Sensor Hubs, Sensor Fusion, and the Future of Sensor Processing

This report provides an in-depth look into sensor hubs, sensor fusion, and sensor processing. It provides definitions, qualitative and quantiative analysis with forecasts through 2019.

Table of Contents

  • 1. About Us
  • 2. ABI Research Differentiators
  • 3. Agenda
  • 4. Definitions
  • 5. Sensors Hubs for Consumer Electronics and Mobile
  • 6. Sensor Hubs in Context
  • 7. Sensor Hubs in Context
  • 8. Traditional Approach to Sensor Processing
  • 9. Sensor Hub Benefits
  • 10. What Can Sensor Hubs Enable?
  • 11. Sensor Hub Market Drivers
  • 12. Key Sensor Hub Implementations
  • 13. Application Processor with Integrated Sensor Core
  • 14. Application Processor Core: Advantages and Disadvantages
  • 15. Example: Qualcomm Hexagon DSP
  • 16. Discrete MCU
  • 17. Discrete MCU: Advantages and Disadvantages
  • 18. Example: Discrete MCU-based Sensor Hub
  • 19. Integrated Sensor Hub
  • 20. Sensor Hubs with Integrated Processing: Advantages and Disadvantages
  • 21. Example: Sensor Hubs with Integrated Processing
  • 22. Future Opportunities: GNSS Sensor Hubs
  • 23. Future Opportunities: Programmable Logic
  • 24. Market Forecasts
  • 25. Sensor Coverage
  • 26. Sensor Shipments by Vertical Market
  • 27. Smartphone Sensor Hub Shipments
  • 28. Total Smartphone Sensor Hub Shipments by Type
  • 29. Smartphones: Discrete MCUs
  • 30. Smartphones: Application Processor Based
  • 31. Smartphones: Sensor Integrated MCU
  • 32. Tablet Sensor Hub Shipments by Type
  • 33. Sensor Hubs in Wearables
  • 34. Sensor Hubs in Wearables
  • 35. Wearable Sensor Hub Shipments by Type
  • 36. Sensor Hub Opportunities
  • 37. IoT / IoE Opportunities
  • 38. Key Mergers and Acquisitions
  • 39. Conclusions

Charts

  1. Total MEMS and Sensor Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019
  2. Total Sensor and MEMS Shipments for Consumer Electronics and Mobile Devices, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019
  3. Total Mobile Device and Consumer Electronics Sensor and MEMS Shipments by Vertical Market, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019
  4. Smartphone Sensor Hub Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019
  5. Total Smartphone Sensor Hub Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2019
  6. Total Smartphone Sensor Hub Shipments, Discrete MCUs, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019
  7. Total Smartphone Sensor Hub Shipments, Application Processor Based, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019
  8. Total Smartphone Sensor Hub Shipments, Sensor Integrated Hubs, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019
  9. Tablet Sensor Hub Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019
  10. Smartwatch Sensor Hub Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019
  11. Activity and Fitness Tracker Sensor Hub Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2014 to 2019

Figures

  1. Discrete MCU-based Sensor Hub: Back of PCB Annotated
  2. Sony SmartWatch 3 Teardown: Front of PBC Annotated
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Research Information

Publish Date
2Q 2015
Code
PT-1412
Research Type
Technology Analysis Report
Pages
41