Ultrasonic Sensors Market
Ultrasonic Sensors Market By Types (Ultrasonic proximity sensors, Ultrasonic retro-reflective sensor, Ultrasonic through beam sensor, Ultrasonic 2 point proximity switches), By Application (Liquid level measurement, Object detection, Distance measurement, Anti collision detection, Pallet detection and Others) By Industry (Automotive, Power and gas & oil, Chemical, Agriculture, Construction, Pulp and paper, Material handling, Food and beverage, Medical and healthcare and Aerospace and defense and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Trend, Size, Share and Forecast 2015 - 2023
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Ultrasonic Sensors Market - snapshot
An ultrasonic sensor refers to an electronic device that makes measurement of the distance of a target object through emission of ultrasonic sound waves. The reflected sound is then converted into electrical signals. Ultrasonic waves travel much faster than the speed of sound that is audible to to human ears. These sensors calculate the distance to a target through measurement of time lapses between the receiving and sending of the ultrasonic pulse.
Extensive Use across Several Industry Verticals to Amplify Market Growth
Ultrasound is considered as a reliable source in any lighting environment and it finds use in both outside or inside environment. Ultrasonic sensors are capable of handling avoidance of collisions for robots. These sensors also find extensive use in drone applications, water level sensing, sensing cars, and grain bin sensing applications at local banks and drive thru restaurants.
Ultrasonic Sensors finds extensive use in the non-contact detection of:
Non-contact sensors are also called proximity sensors. With significant potential for growth, the emerging ultrasonic sensor is rapidly gaining prominence, which is fuelling global ultrasonic sensors market. Ultrasonic sensors are being extensively utilized in the followings sectors
- Electronics sector
Extensive use of these sensors is likely to foster growth of the global ultrasonic sensors market in years to come.
The global market for ultrasonic sensors has been covered under the scope of this report. The ultrasonic sensors are used for liquid level measurement, object detection, distance measurement, anti collision detection and pallet detection among others. Reflective sensors, ultrasonic through beam sensors and ultrasonic 2 point proximity switches are the various types of ultrasonic sensors. The usage of ultrasonic sensor improves operational efficiency and the safety standards. These are some of the major factors fueling the demand for ultrasonic sensors globally.
The ultrasonic sensors market is anticipated to experience a stable growth during the forecast period from 2015 to 2023. For better understanding of the market, the global ultrasonic sensors market has been categorized by type, application, and industry. By types, the market has been segmented into ultrasonic proximity sensor, ultrasonic through beam sensor, ultrasonic retro reflective sensor, and ultrasonic 2 point proximity switches. The application segment includes liquid level measurement, object detection, distance measurement, anti collisions detection and pallet detection among others.
On the basis of industry, the global ultrasonic sensors market can be bifurcated into automotive, power and oil & gas, chemical, agriculture, construction, pulp and paper, material handling, food and beverage, aerospace and defense, medical and healthcare, and others. In addition, this report also provides the cross sectional analysis of all the above segments across different countries within the various regions such as North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Rest of the World (RoW).
This report focuses on the current position of the global ultrasonic sensor market and provides a forecast from the period of 2015 to 2023. Furthermore, the report also highlights the current market synopsis and the driving factors that are predicted to have an impact on the future demand of ultrasonic sensor globally. In addition, the various micro economic and macro-economic factors that are anticipated to affect the growth of global ultrasonic sensor market are also provided in this report.
Among the various types of ultrasonic sensors, the ultrasonic proximity sensors segment held the largest market with more than 40% market share in terms of revenue in 2014. The ultrasonic through beam sensors segment is predicted to be the fastest growing market during the forecast period. Among the various industrial applications of global ultrasonic sensors, the power and oil & gas industry contribute the largest market share in 2014.
Globally, Europe occupied the largest market share of ultrasonic sensors market, accounting for more than 35% market share in 2014. Increasing application of these sensors for parking assistance, blind spot detection and automated steering control among others in automotive industry is boosting the demand of ultrasonic sensors in Europe. The ultrasonic sensors market of Europe is followed by Asia Pacific.
However, this region is anticipated to be the fastest growing market due to extensive use of ultrasonic sensors across various application segments such as automotive and power and oil & gas industry.
