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Next Generation Automotive Sensors

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Actionable Benefits

  • Identify when new sensor technologies will gain traction and their growth potential.
  • Understand customer decision criteria when choosing new sensor technologies.
  • Develop sensor technologies to fulfil customer requirement, stretching from basic ADAS to fully autonomous driving.

Critical Questions Answered

  • Which autonomous functions can cameras enable, and what support is needed from secondary and tertiary sensors?
  • What role will radar play in the sensor suites of highly autonomous vehicles?
  • How will the introduction of SWIR and FMCW approaches disrupt the automotive LiDAR market?
  • What effect will the transfer from SAE Level 3 to SAE Level2+ have on the market for secondary and tertiary automotive sensors?

Research Highlights

  • Snapshot SWOT analysis of camera, radar, HD radar, NIR LiDAR, SWIR LiDAR, FMCW LiDAR, SWIR camera and FIR camera.
  • Shipment and revenue forecast for HD radar, ToF NIR LiDAR, ToF SWIR LiDAR, FMCW SWIR LiDAR.
  • Analysis of the characteristics of secondary and tertiary sensors, including orthogonality to camera test.

Who Should Read This?

  • OEM and Tier 1 CTO and CRO.
  • ADAS product owners at OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and automotive semiconductor.
  • Strategic decision makers within autonomous function deployers.
  • Innovation leaders within automotive sensor startups.

Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.1. Redundancy Requirements Drive Demand for New Sensors
1.2. Evolution of Legacy Sensors
1.3. Dominance of Camera Sensors
1.4. LiDAR Market Disruption
1.5. The L2+ Phenomenon will Bifurcate the Automotive Sensor Market
1.6. SWOT Analyses of Each Sensor Mode

2. INTRODUCTION

2.1. The Dominance of Camera Sensors
2.2. The Need for Additional Sensors
2.3. Key Characteristics of Secondary and Tertiary Sensors

3. RADAR

3.1. The Current State of Radar Technology in Automotive
3.2. Strenghts of Radar
3.3. Weaknesses of Radar
3.4. Conclusions

4. HD RADAR

4.1. Continental ARS540
4.2. Arbe HD Radar
4.3. NXP
4.4. Intel Mobileye
4.5. Conclusions

5. LIDAR

5.1. Pulsed/ToF LiDAR
5.2. FMCW LiDAR
5.3. NIR and SWIR LiDAR
5.4. Conclusions

6. SWIR CAMERAS

6.1. Strenghts of SWIR CAMERAS
6.2. Barriers to Adoption
6.3. Conclusions

7. FIR SENSORS

7.1. Robustness to Ambient Lighting
7.2. Conclusions

8. PERCEPTION SYSTEM EVOLUTION: A HOLISTIC VIEW

8.1. Active Safety and ADAS
8.2. Autonomous Driving
8.3. Robotaxis
8.4. Passenger Vehicle Automation

9. MARKET FORECASTS

9.1. HD Radar/Imaging Radar/4D Radar Forecasts
9.2. LiDAR