Market Research Logo

Robotics - A meteoric market, flying high on the digital transformation of vertical industries

Robotics – A meteoric market, flying high on the digital transformation of vertical industries

This report presents an overview of the robotics market and its interactions with other emerging technologies and digital trends.

In presenting the major technological stakes of robotics, it focuses on existing and emerging technologies for robotics sensors, actuators, robot behaviours, communication and user interfaces.

The report proceeds to an analysis of the key robotics use cases, existing and emerging in various vertical industries : manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, agriculture and consumer markets.

An analysis of the interactions of robotics with other emerging technologies (artificial intelligence, 5G, IoT, augmented and virtual reality) is provided, as well as a vision of the impact of the digital transformation trends – Industry 4.0, smart agriculture, connected health, autonomous cars – on the development of robotics.

The market report provides market forecasts in value for the robotics market up to 2030 with breakdowns by vertical industries and use cases.


1. Executive Summary
Key Findings
2. Key Definitions and Technologies
2.1. Key Definitions
2.2. Key Technologies
2.3. Sensor Technologies
2.4. Actuation Technologies
2.5. Robot Behaviours
2.6. Robot M2M Communication
2.7. Robot-Human Machine Interfaces
3. Markets and Players Overview
3.1 Value Chain and Markets
3.2 List of key players
3.3 Robotics in Manufacturing
Case studies: Traditional industrial robots – Collaborative robots – Exoskeletons
3.4 Robotics in Logistics
Case studies: Warehouse automation – Last-mile delivery
3.5 Robotics in Healthcare
Case studies: Robot-assisted surgeries- Telepresence robots – Rehabilitation Exoskeleton
3.6 Robotics in Agriculture
Case studies: Farm automation and field robots – Fiel farming robots – Milking robots
3.7 General Service Robots
Case studies: Domestic robots – Industrial cleaning robots
3.8 Military Robots
4. Market Vision and Forecasts
4.1 Robotics and Emerging Technologies
4.2 Robotics and Digital Trends
4.3 Market Development Factors
4.4 Market Forecasts
List of tables and figures
1. Executive Summary
Robotics is benefiting from both the development of key emerging technologies, and the digital transformation of industries
Robotics sales per vertical industry, 2018 – 2030
2. Key Definitions and Technologies
Robotics markets and applications
Robotics technology areas
Average price of IoT sensors, 2004 – 2020
Lidar average price (USD) and growth rate, 2007 – 2020
Object recognition advances enabled by deep learning
Type of robot actuators
From specific end effector (wielding robot) to generic precise end effectors (robot hands)
Soft robots
Exoskeleton deployment in car assembly lines
Robotics autonomy extends from full remote control in unknown, critical conditions to full autonomy in highly predictable environments with no human involvement
Collaborative robots in manufacturing
Robot training by operator
Performances of communication technologies
Perspective of 5G capabilities
Robot remote control through virtual reality equipment
Visualisation of robot trajectory in augmented reality
Error rate evolution for speech recognition
3. Markets and Players Overview
Main robotics markets
Robotics value chain
Market leaders and trend makers
Typical players in Manufacturing
Typical players in Logistics
Typical players in Healthcare
Typical players in Agriculture
Typical players in General service robots
Typical players in Military robots
4. Market Vision and Forecasts
Number of 5G SIM cards worldwide
Global IoT market, 2015-2022
Sales of autonomous cars (level 5)
Installed base in the agriculture market, 2018-2025, per segment, worldwide
Worldwide revenue of connected healthcare services, 2015-2021
Robotics sales per vertical industry, 2018 – 2030
Unit sales of manufacturing and logistics robots, 2018-2030
Sales of healthcare robots, 2018-2030

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report