Sensor Market

Sensor Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report

Sensor Market Profitability Size, Share, Growth, And Characteristics By Technology (CMOS, MEMS, NEMS, Others) By Type (Radar Sensor, Optical Sensor, Biosensor, Touch Sensor, Image Sensor, Pressure Sensor, Temperature Sensor, Proximity & Displacement Sensor, Level Sensor, Motion & Position Sensor, Humidity Sensor, Accelerometer & Speed Sensor, Others) By End-User (Electronics, IT & Telecom, Industrial, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare, Others) Based On Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2028

Report ID : BMRC 1922
Number of pages : 300
Published Date : Nov 2022
Category : Sensors
Delivery Timeline : 48 hrs

Global Sensors Market is valued at USD 155.92 Billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 288.70 Billion by 2028 with at a CAGR of 9.2% over the forecast period

Scope of Sensors Market

A sensor is a device that measures the physical input of its environment and converts it into data that can be interpreted by humans or machines. Most of the sensors are electronic (data is converted into electronic data), but some are simpler, such as a glass thermometer, which presents visual data. People use sensors for measuring distance, measuring distance, detecting smoke, controlling pressure, and many other uses. However, Smart Sensors have multi-sensing capabilities that measure temperature, pressure, humidity, and conditions and process data using microprocessors and advanced calculation models. Furthermore, sensors currently have a strong presence in consumer electronics and automotive applications. In addition, the demand for MEMS technology in smart sensors has increased as this technology allows smart sensors to handle large amounts of data in a matter of seconds. However, data collected by sensors is processed by microprocessors, which store data through advanced calculations. This MEMS sensor technology makes these smart sensors more flexible and improves their self-calibration capability. The demand for smart sensors in smart city projects is increasing due to the rising use of various kinds of smart sensors such as light sensors, environmental sensors, temperature and humidity sensors, and position sensors for infrastructure applications.

The explosion of Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the electronics and sensors sector. Sensors manufacturing units in various countries were shut down due to an increase in Covid-19 cases. It also disrupted the overall supply chain of raw materials and components worldwide. International trade barriers have created difficulties for market participants in purchasing raw materials and components and in the timely delivery of sensors. In addition, partial or complete lockdowns disrupted the global supply chain, challenging producers to reach consumers. The overall production process was adversely affected. However, at the same time, however, high demand in the healthcare, automotive and IT, and telecommunications sectors led to a huge increase in demand for many sensors. And in 2022, the industry is slowly opening.

The global Sensors Market is segmented on the basis of type, technology, end-user, and region & country level. Based on type, the Sensors Market is classified into radar sensor, optical sensor, biosensor, touch sensor, image sensor, Pressure Sensors, temperature sensor, proximity & displacement sensor, level sensor, motion & position sensor, humidity sensor, accelerometer & speed sensor, and others. On the basis of technology, the sensors market is classified into CMOS, MEMS, NEMS, and others. Based on end-user, the sensors market is classified into electronics, IT & telecom, industrial, automotive, aerospace & defense, healthcare, and others.

The regions covered in these Global Sensors Market report are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. On the basis of country level, market of global sensors is sub divided into U.S., Mexico, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, China, Japan, India, South East Asia, GCC, Africa, etc.

Key Players of Global Sensors Market

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Microchip Technology
  • NXP Semiconductor
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Qualcomm Technologies
  • STMicroelectronics
  • Sony Corporation
  • TE Connectivity
  • Texas Instruments
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

Sensors Segmentation

By Technology

  • CMOS
  • MEMS
  • NEMS
  • Others

By Type

  • Radar Sensor
  • Optical Sensor
  • Biosensor
  • Touch Sensor
  • Image Sensor
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Temperature Sensor
  • Proximity & Displacement Sensor
  • Level Sensor
  • Motion & Position Sensor
  • Humidity Sensor
  • Accelerometer & Speed Sensor
  • Others

By End-User

  • Electronics
  • IT and Telecom
  • Industrial
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Others

