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IoT Sensors Market - Global Industry Analysis

IoT Sensors Market (Accelerometers, Light Sensors, Pressure Sensors, Temperature Sensors, Magnetometers, Gyroscopes, Others) for Healthcare, Retail, Industrial, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Building Automation, and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2016-2022

Published Date: 13-Jan-2017 Category: Technology & Media Report Format : PDF Pages: 110 Report Code: ZMR-759 Status : Published

Global IoT sensors market is expected to reach USD 27.38 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 24% between 2017 and 2022.


The report covers forecast and analysis for the IoT sensors market on a global and regional level. The study provides historic data of 2016 along with a forecast from 2016 to 2022 based on revenue (USD Billion). The study includes drivers and restraints for the IoT sensors market along with the impact they have on the demand over the forecast period. Additionally, the report includes the study of opportunities available in the IoT sensors market on a global level.

This report offers comprehensive coverage on global IoT sensors market along with, market trends, drivers, and restraints of the IoT sensors market. This report included a detailed competitive scenario and product portfolio of key vendors. To understand the competitive landscape in the market, an analysis of Porter’s five forces model for the IoT sensors market has also been included. The study encompasses a market attractiveness analysis, wherein all segments are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness. This report is prepared using data sourced from in-house databases, secondary and primary research team of industry experts.

The study provides a decisive view on the IoT sensors market by segmenting the market based on type, service type, application, and regions. All the segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends and the market is estimated from 2016 to 2022. On the basis of the type, the market is bifurcated into pressure sensors, temperature sensors, accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers, light Sensors and others. Application wise the IoT sensors market is segmented into healthcare, retails, automotive, building automation, consumer electronics, and others. The regional segmentation includes the current and forecast demand for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

IoT Sensors

The report covers detailed competitive outlook including the market share and company profiles of the key participants operating in the global IoT sensors market include Robert Bosch GmbH, Infineon Technologies, InvenSense Inc., Libelium, ARM Holdings Plc., STMicroelectronics N.V., Honeywell International Inc., Ericsson and Digi International Inc., among others.

The report segments global IoT sensors market as follows:

Global IoT Sensors Market: Type Segment Analysis

  • Temperature Sensors
  • Gyroscopes
  • Accelerometers
  • Pressure Sensors
  • Light Sensors
  • Magnetometers
  • Others

Global IoT Sensors Market: Application Segment Analysis

  • Automotive
  • Healthcare
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Building Automation
  • Industrial
  • Retail
  • Others

Global IoT Sensors Market: Regional Segment Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East & Africa

