Global 3D Sensors Industry

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — This report analyzes the worldwide markets for 3D Sensors in US$ by the following Product Types: Temperature Sensors, Position Sensors, Acoustic Sensors, Image Sensors, Accelerometer Sensors, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 61 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Ascension Technology Corporation
Asustek Computer, Inc.
AT - Automation Technology GmbH
Cognex Corporation
Fastree3D SA



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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers.............. I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Temperature Sensors..............I-3 Position Sensors.............. I-4 Acoustic Sensors.............. I-4 Image Sensors.............. I-4 Accelerometer Sensors..............I-4 Others.............. I-4

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW.............. II-1 3D Sensors: An Evolving yet High Potential Market II-1 Current and Future Analysis..............II-2 Ballooning Sales of 3D-Enabled Devices - A Business Case for 3D Sensors Market..............II-3 Table 1: World Market for 3D-Capable Devices by Type (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Installed Base for 3D Desktop PCs & Notebooks, 3D Gaming Consoles, 3D Media players, 3D Portable Devices, and 3D TV Displays (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-4 High Cost & Manufacturing Complexities - Major Market Challenges II-5

2. MARKET TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS & ISSUES II-6 Consumer Electronics: Active Adopter of 3D Sensing Technology II-6 Table 2: Global Market for Consumer Electronics (2012 & 2015): Breakdown of Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) by Region/Country for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East, and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-6 3D Sensing Technology in Gaming Market: A Major Growth Propeller II-7 Table 3: World 3D Gaming Consoles Market (2015 & 2020) - Annual Sales in Thousand Units by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-8 Virtual Reality - A Promising Growth Avenue for 3D Gaming II-8 Rising Popularity of 3D-Enabled Mobile Phones to Augur Well for 3D Sensors Market..............II-9 Opportunity for 3D Sensors Market from Booming Smartphones & Tablet Sales.............. II-11 Opportunity Indicators..............II-13 Table 4: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide (as a Percentage of Total Population) for Major Countries (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-13

Table 5: Worldwide Shipments of Desktop PCs, Tablets and Mobile Phones (2014 & 2015) (In Million Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-14 Manufacturers Actively Pursue Integration of 3D Depth Sensing Camera Technology into Mobile Devices II-14 Microsoft Researchers Transform Smartphones into 3D Depth Sensing Cameras.............. II-15 Google's Project Tango: A Smartphone with 3D Sensors II-15 Low Cost Depth-Sensing Cameras..............II-16 American Researchers Developed Depth Sensing 3D Imaging Technology.............. II-16 3D Sensing Capability for Improved Gesture Recognition: Opportunities for Growth..............II-16 3D Gesture Sensing in Large-Screen Smart Devices: A Growth Market.............. II-17 3D Image Sensors: Transforming Gesture Recognition and Touchless Sensing Market..............II-18 Rising Sales of 3D Printers & Scanners - Opportunity for 3D Sensors Market.............. II-19 Table 6: Global 3D Printing Market (2015 & 2020): Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20 Advancing Camera Technology: Growth Propeller for 3D Sensors II-21 Manufacturer Strategy to Revive PC Sales with 3D Technology: Potential for 3D Sensors..............II-22 Table 7: Global Market for Personal Computers (2012 & 2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Volume Shipments by Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23 3D Sensors to Gain from Rising Prominence of 3D Technology in Entertainment Industry..............II-23 Waning Popularity of 3D TVs to Impact 3D Sensor Demand II-23 3D Sensor-Driven Wearables: A Promising Capability II-24 3D Medical Imaging Market - Promising Demand for 3D Sensors II-25 Advanced 3D Medical Visualization Systems: Opportunity for 3D Sensors Market.............. II-26 Table 8: Global Advanced (3D/4D) Visualization Systems Market (2014 & 2018) - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27 CMOS Image Sensor and Real-Time 3D Images II-27 AIT Develops 3D Dental Scanner..............II-27 Industrial Automation: Rising Applications for 3D Image Sensors II-28 3D Sensors for Measurement, Guidance and Inspection Applications II-28 Extrinsic Calibration of 3D Sensors Using Spherical Target II-29 AIT Develops Stereocamera-Based Sensor Technology II-29 Immersive 3D Sketching to Transform Design, Gaming and Cinema II-30 3D Sensing: Growing Applications in Automotive Safety & Infotainment Systems..............II-30 Stereovision Sensor Enables Detecting Occupant Position in Cars II-30 3D Sensors for Nuclear Inspection Applications II-31 3D Sensors in Surveillance & Security Systems II-32 3D Depth Sensing Offers Prospects for Indoor Navigation II-33 3D Sensors to Revolutionize Offline Retail Stores II-33 Relevance of 3D Sensors in Personalized Marketing II-34 Motion Stereo Vision 3D Sensors Find Favor in Automated Robotics Applications..............II-35 Lightweight 3D Sensors - Potential Use in Expanded Range of Mobile Robot Applications..............II-36 3D Sensors Ideal for Environment Sensing II-36

