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Stacked CMOS Image Sensor Market Research Report - Global Forecast 2027

Stacked CMOS Image Sensor Market, By Specification (Image Processing Type, Spectrum, Array Type), By Application (Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Industrial) - Forecast 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/2018-HCR | December 2022 | Region: Global | 100 Pages         

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Stacked CMOS Image Sensor Market overview


The stacked CMOS image sensor is basically a CLOS image sensor that provides high-resolution images with 1000 frames per second with high dynamic range characteristics of 110dB.


The stacked CMOS image sensor is basically desegregated b inta small chip and it is alsknown as a transition of voltage intpixel level which can be operated with a single source of power. The rise in demand for the incorporation of high-resolution cameras in smartphone devices, the increase in the adoption of image cameras for automotive applications, and that the uses of the stacked CMOS image sensor in the medical field for improved imaging solution are likely tdrive the growth of the global stacked CMOS image sensor market.  The stacked CMOS image sensor transforms the light intan electron with the help of various types of technology in order tperform effectively.


This report contains all the information on the global stacked CMOS image sensor market growth and the market strengths. The report alscontains the culmination of dynamics, segmentation, key players, regional analysis, and other important factors. And a detailed stacked CMOS image sensor market analysis and forecast t2022 is alsincluded in the report.


Covid 19 Analysis


The outbreak of the global pandemic covid 19 has magnificently affected the key players in the market whare operating the value chain of the stacked CMOS image sensor. The rise in demand for smartphones globally is one of the major key factors for the growth of the global stacked CMOS image sensor market.


The decrease in the sales of cell phones across the world due tthe lockdown imposed by the governments in order tlimit the spread of the covid 19, has significantly affected the production of the stacked CMOS image sensors. It has alsaffected the GDP of different countries and the per capita income of people around the globe, the low income has resulted in the reduction of the purchasing power of the people hence declining the growth of the global stacked CMOS image sensor market.


Market Dynamic



  • Drivers


The rise in the production of smartphones and tablets along with that the increasing numbers of cameras used in such devices is the major key factor that is driving the growth of the stacked CMOS image sensor market. The demand for improvising camera features and high image quality in such devices is increasing rapidly, accordingly, OEM is making continuous efforts in order tdevelop image sensors tenhance the versatility in order tmaintain the thinness and usability of this device which is contributing tthe growth of the market.


The demand for the installation of multiple cameras in a single device for different purposes including optical zoom, low light photography, portrait mode, 3D imaging features, and improvised high dynamic range are some other factors that are driving the growth of the stacked CMOS image sensor market.



  • Opportunities


The rise in the adoption of the cameras in (AI) artificial intelligence, (VR) virtual reality, (AR) augmented reality applications, and in driverless or automatic cars is predicted tcreate vast opportunities for the stacked CMOS image sensor market and alscreate revenues for the operating companies.


The stacked CMOS image sensor alshelps in powering computer vision operations and machine learning without any help from the external hardware which is expected tboost the market growth due tits high demand. The 3D ToF image sensors can be used in smartphones for the 3D perceptions of the AR/VR application eventually helps in the growth of the market.



  • Restraints


The availability of the ranging (LiDAR) solutions and the light detection features in autonomous vehicles is likely trestraint the growth of the global stacked CMOS image sensor market. The demand for the environment sensing  technologies in the autonomous vehicles can create hurdles in the market growth as these type of technologies helps tmanage multiple things in a vehicle including controlling of speed, enable tdecide when tturn, when tchange lanes and when tput a brake. The major companies are focusing on developing such devices which can hinder the growth of the global stacked CMOS image sensor market trends.



  • Challenges


The decline in the production of the stacked CMOS image sensor due tthe global pandemic has severely affected the global manufacturing of the stacked CMOS image sensor market hence acting as a major challenge for the manufacturing companies of CMOS image sensors.



  • Cumulative Growth Analysis


The major factor contributing tthe growth of the stacked CMOS image sensor market is the rising demand for the image sensor in different sectors including consumer electronics, automotive, technological innovations, and advanced features such as data safety and others. Moreover, the increase in the demand for smartphones and tablets is likely tboost the market growth.


