $61.70 Billion by the end of 2020 at a CAGR of 20.75%. Some of the key players in this market include ARM Holdings Plc. (U.K.), Auviz Systems (U.S.), Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (U.S.), Imagination Technologies Group Plc. (U.K.), MediaTek Inc. ( Taiwan), Qualcomm Inc.(U.S.), Texas Instruments Inc.(U.S.), and Samsung Electronics Co.Ltd.( South Korea).
The scintillators market is undergoing a significant transformation, with the changing landscape of healthcare, nuclear power plants, homeland security and defense, and manufacturing industries. The scintillator market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.62% from 2014 to 2020, and reach $479.16 million in 2020.
Portable battery pack report primarily deals with different battery technologies and product types of electronic devices. This report segments the global portable battery market into four different segments, namely capacity range, product type, technology, and geography. The global portable battery market is expected to reach $10.94 billion by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 17.53 % from 2014 to 2020. Asia-Pacific is the leading region in the overall portable battery pack market followed by North America and Europe.
Proximity to the U.S. and Government of Mexico’s impetus to increase manufacturing has pushed the factory Automation and machine vision market to the new heights. These systems are now being used in the industries to make the standardized and reliable production activities. The automation in the production activities are offering advantages in: cost-efficiency, waste reduction, speed production, ease in production monitoring and management, reduced feedback and action times, over the traditional manual processes. The various mechanical instruments and devices are coupled with the smart computing or IT systems for the better results in automation.
Sensing devices are in heavy demand due to their functional capabilities such as processing, data fusion, communication, integration, and control in various applications. The concepts such as home diagnostics and home and remote monitoring are being commercialized with the development in the healthcare equipment such as portability, reduced size, and low-cost architecture facilitating disposable equipment.
4K refers to 4,000 pixels in several digital formats of horizontal resolution mainly used for shooting motion pictures in addition to scanning 35 mm film into digital. 4K products are used in various applications like aerospace & defense, business & education, consumer electronics, entertainment, retail & advertisement, and so on. When compared to other products, smart TVs and digital cameras are showing significant growth rate.
The report, based on the extensive research study of the global in-room entertainment market and the related industries, is aimed at identifying the entire market of the entertainment devices specifically Television systems, Gaming Consoles, Home theater systems, and Blu-ray players. The report covers the overall market and sub-segment markets through extensively detailed classifications, in terms of -revenue, ASPs, and shipments.
Gesture recognition technology is the ability to communicate with machines utilizing human bodily forms of motion which commonly originates from face or hand. The ‘gesture recognition’ technology in the Smart TV enables the user to work together with a device in order to achievedefinite tasks without the need to touch it. The report acutely focuses on the ‘Smart TV gesture recognition’ market.The gesture recognitionSmart TV can be divided into two broad markets based on the technologies, namely 2D and 3D market. The report deals with the analysis of all the technologies of the abovementioned broad markets and the gesture recognition market.
The Global Super Junction MOSFET Market of power electronics devices is flourishing, currently, and is expected to grow further, with the advancements in the power devices technologies, especially in super junction technology. Super junction devices fill today the market place; this is the perfect time to review, analyze and forecast the future of super junction technology and devices. Fast switching, low power consumption and high ON resistance are the major factors that are driving the growth of SJ-MOSFET in the market. With the innovations in fabrication and packaging technology, SJ-MOSFET devices are getting popular amongst the manufacturers and end user application manufacturers.
The market of consumer electronics display products is thriving, currently, and is expected to grow further, with the advancements in the display material technologies. Products such assmartphones, laptops, tablets, and TVs are garnering a very high demand from the consumers’ perspective; this demand directly impacts the ever-increasing demand for the materials associated with these products. There are various materials that are incorporated into the display panels, which contribute to the diverse features of the display,such as defining the display’s resolution, feasibility, resistance to temperature and moisture, aspect ratio, thickness, and the likes. The report describes the materials with respect to the components that are used in the display panels. The dielectricmaterials that are used in the display panels can be stated as electrode materials, substrate materials, and encapsulation materials.
The Sapphire Technology Market is in its pre-maturity stage. There is a high potential for the sapphire market across the industry verticals like power electronics devices, information and communication technology, aerospace and defense, and so on. The exceptional properties of sapphire have made it one of the most successful materials in semiconductors as compared to its peers. With the use of sapphire in Power Electronics and RF applications, the communication and the consumer electronics industry have seen a major drift in its performance. The Global Sapphire Market in Semiconductors for substrates is expected to reach $3.01 Billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 12.31%, where as the Global Sapphire Market in Semiconductors for devices is expected to reach $6.17 Billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 12.24%.
