Portable Scanner Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026
The global portable scanner market exhibited moderate growth during 2015-2020. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to grow at a CAGR of around 5% during 2021-2026. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Portable scanners are USB or battery-operated hardware devices that rely on optical character recognition (OCR) technology to capture images of scanned documents and convert them into digital files. It syncs the scanned documents with computers, smartphones or tablets, as well as on the cloud. It is compact, lightweight, cost-effective, easy to use and saves time compared to other types of scanners. Consequently, it is widely utilized in industrial processes, such as warehouse management, to detect and inspect products and raw materials. It is also used in the transportation sector for tracking assets, luggage and boarding pass.
The rising trend of miniaturization in electronics devices, along with the increasing sales of smartphones and the growing popularity of wireless communication technologies, represents one of the key factors impelling the global portable scanners market growth. Moreover, there is a rise in the demand for wireless portable scanners in the corporate sector for scanning documents, receipts and cards during business travel. Furthermore, these scanners are utilized in pharmacies to inspect drugs, and digitize patient records and provide improved care in hospitals. Apart from this, leading players are incorporating advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), three-dimensional (3D) laser and auto-scan, to provide enhanced functionality. Furthermore, on account of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there is a heightened need for sterilizing the equipment to prevent contagion. As a result, market players are offering portable scanners that can withstand continuous disinfection. However, governing agencies across various countries have imposed complete lockdowns, which have disrupted the supply chain. The market is expected to revive once normalcy is regained.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global portable scanner market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2021-2026. Our report has categorized the market based on region, type, technology and end use industry.
Breakup by Type:
Non-Rugged Barcode Scanner
Breakup by Technology:
Breakup by End Use Industry:
Transportation and Logistics
Breakup by Region:
Middle East and Africa
The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market with some of the key players being Canon Inc., Datalogic S.p.A (Hydra S.p.A), Fujitsu Limited (Furukawa Group), Honeywell International Inc., HP Inc., Opticon Sensors Europe B.V., SATO Holdings Corporation, Seiko Epson Corporation, Toshiba TEC Corporation and Zebra Technologies. Key Questions Answered in This Report:
How has the global portable scanner market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global portable scanner market?
What are the key regional markets?
What is the breakup of the market based on the type?
What is the breakup of the market based on the technology?
What is the breakup of the market based on the end use industry?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the industry?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the industry?
What is the structure of the global portable scanner market and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the industry?
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