According tthe reports, in the year 2015, the Sony Corporation has announced the production of the stacked CMOS image sensors with an increase in the investment of the CMOS sensor which ultimately increases the production of stacked CMOS image sensor market sales.



  • Value Chain Analysis


According tthe reports, the global stacked CMOS image sensor market is segmented on the basis of specification, application, and region. On the basis of the technology the market is segmented intcomplementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) and charge-coupled device (CCD). The CMOS segmented is expected twitness tremendous growth due tits high preference in different sectors because of its lower power consumption and reduced system size.


Based on the processing types, the market is segmented inttwdimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) image sensors. The two-dimensional (2D) segment is expected thold the largest share in the global market stacked CMOS image sensor market, accounting for more than 70% of the shares, due tits compatibility with a larger number of devices.


On the basis of the operating system, the market is segmented intvisible spectrum and invisible spectrum. The invisible spectrum is expected twitness high growth due tthe capabilities of the invisible spectrum cameras in surveillance and security, firefighting, medical imaging, and industrial diagnostics.


Segmentation Overview


The market is segmented on the basis of specification, application, and region. The global stacked CMOS image sensor market is expected twitness decent growth during the forecast period.


By Application


Based on the application, the market is segmented intAutomotive, Consumer Electronics, Industrial, Media & Entertainment, Aerospace & Defense, Security & Surveillance


 By end-users


Based on the propulsion types, the market is segmented int2D image sensor and 3D image sensor


Regional Analysis


According tthe report, the global stacked CMOS image sensor market segmented intthe basis of regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the rest of the world. North America is expected taccount for the largest stacked CMOS image sensor market shares due trise in the innovation, huge investments for the development of new technology by the key players, and the adoption of the new technology.


Asia Pacific is expected twitness significant growth over the forecast period due tthe availability of cheap labor, hubs of manufacturing industries, and the rising demand for the stacked CMOS image sensor in consumer electronics.


Competitive landscape


The major key players in the global stacked CMOS image sensor market business are focused on launching new products in order tgain a larger share of the stacked CMOS image sensor market. The manufacturers are willing tprovide several advantages including IR-based biometric capabilities and lower cost of systems.


Major Key Players



  • Sony Corporation (Japan)

  • Panasonic Corporation (Japan)

  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)

  • Canon Inc. (Japan)

  • OmniVision Technologies Inc. (U.S.)

  • STMicroelectronics N.V. (Switzerland)

  • Galaxy Core Inc. (China)

  • Sharp Corporation (Japan)

  • SK Hynix Inc. (South Korea)

  • Others

  • Report Overview

  • The following report comprises of –

  • Market overview 

  • Covid 19 Analysis

  • Market Dynamic

  • Drivers

  • Opportunities

  • Restraints 

  • Challenges

  • Cumulative Growth Analysis

  • Value Chain Analysis

  • Segmentation Overview 

  • By Application 

  • By End-Users

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competitive landscape

  • Recent development


In June 2020, OmniVision Technologies, Inc. strengthened its presence in the image sensor market by launching OX03C10 image sensors.


Based on technology:



  • CMOS image sensors

  • CCD image sensors

  • Others (sCMOS image sensors and hybrid image sensors)


Based on processing technique:



  • 2D image sensors

  • 3D image sensors


Based on spectrum:



  • Visible

  • Non-visible


Based on array type



  • Linear image sensors

  • Area image sensors


Based on resolution



  • VGA

  • 3 MP t3 MP

  • 5 MP t10 MP

  • 12 MP t16 MP

  • More than 16 MP


Based on end user



  • Aerospace, defense, and homeland security

  • Automotive

  • Consumer electronics

  • Medical and life sciences

  • Industrial

  • Commercial


Based on region:


  • North America

    • U.S.

    • Canada

    • Mexico



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • UK

    • France

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India



  • Rest of Asia Pacific

    • Rest of the World

    • Latin America

    • Middle East & Africa





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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The report presents a detailed study of market divergences such as past data, ongoing trends, and latest developments, among others, to offer a comprehensive view of the market.

Increasing demand for image sensors is poised to drive the growth of the market.

Some of the industries expected to fuel demand are – automotive, industrial, and consumer electronics.

2D image sensor and 3D image sensor are the segments based on image processing type.

Some of the growth strategies that might be observed in the market are joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and new product developments, among others.