Certificate testing industry serves a wide range of end market which includes agriculture, automotive, oil and gas, food, life sciences, industrial, petrochemical, maritime, commodities, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, electronics, textiles, and many more. This report covers a detailed analysis on electronics and automotive market segments. The purpose of these services is to ensure quality and safety of the products so as to reassure the end-users that a manufacturer has indeed followed international standards and regulations, which ensure the environmental protection, public health and safety. Global Certificate Testing will be worth of $27.46 Billion by 2020 at an estimated CAGR of 7.22%.
‘Smart home’ denotes a residence furnished with advanced computational and operational network that automatically operates and responds to the requirements of its residents. This has a major impact on the occupants’ luxury and convenience. These smart homes also serve the purpose of enhancing security measures, and offering lively and timely entertainment purposes, with clear inclination towards resolving energy scarcity problems; therefore, reducing the carbon emission gases.
Smart homes have been introduced with a view to save energy, and at the same time, make life easier and luxurious. Smart homes include automated devices which can be handled remotely; for example, the lights and washing machine can be switched ON or OFF from a remote location. The owner can keep a check on visitors and, thus, safeguard the home. In the current APAC smart homes market, a lot of developments and regulatory initiatives are taking place with regards to the same.
Functional printing allows for the printing of resistors, transistors, and other electronic components of conventional circuits; on different substrates like glass, plastic, and paper— using functional inks. Furthermore, it can distinctly reduce manufacturing time and the manufacturing cost, for high volume productions. Other major characteristics are:-its ease of integration, flexibility, cost, and scalability. The functionally printed materials are typically very light, thin, and flexible; and they can be integrated into existing production lines for printed products.
Substation automation is an automated monitoring and control process for substations. In the market currently transmission and distribution utilities are focusing on fullsubstation automation of the retrofit substations or partially automated substation that already exist.
Teleprotection market is at its early growth stage; however, it has a high potential across various industry verticals like power, telecom, oil & gas, transportation, information technology, aerospace & defense and so on. The increasing demand for energy saving and seamless transmission will boost the market with the help of advanced communication and network technologies. The teleprotection market is in its growth stage and penetrating very fast. The teleprotection market is estimated to reach $9.31 billion in 2018 at a CAGR of 28.67% from 2013 to 2018.
The report on global energy efficient low horsepower AC motors marketpresents an in-depth analysis of the applications, products, and geographic regions of the concerned broad markets for the period from 2013 till 2018. The energy efficient low horsepower AC motors market has been covered under two segments: fractional horsepower AC motors and energy efficient 1hp-3hp AC motors. All the applicationsand geographies that hold potential for the future, in the energy efficient low horsepower AC motorsmarket, have been identified and articulated in the report.
Continuous industrial expansion and the ever increasing demand for electricity have created the need for greater number of power generation facilities across the world. This demand is more prominent in emerging economies that are currently undergoing industrial expansion on a very large scale.
There has been an increasing focus on bringing in wireless communication capabilities into the healthcare industry with the evident advantages associated with wireless technologies. This trend has resulted in more and more portable medical devices being integrated with various wireless technologies like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ANT+ and ZigBee. These devices that are portable and have wireless capabilities are referred to as mobile medical devices. Measuring and monitoring applications in healthcare has become much more convenient with display or representation of the data on a mobile computing device, typically a smart-phone or a tablet.
The EMEA gesture recognition and touchless sensing market report showcase detailed analysis of the technologies, applications, products, and countries of the broad markets.All the major applications, technologies and countries that are and will be important for the EMEA gesture recognition market, are identified and articulated in the report.The touchless sensing market is segmented into two broad level classifications namely; touchless sanitary equipment and touchless biometrics.
The touch-less sanitary equipment market covered under the report relates to the products based on the application of capacitive and infrared sensors for faucets, hand dryers, soap dispensers etc. to make it more hygienic and reduce wastage. The gesture recognition technology essentially facilitates the coherence of the human gestures like face, hand or body with the machine in contention to perform related tasks.
Since its advent in 1957, the early adopters of laser (light amplification by simulated emission of radiation) technology were applications such as; ranging, targeting, spectroscopy, and microscopy. The purpose of these applications was either the exploration/measurement of distances or the scientific/laboratory experiments. None of the above mentioned application promoted laser technology on the commercial front. However, with the technological developments, lasers became compact, robust, and versatile. Such developments triggered the industrial and commercial applications such as; micro-machining, modeling, precise sculpting, shaping & sizing objects and materials, and contactless imprinting.
