Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market - Global Industry Analysis

Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market By Type (Plastic, Polymer, PMMA, PC, PET PETG, and Others), By Sensor Type (Touch Sensor, Motion Sensor, Position Sensor, and Other Types), By End-Users (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, and Other End Industries) and By Region - Global and Regional Industry Overview, Market Intelligence, Comprehensive Analysis, Historical Data, and Forecasts 2022 – 2028

Published Date: 29-Apr-2022 Category: Semiconductor & Electronics Report Format : PDF Pages: 120 Report Code: ZMR-3300 Status : Published

The global non-glass capacitive sensors market was worth around $ 7 billion in 2021 and is predicted to grow to around $15.2 billion by 2028 at a CAGR rate of 15% over the forecast period. In this report, we will cover the full overview, growth drivers, opportunities, and obstacles of the non-glass capacitive sensors market from 2022 to 2028.

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Industry Prospective:

The global non-glass capacitive sensors market was worth around $ 7 billion in 2021 and is predicted to grow to around $15.2 billion by 2028 at a CAGR rate of 15% over the forecast period. In this report, we will cover the full overview, growth drivers, opportunities, and obstacles of the non-glass capacitive sensors market from 2022 to 2028.

Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market: Overview

Capacitive sensing is a technology that activates different kinds of sensors like touch sensors, position sensors, motion sensors, and capacity sensors. The technology actually used here is for detecting the parameters like position, displacement, and pressure. The non-glass capacitive sensors are leveraged hugely in semiconductor industries. It is also lightweight, flexible, scratch-resistant, durable, high conductivity, and also mainly for power consumption.

They are the contact or non-contact devices that signal electrically charged objects. It is helpful in detecting the presence or absence of any kind of object. Even the non-conductors can come under the sensor radiation of capacitive sensors since they are electrically charged. Any object from tiny particles to large-sized materials is detectable by the sensors. Their usage is mainly in consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace, and mainly defense.

It is also a technology that works on human body capacitance and is totally based on capacitive coupling. These sensors operate on the basis of capacitance any material radiates. The sensor activates when the capacitance is higher and near. They are mainly leveraged for level monitoring and contactless detection purposes. They have the capacity to detect solid, liquid, powders, pallets, or even solutions of different chemicals.

They are commonly used to detect materials such as paper, glass, wood, plastic, or food and chemical substances as well. They are also widely leveraged in packaging systems to identify the heaviness and level of cardboard boxes. They also use polymer materials or any non-glass items for detection.

Covid-19 Impact:

The global pandemic shrunk the market considerably. The automotive and manufacturing industries stopped their production due to the unprecedented shortage of supply of raw materials and manufacturing equipment. This had a negative impact on the non-glass capacitive sensors market and its expansion. However, other sectors like food and beverages or healthcare had lots of demands for sensors where the market picked up a little bit. Supply chain challenges, the declining demand, and investments in workforce safety have affected the market to some extent.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute Details
Base Year 2020
Historic Years 2016 - 2020
Forecast Years 2021 - 2028
Segments Covered By Product Type, By Application, and By End Use
Forecast Units Value (USD Billion), and Volume (Units)
Quantitative Units Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2021 to 2028
Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and Rest of World
Countries Covered U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others
Number of Companies Covered 10 companies with scope for including additional 15 companies upon request
Report Coverage Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.
Customization Scope Avail customized purchase options to meet your exact research needs.

Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market: Growth Drivers

Booming electronic industries and increasing usage of sensors in touch screen manufacturing induce market growth

The rising electronic industries across the world drive market growth of non-glass capacitive sensors. They are also leveraged as touchy screen devices where applications such as smartphones, tablets, mouse touchpads, etc, work. This blooming demand for touch screen devices impels market growth for non-glass capacitive sensors.

Apart from this, they have wide leverage in many applications. It has a resistive detection technique thereby extracting lesser power for operations. They are relatively cheaper compared to any other detection techniques and work efficiently & smoother for the control of the users. They provide high speed & stability and their durability is unquestionable making them appropriate for any application right from electronics to aerospace and defense as well. Hence the growth of the market seems very promising for a number of leverages these sensors offer in every field and the application is quite large and competitive.

