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Global Rugged Device Market 2016-2020

Global Rugged Device Market 2016-2020

About Rugged Device

Rugged devices were first used by the military. Therefore, in 1962, the US Department of Defense published its military standard for rugged devices — MIL-STD-810 — regarding environmental effects on equipment. The commercial and industrial segments also started to incorporate rugged devices with the increasing benefits of using them. Therefore, the ruggedness levels have been broken down into three segments: semi-rugged, fully rugged, and ultra-rugged. The military mostly uses the ultra-rugged devices.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global rugged device market to grow at a CAGR of 4.91% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global rugged device market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the total unit shipments of ultra-rugged, fully rugged, and semi-rugged versions of notebooks, tablets, handhelds, and scanners in all the four quarters of 2015.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Rugged Device Market 2016-2020, 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
  • Amrel
  • Getac
  • Honeywell Scanning & Mobility
  • Panasonic
  • Zebra
Other prominent vendors
  • CipherLab
  • Datalogic
  • DRS Technologies
  • DT Research
  • Handheld Group
  • MobileDemand
  • Xplore Technologies
Market driver
  • Surging demand for semi-rugged devices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Increasing level of ruggedness in commercial devices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growing preference for big-screen rugged tablets and handheld devices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Rugged Device Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global rugged device market: Amrel, Getac, Honeywell Scanning & Mobility, Panasonic, and Zebra.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: CipherLab, Datalogic, DRS Technologies, DT Research, Handheld, MobileDemand, and Xplore Technologies.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is growing preference for big-screen rugged tablets and handheld devices. With high integration of rugged technology and electronic computing devices in the field of manufacturing, healthcare, and logistics, the demand for rugged devices with larger screens and displays is increasing as they offer better and more efficient user interface.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is surging demand for semi-rugged devices. The surging demand for thinner and lighter rugged devices has increased the preference for semi-rugged devices among the end-users. Along with the cost of consumer-grade devices, the cost of integrating semi-ruggedness with commercial electronic devices is also low, compared to fully and ultra-rugged counterparts.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is increasing level of ruggedness in commercial devices. The use of rugged electronic devices in harsh environments was mainly intended to reduce the cost of ownership with respect to repairs or replacement. Consumer-grade devices that are matching up to the ruggedness levels of rugged devices are affecting the global rugged device market greatly.



Companies Mentioned

Amrel, Getac, Honeywell Scanning & Mobility, Panasonic, Zebra, CipherLab, Datalogic, DRS Technologies, DT Research, Handheld, MobileDemand, Xplore Technologies.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Definitions
    • Base year and forecast period
    • Vendor segmentation
    • Market segmentation
      • Table Market segmentation of global rugged devices
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Global rugged device market value chain
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
    • Total cost of ownership
      • Table Global rugged handheld device TCO ($)
    • Technological overview
      • Table Level of Ingress protection from solid objects
      • Table Level of Ingress protection from liquid substances
      • Table Different military standards for rugged devices
      • Table List of tests carried out on rugged devices
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global rugged device market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table ASP of rugged devices 2015-2020 ($)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by technology
    • Table Global rugged device market by technology 2015-2020 (% share)
    • Table Revenue share of rugged devices and end-users 2015
    • Table Global rugged device market by fully rugged segment 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Table Global rugged device market by semi-rugged segment 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Table Global rugged device market by ultra-rugged segment 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by OS
    • Market overview
      • Table Global rugged device market by OS 2015-2020 (% share)
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Table Global rugged device market by product 2015-2020 (% revenue share)
    • Table Global rugged device market by product 2015-2020 (% unit share)
    • Table Global rugged device market by handheld 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Table Global rugged device market by handheld 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Table Global rugged device market by scanner 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Table Global rugged device market by scanner 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Table Global rugged device market by notebook 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Table Global rugged device market by notebook 2015-2020 (millions of units)
    • Table Global rugged device market by tablet 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Table Global rugged device market by tablet 2015-2020 (millions of units)
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Table Applications of rugged devices
    • Table Global rugged device market by end-user segment 2015 and 2020 (% share)
    • Table Revenue share of end-users by product category 2015 (%)
    • Table Revenue contribution of end-users under product ruggedness category 2015 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global rugged device market by geography 2015-2020
      • Table Global rugged device market by geography 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Rugged device market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Rugged device market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Rugged device market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Surging demand for semi-rugged devices
    • Growing adoption of rugged electronic devices in harsh environments
    • Increasing need for data and analytical computing in industrial and commercial sectors
    • Evolving business requirements
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Increasing level of ruggedness in commercial devices
    • Dropping price of commercial consumer-grade devices
    • High cost of rugged devices
    • Decline in military and government spending
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Growing preference for big-screen rugged tablets and handheld devices
    • Rising popularity of Android OS in rugged devices
    • High growth potential in emerging economies
    • Increasing connectivity and network coverage in extreme environments
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table List of other prominent vendors in global rugged device market
  • Major vendors
    • Amrel
    • Getac
    • Honeywell Scanning & Mobility
    • Panasonic
    • Zebra
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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