Table Of Content

  • Chapter 1. Preface
    • 1.1. Report description and scope
    • 1.2. Research scope
    • 1.3. Research methodology
      • 1.3.1. Market research process
      • 1.3.2. Market research methodology
  • Chapter 2. Executive Summary
    • 2.1. Global IoT sensors market, 2016 - 2022, (USD Billion)
    • 2.2. IoT sensors market: Market snapshot
  • Chapter 3. Global IoT Sensors Market – Industry Analysis
    • 3.1. IoT sensors market: Market dynamics
    • 3.2. Market Drivers
      • 3.2.1. Increasing adoption of IoT in automotive and consumer electronics industries
    • 3.3. Restraints
      • 3.3.1. Privacy and security issues
    • 3.4. Opportunity
      • 3.4.1. Stringent government regulation and policies for developing smart cities
    • 3.5. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
    • 3.6. Market Attractiveness Analysis
      • 3.6.1. Market attractiveness analysis by type segment
      • 3.6.2. Market attractiveness analysis by application segment
      • 3.6.3. Market attractiveness analysis by regional segment
  • Chapter 4. Global IoT Sensors Market - Competitive Landscape
    • 4.1. Company market share analysis, 2016 (Subject to data availability)
  • Chapter 5. Global IoT Sensors Market –Type Segment Analysis
    • 5.1. Global IoT sensors market revenue share, by type, 2016 & 2022
    • 5.2. Global IoT sensors market by public cloud, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 5.3. Global IoT sensors market by private cloud, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 5.4. Global IoT sensors market by hybrid cloud, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
  • Chapter 6. Global IoT Sensors Market – Service Type Segment Analysis
    • 6.1. Global IoT sensors market revenue share, by service type, 2016 & 2022
    • 6.2. Global IoT sensors market by pressure sensors, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 6.3. Global IoT sensors market by temperature sensors, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 6.4. Global IoT sensors market by accelerometers, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 6.5. Global IoT sensors market by gyroscopes, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 6.6. Global IoT sensors market by magnetometers, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 6.7. Global IoT sensors market by light sensors, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 6.8. Global IoT sensors market by others, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
  • Chapter 7. Global IoT Sensors Market –Application Segment Analysis
    • 7.1. Global IoT sensors market revenue share, by application 2016 & 2022
    • 7.2. Global IoT sensors market for consumer electronics, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 7.3. Global IoT sensors market for healthcare, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 7.4. Global IoT sensors market for retail, 2016-2022(USD Billion)
    • 7.5. Global IoT sensors market for indusrtial,2016– 2022 (USD Billion)
    • 7.6. Global IoT sensors market for automotive ,2016– 2022 (USD Billion)
    • 7.7. Global IoT sensors market for retail,2016– 2022 (USD Billion)
    • 7.8. Global IoT sensors market for building automation,2016– 2022 (USD Billion)
    • 7.9. Global IoT sensors market for others, 2016 – 2022 (USD Billion)
  • Chapter 8. Global IoT Sensors Market - Regional Analysis
    • 8.1. Global IoT sensors market: Regional overview
      • 8.1.1. Global IoT sensors market revenue share, by region, 2016 and 2022
    • 8.2. North America
      • 8.2.1. North America IoT sensors market revenue, by type 2016 – 2022 (USD Billion)
      • 8.2.2. North America IoT sensors market revenue, by application, 2016 – 2022 (USD Billion)
    • 8.3. Europe
      • 8.3.1. Europe IoT sensors market revenue, by type, 2016 – 2022 (USD Billion)
      • 8.3.2. Europe IoT sensors market revenue, by application, 2016– 2022 (USD Billion)
    • 8.4. Asia Pacific
      • 8.4.1. Asia-Pacific IoT sensors market revenue, by type, 2016 – 2022 (USD Billion)
      • 8.4.2. Asia-Pacific IoT sensors market revenue, by application, 2016 – 2022 (USD Billion)
    • 8.5. Latin America
      • 8.5.1. Latin America IoT sensors market revenue, by type, 2016– 2022 (USD Billion)
      • 8.5.2. Latin America IoT sensors market revenue, by application, 2016– 2022 (USD Billion)
    • 8.6. Middle East & Africa
      • 8.6.1. Middle East & Africa IoT sensors market revenue, by type, 2016 – 2022 (USD Billion)
      • 8.6.2. Middle East & Africa IoT sensors market revenue, by application, 2016 – 2022 (USD Billion)
  • Chapter 9. Company Profiles
    • 9.1. Robert Bosch GmbH
      • 9.1.1. Overview
      • 9.1.2. Financials
      • 9.1.3. Type portfolio
      • 9.1.4. Business strategy
      • 9.1.5. Recent developments
    • 9.2. Infineon Technologies
      • 9.2.1. Overview
      • 9.2.2. Financials
      • 9.2.3. Type portfolio
      • 9.2.4. Business strategy
      • 9.2.5. Recent developments
    • 9.3. InvenSense Inc.
      • 9.3.1. Overview
      • 9.3.2. Financials
      • 9.3.3. Type portfolio
      • 9.3.4. Business strategy
      • 9.3.5. Recent developments
    • 9.4. Libelium
      • 9.4.1. Overview
      • 9.4.2. Financials
      • 9.4.3. Type portfolio
      • 9.4.4. Business strategy
      • 9.4.5. Recent developments
    • 9.5. ARM Holdings Plc.
      • 9.5.1. Overview
      • 9.5.2. Financials
      • 9.5.3. Type portfolio
      • 9.5.4. Business strategy
      • 9.5.5. Recent development
    • 9.6. Digital International Inc
      • 9.6.1. Overview
      • 9.6.2. Financials
      • 9.6.3. Type portfolio
      • 9.6.4. Business strategy
      • 9.6.5. Recent developments
    • 9.7. STMicroelectronics N.V.
      • 9.7.1. Overview
      • 9.7.2. Financials
      • 9.7.3. Type portfolio
      • 9.7.4. Business strategy
      • 9.7.5. Recent developments
    • 9.8. Honeywell International Inc.
      • 9.8.1. Overview
      • 9.8.2. Financials
      • 9.8.3. Type portfolio
      • 9.8.4. Business strategy
      • 9.8.5. Recent developments
    • 9.9. Ericsson
      • 9.9.1. Overview
      • 9.9.2. Financials
      • 9.9.3. Type portfolio
      • 9.9.4. Business strategy
      • 9.9.5. Recent developments


This report is based on in-depth qualitative and quantitative analyses of the global IoT Sensors market. Zion Research has collected and analyzed key data belong to the global IoT Sensors market using a variety of methods. Quantitative analysis has been done following various projection and sampling techniques.

