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Global Aerospace Onboard Internet of Things, 2016

Global Aerospace Onboard Internet of Things, 2016

The global aerospace onboard Internet of Things (IoT) market is in a state of change. The introduction of enhanced Internet Protocol (IP)-based software and equipment is driving the market in new directions. This insight covers the market from 2016 to 2026. The infrastructure necessary to provide connectivity and control functions is a significant part of the overall aerospace industry. The general trend is toward IPs; however, many current systems rely on other protocols.

Platform procurements will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.8% and will present a 2026 onboard new avionics IoT equipment market size of $674.6 million worldwide. The aftermarket portion of the industry will grow to a 2026 avionics equipment market size of $555.1 million worldwide. The global revenue shares from North America and Europe are forecast to decline, whereas Asia-Pacific (APAC) is expected to grow, and Latin America (LATAM) and the Middle East and Africa (MEA) will witness light growth.

Aircraft have used many different databus architectures since the first box communicated with another box aboard an aircraft. Many of these were proprietary; however, they are increasingly following recognized industry standards, which are specific to aircraft but are commonly based on commercial standards adapted to the fail-safe requirements of aircraft operations. Aircraft in production today are generally designed to follow one or more of the standards within 3 broad categories.

The cockpit data link IoT market includes a collection of avionics plus the connectivity provided by transmitters and receivers on the ground and on other aircraft. This connectivity often comes at a cost through a subscription or through a pay-per-use formula. Current data links are not IoT enabled, but most data links are moving in that direction. The cockpit data link equipment market is clearly part of the avionics market, and the IoT portion of that market will be part of the avionics IoT market.

The wishes of the traveling public drive the cabin IoT market, which is an outgrowth of the need to be connected that pervades societies worldwide. The demand for connectivity is the result of the many solutions available to people in their daily lives, and airlines are using this for POS processing.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Overview-Regional Scope
    • Current Aerospace IoT Market Segments
    • Distinguishing M2M and IoT
    • Strategic Approach to IoT-A 360° Perspective of the IoT Landscape and Opportunities
    • IoT-Connecting the Dots: A Complete View of the IoT Landscape and Opportunities
    • IoT Solutions
    • Key Use Cases for Commercial Aerospace Connectivity
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Avionics IoT Market
    • Current Aircraft Avionics Data Architectures
    • Data Architectures Used by Specific Aircraft
    • Revenue Forecast for IoT-enabled Avionics
      • Table Avionics IoT Market: Revenue Forecast by Market Application, Global, 2016-2026
    • Market Discussion-Avionics
  • Cockpit Data Link IoT Market
    • Current Cockpit Data Link IoT Market Components
    • Cockpit Connectivity
    • Market Trends in Cockpit Data Links
    • Key Underlying Technology Solutions
    • Market Discussion
    • ACARS Technology
    • ACARS Discussion
    • CPDLC Technology
    • CPDLC Discussion
    • FANS Technology
    • FANS Discussion
    • Wi-Fi and 3G/4G Technology
    • Wi-Fi and 3G/4G Discussion
    • Technology Roadmap
    • Roadmap of Possible Enabling Technologies
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Cockpit Data Link IoT Market: Revenue Forecast by Source, Global, 2016-2026
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Spending Forecast by Region
      • Table Cockpit Data Link IoT Market: Percent Spending Forecast by Region, Global, 2016-2026
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion by Region
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Cockpit Data Link IoT Market
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Cockpit Data Link IoT Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 3 IoT-capable Equipment Providers, Global, 2016
  • Cabin IoT Market
    • Current Cabin IoT Market Components
    • Market Discussion
    • Market Trends in Aerospace Connectivity
    • ATG, 3G/4G, and Wi-Fi Discussion
    • SATCOM Discussion
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Cabin IoT Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2016-2026
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Cabin IoT Market: Percent Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2016-2026
    • Revenue Forecast by Region Discussion
    • Revenue Share by Equipment Type
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Cabin IoT Market
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Cabin IoT Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 5 Service Providers, Global, 2016
    • Provider Comparative Analysis
    • Business Model Comparison
      • Table Cabin IoT Market: Business Model Comparison, Global, 2016
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • The Last Word
    • Key Conclusions and Takeaways
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions

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