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW.............. II-38 3D Sensors - An Introduction..............II-38 Types of 3D Sensor Technologies..............II-38 Stereo Vision.............. II-38 Structured Light Projection..............II-38 Time of Flight (TOF)..............II-39 Time-of-Flight Camera - Applications II-39 Ultrasound.............. II-40 Types of 3D Sensors.............. II-40 Temperature Sensors..............II-40 Position Sensors.............. II-40 Acoustic Sensors.............. II-40 Image Sensors.............. II-40 Accelerometer Sensors..............II-40 Pressure Sensors.............. II-41 Applications of 3D Sensors..............II-41 Tablets & Phones.............. II-41 Laptops, PCs & All-in-One Computers II-41 TVs, Consoles & Set-top Boxes II-41 3D Scanners.............. II-41 Healthcare/Medical.............. II-41 Automotive.............. II-42 Industrial.............. II-42

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-43 Occipital Releases Structure Sensor 3D Scanner Update II-43 Steinbichler Demonstrates Smart Sensors for 3D Digitizing II-43 NOMi Introduces Brickstream 3D LIVE Sensor II-43 ON Semiconductor Showcases CMOS Imaging Sensor II-43 Optex Demonstrates New Accurance 3D Video Analytics-Based Sensor II-43 ifm electronic Unveils Mobile 3D Smart Sensor II-43 Infineon Introduces TLV493D-A1B6 3D Magnetic Sensor II-44 4DSP Unveils 3D Shape Sensing Technology II-44 Microflown Demonstrates 3D Acoustic Situational Awareness Systems II-44 SoftKinetic Demonstrates DepthSense® 3D ToF Camera on Mobile Platform.............. II-44 LMI Unveils Gocator 2320 Profile Sensor II-44 LMI Launches 3D Sensors for chroma+scan 2400 Series II-44 LMI Introduces Gocator 2880 Sensor II-44 Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon Sense ID 3D Fingerprint Technology II-45 Visio Nerf Launches CIRRUS 3D Smart Sensors II-45 BASF Develops Single-lens Passive Optical Sensor II-45 Espros Unveils 3D Time-of-Flight QVGA Image Sensor II-45 Baumer Launches PosCon 3D Optical Edge Sensor II-45 Globetronics Technology to Unveil 3D Sensors II-45 Metaio Launches Support for 3D Depth Sensing Camera Systems II-45 Automation Technology Introduces C5-Series and C2-CS 3D Sensors II-46 Cognex Unveils Multi-Camera and 3D Vision System II-46 Google Launches Tablet Prototype with 3D Sensors II-46 Melexis and SoftKinetic Introduces ToF 3D Sensor II-46 Amazon Unveils Fire Phone with 3D User Interface II-46 GOEPEL Launches 3D EyeZ Sensor Module II-46 Qualcomm Introduces 3D Fingerprint Scanning Technology II-46 3D Systems Introduces iSense 3D Scanner II-47 Dell to Release Tablet with RealSense 3D Imaging Sensor II-47 Princeton Optronics Launches 8-W VCSEL Array for 3D Sensing and Gesture Recognition..............II-47 Cognex Launches Machine-Vision Solution II-47 Mantis Vision Introduces Aquila Tablet for Developers II-47 LMI Technologies Introduces Gocator Snapshot Sensor II-47 Bombardier Launches Optical 3D Sensor System II-48 Zepp Labs Introduces Zepp 3D Motion Sensor II-48 Leap Motion Unveils 3D Gesture Control Sensor II-48 EVT Launches EyeScan VR 3D Vision Sensor for Image Processing II-48 Infineon Technologies Unveils 3-D Image Sensor Chips II-48 Advanced Scientific Concepts Launches GoldenEye 3D Camera II-48 Steinbichler Unveils COMET L3D 8M 3D Scanning Sensor II-48 Micro Magnetics Introduces STJ-3D Magnetic Solid-State Sensor II-49 Panasonic Develops New Image Sensor II-49 PrimeSense Launches Capri 1.25 3D Sensing Sensor II-49 LMI Technologies Introduces Smart Laser Distance Sensors II-49 LMI Launches Gocator 3100 Series of 3D Smart Sensors II-49 Infineon Technologies Introduces 3D Image Sensor Chips II-49

