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Global Barcode Scanner Market 2017-2021

Global Barcode Scanner Market 2017-2021

About Barcode Scanner

Barcode scanners are electronic devices capable of reading printed barcodes onto a computer. It consists of a light source, a lens, and a light sensor, which translates optical impulses into electrical ones. The global barcode scanning market is growing at a steady rate. An increasing number of retail outlets in developing countries, such as China, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea, are contributing to the high demand for barcode scanning equipment in APAC.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global barcode scanner market to grow at a CAGR of 4.32% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global barcode scanner market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the sale of the barcode to a host of end-user sectors, including the industrial sector (manufacturing).

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Barcode Scanner Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

key vendors
  • Honeywell International
  • Zebra Technologies
  • Datalogic
Other prominent vendors
  • Aceeca
  • Bluebird
  • CIPHERLAB
  • DENSO
  • EUROTECH
  • Generalscan
  • Handheld Group
  • Juniper Systems
  • NCR
  • Opticon
  • RIOTEC
  • Shenzhen Unique Electronic International (SUEI)
  • TouchStar Technologies
  • ZEBEX Industries
Market driver
  • Rising demand from industrial sector.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Rise in scanning discrepancies and the availability of alternatives in market.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increased use of data from barcode scanners with big data to improve decision making.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Industry overview
    • Table Segmentation of global automatic data capture market
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global barcode scanner market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global barcode scanner market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global barcode scanner market 2016-2021 (millions of units)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Technology overview
    • Table Types of industrial barcode scanners
    • 2D imager
    • Linear imager
    • Laser scanner
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Types of barcode scanners
      • Table Global barcode scanner market by type 2016-2021 (% share by revenue)
      • Table Revenue trend-line of the types of barcode scanners 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Types of barcodes in terms of shipments 2016-2020 (% share)
      • Table Shipment trend-line of the types of barcode scanners 2016-2021 (million units)
    • Global non-rugged barcode scanner market
      • Table Global non-rugged barcode scanner market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global non-rugged barcode scanner market 2016-2021 (millions of units)
    • Global rugged barcode scanner market
      • Table Global rugged barcode scanner market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global rugged barcode scanner market 2016-2021 (millions of units)
  • Market segmentation by products
    • Products with barcode scanners
      • Table Global barcode scanner market by products 2016-2021 (% share)
      • Table Revenue trend-line of the types of barcode scanners 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Mobile computers
      • Table Global barcode scanner market by mobile computer 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Handheld barcode scanners
      • Table Global barcode scanner market by handheld barcode scanner 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Self-checkout barcode scanners
      • Table Global barcode scanner market by self -checkout barcode scanner 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • POS retail barcode scanners
      • Table Global barcode scanner market by POS retail barcode scanner 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global barcode scanner market by geography
      • Table Global barcode scanner market by geography 2016-2021 (%)
      • Table Revenue trend-line for geographies 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Americas
      • Table Barcode scanner market in the Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Barcode scanner market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table Barcode scanner market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Increasing adoption of 2D barcodes
      • Table 1D barcode versus 2D barcode
    • Need for accurate data computation
    • Growing number of retail outlets
      • Table Global retail sales share of hypermarkets and superstores by region 2016 (%)
    • Rising demand from industrial sector
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • High capital investment market
    • Rise in scanning discrepancies and availability of alternatives in market
    • Highly competitive nature of market
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increased use of data from barcode scanners with big data to improve decision making
    • Growing demand for rugged devices
    • Rising R&D investments
  • Buying criteria
    • Factors driving purchase of barcode scanner in end-user industries
      • Table Buying criteria for retail sector
      • Table Buying criteria for healthcare sector
      • Table Buying criteria for hospitality and entertainment sector
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Major factors of competition
    • Key vendors
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other vendors in global barcode scanner market
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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