The key players operating in the global ultrasonic sensors market are, Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH, Siemens AG, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Rockwell Automation Inc. and OMRON Corporation among others.
The ultrasonic sensors are used for liquid level measurement, object detection, distance measurement, anti collision detection and pallet detection among others. Ultrasonic sensors are used to improve the operational efficiency and provide additional safety in manufacturing facilities. This is one of the major factors fueling the demand for ultrasonic sensors globally.
The need for demand of automation and focus on improvement of production efficiency has increased across industries such as automotive, chemical, construction, and food and beverages among others. Moreover, increasing demand for advanced features such as automatic steering controls, park assist system, blind spot detection and adaptive cruise control is also expected to have a positive impact on the demand for ultrasonic sensors globally.
The rising concern for driver safety has ensured the integration of antilock braking systems (ABS) in most of the vehicles. Moreover, the ultrasonic sensors are used to control steering, acceleration and braking while parking the vehicle. In addition, the ultrasonic sensors also gather location information of the vehicle. In addition, the emerging concept of wearable medical devices is also aiding to the growth of the market. The wearable medical devices are embedded with various types of sensors such as ultrasonic, temperature, heart rate sensors and pressure sensors among others. The ultrasonic sensors can be used to visualize the internal parts of the human body without causing any negative impact. These factors are driving the growth for the market during the forecast period.
By types, the market is divided into ultrasonic proximity sensors, ultrasonic retro-reflective sensor, ultrasonic through beam sensor, ultrasonic 2 point proximity switches. On the basis of application the ultrasonic sensors market segmented into liquid level measurement, object detection, distance measurement, anti collision detection, pallet detection and others. By industry the market is categorized into automotive, power and gas & oil, chemical, agriculture, construction, pulp and paper, material handling, food and beverage, medical and healthcare and aerospace and defense among others. Moreover, the report also provides cross sectional analysis of all the above segments across different countries within different regions such as North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Rest of the World.
In 2014, among the different types of ultrasonic sensor, the ultrasonic proximity sensors occupied the largest market share. However, the ultrasonic through beam sensors segment is anticipated to witness the fastest growth rate. The rapid growth of this segment is attributed to the increasing demand for microprocessor controllers and ability to detect fast moving objects in short range.
Among the different applications of ultrasonic sensors, the liquid level measurement sensor held the largest market share in 2014. Increasing use of liquid level measurement sensors for level surface detection, non contact level measurement and monitoring liquid level changes in tank among others is aiding to the growth of this segment.
Geographically, the Asia Pacific ultrasonic sensors market is predicted to experience the fastest growth from 2015 to 2023.The rapid expansion of production facility and the falling prices of the sensor components is fuelling the growth in this region.
In order to get a better understanding of the ultrasonic sensors market, a key trends analysis has been included for all the segments. Furthermore, the market share of the major players in the optical position sensors in semiconductor modules and chips market has also been discussed in terms of market share revenue held globally. In addition, the key players in the market have also been profiled in terms of their product segments, financial overview, recent developments and business strategies adopted by them. The leading players in the market include Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH, Siemens AG, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Rockwell Automation Inc., Microsonic GmbH, Baumer Group, MaxBotix Inc., OMRON Corporation, Honeywell International Inc., Branson Ultrasonics Corporation, Gems Sensors & Controls, Senix Corporation and Crest Ultrasonics Corp. among others.
The global ultrasonic sensors market can be segmented as follows;-
Global Ultrasonic Sensors Market, By Type
- Ultrasonic Proximity Sensors
- Ultrasonic Retro-Reflective Sensors
- Ultrasonic Through Beam Sensors
- Ultrasonic 2 Point Proximity Switches
Global Ultrasonic Sensors Market, By Application
- Liquid Level Measurement
- Object Detection
- Distance Measurement
- Anti Collision Detection
- Pallet Detection
Global Ultrasonic Sensors Market, By Industry
- Power and Oil & Gas
- Pulp & paper
- Material Handling
- Food and Beverage
- Medical and Healthcare
- Aerospace and Defense
- Others (Metal working, Printing, Textile)
Global Ultrasonic Sensors Market, By Geography
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Rest of the World (RoW)
- Middle East
- South America