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Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market: Focus on Platform, Type and Components- Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2023

Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market: Focus on Platform, Type and Components- Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2023

The global free space optics communication technology market is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period 2018-2023 due to the rising demand of fast and flexible wireless communication technology across various industries including intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, last mile connectivity, backhaul, and disaster recovery, among others. The high scale growth of the optical wireless communication technology is subsequently influencing its market. The growing need for secure and high-speed wireless communication and increasing demand for higher flexibility at low cost are some of the key drivers for the growth of the global free space optics communication technology market.

Moreover, integration of technologies to enhance FSO systems performance and incorporation of FSO in the 3G, 4G, and 5G networks are some of the future opportunities. The global free space optics communication technology market has been classified into three platforms: terrestrial, satellite and airborne. Satellite platform FSO communication technology market is expected to have the highest growth rate during the forecast period 2018-2023 due to the extensive demand for navigation and telecommunication applications. Furthermore, the free space optics communication technology has been classified into three different ranges depending upon the distance between the transmitting and receiving stations. Various range types for FSO communication technology including short range, medium range, and long range. In additions, the report also represents the market share of various components of FSO communication systems that includes transmitters, receivers, modulators, demodulators, and others (encoders and decoders).

According to BIS Research analysis, the global free space optics communication technology market generated $229.2 million in 2017 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 33.49% during 2018-2023. North America dominated the global free space optics communication technology market in 2017 with the U.S. acquiring the most significant market share, globally. However, Asia-Pacific is expected to have the highest growth rate during the forecast period 2018-2023.

Following points provide a detailed description of the report content and the topics covered in the report:

  • This report identifies the global free space optics communication technology market under different segments such as platform, range, components, and region.
  • It examines the prime supply-side factors, which affect the growth of the market, and the current and future trends, market drivers, restraints, and challenges prevalent in the global free space optics communication technology market.
  • The report also highlights the value chain of the industry.
  • Detailed competitive analysis has been included in this report which focuses on the ¬key market developments and strategies followed by the top players in the market. Additionally, the competitive benchmarking map has been included in the existing study which analyzes the competitive strength of the players in the global free space optics communication technology market.
  • The market for different platforms such as terrestrial, satellite, and airborne, has been estimated and analyzed.
  • Different components of the free space optics communication technology, such transmitters, receivers, modulators, demodulators, and others (encoders and decoders), have been estimated and analyzed in the report.
  • The market for different ranges such as short, medium, and long has been estimated and analyzed.
  • The global free space optics communication technology market has been analyzed in the report for the major regions including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest-of-the-World.
  • A detailed Porter’s Five Forces analysis has been included in the report. Furthermore, the report also focuses on providing information on the key participants and future opportunities in the global free space optics communication technology market.
  • The study provides detailed analysis of the 15 key players in the global free space optics communication technology market including Mostcom Ltd., AOptix Technologies Inc., LightPointe Communications, Inc., Anova Technologies, fSONA Networks Corp., CableFree: Wireless Excellence, Mynaric AG (Vialight Communications Gmbh), Space Photonics, Inc., AIRLINX Communications, Inc., SkyFiber, Inc., BridgeSat, Inc., Fog Optics, Inc, Trimble Inc., Plaintree Systems, Inc., and L3 Technologies (L3 Photonics) in the Company Profiles section. This section covers business financials, company snapshots, key products and services, major developments, future programs (if any), and the individual SWOT analysis.


