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

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.2 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.2.1.1 List of secondary sources 19
2.2.1.2 Key data from secondary sources 20
2.3 PRIMARY DATA 20
2.3.1.1 Primary interviews with experts 20
2.3.1.2 Breakdown of primaries 21
2.3.1.3 Key data from primary sources 21
2.4 SECONDARY AND PRIMARY RESEARCH 22
2.4.1.1 Key industry insights 23
2.5 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 23
2.6 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 24
2.6.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 25
2.6.1.1 Approach for capturing the market share by bottom-up analysis (demand side) 25
2.6.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 26
2.6.2.1 Approach for capturing the market share by top-down analysis (supply side) 26
2.7 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 27
2.8 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 28

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 29

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 34
4.1 OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET 34
4.2 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY OPERATING ENVIRONMENT 34
4.3 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY REGION AND APPLICATION 35
4.4 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY COUNTRY 35
4.5 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY REGION (2015, 2016, AND 2022) 36

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 37
5.1 INTRODUCTION 38
5.2 EVOLUTION 38
5.2.1 PRE-1950:BEGINNING OF ROBOTICS 39
5.2.2 1950–1970: INTRODUCTION OF MOBILE ROBOTS 39
5.2.3 1970–1990: DEVELOPMENTS IN SERVICE ROBOTICS 39
5.2.4 1990–2010: FURTHER EXPLORATIONS 39
5.3 MARKET SEGMENTATION 40
5.3.1 MARKET, BY OPERATING ENVIRONMENT 40
5.3.2 MARKET, BY APPLICATION 40
5.3.3 MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 40
5.4 MARKET DYNAMICS 42
5.4.1 DRIVERS 43
5.4.1.1 Short- to medium-term payback period and high return on investment (ROI) 43
5.4.1.2 Increasing usage of robots in several sectors such as education & research, telepresence; defense, rescue & security, among others 43
5.4.1.3 Rising demand for mobile-robotic solutions in warehouse automation and logistics sector 44
5.4.1.4 High demand from the medical and healthcare sector 46
5.4.2 RESTRAINTS 46
5.4.2.1 High initial costs and R&D expenses 46
5.4.2.2 Performance in untested environment and lack of high level interfacing 46
5.4.3 OPPORTUNITIES 47
5.4.3.1 Growing demand for drones from military and non-military applications 47
5.4.3.2 Increase in aging population would encourage rehabilitation of robots 49
5.4.3.3 Growth potential across developing nations 50
5.4.3.4 Persistent requirement of technologically advanced service robots, especially for defense, rescue and security verticals 50
5.4.4 CHALLENGES 50
5.4.4.1 Safe operations while working along with humans 50
5.4.4.2 Longer time to commercialize the robots 51

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 52
6.1 INTRODUCTION 52
6.2 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 52
6.3 INDUSTRY TRENDS 54
6.4 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 54
6.4.1 THREATS OF NEW ENTRANTS 56
6.4.2 THREATS OF SUBSTITUTES 57
6.4.3 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 58
6.4.4 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 59
6.4.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 60

7 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY OPERATING ENVIRONMENT 61
7.1 INTRODUCTION 62
7.2 AERIAL 63
7.3 GROUND BASED 64
7.4 MARINE 65

8 SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 67
8.1 INTRODUCTION 68
8.2 PROFESSIONAL APPLICATION 69
8.2.1 DEFENSE, RESCUE, & SECURITY 71
8.2.1.1 Demining 72
8.2.1.2 Fire & bomb fighting 72
8.2.1.3 Unmanned aerial vehicles 72
8.2.1.4 Others (surveillance & security) 73
8.2.2 FIELD TASKS 73
8.2.2.1 Milking 74
8.2.2.2 Agriculture 74
8.2.2.3 Forestry 75
8.2.3 MEDICAL 75
8.2.4 MARINE 76
8.2.5 LOGISTICS 77
8.2.6 TELEPRESENCE ROBOT 78
8.2.7 INSPECTION & MAINTENANCE 79
8.2.8 OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICE APPLICATIONS 80
8.3 PERSONAL APPLICATION 82
8.3.1 DOMESTIC TASKS 83
8.3.1.1 Vacuuming & floor cleaning 84
8.3.1.2 Lawn mowing 84
8.3.1.3 Pool cleaning 85
8.3.1.4 Window & gutter cleaning 85
8.3.2 ENTERTAINMENT 85
8.3.2.1 Smart toys 86
8.3.2.2 Robotic pets 86
8.3.3 EDUCATION, RESEARCH, & HOBBYIST 87
8.3.4 OTHER PERSONAL SERVICE APPLICATIONS 88


9 GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 89
9.1 INTRODUCTION 90
9.2 NORTH AMERICA 92
9.2.1 THE U.S. 94
9.2.2 CANADA 94
9.2.3 MEXICO 94
9.3 EUROPE 97
9.3.1 U.K. 99
9.3.2 GERMANY 99
9.3.3 FRANCE 99
9.3.4 REST OF EUROPE 99
9.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 103
9.4.1 JAPAN 105
9.4.2 CHINA 105
9.4.3 INDIA 105
9.4.4 SOUTH KOREA 106
9.5 REST OF THE WORLD (ROW) 109
9.5.1 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 109
9.5.2 SOUTH AMERICA 110

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 113
10.1 INTRODUCTION 113
10.2 RANKING ANALYSIS OF THE PLAYERS OPERATING IN THE SERVICE ROBOTICS MARKET 114
10.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS 115
10.4 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 117
10.5 AGREEMENTS,PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATIONS 118
10.6 EXPANSIONS 119
10.7 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 120

11 COMPANY PROFILES 121
(Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, Ratio Analysis, MnM View)*
11.1 NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 121
11.2 KUKA AG 126
11.3 IROBOT CORPORATION 130
11.4 KONGSBERG MARITIME AS 133
11.5 DJI 136
11.6 INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. 140
11.7 PARROT SA 142
11.8 GECKOSYSTEMS INTL. CORP. 145
11.9 HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. 147
11.10 ADEPT TECNOLOGY, INC. 149
11.11 BLUEFIN ROBOTICS 151
11.12 ECA GROUP 153
11.13 AETHON INC. 158
11.14 DELAVAL INTERNATIONAL AB 159
11.15 LELY HOLDING S.A.R.L. 160
*Details on Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

12 APPENDIX 162
12.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 162
12.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 163
12.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 165
12.4 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 167
12.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 169
12.6 RELATED REPORTS 170
12.7 AUTHOR DETAILS 171