Global 3D imaging market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 31.56% over the forecast period to reach US$16.430 billion by 2022, from US$4.170 billion in 2017. Rising demand for 3D imaging technology in media and entertainment industry is the key driver of global 3D imaging market due to escalating demand for video games and theatrical films. Other drivers include increasing demand for 3D medical imaging and rising use of the technology in machine vision applications of industrial automation. 3D imaging systems are also used for civil engineering applications by way of using 3D scanners to create building models. Availability of low cost and portable 3D scanners along with growing adoption of 3D scanning in animation and virtual reality applications are positively impacting the growth of global 3D imaging market. Rising 3D content is forcing smartphone manufacturers to introduce 3D cameras, thereby providing a great opportunity for the expansion of 3D imaging market worldwide. Moreover, growing implementation of 3D scanning in the architecture and construction sector will also bolster the market growth in the coming years.
Geographically, North America accounts for the largest share of global 3D imaging market due to increasing R&D activities in the region. APAC region is anticipated to witness the fastest regional market growth owing to growing entertainment and consumer electronics industry. However, the growth of 3D imaging market will be hindered by factors lack of infrastructure to support diverse 3D imaging devices coupled with high cost of 3D imaging software and solutions during the forecast period.
The report provides a brief introduction of the market and deals with detailed research methodology for calculating market size and forecasts, secondary data sources used and the primary inputs which were taken for data validation. This section also outlines various segmentations which have been covered as part of the report.
This section provides comprehensive market dynamics through an overview section along with growth drivers, challenges, and opportunities which exist in the current market. This section of the report also provides supplier and industry outlook as a whole; key industry, global and regional regulations which are determining the market growth and a brief technological aspect of 3D imaging. Complete industry analysis has also been covered by Porter’s five forces model as a part of this report section.
3D Imaging market has been segmented into sensor used, application, industry vertical and geography as follows:
By Sensor Used
Layout and Animation
By Industry Vertical
Media and Entertainment
Europe Middle East and Africa
Middle East and Africa
Finally, the last section of competitive intelligence deals with major players in the market, their market shares, products, growth strategies, financials, and recent investments among others. Key industry players profiled in this section are Hewlett-Packard, Apple, Infineon Technologies, Microsoft, and Zebra Imaging among others.