NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
THE BIOMEMS MARKET WILL ALMOST TRIPLE IN SIZE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS, WITH MOBILE CARE APPLICATIONS CONTRIBUTING SIGNIFICANTLY TO THIS IMPRESSIVE GROWTH!Microsystem devices have become increasingly visible in the healthcare market by serving as solutions adapted to the requirements of various applications. The usefulness of these devices is two-fold: for one, they improve medical device performance for the patient; and secondly, they offer competitive advantages to system manufacturers. For example, the introduction of accelerometers in pacemakers has revolutionized the treatment of cardiac diseases. The microsystem technologies market for Healthcare applications looks promising, and should reach $6.6B by 2018. Yole Développement has followed this market's innovations and key players for the last several years, and based on an accurate analysis of the market's last three years, this new report consolidates market data for 2010-2012 and provides forecasts for 2012-2018. The devices considered in the BioMEMS 2013 report are: • Pressure sensors• Silicon microphones• Accelerometers• Gyroscopes• Optical MEMS and Image sensors• Microfluidic chips• Microdispensers for drug delivery• Flow meters• Infrared temperature sensors• Emerging MEMS (RFID, strain sensors, energy harvesting) For each of the above, the report provides a market description, the main device and system manufacturers, current market data, and forecasts. Additionally, main technological trends are reviewed. We also take a look at the microsystem devices dedicated to cell phone applications. Though mobile care is still in its infancy, we believe this market will grow significantly in the coming years. Furthermore, specific case studies (including technology and player-specific overviews, innovative developments, supply chain data and patent information) have been included to better address two of the industry's hottest topics: microfluidic chips and retinal implants. Indeed, these two micro devices possess the largest growth opportunity for the coming years.