DUBLIN, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b4q75z/printed_and) has announced the addition of the "Printed and Flexible Sensors 2012-2022: Forecasts, Players, Opportunities" report to their offering.
The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of printed and flexible sensors will be 22.1% over the next ten years.
In the main, printed and flexible sensors are creating new markets using their unique advantages of flexibility, area and functionality. They also offer cost improvements over some conventional sensors, although that is not the main selling point. This report studies the technologies and the current and emerging markets, providing detailed ten year forecasts for biomedical, temperature, gas, strain, pressure, imaging and other types of sensors.
Printed and flexible sensors represent the latest in the development of devices that extend the humanoid's primary sensory abilities, giving specific exploratory insight into the properties we wish to identify, quantify and qualify. It is a technology that is surprisingly under-resourced given the enormous market opportunity and demand. These sensors are rarely standalone devices, and are integral parts of the "New Electronics" revolution, that will enhance our comfort while measuring gases in automobiles, measure our temperatures while detecting toxins on our skins.
Printed and flexible sensors offer distinct advantages and potential advantages over non-printed sensors, such as being lower cost to the point of being disposable, thin, lower and conformal profiled, flexible, large area, and the exciting possibility of creating devices on a variety of substrat
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