Capacitive Sensing: Disruptive Opportunities in Key Sectors (TechVision)

Capacitive Sensing: Disruptive Opportunities in Key Sectors (TechVision)

Compact, Low Power Capacitive Sensors to Impact T ouch, Motion, Proximity, Inertial Parameters

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24-May-2016
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Global
Research Code: D6E4-01-00-00-00
SKU: AE01164-GL-TR_18589

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Capacitive sensor technology provides key benefits, such as a small form factor, low power, and immunity to temperature effects. This research service identifies and assesses key opportunities, developments, and innovations in capacitive sensors. Different types of capacitive sensor technologies are profiled, including MEMS capacitive sensors and soft, stretchable capacitive sensors. Key sensing parameters, such as touch, acceleration angular rate, pressure, humidity, gas, fingerprint identification, and proximity/position, are scrutinized, along with key applications for different types of capacitive sensors, such as consumer electronics and wearables, automotive, industrial, aerospace/military, and healthcare.
The technology and innovation report covers:
•     An overview of key technology and market trends impacting capacitive sensing
•     A review of key technological and business challenges and drivers influencing the adoption and growth
•     Overview of key developments and advancements (innovation landscape and profiles)
•     Landscape of key application segments
•     Key market/application needs and requirements that impact the prospects for R&D initiatives
•     Market potential, growth opportunities, and roadmap
•     Insights into the technological issues and market requirements that need to be addressed and exploited in order to capture opportunities

Table of Contents

1.1 Research Scope

1.2 Research Methodology

1.3 Research Methodology Explained

1.4 Key Findings –New Opportunities in Touch Sensing and Gesture Recognition

1.5 Key Findings - High Impact on Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Healthcare Sectors

2.1 Capacitive Sensors – Soft, Touch, Proximity, Accelerometer

2.2 Capacitive Sensors – Level, Pressure, and Flow

2.3 Capacitive Sensors – Humidity, Fingerprint, and MEMS Gyros

2.4 Capacitive MEMS RF and Capacitive Gas Sensors

3.1 Capacitive Touch Sensing – Mobile Phones, Tablets, Digital Cameras, and mp3 Players are Potential Applications

3.2 Capacitive Inertial Sensors

3.3 Capacitive Proximity Sensors Enables Non-Contact Sensing

3.4 Capacitive Humidity Sensors – HVAC, Healthcare, Automotive, Home, and Industrial are Potential Applications

3.5 Capacitive Touchless Sensors for Gesture Recognition

3.6 Capacitive Soft or Stretch Sensor – Motion Capture is a Potential Application

3.7 Capacitive Pressure Sensors – Healthcare, Automotive, HVAC, Process Control, Consumer are Potential Applications

3.8 Capacitive MEMS Gyros Enables Miniaturized, Low Power Devices

3.9 Capacitive Level Sensors are Useful for Harsh Environments

3.10 Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors – Consumer, Automotive, Smart Cards, Home Appliances are Potential Applications

3.11 Capacitive MEMS RF Switches

3.12 Capacitive Gas Sensors Enables Simple and Reliable Sensing

4.1 Representative Companies and Organizations Involved in Capacitive Touch, Touchless, Inertial, or Soft Sensors

4.2 Capacitive Sensing of Electronic Faucets

4.3 Industrial-Grade Force Sensing Capacitive Touch Screen

4.4 Gesture Recognition Using Wearable Tactile Capacitive Sensor Arrays

4.5 Humidity Sensors with Improved Polyimide Materials

4.6 Ultra Low Noise Capacitive Proximity Sensor

4.7 Insole Capacitive Pressure Sensors

4.8 Enhanced User Identification on Capacitive Touch Screens

4.9 Wafer Level Vacuum Encapsulated Capacitive Accelerometer

4.10 Combo Sensors for Mobile and Wearable Applications

4.11 Flexible, Soft Motion Capture Sensors

4.12 Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor with an Improved Sensing Element

