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Global Inertial Sensors Market (2013 2018)

By Type (IMUs, INS & AHRS); Components (Accelerometer, Gyroscope, GPS, Magnetometer); Applications (Aerospace, Military & Defense)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Inertial Sensor- Market Overview 2. Executive Summary 3. Inertial Sensors - Market Landscape 3.1. Market Share Analysis 3.2. Comparative Analysis 3.2.1. Product Benchmarking 3.2.2. End user profiling 3.2.3. Patent Analysis 3.2.4. Top 5 Financials Analysis 4. Inertial Sensor - Market Forces 4.1. Market Drivers 4.2. Market Constraints 4.3. Market Challenges 4.4. Attractiveness of the Industry 4.4.1. Power of Suppliers 4.4.2. Power of Customers 4.4.3. Threat of New entrants 4.4.4. Threat of Substitution 4.4.5. Degree of Competition 5. Inertial Sensor Strategic Analysis 5.1. Value Chain Analysis 5.2. Opportunities Analysis
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5.3. Product/Market Life Cycle Analysis 6. Global Inertial Sensor Market By Type 6.1. Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs) 6.2. Inertial Navigation Systems/Inertial Navigation Units (INUs) 6.3. Attitude Heading and Reference Systems (AHRS) 7. Global Inertial Sensor Market-By Components 7.1. Gyroscopes 7.1.1. Vibration Gyroscopes 7.1.2. Hemispheric Resonator Gyroscopes 7.1.3. Fiber optic Gyroscopes 7.2. Accelerometers 7.2.1. Angular Accelerometers 7.2.2. Linear Accelerometers 7.2.3. 3-axis Accelerometers 7.2.4. 6-axis Accelerometers 7.2.5. 9-axis Accelerometers 7.3. GPS 7.4. Magnetic Sensor 7.5. Encoders 7.5.1. Linear Encoders 7.5.2. Rotary Encoders 8. Global Inertial Sensor Market - By End- User Industries 8.1. Commercial 8.1.1. Agriculture
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Automated Agriculture

8.1.2. Under Water Applications 8.1.3. Transport 8.1.4. Healthcare Activity Recognition Freight transport ship High Speed Trains Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) Automated Underwater Vehicles(AUVs) Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles(ROVs)

8.1.5. Machinery and Devices 8.2. Defense 8.2.1. Navy 8.2.2. Air Force Defense transport aircraft Defense Unmanned Aerial Vehicles(UAVs) Military & special Mission Helicopters
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Inclinometers Oil drilling heads Stabilization of optical systems Survey instruments Vibration monitoring

Defense ships Military Submarines

Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs)

8.2.3. Ground Military 8.3. Aerospace 8.3.1. General aviations 8.3.2. Scientific Spacecrafts& skyrockets Satellites Civil aircraft Civil helicopters Business Jet Light Armored vehicles(LAVs)/Artillery Guns Military fighters Nuclear missiles Short, medium and long range missiles Soldier Navigation

9. Inertial Sensor Market -Geographic Analysis 9.1. Introduction 9.2. North America 9.2.1. Canada 9.2.2. USA 9.2.3. Others 9.3. South & Central America 9.3.1. Argentina 9.3.2. Brazil
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9.3.3. Others 9.4. Europe 9.4.1. Germany 9.4.2. France 9.4.3. Russia 9.4.4. U.K 9.4.5. Others 9.5. APAC 9.5.1. China 9.5.2. India 9.5.3. South Korea 9.5.4. Others 9.6. ROW 10. Market Entropy 10.1. 10.2. New Product Launches M&As, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships

11. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials, SWOT Analysis Top 5 Companies, Developments, Product Portfolio) 11.1. 11.2. 11.3. 11.4. 11.5. 11.6. Advanced Navigation Atlantic Inertial Systems INC. Epson Electronics America, Inc Heidenhain corporation IXBLUE Kongsberg Gruppen

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11.7. 11.8. 11.9. 11.10. 11.11. 11.12. 11.13. 11.14. 11.15. 11.16. 11.17. 11.18. 11.19. 11.20. 12. Appendix 12.1. 12.2. 12.3. 12.4. 12.5. 12.6.

KVH Industries Inc Lord Microstrain Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. North navigation control technology Northrop Grumman Raytheon Anshutz Rockwell Collins SBG Systems Shanghai Maixun Hangyi Inertia Technology Co., Ltd. Sonardyne Systron Donner Inertial Trimble Teledyne CDL VectorNav Technologies

Abbreviations Sources Research Methodology Bibliography Compilation of Expert Insights Disclaimer

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The global Inertial Sensor market has been segmented into different product types like gyroscopes, accelerometers, GPS, encoders. Each of these segments is further broken down to give an in-depth analysis of the market. The market has also been analyzed on different end-user segments like Aerospace, Defense and commercial sectors. The report is also segmented in types of Inertial Sensors along with components used in it. In Inertial sensors there are 3 types, Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs), Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) and Attitude Heading and Reference Systems (AHRS). The overall market is also presented from the perspective of different geographic regions and the key countries in the industry. Competitive landscape for each of the product types is highlighted and marketplayers are profiled with attributes of company overview, financial overview, business strategies, product portfolio and recent developments. Market shares of the key players for 2013 are provided. The prominent players profiled in this report are VectorNav, Northrop Grumman Corp, Rockwell Collins, Advanced Navigation, etc. The report contains the most detailed and in-depth segmentation of the Inertial Sensor market.

Product OEMs, contract manufacturers, service providers, component suppliers, system integrators and maintenance companies are the key stakeholders in this market.

