1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 16
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 17
1.4 CURRENCY 17
1.5 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 Breakdown of primaries 20
2.1.3 SECONDARY AND PRIMARY RESEARCH 21
2.1.3.1 Key industry insights 22
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 22
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 22
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 24
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 25
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS 26
2.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 26
2.4.2 LIMITATIONS 26

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 27

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 31
4.1 ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) ROBOTS MARKET 31
4.2 AI ROBOTS MARKET, BY ROBOT TYPE AND OFFERING 31
4.3 AI ROBOTS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 32
4.4 AI ROBOTS MARKET IN APAC, BY APPLICATION AND COUNTRY 32
4.5 AI ROBOTS MARKET, BY COUNTRY 33
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5 MARKET OVERVIEW 34
5.1 INTRODUCTION 34
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 34
5.2.1 DRIVERS 35
5.2.1.1 High adoption of robots for personal use such as companionship and entertainment 35
5.2.1.2 Support from governments worldwide to develop modern technologies 35
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 35
5.2.2.1 Reluctance to adopt new technologies 35
5.2.2.2 Absence of standardized regulations to prevent risks associated with networked and autonomous robots 36
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 36
5.2.3.1 Focus on developing robots with special application cases that work and add value 36
5.2.3.2 Increasing aging population worldwide boosting the demand for AI-based robots for elderly assistance 36
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 37
5.2.4.1 Developing AI to help robots make better decisions and make them safe for humans 37
5.2.4.2 Long time to commercialize robots 37
5.3 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 38

6 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) ROBOTS MARKET, BY OFFERING 40
6.1 INTRODUCTION 41
6.2 SOFTWARE 42
6.2.1 AI SOLUTIONS 42
6.2.2 AI PLATFORMS 42
6.3 HARDWARE 43
6.3.1 PROCESSORS 44
6.3.2 STORAGE DEVICES 45
6.3.3 NETWORK DEVICES 45

7 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) ROBOTS MARKET, BY ROBOT TYPE 46
7.1 INTRODUCTION 47
7.2 SERVICE ROBOTS 48
7.2.1 GROUND 48
7.2.2 AERIAL 48
7.2.3 UNDERWATER 48
7.3 INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS 49
7.3.1 TRADITIONAL INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS 49
7.3.1.1 Articulated robots 49
7.3.1.2 SCARA robots 50
7.3.1.3 Parallel robots 51
7.3.1.4 Cartesian robots 52
7.3.1.5 Other robots 52
7.3.2 COLLABORATIVE INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS 53

8 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) ROBOTS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 54
8.1 INTRODUCTION 55
8.2 MACHINE LEARNING 57
8.3 COMPUTER VISION 58
8.4 CONTEXT AWARENESS 59
8.5 NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING 60

9 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) ROBOTS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 61
9.1 INTRODUCTION 62
9.2 MILITARY & DEFENSE 63
9.2.1 SPYING 65
9.2.2 SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS 65
9.2.3 BORDER SECURITY 65
9.2.4 COMBAT OPERATIONS 66
9.3 LAW ENFORCEMENT 66
9.3.1 ROAD PATROLLING 68
9.3.2 RIOT CONTROL 69
9.4 PERSONAL ASSISTANCE AND CAREGIVING 69
9.4.1 ELDERLY ASSISTANCE 71
9.4.2 COMPANIONSHIP 72
9.4.3 SECURITY AND SURVEILLANCE 72
9.5 PUBLIC RELATIONS 73
9.5.1 RECEPTION CARE AT COMMERCIAL PLACES 75
9.5.2 TOUR GUIDANCE 76
9.6 EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT 76
9.6.1 EDUCATION 78
9.6.2 ENTERTAINMENT 78
9.7 RESEARCH AND SPACE EXPLORATION 79
9.8 INDUSTRIAL 81
9.9 AGRICULTURE 84
9.10 HEALTHCARE ASSISTANCE 87
9.11 STOCK MANAGEMENT 89
9.12 OTHERS 92
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10 GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 95
10.1 INTRODUCTION 96
10.2 NORTH AMERICA 97
10.2.1 US 98
10.2.2 CANADA 98
10.2.3 MEXICO 99
10.3 EUROPE 99
10.3.1 UK 100
10.3.2 GERMANY 101
10.3.3 FRANCE 101
10.3.4 ITALY 101
10.3.5 SPAIN 101
10.3.6 REST OF EUROPE 102
10.4 APAC 102
10.4.1 CHINA 103
10.4.2 JAPAN 104
10.4.3 REPUBLIC OF KOREA 104
10.4.4 INDIA 104
10.4.5 REST OF APAC 104
10.5 ROW 105
10.5.1 SOUTH AMERICA 105
10.5.2 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA 105

11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 106
11.1 INTRODUCTION 106
11.2 AI ROBOTS MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS, 2017 107
11.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS 108
11.3.1 PRODUCT LAUNCHES 109
11.3.2 PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATIONS 109
11.3.3 ACQUISITIONS 110
11.3.4 CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS 110
11.3.5 EXPANSIONS 111
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12 COMPANY PROFILES 112
12.1 KEY PLAYERS 112
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MNM View)*
12.1.1 SOFTBANK 112
12.1.2 HANSON ROBOTICS 115
12.1.3 NVIDIA 117
12.1.4 INTEL 120
12.1.5 MICROSOFT 123
12.1.6 IBM 126
12.1.7 ALPHABET 129
12.1.8 HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES 132
12.1.9 XILINX 134
12.1.10 ABB 136
12.1.11 FANUC 139
12.1.12 KUKA 142
12.1.13 AMAZON 144
12.1.14 BLUE FROG ROBOTICS 146
12.1.15 PROMOBOT 147
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MNM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
12.2 KEY INNOVATORS 148
12.2.1 JIBO 148
12.2.2 ASUSTEK COMPUTER 148
12.2.3 MAYFIELD ROBOTICS 148
12.2.4 BSH HAUSGER?TE 148
12.2.5 LG 148
12.2.6 NEURALA 149

13 APPENDIX 150
13.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 150
13.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 153
13.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 155
13.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 157
13.5 RELATED REPORTS 157
13.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 158