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Webcam Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Webcam Market Research Report, By Product (USB, Wireless) Technology (Analog, Digital) Distribution Channel (Brick & Mortar and e- Commerce), End-User (Security & Surveillance, Entertainment, Videoconference, Live Events, Visual Marketing and others) Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Central and South America) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/6572-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 111 pages

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Webcam Market Synopsis


The global webcam market is expected to grow from USD 6.25 billion in 2018 to USD 11.26 billion by 2024, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.3% during the forecast period. Webcams are now evolving from a computer accessory to security devices. The growing security concerns and awareness about security devices have paved the way for the growth of webcams market. Webcam installation is quickly gaining pace in the developing countries, with the growth of smart city projects. One of the main aspects of smart cities is security. Government is installing webcams in roads, kiosks, shopping complexes, and residential areas. The webcams market is expected to witness high growth due to increasing demand from both government agencies and individual consumers. Furthermore, increasing connectivity and higher adoption of internet services is leading to the growth of the webcam market. Smart homes have webcams with an IP address which lets the owner of the house monitor it easily.


Furthermore, these webcams are inexpensive as compared to video cameras; they also allow live face-to-face communication. Some webcams have sensors which can monitor movement and night vision. In the corporate, webcams are used for video conferencing which makes it possible to communicate with people working from remote places. Webcams are extensively used in educational institutes for live classes and also help in recording online tutorials.


A webcam is a video camera which captures or streams image in real time. These images can be shared over a PC. The webcams are equipped with high-resolution lenses and semiconductor chips which capture detailed images and record videos. However, webcams now come with an IP address, which can be connected to an Ethernet or Wi-Fi and used for monitoring smart homes.


Webcam Market Segmentation


The webcam market has been segmented on the basis of product, technology, distribution channel, end-user, and region.


On the basis of product, the market has been segmented into USB and wireless. By technology, the market has been segmented into analog and digital. Based on distribution channel, the market has been segmented into brick & mortar and e-commerce. By end-user, the market has been segmented into security & surveillance, entertainment, videoconference, live events, visual marketing, and others.


By region, the webcam market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, Central and South America.


Key Players


The key players in the Webcam Market are Canon, Inc. (Japan), Cisco Systems, Inc. (US), D-Link Systems, Inc. (Taiwan), Koninklijke Philips N.V.(Netherlands), Lenovo (Hong Kong), Logitech (Switzerland), Microsoft (US); Razer Inc. (US) Sony Corporation (Japan); and Xiaomi (China).


Other prominent players studied for the webcam market are Creative Labs (Singapore), AUSDOM (China), Intel (US), Quantum Corporation (US), among others.


Competitive Analysis


Currently, the webcam industry is dominated by large players such as Canon, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., D-Link Systems, Inc., Koninklijke Philips N.V. among others. Furthermore, OEMs are focusing on strategic partnerships and agreements to upgrade to the latest technologies and expand their geographical footprint. Big players are focusing on upgrading webcam technologies in order to gain a competitive edge over other industry players. However, other players are also adopting competitive strategies such as innovation, new product development, and market expansion to enhance their growth in the market.


Regional Analysis


The global webcam market is estimated to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period from 2019 to 2024. The geographical analysis of the webcam market is done for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Central and South America.


North America followed by Europe has accounted for the largest market share in the webcam market, owing to the increased need for security and rapid developments under smart city initiatives. Web cameras are being installed in North America for recording security and surveillance, events, online education, and visual marketing. Asia-Pacific is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period because of the government-led installations of webcams. China is expected to be the largest revenue generating country in the region. Presence of several local vendors which provide cost-effective webcams is fueling the demand for webcams in this region. Moreover, the Middle East and Africa, and Central and South America are expected to show significant growth in the coming future.


Intended Audience



  • Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)

  • Technology standards organizations

  • Investors and consultants

  • System Integrators

  • Government Organizations

  • Research/Consultancy firms

  • Technology solution providers

  • IT Solution Providers



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 11.26 Billion
  CAGR   10.3%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Product, Technology, Distribution Channel, End-User
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors

  • Canon, Inc. (Japan), Cisco Systems, Inc. (US), D-Link Systems, Inc. (Taiwan), Koninklijke Philips N.V.(Netherlands), Lenovo (Hong Kong), Logitech (Switzerland), Microsoft (US); Razer Inc. (US) Sony Corporation (Japan); and Xiaomi (China)
  • Creative Labs (Singapore), AUSDOM (China), Intel (US), Quantum Corporation (US)
  •   Key Market Opportunities   Increasing demand from both government agencies and individual consumers.
      Key Market Drivers

  • The growing security concerns and awareness about security devices.
  • Increasing connectivity and higher adoption of internet services.
  • Increased need for security and rapid developments under smart city initiatives.


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The market will be gaining a valuation of USD 11.26 billion by 2024.

    The growing security concerns and awareness about security devices have paved the way for the growth of webcams market for the future.

    Product, technology, distribution channel, end-user are the segments involved in the study of the market.

    North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, Central and South America are the important regions that have been considered for creating better study of the market.

    Creative Labs (Singapore), AUSDOM (China), Intel (US), Quantum Corporation (US) have been the top influencers of the market who are investing to make the market’s position strong than the past years.