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MEMS Devices Proliferating in Mobile Devices, says New Market Report

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International MEMS for Cell Phones and Tablets Market" report to their offering.

From a $2.2B business in 2012, market demand for new sensors will lead to a $6.4B market by 2018!

MEMS devices are proliferating in mobile devices. We count 25+ sensors and actuators in production or in development for mobile applications, including MEMS accelerometers, MEMS gyroscopes, magnetometers, 6-axis e-compasses, 6-axis IMU combos, 9-axis combo solutions, silicon microphones, microspeakers, pressure sensors, humidity/temperature sensors, BAW filters and duplexers, MEMS switches and variable capacitors, silicon MEMS oscillators/resonators, micromirrors for picoprojectors, microdisplays, MEMS autofocus, IR sensors and micro bolometers, biochemical detectors & gas sensors, MEMS touchscreen, MEMS joystick, radiation detectors, MEMS fuel cells, energy harvesting, UV sensors, ultrasonic sensors and more!

Mobile phones and tablets are becoming more sophisticated, and MEMS content is everincreasing. Indeed, MEMS sensors and actuators bring a strong value proposition at different levels:

  • Navigation & environmental sensing
  • Improved sound quality
  • Better communication performance
  • Improved visual experience + new tactile interface
  • Increased battery life
  • Infrared sensing

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction, definitions & methodology

2. Executive summary

3. Trends in the mobile phone and tablet market, and drivers for the integration of MEMS in mobile devices

4. Trends in sensor/data fusion

5. Competitive trends and supply chain analysis

6. MEMS in mobile phones/tablets: 2012-2018 market overview

7. Inertial sensors, magnetometers

8. MEMS microphones and speakers

9. Pressure and humidity sensors

10. BAW, RF-MEMS and silicon timing

11. Optical MEMS: mirrors, display, AF, IR

12. Emerging MEMS for mobile devices

13. Other sensors in mobile phones (non-MEMS technologies)

14. Conclusion and perspectives

Companies Mentioned:

  • AAC Acoustics
  • AMS
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • BlackBerry
  • Google
  • HTC
  • Hillcrest Labs
  • LG
  • Marvell
  • Maxim
  • Mediatek
  • NXP
  • Nvidia
  • Omnivision
  • Omron
  • On Semiconductor
  • Panasonic
  • Tessera
  • Texas Instruments
  • Toshiba
  • Variable Technologies
  • Visioglobe
  • Yamaha
  • ZTE
  • mCube
  • u-blox

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