Sound Sensor Market Overview
The sound sensor market is projected to reach US$ 2947.39 million by 2032, expanding at a rapid CAGR of 6.2%. In 2022, the market is worth US$ 1615.07 million.
The growing trend of industrial automation and the adoption of robots in production for a variety of factors in developing countries would foster favorable chances for sound sensor market expansion. During the projected period, new opportunities can be bolstered by the soaring demand for high-performance and dependable sensors from end-use industries, including healthcare, aerospace & defense, and automotive.
Low manufacturing costs are likely to have a significant impact on the demand for sound sensors. Major businesses' investments in the creation of affordable and effective sensors have resulted in the creation of tiny sensors, which have several industrial applications.
Moreover, the use of nano- or microtechnology is another important factor that declines the rate of expansion of sound sensors' market share. During the projected period, the increasing popularity of sound sensors for the production of cutting-edge systems like ADAS would further accelerate the market's growth rate.
Sound Sensor Market CAGR (2022-2032)
Sound Sensor Market Size (2022)
US$ 1,615.07 million
Sound Sensor Market Size (2032)
US$ 2,947.39 million
Medical Industry Expanding their Application for Sound Sensor
- The development of connected medical services and ongoing research into low-power, sound-based sensors used to monitor the body's vital signs have kept the range of applications for these solutions expanded, and this is anticipated to be one of the key factors driving demand for sound sensor.
- Technology advancements have given manufacturers a chance to profit from the requirement for the integration of sensors in various medical disciplines, taking into account their ability to fine-tune and produce definite and clear findings. In the near future, it is conceivable and possible to notice a rapid uptake in the medical industry, which in turn greatly fuels the adoption of sound sensors.
- Ultrasonic sensors are widely used to monitor liquid levels, carry anti-collision detection, and measure distance. During the forecast period, their extensive use in the healthcare industry, such as in soft tissue scans all over the body, is also anticipated to provide opportunities in the sound sensor market.
In addition to the countless technological developments like 5G, blockchain, cloud services, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI), the unceasing increase in internet connectivity around the world has greatly accelerated economic growth in the past two decades.
Moreover, there were more than 4.5 billion users actively utilizing the internet as of April 2021. Along with other changes to economies around the world, the expansion of the ICT industry has made a substantial contribution to GDP growth, labor productivity, R&D spending, and other areas.
The use of sound sensors to measure acoustic changes through electronic devices will continue to fuel opportunities for the growth of the global sound sensors market. The need to measure vibrations and quantify acoustics of the surroundings is growing, owing to the benefits derived from converting this information and using it in various applications.
As a result, the global market for sound sensors is likely to witness substantial growth during the forecast period (2015-2025). Smart devices and consumer electronics are being manufactured with pre-installed sound sensors that perform functions and operations for acoustic monitoring. I
ncreasing penetration of such devices indicates the growing adoption of sound sensors among varied consumers, which is driving the growth of the global market.
Sound Sensor Market: Drivers & Restraints
The growth of the global sound sensor market is primarily driven by scope of the sensing parameters such as temperature, pressure, torque and viscosity. The complete commercialisation of these sensors will continue to drive the expansion of the global market. Apart from this, the increasing demand for high-performance, affordable and sustainable sound sensors is expected to influence the growth of the global market during the forecast period.
Additionally, developments in sound sensing technology, growing implementation of nanotechnology or micro technology and the increasing applicability in telecommunications industry will continue to influence the growth of the global market for sound sensors.
However, the major concerning factors challenging the market growth and impeding its expansion include the emerging replacement of surface acoustic wave sensors in conventional applications and the lower levels of mass sensitivity.
Sound Sensors: Growth Opportunities
Advancement of wireless connectivity in the Information Technology (IT) and telecom industries is expected to bolster the global sound sensor market by creating more opportunities for its growth. The implementation of sound sensors in various IT operations will result in increased efficiency and surplus information, which will benefit processes in the future.
Telecommunication applications of sound sensors will be the opportune drivers of the market growth, owing to the fact that analysing sound is an integral function of any telecom mechanism.
A recent instance indicating promising opportunity for the expansion of the global sound sensor market is the innovative utilisation of sound sensors in smartphone applications. Waze, a prominent GPS-based navigation app, has developed a new feature incorporating the pre-installed smartphone sound sensors to identify the distress or crying sounds of a child and opeor a baby.
This feature enables the users to locate and attend to their infant. The growing awareness about such in-app features are expected to promote the demand for acoustic wave sound sensors.
Installation of sound sensors in hydrant software will help rapid detection of water pipe leaks. This will prevent the minor leaks to turn into major pipeline ruptures, and avoid wastage of water and destruction of public property. As a result, the demand for surface acoustic wave sensors will inflate, thereby fostering the growth of the global sound sensors market.
Moreover, the global sound sensor market is also segmented into the seven key regions of the world. North America is anticipated to remain a lucrative market for sound sensors during the forecast period 2015-2025. Likewise, Western Europe and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions are also expected to witness steady adoption of sound sensors.
Western Europe is slated to lead the global market revenues as a majority of acoustic wave sensor manufacturers are based there. APAC region is projected to register a rampant growth, owing to the prevalent industrial applications of sound sensors.
Teledyne Microwave Solutions, Honeywell International Inc., Epson Toyocom Corporation, API Technologies Corp, Phonon Corporation, Boston Piezo-optics INC., Panasonic Corporation, CTS Corporation, CeramTec and Vectron International, among others are the leading players in the competitive landscape of the global sound sensors market.
Low cost manufacturing and technological advancements remain the key business strategies for leading players in the sound sensor market.
The report covers exhaustive analysis on
- Sound Sensor Market Segments
- Sound Sensor Market Dynamics
- Historical Actual Market Size, 2012 - 2014
- Sound Sensor Market Size & Forecast 2015 to 2025
- Supply & Demand Value Chain
- Sound Sensor Market Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
- Competition & Companies involved
- Value Chain
- Sound Sensor Market Drivers and Restraints
Regional analysis for Sound Sensor Market includes
- North America
- US & Canada
- Latin America
- Brazil, Mexico, Others
- Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
- Greater China
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East and Africa
- GCC Countries
- Other Middle East
- North Africa
- South Africa
- Other Africa
The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments.
The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.
Sound Sensor Market Segmentation
The global market for sound sensors is segmented on the basis of types, application and sensing parameters
- Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) sensor
- Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) sensor
- Aerospace & Defence
- Consumer Electronics
On the basis of sensing parameters:
- chemical vapour.