Europe Touch Sensor Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Type (Resistive, Capacitive Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW), Infrared Optical), By Application (Mobile Phones & Tablets, Laptop, Cars, Elevators, ATMs, Cameras, Medical Devices, Others), By End User Industry (Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Aerospace, Medical, Others), By Country (United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Rest of Europe), and Europe Touch Sensor Market Insights, Industry Trend, Forecasts to 2032

Industry: Semiconductors & Electronics


Europe Touch Sensor Market Insights Forecasts to 2032

  • The Europe Touch Sensor Market Size was valued at USD XX Billion in 2022.
  • The Market is Growing at a CAGR of 8.5% from 2022 to 2032.
  • The Europe Touch Sensor Market Size is expected to reach XX Billion by 2032.


Europe Touch Sensor Market

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The Europe Touch Sensor Market Size is expected to reach USD XX Billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 8.5% during the forecast period 2022 to 2032.


A touch sensor is a type of electronic sensor that tracks and records physical contact. It's a small, simple, low-cost sensor, also known as a tactile sensor, that was designed to replace old manual switches. It is positioned so that the responsive area of the panel covers the viewable area of the video screen. In essence, a charge or signal passes through the sensor. A touch sensor controls the interaction between the display and the user. Touch sensors are found in mobile phones, laptop computers, ATMs, and control panels, among other places. When a touch or pressure is applied to the surface, current flows through the circuit and the sensor activates. A touchscreen is used in devices to provide a sensing and feedback system. Significant R&D efforts have been made to improve the sensitivity of touch sensors. The increasing adoption of touch-based devices in the region is a major driver in the European touch sensor market. Touch sensors are widely regarded as the most important component in smartphone production. With the rise of low-cost smartphone manufacturers, the market availability of low-cost smartphones has increased, encouraging the growth of touch-based electronic products, which in turn drives the growth of the European touch sensor market.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for Europe touch sensor market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the Europe Touch Sensor Market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segments of the Europe Touch Sensor Market.


Europe Touch Sensor Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2022
Market Size in 2022:USD XX Billion
Forecast Period:2022-2032
Forecast Period CAGR 2022-2032 :8.5%
2032 Value Projection:USD XX Billion
Historical Data for:2018-2021
No. of Pages:200
Tables, Charts & Figures:110
Segments covered:By Type, By Application, By End User Industry, By Country
Companies covered:: Infineon Technologies AG, Siemens, Zytronic, Elliptic Labs, TouchNetix, Cypress Semiconductor Corp., Banpil Photonics Inc., Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd., Neonode Inc, Semtech corporation, VTI Technologies Oy and other key vendors.
Pitfalls & Challenges:COVID-19 Empact, Challenge, Future, Growth, & Analysis

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Driving Factors

The increasing use of touch-based devices in the industrial sector, owing to their ability to automate the entire process, is a major driver of the touch sensor market's growth. Leading companies in the touch sensors market are expected to prioritise R&D operations in order to provide higher-quality products that meet client demands and expand their customer base. Every coin has two sides to it. The lack of global standards for designing touch sensors. In additional, touch sensors are in high demand due to the increasing popularity of Android phones and tablets. Furthermore, the touch sensor market in Europe is expected to grow rapidly due to the rise of IoT and related technologies, and the promotion of gadgets such as tablets and smartphones will drive market demand. Furthermore, the German Touch Sensor market has the highest market share, and the UK Touch Sensor market is expected to grow and expand significantly in the European region over the forecast period.


Restraining Factors

The market's growth will be hampered by a lack of awareness in developing regions and high manufacturing costs. The lack of strong infrastructure facilities in developing economies, as well as a lack of product differentiation, high ownership costs, a lack of procedures to measure position sensor performance standards, and the complexities involved in integrating devices with this technology, will all pose challenges to the market's growth rate.


Market Segment

  • In 2022, the capacitive segment accounted for the largest revenue share over the forecast period.

Based on the type, the Europe touch sensor market is segmented into resistive, capacitive, surface acoustic wave (SAW), infrared optical. Among these, the capacitive segment has the largest revenue share over the forecast period. When compared to magnetic or resistive sensors, capacitive sensors are more responsive, have a longer lifespan, and provide better measurement precision. Capacitive touch screen technology is the most common and long-lasting touch screen technology, and it is widely used. It's made of a glass panel that's been coated with a capacitive material. The majority of the light from the monitor is transmitted by capacitive systems. Capacitive touch screens are used in devices such as the Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and Apple's iPad, contributing to the growth of the Touch Sensor Market.


  • In 2022, the mobile phones & tablets segment accounted for the largest revenue share over the forecast period.

On the basis of application, the Europe touch sensor market is segmented into mobile phones & tablets, laptop, cars, elevators, ATMs, cameras, medical devices, others. Among these, the mobile phones & tablets segment has the largest revenue share over the forecast period. It provides a device or item to detect contact or accessibility, which is normally done by an actual consumers or operator. the heartbeat. A mobile phones & tablets with a touchscreen and the pen display combination may be a very useful feature package for students because it eliminates the need to carry many heavy notebooks to class, thus increasing the touch sensor market growth.


  • In 2022, the automotive segment is expected to hold the largest share of the Europe touch sensor market during the forecast period.          

Based on the end user industry, the Europe touch sensor market is classified into automotive, consumer electronics, aerospace, medical, others. Among these, the automotive segment is expected to hold the largest share of the Europe touch sensor market during the forecast period. The increased use of smart sensors in automated vehicles is driving the growth of the automotive industry. Major vehicle manufacturers are installing more intelligent sensors in their vehicles to make their goods more comfortable, and increasing the overall level of automation will drive the automotive industry's growth in the end-use industry segment of the sensors market.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the Europe touch sensor market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.


List of Key Companies

  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Siemens
  • Zytronic
  • Elliptic Labs
  • TouchNetix
  • Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
  • Banpil Photonics Inc.
  • Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd.
  • Neonode Inc
  • Semtech corporation
  • VTI Technologies Oy


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting and Research Firm
  • Venture capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Recent Development

  • On January 2023, the world's first AI virtual smart sensor company, Elliptic Labs, a global provider of AI software, has announced the release of its AI virtual distance sensor. With the help of this sensor, which is entirely software-based, devices can dynamically determine their relative locations by calculating their distance from one another.


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2021 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the Europe touch sensor market based on the below-mentioned segments:


Europe Touch Sensor Market, By Type

  • Resistive
  • Capacitive
  • Surface acoustic wave (SAW)
  • Infrared Optical


Europe Touch Sensor Market, By Application

  • Mobile Phones & Tablets
  • Laptop
  • Cars
  • Elevators
  • ATMs
  • Cameras
  • Medical Devices
  • Others


Europe Touch Sensor Market, By End User Industry

  • Automotive
  • Consumer Electronic
  • Aerospace
  • Medical
  • Others


Europe Touch Sensor Market, By Country

  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain
  • The Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe

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