Image sensors are used for improving quality control and product yield in different production environments. These sensors are integrated in different applications to reduce costs by understanding key technology and market trends.
Moreover, the improved condition after the economic crisis is contributing to the growth of this sector. Common applications of image sensors include biometrics, digital camera, camcorders, videoconferencing, optical mice, virtual keyboards, etc.
Problems such as image quality and automation can restrict the market growth rate. Growing concerns about these problems across the industry is leading to the advancement in machine vision technology. Improvements in machine vision technology and image processing techniques is leading to increased growth rate of the image sensor industry.
The key players dominating this market are Aptina Imaging Corp., OmniVision Technologies Inc., Samsung Semiconductor, and Sony Semiconductor Corp., Micron Technologies, Magna Chips, Hamamatsu Avago Technologies, etc.
This research report analyzes the the global image sensors market discussing the detailed overview and market figures. This report also analyzes the industry growth rate¸ industry capacity, and industry structure. It includes the study of current developments in the image sensor market, Porter’s five force analysis, and detailed profiles of top industry players. The research report on image sensors provides a detailed review of macro and micro factors significant for existing market players and new entrants with value chain analysis.
Market Segmentation for Image Sensors
The segmentation of image sensors is based on:
• Array type
• Scanning method
• Image transfer
The major factors responsible for the fast growth of the image sensor industry are:
• Increasing use and demand of digital cameras
• Rising demand for camera-enabled mobile phones as they offer features like photo sharing, tagging, facebook, etc.
• Low cost manufacturing
• Low power consumption and compactness which increases battery life of the product
The major geographies analyzed under this research study are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World.