In 2013, the number of Internet users in Europe constituted more than 20% of the total internet users. This huge market is still growing with the advent of smartphones, tablets and laptops. The use of optical fibres has increased.
The use of optical fibres has also increased in the medical industry with the increase in endoscopic imaging.
Optical Sensors convert light rays into electronic signals. It measures physical quantity of light and translates into a value that can be read by an instrument. It has many applications like in research and development, manufacturing, defense, healthcare and process control. The market is still evolving with continuous innovations being done. The market for sensors is also being driven by the growing penetration of smart devices. The demand for smart devices is expected to maintain consistency in the near future, so will be the demand for optical sensors.
The market is still innovating, with more companies focusing on new applications of this technology. Some of the major vendors mentioned in the report are Honeywell, Rockwell Automation, Atmel, Bosch and STMicroelectronics. Some of the other manufacturers of the optical sensor, who are serving this market in their own unique way mentioned in the report are OptiSense, Compact Imaging, Ocean Optics and Banpil Photonics.
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