Global Service Robotics Market (2010 - 2015)
Service robots can be used to provide domestic aid for the elderly and disabled; serving various functions ranging from cleaning to entertainment. The high cost of labor in developed countries and the increasing need for assisted living has led to the development of the service robotics market. The saturation of industrial robotics industry also lends significant growth potential to this nascent market.
As service robots are in greater proximity to humans, the technology involves more safety concerns over human-machine interaction. However, developments in the manufacture of intelligent and safer robots are expected to soon address the issues of safety, manipulation, and sensing. Thus, leading robotics companies have begun preparing for the day when every home will have a robot.
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Service Robotics by functions: Professional service Robots, Personal service robots, Field robots, Inspection and Maintenance robots, Construction and Demolition robots, Logistic system robots, Medical robots, Defense, Security and Surveillance robots, underwater robots, Domestic robots, Entertainment robots, Handicap assistance robots and Home Security and Surveillance robots.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
KEY ROBOTIC COMPONENTS
TYPES OF SERVICE ROBOTS
1.1 KEY TAKE AWAYS
1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.3 INFORMATION SOURCES
1.4 MARKETS COVERED
3 MARKET OVERVIEW
3.2 DEFINITION OF SERVICE ROBOTS
3.3 EVOLUTION OF SERVICE ROBOTS
3.4 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF SERVICE ROBOTS
3.5 PRICING TREND ANALYSIS
4 MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1.1 AGING POPULATION
4.1.2 SHRINKING LABOR MARKET FOR MUNDANE & DANGEROUS JOBS
4.1.3 VALUE ENHANCEMENT BY ROBOTS
4.1.4 ENHANCEMENT IN TECHNOLOGIES
4.2.1 SAFETY FOR HUMANS
4.2.2 INTERACTION WITH REAL WORLD
4.2.3 PERCEPTION FOR UNSTRUCTURED OBJECTS
4.2.4 NETWORKED ROBOTS, SENSORS, & USERS
4.3.1 UNTAPPED MARKET
4.3.2 LABOR SHORTAGE
4.3.3 APPLICATIONS IN VARIOUS INDUSTRIES
5 GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS
5.1 OVERVIEW OF THE GLOBAL MARKET
5.2 NORTH AMERICA
5.5 REST OF THE WORLD
6 KEY ROBOTIC COMPONENTS
6.6 POWER SUPPLY AND BACKUP
6.7 MOBILE PLATFORMS
7 TYPES OF SERVICE ROBOTS
7.1 PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ROBOTS
7.1.1 FIELD ROBOTS
126.96.36.199 Agriculture and forestry
188.8.131.52 Milking robots
184.108.40.206 Mining robots
220.127.116.11 Space robots
7.1.2 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS
18.104.22.168 Facilities and plants
22.214.171.124 Tank, tubes, pipes, & sewers
7.1.3 CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION
126.96.36.199 Demolition & dismantling
188.8.131.52 Construction support and maintenance
7.1.4 LOGISTIC SYSTEMS
7.1.5 MEDICAL ROBOTICS
7.1.6 DEFENSE, RESCUE & SECURITY APPLICATIONS
184.108.40.206 Demining robots
220.127.116.11 Fire and bomb fighting robots
18.104.22.168 Unmanned aerial and ground-based vehicles
7.1.7 UNDERWATER SYSTEMS
7.2 PERSONAL SERVICE ROBOTS
7.2.1 ROBOTS FOR DOMESTIC TASKS
22.214.171.124 Vacuuming & mopping
126.96.36.199 Lawn mowing & pool cleaning
7.2.2 ENTERTAINMENT & EDUCATION ROBOTS
7.2.3 HANDICAP ASSISTANCE
7.2.4 HOME SECURITY AND SURVEILLANCE
8 OTHER ROBOTS
8.1 ASSISITVE ROBOTS FOR ELDER CARE
8.2 ROBOTIC ARMS
8.3 DEXTEROUS ROBOTS
9 NEW DEVELOPMENTS
9.1 DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARD COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEMS
9.2 FUEL-CELL TECHNOLOGY
9.4 RECONFIGURABLE ROBOTS
10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
12 COMPANY PROFILES
12.1 ABB LTD
12.2 AB ELECTROLUX
12.3 EVOLUTION ROBOTICS
12.5 GECKOSYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
12.6 HANOOL ROBOTICS
12.7 HITEC ROBOTICS
12.8 HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD
12.9 HUSQVARNA AB
12.10 IROBOT CORPORATION
12.11 KIVA SYSTEMS INC
12.12 LG CORPORATION
12.14 MOBILE ROBOTS INC
12.15 PANASONIC CORPORATION
12.16 PARO ROBOTS U.S., INC
12.17 REDZONE ROBOTICS
12.18 ROBOBUILDER CO., LTD.
12.23 SONY CORPORATION
12.24 TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
12.25 WANY ROBOTICS
12.26 WOWWEE GROUP LTD
12.27 YUJIN ROBOT
LIST OF TABLES
1 GLOBAL SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY PRODUCTS 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
2 GROWTH IN SERVICE ROBOTICS INDUSTRY
3 PERSONAL SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
