Machine Vision Systems Market to Reach US$ 17.57 Bn at a CAGR of 7.5% in 2027 | The Insight Partners

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Machine Vision Systems Market to 2027 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Type (Smart Machine Vision Systems, PC-Based Machine Vision Systems, and 3D Machine Vision Systems); Component (Cameras, Frame Grabbers, Processors, Illuminations & Optics, Vision Software, Vision Sensors, and Others); Interface (USB 2.0/USB 3.0, Camera Links, GigE, CoaXPress, Others); and End-User (Automotive, Electronics & Semiconductors, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Logistics, and Others)

Publication Month: Dec 2019 | Report Code: TIPTE100000156 | No. of Pages: 236 | Category: Electronics and Semiconductor | Status: Published

The machine vision systems market was valued at US$ 9.11 Bn in 2018 and is projected to reach US$ 17.57 Bn by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.53% from 2019 to 2027.

Machine Vision Systems are the next generation intelligent systems mainly used in industrial applications for detection, identification, measurement, inspection and so on. These systems play major roles in robotics; these are used to guide the autonomous robots also known as ‘self-navigating robots’. Various industries such as automotive, food & beverage, pharmaceuticals are much concerned about reducing labor intensive processes, increasing accuracy and speed; machine vision systems are in demand to overcome these concerns. Machine vision systems can perform complex repetitive tasks with higher accuracy and consistency. Machine vision systems include components such as image sensors, processors, PLC, frame grabbers and more, which are driven by a software package to execute user defined applications. Machine vision systems are also employed in non-inspection applications such as guiding robots, pick and place the parts, dispensing liquids and many more. Machine vision and components market is expected to experience significant growth in the coming years due to the increasing demand in industries such as automation, robotics and non–manufacturing which include intelligent transport system, logistics and medical, exhibiting substantial market growth. Machine vision systems are classified into three types, namely: Smart Vision Systems, PC-Based Vision Systems and 3D Vision Systems. Machine vision systems has set the highest growth record in North America in 2018. Whereas, Europe is the major manufacturer and exporter of these systems worldwide. Manufacturing industry is the largest end-user of these systems however, the growth of machine vision systems in non- industrial niche applications such as logistics, intelligent traffic systems, IP video surveillance, and others is also rising owing to ongoing improvements in the technology resulting in decreasing the costs of these systems.

The North America and Europe in total holds more than half of the overall market share, while the regions such as APAC, MEA, and SAM are exhibiting a high growth rate due to various factors such as increase advancements in technology and rise in the lifestyles of individuals in developed as well as developing countries of the world. Implementations of machine vision systems is expected to accelerate at a high growth rate in the coming few years due to technology, increasing progress of the capabilities of cameras and microprocessors, automotive and other industry verticals’ inclination towards implementing such solutions which can provide better efficiency, easy capacity expansion and optimized CAPEX. Many small and large organizations and enterprises in the above verticals have implemented machine vision systems solutions owing to the various advantages it offers, thus influencing the market revenues and growth rates globally. The growing industrialization, fast population growth and positive economic outlook of developing regions are some of the major factor that are anticipate to drive the growth of machine vision systems market in these regions. Developing countries such as China and India are expected to offer ample growth opportunities for the machine vision systems market players during the forecast period. Due to positive initiatives of policymakers and regulators in various developing countries to support manufacturing and promote industrial growth. The recent strategic initiatives such as “Made in China 2025 Initiative,” by China and “Make in India” by India are examples of such initiatives that are focused on boosting manufacturing sector and industrialization in these countries. The machine vision systems market has experienced high growth and implementations in the last few years and is also expected to experience a significant growth in years to come. One of the major reason for higher implementations of machine vision systems by various industry verticals is, the advancements in several related technologies taking place around the machine vision systems. Computer interfaces, the microprocessors and cameras, all these tools have evolved into highly capable and flexible tools/ components. The advances in technology have thus facilitated mass production and custom manufacturing of suppliers. Machine vision systems also provides end users with improved productivity and quality in the manufacturing process which also helps in achieving higher productivity along with increased profit margins.

Lucrative Regions for Machine Vision Systems Market

Lucrative Regions for Machine Vision Systems Market

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Market Insights

Government initiatives worldwide to support the growth of manufacturing sector

For a sustainable economic development, countries are increasingly focusing on boosting industrialization, especially in the manufacturing and process industries. Governments of various countries, especially India and China, are taking initiatives through regulations, innovation promotion, and knowledge brokerage to achieve inclusive and sustainable industrialization. The rapidly changing technology landscape in the manufacturing and process industries worldwide has also been encouraging the manufacturing companies to invest in advanced systems and processes, which can help achieve high operational efficiencies and also enable companies to meet challenging demands of today’s customers. The present century is characterized by tough competition in all major industry verticals. The manufacturers of various systems are facing tough competition on parameters such as costs, quality, technology, service, and time-to-market. Thus, to maintain market position and to achieve sustainable development, manufacturers are increasingly investing in advanced systems.

