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Market Trends: More Sensors in Cars Require More Intelligent Functionality

Published: 20 August 2014

ID: G00259258

Analyst(s): Hiroyuki Shimizu, Satish R.M, Adriana Blanco


The rise of connectivity in the Internet of Things era represents new challenges and opportunities for sensor vendors, as more sensors will be used in cars to improve safety, track usage behavior and enable other applications.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • The Sensor Markets for Automotive Applications
    • Nonoptical Semiconductor Sensors
    • Applications Driving Growth
    • Image Sensors
  • Technology Trend
    • MEMS Technology Enables Sensor Proliferation
    • The Evolution From Smart Sensors to Intelligent Sensors

Vendors to Watch

  • Nonoptical Sensor Vendors
  • Image Sensor Vendors

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