Yole Développement published "X-ray and Endoscopy Medical Imaging Applications & Technology Trends" report with sub-title "How CCD, CMOS and a-Si are Reshaping the Medical Imaging Industry".
Medical image sensor shipments are predicted to grow from 1.8M units to 4.2M units in
2017, fueled by growing sales of disposable endoscopes and camera pills:
In terms of revenue, medical image sensor market is forecasted to grow at 9% CAGR in the 2012-2017 period, and is expected to reach $112M in 2017. X-ray image sensors account for 93% of total medical image sensors market revenue due to the ultra expensive price of X-ray sensors:
Another Yole's presentation is based on its Oct. 2012 CIS market report and is titled "CMOS Image Sensors: Technology & Market Trends". According to Yole, the revenue-based market shares in 2011 were:
Few other interesting slides: