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    Europe Optical Sensor Market Forecast 2026 By Application (Consumer Electronics, Industrial, Automotive & Transportation, Food & Beverage, Medical), By Product (Photoelectric Sensors {Through Beam, Retro-Reflective, Diffuse}, Ambient & Proximity Light Sensors, Image Sensors {Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (CMOS), Charged Coupled Device (CCD)}, Fiber Optic Sensors {Extrinsic, Intrinsic}), Research Report, Regional Outlook (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Switzerland), COVID-19 Impact Statistics, Price Trends, Historic Data, Growth Prospects, Competitive Industry Share
    Published Date: June 2021   |   Report ID: GR1854   |   Delivery: PDF  Request Free Sample

    Europe Optical Sensor Market size crossed USD 3.5 in 2019 and is anticipated to register a growth rate of 8% between 2020 and 2026.

    The growth of automation, such as industry 4.0 and Industrial internet of things (IIoT), is expected to increase the demand for optical sensors. These sensors are used in automation to provide valuable information at various levels, helping companies to improve the production process. These optical sensors are also witnessing significant adoption from industrial robots, which require data that ensures intelligent control and decision making for various manufacturing processes. The increasing adoption of industrial robots in the regional manufacturing industry will fuel the market expansion. According to the International Federation of Robotics, the operational stocks of industrial robots in Europe reached 580,000 units in 2019, with an increase of 7% from the previous year.

    Europe Market, By Product

    The image optical sensor market held around 68.5% revenue share in 2019 and will expand at 9% CAGR during the forecast period. The growth is attributed to its increasing adoption in smartphones, cameras, and various home automation devices. Image sensors offer high sensitivity, and can detect small target, driving their demand in consumer electronics applications. To cater to high demand among smartphone manufacturers, the market players are continuously innovating new products with improved pixel size and compact feature. For example, in September 2020, Samsung Electronics announced the launch of its new image sensor with 0.7μm pixel size in smartphones.

    Europe Market, By Country

    Europe Optical Sensor Market

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    Germany optical sensors market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 9% through 2026 due to the increasing adoption of autonomous technology in vehicles that require various optical sensors for driver monitoring and advanced safety applications. Also, increasing government support toward the development of autonomous driving technology will boost the market growth opportunities. In February 2021, German Federal Government announced to draft a bill for Level 4 autonomous used in public traffic. This has positively influenced various automotive OEMs to accelerate their development for autonomous technology, propelling the adoption of optical sensors in the region.

    Competitive Industry Landscape

    The major companies operating in the Europe optical sensor market are ams AG, Keyence Corporation, Omron Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Rockwell Automation, Inc., Sick AG, Sony Corporation, Texas Instruments Incorporated, among others.

    The companies are highly inclined toward new product launch and research & development initiatives to gain a competitive edge among other players. For example, in March 2021, Sony Corporation announced the launch of its new diagonal CMOS image sensor, offering improved pixel count of 127.68 megapixels used for industrial applications. Also, in October 2020, Omron Automation launched its new CMOS photoelectric sensor series “E3AS-HL”. It offers high flexibility and minimizes maintenance requirement for flexible manufacturing lines.

    Frequently Asked Question(FAQ) :

    How will Europe optical sensor market perform through 2026?
    The market size for optical sensor in Europe had exceeded USD 3.5 in 2019 and will observe a CAGR of around 8% over 2020-2026.
    Why is image optical sensor industry witnessing rapid expansion in Europe?
    The market for Image optical sensor in Europe will witness a CAGR of 9% through 2026 from rising adoption in smartphones, cameras, home automation devices, etc.
    What makes Germany a remunerative avenue for optical sensor sector?
    Germany market will record a CAGR of 9% through 2026 with rising demand for autonomous vehicles in the country that requires installation of optical sensors for driver monitoring and advanced safety.
    Which are the key participants in Europe optical sensor landscape?
    Major industry players include Keyence Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Omron Corporation, Rockwell Automation, Inc, and, Texas Instruments Incorporated among others.

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