Depth Sensing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Depth Sensing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : March, 2020 | Semiconductor & Electronics | PPT format

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Depth Sensing Market Introduction

The global market for depth sensing had been growing at an exponential rate in the past decade. The market crossed the US$ 1 billion market in 2017, and it is likely to grow at a double-digit CAGR during the next decade.

The tech industry is constantly undergoing transformations, giving rise to new groundbreaking innovations, which is one of the most important factor instrumental in boosting development of the depth sensing technologies. The depth sensing market is witnessing impressive growth as depth sensors are becoming the most commonly used components in the latest tech innovations in robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Depth sensing is becoming an important feature in next-gen electronic products, including smartphones and laptops, as the conventional world of 2D smartphone cameras is transitioning towards the 3D world. Smartphone manufacturers’ futuristic approach towards the tech-based features is expected to boost growth of the depth sensing market. Leading manufacturers in the tech industry are hinging on the recent developments in the depth sensing industry to launch groundbreaking features of consumer electronic products.

Depth Sensing Market – Notable Developments

  • In January 2019, Sony Depthsensing Solutions – a leading developer of imaging sensors and a top-tiered company in the depth sensing market – announced that it has adopted strategies to introduce the next generation of visual-processing chips through depth sensing lenses and a new set of 3D sensors. The company also declared its plans to ramp up its production of visual-processing chips in the coming years while catering to the increasing demand from smartphone manufacturers to introduce better face recognition features.
  • Intel Corporation – an American multinational corporation and technology company and a leading player in the depth sensing market – recently announced that it has expanded its D400 RealSense cameras series with the launch of two new RealSense depth cameras – D415 and D435. The company also announced that the newly launched depth sensing cameras enable end-users to process depth data at high framerates in real time, which makes these cameras ideal for educators and content creators.

Some of the most prominent competitors operating in the competitive landscape of global depth sensing market include –

  • Sony Depthsensing Solutions
  • Intel
  • Texas Instruments
  • Qualcomm
  • BECOM BLUETECHNIX
  • Infineon Technologies
  • Stereolabs
  • Creative
  • Pmdtechnologies
  • Espros
  • Occipital
  • Vrmagic
  • Melexis
  • Tower semiconductor
  • ASUSTeK Computer
  • Nerian Vision Technologies
  • PrimeSense
  • Aquifi
  • Sunny Optical Technology
  • LIPS Corporation

Depth Sensing Market Dynamics

Growing Applications of Depth Sensing in Consumers Electronics will Drive Market Growth

Ever-growing demand for next-generation consumer electronics, such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops, has triggered applications of state-of-the-art technologies in the consumer electronics industry. Leading technology companies are incorporating latest technologies to offer depth sensing features to the latest versions of their existing products, to maintain a competitive edge in the market. With the implementation of innovative technologies to introduce depth sensing features, such as AR-VR (augmented reality and virtual reality), face recognition, scanning, and gesture control, in new smartphones, the global market for depth sensing is expected to witness positive growth in the upcoming years.

Asia Pacific Region to Prove Lucrative for Depth Sensing Market Players

With the strong presence of leading technology companies in developed countries, such as the U.S. and leading European Countries, the depth sensing market is witnessing positive growth in the developed regions. However, the unprecedented surge in the sales of next-generation consumer electronics has attracted global giants in the technology industry to invest in developing countries. Thereby, exponentially increasing demand for technologically advanced consumer electronic products, such as gaming headsets, laptops, and smartphones, in developing countries in the Asia Pacific region is expected to boost the incremental growth of the depth sensing market in the region.

Ever-expanding Smartphones Market will Generate Positive Growth Opportunities

Depth imaging features of smartphone cameras is one of the most prominent applications of the depth sensing technology, and growing popularity depth imaging features is expected to augur well for growth of the depth sensing market in coming future. Leading players in the depth sensing market are aiming to capitalize on increasing growth of the smartphones market, especially in the emerging economies, to gain momentum in the market.

Another important factor, which is triggering growth of the depth sensing market with rapidly-expanding smartphones industry, is the advantages of depth sensing is providing accurate sizing in customized applications of 3D body shape scanning. Discovery of such advanced features of depth sensing applications in smartphones and incremental growth prospects of the smartphones industry will provide an impetus to growth of the depth sensing market in the coming future.

Depth Sensing Market Segmentation

The depth sensing market is segmented according to:

  • Technology
  • Product types
  • Component types
  • End-use industries

Based on technology, the depth sensing market is segmented into:

  • Time-of-Flight
  • Structured Light
  • Stereo Vision

Based on the product types, the depth sensing market is segmented into:

  • Active
  • Passive

Based on the component types, the depth sensing market is segmented into:

  • Camera/Lens Module
  • Illuminator
  • Sensor

Based on the end-use industries, the depth sensing market is segmented into:

  • Consumer Electronics
  • Industrial
  • Building Automation
  • Medical
  • Automotive

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.

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