Motion Sensor Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Global Motion Sensor Market Research Report: By Type (PIR SENSOR, Microwave Radar Sensor), Microwave Radar by frequency (10.6 GHZ–24 GHZ, 2.6 GHZ–5.8 GHZ, 77 GHZ, UP TO 2.5 GHZ, 66 GHZ and 5.9 GHZ–10.5 GHZ), Microwave Radar by Application (Surveillance, Lighting), PIR Sensors by application (Lighting and Surveillance), Occupancy Sensors by Application (Lighting Systems, HVAC Systems, Security & Surveillance, Others), Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South America) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/1957-CR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 275 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2016-2022 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Overview


The motion sensor is a mechanical device that can sense physical movements. The motion sensor is a miniature version of the MEM devices. Today, commercial, industrial, enterprises and residential areas use outdoor motion sensor systems. It is a technology that can detect both kinetic and physical movements in real-time. The integration of motion sensor is high on smartphones, tablet, computer, and TV and security system.


 The increasing need for security and safety increase the demand for the Motion Sensor Market. The motion sensor can notify the user about intruder alert. Also, this technology is embedded with other consumer electronics products. The infrared motion sensor is a well-known technology in many buildings. It is a sensor that is capable to detect body heat. The motion sensor is a technology that can be embedded with both a central security system and electronics. Due to the rising demand, the Motion Sensor Market Size will grow by 11% in 2022. Also, as per the Market Research, the market value is estimated as 7 billion in 2022. 


Covid analysis 


The outbreak of covid 19 affected several global markets. The Global Market adversely affected by the pandemic. Also, the worldwide sensor and control industry is facing a severe downfall. The low capital investments have slowed down the total demand for this market. The supply of the products is on hold in several regions. However, during the covid 19, the requirement for house security has increased. It is causing a gradual rise in the motion control sensors Industry. The post-pandemic market trends look impressive. The surging robotics and automation market are the key factors that positively affect the Motion Sensors Industry.


Market dynamics 



  • The crucial market drivers 


The miniaturization of MEM devices is driving more demand for the motion sensor market. Individuals prefer motion sensor technology that is handy and compact in size. Size plays a crucial role in motion sensor technology. The transformation from bulky MEM to miniature size motion devices is the major factor for high demand. The reduction of size is a significant motion sensor industry driver. Also, the stringent government rules regarding security are driving the market in some areas.


The motion sensor is a high-end security technology that not only captures the intruder detail but even detects body temperatures. The governmental promotion of security is raising the demand for a wireless motion sensor in recent years. Consumer electronics is a field that includes plenty of specification in electronic devices. An accelerometer is a feature in several electronic devices. Smartphones, laptop and computer have these accelerometers. The use of accelerometers in electronics is another crucial motion sensor market. Also, the low consumption requirement in the MEM market is surging the demand for the motion sensor industry. These factors fuel the market growth. 



  • The market growth opportunities 


The wearable device market is escalating at a rapid pace. Wearable electronics such as smart watches, wrist band, smart shirts, smart bags and smart jackets are some well known wearable electronics. The wearable product portfolio is expected to grow more in the upcoming years. There are plenty of growth opportunities for the market in the consumer electronics field. The automation industry will also rise at an exponential rate in the future years. The growth of the automation and robotics industry provides plenty of future scope for the market. Today, several governments are creating awareness about light consumption. The Motion sensors for lights help to detect the electricity consumed. The government initiatives for energy consumption offer exceptional growth opportunities for the market. 



  • The market restraints 


The manufacturing cycle of motion sensor technology is long. The manufacturing process includes R&D and integration pace. It is a highly complex technology that requires sensitivity and accuracy. It is a high-end-technology each of the programs of the system needs to be manually checked. It is integrated with the system to check its efficiency. All this delays the returns for the investors. Due to the long R&D process and high time consumption, many remain hesitant to invest in this technology. The product manufacturing duration is a crucial restraint in this market. 



  • The market challenges 


The automation industry solely relies on efficiency, high performance and compact size. The need for miniaturization in the security system market is growing higher. Most motion sensor technologies come in a combination with other security devices. It makes the motion sensor technology less compact. The need for a motion sensor as a single unit security system is essential for this market. The combo security times fail to broadcast the features and benefits of the motion sensors. Therefore, a single-unit motion sensor can offer growth opportunities. However, the combo security systems act as a significant market challenge. Furthermore, the complexity of motion sensor system integration is another challenge in this market. 



