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Forecast: MEMS Semiconductor Sensors, by Type and Application, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 05 September 2013

ID: G00254647

Analyst(s): Steve Ohr, Adriana Blanco


Automotive applications accounted for $1.8 billion of micro-electromechanical systems revenue in 2012. However, by 2014, MEMS sensors manufacturers will find significant revenue fueled by the growth in the use of MEMS sensors in smartphones and tablets of more than 20% over the forecast period.

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Forecast Data

  • Overall, Automotive Applications Are Driving MEMS Revenue


  • Market Overview
    • Sensor Type: Motion Sensors Continue to Dominate
    • Application Type: Automotive on Top, Despite Relatively Slow Growth
  • Updates for 1H13 Forecast


  • Base Assumptions
  • Semiconductor Device-Level Assumptions by Major Application
    • Automotive
    • Consumer
    • Wireless
    • Compute
    • Storage
    • Industrial
    • Military

Forecast Methodology

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