MEMS Microphone Market – Global Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecasts up to 2024

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The market research report includes a detailed segmentation of the Global MEMS microphones market by signal to noise ratio (SNR) (<= 59 db), (>59 db and < 64 db), and (>64 db); type (analog, digital); technology (Capacitive MEMS Microphones, Piezoelectric MEMS Microphones); and application (Mobile Handsets, Other Consumer Electronics, Hearing Aids, IoT, and VR, Others). The market research report identifies Knowles Electronics, LLC., STMicroelectronics, AAC Technologies, Cirrus Logic, TDK (InvenSense, Inc.), Robert Bosch GmbH (Akustica Inc.), DB Unlimited, BSE, Sonion, and Vesper Technologies, Inc. as the major players operating in the global MEMS Microphones market.

MEMS Microphone Market Overview:

The global MEMS microphones market is expected to witness a sigificant growth driven by key factors including increasing number of MEMS microphones in mobile handsets, expanding voice assistance solutions, increasing adoption of MEMS microphones for hearing aids, and growing importance of MEMS microphones in internet of things (IoT) & automotive applications.

According to our research, the market for MEMS microphones is growing at a steady phase. In terms of volume, the market is expected to reach 13.3 billion units by 2024. Additionally, an increasing interest on rugged MEMS microphones is expected to create new business opportunity for the vendors focusing on piezoelectric MEMS microphones. However, continuous fluctuation of profit margins due to declining average selling price, is the key challenge hindering the progression of global MEMS microphone market.

Competitive Analysis & Key Vendors

The global MEMS microphones market is expected to reach $ 2,898.8 million by 2024, growing at 11.7% CAGR during the forecast period 2018 to 2024. The market is segmented based on signal to noise ratio (SNR), type, technology, and application.

The report contains an in-depth analysis of vendor profiles, which include financial health, business units, key business priorities, SWOT, strategies, and views; and competitive landscape.

Few of the MEMS Microphone Market key players profiled in this study include:

  • Knowles Electronics, LLC.
  • STMicroelectronics
  • AAC Technologies
  • Cirrus Logic
  • TDK (InvenSense, Inc.)
  • Robert Bosch GmbH (Akustica Inc.)
  • DB Unlimited
  • BSE
  • Sonion
  • Vesper Technologies, Inc.

Regional Analysis:

Asia Pacific dominates the MEMS microphones market, followed by the Americas. In terms of revenue, Asia Pacific accounted for the highest market share in 2017 and is projected to remain dominant throughout the forecast period. This is mainly due to an expanding fabless business model and widespread presence of dedicated foundries/contract manufacturers in the region. The report also covers country-wise analysis of MEMS microphones market across various regions including Asia Pacific, Americas, and rest of the world (RoW).

MEMS Microphone Market by SNR

  • Less than and equal to 59 db (<= 59 db)
  • Greater than 59 db and less than 64 db (>59 db and < 64 db)
  • Greater than 64 db (>64 db)

MEMS Microphone Market by Type

  • Analog
  • Digital

MEMS Microphone Market by Technology

  • Capacitive MEMS Microphones
  • Piezoelectric MEMS Microphones

MEMS Microphone Market by Application

  • Mobile Handsets
  • Other Consumer Electronics
  • Hearing Aids
  • IoT, and VR
  • Others

MEMS Microphone Market Benefits

The study offers a comprehensive analysis of the “Global MEMS Microphones Market”. Bringing out the complete key insights of the industry, the report aims to provide an insight on the latest trends, current market scenario, and technologies related to the market. In addition, it helps the venture capitalists to understand revenue opportunities across different segments to take better decisions.