The rising demand for miniaturization of sensors along with non-glass surfaces or components in electronic industries enhances the growth of the market massively. The increasing focus on advanced user interface requirements in modern systems along with the precision of the sensors supports the market exclusively.

The higher implementation of touchscreen technology as display mechanisms in all fields like consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, and medical induces market growth. There has been a considerable rise in the usage of artificial intelligence in many complex systems. Apart from this, there is also a serious demand for automation of production systems where critical data is produced and exposed. The sensors actually help these kinds of automated systems by analyzing and detecting the presence of any obstacles or objects. All these factors boost the market growth of the global non-glass capacitive sensors market to a large extent.

Non-glass Capacitive Sensors Market: Restraints

Short supply of raw materials and diminishing demand for all-encompassing PCS act as restraints for market growth.

Indium tin oxide is a basic raw material that is used as the material for detection. The short supply of indium tin oxide along with the difficulties in the manufacturing and fabrication process of these sensors impede the market growth. Capacitive sensors are in the initial stage of development and innovation which makes them a rare phenomenon of leverage in complicated applications. This factor also restricts market growth to some extent.

Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market: Opportunities

The potential development phase of non-glass capacitive sensors provides lucrative opportunities for the market.

The capacitive sensors are not yet spoofing proofed and they are still in the initial stages of development. They are yet to be improvised with innovations and real-time applications. The demand is growing globally and also their leverage in all fields is anticipated to increase. The growing demand for dynamic interactive displays in all technologies also provides lots of investment opportunities for the global market.

Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market: Challenges

The reduced supply of indium tin oxide and polymer substitutes challenges the market

Raw materials and substances like indium tin oxide have lesser availability and accessibility which makes the production of these sensors difficult. This cuts down the supply chains of these sensors which poses a challenge for the market

The efforts and difficulties of manufacturing and fabricating sensors pose a challenge for the market growth

The sensors are in the initial phase of development and have a long way to go to become the most leveraged phenomenon. The manufacturing and fabrication of these sensors are lengthy processes and involve a lot of infrastructures, raw materials, efforts, and manpower. The efforts and requisites required to fabricate these sensors pose a challenge to the market.

Non-Glass Capacitive sensors: Segmentation

The global non-glass capacitive sensors market in this research analysis is divided into type, sensor type, end-users, and region. The type is classified as plastic, polymer, PMMA, PC, PET PETG, and others. The sensor types are touch sensors, motion sensors, position sensors, and other types. The end-users comprise consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace & defense, healthcare, food & beverage, oil & gas, and other end industries.

Recent Development

In June 2021, Superior Sensor Technology and Angst + Pfizer sensors announced the partnership in the field of highly-accurate, application-focused pressure sensors.

In April 2021, Sensata Technologies acquired Xirgo Technologies to produce advanced Sensata’s smart and connected sensors for the transportation and logistics end market.

Regional Landscape:

North America leads as the largest contributor to the global non-glass capacitive sensors market due to large investment opportunities in the sensors. They have wide leverage in all applications including medical and consumer electronics in this region. Asia Pacific region is also likely to witness substantial growth in the market during the forecast period due to the increasing consumer electronic industries here and the manufacturing of smartphones that is rampant across the continent. Europe seems to be trailing in that leading line due to the rising adoption of sensors in the automotive industries and the growth of automobile sectors here.

Competitive landscape:

The major players participating in the global non-glass capacitive sensors market are Microchip Technology Inc., Cypress Semiconductor Corporation., STMicroelectronics, NXP Semiconductors N.V., Texas Instruments Incorporated., Infineon Technologies AG, Renesas Electronics Corporation, 3M, Omron Corporation, CIRQUE CORPORATION, Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe GmbH, ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD., Analog Devices, Inc., Lion Precision., DISPLAX, Elo Touch Solutions, Inc., Rechner Electronics Industries, Inc., Zytronic PLC,

The global non-glass capacitive sensors market is segmented as:

By Type

  • Plastic
  • Polymer
  • PMMA
  • PC
  • PET PETG
  • Others

By Sensor Type

  • Touch Sensor
  • Motion Sensor
  • Position Sensor
  • Others

By End-User

  • Consumer Electronics
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Food and Beverage
  • Oil and Gas
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • The U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • France 
    • The UK
    • Spain
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Southeast Asia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Methodology

