UAV LiDAR Market Research Report โ€“ Forecast to 2027

UAV LiDAR Market: Information by Application (Commercial, Military), Component (Laser Scanners, Navigation & Positioning System), Type (Rotary-Wing, Fixed-Wing), & Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America)โ€”Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/A&D/4795-HCR | November 2022 | Region: Global | 137 Pages         

UAV LiDAR Market

UAV LiDAR Market Size is expected to reach USD 132 Million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 24.1% during 2020-2030.

Segmentation

By Application Commercial Military
By Component Laser Scanners Navigation Positioning System
By Type Rotary-Wing Fixed-Wing

Key Players

  • Yellowscan (France)
  • Velodyne LiDAR Inc (US)
  • Sick AG (Germany)
  • Trimble Inc (US)
  • Riegl Laser Measurement Systems GmbH (Austria)
  • Optech Inc (US)
  • Leica Geosystems AG (Switzerland)
  • Faro Technology (US)
  • Phoenix LiDAR Systems (US)
  • DJI (China)
  • 3DR (US)

Drivers

  • Drivers impact Analysis
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UAV LiDAR Market Overview


UAV LiDAR Market is likely to attain a good global market revenue and hence, train a global CAGR of 35% during the ongoing forecast period of 2021-2028. During the historic forecast period that had ended in 2019, the global market was valued at around USD 12.8 billion. For the ongoing forecast period that will be ending in 2028, the market is likely to attain a global market sum worth USD 2.4 billion.


Key factors fueling the growth of the UAV LiDAR market revenue include the prominence of market trends like the easing degree of rules and regulations that are related to the elaborated use of market products and services like commercial drones in different applications and growing demand for LiDAR drones for high-end use in purposes like corridor mapping and precision agriculture applications is likely to help the market sail through with flying colors.


 


COVID Analysis


The global UAV LiDAR market has been one of the prominent markets that were soaring high on growth and demand during the historic forecast period that had ended in 2019. However, the sudden spread and the outbreak of the pandemic has created a major ruckus for the manufacturing and production units, as a part of the market that is trying to function after the spread in 2020. The market has been witnessing backlash due to the norms that have been created to stop the spread of the pandemic and hence, attain normalcy by the end of upcoming years.


The UAV LiDAR market is home to prominent players that are arranging funds and investment for the enhancement of product portfolios and rise in technology that will help the market cover the losses and begin its initial steps on the path of growth during the forecast period that will be ending in 2028.


Global UAV LiDAR Market, by Segmentation


 Market Dynamics


Drivers


The LiDAR sensors, as a part of the market on the UAVs, can capture images, that are previously accomplished by using a crew and heavy LiDAR sensors on aircraft. A LiDAR sensor that has mounted on a UAV, along with the sophisticated software, can upload the LiDAR images to the cloud. Therefore, effective decisions can be made through the stakeholders and relevant parties in a short period.


Restraints


One of the major factors restraining the growth of the UAV LiDAR Market is the absence of skilled UAV operators. Unlike conventional aircraft pilots, the UAV personnel has to ensure a better degree of reliability of the entire system, inclusive of the vehicle, ground station, and others like communication equipment.  UAV systems are known to rely on computer technology, followed by autopilot, and radio transmission to a greater extent than conventional airplanes. For this reason, a greater degree of expertise and reliable knowledge is required for conducting the operations to control LiDAR UAVs. this is especially being noticed because the accident rate of UAVs is higher than the manned aircraft. Thus, the scarcity that is propelling for the trained UAV operators is emerging as a serious restraint for the growth of the UAV LiDAR market amid the ongoing forecast period. This issue is likely to be resolved by designing better systems to control UAVs and training the UAV operators.


 


Technology Analysis


The North American market is witnessing the emergence of an excellent degree of technology in the research and development departments that will help in the expansion of the UAV LiDAR market revenue during the ongoing forecast period that will be ending in 2028. The increasing and widespread use of UAVs in an array of market applications, like agriculture and forestry, followed by others like aerospace and defense, and natural resources management, is expected to propel the market growth during the ongoing forecast period. However, there are high costs associated with UAV LiDAR that need to be reduced for the expansion in the customer base when the market aims for expansion and growth after the outbreak of the pandemic.