1        Report Summary
1.1     Executive Summary
1.2     Scope of the Report
1.3     Industry Trends
1.4     PESTLE Analysis

2          Report Outline
2.1     Research Methodology
2.2     Report Assumptions

3          Market Snapshot
3.1     Total Addressable Market
3.2     Segmented Addressable Market
3.3     Related Market
3.3.1   MEMS Market
3.3.2   Global Semiconductor Market

4          Market Outlook
4.1     Overview
4.2     Market Definition – Infoholic Research
4.3     Segmentation
4.4     Porter 5 (Five) Forces

5          Market Characteristics
5.1     Market Trends
5.2     Market Dynamics
5.2.1   Drivers
5.2.2   Increasing number of MEMS microphones in mobile handsets
5.2.3   Expanding voice assistance solutions
5.2.4   Increasing adoption of MEMS microphones for Hearing Aids
5.3     Challenges
5.3.1   Continuously reducing profit margin
5.4     Opportunities
5.4.1   Rising interest on rugged MEMS microphone
5.5     DRO – Impact Analysis

6          Global MEMS Microphones Market, by SNR: Market Size and Analysis
6.1     Overview
6.2     Less than and equal to 59 db (<= 59 db)
6.3     Greater than 59 db and less than 64 db ( >59 db and < 64 db)
6.4     Greater than 64 db (>64 db)

7          Global MEMS Microphone Market by Type: Market Size & Analysis
7.1     Overview
7.2     Analog 28
7.3     Digital  29

8          Global MEMS Microphone Market by Application: Market Value & Volume Analysis
8.1     Overview
8.2     Mobile Handsets
8.3     Other Consumer Electronics
8.4     Hearing Aids
8.5     IoT & VR
8.6     Others

9          Global MEMS Microphone Market by Technology: Market Size & Analysis
9.1     Overview
9.2     Capacitive MEMS Microphones
9.3     Piezoelectric MEMS Microphones

10        Global MEMS Microphone Market by Regions
10.1 Overview
10.2 Asia Pacific
10.2.1 Overview – Market Size and Analysis
10.2.2 Asia Pacific MEMS Microphones Market by data rate – Market Size and Analysis
10.2.3 Asia Pacific MEMS Microphones Market by Type – Market Size and Analysis
10.3 Americas
10.3.1 Overview – Market Size and Analysis
10.3.2 Americas MEMS Microphones Market by SNR – Market Size and Analysis
10.3.3 Americas MEMS Microphones Market by Type – Market Size and Analysis
10.4    Rest of World (RoW)
10.4.1 Overview – Market Size and Analysis
10.4.2 RoW MEMS Microphones Market by SNR – Market Size and Analysis
10.4.3 RoW MEMS Microphones Market by Type – Market Size and Analysis

11        Company Profile
11.1.1 Knowles Electronics, LLC.
11.1.2 Overview
11.1.3 Key Financials
11.1.4 Geographic Revenue
11.1.5 Product Offerings
11.1.6 Business Focus
11.1.7 SWOT Analysis
11.1.8 Business Strategy
11.2 STMicroelectronics
11.2.1 Overview
11.2.2 Key Financials
11.2.3 Product Offerings
11.2.4 Business Focus
11.2.5 SWOT Analysis
11.2.6 Business Strategy
11.3    AAC Technologies
11.3.1 Key Financials
11.3.2 Geographic Revenue
11.3.3 Product Offerings
11.3.4 Business Focus
11.3.5 SWOT Analysis
11.3.6 Business Strategy
11.4    Cirrus Logic
11.4.1 Overview
11.4.2 Key Financials
11.4.3 Geographic Revenue
11.4.4 Product Offerings
11.4.5 Business Focus
11.4.6 SWOT Analysis
11.4.7 Business Strategy
11.5    TDK (InvenSense, Inc.)
11.5.1 Overview
11.5.2 Key Financials
11.5.3 Geographic Revenue
11.5.4 Product Offerings
11.5.5 Business Focus
11.5.6 SWOT Analysis
11.5.7 Business Strategy
11.6    Robert Bosch GmbH (Akustica Inc.)
11.6.1 Overview
11.6.2 Product Offerings
11.7    DB Unlimited
11.7.1 Overview
11.7.2 Offerings
11.8    BSE
11.8.1 Overview
11.8.2 Product Offerings
11.9    Sonion
11.9.1 Overview
11.9.2 Product Offerings
11.10  Vesper Technologies, Inc.
11.10.1  Overview
11.10.2  Product Offerings


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  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

infoholic Research Methodology

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

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