The report on APAC gesture recognition and touchless sensing market deals with the in-depth analysis of the technologies, applications, products, and countries of the broad markets for the period from 2013 till 2018. The touchless sensing market has covered through two broad markets, namely, touchless sanitary equipment and touchless biometrics. All the applications, technologies and the major countries in APAC that hold potential for the future in the gesture recognition market have been identified and articulated in the report.
The EACS (Electronic Access Control Systems) market comprising authentication systems, intruder alarm, and perimeter security system has recovered post recession and is showing a promising growth; owing to revived commercial projects and technical advancement in the field. EACS is being employed across various fields; ranging from defense to commercial sectors. Authentication systems’ market is poised to grow at a higher pace owing to increased security concerns and inflating security budgets all over the world as compared to the intruder alarm and perimeter security systems market.
Liquid Crystal on Silicon, commonly known as LCoS provides the highest Contrast Ratios (non-CRT), highest resolutions, and when compared to any other display technology, it provides the most artifact-free images. LCoS works at the highest refresh rates (120 Hz) delivers the smoothest and most flicker-free picture. LCoS is widening its applications from consumer electronics (majorly projectors) to head-up display (HUD) and head mounted display (HMD)
Photonic Integrated Circuits are electronic ICs which are put to use in integrating multiple optical components such as lasers, modulators, detectors, attenuators, multiplexers/de-multiplexers and optical amplifiers. Technically, it is an apparatus on a plane substrate where light is guided to the plane of the substrate from one optical component to the other. Photonic ICs increase the functionality of an electronic IC which is meant to integrate transistors, capacitors and transistors.
NEMS, i.e. “Nanoelectromechanical Systems”, are used for the devices integrating mechanical and electrical functionality on the nanoscale. NEMS is the advanced level of miniaturization after MEMS devices. NEMS includes various devices like sensors, actuators, gears, accelerometers, cantilevers, tweezers, and many other nano devices. Different properties of the NEMS-based devices, which makes them unique are low mass, high electrical strength, high mechanical resonance frequencies, potentially large quantum mechanical effects such as zero point motion and a high surface-to-volume ratio useful for surface-based sensing mechanisms.
This report, based on the extensive research study of the wireless chipsets market and the related wireless semiconductor industries, is aimed at identifying the entire market of specifically the Wi-Fi/WLAN chipsets, Wireless Display/Video chipsets, Mobile WiMAX & LTE chipsets and ZigBee chipsets in Consumer and Automation applications.
The major part of the network camera market segmentation revolves around five parameters; technology, product types, resolution, verticals, and geography. The technology market is segmented according to the method of operation, connectivity, type of image sensor, and image compression kit being used. The product market is segmented according to the physical characteristics of network camera such as fixed, PTZ, dome, and others.
Radio frequency refers to the radio signals that vary from 3 KHz (1 KHz = 10^3 Hertz) to 300 GHz (1 GHz = 10^9 Hertz). In the field of consumer electronics, the area of interest is radio frequency ranging between 10 MHz and 10 GHz. The major components used in RF front communications in consumer electronics devices are mainly Receivers /Transmitters, Filters, Power Amplifiers, Duplexers, Antenna Switches, and Demodulators.
In recent technology developments, chipless RFID tags has been developed and offered on the affordability level of customers, which will result in high growth. It is coupled with a simplified manufacturing technology and decrease in the manufacturing time. Moreover chipless RFID tags are compatible with the existing infrastructure, which saves the additional cost of installing new system. Manufacturers have reduced the price of chipless RFID tags. This trend is causing for a high growth of chipless RFID market.
The global DSP market has returned to the growing phase after the global economic recession and is expected to grow steadily over the next 5 years. Large scale adoption of digital signal processing in the latest range of consumer electronics has lead to increased consumption of DSP chips, which are penetrating into several applications which use advanced state-of-the art digital signal processing.
Central to “ambient intelligence”; insights into the wireless sensors market for precision agriculture and environmental monitoring are detailed in this report. This report refers to environmental and agricultural monitoring as areas deployed with intelligent sensor interface that tracks, informs about, provides granular control of, and monitors the environment and agriculture in situ- real time.