4.13 Capacitive RF MEMS Switches

4.14 Capacitive Gas Detection Microsystem

5.1 Capacitive Touch and Touchless Sensors – Opportunities for Wearables

5.2 Capacitive Inertial Sensors – Screen Activation, Motion Sensing, Activity Monitoring Applications

5.3 Capacitive Inertial Sensors - Multi-axis Combo Sensors are Finding Opportunities

5.4 Capacitive Soft or Stretch and Pressure Sensors

5.5 Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors Widely Used in Smart Phones

6.1 Capacitive Inertial and Humidity Sensors – Electronic Stability Control, Navigation and Vehicle Cabin are Potential Applications

6.2 Capacitive Pressure and Stretch Sensors

6.3 Capacitive Touch Sensors are Finding Expanding Use in Vehicles

6.4 Capacitive Touchless Sensors Find Use in Infotainment Systems

7.1 Capacitive Accelerometers Can Find Opportunities in High Speed Trains

7.2 Capacitive Gyros is Used in Varied Applications as Construction, Drones, Oil and Gas, Medical

7.3 Capacitive Humidity Sensors can Reduce Energy Costs in Controlled Ventilation

8.1 Inertial Sensors – AHRS, IMU, Navigation, Guidance and Flight Control

9.1 Capacitive Sensors – Pacemakers, Gait Analysis, External Defibrillator

9.2 Capacitive Sensors – Sleep Apnea Monitoring, Wearables, Personalized Health Management

10.1 Roadmap: Representative Applications with Enhanced Opportunities Over the Next 5-7 Years

11.1 Wearables, Enhanced Interaction, Competition, Technological Aspects are Key Influencing Factors

12.1 Capacitive Sensors Market Potential – Touch Sensors Drives Opportunities

12.2 MEMS Inertial Sensors will Drive Growth Opportunities

13.1 Key Conclusions – Create Value Added Sensing Solutions

13.2 Key Conclusions – Touchless Sensors Hold Potential in Textile based On-body Sensing

13.3 Key Conclusions – Infotainment Systems are Benefitted by Touchless Sensors

13.4 Key Conclusions - Multi-axis Accelerometers, Gyros, Magnetometers Find Greater Use in Consumer Electronics

13.5 Key Conclusions – MEMS Humidity Sensors can Find Opportunities in Wearables

13.6 Key Conclusions – Wearables will Find Greater Opportunities in the Future

14.1 Key Contacts

14.2 Disclaimer

15.1 Value Proposition: Future of Your Company & Career

15.2 Global Perspective

15.3 Industry Convergence

15.4 Implementation Excellence

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Capacitive sensor technology provides key benefits, such as a small form factor, low power, and immunity to temperature effects. This research service identifies and assesses key opportunities, developments, and innovations in capacitive sensors. Different types of capacitive sensor technologies are profiled, including MEMS capacitive sensors and soft, stretchable capacitive sensors. Key sensing parameters, such as touch, acceleration angular rate, pressure, humidity, gas, fingerprint identification, and proximity/position, are scrutinized, along with key applications for different types of capacitive sensors, such as consumer electronics and wearables, automotive, industrial, aerospace/military, and healthcare. The technology and innovation report covers: • An overview of key technology and market trends impacting capacitive sensing • A review of key technological and business challenges and drivers influencing the adoption and growth • Overview of key developments and advancements (innovation landscape and profiles) • Landscape of key application segments • Key market/application needs and requirements that impact the prospects for R&D initiatives • Market potential, growth opportunities, and roadmap • Insights into the technological issues and market requirements that need to be addressed and exploited in order to capture opportunities
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Author Peter Adrian
WIP Number D6E4-01-00-00-00
Keyword 1 Capacitive Sensing
Keyword 2 Capacitive Sensors
Keyword 3 stretchable capacitive sensors
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