About Mobile Robotics
Mobile robots are automated machines designed for independent locomotion in all types of terrains and environments. These robots are mainly used to conduct surveillance, inspection, logistics, and data collection. These machines have become one of the fastest growing segments within the robotics industry, and are attracting increasing investments. In recent times, the use of mobile robots has increased manifold in commerce and industry. Mobile robots are classified based on the environment in which they operate. Such robots include UGV, UAV, and UMV.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global mobile robotics market to grow at a CAGR of 12.21% during the period 2016-2020.
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The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global mobile robotics market for 2016-2020.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Mobile Robotics Market 2016-2020
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Mobile Robotics Market: Boeing, Israel Aerospace Industries, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Oceaneering, Omron Adept Technologies, and SAAB.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: AeroVironment, Atlas Eleckronik, Bae Systems, Bluefin Robotic, Cobham, DOK-ING, Fugro, GeckoSystems, General Dynamics, Kongsberg Maritime, Parrot, QinetiQ, and Teledyne Technologies.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Increase in online shopping has initiated the need for improving product delivery system. This has prompted online retail and e-commerce companies to look out for newer and innovate ways of product delivery. Companies have started investing in UAVs for delivering products to customers. Amazon and Walmart have authorized license from FAA to test UAV/drone delivery system. At present, both the companies are testing the feasibility of drone delivery system for commercial purpose. Other major retailers and e-commerce companies are also expected to follow this trend.”
According to the report, global manufacturers are embracing Industry 4.0 to attain operational excellence and profitability. The vision of this movement is to replace human labor with robots to improve the productivity and efficiency of the factory. Industry 4.0 encourages the use of digital technology, complete factory automation, and use of mobile robotics to create smart factories.
Further, the report states that the legal compliance and ethical and political implications in the use and development of UAVs with respect to the airspace of individual countries hinder market growth.
Boeing, Israel Aerospace Industries, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Oceaneering, Omron Adept Technologies, SAAB, AeroVironment, Atlas Eleckronik, Bae Systems, Bluefin Robotic, Cobham, DOK-ING, Fugro, GeckoSystems, General Dynamics, Kongsberg Maritime, Parrot, QinetiQ, Teledyne Technologies.
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