Type-Based Market Insights

On the basis of type, the global machine vision systems market is bifurcated into smart machine vision systems, PC-based vision systems and 3D machine vision systems. Machine vision systems are amalgamation of computer vision into industrial manufacturing processes. Machine vision make use of industrial image processing by using cameras which are placed over production lines and cells with the intention to visually examine, inspect products and control robots in real time without human intervention. Machine vision is also known as industrial vision and comprises of several cameras for capturing, interpreting and motioning individually with a control system connected to some pre-determined standards.

Component -Based Market Insights

On the basis of component, the global machine vision systems market is segmented into cameras, frame grabbers, processors, illuminations & optics, vision software, and others. A machine vision system works tirelessly performing 100%, resulting in improved product quality, increasing yields and reducing production cost. A machine vision system involves many critical components such as sensor (camera), processor, lens, lightings, and frame grabbers. Every machine vision system is reliable on these critical components for better results. The form of components varies with different types of machine vision systems. For example, PC-Based vision systems would require these components discretely; whereas, a smart camera vision system will have these components integrated in one module. Machine vision components play a vital role in every industry wherein machine vision systems are deployed.

Strategic Insights

Report Coverage - Machine Vision Systems Market
Report CoverageDetails
Market Size Value inUS$ 9.11 Billion in 2018
Market Size Value byUS$ 17.57 Billion by 2027
Growth rateCAGR of 7.53% from 2019-2027
Forecast Period2019-2027
Base Year2019
No. of Pages236
No. of Tables142
No. of Charts & Figures104
Historical data availableYes
Segments coveredType ; Component ; Interface ; and End-User
Regional scopeNorth America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America
Country scopeUS, Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina
Report coverageRevenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
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Product development is the commonly adopted strategy by companies to expand their product portfolio. Basler AG, IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH, Omron Microscan Systems, Inc., COGNEX CORPORATION, Keyence Corporation, Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, Datalogic S.p.A, FLIR Systems, Inc., ISRA VISION AG, and OmniVision Technologies, Inc., among others are the key players implementing strategies to enlarge the customer base and gain significant share in the global Machine Vision Systems market, which in turn permits them to maintain their brand name. A few of the recent key developments are:

  • In 2018, Datalogic opened new office at Las Colinas, in the Dallas area. This office is aimed at serving as a business development hub for the North America Market. The new team is responsible for generating new leads based on interest, converting those into sales opportunities. In addition, Application engineers support the sales team in demo activities on specific products across all verticals in which Datalogic operates, to present advanced Datalogic solutions to prospective customers.
  • In 2019, Cognex Acquired SUALAB in order to advance its leadership in deep learning-based machine vision. The acquisition of SUALAB’s intellectual property and engineering team is anticipated to enhance Cognex’s existing deep learning competences based on technology that was acquired from ViDi Systems in April 2017.

Machine Vision Systems Market Segmentation:

By Type

  • Smart Machine Vision Systems
  • PC-Based Machine Vision Systems
  • 3D Machine Vision Systems

By Components

  • Cameras
  • Frame Grabbers
  • Processors
  • Illuminations & Optics
  • Vision Software
  • Vision Sensors
  • Others

By Interface

  • USB 2.0/USB 3.0
  • Camera Links
  • GigE
  • CoaXPress
  • Others

By End Users

  • Automotive
  • Electronics & Semiconductor
  • Food & Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Logistics
  • Others

Company Profiles

  • Basler AG
  • IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH
  • Omron Microscan Systems, Inc.
  • Keyence Corporation
  • Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
  • Datalogic S.p.A
  • FLIR Systems, Inc.
  • OmniVision Technologies, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

The growth of the machine vision systems market in Europe is primarily attributed to the presence of highly developed economies and a strong automotive sector in this region. The European region is one of the world’s largest producers of motor vehicles and the automotive sector is also one of the largest private sector in terms of R&D investments. Being the hub for major automotive companies, machine vision systems are extensively used in this region. Germany is the major contributor to the growth of machine vision systems in the European region.
Increasing adoption of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for factory automation by various industries such as automotive, electronics & semiconductor, food & beverages, logistics, and pharmaceuticals is anticipated to provide ample growth opportunities for the growth of machine vision systems market during the forecast period of 2019 to 2027.
Presently, PC-based vision systems are the most widely used systems in the global machine vision systems market due to their high processing power and their ability to handle complex operations. In a multi-camera setup, the PC-based vision systems offer greater customizability, flexibility, and versatility in operations at a competitive price. Hence, PC-based vision systems are anticipated to drive the market growth of machine vision systems, especially in the complex and demanding applications.

The List of Companies


  1. Basler AG
  2. Cognex Corporation
  3. Datalogic S.p.A
  4. FLIR Systems, Inc.
  5. IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH
  7. Keyence Corporation
  8. OmniVision Technologies, Inc.
  9. Omron Microscan Systems, Inc.
  10. Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
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