Market Segmentation


The UAV LiDAR market has been bifurcated worldwide based on the application, component, type, and region.


Based on the Application


The market has been divided all across the globe based on the application into commercial applications and military applications.


Based on the Component


The market has been divided all across the globe based on the component into navigation and positioning systems, laser scanners, and many others. Owing to the presence of special features like displaying high-resolution images, the largest market share is held by the laser scanner segment.


Based on the Type


The market has been divided all across the globe based on the type into rotary-wing UAV LiDAR and fixed-wing UAV LiDAR. The largest market share in the global market is held by the rotary-wing UAV LiDAR segment as these are less expensive and small in size.


Based on the Region


The market has been bifurcated all across the globe based on the region into the North American region, Asia-Pacific region, European region, Latin American region, and the Middle East and African region.


Regional Analysis


The UAV LiDAR market has been divided all across the region into the North American region, Asia-Pacific region, European region, Latin American region, and the Middle East and African region. Being the fastest-emerging region, the largest market share in the global market is held by the Asia-Pacific region owing to the presence of highly populous countries like China, India along with Japan, South Korea, and many others that drive the market demand in this region. Moreover increasing commercial and residential growth is another factor that drives the market demand.


The second-largest market share in the global market is held by the North American region owing to the presence of countries like Mexico, Canada, and the US that have high urbanization rates and hence creates more demand in this region. The presence of various major key players is another factor that drives the market demand.


The third-largest market share in the global market is held by the European region owing to the presence of well-established technologically advanced infrastructure that requires more UAV LiDAR for its further enhancement and hence creates more growth opportunities in this region.


The Middle East and African region along with the Latin American region show the least market share due to the presence of low infrastructure in both these regions. Low per capita income is another factor that restrains the market growth in these regions.


Competitive Landscape


The most prominent major key players in the UAV LiDAR market all across the globe are mentioned below:



  • Yellowscan (France)

  • Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. (US)

  • Sick AG (Germany)

  • Trimble Inc. (US)

  • Riegl Laser Measurement Systems GmbH (Austria)

  • Optech Inc. (US)

  • Leica Geosystems AG (Switzerland)

  • Faro Technology (US)

  • Phoenix LiDAR Systems (US)

  • DJI (China)

  • 3DR (US)


These major key players adopt various strategies to endure their market position in the UAV LiDAR market in the global market by going for mergers, and acquisitions, by collaborating, establishing a partnership, setting up a new joint venture, developing a new product line, innovation in the existing product, developing a unique production process, and many others to expand their customer base in the untapped market of the UAV LiDAR market in the global market premises during the period.


Recent Developments



  • In August 2018, a new range of high-precision ranging sensors and light detection like MRS1000 and LMS1000 has been launched by Sick AG launched. This will help the company to raise the standards of its products.

  • In February 2019, for helping and exploring underground inspect mine shafts and maps a Hovermap has been launched by an Australian startup. These help in creating 3D models and images.

  • Riegl Laser Measurement Systems GmbH (Austria) is spending a considerable sum of money on research and development to get an upper edge over its competitors.


Report Overview


This global UAV LiDAR market research report includes the following components mentioned below:



  • Market Overview

  • COVID 19 Analysis

  • Market Dynamics

  • Technical Analysis

  • Market Segmentation

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competitive Landscape

  • Recent Developments


This global market research report contains characteristics that drive the growth of the UAV LiDAR market in the global market and the factors that restrict its growth in the global market. The technical analysis worldwide during the forecasted period is mentioned. The impact of the COVID 19 on the UAV LiDAR market in the global market is mentioned. The future growth rate in the UAV LiDAR market during the review period is estimated and mentioned.



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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The UAV LiDAR market is anticipated to grow at a higher CAGR of 35% in the global market during the forecasted period.

The most prominent major vital players are Phoenix LiDAR Systems (US), Leica Geosystems AG (Switzerland), Sick AG (Germany), Faro Technology (US), and many others.

The largest market share in the UAV LiDAR market all across the globe is held by the Asia-pacific region followed by the North American region and European region respectively.