Disposable Medical Devices Sensors Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Disposable Medical Devices Sensors Market is Segmented by Product, Application (Patient Monitoring, Diagnostics, Therapeutics), and Geography

Market Snapshot

Disposable Medical Devices Sensors Market Overview
Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 10.8 %
Disposable Medical Devices Sensors Market Major Players

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Market Overview

The Disposable Medical Devices Sensors market is being driven by factors such as increasing healthcare expenditure, government provisions for R&D activities, and acceptance of the sensor technology in the developing economies.

The applications of the medical device sensors vary from checking/monitoring alcohol level in blood, biomechanics, blood analysis, blood flow, blood pressure, body temperature, breath analysis, eye parameters, eye pressure, fingerprint, heart rate, human identification, human motion capture, ocular movement, people counting, pulsation, and many others. The use of sensors is becoming popular as they avoid scope for human error, which can prove fatal in some conditions. The medical institutions use a sophisticated set of sensors to create a monitoring system and have a higher significance value. 

Therefore the use of sensors is not limited to patient care as it is also used in tracking the movement of pharmaceutical and other test materials related to patients. This will drive the market to a very high growth rate in the future. 

Additionally, with the increasing healthcare expenditure, enhanced investments by venture capital firms to develop novel disposable medical devices sensors, government provisions for R&D activities are likely to drive the market growth.

Scope of the Report

As per the scope of the report, disposable medical device sensors are the handheld scanning devices that are majorly used for the sake of patient monitoring, therapeutics or diagnostics. They are designed to detect and provide information in the form of electrical signals by converting patient’s various forms of stimulations.

By Product
Image Sensor
Temperature Sensors
By Application
Patient Monitoring
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle-East and Africa
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa
South America
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Patient Monitoring is Expected to Show Rapid Growth Over the Forecast Period

Patient monitoring is one of the rapidly growing markets and disposable sensors are widely being used for patient monitoring. In the rural as well as urban areas of the developing countries, there is a growing demand for in-home patient monitoring. This rising demand is allowing the companies to utilize medical device sensors largely for patient monitoring. 

There is a large number of local as well as global companies that are into the disposable sensors for patient monitoring. Some of the well-known players providing these sensors include Smiths Medical, Mediaid, Inc., etc. Additionally, it has been suggested by the studies that more than five million medical sensors were being used during the year 2018 for the purpose of patient monitoring. This indicates the rising use of medical device sensors which will directly affect the market studied in a positive manner over the forecast period.

Disposable Medical Devices Sensors Market Key Trends

North America Dominates the Market and Expected to do Same in the Forecast Period.

North America is expected to dominate the market and the major factors attributed to the growth of the market in the region are a technological advancement in innovative sensors development and high adoption rate of sensors based devices in the region. The United States holds the largest market share due to the presence of key players in the market studied.

The Asia Pacific is likely to register a high growth rate during the forecast period, owing to government initiative in setting up of new hospitals and growing demand for sensor-based devices in-home care settings.

Disposable Medical Devices Sensors Market Growth Rate

Competitive Landscape

The market studied is moderately competitive and most of the local companies are having internal competition among themselves. The larget market share, however, is gained by global companies. In developing countries such as India, South Africa, etc., the local companies are posing intense competition due to the low prices of the products. In the near future, such small to mid-sized companies are believed to gain a substantial share of the market.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Increasing Healthcare Expenditure

      2. 4.2.2 Enhanced Investments by Venture Capital Firms to Develop Novel Disposable Medical Devices Sensors

      3. 4.2.3 Rapid Increase in Advancement an Acceptance of Sensor Technology

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Stringent Regulatory Scenario

      2. 4.3.2 Lack of Awareness in New Diagnostics Technologies

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Product

      1. 5.1.1 Biosensor

      2. 5.1.2 Image Sensor

      3. 5.1.3 Accelerometer

      4. 5.1.4 Temperature Sensors

      5. 5.1.5 Others

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Patient Monitoring

      2. 5.2.2 Diagnostics

      3. 5.2.3 Therapeutics

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Spain

        6. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. South Korea

        6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 Middle-East and Africa

        1. GCC

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa

      5. 5.3.5 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 Analog Devices

      2. 6.1.2 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

      3. 6.1.3 GE Healthcare

      4. 6.1.4 Gentag Inc.

      5. 6.1.5 Honeywell International, Inc.

      6. 6.1.6 Medtronic plc

      7. 6.1.7 Koninklijke Philips N.V.

      8. 6.1.8 Sensirion AG

      9. 6.1.9 Smiths Medical

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

**Competitive Landscape covers- Business Overview, Financials, Products and Strategies, and Recent Developments

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Disposable Medical Devices Sensors Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Disposable Medical Devices Sensors Market is growing at a CAGR of 10.8% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

North America holds highest share in 2020.

Smiths Medical, Medtronic Plc., Koninklijke Philips N.V., GENTAG, Inc., Analog Devices, Inc. are the major companies operating in Disposable Medical Devices Sensors Market.

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