“Laser” stands for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. In the early technical literature, especially at Bell Telephone Laboratories, the laser was called an optical maser; this term is now obsolete. A laser which produces light by itself is technically an optical oscillator rather than an optical amplifier as suggested by the acronym. It has been humorously noted that the acronym LOSER, for "light oscillation by stimulated emission of radiation", would have been more correct. With the widespread use of the original acronym as a common noun, actual optical amplifiers have come to be referred to as "laser amplifiers", notwithstanding the apparent redundancy in that designation.
The gradual migration towards 3D ICs with TSVs happened with accelerated demand for higher bandwidths, reduced power consumption, and higher density. 3D IC technology and its integration with through silicon vias (TSVs) have been witnessing significant commercial strides in the past two years. This is mainly attributed to the high efficiency of the solution and the guaranteed return on investment (ROI) to the investors.
Smart grid intends to modernize the power grid by using the latest technology that supports the utility to reduce the transmission and distribution loss. This can be achieved with the help of advanced metering infrastructure, software’s such as SCADA, DRM, DMS, MDMS, etc., and communication networks such as Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Z-Wave, etc.
A special viewing device to project a television program into a realistic three-dimensional field .The 3-D glasses, design similar to the original. but sync with Bluetooth, which in the view and the stability of the signal rather than original glasses that is in sync with the Infrared.
The global LED market has witnessed rapid growth due to the demand for efficient displays, lighting, and fixtures along with the rising awareness levels about energy conservation. The LED display market is very broad in terms of end user applications and includes notebook PCs, LCD TVs, handsets signals and many more. Major segments in the lighting market are general lighting, automotive lighting, signs and billboard lighting, with general lighting accounting for approximately 75% of the total lighting market. The construction of new green buildings as well as retrofitting the existing buildings in order to make them green is increasing the demand for energy efficient lighting fixtures and, in turn, driving the lighting fixtures market.
A standard SoC consists of the application processing IP and peripherals. It also consists of analog IP, digital IP, memory IP, ASIC/FPGA/Programmable Logic IP and others. Mixed Signal System-on-a-Chip (MxSoC) is a relatively new category in SoC which is designed for mixed signal (handling both analog and digital purposes). Today the application area of mixed signal technology has spread in all end user sectors from Computers, ICT sectors to Consumer Electronics, Industrial and others. Technological advancements of IC technology have enabled a system level integration on a System-on-a-Chip making MxSoC a suitable and efficient solution for applications in the LSI industry.
Central to “ambient intelligence”; insights into the wireless sensors market for environmental and agricultural monitoring are detailed in this report. This report refers to environmental and agricultural monitoring as areas deployed with intelligent sensor interface that tracks, informs about, provides granular control of, and monitors the environment and agriculture in situ- real time.
The global photonic sensors market was worth $3.42 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach $8.17 billion by 2016 at a CAGR of 15.95% from 2011 to 2016. The European region holds the maximum share in photonic sensors market as of 2011; but APAC region is expected to contribute the major share in future on account of low manufacturing cost, cheap labor, and technological competence.
In recent technology developments, chipless RFID tags have been developed and offered on the affordability level of customers, which will result in high growth. It is coupled with a simplified manufacturing technology and decrease in the manufacturing time. Moreover chipless RFID tags are compatible with the existing infrastructure, which saves the additional cost of installing new system. Manufacturers have reduced the price of chipless RFID tags. This trend is causing for a high growth of the chipless RFID market.
The principle of BIPV is that the PV panels or modules are incorporated into the envelope of a building/façade/roof and they generate electricity at that specific location. This, in turn, maximizes the energy efficiency by eliminating the transmission losses that generally occur when electricity is supplied through the national grid.
Urbanization, increasing infrastructure, and government initiatives are the factors resulting into increase in modern lighting products. Incandescent lighting turns out to be a very costly and poor medium of lighting source. This stirs the push to LED lighting. COB LED technology has emerged due to its features such as low power consumption, cost effective lighting, and high intensity output. COB LED market contributes around 7 to 8% to the overall market for LED and is expected to reach around 20% in the near future.
The best in safety, security, and comfort that was originally intended for the “technically inclined” is now reaching the general public through intelligent buildings and homes. Central to “intelligent buildings”; insights of the current Indian market scenario and its future prospects are detailed in this report.
The European smart home market generated $1,544.3 million in 2010 and is expected to generate $3,267 million in 2015 with a CAGR of 16.2% from 2010-2015. . It is segmented into security, lighting, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), entertainment, energy management, and others. The European smart home market comprises Northern Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Southern Europe, and others.