Industry Outlook and Trend Analysis

The CMOS and sCMOS Image Sensor Market has witnessed significant growth in the recent years and is anticipated to grow tremendously over the forecast period. CMOS, or sCMOS, is a breakthrough innovation in light of cutting edge CMOS Image Sensor (CIS) design and creation techniques. sCMOS is foreseen to gain widespread recognition as a genuine scientific grade CIS, equipped for out-performing most scientific imaging devices available today. This is a consequence of a propelled set of performance highlights that render it totally perfect to high constancy, quantitative scientific estimation. sCMOS technology remains solitary in its capacity to simultaneously deliver on numerous key performance parameters, overcoming the challenges that are innate to current scientific imaging technology principles, and reducing the performance disadvantages that have generally been related with traditional CMOS imagers.

Drivers and Restraints

The development in the implementation of image sensors in different broad applications has been observed in the industrial sector as well. The two significant image sensors that are being used in the industrial sector are CCD and CMOS. Accessibility of CMOS sensors at low cost is the principle reason driving the development of the market. These sensors are likewise used in the automotive sector particularly in cutting edge driver assistance system (ADAS) and ensure the safety of drivers and provide parking assistance, collision avoidance systems, and lane departure warning. Machine vision is another application of image sensors that combine CMOS image sensors and CCD image quality to create high data rate and low power digital interface. Other industrial applications of image sensors incorporate robotics and drones. The widespread applications are the primary driving factors of the market.

Market Segmentation

The CMOS and sCMOS Image Sensor Market is segmented on the basis of Technology, Application and Processing & Spectrum. Based on technology the market is segmented into BSI and FSI. Based on applications the market is segmented into Consumer Electronics, Automobile, Medical and Surveillance. On the basis of processing and spectrum the market is segmented into 3D, 2D, visible spectrum and invisible spectrum.

Regional Outlook and Trend Analysis

Asia Pacific is ruling the global CMOS & sCMOS image sensor market with the biggest market share trailed by North America and Europe. The existence of major players is a primary factor driving the market in the region. The requirement for CMOS image sensor across multiple industry verticals such as consumer electronics, aerospace, automotive, medical, surveillance and others are boosting the market growth in the region.

Competitive Insights

The leading players in the market are Toshiba, BAE Systems, Sharp Corporation, ON Semiconductor, Panasonic, Samsung Electronics, Sony Corporation, SK Hynix, OmniVision Technologies and Canon. The major players in the market are profiled in detail in view of qualities, for example, company portfolio, business strategies, financial overview, recent developments, and share of the overall industry.

The CMOS and sCMOS Image Sensor Market is segmented as follows-

By Technology:


By Applications:

Consumer Electronics

By Processing & Spectrum:

Visible spectrum
Invisible spectrum

By Region

North America



Rest of Europe


South Korea
Southeast Asia
Rest of Asia-Pacific

South America

South Africa
Rest of South America

Middle East and Africa

Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of MEA

Some of the key questions answered by the report are:

What was the market size in 2014 and forecast from 2015 to 2023?
What will be the industry market growth from 2015 to 2023?
What are the major drivers, restraints, opportunities, challenges, and industry trends and their impact on the market forecast?
What are the major segments leading the market growth and why?
Which are the leading players in the market and what are the major strategies adopted by them to sustain the market competition?