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Global Light Sensors Market to grow at a CAGR of 8.25% during the period 2016-2020

Press release   •   Sep 12, 2016 03:27 EDT

Light sensors are also known as photoelectric devices or photo sensors, as they convert light energy into electricity. Photoelectric devices are categorized into two types, photovoltaic or photoemissive, which generate electricity when illuminated, and photo-resistors or photoconductors, which alter their electrical properties in some ways.

Technavios analysts forecast the Global Light Sensor Market to grow at a CAGR of 8.25% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global light sensor market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of light sensors.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:




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Technavio's report, Global Light Sensor Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors


Maxim Integrated

ROHM Semiconductor

Vishay Intertechnology

Avago Technologies

ELAN Microelectronics

Everlight Electronics



Sitronix Technology

Market driver

Need for power consumption reduction in mobile devices

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Market challenge

Low profit margins for vendors

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Market trend

Emergence of spectral sensing

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Key questions answered in this report

What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?

What are the key market trends?

What is driving this market?

What are the challenges to market growth?

Who are the key vendors in this market space?

What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?

What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?