Market for Lasers Used in 3D Sensing in Smartphones and Automotive LiDAR
This report analyzes the new business opportunity for suppliers of optical components in the market for 3D depth sensors used in smartphones and automotive lidar. It reviews different 3D sensing technologies and the optics required, with a focus on vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) arrays. The report includes historical data on shipments of these products in 2017-2019 and forecast for 2020-2024. It offers an analysis of the leading vendors and technical challenges faced by suppliers, and discusses future developments in the supply chain.
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