Inspection Camera System Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Video Quality (SD & HD, Full HD & 4K), By Application (Pipeline Inspection, Drain Inspection, Tank, Medical Inspection, Others), By End-Users (Industrial, Commercial, Municipal, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2024 To 2029

  • Published : Jan 2024
  • Report Code : KSI061616504
  • Pages : 144

The inspection camera system market is projected to show steady growth during the forecast period.

An inspection camera system is a device for visually inspecting areas that are typically inaccessible or difficult to reach. It consists of a camera connected to a long, flexible cable or probe that can be manipulated into tight spaces or inserted into pipes, ducts, or machinery. The camera captures real-time video or images and sends them to a display unit, allowing the user to view and evaluate the condition of the inspected area. Inspection camera systems are widely used in industrial, commercial, and municipal areas. The establishment of new oil production plants and technological advancement in inspection cameras are the major driving forces behind the inspection camera system market growth.

Market Drivers

  • Oil plants' establishment fueled the inspection camera system market growth.

The inspection camera system is an essential component in oil manufacturing units as it helps in the inspection and maintenance of pipelines, tanks, vessels, and machinery in the oil production process. These systems also provide elite camera imaging capabilities to help in identifying issues such as cracks and corrosion in pipelines, tanks, valves, and pumps. The establishment of new oil production facilities bolsters the inspection camera system market growth. For instance, in January 2022, Honeywell International announced the opening of a new production facility for oil and gas projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The facility is established as part of a joint venture with Gas Arabian Services to provide cutting-edge infrastructure for the production and assembly of natural gas and liquid fuel solutions.

  • Technological advancement drives the inspection camera system market growth.

Technological advancements have transformed the capabilities of inspection cameras, making them more efficient and user-friendly. Inspection cameras are being equipped with advanced sensors and technology, allowing for seamless inspections and real-time monitoring. This feature allows professionals to remotely inspect hard-to-reach or hazardous areas, increasing inspection efficiency and safety. Innovations and product launches are occurring in the market for instance, in October 2023, Omron Automation introduced the new SWIR camera series, which enables precision inspection throughout the manufacturing process using short-wave infrared technology and provides outstanding performance in capturing images and data, far exceeding the capabilities of conventional cameras.

  • Advanced medical inspection capabilities fueled inspection camera system market growth.

Inspection camera systems are widely used in the medical sector as they can be used for endoscopic procedures, which allow doctors to view and examine internal organs such as the gastrointestinal tract, respiratory system, or urinary tract. These cameras produce detailed images of the target area, which aid in the detection of abnormalities, tumors, inflammations, and other diseases. Due to their highly effective inspection capabilities, these inspection camera systems are highly adopted in medical centers which contributed to the inspection camera system market growth.

North America is expected to grow significantly.

North America is projected to account for a considerable market share of the inspection camera system market fuelled by the ongoing establishment of oil & gas production facilities. For instance, in April 2023, BP successfully began oil production at its Argos offshore platform, providing additional energy at a critical time and establishing BP's position as a leading producer in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, the United States has a well-established medical infrastructure and a high level of technological development, which has resulted in the implementation of advanced inspection camera systems which has further contributed to the regional market growth.

Market Restraints

High costs will restrain the growth of the inspection camera system market.

Inspection camera systems can be expensive due to the advanced technologies used in the system due to which price-conscious customers may choose cheaper alternatives or postpone investments. This may limit the adoption of these camera systems in numerous sectors which may affect market growth.

Market Development

  • September 2023- Bosch introduced two high-resolution inspection cameras, the GIC 12V-5-27 C Professional and the GIC 12V-4-23 C Professional, which make it easier for tradespeople such as technicians, electrical workers, and automotive mechatronics engineers to inspect hard-to-reach areas. It is ideal for quickly viewing inside pipes, drains, or shafts to trace leaks or blockages, without breaking through walls or ceilings.
  • June 2023- RICOH Industrial Solutions revealed the RICOH SC-20, a work inspection camera that uses image recognition technology to provide real-time confirmation of proper manual work process performance. The camera can prevent work errors by automatically checking the status of manufacturing operations before assembling parts and other components using image recognition technology.

Company Products

  • Basler Ace 2 R Basic - The Basler Ace 2 R Basic delivered excellent image quality with cutting-edge CMOS sensor technology, which includes sensors for various wavelength ranges combined with a USB 5GigE interface. It incorporates proven Basler reliability with a broad computer vision feature set for common machine vision applications.
  • STIK Automated Camera System- Spectrum Tank Inspection Kit is a turnkey camera solution for the visual examination of tanks, pressure vessels, bunkers, and railcars offered by Eddyfi Technologies. It is a portable system, which includes the powerful Spectrum 120 HD PTZ mounted on a lightweight pole with an additional hatch mount assembly and uses specialized technology to offer inspectors a solution to generate measurable, repeatable, and actionable condition reports. It features with 360° continuous pan and 260° tilt camera up to FHD resolution as well as 30x optical zoom and 12x digital zoom.


  • By Video Quality
    • SD & HD
    • Full HD & 4K
  • By Application
    • Pipeline inspection
    • Drain inspection
    • Tank
    • Medical inspection
    • Others
  • By End-Users
    • Industrial
    • Commercial
    • Municipal
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • UK
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Others


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Data

2.2. Research Process


3.1. Research Highlights


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Market Opportunities

4.4. Porter’s Five Force Analysis

4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.4.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.4.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.4.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.5. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. SD & HD

5.3. Full HD & 4K


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Pipeline inspection

6.3. Drain inspection

6.4. Tank

6.5. Medical inspection

6.6. Others


7.1. Introduction

7.2. Industrial

7.3. Commercial

7.4. Municipal

7.5. Others


8.1. Introduction

8.2. North America

8.2.1. USA

8.2.2. Canada

8.2.3. Mexico

8.3. South America

8.3.1.  Brazil

8.3.2. Argentina

8.3.3. Others

8.4. Europe

8.4.1. Germany

8.4.2. UK

8.4.3. France

8.4.4. Spain

8.4.5. Others

8.5. Middle East and Africa

8.5.1. Saudi Arabia

8.5.2. UAE

8.5.3. Others

8.6. Asia Pacific

8.6.1. China

8.6.2. Japan

8.6.3. South Korea

8.6.4. India

8.6.5. Indonesia

8.6.6. Others


9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

9.2. Market Share Analysis

9.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations


10.1. CUES Inc.

10.2. Leica Microsystems

10.3. Canon Inc. 

10.4. Basler AG

10.5.  Eddyfi Technologies

10.6.  iPEK International GmbH 

10.7. Minicam Group

10.8. Omron Corp.


Leica Microsystems

Canon Inc.

Basler AG

Eddyfi Technologies

iPEK International GmbH

Minicam Group

Omron Corp.