The purpose of this paper is to provide an insight into China's burgeoning sensor industry.
Following an introduction to the Chinese economy and sensor market, this paper considers a number of key sensor applications and technologies and highlights a selection of Chinese sensor manufacturers and their products. It concludes with an overview of the country's sensor research effort.
This shows that China's sensor market is expanding very rapidly and is being served by a fast‐growing community of manufacturers who are producing large numbers of sensors for physical and chemical variables. The automotive sector is one of the leading users of sensors and is aiding China's micro‐electromechanical system industry. China has a large and active sensor research community.
This paper provides an up‐to‐date review of the Chinese sensor industry, illustrating its very rapid, recent growth and huge future potential.
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