Executive Summary
1 Market Dynamics
1.1 Market Drivers
1.1.1 Need for Secure and High-Speed Wireless Communication
1.1.2 Higher Flexibility at Low Cost
1.2 Market Challenges
1.2.1 Unfavorable Environmental Factors
1.3 Market Opportunities
1.3.1 Integration of Technologies to Enhance FSO System Performance
1.3.2 Incorporation of FSO in the 3G, 4G and 5G Networks
2 Competitive Insights
2.1 Overview: Key Strategies and Developments
2.1.1 Partnerships, Agreements, and Contracts
2.1.2 Product Launches
2.1.3 Mergers and Acquisitions
2.1.4 Other Developments
2.2 Competitive Benchmarking Map
3 Industry Analysis
3.1 Overview
3.2 Major Companies and Product Overview
3.3 List of Patents Assigned
3.4 Industry Attractiveness: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.5 Value Chain Analysis
4 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2018-2023
4.1 Assumptions and Limitations
4.2 Market Overview
5 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2018-2023 (by Platform)
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Terrestrial Platform
5.2.1 Terrestrial Platform by Application
5.3 Satellite Platform
5.3.1 Satellite Platform by Application
5.4 Airborne Platform (Drones, Aircraft, and High-Altitude Platforms)
5.4.1 Airborne Platform by Application
6 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2018-2023 (by Range Type)
6.1 Market Overview
6.2 Short-Range Market
6.3 Medium-Range Market
6.4 Long-Range Market
7 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2018-2023 (by Components)
7.1 Market Overview
7.2 Transmitters
7.3 Receivers
7.4 Modulators
7.5 Demodulators
7.6 Others (Encoders and Decoders)
8 Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2017-2023 (by Region)
8.1 Market Overview
8.2 North America
8.2.1 North America Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market (by Country)
8.2.1.1 The U.S.
8.2.1.2 Canada
8.3 Europe
8.3.1 Europe Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market (by Country)
8.3.1.1 France
8.3.1.2 Germany
8.3.1.3 The U.K
8.4 Asia-Pacific
8.4.1 Asia-Pacific Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market (by Country)
8.4.1.1 Japan
8.4.1.2 China
8.4.1.3 Australia
8.4.1.4 India
8.5 Rest-of-the-World
9 Company Profile
9.1 Overview
9.2 AIRLINX Communications, Inc.
9.2.1 Company Overview
9.2.2 Corporate Summary
9.2.3 SWOT Analysis
9.3 Anova Technologies
9.3.1 Company Overview
9.3.2 Corporate Summary
9.3.3 SWOT Analysis
9.4 AOptix Technologies, Inc.
9.4.1 Company Overview
9.4.2 Corporate Summary
9.4.3 SWOT Analysis
9.5 BridgeSat, Inc.
9.5.1 Company Overview
9.5.2 Corporate summary
9.5.3 SWOT Analysis
9.6 CableFree: Wireless Excellence
9.6.1 Company Overview
9.6.2 Corporate Summary
9.6.3 SWOT Analysis
9.7 Fog Optics, Inc.
9.7.1 Company Overview
9.7.2 Corporate Summary
9.7.3 SWOT Analysis
9.8 fSONA Networks Corp.
9.8.1 Company Overview
9.8.2 Corporate Summary
9.8.3 SWOT Analysis
9.9 L3 Technologies, Inc. (L3 Photonics)
9.9.1 Company Overview
9.9.2 Corporate Summary
9.9.3 Overall Financials
9.9.4 Financial Summary
9.9.5 SWOT Analysis
9.10 LightPointe Communications, Inc.
9.10.1 Company Overview
9.10.2 Corporate Summary
9.10.3 SWOT Analysis
9.11 Mostcom Ltd.
9.11.1 Company Overview
9.11.2 Corporate Summary
9.11.3 SWOT Analysis
9.12 Mynaric AG
9.12.1 Company Overview
9.12.2 Corporate Summary
9.12.3 Overall Financials
9.12.4 Financial Summary
9.12.5 SWOT Analysis
9.13 Plaintree Systems, Inc.
9.13.1 Company Overview
9.13.2 Corporate Summary
9.13.3 Overall Financials
9.13.4 Financial Summary
9.13.5 SWOT Analysis
9.14 Sky Fiber, Inc.
9.14.1 Company Overview
9.14.2 Corporate Summary
9.14.3 SWOT Analysis
9.15 Space Photonics, Inc.
9.15.1 Company Overview
9.15.2 Corporate Summary
9.15.3 SWOT Analysis
9.16 Trimble, Inc.
9.16.1 Company Overview
9.16.2 Corporate Summary
9.16.3 Overall Financials
9.16.4 Financial Summary
9.16.5 SWOT Analysis
10 Scope & Research Methodology
10.1 Research Scope
10.2 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Research Methodology
11 Appendix
11.1 Related Reports
List of Tables
Table 2.1 Partnerships, Agreements, and Contracts, 2016-2018
Table 2.2 Product Launches, 2018
Table 2.3 Mergers and Acquisitions, 2014-2018
Table 2.4 Other Developments, 2016-2018
Table 3.1 Major Companies and Product Overview
Table 3.2 Patent: Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing Apparatus for Free Space Optical Communications with Moving Focal Plane Array
Table 3.3 Patent: Rapid Acquisition, Pointing and Tracking Optical System for Free Space Optical Communications
Table 3.4 Patent: Apparatus and Method for Free Space Optical Communications Beam Steering Without Gimbals
Table 3.5 Analyzing Threat from New Entrants in Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market
Table 3.6 Analyzing Threat from Substitute Products in Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market
Table 3.7 Analyzing Bargaining Power of Suppliers in Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market
Table 3.8 Analyzing Bargaining Power of Buyers in Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market
Table 3.9 Analyzing Intensity of Competitive Rivalry in Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market
Table 5.1 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Platform)
Table 5.2 Application Growth Drivers
Table 5.3 Application Growth Drivers
Table 5.4 Application Growth Drivers
Table 6.1 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Range Type)
Table 7.1 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Components)
Table 7.2 Features of Various Modulation Techniques Used in FSO System
Table 7.3 Various Detection Techniques Used in FSO System
Table 8.1 Geographical Distribution of Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Table 9.1 Key Developments- Anova Technologies
Table 9.2 Key Developments- BridgeSat, Inc.
Table 9.3 Key Developments- CableFree: Wireless Excellence
Table 9.4 Key Developments- Fog Optics, Inc.
Table 9.5 Key Developments- L3 Technologies, Inc.
Table 9.6 Key Developments- LightPointe Communications, Inc.
Table 9.7 Key Developments-: Mostcom Ltd.
Table 9.8 Key Developments- Mynaric AG
Table 9.9 Key Developments- Trimble, Inc.
List of Figures
Figure 1 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2017-2023
Figure 2 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market by Platform, 2017-2023
Figure 3 Applications of the Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market by Platform, 2017
Figure 4 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market by Range, 2017-2023
