Digital Map Market Research Report - Forecast to 2027

Global Digital Map Market Research Report: By Type (Services, Solutions), By Functionality (Scientific, GPS Navigation, Computerized), By Application (Indoor, Outdoor), By Technology (GIS, Digital Orthophotography, Aerial Photography, Others) and By Vertical (Automotive, Defense & Aerospace, Smartphones, Others) – Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/5137-HCR | October 2018 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Digital Map Market Snapshots:
Digital mapping has gone mainstream and has opened up a whole new range of possibilities in recent years. The global digital map market is on a positive growth trajectory and is projected to witness high growth in the future, asserts Market Research Future (MRFR) in a detailed research report. Digital maps provide the most accurate reflection of a location to the users by frequently updating data collected from the culmination of the satellite as well as street-level information. Also known as cartography, digital mapping has been gaining relevance in vehicle routing, tracking, territory planning, and other applications. Digital maps are used in an array of applications ranging from house-to-house delivery to management for real estate business.



The spiraling rise in the number of smartphones and high penetration rate of the internet across the globe has helped the global digital map market gain momentum. Consumer reliance on digital mapping applications such as Google Maps for locating places such as restaurants, ATMs, hospitals, and other places have increased significantly, boosting the growth of the global digital map market.


The automotive industry has been a frontrunner in the integration of digital maps into its existing technology. Digital maps have gained prominence in navigation and self-driving car technology which facilitate real-time mapping. Other areas of automotive applications include Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), fleet management, and logistics control system. Tracking of natural calamities, monitoring of other environmental emergencies and the calculation of the distance between places are among the desirable features of digital mapping which contribute to the growth of the digital map market.


Increase in the use of geospatial information in a plethora of applications such as emergency management, urban planning, business planning, logistics and other have also paved the way for market expansion.


Technological advancements in digital map technology in terms of components and mapping software are expected to propel the demand for digital maps. Furthermore, Growing application of digital maps across various industry verticals is expected to support the growth of the digital map market. On the contrary, high investment in data collection is likely to restrain the growth of the market.


Digital Map Market Players Covered:
Digital Map Products (US), TomTom (Netherlands), OpenStreetMap (UK), AutoNavi (China), and Digital Mapping Solutions (Australia), MapMan (UK), ARC Aerial Imaging Limited (UK), MapmyIndia (India), Microsoft (US), Living Map (UK), NavInfo (China), Mapbox (US), INRIX (US), MiTAC International Corporation(Taiwan), MapQuest (US), MapSherpa (Canada), Google (US), DigitalGlobe (US), Apple (US), Automotive Navigation Data (Netherlands), Esri (US), Nearmap (Australia), HERE (Netherlands), and ARC Aerial Imaging Limited (UK).


Report Overview:
This report on digital map delivers a thorough analysis of the factors shaping the global digital map market, with emphasis on consumer demand across key regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The report recognizes the latest developments, strategies embraced by key players and market shares of each player along with analyzing their core competencies. The global digital maps market has been studied by type, functionality, application, technology, and vertical. The report also elaborates on the significant factors (drivers, restraints, opportunities, trends) governing the growth of the market. Market attractiveness analysis of segments has also been included in the report.


Research Methodology:
An optimum mix of primary and secondary research methodologies have been utilized to provide a detailed analysis of the market. Both top-down and bottom-up approaches have been employed to provide reliable estimations of market size and value.


Digital Map Market Segmental Analysis:


By Type:



  • Services

  • Solutions


By Functionality:



  • Scientific

  • GPS navigation

  • Computerized


By Application:



  • Indoor

  • Outdoor


By Technology:



  • GIS

  • Digital Orthophotography

  • Aerial Photography

  • Others


By Vertical:



  • Automotive

  • Defense & Aerospace

  • Smartphones

  • Others


By Regions:



  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • Rest of the World



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: Significant Value
  CAGR   Substantial CAGR
  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 Type, By Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Digital Map Products (US), TomTom (Netherlands), OpenStreetMap (UK), AutoNavi (China), and Digital Mapping Solutions (Australia), MapMan (UK), ARC Aerial Imaging Limited (UK), MapmyIndia (India), Microsoft (US), Living Map (UK), NavInfo (China), Mapbox (US), INRIX (US), MiTAC International Corporation(Taiwan), MapQuest (US), MapSherpa (Canada), Google (US), DigitalGlobe (US), Apple (US), Automotive Navigation Data (Netherlands), Esri (US), Nearmap (Australia), HERE (Netherlands), and ARC Aerial Imaging Limited (UK).
  Key Market Opportunities   The report also elaborates on the significant factors (drivers, restraints, opportunities, trends) governing the growth of the market.
  Key Market Drivers   Tracking of natural calamities, monitoring of other environmental emergencies and the calculation of the distance between places are among the desirable features of digital mapping which contribute to the growth of the digital map market.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


The market can gain significant traction at a strong rate in the coming years.

The market is set to garner enormous revenues during the forecast timeline, on account of technological innovations and rising application of digital maps across numerous industries.

MapmyIndia (India), ARC Aerial Imaging Limited (UK), OpenStreetMap (UK), AutoNavi (China), NavInfo (China), Digital Map Products (US), ARC Aerial Imaging Limited (UK), Microsoft (US), Living Map (UK), Esri (US), TomTom (Netherlands),Nearmap (Australia), Digital Mapping Solutions (Australia), MapQuest (US), MiTAC International Corporation(Taiwan), MapMan (UK), Mapbox (US), INRIX (US), Apple (US), Automotive Navigation Data (Netherlands), MapSherpa (Canada), Google (US), HERE (Netherlands), DigitalGlobe (US), are the top players in the market.

High investments in data collection can slow down the growth rate of the market.

Outdoor and indoor are the top applications of digital maps.

Scientific, GPS navigation and computerized are the functionality-wise segments in the market.