4 PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
5 GLOBAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY PRODUCTS 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
6 GLOBAL FIELD ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
7 GLOBAL INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
8 GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
9 GLOBAL LOGISTIC ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
10 GLOBAL MEDICAL ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
11 GLOBAL DEFENSE, SECURITY & RESCUE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
12 GLOBAL UNDERWATER ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
13 GLOBAL PERSONAL SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY PRODUCTS 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
14 GLOBAL DOMESTIC ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
15 GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
16 GLOBAL HANDICAPPED ASSISTANCE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
17 GLOBAL HOME SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2007 – 2014 ($MILLION)
18 ELDER CARE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2008 – 2015 ($MILLION)
19 ROBOTIC ARMS MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY 2008 – 2015 ($MILLION)
20 DEXTEROUS SERVICE ROBOTS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 2008 – 2015 ($MILLION)
21 DEXTEROUS HUMANOID ROBOTS
22 DEVELOPMENTS (2007-AUGUST 2010)
23 PRODUCT LAUNCHES (2007- FEBRUARY 2010)
24 AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, & PARTNERSHIPS (2007- APRIL 2010)
25 ACQUISITIONS (2008 – 2009)
LIST OF FIGURES
1 TIMELINE OF SERVICE ROBOTIC INDUSTRY
2 WORLD POPULATION OF ROBOTS (IN MILLION)
3 ROBOTIC COMPONENTS REVENUE DISTRIBUTION, BY TYPE OF SERVICE ROBOTS
4 INDUSTRY GROWTH STRATEGIES (2007-MAY 2010)
5 GLOBAL PATENT ANALYSES, BY GEOGRAPHY (2004 – 2009)
6 GLOBAL PATENT ANALYSES, BY SEGMENTS (2004 – 2009)
The global service robotics market is growing at an exponential rate. It is estimated that by 2014, service robots will account for almost 70% of the entire robotics market. Almost 56.7% of the entertainment robotics market is covered by Asia, while Europe is mainly focused on covering personal robotics market. U.S. has invested most of its resources for the development of military and medical robots.
In 2009, the entire service robotics market covered under the report is estimated to be approximately $10 billion and is expected to grow by 16.1% to reach $21 billion by 2014. Professional service robotics market is estimated to constitute $8.43 billion in 2009, which is about 84.6% of the entire market.
The most important trend in robotics market witnessed in the recent times has been a shift of researchers and manufacturers focus from industrial robots to service robots. The use of service robots in various applications in different industry has opened up new opportunities in the service robotics market. Service robots are being preferred over humans for dull, dirty and dangerous jobs.
The major factors driving the growth of the service robotics market are:
- Increasing aging population
- Shrinking labor market for dull and dangerous jobs
- Value enhancement by robots to suppliers and customers
- Advancement in robotic technology with continuous research and investment.
The factors that hinder the growth of the service robotics market are:
- Safety for humans
- Limited ability of robots to work in unstructured environment
- Limited ability of robots to work in network of robots, sensors and users.
Major opportunities for the service robotics market
- Untapped market of developing economies
- Labor shortage
- Application of robots in diverse industries
The major segments in the service robotics market include personal service robots and professional service robots. the personal service robotics market includes domestic robots, entertainment and education robot, home security and surveillance robots and handicap assistance robots. the professional service robotics market include field robots, inspection and maintenance robots, medical robots, defense, rescue and security robots, underwater robots, construction and demolition robots and logistic robots.
The market for service robots is estimated to reach $21 billion by 2014. Most of the growth potential lies in the field of personal robots, defense, rescue and security robots and medical robots. The market has seen an exponential growth since 2002 however there was fall in 2009 due to the global crisis.