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3D Imaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2021

With applications across fields such as design, healthcare, entertainment, defense, manufacturing, construction, and a continuously rising set of areas, 3D imaging technologies have been the subjects of extensive research in the past many years. Rapid progress in digital capture, record, and display technologies have led to the development of easy-to-use and 3D imaging solutions continue to revolutionize many industries and operations. In the next few years, 3D imaging solutions will have a major impact on all major industrial segments, from manufacturing to entertainment.

Transparency Market Research states that the global 3D imaging market will expand at an excellent 26.8% CAGR between 2015 and 2021. The market, which was pegged at of US$3.51 bn in 2014, will rise to US$17.99 bn by 2021 at this pace.

Applications in Healthcare Sector to be Prominent Revenue Generator

The use of 3D imaging techniques and solutions has played a prominent role in the overall development of the medical imaging industry over the past few years. The healthcare industry is presently the leading revenue generator for the global 3D imaging market and is expected to maintain its dominant stance in the global market in future years as well.

Rising prevalence of chronic ailments such as a number of cancers and cardiovascular conditions globally has led to a steep rise in the number of medical diagnostic tests undertaken as well as complex surgeries every year across the globe. In the near future as well, the numbers are expected to witness substantial rise, acting as a major propeller for the global 3D imaging market. The applications of 3D imaging in medical specialty sectors such as obstetrics, gynecology, and dentistry have also significantly increased in the past few years and are expected to drive the market further.

Applications of 3D imaging in the healthcare industry allowed the global 3D imaging market acquire revenues worth US$0.83 bn in 2014. 3D imaging in the healthcare sector is expected to expand at a favorable 26.8% CAGR over the period between 2015 and 2021.

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North America to Continue Being Most Influential Regional Market

The market for 3D imaging in North America has benefitted from the early availability of most product innovations and technological advancements observed in 3D imaging in the past few years. The high level of receptiveness for effective 3D imaging technologies in the industrial, entertainment, and consumer electronics sectors have also enabled North America acquire the top spot in the global 3D imaging market. The region is also home to some of the leading vendors in the market, including Microsoft Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Corporation, Google Inc., Toshiba America Medical Systems, Hitachi Aloka Medical America,Inc., and Lockheed Martin Corporation.

These factors have collectively positioned North America as one of the most promising regions in terms of research and development as well as consumption of technologically advanced 3D imaging solutions. The region accounted for a dominant share of 38.72% in the overall revenues of the global market in 2014.

Nevertheless, the markets for 3D imaging in Europe and Asia Pacific are expected to emerge as tough contenders to the North America 3D imaging market over the period between 2015 and 2021. Europe, being a major producer of automobiles, defense machineries, industrial automation equipment, and healthcare equipment, will account for a 32.19% share in the global market’s revenues by 2021. This will be a slight reduction in the region’s share in the global market in 2014, which was pegged at 33.03% of the overall revenues.

Asia Pacific will emerge as the most lucrative regional territory for 3D imaging technology, rising at the fastest pace of 27.8% CAGR among key regional markets. The growth in the region will be driven by the rising demand for 3D imaging-enabled consumer electronic equipment, improving healthcare infrastructure, and the rising adoption of industry automation in the industrial sector.


Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report description
1.2 Research scope
1.3 Key Takeaway
1.4 Research methodology

Chapter 2 Executive Summary

Chapter 3 Global 3D Imaging Market: Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Key Trends Analysis
3.3 Market Dynamics
     3.3.1 Market Drivers
           3.3.1.1 Increase in demand for medical imaging
           3.3.1.2 Increasing usage of 3D imaging in machine vision applications of industrial automation
           3.3.1.3 Growing demand for 3D imaging technology in the entertainment industry
     3.3.2 Market Restraints
           3.3.2.1 Design and cost constraints of 3D imaging systems
     3.3.3 Market Opportunities
3.4 Global 3D Imaging Market: Market Attractiveness Analysis
     3.4.1 Recommendations
3.5 Competitive Landscape

Chapter 4 Global 3D Imaging Market Revenue by End-Use Products 2015 – 2021 (USD Billion)
4.1 Overview
4.2 3D Cameras
     4.2.1 3D Cameras Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 –2021
     4.2.2 Time of Flight Cameras
           4.2.2.1 Time of Flight Cameras Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 – 2021
     4.2.3 Stereo Vision Cameras
           4.2.3.1 Stereo Vision Cameras Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 – 2021
     4.2.4 Structured Light Cameras
           4.2.4.1 Structured Light Cameras Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
4.3 Sonography
     4.3.1 Sonography Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 –2021
     4.3.2 Sonars
           4.3.2.1 Sonars Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 – 2021
     4.3.3 Ultrasound
           4.3.3.1 Ultrasound Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 – 2021
4.4 Smartphones
     4.4.1 Smartphones Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 –2021
4.5 Others
     4.5.1 Others Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 –2021

