List of Figures

FIGURE 1 RESEARCH DESIGN 18
FIGURE 2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 22
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 23
FIGURE 4 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 24
FIGURE 5 ASSUMPTIONS OF THE RESEARCH STUDY 25
FIGURE 6 LIMITATIONS OF THE RESEARCH STUDY 25
FIGURE 7 MEMS MICROPHONES ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE MICROPHONE MARKET IN 2014 26
FIGURE 8 MICROPHONES IN THE MEDICAL APPLICATION ARE EXPECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT 27
FIGURE 9 THE AMERICAS AND APAC ARE THE MOST FAVOURABLE REGIONS IN THE MICROPHONE MARKET 28
FIGURE 10 THE MICROPHONE MARKET IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT A CAGR OF 7.5% BETWEEN 2014 AND 2020 29
FIGURE 11 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS HELD THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE MICROPHONE MARKET IN 2014 30
FIGURE 12 THE U.S., CANADA, AND MEXICO ARE THE MAJOR CONSUMERS OF MICROPHONES
IN THE AMERICAS 31
FIGURE 13 APAC ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE OVERALL MICROPHONE MARKET 32
FIGURE 14 AMERICAS AND EUROPE TO DOMINATE THE OVERALL MICROPHONE MARKET
IN 2013 33
FIGURE 15 THE ASIAN SUB-REGIONS ARE GROWING AT A FASTER RATE THAN THE AMERICAN SUB-REGIONS 33
FIGURE 16 THE EMERGING MICROPHONE TYPES, SUCH AS THE DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONES, RECORDED THE HIGHEST GROWTH RATE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 34
FIGURE 17 MICROPHONE MARKET SEGMENTATION 35
FIGURE 18 MARKET SEGMENTATION: BY TYPE 36
FIGURE 19 MARKET SEGMENTATION: BY APPLICATION 36
FIGURE 20 MARKET SEGMENTATION: BY GEOGRAPHY 37
FIGURE 21 EVOLUTION OF MICROPHONES 37
FIGURE 22 MAJOR PARAMETERS IMPACTING THE MICROPHONE MARKET DYNAMICS 39
FIGURE 23 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS: MAJOR VALUE IS ADDED DURING THE RAW MATERIAL SUPPLY AND ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING PHASE 45
FIGURE 24 THE MEMS MICROPHONES ARE THE FASTEST-GROWING TYPE 48
FIGURE 25 THE MEMS MICROPHONE DOMINATED THE MICROPHONE MARKET DURING
THE FORECAST PERIOD 49
FIGURE 26 ELECTRET MICROPHONES ARE SEEING A DECLINE ACROSS ALL APPLICATIONS 50
FIGURE 27 THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST SHARE OF ELECTRET MICROPHONES IN 2014 51
FIGURE 28 ELECTRET MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE COMPARISON IN TERMS OF VALUE 2014 & 2020 53
FIGURE 29 THE DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONES ARE THE FASTEST-GROWING TYPE
AND ARE EXPECTED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 54
FIGURE 30 THE ANALOG MEMS MICROPHONES ARE DECLINING DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD, WHICH ARE DOMINATED BY THE DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONES 55
FIGURE 31 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE COMPARISON IN TERMS OF VALUE 2014 & 2020 56
FIGURE 32 OTHER MICROPHONES IN THE MEDICAL APPLICATION ARE GROWING AT THE HIGHEST RATE 58
FIGURE 33 THE AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE OTHER MICROPHONES MARKET IN 2014 59
FIGURE 34 OTHER MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE COMPARISON IN TERMS OF VALUE 2014 & 2020 61
FIGURE 35 THE MEDICAL APPLICATION IS EXPECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT 63
FIGURE 36 THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION HAS BEEN CONTRIBUTING A MAJOR SHARE IN THE MICROPHONE MARKET 65
FIGURE 37 AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION MARKET SIZE COMPARISON IN TERMS OF VALUE 2014 & 2020 68
FIGURE 38 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 68
FIGURE 39 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 69
FIGURE 40 COMMERCIAL SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE APPLICATION MARKET SIZE COMPARISON IN TERMS OF VALUE, 2014 & 2020 72
FIGURE 41 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE COMMERCIAL SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 73
FIGURE 42 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE COMMERCIAL SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE APPLICATION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 73
FIGURE 43 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION MARKET SIZE COMPARISON IN TERMS
OF VALUE, 2014 & 2020 77
FIGURE 44 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION
2013–2020 ($MILLION) 77
FIGURE 45 MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE FOR THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 78
FIGURE 46 INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION MARKET SIZE COMPARISON IN TERMS OF VALUE 2014 & 2020 81
FIGURE 47 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 82
