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Global Touch Sensor Market 2016-2020

Global Touch Sensor Market 2016-2020

About Touch Sensor

A touchscreen is integrated into devices for providing a sensing and feedback system. These screens need three basic components to provide a touch interface: a touch sensor, a controller integrated circuit (IC), and a software driver. An integral part of a touchscreen, a touch sensor is a two-dimensional sensing device in the form of a transparent sheet. A touch sensor forms the interface between the display and the user. There have been significant R&D efforts to enhance touch sensors’ sensitivity.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global touch sensor market to grow at a CAGR of 9.3% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global touch sensor market for 2015-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the shipment of touch sensors by technology (resistive, capacitive, and others) worldwide for these application segments:

  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Laptops
  • Monitors
  • All-in-one (AIO) PCs
  • Others (point of sale (POS), public displays, music players, gaming consoles, and personal digital assistants (PDAs))
Technavio's report, Global Touch Sensor Market 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
  • 3M
  • Freescale Semiconductor
  • Honeywell
  • Infineon
  • ON Semiconductor
  • Texas Instruments
Other prominent vendors
  • Atmel
  • Cypress Semiconductor
  • FUJITSU
  • Banpil Photonics
  • BeanAir
  • Siemens.
Market driver
  • Growth of smartphone and tablet markets
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Increased focus on cost reduction
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emergence of multi-touch screens
  • 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Touch Sensor Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Touch Sensor Market: 3M, Freescale Semiconductor, Honeywell, Infineon, ON Semiconductor and Texas Instruments

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Atmel, Cypress Semiconductor, FUJITSU, Banpil Photonics, BeanAir, and, and Siemens.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Multi-touch allows the use of two or more fingers on the screen at the same time, and can replace the keyboard. Apple introduced the technology to enable touch gestures like pinching and stretching for zoom control on its devices. Multi-touch is seen in capacitive touchscreen displays, but resistive touchscreen displays do not support this feature. Samsung, Google, Dell, HP, and Apple use multi-touch screens as unique selling propositions to market their products. As a result, the demand for capacitive touch sensors is increasing across mobile computing devices.”

According to the report, the global tablet market is likely to grow significantly during the forecast period. The higher demand for Apple’s iPads and the large growth potential of tablets based on Android have prompted many leading mobile and PC original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to enter the tablet market.

Further, the report states that the mobile computing device manufacturers are focusing on reducing their overall production costs because of changing consumer preferences. This will negatively impact the growth of the market.

Companies Mentioned

3M, Freescale Semiconductor, Honeywell, Infineon, ON Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, Atmel, Cypress Semiconductor, FUJITSU, Banpil Photonics, BeanAir, and, Siemens.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Future outlook
    • Vendor strategy
      • Table Ansoff Matrix
    • Haptic technology: the future of touch
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global touch sensor market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global touch sensor market 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation of global touch sensor market by application
      • Table Global touch sensor market segmentation by application 2015
      • Table Global touch sensor market segmentation by application 2020
      • Table Global touch sensor market segmentation by application 2015-2020
    • Global touch sensor market for smartphones
    • Global touch sensor market for tablets
    • Global touch sensor market for laptops
    • Global touch sensor market for monitors
    • Global touch sensor market for all-in-one (AIO) PCs
  • Market segmentation by technology
    • Table Segmentation of global touch sensor market by technology 2015-2020
    • Global capacitive touch sensor market
    • Global resistive touch sensor market
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Global touch sensor market segmentation by geography 2015
    • Table Global touch sensor market segmentation by geography 2015-2020
    • Table Global touch sensor market segmentation by geography 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Touch sensor market in APAC
    • Touch sensor market in the Americas
    • Touch sensors market in EMEA
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
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