The Inertial Measurement Unit market is estimated to be at $2.14 billion in 2014 and is expected to register a CAGR of 7.87% to reach $3.37 billion by 2020.
The report provides a market analysis of the IMU market over the next six years. It contains the analysis of drivers, challenges, restraints, and burning issues that impact the industry. It also discusses the industrial value chain, porters five force model and technology trends that currently prevail in the IMU and gyro technology market.
It tracks, analyses, and lays out the market size of major IMU spenders in each region and provides the market share by application. It also analyses the market share by gyro technology including ring laser gyro (RLG), fibre optic gyro (FOG), micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), hemispherical resonator gyro (HRG), and vibrating gyro.
The report provides information of the leading competitors in the IMU market; it also provides details on their financial positions, key products, their unique selling points, and key developments. This research report categorizes the global market on the basis of components, platform, application, technology, regions, and by countries, along with forecasting revenues, market share, and analyzing trends in each of the sub sectors.
All the percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns were determined using secondary sources and verified through primary sources. All the possible parameters that affect the markets covered in this research study have been viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analysed to procure the final quantitative and qualitative data. This data is consolidated and added with detailed inputs and analysis from MarketsandMarkets, and is presented in this report.
The percentage split-ups of the segments categorized under the global market were used to arrive at the market sizes of each of the individual segments of the end-user verticals. The IMU market has been classified by component, application, technology, and geography. Thus, data was triangulated among five major categories based on their market sizes by types, application, system type, geography, and company revenue.
Of the regions considered for this market, North America contributes the largest portion of the market share of the total market. Advancement in MEMS technology and growing demand for commercial aircrafts and business jets are important factors that are responsible for driving this market in this region.
The industry is witnessing new entrants from emerging economies in the MEMS and FOG segment. These, in turn, are acting as a boon for IMU component manufacturers. The manufacturer are focused on the development of more advanced silicon or quartz MEMS technology as it could provide phenomenal performance in the same package with bias <1 degree/hour. This would be beneficial for commercial and industrial applications like pipeline inspection, mine hunting, unmanned aircraft surveillance, guided missiles, business jets and other commercial aircrafts.