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3D Scanner Market by Offering, Type, Range, Product, Application, Industry, and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023

3D Scanner Market: Global Forecast until 2023

  • July 2017
  • 164 pages
  • ID: 3951826
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"Growing demand for quality control and inspection to drive the increase of the 3D scanner market"

The 3D scanner market is forecasted to grow from ~$3.8B in 2017 to ~$5.9B by 2023, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.80 percent between 2017 and 2023. The main key factors driving the rise of the 3D scanner market contain the growing awareness about advanced medical treatment, increasing need to capture big volumes of 3D data for modelling and review, and increasing demand for quality control and inspection application. Nevertheless, the availability of low-cost altenatives to 3D scanning is restraining the increase of the 3D scanner market.

"Rising inspection applications in automotive and aerospace & defense markets to drive the rise of the 3D scanner market for quality control"

Quality control & inspection applications recorded for the biggest share of the 3D scanner market in 2016. Automotive and aerospace & defense are the main sectors wherein 3D metrology is used for quality control & inspection applications. 3D scanners are increasingly being used in the automotive sector to guarantee accuracy and precision in all the areas of a vehicle plant and to inspect the automotive components, powertrain components, and full body of vehicles.

"Automotive sector maintains the most important share of the 3D scanner market"

The automotive market recorded for the biggest share of the 3D scanner market in 2016. The optical 3D scanning technology is widely used in the automotive sector for quality control and inspection applications to ensure that the components manufactured are within specified tolerance levels. Optical 3D scanners are quick and flexible and have proven to meet strict automotive production requirements. For example, in body-in-white assembly, 3D scanners precisely measure and monitor the locations of slots, studs, holes, and other features to assure conformity to strict automotive tolerance.

"3D ccanner market in Asia-Pacific to grow at an important rate between 2017 and 2023"

APAC maintains huge increase opportunities for the 3D scanner market; the sector in this area is forecast to grow at an important rate between 2017 and 2023. This zone comprises developing economies, such as china (CN) and India (IN), which holds huge potential for 3D scanning applications. Some of the main factors driving the increase of the 3D scanner market in Asia-Pac contain the increasing number of engineering and infrastructure projects, rising preference for custom implants to ensure better and faster recovery, and increasing number of dental restoration surgeries in this area.

The breakup of the profile of primary members taking part has been provided below:

• By Firms: Tier 1 - 33 %, Tier 2 - 45.0 percent, and Tier 3 - 22.0 percent

• By Description: C-suite executives - 33.0 percent, Directors - 25.0 percent, and Others - 42.0 percent

• By Area: North America continent - 35.0 percent, EU - 29.0 percent, Asia-Pac - 24.0 percent, and rest of the world - 12.0 percent

The top players operating in the 3D scanner market contain Hexagon AB, FARO Technologies, Incorporated, Nikon Metrology NV, Trimble Inc., and Topcon Corporation, 3D Systems Corporation, 3D Digital Corporation, Perceptron Inc., Kreon Technology, Carl Zeiss Optotechnik GmBH, Shapegrabber, Fuel 3D, Arctec 3D, Capture 3D, Creaform, Incorporated, Basis Software Inc., Maptek Pty Ltd., True Point Laser Scanning LLC, Next Engine, Shinning 3D, RangeVision, Exact Metrology, Trimet, 3D Scanco, and Paracosm, Incorporated.

Segment Research

The 3D scanner market has been split on the basis of offering, category, range, product, application market, and area. The industry, on the basis of offering, has been further divided into hardware & software and aftermarket services. The sector, on the basis on category, includes laser 3D scanners and structured light 3D scanners. On the basis of range it is broken down into short, medium and long range. On the basis of product, the 3D scanner market has been split into tripod mounted, fixed CMM based, portable CMM based, and desktop. On the basis of application type, the industry has been divided into reverse engineering, quality control & inspection, virtual simulation, and others. The 3D scanner market, on the basis of sector, has been divided into automotive, healthcare, aerospace & defense, architecture & construction, energy & power, tunnel & mining, artifacts & heritage preservation, and others. On the basis of geography, the sector has been broken down into the Americas, Europe (EU), Asia Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the globe.

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