Global Sensors Market Dynamics-

The market is growing constantly due to the high competition between top players and rising number of innovative offerings in the market. From the last few years, market players are launching many new advanced sensors for various industrial uses. Mostly all market players have tried to build a strong base in the market through several acquisitions, collaborations, and mergers. In March 2020, TE Connectivity has integrated its sensor products into the MeasureWare hardware measurement kit and software studio tools for analog devices. Integration TE will give permission to customers easily develop accurate sensor applications without having to know the exact analog or sensor design. In January 2020, Infineon Technologies introduced the world's smallest 3D image sensor for face authentication and photo effects on smartphones. It is developed with Pmdtechnologies AG, the new REAL3 single-chip solution that measures 4.4 x 5.1 mm and is the fifth generation of successful flight time deep sensors. In addition, rising number of partnership and collaboration activities among by key players is also supplementing the market growth. For example; On December 16th, 2021, Sony developed the world's first stacked CMOS image sensor technology with 2-layer transistor pixels expanding the dynamic range and reducing noise by approximately doubling the saturation signal level. On November 10th, 2021, NXP and Ford collaborated to deliver next-generation connected car experiences and expanded services.

Furthermore, increasing demand of sensors in various industrial sectors such as; transportation, robotics, and many other types of industries is also helping the sensor market to reach a new height. Today, it is widely used to make vehicles. Modern car engines have 15 to 30 sensors to keep everything running smoothly as the sensors control everything in the engine for optimal performance. In total, the modern car has more than 70 sensors in the whole car. And worldwide car sales were about 66.7 million automobiles in 2021, up from about 63.8 million units in 2020. And, growing popularity of Industrial 4.0 and IIoT are also augumenting the demand for sensors. Industrial 4.0 Industry development continues, and the benefits of using new disruptive technologies for the development of existing industries are obvious. However, OEMs expect sensor manufacturers to provide the best technology at the lowest cost. This increases the price pressure on sensor manufacturers, forcing them to cut profits. This is the biggest deterrent to the market growth.

Considering the use of smart sensors in industrial automation and building automation, the demand for these sensors in many other industries such as petrochemicals, sensors, food processing, and transportation is also increasing due to their ability to monitor and process vibration and sound signals. Smart sensors have the ability to collect, transmit and process information. Therefore, they can detect the health of the machine and estimate the probability of its malfunction, which helps the manufacturing industry to reduce maintenance costs and save more costs by reducing downtime. This will open many opportunities in the market in the future.

Recent Development

NXP Semiconductors Announced Two Updates to its Industry Leading Automotive Radar Portfolio

On January 4th, 2022; NXP announced two updates to their industry-leading automotive radar portfolio, now designed into the top 20 global OEMs. The industry's first dedicated 16nm imaging radar processor, the NXP S32R45, has been released for mass production, with the initial consumer ramp-up set to begin in the first half of 2022. Furthermore, the new NXP S32R41 has been introduced to enhance the benefits of 4D imaging radar. A very large number of vehicles. These processors collectively serve L2 + through the L5 autonomy zone, enabling 4D imaging radar for 360-degree surround sensing.

NXP and Foxconn Industrial Internet Ltd. Announced Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Automotive Innovation

On  December 20th, 2021; NXP, a subsidiary of Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII), Hon Hai, a leading automotive semiconductor company, announced a strategic partnership to transform cars into Ultimate Edge devices. NXP will provide FII with a comprehensive portfolio of automotive technology.

Sony Developed World’s First Stacked CMOS Image Sensor Technology with 2-Layer Transistor Pixel Widens Dynamic Range

On December 16th, 2021; Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation succeeded in inventing the world's first stacked CMOS image sensor technology with 2-layer transistor pixels. While photodiodes and pixel transistors from traditional CMOS image sensors occupy a single substrate, Sony's new technology separates photodiodes and pixel transistors at different substrate levels. This new architecture roughly doubles the saturation signal level compared to traditional image sensors, expands the dynamic range, and reduces noise, resulting in significant improvements in imaging properties. The pixel design of the new technology will enable the pixels to maintain or improve not only their existing properties but also their smaller pixel size.

