Automated Optical Inspection System Market Research Report – Forecast to 2027

Automated Optical Inspection System Market Research Report: By Component (Software, System), by Technology (Inline AOI, Offline AOI), by Type (2D AOI Systems, 3D AOI Systems), by Application (Automotive, Aerospace & Defense) – Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/4521-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

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Automated Optical Inspection System Market Overview


Market Scenario


Automated Optical Inspection System Market Size is expected to reach USD 1,188 million by 2023 registering a CAGR of 17% during the forecast period. This technology is a crucial part of the production line. It is a system that can inspect electronic parts and assemblies. It helps to certify that the product manufactured does not have faults. Only high-quality electronic parts will pass the inspection system. It is an integral part of the quality control segment of the manufacturing industry. Real-time inspection is now possible for the manufacturing units through the automated optical inspection system.


 The system offers plenty of benefits to the industry. There is an increase in volumes and more development of any manufacturing unit with the help of this technology. The features of the inspection system are pattern matching, statistical matching and template matching. The system assists to find any missing parts or damaged parts in the electronic devices. The inspection of this system is considered reliable. The printed circuit boards in many electronic products have an accurate inspection from the system. The growth of industries will positively affect the Automated Optical Inspection System Market. Also, the value of the automated optical inspection system market will reach an impressive amount in the forecast period. 


Covid Analysis 


Plenty of markets are facing challenges due to the outbreak of covid 19. The Automated Optical Inspection System Market is facing a decline in demand in this period. The supply of the hardware is restricted during the pandemic. Due to lockdowns, the supply chain is disrupted. The deployment of new technologies in industries is reducing. Especially, the year 2017 has caused plenty of revenue losses and less demand for the automated optical inspection system market. 


The global economic crisis adds more losses to the market. The work from home activities and fewer industrial activities is causing this declining trend. The operation issues of the market are expected to be temporary. Also, less production rate of the market will not continue in upcoming years. The demand will significantly increase for the automated optical inspection system market in the forecast period. 


Market dynamics 



  • Crucial market drivers 


The massive demand for consumer electronics is the crucial driver of the automated optical inspection system market. The strong consumer base for computers, phones, keyboards, cameras and microphones is surging the demand. Consumer electronics offer convenience for the users. These technologies enhance the lifestyle of individuals. Due to the inclination of buyers to purchase innovative electronics need for more inspection is rising. The increasing disposable income of customers is also boosting the automated optical inspection system market demand. Due to this, the number of customers purchasing these technologies has increased. 


It leads to more operation of the automated optical inspection system. Further, the optical inspection system is highly beneficial for any manufacturing firm. With the use of these systems, the labour costs and efficiency in industries is rising. Quality control staff may require payment and subsidies from the company. However, with the use of automated optical inspection systems, the expenditure of industries reduces. Further, the efficiency is high as the system can inspect many numbers of products within a time. The many benefits of the optical inspection system are escalating the overall demand. 



  • The market growth opportunities 


The emergence of smart technology is creating exceptional growth opportunities for the automated optical inspection system market. Today, the demand for a smart watch, smart TV, Smartphone, the laptop is tremendous. The adoption of these technologies is widespread in plenty of regions. Further, the integration of IoT is proving beneficial to the consumer electronics market. The manufacturing of these IoT based and smart devices require high-end inspection. Advanced inspection is required to offer the best quality products to the customers.


Due to this requirement, many industries will adopt the automated optical inspection system. Most of these devices come with PCB. It is suitable for inspection by an optical system. The automated optical inspection system will be considered a reliable source to certify and check smart consumer electronics. The development in the consumer electronic market will bring favourable opportunities in the automated optical inspection system market. These market opportunities will lead to more revenue rates for the market. Also, the massive expansion will happen during the 2023 forecast period. 



  • The market restraints 


The possibilities of a false call rate are a restraining factor of the automated optical inspection system market. The AOI is an image-based system that can cause false rate issues for the market. To inspect any electronic parts or products the AOI system is fed with certain algorithms. Also, the system is uploaded with images of the defective product. It helps the machine to distinguish between the good and poorly built electronic parts or products.


 In case, the machine is uploaded with false images, then the whole inspection process can go wrong. In such instances, the inspection is repeated by human intervention. These technical difficulties can consume the time of the industry. Due to this, the productivity of the market is decreased. All these factors can restraint the demand and adoption of the automated optical inspection system. 



  • The market challenges 


The need for complex hardware and its high price is a significant challenge in the automated optical inspection system market. The advancements in the automatic optical inspection system are high during this period. The miniaturization of electronic parts and complex PCB leads to more development in the AOI market.


The hardware of the AOI is more complex and costly. Today, many AOI systems include high-end cameras and high defection to capture accurate images of electronic components. These developments in the system come with high costs. Due to the cost and high hardware requirements, many end-users hesitate to adopt the technology. These factors can cause a decline in the overall automated optical inspection system market. 



