Pervasive magnetic sensors
Magnetic sensors grew 22% last year. The biggest application areas are automotive, in current and motion-control positioning and navigation systems.
The six largest suppliers of magnetic sensors who collectively mop up 80% of the $1.5bn market, are:
Asahi Micro Devices
The automotive market was worth $731m last year; the wireless-consumer market was worth $550m; industrial-military-energy-medical sector was worth $153mand the data processing segment, was worth $65m.
This year the market is expected to grow 13%.