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-50 Integro Technologies and ifm efector Partner to Introduce 3D Time of Flight Cameras..............II-50 Multipix Imaging Inks Agreement with SmartRay II-50 CyberOptics to Supply 3D Sensor Subsystems to KLA-Tencor II-50 Tower Semiconductor Bags Contract from Intel II-50 Intel and Razer Collaborate for 3D Sensing Camera II-50 OmniVision and Inuitive Partner for 3D Camera II-50 Mantis Selects OV7251 Global Shutter Image Sensor for 3D Camera Reference Design..............II-51 Acute3D Partners with Visual Intelligence II-51 Cognex Extends 3D Laser Displacement Sensors Portfolio II-51 Mantis Vision and Flextronics to Develop 3D-Enabled Tablet II-51 Apple Takes Over PrimeSense..............II-51 LMI Technologies Expands Network of Gocator 3D Smart Sensor Distributors.............. II-51 LMI Takes Over 3D3 Solutions..............II-52

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS..............II-53 Ascension Technology Corporation (USA) II-53 Asustek Computer, Inc. ( Taiwan )..............II-53 AT - Automation Technology GmbH ( Germany ) II-53 Cognex Corporation ( USA )..............II-53 Fastree3D SA ( Switzerland )..............II-54 GestureTek ( USA ).............. II-54 Haimer GmbH ( Germany )..............II-55 ifm electronic gmbh ( Germany )..............II-55 Infineon Technologies AG ( Germany ) II-56 Intel Corporation ( USA )..............II-56 LMI Technologies, Inc. ( Canada )..............II-57 Mantis Vision ( Israel )..............II-57 Microchip Technology, Inc. ( USA ) II-57 Microsoft Corporation ( USA )..............II-58 Neptec Technologies Corporation ( Canada ) II-58 Occipital, Inc. ( USA )..............II-59 Omnivision Technologies, Inc. ( USA ) II-59 Orbbec 3D Technology International Inc. ( USA ) II-59 Perceptron, Inc. ( USA )..............II-60 Photon-X ( USA ).............. II-60 pmdtechnologies gmbH ( Germany ) II-61 PointGrab Ltd. ( Israel )..............II-62 Qualcomm, Inc. ( USA )..............II-62 SICK AG ( Germany ).............. II-62 SmartRay GmbH ( Germany )..............II-63 SoftKinetic ( Belgium )..............II-63 Stereolabs ( France ).............. II-63 Texas Instruments Incorporated ( USA ) II-64 Visio Nerf ( France ).............. II-64 VRmagic Holding ( Germany )..............II-65 XYZ Interactive Technologies, Inc. ( Canada ) II-65

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