Gesture recognition and touchless sensing is a technology that helps in understanding the human activities and gestures by automated systems. This technology work in a manner to interpret human gestures of hand and face via mathematical algorithms. The gesture recognition and touchless sensing technology ensure a high level of human-level interaction and ability that arouse great interest due to people’s skills.
The global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market expected to propel market share by USD 19.8 billion, fueling CAGR in the forecast period from 2020-2027. The main drivers of the market include the rapid application of gesture control functions in the automotive field, digital trends in various industries, government project support, and the emergence of non-contact sanitary solutions to reduce hygiene concerns.
The gesture detection function uses four directional diodes to sense the reflected infrared energy, and then converts the data into physical motion information, including speed, direction, and distance. As sensors increasingly used in today’s mobile devices, support for the sensor hub architecture has become an essential condition for achieving optimal system performance.
With consumer electronics devices such as smartphones, wearable devices, home automation, and control is showing greater strength. The functionality of the sensors used in these space-constrained devices will help people interact with the system and recognize user actions and respond without touching the control.
Moreover, Human-computer interaction technology will continue to develop in the integration of diverse and complementary interfaces such as tactile, visual, auditory, and non-contact gesture recognition, providing an intuitive and seamless interactive interface for technology and users.
Furthermore, touchless sensing methods can improve the comfort and hygiene of the fulfilling experience. Therefore, to solve these problems of the conventional capacitive touch screen sensor, there is a great need to develop a gesture recognition sensor in a non-contact operation mode.
Gesture recognition technology simplifies the operation process of the terminal device. The user must not understand the function of the equipment before using it, and the user has a high degree of adoption. The low complexity of gesture recognition technology has excellent user-friendliness and is easy for end-users to learn. The future gesture recognition market will usher in growth.
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Based on the technology, the global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market bifurcated into Touch-Based and Touchless. The touchless segment estimated to dominates the maximum share of the global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market. It mainly owes to the emerging demand for touchless features in smartphones, touchless biometric, and the prevalence of touchless technology in the market is growing. The touchless technology will help improve the hygienic problem, and non-contact solutions enhance controlling and tracking functionalities that drive the market growth.
Based on product, the global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market categorized into Sanitary Equipment, Touchless Biometric. The touchless biometric segment dominated the largest market share in the global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market. With the development of technology and the increase in market demand, finger vein recognition, and iris recognition are driving market share for non-contact biometric technologies. Touchless biometric technology is regarded as the mainstream application technology in the future owing to its low reproducibility, a wide range of applicable people, and convenient operation.
Based on the application, the global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market segmented into Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Advertisement & Communication, Defense, Others. The consumer electronic segment is dominating the largest market share in the global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market. It is mainly due to the propelling number of end-users in consumer electronics (such as laptops, tablets, smartphones, smart TVs, games, etc.) coupled with technology advancement and its smooth operations. It is driving the consumer electronic market in the global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market. Also, gesture technology has improved the convenience for many consumer devices are fueling the market growth of consumer electronic segment.
Based on geography, the global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, and Middle East & Africa. North America is the world’s fastest-growing global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market, accounting for the largest share. It is mainly due to the adoption of gesture recognition and touchless sensing technology at massive scale is used in many games and for entertainment purpose. Also, the investment made by North America to strengthen regulatorily and use gesture control robots in the defense department is propelling the growth of gesture recognition and touchless sensing market in North America.
Companies such as Microsoft Corporation, Microchip Technology Inc., Apple Inc., Google Inc., Sony Depthsensing Solutions SA/NV, Infineon Technologies AG, OmniVision Technologies, Inc., IrisGuard, Cognitec Systems GmbH, and GestureTek, PMD Technologies AG, PointGrab Inc., XYZ Interactive, Elliptic Labs, Eyesight Technologies Ltd., Ultraleap, German Auto Labs GmbH, IPROOV Limited, Gesture Research, Oblong Industries, and others are key players in the global gesture recognition and touchless sensing market.
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