Chapter 5 Global 3D Imaging Market Revenue by 3D Image Sensors 2015 – 2021 (USD Billion)
5.1 Overview
5.2 CMOS
     5.2.1 CMOS Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
5.3 CCD
     5.3.1 CCD Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)

Chapter 6 Global 3D Imaging Market Revenue by Application 2015 – 2021 (USD Billion)
6.1 Overview
6.2 3D Modeling
     6.2.1 3D Modeling, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
6.3 3D Scanning
     6.3.1 3D Scanning Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
6.4 Layout and Animation
     6.4.1 Layout and Animation Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
6.5 3D Rendering
     6.5.1 3D Rendering Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
6.6 Image Reconstruction
     6.6.1 Image Reconstruction Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)

Chapter 7 Global 3D Imaging Market Revenue by End-Use Industry 2015 – 2021 (USD Billion)
7.1 Overview
     7.1.1 Global 3D Imaging Revenue Share, by End-Use Industry, 2014 vs 2021
7.2 Entertainment
     7.2.1 Entertainment, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
7.3 Healthcare
     7.3.1 Healthcare Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
7.4 Architecture and Engineering
     7.4.1 Architecture and Engineering Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
7.5 Industrial Application
     7.5.1 Industrial Application Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
7.6 Security and Surveillance
     7.6.1 Security and Surveillance Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
7.7 Others
     7.7.1 Others Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)

Chapter 8 Global 3D Imaging Market: By Geography, 2015 – 2021 (USD Billion)
8.1 Introduction
     8.1.1 Global 3D Imaging Revenue Share, by Region, 2014 vs 2021
8.2 North America
     8.2.1 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.2.2 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Products, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
           8.2.2.1 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Cameras, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
           8.2.2.2 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Sonography, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.2.3 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Image Sensors, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.2.4 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Applications, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.2.5 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Industry, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
8.3 Europe
     8.3.1 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.3.2 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Products, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
           8.3.2.1 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Cameras, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
           8.3.2.2 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Sonography, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.3.3 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Image Sensors, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.3.4 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Applications, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.3.5 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Industry, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
8.4 Asia Pacific
     8.4.1 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.4.2 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Products, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
           8.4.2.1 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Cameras, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
           8.4.2.2 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Sonography, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.4.3 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Image Sensors, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.4.4 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Applications, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.4.5 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Industry, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
8.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
     8.5.1 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.5.2 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Products, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
           8.5.2.1 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Cameras, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
           8.5.2.2 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Sonography, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.5.3 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Image Sensors, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.5.4 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Applications, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
     8.5.5 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Industry, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)

Chapter 9 Company Profiles
9.1 Infineon Technologies
9.2 Lockheed Martin Corporation
9.3 Google Inc.
9.4 Hewlett-Packard Corporation
9.5 Microsoft Corporation
9.6 Panasonic Corporation
9.7 GE Healthcare
9.8 Konica Minolta, Inc.
9.9 STEMMER IMAGING Ltd.
9.10 Zebra Imaging Inc.

List of Figures 

FIG. 1 Market Segmentation: Global 3D Imaging Market
FIG. 2 Market attractiveness analysis, by end-use industry, 2014
FIG. 3 3D Cameras Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 –2021
FIG. 4 Time of Flight Cameras Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 5 Stereo Vision Cameras  Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 6 Structured Light Cameras Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 7 Sonography Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 –2021
FIG. 8 Sonars  Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 9 Ultrasound Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 10 Smartphones Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 –2021
FIG. 11 Others Market , Revenue Forecast (USD Billion), 2014 –2021
FIG. 12 CMOS Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 13 CCD Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 14 3D Modeling, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 15 3D Scanning Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 16 Layout and Animation Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 17 3D Rendering Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 18 Image Reconstruction Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 19 Global 3D Imaging Revenue Share, by End-Use Industry , 2014 - 2021 (%)
FIG. 20 Entertainment, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 21 Healthcare Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 22 Architecture and Engineering Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 23 Industrial Application Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 24 Security and Surveillance Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 25 Others Market, Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 26 Global 3D Imaging Revenue Share, by Region , 2014 - 2021 (%)
FIG. 27 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
FIG. 28 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
FIG. 29 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
FIG. 30 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)

List of Tables

TABLE 1 Global 3D Imaging Market Snapshot (Revenue), 2014 and 2021
TABLE 2 Market Dynamics : Market Drivers & Restraints
TABLE 3 3D Imaging  Market: Dominant and Emerging Players
TABLE 4 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Products, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 5 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Cameras, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 6 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Sonography, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 7 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Image Sensors, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 8 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Applications, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 9 North America 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Industry, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 10 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Products, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 11 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Cameras, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 12 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Sonography, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 13 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Image Sensors, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 14 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Applications, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 15 Europe 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Industry, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 16 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Products, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 17 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Cameras, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 18 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Sonography, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 19 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Image Sensors, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 20 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Applications, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 21 Asia Pacific 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Industry, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 22 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Products, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 23 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Cameras, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 24 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Sonography, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 25 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by 3D Image Sensors, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 26 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by Applications, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)
TABLE 27 RoW 3D Imaging Market Revenue and Forecast, by End-Use Industry, 2014 – 2021 (U.S.D Billion)

3D imaging provides a visual effect which generates a perception of depth, resulting in an enhanced 360 degree viewing experience of the image. The emergence of improved technology such as 3D image sensors and 3D displays, which deliver high resolution visuals, has resulted in the adoption of 3D imaging among different industries. Industry verticals as diverse as advertising, media and entertainment, construction, architecture and engineering, and healthcare have all incorporated an array of 3D visualization technologies into their development, design and production process. A swiftly expanding library of 3D content and 3D modeling tools have made design more cost-effective and accelerated the product-to-market process.The global 3D imaging market has been segmented on the basis of end-use products, 3D image sensors, application, end-use industry and geography. Additionally, a comprehensive cross sectional analysis of the global market across four regions has been covered under the purview of the study. 

A surge in demand for 3D medical imaging and increasing usage of 3D imaging in machine vision applications of industrial automation is strongly driving the growth of the 3D imaging market. In addition, growing demand for 3D imaging technology in the media and entertainment industry is triggering the market growth. 3D imaging systems have become prevalent in biometrics, with the development of fingerprint scanners and 3D face recognition.  These systems are also found in civil engineering applications, where time-of-flight 3D scanners are used to create models of buildings. Furthermore, 3D imaging technology has also been recognized by engineers developing vision systems for industrial applications and at present numerous feature-based and pattern recognition geometric systems are being used for industrial automation. The adoption of 3D imaging technologies for industrial applications is projected to witness significant growth during the forecast period. The conjoint effect of all these trends and drivers is thus set to bolster the growth of the global 3D imaging market during the forecast period. 

The growing appeal of virtual reality is offering a potential growth opportunity for 3D imaging. The service providers of 3D imaging have the knowledge and tools to accurately and quickly capture a digital replica of almost everything. Companies dealing in virtual reality are already making advanced video games but in the years to come this technology has potential to offer innovative solutions in many facets of daily life, from healthcare to education to military training. Moreover, emerging economies such as India and China, with their massive population are providing a huge market for the new innovations of 3D technologies, particularly in the entertainment and healthcare segments. Growing awareness among consumers is giving rise to favorable conditions for the consumer electronics market in Middle East and Africa, which is in turn expected to further bolster the market growth of the 3D imaging technology. 

The competitive profiling of the major companies in the global 3D imaging market across four broad geographic regions is included in the study. These include various business strategies adopted by the leading players and their recent developments in the field of 3D imaging. The market attractive analysis of the major end-use industries has been provided in the report, in order to exhibit a deep insight of global 3D imaging market. 

An exhaustive analysis of market dynamics which is inclusive of market drivers, restraints and opportunities is included in the report. Market dynamics are the distinct factors that exert an influence on the growth of a market, thus helping to understand the ongoing trends of the global market. Hence, this report provides the forecast of the market for the period from 2015 to 2021, along with offering an inclusive study of the global 3D imaging market. 

Some of the major players in the market are: Infineon Technologies (Germany), Lockheed Martin Corporation (U.S.), Google Inc.(U.S.), Hewlett-Packard Corporation (U.S.), Microsoft Corporation (U.S.), Panasonic Corporation (Japan), GE Healthcare (U.K.), Konica Minolta, Inc. (Japan), Stemmer Imaging Ltd. (Germany) and Zebra Imaging Inc. (U.S.) among others. 

The global 3D imaging market has been segmented into: 

Global 3D Imaging Market, by End-Use Products

  • 3D Cameras
    • Time of Flight
    • Stereo Vision
    • Structured Light
  • Sonography
    • Sonars
    • Ultrasound
  • Smartphones
  • Others

Global 3D Imaging Market, by 3D Image Sensors

  • CMOS sensors
  • CCD sensors

Global 3D Imaging Market, by Application

  • 3D Modeling
  • 3D Scanning
  • Layout and Animation
  • 3D Rendering
  • Image Reconstruction

Global 3D Imaging Market, by End-Use Industry:

  • Entertainment
  • Healthcare
  • Architecture and Engineering
  • Industrial application
  • Security and surveillance
  • Others

Global 3D Imaging Market, by Geography: The market is broadly segmented on the basis of geography into:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World