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Mobile Controlled Robots Market Research Report Information By Component (Hardware and Software), By Environment (Aerial, Ground and Marine), By End-User (Healthcare, Warehousing & Logistics, Transportation and Defense), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/SEM/2825-HCR | 100 Pages | Author: Shubham Munde| May 2024

Global Mobile Controlled Robots Market Overview:

Mobile Controlled Robots Market Size was valued at USD 4.02 Billion in 2023. The mobile controlled robots market industry is projected to grow from USD 4.623 Billion in 2024 to USD 12.31 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.03% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). The market for mobile controlled robots has grown significantly in recent years due to several key market drivers, including technological improvements and the rising desire for automation across various industries. Mobile controlled robots have a wide range of uses in industries like manufacturing, healthcare, logistics, and defense. They are made to be remotely controlled. These robots' sensors, cameras, and communication modules allow for remote real-time contact and control.

Mobile Controlled Robots Market Overview

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Mobile Controlled Robots Market Trends

  • Growing Use of Mobile Controlled Robots in the Healthcare, Defense, and Military Sectors is Driving the Market Growth

The use of robots in the healthcare system will increase as the global population ages and as there is a rising lack of healthcare workers. As a result, robots have captured the attention of healthcare professionals due to their potential to lower healthcare costs, increase the accuracy of repetitive work, delegate menial tasks away from human staff, and enable improved forms of therapy and rehabilitation, among other potential uses. Additionally, mobile controlled robots are used extensively in defense-related applications. These robots are used for various tasks, such as hauling heavy equipment, operating in difficult conditions to keep soldiers at a safe distance, and rescuing wounded soldiers in battle zones. Mobile controlled robots are a crucial component of military operations today because they protect troops and give them an edge in various combat situations. The market CAGR is anticipated to develop faster in the coming years as the military continues experimenting and succeeding with various types of mobile controlled robots.

Increased industrial production networking necessitates the development of more intelligent logistics technology. Due to the increasing modernization of the equipment used and how it is operated, Industry 4.0 is becoming more prevalent in logistics and warehousing. The emergence of industry 4.0 enables connectivity between the manufacturing of computers and their use in manufacturing. Additionally, it permits Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled autonomous production techniques. For instance, according to the PICK-PLACE web platform, by 2018, order fulfillment, storage, and delivery operations used robots technology in 45% of the 200 top worldwide trade organisations. Thus, driving the mobile controlled robots market revenue.

Mobile Controlled Robots Market Segment Insights:

Mobile Controlled Robots Component Insights

The Mobile Controlled Robots Market segmentation, based on component includes hardware and software. The software segment dominated the market. Robots operated remotely by a mobile device have software, which is a set of instructions. It assists the robot's controller move it and directs it to perform tasks. It performs various tasks, including directing the robot's movement and causing it to obey directions.

Mobile Controlled Robots Environment Insights

The Mobile Controlled Robots Market segmentation, based on environment, includes Aerial, Ground and Marine. The aerial category generated the most income. Drones, usually referred to as aerial robots, have made breakthroughs in recent years. Among other things, they are employed in aerial photography, delivery services, and surveillance. Businesses are investing in technologies to increase aerial robots' energy efficiency, payload capability, and flight stability. Furthermore, the marine category is anticipated to be the fastest growing category over the forecast period. Marine robots are used in the oil and gas, marine research, and underwater exploration sectors and are built to function underwater. These robots can conduct underwater inspections, pipeline monitoring, and marine life studies since they are outfitted with cutting-edge sensors and communication systems.

Figure 1: Mobile Controlled Robots Market, by Environment, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Mobile Controlled Robots Market, by Environment, 2022 & 2032

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Mobile Controlled Robots End-User Insights

The Mobile Controlled Robots Market segmentation, based on end-user includes Healthcare, Warehousing & Logistics, Transportation and Defense. The warehousing & logistics segment dominated the market because distribution centers and warehouses are seeing increased demand for industrial robotics. The healthcare category is expected to grow substantially in the forecast period. This is partly because these systems are successful in cramped areas like small rooms or hallways where other types of robots are not permitted.

Mobile Controlled Robots Regional Insights

By region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The North American mobile controlled robots market will dominate this market driven by well-known robotics businesses, a high level of automation across industries, and large investments in research and development. Canada and the United States of America are located in the region of North America. These two countries are very advanced and industrialized. These countries have advanced technological disciplines and businesses. In North America and Canada, there is also one of the biggest concentrations of wireless technology-using gadgets. These are a few factors that contribute to the North American region of the world having the highest market share of mobile-controlled robots.

Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.

Figure 2: Mobile Controlled Robots Market SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)

Mobile Controlled Robots Market SHARE BY REGION 2022

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Europe mobile controlled robots market accounts for the second-largest market share. The presence of numerous well-known industrial industries in this area is one of the key causes of this. These sophisticated manufacturing sectors rely largely on robots' mechanical labor to survive. Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom are the top three countries in Western Europe and the EU for using mobile-controlled robots. The fact that this region is home to numerous auto and vehicle manufacturers as well as numerous intelligent manufacturers, generally explains this. Further, the German mobile controlled robots market held the largest market share, and the UK mobile controlled robots market was the fastest growing market in the European region

The Asia-Pacific Mobile controlled robots Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032 due to the increased industrialization, technological developments, and rising investments in automation. In terms of population, the Asia-Pacific area is also home to two powerhouses. These two countries are China and India. A strong middle class is also developing in this world region due to increased prosperity. India and China both exhibit this, but India does it more so. These middle classes strongly desire consumer goods, particularly mobile gadgets. This is boosting the demand for mobile-controlled robots, which is growing. Moreover, China’s mobile controlled robots market held the largest market share, and the Indian mobile controlled robots market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mobile Controlled Robots Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the mobile controlled robots market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their global footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, mobile controlled robots industry must offer cost-effective items.

Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the global mobile controlled robots industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the mobile controlled robots industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to market. Major players in the mobile controlled robots market attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations include KUKA AG (Germany), Lockheed Martin (U.S.), Google, Inc. (U.S.), Bluefin Robotics Corporation (U.S.), Adept Technology, Inc. (U.S.), GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (U.S.), Northrop Grumman Corporation (U.S.), ECA Group (France) and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Japan).

For defense, commercial, and scientific customers across the world, Bluefin Robotics, now a division of General Dynamics Mission Systems, develops, produces, and operates autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and associated unmanned underwater technology. Various modular, free-flooded AUV systems are available in a wide variety. offering full-scale production, technology integration, platform training, and operations support as a vendor of the entire AUV lifecycle. AUV development and production are the sole focus of the depth, breadth, and resources available from no other provider. The commercial division of General Dynamics, General Dynamics Mission Systems, purchased Bluefin Robotics. The U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, federal civilian agencies, as well as foreign clients, are customers of General Dynamics Mission Systems, which also develops, produces, and distributes mission-critical C4ISR systems to them.

Aerospace and defense products are produced by Northrop Grumman Corp. Unmanned systems, aircraft, autonomous systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, command, computers, logistics, control, communications, and modernization services are all included in the company's product line. The aerospace, defense, electronics, and information systems industries can all benefit from the solutions provided by Northrop Grumman. It produces acoustic sensors for submarines and aircraft carriers, as well as systems for satellites, mission-critical computers, and wireless communication networks.

Key Companies in the mobile controlled robots market include

  • KUKA AG (Germany)

  • Lockheed Martin (U.S.)

  • Google, Inc. (U.S.)

  • Bluefin Robotics Corporation (U.S.)

  • Adept Technology, Inc. (U.S.)

  • GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (U.S.)

  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (U.S.)

  • ECA Group (France)

  • Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Japan)

Mobile Controlled Robots Industry Developments

February 2024, On Tuesday, February this year (2024), ArcBest announced the launching of autonomous forklifts and reach trucks, which can be operated remotely as well. Additionally, Vaux Smart Autonomy belongs among some other warehouse freight management technologies that are coming from the company. These robotic units are integrated with software enabling human operators to move them remotely. Also, autonomous or manual operations may be chosen using mode settings for these units. Furthermore, those units will carry sensors and cameras, allowing them to navigate through a floor inside a warehouse, loading or stacking a pallet and moving other materials. Furthermore, the units are monitored by a teleoperator control center when they act autonomously.

September 2023, last year in the month of September, OMRON unveiled its MD-650 autonomous mobile robot (AMR), an innovation that increases productivity at manufacturing sites. By adding this medium-payload (650 kg) mobile robot, OMRON has extended its autonomous robots’ line to cover different parts and material transport applications. For instance, their other models weigh between 60 kg and 1500 kg, whereas this one weigh 650 kg. The unique control technology of the machine makes it easier for it to be utilized on production floors, having an intermingling of people and machines where safe and smooth transportation is required. In fact, manufacturing sites have become increasingly important over the years because they are not only for enhancing productivity and quality but also for creating places with reduced repetitive work.

Jungheinrich, which is a global leader in designing and developing advanced materials handling technology, launched its latest mobile robot solution at the LogiMAT 2023 trade fair held in Stuttgart in July of the same year. It is a robot that can be easily inserted into any warehouse self-finding its own solutions and adapting to changing storage requirements, resulting in increased effectiveness and efficacy. Jungheinrich’s EAE 212a is like another level Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR). Its recently developed control system plus toolchain facilitates seamless integration with any extant warehouse environment while ensuring remarkable flexibility from initial planning stages to daily operations.

August 2022: The United States military now owns the first SBIRS missile warning satellite, which Lockheed Martin developed.

Mobile Controlled Robots Market Segmentation:

Mobile Controlled Robots Component Outlook

  • Hardware

  • Software

Mobile Controlled Robots Environment Outlook

  • Aerial

  • Ground

  • Marine

Mobile Controlled Robots End-User Outlook

  • Healthcare


  • Transportation

  • Defense

Mobile Controlled Robots Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2023 USD 4.02 Billion
Market Size 2024 USD 4.623 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 12.31 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 13.03% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Component, Environment, End-User, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled KUKA AG (Germany), Lockheed Martin (U.S.), Google, Inc. (U.S.), Bluefin Robotics Corporation (U.S.), Adept Technology, Inc. (U.S.), GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (U.S.), Northrop Grumman Corporation (U.S.), ECA Group (France) and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Key Market Opportunities Key players invest heavily in research and development to produce robots that are more efficient
Key Market Dynamics Wireless technologies are becoming more widely used around the world

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Mobile Controlled Robots Market size was valued at USD 4.623 Billion in 2023.

The global market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 13.03% during the forecast period, 2024-2032.

North America had the largest share in the global market

The key players in the market are KUKA AG (Germany), Lockheed Martin (U.S.), Google, Inc. (U.S.), Bluefin Robotics Corporation (U.S.), Adept Technology, Inc. (U.S.), GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (U.S.), Northrop Grumman Corporation (U.S.), ECA Group (France) and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Japan).

The aerial category dominated the market in 2022.

The warehousing & logistics category had the largest share in the global market.

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