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Global Motion Sensor Market for Wearables 2016-2020

About Global Motion Sensor Market for Wearables

A motion engine is a combination of various ICs that control the position of the device with the help components like the accelerometer, magnetometer, and gyroscope. Motion control is essential in smart devices like smartphones, tablet, and wearables. Apart from device orientation motion engine also supports some applications to enhance user experience. In wearables, these motion engines are integrated to support lifestyle related applications, which in turn increases customer satisfaction.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global motion sensor market for wearables to grow at a CAGR of 26.46% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global motion sensor market for wearables for the period 2016-2020. The wearable electronic devices discussed in the report include the following:

  • Smart bands
  • Smart clothing
  • Smart glasses
  • Smart watches
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Motion Sensor Market for Wearables 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Bosch Sensortec
  • Freescale Semiconductor (acquired by NXP in December 2015)
  • InvenSense
  • Kionix
  • MEMSIC
  • STMicroelectronics
Market driver
  • Advanced MEMS packaging
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Low awareness of potential uses of wearable devices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Strategic partnerships among supply chain members
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Base year
    • Market coverage
    • Definitions
    • Market size calculation
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Key regions
    • Vendor segmentation
      • Table Key vendors in global motion sensor market for wearables
    • Currency conversion rates
      • Table Currency conversion rates
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Summary of key figures
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables (millions of units)
      • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by sensor type
    • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables by sensor type 2015
    • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables 2015-2020
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables by application 2015
    • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables by applications 2015-2020
    • Smart watches
      • Table Global motion sensor market for smart watches 2015-2020 (millions of units)
      • Table ASP of smart watches
    • Smart bands
      • Table Global motion sensor market for smart bands 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Smart clothing
      • Table Global motion sensor market for smart clothing 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Smart glasses
      • Table Global motion sensor market for smart glasses 2015-2020 (millions of units)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables by geography 2015
    • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables 2015-2020
    • Americas
      • Table Global motion sensors market for wearables in Americas 2015-2020 ( millions of units)
      • Table Major wearable device manufacturers and their headquarters
    • APAC
      • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables in APAC 2015-2020 (millions of unit)
      • Table Major wearable device manufacturers and their headquarters
    • EMEA
      • Table Global motion sensor market for wearables in EMEA 2015-2020 (millions of unit)
  • Market drivers
    • High demand for wearable lifestyle devices
      • Table Percentage of activity-monitoring device owners by age in US 2015
    • Miniaturization of electronic devices
    • Integration of advanced technologies in wearable devices
    • Advanced MEMS packaging
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Security and privacy issues
    • High cost of wearable devices
    • Unappealing designs
    • Regulations for information security
    • Low awareness of potential uses of wearable devices
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Proliferation of low-cost wearable devices
    • Strategic partnerships among supply chain members
    • High demand for combo sensors
    • Declining ASP of MEMS motion sensors
      • Table ASP of combo sensors (accelerometer plus gyroscope)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Competitive scenario
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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