Figure 5 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market by Components, 2017-2023
Figure 6 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market by Region, 2017
Figure 1.1 Market Dynamics Snapshot
Figure 1.2 Impact Analysis on Market Drivers
Figure 1.3 Impact Analysis on Market Challenges
Figure 1.4 Weather Conditions with the Respective Attenuations
Figure 1.5 Technologies for Enhancing FSO System Performance
Figure 2.1 Some of the Organic and Inorganic Growth Strategies Adopted by the Key Players
Figure 2.2 Percentage Share of Strategies Adopted by the Market Players, 2014-2018
Figure 2.3 Competitive Benchmarking for the Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market
Figure 3.1 Industry Insights
Figure 3.2 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Industry
Figure 3.4 Threat from New Entrants
Figure 3.3 Threat from Substitute Products
Figure 3.4 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
Figure 3.5 Bargaining Power of Buyers
Figure 3.6 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
Figure 3.7 Value Chain Analysis
Figure 4.1 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2017-2023
Figure 5.1 Classification of Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market (by Platform)
Figure 5.2 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2017-2023 (by Platform)
Figure 5.3 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size for Terrestrial Platform, 2017-2023
Figure 5.4 Applications of FSO Communiction Technology by Terrestrial Platform, 2017-2023
Figure 5.5 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size by Satellite Platform, 2017-2023
Figure 5.6 Applications of FSO Communiction Technology by Satellite Communication, 2017-2023
Figure 5.7 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size by Airborne Platform, 2017-2023
Figure 5.8 Applications of FSO Communiction Technology by Airborne Platform, 2017-2023
Figure 6.1 Classification of Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market (by Range Type)
Figure 6.2 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2017-2023 (by Range Type)
Figure 6.3 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Short-Range)
Figure 6.4 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Medium-Range)
Figure 6.5 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Long-Range)
Figure 7.1 Classification of Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market (by Components)
Figure 7.2 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2017-2023 (by Components)
Figure 7.3 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Transmitters)
Figure 7.4 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Receivers)
Figure 7.5 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Modulators)
Figure 7.6 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Demodulators)
Figure 7.7 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023 (by Other Components)
Figure 8.1 Geographical Classification of Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market
Figure 8.2 Geographical Distribution of Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2017-2023
Figure 8.3 North America Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.4 The U.S. Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.5 Canada Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.6 Europe Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.7 France Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.8 Germany Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.9 The U.K. Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.10 Asia-Pacific Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.11 Japan Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.12 China Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.13 Australia Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.14 India Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 8.15 Rest-of-the-World Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Size, 2017-2023
Figure 9.1 Share of Key Companies
Figure 9.2 Benefits of FSO IR Laser Products Offered by AIRLINX Communications, Inc.
Figure 9.3 AIRLINX Communications, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.4 Anova Technologies - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.5 AOptix Technologies, Inc.– SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.6 BridgeSat, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.7 Application Areas of CableFree products
Figure 9.8 CableFree: Wireless Excellence - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.9 Solutions Offered by Fog Optics, Inc.
Figure 9.10 Fog Optics, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.11 Advantages Offered by the SONAbeam FSO
Figure 9.12 fSONA Networks Corp. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.13 L3 Technologies, Inc. -Overall Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 9.14 L3 Technologies, Inc. –Revenue by Business Segment, 2015-2017
Figure 9.15 L3 Technologies, Inc. –Revenue by Region, 2015-2017
Figure 9.16 L3 Technologies, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.17 LightPointe Communications, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.18 Mostcom Ltd.- SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.19 Mynaric AG -Overall Financials, 2016 & 2017
Figure 9.20 Mynaric AG - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.21 Plaintree Systems, Inc. – Product Portfolio
Figure 9.22 Plaintree Systems, Inc.-Overall Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 9.23 Plaintree Systems, Inc.–Revenue by Business Segment, 2015-2017
Figure 9.24 Plaintree Systems, Inc–Revenue by Region, 2015-2017
Figure 9.25 Plaintree Systems, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.26 Sky Fiber, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.27 Benefits of LaserFire FSO Offered by Space Photonics, Inc.
Figure 9.28 Space Photonics, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
Figure 9.29 Trimble, Inc.–Overall Financials, 2015-2017
Figure 9.30 Trimble, Inc.–Revenue by Business Segment, 2016 and 2017
Figure 9.31 Trimble, Inc.–Revenue by Region, 2015-2017
Figure 9.32 Trimble, Inc. – SWOT Analysis
Figure 10.1 Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Scope
Figure 10.2 Research Methodology
Figure 10.3 Secondary Data Sources
Figure 10.4 Data Triangulation
Figure 10.5 Top Down and Bottom Up Approach
Figure 10.6 Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market Influencing Factors
Figure 10.7 Assumptions and Limitations

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