  • The cumulative market growth 


The motion sensor market is witnessing a decent growth rate during the forecast period. However, there are several restraints in the market that hamper growth. The integration complexities of the motion sensor technology are the major limitation of this market. The market growth rate relies on the compact size. Due to this, the key players of the market are introducing a compact version of the motion sensor technology. Also, the single unite motion sensors will contribute to the overall market growth. By fixing these issues the market will experience immense growth in the upcoming years. 



  • The value chain analysis 


The fastest-growing motion sensor regional market is Europe. Also, Europe holds the largest Motion Sensor Market Share. Motion sensor technology is used for versatile purposes in Europe. The high demand for consumer electronics is responsible for the massive growth rate in Europe. Also, during the forecast period, the demand for motion sensor will intensify in this region. New motion sensor versions and features are some strategies of the market players. There are expansion and auction of the motion sensor market in the region. Consumer electronics such as smartphones, laptops, media players and security systems are utilizing the sensor technology more. Also, the transformation of the country from the conventional security system to advances motion sensor technology is another market driving factor in this region. 


Segment Overview 


By type 



  • Ultrasonic 

  • Vibration 

  • Dual technology 

  • Infrared 

  • Area reflective 

  • Microwave 


By integration 



  • Accelerometer 

  • Severe combo 

  • Magnetometer 

  • Gyroscope 


By verticals 


Consumer electronics 



  • Smartphones 

  • Tablets 

  • Computer 

  • Wearable devices 

  • Gaming console 


Automotive application 



  • Driver assistance system 

  • Airbag deployment 

  • Electronic control 

  • Suspension monitoring 

  • Vibration monitoring 

  • Healthcare 

  • Industrial 

  • Commercial 

  • Residential 


Regional analysis 


The motion sensor market is fragmented into three regions in North America, Asia Pacific and Europe. The North American motion sensor market will outgrow the other markets. Europe has high demands and supply rates. However, the market value in North America will reach its peak in 2022. Consumer electronics is a crucial market driver in this region. Asia pacific will be the fastest-growing motion sensor industry in the forecast period. The adoption of consumer electronics with the motion sensor is higher in this region. Also, the requirement for security-based devices is another factor that fuels the market growth. The growth of the automation industry is another factor to increase the need for motion sensors. All these three regional players are the key contributors to the global market. 


Competitive landscape 


The key players of the motion sensor market are establishing new designs, new developments and new versions of the motion sensor. They are offering an exceptional range of miniature size motion sensor in the global market. Also, the low consumption and high-end quality of the market players fuel the competition in the market. 


The key players of the market are 



  • Sensata Technologies (US)

  • Memsic (US)

  • IFM Electronic (US)

  • Murata Manufacturing (Japan)

  • NXP Semiconductors (Japan)

  • Qualtre (US)

  • KVH Industries (US)

  • Panasonic Electric Works (Germany)

  • Bosch Sensortec (Germany)

  • InnaLabs (Ireland)


Recent developments 



  • The key players of the market are introducing a new version of motion sensors with AL-machine learning. The machine learning feature in the motion sensors improves tracking and better performance. 

  • The key players in North America are launching a unique motion sensor for automotive. It is a motion sensor that helps vehicle drivers with incorrect parking, tunnels and complex pathways. 

  • The market players in the Asia Pacific are launching a new variety of accelerometers that can detect the external condition. Climate detection and event detection are the unique features of the device. It is integrated with several consumer electronics for convenience. 

  • The MEM manufacturers are expanding their production by designing and launching motion sensors. It is a measure taken to expand the motion sensor market and satisfy consumer demands. 


Report overview 



  • Market overview highlights 

  • Analysis based upon COVID 19

  • Explanation upon the Market Dynamics

  • Value chain analysis

  • Market segmentation overview

  • The regional analysis

  • Competitive landscape analysis

  • Recent Developments



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


The application industries such as aerospace & defense, aerial drones, and consumer electronics are expected to spur the market.

An income level estimated at USD 7 billion approximately, with the aid of an 11% CAGR is projected to be gained by 2022

The strong contenders in the market are Analog Devices, Inc. (U.S.), STMicroelectronics (Switzerland), Memsic, Inc. (U.S.), Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Japan) and Microchip Technology, Inc. (U.S.).

The increased chances for motion sensors to register false alarms are expected to restrict their adoption.

The heightened application in the consumer electronics segment is expected to push the North American region to the topmost position in the forecast period.

The growth rate of the motion sensor market is expected to be 11% in the forecast period. The market value is estimated to be 7 billion.