Smartphone image sensors
Rising adoption of electronic handheld devices such as tablets and smartphones has led towards the development of smart sensing techniques along with diagnostic & remote monitoring ability. This in turn has widened the scope for CMOS image sensors across application industries.
Increasing demand for smartphones is the key force driving the growth of the global market. In 2015, around 1,424 million mobile phones were sold worldwide, up from 1,244 million handsets in 2014.
Security & surveillance
CMOS image sensors have find its applications across industries including consumer electronics, healthcare, automotive, security & surveillance, industrial and entertainment. In security & surveillance market, the development of these image sensors is accompanied by the growing popularity of IP networking which significantly demands for high definition resolution.
The growing demand for security and surveillance further propels the market growth. Apart from it, rising demand for minimal invasive procedures have also played a vital role in the growth of the CMOS image sensors market.