FIGURE 48 MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE FOR THE INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 82
FIGURE 49 MEDICAL APPLICATION MARKET SIZE COMPARISON IN TERMS OF VALUE 2014 & 2020 86
FIGURE 50 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE MEDICAL APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 86
FIGURE 51 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE MEDICAL APPLICATION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 87
FIGURE 52 SENSING APPLICATION MARKET SIZE COMPARISON IN TERMS OF VALUE 2014 & 2020 90
FIGURE 53 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE SENSING APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 90
FIGURE 54 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE SENSING APPLICATION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 91
FIGURE 55 GEOGRAPHIC SNAPSHOT (2013) 95
FIGURE 56 THE AMERICAN MICROPHONE MARKET SNAPSHOT 96
FIGURE 57 THE NORTH AMERICAN MICROPHONE MARKET ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST VOLUME SHARE 98
FIGURE 58 EUROPEAN MICROPHONE MARKET SNAPSHOT 100
FIGURE 59 GERMANY ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST VOLUME SHARE IN THE EUROPEAN MICROPHONE MARKET 102
FIGURE 60 APAC MICROPHONE MARKET SNAPSHOT 105
FIGURE 61 CHINA ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST VOLUME SHARE IN THE APAC MICROPHONE MARKET IN 2014 107
FIGURE 62 ROW MICROPHONE MARKET SNAPSHOT 110
FIGURE 63 GOERTEK EMERGED AS THE FASTEST-GROWING COMPANY BETWEEN
2009 AND 2013 113
FIGURE 64 MARKET SHARE OF THE TOP FIVE PLAYERS IN THE MEMS MICROPHONE
MARKET, 2013 114
FIGURE 65 GEOGRAPHIC REVENUE MIX OF THE TOP FIVE MARKET PLAYERS 119
FIGURE 66 COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING OF THE KEY MARKET PLAYERS (2009–2013) 120
FIGURE 67 KNOWLES CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 121
FIGURE 68 SWOT ANALYSIS 122
FIGURE 69 AAC TECHNOLOGIES: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 123
FIGURE 70 INVENSENSE, INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 125
FIGURE 71 GOERTEK: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 127
FIGURE 72 STMICROELECTRONICS N.V.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 129
FIGURE 73 ROBERT BOSCH GMBH: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 131
FIGURE 74 SWOT ANALYSIS 133
FIGURE 75 BSE: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 134
FIGURE 76 CIRRUS LOGIC, INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 135
FIGURE 77 HOSIDEN CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 137
FIGURE 78 SHANDONG GETTOP ACOUSTIC CO., LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 139

 

List of Tables

TABLE 1 THE INCREASING DEMAND IN CONSUMER ELECTRONICS IS THE MAJOR DRIVER
OF THE MICROPHONE MARKET 40
TABLE 2 THE DIFFICULT PACKAGING AND INTEGRATION PROCESS ARE RESTRAINING
THE GROWTH OF THE MICROPHONE MARKET 42
TABLE 3 ADOPTION IN VARIOUS INDUSTRIES ARE GENERATING NEW OPPORTUNITIES
FOR THE MICROPHONE MARKET 43
TABLE 4 MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 49
TABLE 5 MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 50
TABLE 6 ELECTRET MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 51
TABLE 7 ELECTRET MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 52
TABLE 8 ELECTRET MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 52
TABLE 9 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 54
TABLE 10 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 55
TABLE 11 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 56
TABLE 12 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 57
TABLE 13 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 57
TABLE 14 OTHER MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 59
TABLE 15 OTHER MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 60
TABLE 16 OTHER MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 60
TABLE 17 MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 64
TABLE 18 MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 65
TABLE 19 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 67
TABLE 20 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 67
TABLE 21 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 69
TABLE 22 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 70
TABLE 23 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 70
TABLE 24 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE APPICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 71
TABLE 25 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE COMMERCIAL SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 71
TABLE 26 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE COMMERCIAL SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 72