NXP and Ford Collaborated to Deliver Next-Generation Connected Car Experiences and Expanded Services.

On November 10th, 2021; NXP announced a partnership with Ford Motor Company to provide enhanced driver experience, convenience, and service to a global fleet of vehicles including the 2021 Ford F-150 pickup, Mustang Mach-E, and Bronco SUV. Ford's new fully networked vehicle architecture implements NXP's vehicle networking processor and i.MX 8 Series processor, working together to upgrade vehicles that help improve customers' lifestyles and streamline the ownership experience.

Sensors Market Regional Analysis

The Asia-Pacific is home to many automakers, as well as several other industries. the Asia-Pacific region that make extensive use of sensors in their products. In addition, the Green Revolution is now widely accepted in many Asian countries, this is also giving a big boost to other industries. And because of this, the sensor market is also expanding in this region. In FY 2021, the total production volume of vehicles in India was around 22.7 million units, an increase over the previous year when production value decreased for the first time during the period presented.  Additionally, India is rapidly accelerating the deployment of many emerging sensors and IoT technologies. India is given the opportunity to use this emerging technology to bring in a large-scale economy. Also, new IoT-based opportunities and ecosystems are evolving every day. Digital India, Make in India, Smart Cities, etc. In addition, the Government of India is taking a few steps to adopt emerging technologies with innovative initiatives. These initiatives are further boosting the sensors market in the country. Furthermore, political pressure for industrial modernization in China is creating a huge demand for smart manufacturing products such as smart sensors and wireless sensor networks in this region. International suppliers of sensor technology are currently in a gold-rush mood in China. High-end machine tools, smart sensors, and other technologies are in high demand in China's industry. Also, South Korean company Hyundai Mobis is set to expand its automobile system with biometric heart-rate measurement by the end of the year. The system uses sensors to identify passengers more accurately.

North America is also making great strides in the global sensor market and is expected to grow significantly over the forecast period. The adoption of automation and smart devices is highest in this region in almost every industry. Due to the high rate of automation, the region is an effective market for smart homes and smart offices. Compared to the rest of the world, the region has the highest adoption of IT in the healthcare industry. Also, according to the American Automotive Policy Council; automakers and their suppliers are the largest manufacturing sector in the United States, accounting for 3% of US GDP. It is also the largest exporter to the United States and has exported more than approximately USD 690 billion in vehicles and parts in the last five years, the next largest exporter, an estimated USD 76 billion more than aerospace. Furthermore, Researchers at Harvard University have developed a platform to create soft robots with embedded advanced pressure sensors that can detect movement, pressure, touch, and even temperature. Additionally, Government regulations in the region to ensure passenger safety in the automobile sector are expected to be a significant growth factor for the sensor market. For example; the U.S. government passed the TREAD Act to make it mandatory to install a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) in all types of automobiles so that drivers can be alerted within 20 minutes to the low inflation of automobiles. Thus, the technological advances that are taking place in North America as well as the adoption of technology by government policies are creating a huge momentum in the sensor market.

By Regional & Country Level

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Netherland
  • Turkey
  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Rest of Europe


  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Australia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Rest Of APAC

Latin America

  • Mexico
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Peru
  • Rest of;South America

Middle East and Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • Rest Of MEA
Report Analysis Details
Historical data 2018 - 2021
Forecast Period 2021 - 2028
Market Size in 2021: USD 155.92 Billion
Base year considered 2021
Forecast Period CAGR %: 9.2%
Market Size Expected in 2028: USD 288.70 Billion
Tables, Charts & Figures: 175
Pages 300
Key Players/Companies

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Infineon Technologies AG, Microchip Technology, NXP Semiconductor, Panasonic Corporation, Qualcomm Technologies, STMicroelectronics, Sony Corporation, TE Connectivity, Texas Instruments, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

Segments Covered By Platform, By Enterprise Size, By Technology, By End-User.
Regional Analysis North America, U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Asia Pacific, China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, South America, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, The Middle East and Africa, GCC, Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa