Global Robot Operating System Market: Snapshot

Established players in the global robot operating system (ROS) market are seeing tough competition on account of startups which are being funded by venture capital companies. This has put a downward pressure on prices. In order to retain their stronghold in the market, the prominent players are focusing on carefully considered mergers and acquisitions. All these are actually serving to fuel the market majorly.

Other factors benefitting the market is the rising research activities and swift pace of industrialization across the globe. One thing proving to be detrimental for the market, however, is the security issues in the design implementation of robot operating system. To tide over the problem, suppliers of robotics operating systems are providing protected and secured ROS.

As per a Transparency Market Research report, the global robot operating system market will likely expand at 8.0% CAGR from 2017 to 2025 to become worth US$359.18 mn by 2025.

Global Robot Operating System

Industrial Robots See Maximum Uptake due to Efficiency they Accord

Currently, industrial robots operating system account for maximum share in the market since they have made it easier for the robot developers to design efficient robots meant for industrial requirements. In fact, most of the manufacturers of robot have made ports available to enable ROS by partnering with different industries. Since the ROS platform saves time for the developers, it has become popular for the design of industrial robots. The use of ROS in the development of commercial robots is expected to gain momentum in the next couple of years.

In terms of growth rate, the application segment of healthcare under commercial, is expected clock impressive growth since they involve building customized products. This is because the healthcare sector is making gigantic progress by incorporating latest technologies for diagnosis and treatment. They are fast adopting robots in the day-to-day operations for more accurate processes. ROS based robots are also seeing substantial use in automotive, electronics and packaging, and warehousing.

Early Adoption of Latest Technology Makes North America Market Leader

North America, at present, holds a dominant position in the global robot operating system market, driven primarily by the commercial sector. Other factors benefitting the market is the demand for better services by consumers, swift uptake of latest technology in the region, and development of more advanced versions of ROS platforms. By rising at a CAGR of 7.7%, the market in the region is expected to grow its dominant share in revenue to US$166.2 mn by 2025 from US$87.5 mn in 2016.

Europe trails North America in the global robot operating system market in terms of revenue generation. Nations of Germany, France, and the U.K. are at the forefront of driving growth in the region. The region is likely to expand at a solid 8.0% CAGR from 2017 to 2025. Vis-à-vis growth rate, Asia Pacific is expected to outshine all other regions by registering a CAGR of 9.2% over the course of the forecast period. India and China are main markets in the region on account of the increased pace of industrialization. South Korea and Taiwan are other key markets in the region in terms of generating demand. Need for effective maintenance and management of facilities is also having a positive impact on the robot operating system market.

Prominent participants in the global robot operating systems market are ABB Group, Clearpath Robots, Husarion Inc., Stanley Innovation, OmromAdept Technology,Inc., Cyberbotics Ltd. Rethink Robots, Yaskawa Motoman, KUKA AG, iRobot Technologies, and Fanuc Corporation.

Global Robot Operating System Market: Overview

This report provides an analysis of the global Robot operating system market for the period of 2015 to 2025, wherein the period from 2017 to 2025 comprises the forecast period and 2016 is the base year. Data for 2015 is provided as historical information. The report covers all the major trends and technologies playing a major role in the growth of the Robot Operating System market for the forecast period. It also highlights various drivers, restraints and opportunities expected to influence the market’s growth during the said period. The study provides a holistic perspective on the market’s growth in terms of revenue in US$ Mn, across different geographical regions namely North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America.

Robot operating system is middleware, a collection of software framework and toolset upon which robotics system can be developed or constructed. It is a collection of software libraries and tools used by roboticists to develop various application. ROS uses OS’s process management system, file system, user interface and programming utilities. The most used operating system is Linux followed by MAC OS X and now even windows are compatible for this platform. Operating system or middleware designed to create a desired robot for the required operation. Companies operating in this market are involved in continuous customization and alteration in the software codes to make the most effective robots for the industry verticals.

The market overview section of the report showcases the market dynamics and trends such as the drivers, restraints and opportunities that influence the current nature and future status of this market. The report also provides analysis and key market indicators for the Robot operating system market. The Robot operating system market for water & wastewater management data estimates are the result of our in-depth secondary research, primary interviews and in-house expert panel reviews. These market estimates have been analyzed by taking into account the impact of different economic, technological and legal factors along with the current market dynamics affecting the market growth.

Global Robot Operating System Market: Segmentation

The global Robot operating system market is segmented on the basis of type and application.

By type the global ROS is bifurcated into commercial and industrial robots. By commercial, the global Robot operating system market is further cross-segmented into stationary and portable. The market for industrial segment is further cross segmented into SCARA, articulated, Cartesian, linear and others.

Further the application segmentation includes commercial and industrial. The commercial segment is further divided into healthcare, hospitality, retail, agriculture and farming and others. Whilst, the market for industrial segment is further cross-segmented into automotive, electronics, information technology, food and packaging, rubber and plastic, logistics and warehousing and others. The report covers the analysis of these segments across all geographies, along with qualitative analysis for key market indicators supplementing the growth of Robot operating system market during the forecast period.

Global Robot Operating System Market: Competitive Landscape

The report also includes competitive profiling of the key players associated with the Robot operating system market around the globe. The important business strategies adopted by them, their market positioning, financials, SWOT analysis and recent developments have also been identified in the research report. The competitive landscape section of the report also gives an overview about the major contributing regions/countries by these key players in order to strengthen their market position in the future.

Some of the major players in global Robot operating system market are ABB Group, Omron Adept Technologies Inc, Clearpath Robotics, Cyberbotics Ltd, Fanuc Corporation, Husarion Inc, KUKA AG, iRobot Corporation, Rethink Robotics, Stanley Innovation, and Yaskawa Motoman. Details such as financials, business strategies, SWOT analysis, recent developments, and other such strategic information pertaining to these players has been duly provided as part of company profiling.

Global Robot Operating System Market, by Type

  • Commercial
    • Stationary
    • Portable
  • Industrial
    • SCARA
    • Articulated
    • Cartesian
    • Linear
    • Others

Global Robot Operating System Market, by Application

  • Commercial
    • Healthcare
    • Hospitality
    • Retail
    • Agriculture and farming
    • Others
  • Industrial
    • Automotive
    • Electronics
    • Information Technology
    • Food and Packaging
    • Rubber and Plastics
    • Logistics and Warehousing
    • Others

Global Robot Operating System Market, by Geography

  • North America
    • The U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • The U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • India
    • China
    • Japan
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America