A proximity sensors is a type of sensor that is able to identify the presence of objects nearby without any personal or physical contact. A proximity sensor at times discharges a ray of electromagnetic radiation or an electromagnetic field and then looks for alterations in the return or the field. The object that is sensed is often known as the target of the proximity sensor. For instance, a photoelectric sensor or a capacity proximity sensor might be effective for a plastic target whereas an inductive proximity sensor needs metal target. On the other hand, position sensors play a pivotal role in several systems. Whether it is, injection molding machines, medical equipment, packaging machines, fly-by-wire aircraft systems, bullet trains in curvy roads, drive-by-wire cars, and so on.

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global position and proximity sensors market

The growing demand for more accurate and efficient spotting sensors in vehicles has triggered an upsurge in the use of proximity sensors across the globe. Manufacturers of automobiles are progressively integrating sensors in vehicles to empower brisk access in them. The aviation industry is expected to emerge as one of the leading end user of position and proximity sensors owing to their electromagnetic and ultrasound properties. The demand for position and proximity sensors is also expected to rise in the consumer electronics sector owing to progression of technology in this sector. The global position and proximity sensors market is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.5% over the course of the forecast period.

Asia Pacific except Japan to Emerge Dominant Among all Regions

On the basis of region, the global position and proximity sensors market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific except Japan, Japan, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. Among these, Asia Pacific except Japan emerged as the leading region in the global market and is expected to retain its leading position by the end of the forecast period. The region is likewise foreseen to witness a stable CAGR over the course of the forecast period because of the rising utilization of vicinity sensors for mechanical computerization in developing economies, for example, China and India. Some of the other elements driving the Asia Pacific nearness sensors advertise incorporate expanding number of small and medium manufacturers of smartphone in the region. Additionally building mechanization, food and beverages, and aerospace and defense are some other industry verticals that are progressively adopting these automated units.

Industrial Sector to Lead but Automotive to Catch up

On the basis of end users, the market has been classified into industrial, automotive, aerospace and defense, healthcare, security, transport, consumer and home appliances, IT infrastructure, energy and utility, and others. Among these, the industrial sector is expected to emerge dominant by the end of the forecast period and touch a valuation of US$2,537 Mn by 2026 end.

Vendor Landscape

The companies operating in the market are AMS AG, Allegro Microsystems, LLC, Honeywell International, Inc., Infineon Technologies AG, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., MTS Systems Corporation, Renishaw PLC, and TE Connectivity Ltd., among several others.

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Position and Proximity Sensors Market: Overview 

The report offers a complete summation of the market including an official abstract that draws out the centre examples progressing in the market. It also discusses on a couple of facets, for example, drivers, obstacles, and predictions that have been found in the global market. It also acquaints readers with figures related to volume, value, and development rate of the market from a growth point of view. With reverence to market breakdown, each segment is analysed and presented in the report. It also gives an assessment in light of the market condition, and moreover presents a value chain analysis of the products and applications in concern. A year to year evolution of the market has likewise been offered in the report for the reader to be predominantly aware of the altering scenario of the market.

Position and Proximity Sensors Market: Segmentation


Product Type

End Use Verticals


Contact Type

North America

Linear Voltage Differential Transformer


Machine Tools

Contact Sensors

Latin America

Magnetostrictive Linear Position Sensors


Test Equipment

Non-Contact Sensors


Capacitive Linear Position Sensors

Aerospace & Defence

Motion Systems



Eddy Current Linear Position Sensors


Material Handling



Fiber-optic Linear Position Sensors





Ultrasonic Linear Position  and Proximity Sensors


Other Application



Magnetic Proximity Sensors

Cosumer and Home Appliances




Capacitive Proximity Sensors

IT Infrastructure




Other Position and Proximity Sensors

Energgy & Utility








 Position and Proximity Sensors Market: Research Procedure

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Position and Proximity Sensors Market: Competitive Dashboard

The market study conveys a structural outlook on the engaged scene of the overall Position and proximity sensors market. It features the rivalry prevalent among the present vendors in the market and also puts weight on the future circumstance of the market. The profile of the players is based on a SWOT examination sought down by company angle, product portfolio, strategies, finance related information, and year-to-year projections. The organizations have been explored minutely covering their key developments, innovations as well as mergers and acquisitions and agreements with other prominent establishments.

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