  • Cumulative growth analysis 


The Automated Optical Inspection System Market Trends remain positive in the forecast. Several factors contribute to market growth. The crucial drivers such as high demand from the consumer electronics industry are advantageous to the overall market. Beneficial features of the system render more demand in the forecast period. 


However, more possibility of the false call can hamper the demand for the automated optical inspection system market. Also, the high cost of the technology is restricting the expansion of the market. Fortunately, the growth of smart devices will have a positive impact on the AOI market. These factors keep the growth rate of the AOI market steady in 2023.



  • Value chain analysis 


Asia pacific is the crucial regional player of the AOI market. It is a region responsible for high Automated Optical Inspection System Market Share. The countries such as China, Japan and India are the largest producers of PCB.


Through the AOI the inspection is faster and better for the industries. Also, for innovative products and electronics, the AO is highly suitable. The less labour cost of using AOI is advantageous for the market scenario in Asia pacific. It is a region that will mark the highest predictability in the forecast period.


Segment overview 


By application 



  • Assembly phase 

  • Fabrication phase 


Elements of AOI 



  • Defect detection process 

  • Camera system 

  • Sensor system 

  • Lightening system 

  • Software 

  • Computer system 


By type 



  • The 3D automated optical inspection system 

  • The 2D automated-optical inspection system 


By technology 



  • The online automated-optical inspection system

  • The offline automated-optical inspection system


By end-user 



  • Energy and power 

  • Consumer electronics 

  • Automotive 

  • Defence 

  • Medical 

  • Industrial electronics 


By region 



  • Asia pacific 

  • Europe 

  • North America 

  • South America 

  • Latin America 


Regional Analysis 


The key regional players of the automated optical inspection market are Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Asia Pacific region has the highest demand for consumer electronic products. It creates more requirements for the AOI system. The efficiency, fewer labour costs and better inspections are benefits experienced through AOI systems.


Further, North America is the next large region with high demand. The presence of key players creates more development in the AOI market. Also, efficiency and productivity is more in industries through technology. North America is a region with high investment for the AOI systems. Also, Europe is witnessing moderate growth in the market. The expansion rate of the market is high in emerging markets such as the Middle East and Latin America. These regional players will favourable changes in the overall market. 


The key players of the automated optical inspection system market are 



  1. Goepel Electronics (Germany)

  2. Koh Young (South Korea)

  3. Cyberoptics (US)

  4. Omron (Japan)

  5. KLA (US)

  6. Camtek (Israel)

  7. Nordson (US)

  8. Saki Corporation (Japan)


Recent developments 



  1. The key players of the market are developing handling solutions to inspect heavy objects. The new 3D AOI will come with handling solutions that can even inspect heavy components. 

  2. The key players in the Asia Pacific are developing AOI systems. These systems can now inspect taller components. 


Report overview



  1. Market overview highlights 

  2. Analysis based upon COVID 19

  3. Explanation upon the Market Dynamics

  4. Value chain analysis

  5. Market segmentation overview

  6. The regional analysis

  7. Competitive landscape analysis

  8. Recent Developments



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 1.188 Million (2027)
  CAGR   8.30% (2021-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Component, by Technology, by Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Camtek Ltd. (Israel), Nordson Corporation (U.S.), Orbotech Ltd. (Israel), Saki Corporation (Japan), CyberOptics Corporation (U.S.), Daiichi Jitsugyo Co., Ltd. (Japan), Test Research Inc. (Taiwan), Viscom AG (Germany), AOI Systems (U.K), Goepel Electronic GmbH (Germany), Machine Vision Products (U.S.), Mirtec Corporation (U.S.), and Vi Technology (France)
  Key Market Opportunities   Advancements in the internet of things and industry 4.0 are further expected to pose as an opportunity for the growth of automated optical inspection system market.
  Key Market Drivers   Increasing preference for high quality printed circuit boards used in the devices for the default free applications is one major factor driving the growth of automated optical inspection system market.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global automated optical inspection system market is projected to grow at approximately 11% CAGR during the assessment period (2021 -2027).

The valuation of the global automated optical inspection system market is estimated to increase to USD 46.85 BN by the end of 2027.

Increasing preference for high quality printed circuit boards used in the devices for the default free applications and benefits that AOI systems offer, such as reduction in manpower and labor costs and increased throughput per machine are tailwinds pushing the growth of the global automated optical inspection system market.

Nordson Corporation (U.S.), Camtek Ltd. (Israel), Orbotech Ltd. (Israel), CyberOptics Corporation (U.S.), Saki Corporation (Japan), Daiichi Jitsugyo Co., Ltd. (Japan), Viscom AG (Germany), Test Research Inc. (Taiwan), AOI Systems (U.K), Machine Vision Products (U.S.), Goepel Electronic GmbH (Germany), Mirtec Corporation (U.S.), and Vi Technology (France), are some of the top players operating in the global automated optical inspection system market.

The Asia Pacific region is expected to hold the highest market share in the global automated optical inspection system market.