Table of Contents
MEMs Sensors Executive Summary 18
MEMs Sensors Market Driving Forces 18
MEMs Sensors Market Shares 24
MEMs Market Is Ripe for Consolidation 24
Micro-Electro Mechanical Sensor Market Shares 25
MEMs Sensors Market Forecasts 26
“Everything Will Be Connected,” said SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, 27
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son Sees 1 Trillion Devices for Internet of Things 28
1. MEMs Sensors: Market Description and Market Dynamics 30
1.1 Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) Technology in The Fabrication of Inertial Sensors 30
1.1.1 MEMs Ultra-Low Noise 31
1.1.2 MEMs Long-Term Stability 32
1.1.3 Open Loop and Closed Loop MEMS Accelerometer MEMS Technology 32
1.2 Semiconductor Industry Is Cyclical 32
1.3 IoT Sensor Types 37
1.3.1 IoT Monitoring Task 38
1.4 Application Integration for Siloed IoT Projects 44
1.5 Internet of Things (IoT) Based on Standards 45
1.6 With IoT, APIs Are Used for Everything 45
1.6.1 IoT Use Cases 47
2. MEMs Sensors Market Shares and Forecasts 49
2.1 MEMs Sensors Market Driving Forces 49
2.2 MEMs Sensors Market Shares 55
2.2.1 Micro-Electro Mechanical Sensor Market Shares 56
2.2.2 MEMs Market Is Ripe for Consolidation 59
2.2.3 InvenSense 61
2.2.4 Texas Instruments 61
2.2.5 STMicroelectronics 61
2.2.6 STMicroelectronics Solutions Pipeline 62
2.2.7 TDK InvenSense 67
2.2.8 Knowles 67
2.2.9 Goertek 68
2.2.10 Bosch 68
2.2.11 Bosch Vision for the Internet of Things (IoT) 70
2.2.12 “Everything Will Be Connected,” said SoftBank
Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, 71
2.2.13 SoftBank to Roll Out ‘LoRaWAN™’ Low Power Wide Area Network 72
2.2.14 SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son Sees 1 Trillion Devices
for Internet of Things 73
2.2.15 SoftBank Sees Massive MIMO As Key Part of its 5G Project 76
2.3 MEMs Sensors Market Forecasts 77
2.3.1 Micro-Electro Mechanical (MEMs) Sensors Market Segment Forecasts: Automotive, Consumer, Healthcare / Pharmaceutical, Data, and Industrial 81
2.3.2 MEMs Brings Smarter, Integrated Devices 87
2.3.3 MEMs Sensor Applications 89
2.3.4 Consumer MEMs 90
2.3.5 MEMs for the Automotive Market 94
2.3.6 MEMs for Smart Industry 97
2.3.7 MEMs Applications 99
2.3.8 MEMs Pressure Sensors Market 102
2.3.9 MEMs Data Processing Market 104
2.3.10 Micro-Electro Mechanical MEMS Sensors for RF and Filtering Applications 106
2.3.11 Micro-Electro Mechanical MEMs Microphone Sensor Market 108
2.3.12 Micro-Electro Mechanical MEMs Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Sensor Market 109
2.3.13 Axsun Experimental 111
2.3.14 MEMs Gas Sensors 112
2.4 MEMS Foundry Market Models 112
2.4.1 Taiwan Semiconductor 114
2.4.2 MEMs Outsourcing Foundry Market 116
2.5 Internet of Things (IoT) Market Driving Forces 116
2.5.1 IoT Technology Market Driving Forces 119
2.5.2 IoT Technology Market Challenges 120
2.5.3 Internet of Things (IoT) Market Shares 123
2.5.4 Internet of Things (IoT) Market Forecasts 125
2.5.5 IoT Market Opportunity Huge 125
2.5.6 SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son Forecasts 1 Trillion Devices for Internet of Things 127
2.6 MEMs Price Analysis 127
2.6.1 InvenSense Prices for MEMS 128
2.7 MEMs Sensors Regional Market Analysis 136
3. MEMs Sensors Product Description 139
3.1 STMicroelectronics 139
3.2 Bosch Industrial IoT Asset Efficiency Sensor Solutions 144
3.3 InvenSense 145
4. MEMs Sensors Research and Technology 145
4.1 MEMS Sensor Standards 145
4.2 InvenSense Technology 147
4.3 Nanotechnology Is Significant for MEMs 149
5. MEMs Sensors Company Profiles 153
5.1 Block Engineering 153
5.1.1 Block Positioned To Expand Commercial Markets 154
5.1.2 Block Engineering Contracts 155
5.1.3 Block Engineering LaserScan™ Analyzer 155
5.1.4 Block Engineering: Developer of High Performance QCL and FT-IR Spectrometers 156
5.1.5 Block MEMS Receives $4.5 Million Development Contract for MEMS Gas Sensor 157
5.1.6 Block Engineering 158
