The Global Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market size was worth US$ XX million in 2021 and is estimated to reach US$ XX million by 2029, growing at a high CAGR during the forecast period (2022-2029).
Capacitive sensing is based on capacitive coupling technology and often employs human body capacitance as an input. Capacitive sensors detect the capacitance of the material being sensed. When the capacitance threshold is met, the sensor turns on automatically. Capacitive sensors are mostly utilized for contactless detection and object-level monitoring. The sensors can detect various materials, including solids, liquids, powders, pellets and others, using a non-metallic container wall as a medium.
Capacitive sensors, unlike inductive sensors, can detect both metallic and non-metallic materials. Capacitive sensors are commonly used to detect surfaces such as paper, glass, wood, plastic, food and chemical compounds. Capacitive sensors are used in packing systems to detect and monitor the presence and amount of cardboard boxes. Non-glass capacitive sensors are capacitive sensors that are used to detect non-glass materials. The sensors employ various polymer materials, indium tin oxide (ITO) films and other non-glass materials for detection.
With the rapidly rising use of smartphones and tablets, the demand for capacitive sensors is expected to skyrocket over the forecast period. The capacitive sensor market for non-glass surfaces represents a new and revolutionary path for the semiconductor industry. However, its complicated manufacturing process may hamper market expansion.
The global non-glass capacitive sensor market is being pushed primarily by the growing electronics sector. Capacitive sensors are commonly employed to replace mechanical keypads in many touch-screen gadgets. Smartphones, tablets, mouse touchpads and other electronic devices are among the most common uses for non-glass capacitive sensors. Non-glass capacitive sensors are projected to be in high demand in the next years due to the increased need for touch-screen-based electronic products.
Sensors with higher sensitivity, durability, and measurement accuracy than inductive or resistive sensors are gaining popularity. The sensors are continuously evolving to match today's advanced user interface requirements. Furthermore, increased demand for multi-touch screens with features such as pinch to zoom is likely to support consumer electronics industry growth.
The capacitive sensor market for non-glass surfaces represents a new and revolutionary path for the semiconductor industry. The capacitive sensor market for non-glass surfaces features a thin, light, flexible, scratch-resistant, high electrical conductivity, low energy consumption and new application areas. Non-glass capacitive sensors have several advantages over traditional touch detection techniques like inductive and resistive sensing.
Non-glass capacitive sensors are less costly than conventional touch detection systems and use less electricity to operate. Furthermore, non-glass capacitive sensors are faster, more stable, and have longer life cycles. Aside from material detection, non-glass capacitive sensors may sense acceleration, velocity, flow and other material variables. As a result, the sensors can be used in various applications.
The problems faced in the production and fabrication process of non-glass capacitive sensors are major factors influencing the growth of the non-glass capacitive sensors market. Furthermore, non-glass capacitive sensors are still in the early stages of research, limiting their usage in sophisticated applications.
The emerging coronavirus pandemic has impacted the global non-glass capacitive sensors market share throughout the projected period. To combat the COVID-19 pandemic, governments in several major economies have imposed lockdowns. The COVID-19 pandemic is altering the way businesses operate. As a precautionary strategy to combat the spread of COVID-19, most firms have asked employees to work from home. It has resulted in an upsurge in demand for laptops and notebook computers.
Various sensor firms see increased demand for sensors for applications in notebooks and laptops. Companies, particularly in the information technology sector, are trying to make permanent choices available to most of their employees in the coming years. It is likely to drive demand for laptops and notebooks in the coming years, creating attractive prospects for participants in the non-glass capacitive sensors market.
By application, the non-glass capacitive sensors market is segmented into consumers, commercial and others.
Significant expansion in the consumer electronics industry worldwide, combined with increasing automation of complicated production processes, is one of the primary reasons driving the market forward. Capacitive sensors, which are often used in smartphones, laptops, tablets and game consoles, aid in process control in manufacturing units by detecting the presence and location of undesirable metal items. In the electronic business, consumer preference is shifting toward PCs, tablets and smartphones.
Consumers spend a greater proportion of their money on consumer gadgets. Many consumers in emerging markets own tablets for professional usage; nevertheless, younger customers are more likely to purchase the most recently announced and technologically advanced items. Furthermore, the market is moving toward large-sized devices that are inexpensive in cost, battery consumption, scratch resistance, flexible and highly conductive electronics gadgets.
The established electronics sector in Asia-Pacific and novel technologies have given regional firms a competitive advantage in the market under consideration. As smartphone adoption rises, so does the demand for touch-screen devices from smartphone makers such as Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and XIAOMI Corporation. Ongoing R&D operations, which governments actively sponsor, drive regional market growth.
For example, in March 2016, China's National Development and Reform Commission allocated US$ 100 million to the development of capacitive touch sensors for the healthcare industry. Furthermore, Japanese research institutions such as the Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute focus on creating healthcare-related products.
To suit the expanding client needs, market suppliers are developing new items. Furthermore, market leaders are acquiring and cooperating with top organizations to improve their market offerings and grow their client base. The capacitive sensor industry is highly competitive, with many small and big vendors present.
Major global non-glass capacitive sensors market companies include Apple Inc., Cambrios Technologies Corporation, BASF SE, Canatu Ltd., Evonik Industries AG., General Electric Co., GT Advanced Technologies Inc., ILJIN Display Co. Ltd., Rubicon Technology Inc. and TPK Holdings Co. Ltd.
Overview: Canatu Ltd. is a pioneer in developing a new class of adaptable carbon nanomaterial-based components with industry-changing properties. Canatu is actively transforming cutting-edge research into cutting-edge business based on their three key innovations – the novel NanoBud® nanomaterial with outstanding physical and chemical properties, the environmentally friendly and low-cost Direct Dry Printing® process and superior proprietary methods for cost-effective production of high-quality carbon NanoBuds®.
Product Portfolio: It manufactures sensors for electronics and automobiles. Electrochemical sensors based on Canatu CNT provide a portable, simple and low-cost technique for clinical testing with great sensitivity and an unrivaled signal-to-noise ratio. On the other hand, touch sensors provide an intuitive user interface via touch controls that can be readily integrated into various applications in any shape and on any surface. Canatu touch sensors may successfully replace many mechanical controls in various cockpit locations in interior vehicle applications, allowing for design freedom and an intuitive user experience.
Key Development: Canatu carbon nanotube (CNT) introduced an electrochemical sensor in November 2020 to rapidly detect painkillers in blood, saliva and urine. The novel Canatu CNT-based point-of-care (POC) testing, developed as part of the Fast Electrochemical Point-of-Care Diagnostics FEDOC project, provides caregivers with rapid detection at a lower cost and ease of use & portability. Due to its small size, the sensor may be employed in various environments, reducing time consumption from hours to minutes. The sensor is currently being tested using clinical samples from Helsinki University Hospital.
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What is the Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market growth?
The market is growing at a high CAGR.
What is the Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market size in 2021?
The Market size was valued at USD YY million in 2021.
Who are the key players in Non-Glass Capacitive Sensors Market?
Major Players are Cambrios Technologies Corporation, BASF SE, Canatu Ltd., Evonik Industries AG., General Electric Co., GT Advanced Technologies Inc., ILJIN Display Co. Ltd., Rubicon Technology Inc.