Free Analysis

Capacitive sensing technology is the technology that intakes a human body’s capacitance as input for detecting and measuring any conductive object. It works on the principle of capacitive coupling that includes transferring energy through induced displacement current by the electric field of a network. Numerous electronic sensors operate on this principle in order to identify and calculate humidity variance, displacement measurement, proximity, acceleration, and fluid level detection of any conductive object. Adoption of capacitive sensors has significantly replaced usage of electronic devices with mechanical buttons. Increasing the number of smartphones and laptop has simultaneously accelerated the demand for capacitive sensors. Contradicting to typical inductive sensors, the capacitive sensors are capable of detecting both metallic and non-metallic substances. Out of which, the type of capacitive sensor which is used to detect non-metallic materials is termed as non-glass capacitive sensors. Materials such as Indium Tin Oxide (ITO), printed ink, copper, and other non-glass materials are preferred for construction of this sensor. Such sensors are implied in identifying a diversified range of materials such as powders, pellets, liquids, solids, and numerous non-conducting compounded matters.

Growing consumer preference in the electronic industry mainly towards PCs, tablets, and smartphones have immensely driven the market growth in favor of the non-glass capacitive sensors market. Prime factors driving the market growth are emerging technological advancement and rising demand for simpler secured access to user's electronic devices. Furthermore, boosting adoption statistics of smartphones acts as an add-on to the market. Complex manufacturing procedure and fabrication of non-glass capacitive sensors are restraining the growth of the market to some extent. Non-glass capacitive sensors offer enormous features such as low cost, high speed, stability, and extensive operations thereby increasing the adoption of non-glass capacitive sensors over conventional sensors.

Global Non Glass Capacitive Sensors Market

Non-glass capacitive sensors market is segmented based on surface type, application, and region. The surface type segmentation includes a polymer, sapphire, and plastic materials. Non-glass capacitive sensors are implied in diversified applications that are majorly categorized under two sections namely consumer and commercial applications. Consumer application segment of non-glass capacitive sensors comprises touch-screen devices such as media players, navigation devices, e-readers, still cameras, laptops, portable games, all in one PCS, video camera, desktop monitors, smartwatches, and other electronic devices. Whereas, commercial applications segment is further bifurcated into office equipment, education/training, medical equipment, casino games, ATM machines, ticketing, retail and POS (Point Of Sale)/ECR (Electronic Cash Register), factory equipment, and automobile monitors. The consumer application segment is anticipated to grow significantly in upcoming years. Furthermore, on the basis of region, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). The Asia Pacific is estimated to grow significantly in the upcoming years due to flourishing demand of automatization. 

Key players operating in non-glass capacitive sensors market are Graphenea SA, Cima NanoTech, Inc., Apple, Inc., Rubicon Technology, Inc., Cambrios Technologies Corporation, TPK Holdings Co. Ltd., Iljin Display Co. Ltd., Canatu Ltd., GT Advanced Technologies Inc., and others.

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FrequentlyAsked Questions

The rising electronic industries across the world drive market growth of non-glass capacitive sensors. They are also leveraged as touchy screen devices where applications such as smartphones, tablets, mouse touchpads, etc, work. This blooming demand for touch screen devices impels market growth for non-glass capacitive sensors.

According to the report by Zion Market Research, the global non-glass capacitive sensors market was worth around $ 7 billion in 2021 and is predicted to grow to around $15.2 billion by 2028 at a CAGR rate of 15% over the forecast period.

North America leads as the largest contributor of the global non-glass capacitive market due to large investment opportunities in the sensors market. They have wide leverage in all applications including medical and consumer electronics in this region.

The major players in the global non-glass capacitive sensors market are Microchip Technology Inc., Cypress Semiconductor Corporation., STMicroelectronics, NXP Semiconductors N.V., Texas Instruments Incorporated., Infineon Technologies AG, Renesas Electronics Corporation, 3M, Omron Corporation, CIRQUE CORPORATION, Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe GmbH, ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD., Analog Devices, Inc., Lion Precision., DISPLAX, Elo Touch Solutions, Inc., Rechner Electronics Industries, Inc., Zytronic PLC.

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