The qualitative analysis involved primary interviews, surveys, and vendor briefings. The data gathered as a result of these processes were validated through experts' opinions. The market dynamics have been determined after conducting a detailed study of the micro and macroeconomic indicators of the market.

Various parameters have been taken into account while estimating market size. The revenue generated by the leading industry participants in from the sales of IoT Sensors across the world has been calculated through primary and secondary research.

Zion Research employs the combination of secondary research followed by extensive primary research. Under secondary research, we refer to prominent paid as well as open access data sources including product literature, company annual reports, government publications, press releases, industry association’s magazines and other relevant sources for data collection. Other prominent secondary sources include STATISTA, trade journals, trade associations, statistical data from government websites, etc. 

For this study, Zion Research has conducted all-encompassing primary research with key industry participants to collect first had data. Moreover, in-depth interviews with key opinion leaders also assisted in the validation of findings from secondary research and to understand key trends in the IoT Sensors industry. Primary research makes up the major source of data collection and validation.   

Primary Research

We conduct primary interviews with industry participants and commentators on an ongoing basis to validate data and analysis. A typical research interview fulfills the following functions:

  • Provides firsthand information on market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, outlook, etc.
  • Helps in validating and strengthening the secondary research findings
  • Further, develops the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding
  • Primary research involves e-mail interactions, telephonic interviews as well as face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment and sub-segment across geographies

Participants who typically participate in such a process include, but are not limited to:

  • Industry participants: CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, market intelligence managers and national sales managers
  • Purchasing managers, technical personnel, distributors and resellers
  • Outside experts: Investment bankers, valuation experts and research analysts specializing in specific markets

Key opinion leaders specializing in different areas corresponding to different industry verticals

Secondary Research

Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to:

  • Company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations and SEC filings
  • IDC and other relevant magazines
  • Internal and external proprietary databases, and relevant patent and regulatory databases
  • National government documents, statistical databases and market reports

News articles, press releases and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market

Following a comprehensive secondary and primary research and insights thus gathered, analysts at Zion Research have provided an in-depth analysis of various aspects of the IoT Sensors market.


Where no hard data is available, we use models and estimates to produce comprehensive data sets. A rigorous methodology is adopted, wherein the available hard data is cross-referenced with the following data types to produce estimates:

  • Demographic data: Population split by segments
  • Macroeconomic indicators: GDP, PPP, Per Capita Income, etc.
  • Industry indicators: Expenditure, technology stage and infrastructure, sector growth and facilities
  • Data is then cross-checked by an expert panel.

Free Analysis

IoT is a network that is embedded with sensors, network connectivity, electronics and software enabling physical objects to collect and exchange the data. Sensors in IoTplay vital role for measuring the physical quality of objects and enumerate it into a value which is further read by another device or user. IoT devices are equipped with different sensors which are capable of registering changes in pressure, motion, temperature, light, and sound. In the physical world, a number of objects can now communicate with each other through embedded IoT sensors, and actuators.

Increasing usage of IoT sensor in the automotive sector and booming industrial IoT sensor are major factors which driving the growth of IoT sensor market. Further, rising demand of smart TV in consumer electronics sector is escalating the demand of IoT sensor market.  Increasing adoption of smartphones and related product are the impelling demand of IoT sensor market. Furthermore, stringent government regulation and policies for developing smart cities is likely to offer new opportunities for IoT sensor market. However, privacy and security issues are restraining the market growth of IoT sensors.


IoT sensor market is segmented on the basis of type, application, and region. Types of the IoT sensor include temperature, accelerometer pressure sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, light sensor and other. Pressure sensors and temperature sensors are expected to hold the major share of IoTsensor market over the forecast period. Temperature sensors are used for healthcare, automotive, and consumer electronics industries and have proved to be useful in catering growing demand for advanced automation in these sectors.The pressure sensor is also used in a variety of application including environmental monitoring devices, air sampling healthcare, remote sensing, air speed, industrial automation and leak detection. Healthcare, retail, building automation, consumer electronics and industrial are different application areas of IoT sensor market. Among this application, automotive and consumer electronics sectors dominated the IoT sensor market in 2016.

North America held the largest share of IoT sensor market and expected to accelerate the demand of this market.North America followed by Europe held the largest share in 2016. IoT sensors are increasingly being demanded in Asia Pacific due to the growing demand from the automotive sector.

Key participants in IoT sensor market are Infineon Technologies, InvenSense Inc., Libelium, ARM Holdings Plc., Robert Bosch GmbH, Digi International Inc., Honeywell International Inc., STMicroelectronics N.V.  andEricsson among others.

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