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REPORT DESCRIPTION Analysts at IndustryARC forecast a 10.5% CAGR in the Global Inertial Sensor market for the Period of 2013-2018. The key factor for this forecast is the growth in the market of the components which are available for cheaper prices, smaller and compact sizes than their previous versions. The Market also witnessed advancements in the Inertial Sensors with higher degree of freedom. The increase in the Aerospace, Defense and Commercial sector budget in most of the developing and developed countries is also a key-factor for the increase in the market of Inertial Sensors. Safety guidelines and government standards are very crucial in this market and need to be adhered to by the manufacturers. The accuracy issues may be a challenge for this market as the systems give position based on preemptive data and there is a margin for error. The market is mainly driven by the global demand in the commercial sector of the product. The applications in different industries like automated agriculture, underwater researches, high speed trains etc., are the major market drivers for the Inertial Sensors. The market is predicted to grow steadily in different segments where IMUs alone are expected to grow from $2.2bn in 2013 to $3.2bn in 2018. Inertial MEMS such as gyroscopes and accelerometers are expected to reach $726.1m by 2018. The overall Inertial sensors market comprising IMU, INS and AHRS is expected to reach $8.5bn in 2018 from around $6.3bn in 2013. The Inertial sensor uses multiple components like gyroscopes, accelerometers, GPS and encoders. Events and changes in the inertial sensor market hence directly affect all the above markets. The global market is expected to grow at 10.5% CAGR for the next 5 years. The current market size of around $6.2bn is expected to increase to $8.5bn by 2018.
Market Trends for Key Components Of Inertial Sensor Market (2013-2018) Component Growth in CAGR% (2013-2018) Gyroscopes Accelerometers GPS Encoders
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8-10% 9-10% 4-6% 4-5%

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The above table shows the growth rates for key components in the inertial sensor market. Inertial measurement units (IMUs), Inertial Navigation Systems (INUs) are the primary end products where these components are used. The demand for Inertial Sensor is growing at a steady pace across the globe. Advancements in the equipment used in making Inertial Sensors made it cheaper, affordable and margin for error has been minimized significantly. Its ability to work underwater has given it a market in Navy and has grown its commercial market in water navigation. The major players like Trimble and Kongsberg are increasing the production of Inertial Sensors to meet the demand and competition.
Global Inertial Sensors Market, By Key Product Types (%), 2013


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The above figure illustrates the key product types IMU, INS and AHRS revenue contribution to the global market in 2013.The rapid growth in the Inertial Sensor market has a direct impact on the market of its components like accelerometers, gyroscopes, GPS and encoders. The Premium suppliers of the Inertial Navigation systems are Lord Microstrain, Systron Donner Inertial, VectorNav, Trimble, EPSON, Kongsberg, Advanced Navigation, Spectracom and Aerospy. These are also the prominent players in the market. The report contains Global Inertial Sensor market for 2013-2018 with segmentation of different components, analysis about key stake holders and future trends in the market The report also contains the growth prospects in the Americas, Asia-pacific, Europe and Middle East & Africa. Cost analysis, pricing analysis and the overall competitive landscape of key players are also analyzed in great detail in the report.

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GLOBAL INERTIAL SENSOR MARKET- TRENDS Rapid growth in the Airline industries makes a favorable market for the Inertial sensors for next 5 years. Americas and most of the emerging markets have significant budget spending on the military and defense sectors, and this offers a very high growth potential and demand for Inertial sensor market. Newer technologies like Laser Gyros, Fiber optic gyros and TIMU Sensors makes it cheaper and more efficient to use Inertial sensors. Inertial sensor market is expected to grow at 10.5% CAGR in between 2013-2018. Commercial sector of this market is also growing rapidly as the Inertial Sensors become smaller in Size and cheaper in price. IMUs market is expected to grow to a $3.2bn industry by 2018.

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RESEARCH METHODOLOGY The quantitative and qualitative data collected for the Inertial Sensor market report is from a combination of secondary and primary sources. Research interviews were conducted with senior executives and/or managers of leading Inertial Sensor providers. These Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) were then provided a questionnaire to gather quantitative and qualitative inputs on their operations, performance, strategies and views on the overall market, including key developments and technology trends. Data from interviews is consolidated, checked for consistency and accuracy, and the final market numbers are again validated by experts. The global market was split by products, services and geography based on different factors like primary and secondary sources, understanding of the number of companies operating in each segment and also KOL insights. We have used various secondary sources such as directories, articles, white papers, newsletters, annual reports and paid databases such as OneSource, Hoovers and Factiva to identify and collect information for extensive technical and commercial study of the Inertial Sensor Market. The key players in the market and its value chain were identified through secondary research and their market opinions were also gathered in a similar way through telephonic interviews and questionnaires. We have also studied the annual reports of these top market players. Interviews with key opinion leaders such as directors, managers, and marketing personnel were used extensively in understanding the need and emergence of Inertial Sensors.

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THE ARC ADVANTAGE An analytical model lies at the core of our process, ensuring logical consistency throughout our research. We complement the model with secondary data and interviews with industry experts to reflect the latest trends. With our final expert validation, we provide you with only the most accurate and actionable intelligence.


Analytical Method 1. Granular breakdown of drivers into factors 2. Validate all factors in terms of their present impact on the market 3. Assign weights to these factors in terms of their relevance and impact on the market 4. Build the Analytical Model

Base Method

Consolidation Method 1. Granular breakdown of drivers into factors 2. Validate all factors in terms of their present impact on the market. 3. Assign weights to these factors in terms of their relevance and impact on the market. 4. Build the Consolidated Model

Delphi Verification 1. Verify thefindings of the model with experts from across the value chain 2. Verify the findings with players across small and large enterprises 3. Tweak the model and add new factors 4. Finalize the ARC Model

1. Get a topdown estimate of the market 2. Follow it up with a bottom-up estimate of the market 3. Check forconsistency and new growth factors that are relevant over the next 10 Years

4. Build the Base model



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