5.1.7 Block Engineering: Developer Of High Performance QCL and FT-IR Spectrometers 160
5.1.8 Block MEMS Receives $4.5 Million Development Contract for MEMS Gas Sensor 160
5.2 Bosch 162
5.2.1 Robert Bosch Orders from Apple to Supply iPhone with Motion Sensors 162
5.2.2 Bosch 164
5.2.3 Bosch Software Innovation Gmbh 164
5.2.4 Bosch IoT Suite Supports Innovative Business Models 166
5.2.5 Bosch IoT Suite Services - Internet of Things Scenarios 167
5.2.6 Bosch Vision for the Internet of Things (IoT) 173
5.2.7 Bosch Investment in Production Performance Management Protocol (PPMP) 175
5.2.8 Bosch Business Overview 181
5.2.9 Bosch Motion Detectors 181
5.2.10 Bosch Smart Sensors Simplify 181
5.3 Cymbet 184
5.3.1 Cymbet Team: 185
5.3.2 Cymbet Investors: 185
5.3.3 Cymbet Partners, Sales and Distribution: 186
5.3.4 Cymbet Manufacturing: 186
5.3.5 Cymbet to Open World's Highest Volume Solid-State Battery Manufacturing Facility 187
5.3.6 Cymbet Partnering with X-FAB 187
5.3.7 Cymbet / X-FAB, Inc. 187
5.3.8 Cymbet Expanding in Minnesota 188
5.3.9 Cymbet / LEDA 188
5.3.10 Cymbet Distribution Agreement EnerChip™ Eco-friendly Solid State Batteries 189
5.3.11 Cymbet EVAL-09 Utilizes Harnessing Ambient Energy 190
5.3.12 Cymbet Secures $31 Million in Private Financing 190
5.4 Infineon 191
5.5 JonDeTech 192
5.6 NaugaNeedles 192
5.7 Qorvo 193
5.7.1 Cavendish Low loss RF Switching Needed In Radios for 4G and 5G 194
5.7.2 Qorvo Revenue 194
5.7.3 Qorvo MP Leading Global Supplier of RF Solutions 195
5.8 Rogue Valley Microdevices 199
5.8.1 Rogue Valley Microdevices MEMS Foundry Overview 200
5.9 Senseair Test & Measurement Carbon Dioxide Sensors 205
5.9.1 Senseair Temperature Proportional to Carbon Dioxide Level 206
5.10 Softbank 208
5.10.1 SoftBank ARM Acquisition Brings Internet of Things 209
5.10.2 “Everything Will Be Connected,” said SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, 210
5.10.3 SoftBank to Roll Out ‘LoRaWAN™’ Low Power Wide Area Network 210
5.10.4 Softbank LoRaWAN™ 212
5.10.5 Softbank LoRaWAN Customer System 213
5.10.6 SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son Sees 1 Trillion Devices for Internet of Things 215
5.10.7 SoftBank Sees Massive MIMO As Key Part of its 5G Project 217
5.10.8 SoftBank Segments 219
5.10.9 Softbank Personal Brain “IBM Watson” 220
5.10.10 Sprint Segment 221
5.10.11 Yahoo Japan Segment 222
5.10.12 Softbank E-Commerce Business 223
5.10.13 Softbank Distribution Segment 223
5.10.14 Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Related Business and Other Businesses 225
5.11 STMicroelectronics 226
5.11.1 STMicroelectronics Strategy 227
5.11.2 STMicroelectronics Analog and MEMS Group (AMG) 229
5.11.3 STMicroelectronics MEMS Sensors and Actuators 230
5.11.4 STMicroelectronics Revenue 231
5.12 Structured Materials Industries 237
5.12.1 Structured Materials SMI Products 240
5.12.2 Structured Materials SMI Customer Advantage 241
5.13 Taiwan Semiconductor 241
5.13.1 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing N10 247
5.13.2 Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC) EV Semiconductor 250
5.13.3 TSMC ASIC 251
5.13.4 Taiwan Semiconductor Foundry Services 252
5.13.5 TSMC Revenue in NTS$ 254
5.14 TDK / InvenSense 258
5.14.1 TDK Acquisition of InvenSense 262
5.14.2 TDK InvenSense 263
5.14.3 InvenSense Customers 268
5.15 Texas Instruments 268
5.15.1 Texas Instruments MEMs Advanced Light Control 268
5.15.2 Texas Instruments MEMs Display and Projection 269
5.16 Thorlabs 270
5.16.1 Thorlabs Acquires QCL Manufacturer Maxion Technologies 271
5.16.2 Maxion Technologies 272
5.16.3 Maxion and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County 275
5.17 Vectornav 276
5.17.1 VectorNav Technologies GPS/INS Kalman Filter 277
5.17.2 VectorNav Technologies 10-Axis MEMS IMU 278
5.18 List of Selected MEMs Sensor Manufacturing Companies 279
5.19 List of MEMs Foundries 296
WinterGreen Research, 307
WinterGreen Research Methodology 308