MarketResearch.biz has published the research report titled "Global CMOS Camera Module Market By Application (Consumer electronics, Automotive, and Others), Product Type And Region - Global Forecast To 2026." According to the report, the global CMOS camera module market was valued at $14693.7 million in 2016 and is projected to reach $66449.0 million by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 16.4% from 2017 to 2026.
What is CMOS technology?
A complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) camera module includes a camera lens and CMOS image sensor. CMOS is a technology used for making low power integrated circuits. CMOS chips have integrated amplifiers and A/D converters, which help to lower the cost of a camera.
CMOS camera sensors in smartphones drive market
According to the report, a major factor driving growth of the market is rise in adoption of CMOS camera sensors in camera of smartphones. In addition, factors such as increasing adoption of picture-sharing on social networking applications, such as snapchat, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, etc., which require high-resolution and high-quality cameras to capture pictures, is further driving growth of the global CMOS camera module market. Moreover, adoption is increasing significantly in various end-use industries, such as automotive, owing to the cost effectiveness of CMOS camera modules.
Growing adoption in medical applications
Growing adoption of CMOS image sensors in medical applications and devices for endoscopy, X-ray imaging and intra-oral products and increasing innovations in CMOS camera sensors coupled with increasing demand for CMOS in various civilian and defense applications is further expected to create high-potential opportunities for existing as well as new players in the target market.
Rising installation of cameras in commercial, residential and industrial applications
A major and growing trend in the market is rising installation of cameras in commercial, residential and industrial applications such as for monitoring traffic movement, ensuring security and safety at banks, malls, shopping centers, hospitals, institutions, military facilities and locations, ports, airports and railway stations etc. In addition, the rising trend and shift towards automation in various industries driven by technological advancements, reducing cost of CMOS sensors with improved picture quality is further expected to drive market growth over the next 10 years.
Global CMOS Camera Module Market: Market forecast
The report comprises a complete forecast of the global CMOS camera module market based on factors affecting the market and their impact in the foreseeable future. According to the forecast projections, revenue from the global CMOS camera module market is expected to expand at a moderate CAGR of 16.4% during the forecast period.
Global CMOS Camera Module Market: Segmental snapshot
The market report has been segmented on the basis of application, product type and region. The application segment includes consumer electronics, automotive and others. The product-type segment includes 5 MP and lower, 8 MP, and 13MP and higher. The regions covered in the analysis are The Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (ROW).
- By application: Consumer electronics segment is estimated to register a CAGR of over 16.7%, thereby accounting for highest revenue share in the application segment.
- By product type: 8-MP segment is estimated to account for highest revenue share among the product type segments, registering a CAGR of over 16.5% over the forecast period.
- By region: The market in Asia Pacific accounted for highest revenue share in the global CMOS camera module market in 2016 and is expected to record highest CAGR of more than 18.0% between 2017 and 2026.
Global CMOS Camera Module Market: Competitive Analysis
The research report on the global CMOS camera module market includes profiles of some of the major companies such as Cowell, LG Innotek, Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Sharp, Sunny Optical Technology, BYD, Chicony Electronics, Global Optics, Lite-On Technology, MCNEX, Misumi Electronics, Q Technology, Partron, Primax Electronics, STMicroelectronics and Truly Opto-electronics.