TABLE 27 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE COMMERCIAL SECURITY
& SURVEILLANCE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 74
TABLE 28 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE COMMERCIAL SECURITY
& SURVEILLANCE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 74
TABLE 29 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE COMMERCIAL SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 75
TABLE 30 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE COMMERCIAL SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 75
TABLE 31 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 76
TABLE 32 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 76
TABLE 33 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 78
TABLE 34 DIGITAL MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 79
TABLE 35 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 79
TABLE 36 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATION BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 80
TABLE 37 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 80
TABLE 38 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 81
TABLE 39 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 83
TABLE 40 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION BY REGION, 2013-2020 (MILLION UNITS) 83
TABLE 41 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 84
TABLE 42 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 84
TABLE 43 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE MEDICAL APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 85
TABLE 44 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE MEDICAL APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 85
TABLE 45 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE MEDICAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 87
TABLE 46 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE MEDICAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 88
TABLE 47 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE MEDICAL APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 88
TABLE 48 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE MEDICAL APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 88
TABLE 49 MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE FOR THE SENSING APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 89
TABLE 50 MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE SENSING APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 89
TABLE 51 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE SENSING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION) 91
TABLE 52 DIGITAL MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE SENSING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 92
TABLE 53 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE SENSING APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 92
TABLE 54 MEMS MICROPHONE MARKET FOR THE SENSING APPLICATION, BY REGION 2013–2020 (MILLION UNITS) 93
TABLE 55 AMERICAN MICROPHONE MARKET, BY REGION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 97
TABLE 56 AMERICAN MICROPHONE MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 97
TABLE 57 AMERICAN MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 98
TABLE 58 EUROPEAN MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 101
TABLE 59 EUROPEAN MICROPHONE MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 101
TABLE 60 EUROPEAN MICROPHONE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 102
TABLE 61 APAC MICROPHONE MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 106
TABLE 62 APAC MICROPHONE MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 106
TABLE 63 APAC MICROPHONE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 107
TABLE 64 ROW MICROPHONE MARKET, BY TYPE, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 111
TABLE 65 ROW MICROPHONE MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013–2020 ($MILLION) 112
TABLE 66 RANKING OF THE TOP FIVE MEMS MANUFACTURERS IN 2013 ON THE BASIS
OF REVENUE GENERATION 114
TABLE 67 RANKING OF THE TOP FIVE MEMS SUPPLIERS IN THE MOBILE PHONES AND TABLETS MARKET IN 2013 115
TABLE 68 TOP MEMS MICROPHONE SUPPLIERS, BY REGION 115
TABLE 69 MOST SIGNIFICANT NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES IN THE MICROPHONE MARKET 116
TABLE 70 THE MOST SIGNIFICANT PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND COLLABORATIONS
IN THE MICROPHONE MARKET 117
TABLE 71 RECENT MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS OF THE MICROPHONE MARKET 117
TABLE 72 RECENT EXPANSIONS OF THE MICROPHONE MARKET 117
TABLE 73 OTHER RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MICROPHONE MARKET 118