The automotive market continues to drive sensor revenue. Worldwide, the market is expected to reach $13.5 billion in 2018. Adding MEMS revenue, the market should reach over $18 billion. Sensors are used in a wide variety of applications, but most notably, automotive applications and industrial applications. Fast growing segments are temperature sensors and accelerometers. In the automotive market, sensor revenue is expected to grow by 10 percent this year.
The Sensors and MEMs market tracker covers microfluidic MEMs, pressure sensors, accelerometers, yaw rate sensors, optical MEMS, actuators, temperature sensors, and magnetic field sensors. Forecasts are provided by region, market segment, application and product type. Market share is also provided.
Worldwide automotive semiconductor revenue reached $34 billion in 2017. For 2018, our preliminary forecast is for another increase of 10 percent, bringing the market near $37 billion. The opportunity for semiconductor suppliers in this space continues to outpace other markets, including the large computer segment.
The Automotive Market Tracker provides forecasts for each semiconductor family used in automotive designs. Forecasts are provided by region, application segment, application and by semiconductor product type. Market share for automotive electronics providers and semiconductor suppliers is included. Also included is spending estimates by automotive electronics provider.
The memory market continues to drive semiconductor revenue and this trend is expected to continue near term. The market is expected to finish the year with a growth rate of 18 percent this year, which moves the market close to the $400 billion range worldwide.
The Databeans Semiconductor market tracker provides forecasts for all semiconductors which are segmented into product families including discretes, optoelectronics, sensors, analog ICs, logic, memory, microprocessors, microcontrollers and DSPs. Forecasts are provided by region, market segment, application area and product type. Market share is also provided by region and by product family.
The power management market includes both discretes and integrated circuits. Discretes include power transistors, rectifiers, and thyristors. Integrated circuits include regulators, battery management, supervisors, voltage regulators, and other power devices. We have revised our forecast slightly upward, but still expecting the market to reach nearly $30 billion in 2017. This market is driving growth in overall analog integrated circuit demand as well is in the discrete market and the overall semiconductor industry.
This tracker provides market forecasts for power management which includes Power Transistors, Rectifiers, Thyristors, Linear Regulators, Switching Regulators, Battery ICs, Supervisors, Voltage References, and Other Power. Forecasts are provided by region and by country for the Asia Pacific region. Forecasts are also provided by market segment, application, and by product type where there is a breakout for analog power products. Market share is also provided.