Touchless user interface attracted over 390 companies

December 9, 2020 — In the recently published “Touchless Human-Machine-Interface HMI Technologies, Supply Chain and Market Forecast 2020 Report, 3rd edition” Touch Display Research Inc., a market research and consulting firm, analyzed all the touchless human-machine interaction (HMI) sensor technologies and market applications. This report profiles over 390 touchless sensor suppliers, system integrators, and brand companies working on touchless control.

Figure 1. From touch to touchless human-machine-interface

Source: Touchless HMI 2020 report, 3rd edition, Touch Display Research, 2020

Touchless human-machine-interaction provides many benefits:

  1. Hygiene/cleanness. Hand-free operation for hospitals, bathroom, kitchen etc. People are hyper-cautious in public areas now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  2. Safety. Voice-control in automotive could keep drivers hands on the wheel, eyes on the road.
  3. Security. Home/building automation uses motion and infrared sensor to detect person at night.
  4. Power/resource saving. And many other benefits.

There are over a dozen touchless HMI technologies, and Touch Display Research put them into 9 categories. See the table here. The newly published Touchless HMI 2020 report found that the touchless human-machine-interface technologies have attracted over 390 companies working on touchless sensor, touchless software, and system integration. Voice command and camera-based gesture have the most companies.

Figure 2. Touchless Human-Machine-Interface technologies attracted over 390 companies

Source: Touchless HMI 2020 report, 3rd edition, Touch Display Research, 2020

“Touchless control is in high demand. COVID-19 has made people adverse to touch surfaces that could transmit the disease, especially in public areas. With many regions reopening their economy, the development of touchless interfaces is accelerating, which include touchless thermometer (and thermo imaging), 6-feet distance sensor, 4 types of gesture control, proximity touch screen, eye tracking, voice command, and wearable devices for touchless control. Your company’s strategic planning in the next six months could decide your success or lack of it for the next several years, and this report could empower your business planning,” said Dr. Jennifer Colegrove, CEO and Principal Analyst at Touch Display Research and author of the reports.

Table of contents and report sample are available upon request.

Reasons to pick these reports:

  • We survey and interview hundreds of companies annually to provide the first-hand information and analysis in this report.
  • Dr. Colegrove, author of this report, performed first-hand surveys and interviews with touchless sensor manufacturers and OEM/ODMs.
  • Find potential clients or partners from the list of over 390 companies
  • Deeper understanding of touchless control technologies and the landscape to refine your technology roadmap
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  • Invest in the right areas and avoid costly wrong investment
  • Empower your business planning, make fact-based decisions

The “Touchless Human-Machine-Interface HMI Technologies, Supply Chain and Market Forecast 2020 Report, 3rd edition” is available immediately. 

This report includes:

  • PowerPoint file: >500 pages
  • Excel database: Profiled >390 companies
  • Published: May 18, 2020
  • Price: $5900 for single user, $6900 for multiple users in a company
  • Bonus: The client can have a 30-minute free phone call with the author Dr. Jennifer Colegrove, within three months of purchase

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About Touch Display Research Inc.

Touch Display Research, Inc. ( is a technology market research and consulting firm specializing in touch screen and emerging display technologies such as OLED displays, quantum dots, flexible displays, e-paper displays, ITO-replacement, Active pen, near-eye displays, smart windows, micro & mini LED, gesture controls, voice controls, and eye controls. Touch Display Research helps technology companies grow and connecting their technologies to the marketplace. We have been writing about OLED industry for over 10 years. We were the first company to publish Touchless Human-machine-interface report since 2014; We were the first company to publish Quantum Dot market reports since 2013. We were the first company to publish Active Pen market report, and ITO-replacement market report.  We have always been there to analyze new and emerging technologies. Touch Display Research provides reports, consulting, and due diligence to touch suppliers, display manufacturers, semiconductor companies, consumer electronics ODMs/OEMs, material suppliers, investors and venture capitalists. For report and consulting, please visit our website: 

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