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2015 Top Technologies in Sensors & Control (Technical Insights)

2015 Top Technologies in Sensors & Control (Technical Insights)

Historic, Current and Future Trends

Past

Integration of wireless connectivity: Major focus on eliminating wires for data transfer

Establishing wireless sensor networks: Integrating sensors into networks for covering wide areas and for remote monitoring

Development of low-power consuming sensors: Forming the base for the adoption of energy harvesting

Focus on robustness of sensors: Improved sensitivity as well as accuracy under diverse environmental conditions

Present

Integration of energy harvesting technologies

Innovations geared towards IoT

Focus on wearable sensors

Exploring new form factors such as bendable and flexible sensors

Fusion of sensor data for improved accuracy

Convergence of sensor with various technologies, primarily in the ICT sector

Future

Nanotechnology to be a key enabler for improved sensitivity and multi-parameter sensing capabilities

Graphene has high potential to be the building block of various sensors

Establishing a robust supply chain for printed sensors to enable low cost mass manufacturing

Drones to penetrate diverse application fields, including package delivery and imaging

Move towards smart sensors

About this report

Key technological trends and advancements in the Sensors & Control cluster that are likely to have high impact in the near-term and medium-term are covered in this research service. Key technologies in the cluster were evaluated to arrive at the top 10 technologies for 2015. The study covers each technology from various dimensions such as innovation ecosystem, drivers & challenges, technology roadmap and opportunities, funding trends, patent analysis, and market potential.Technologies covered in this report include: printed sensors, M2M Communications, biosensor, optoelectronic sensors, drones, 3D image sensors, sensor fusion, touchless sensing, energy harvesting, and smart sensors.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • 2015 Technologies in Sensors & Control Cluster
    • Top 50 Technologies for 2015 - Selection Methodology
    • Top 10 Technologies in Sensors and Control Cluster
  • Trend Assessment
    • 2013 & 2014 Top Technologies in Sensors & Control Cluster
    • Historic, Current and Future Trends
    • Key Challenges in Sensors and Control Cluster
  • Top 10 Sensors & Control Technologies-Deep Dive Analysis
    • Drones - Eyes in the Sky
      • Drones-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovators Profile and Key Initiatives
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers and Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Smart Sensors - Sensors with Advanced Intelligence
      • Smart Sensors-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook and Growth Opportunities
    • Biosensors - Revolutionizing Healthcare Through Intelligent Sensing & Analysis
      • Biosensors - Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Landscape & Key Initiatives
      • Innovators Profile
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Driving Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook and Growth Opportunities
    • Energy Harvesting - Harnessing Ambient Energy for Powering Sensors
      • Energy Harvesting-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/ Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Landscape and Key Initiatives
      • Innovators Profile
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Key Factors Driving Adoption-Drivers and Challenges
      • Global Market Potential - Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook and Growth Opportunities
    • M2M Communications - Enabling Devices To Converse With Each Other
      • M2M Communications-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovators Profile and Key Initiatives
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Driving Adoption-Drivers and Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook and Growth Opportunities
    • Sensor Fusion - Synergy with Sensors
      • Sensor Fusion-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012 - 2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovators Profile and Key Initiatives
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Driving Adoption-Drivers and Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Unit Forecast
      • Roadmap Future Outlook and Growth Opportunities
    • Touchless Sensing - Human-Machine Interaction without Touching
      • Touchless Sensing-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Landscape & Key Initiatives
      • Innovators Profile
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Driving Adoption-Drivers and Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook and Growth Opportunities
    • Printed Sensors - Low-cost Sensors using Printing Technologies
      • Printed Sensors-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovators Profile and Key Initiatives
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Driving Adoption - Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Optoelectronic Sensors - Sensing and Converting An Optical Signal through Electronics
      • Optoelectronic Sensors-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Innovation Landscape & Key Initiatives
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Driving Adoption-Drivers and Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook and Growth Opportunities
    • 3D Imaging Sensors - Depth perception in images
      • 3D Imaging Sensor-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovators Profile and Key Initiatives
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Driving Adoption-Drivers and Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook and Growth Opportunities

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