1 INTRODUCTION 14
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 14
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 14
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 15
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 15
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.4 CURRENCY 16
1.5 LIMITATIONS 16
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 20
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 21
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primaries 21
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 22
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 24
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS 25
2.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 25

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 26

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 31
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET 31
4.2 NORTH AMERICA TO HOLD THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET 32
4.3 THE SERVICE ROBOTICS SEGMENT WISE MARKET SHARE 33
4.4 GLOBAL SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY APPLICATION (2015-2020) 34
4.5 GLOBAL SERVICE ROBOT MARKET, BY TYPE,2014 34
4.6 GLOBAL SERVICE ROBOT MARKET, BY COMPONENT(2014-2020) 35

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 36
5.1 INTRODUCTION 37
5.2 EVOLUTION 37
5.2.1 1970 TO 1980-EARLY STAGE 37
5.2.2 1980 TO 1990- BIRTH OF A SUB-INDUSTRY 38
5.2.3 1990 TO 2000- EVOLUTION AND GROWTH 38
5.2.4 POST 2000 TO PRESENT DAYS-SERVICE ROBOTICS CONTINUES TO EVOLVE 38
5.3 MARKET SEGMENTATION 38
5.3.1 MARKET, BY TYPE 38
5.3.2 MARKET, BY COMPONENT 39
5.3.3 MARKET, BY PRODUCT 39
5.3.4 MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 40
5.4 MARKET DYNAMICS 40
5.4.1 DRIVERS 42
5.4.1.1 Increase in the demand from domestic verticals 42
5.4.1.2 Increase in the demand from medical and healthcare sector 42
5.4.2 RESTRAINTS 42
5.4.2.1 High R&D investment and initial cost 42
5.4.2.2 Performance in untested environment and the lack of high-level interfacing 42
5.4.3 OPPORTUNITIES 43
5.4.3.1 Strong demand from developing economies 43
5.4.3.2 Growing demand for service robots from defense and military verticals 43
5.4.4 CHALLENGES 44
5.4.4.1 Safety of humans is the big technological challenge 44
5.4.4.2 Long time to market– from design phase to commercial availability 44

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 45
6.1 INTRODUCTION 45
6.2 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 45
6.3 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS 46
6.4 INDUSTRY TRENDS 48
6.5 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 49
6.5.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 50
6.5.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 51
6.5.3 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 52
6.5.4 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 53
6.5.5 DEGREE OF COMPETITION 54

7 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 55
7.1 INTRODUCTION 56
7.2 PERSONAL SERVICE ROBOTS 58
7.2.1 DOMESTIC ROBOTS 59
7.2.1.1 Vacuum cleaning 60
7.2.1.2 Lawn mowing 61
7.2.1.3 Pool cleaning 61
7.2.1.4 Window and gutter cleaning 62
7.2.2 ENTERTAINMENT 62
7.2.2.1 Smart toys 64
7.2.2.2 Robotic pets 65
7.2.3 EDUCATION & RESEARCH 65
7.2.4 ELDERLY AND HANDICAP ASSISTANCE 66
7.2.5 HOME SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE 66
7.3 PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ROBOTS 67
7.3.1 FIELD ROBOTS 69
7.3.1.1 Agriculture 70
7.3.1.2 Forestry 71
7.3.1.3 Milking robots 71
7.3.2 DEFENSE, RESCUE, & SECURITY 72
7.3.2.1 Demining 73
7.3.2.2 Fire and bomb fighting 74
7.3.3 MEDICAL 74
7.3.3.1 Diagnostic systems 76
7.3.3.2 Assistive robots 76
7.3.3.3 Rehabilitation systems 77
7.3.4 UNDERWATER 77
7.3.4.1 Autonomous underwater vehicles 80
7.3.4.2 Remotely operated underwater vehicles 80
7.3.4.3 Unmanned surface vehicles 81
7.3.5 UAV DRONES 81
7.3.5.1 Commercial 83
7.3.5.2 Military & defense 83
7.3.6 TELEPRESENCE 84
7.3.7 LOGISTICS 84
7.3.8 CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION 85
7.3.9 OTHERS 86

8 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY TYPE 87
8.1 INTRODUCTION 88
8.1.1 GROUND 89
8.1.2 AERIAL 89
8.1.3 UNDERWATER 90

9 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY COMPONENT 91
9.1 INTRODUCTION 92
9.2 HARDWARE 93
9.2.1 SENSORS 93
9.2.2 ACTUATORS 94
9.2.3 POWER SOURCE 94
9.2.4 CONTROL SYSTEM 94
9.2.5 OTHERS 94
9.3 SOFTWARE 94

10 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 95
10.1 INTRODUCTION 96
10.2 NORTH AMERICA 97
10.2.1 U.S. 98
10.2.2 CANADA 98
10.2.3 MEXICO 98
10.3 EUROPE 99
10.3.1 U.K. 100
10.3.2 FRANCE 100
10.3.3 GERMANY 100
10.4 ASIA-PACIFIC (APAC) 101
10.4.1 SOUTH KOREA 103
10.4.2 JAPAN 103
10.4.3 INDIA 104
10.4.4 CHINA 104
10.5 REST OF THE WORLD (ROW) 104

11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 106
11.1 OVERVIEW 106
11.2 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS: SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, 2014 107
11.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS 108
11.4 PRODUCT LAUNCH 109
11.5 AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, COLLABORATIONS, AND CONTRACTS 110
11.6 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 111
11.7 EXPANSIONS 111
11.8 OTHERS 112

12 COMPANY PROFILES 113
(Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development)*
12.1 INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. 113
12.2 DJI 115
12.3 IROBOT CORPORATION 118
12.4 DELAVAL GROUP 121
12.5 AMAZON.COM, INC. 122
12.6 KUKA AG 125
12.7 HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. 128
12.8 KONGSBERG MARITIME 130
12.9 AETHON INC. 133
12.10 YASKAWA ELECTRIC CORPORATION 134
12.11 LELY GROUP 136
12.12 ADEPT TECHNOLOGY, INC. 138
12.13 GECKOSYSTEMS INTL. CORP. 140
12.14 NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 142
12.15 GOOGLE, INC. 145
12.16 BLUEFIN ROBOTICS CORPORATION 147
12.17 ECA GROUP 149
*Details on Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development might not be Captured in case of Unlisted Companies.

13 APPENDIX 151
13.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 151
13.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 152
13.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 154
13.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 155
13.5 RELATED REPORTS 156