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Battery Free Sensors Market Size - By Sensors (Temperature Sensors, Humidity Sensors, Pressure Sensors, Motion Sensors, Light Sensors), By End Use (Automotive, Logistics, Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverages), Frequency & Forecast 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7239
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Battery Free Sensors Market Size

Battery Free Sensors Market was valued at USD 7.8 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 9% between 2023 and 2032. The growing use of battery-free sensors in IoT frequencies is propelling the business growth. Furthermore, battery-free sensors can be placed in remote or difficult-to-reach areas, increasing the scalability and diversity of IoT networks. As a result, this technology tackles significant obstacles in IoT adoption, making it an appealing alternative for a variety of industries and propelling the battery-free sensors market forward.

Battery Free Sensors Market

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The absence of standardization in the battery-free sensor market represents a serious risk. Interoperability challenges can develop in the absence of defined industry standards, impeding the seamless integration of these sensors into existing IoT networks. Communication protocols and data formats that are inconsistent might cause compatibility issues and vendor lock-in. Furthermore, the lack of clear standards hampers business decision-making and can deter wider adoption. Standardization is critical for guaranteeing that battery-free sensors can connect, share data, and work reliably across a wide range of applications, sectors, and platforms, which is critical for industry growth and development.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of battery-free sensors. The increased demand for contactless solutions in healthcare including remote patient sensors monitoring drove the integration of these sensors. Likewise, in logistics and supply chain management, the need for real-time data on inventory & shipment status surged, leading to broader utilization of battery-free sensors for sensors monitoring and tracking. Furthermore, the pandemic heightened the focus on sustainability and reduced operational costs, encouraging industries to explore energy-efficient & maintenance-free sensors solutions. These factors collectively contributed to the positive growth of battery-free sensors during the pandemic.

Battery Free Sensors Market Trends

Battery-free sensors have gained significant traction in the healthcare sector. These sensors can be integrated into wearables such as smartwatches, continuous glucose monitors, and patient-tracking devices. By eliminating the need for battery replacements, they enable continuous monitoring sensors of vital signs and chronic conditions. This enhances patient comfort, reduces the burden on healthcare professionals, and provides valuable real-time data for diagnosis & treatment adjustments.

In industrial settings, battery-free sensors are revolutionizing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). They play a pivotal role in predictive maintenance sensors, reducing downtime and maintenance costs. Additionally, they are utilized for asset tracking, ensuring efficient supply chain management and enhancing overall operational efficiency in the manufacturing & logistics industries.

Battery Free Sensors Market Analysis

Global Battery Free Sensor Market Size, By Sensor, 2021-2032, (USD Billion)

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Based on sensors, the temperature sensors segment dominated the market with a share of over 30% in 2022 and is estimated to reach USD 250 million by 2032.


  • Temperature sensors typically require low power to operate, making them suitable for energy harvesting techniques such as thermoelectric or photovoltaic energy conversion. These methods can effectively power the sensors without the need for traditional batteries.
  • With the increasing use of IoT and remote sensors systems, temperature sensors are crucial for data collection. Battery-free variants extend the deployment lifetime of these sensors, reducing the cost and effort associated with battery maintenance or replacement.
Global Battery Free Sensor Market Share, By Frequency, 2022, (%)

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Based on frequency, the high frequency segment is anticipated to register a CAGR of over 10.5% through 2032.

  • High-frequency sources, such as Radio Frequency (RF) signals, provide consistent and abundant ambient energy that can be efficiently harvested. This allows battery-free sensors to operate reliably and continuously.
  • High-frequency battery-free sensors can reduce maintenance costs and downtime as they eliminate the need for battery replacements or recharging, making them more attractive for long-term deployments.
U.S. Battery Free Sensor Market Size, 2021-2032, (USD Billion)

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North America battery free sensors market dominated the 35% of the revenue share in 2022. The region's strong focus on technological innovation and IoT adoption has driven demand for energy-efficient, maintenance-free sensors. Furthermore, industries such as manufacturing, logistics, and agriculture are utilizing battery-free sensors to enhance their operational efficiency. North America's robust infrastructure, research institutions, and supportive regulatory environment have fostered innovation in this field, attracting investments and driving market expansion.

Battery Free Sensors Market Share

Major participants focus on implementing different growth strategies to strengthen their offerings and expand their market reach. These strategies involve new product developments & launches, partnerships & collaborations, mergers & acquisitions, and customer retention. These players also heavily invest in research & development to introduce innovative and technologically advanced solutions in the market.

Some major players operating in the battery free sensors industry are mentioned below:

  • Advantech
  • Enocean
  • On Semiconductor Corporation
  • Texas Instruments Inc.
  • General Electric
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • Axzon

Battery Free Sensors Industry News

  • In June 2021, Apogee Instruments, Inc. replaced its old models from the original quantum sensors series with X models. These models offer different internal detectors.
  • In May 2021, Everactive launched a new generation of its Steam Trap Sensors (STM) system designed to deliver predictive maintenance for large-scale steam system frequencies. Everactive’s STM is a unique battery less IoT system for steam traps that involves batteryless Eversensors connecting to a wireless IoT gateway using the Evernet 2.0 wireless network.

This battery free sensors market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) and volume (Units) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Battery Free Sensors Market, By Sensors

  • Temperature sensors
  • Humidity sensors
  • Pressure sensors
  • Motion sensors
  • Light sensors
  • Others

Battery Free Sensors Market, By Frequency

  • Low frequency
  • High frequency
  • Ultra-high frequency

Battery Free Sensors Market, By End Use

  • Automotive
  • Logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Oil & gas
  • Food & beverages
  • It & telecommunication
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • ANZ
    • Rest of Asia Pacific 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Rest of MEA


Authors: Suraj Gujar, Deeksha Vishwakarma

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market valuation of battery free sensors was worth USD 7.8 billion in 2022 and is estimated to witness 9% CAGR between 2023 and 2032, due to higher usage in IoT frequencies to reduce the need for regular battery replacement or recharging, lowering maintenance expenses and prolonging IoT device lifespan.
The temperature sensors segment recorded over 30% of the battery free sensors industry share in 2022 and will exceed USD 250 million by 2032, driven by rising adoption for data collection.
Battery free sensors market from the high frequency segment is anticipated to record over 10.5% CAGR through 2032, owing to the rising need to reduce maintenance costs and downtime as.
North America held over 35% of the global battery free sensors market share in 2022 driven by the strong focus on technological innovation and IoT adoption in the region.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 553
  • Countries covered: 20
  • Pages: 300
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