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

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.1.1 List of major secondary sources 19
2.1.1.2 Key data from secondary sources 20
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 20
2.1.2.1 Primary interviews with experts 20
2.1.2.2 Key data from primary sources 21
2.1.2.3 Key industry insights 22
2.1.2.4 Breakdown of primaries 22
2.1.3 SECONDARY AND PRIMARY RESEARCH 23
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 24
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 25
2.2.1.1 Approach for capturing the market share by bottom-up analysis (demand side) 25
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 26
2.2.2.1 Approach for capturing the market share by top-down analysis (supply side) 26
2.3 MARKET RANKING ESTIMATION 27
2.4 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 27
2.5 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 28

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 29
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4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 34
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET 34
4.2 DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 34
4.3 DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET IN APAC, BY VERTICAL AND COUNTRY 35
4.4 DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET, BY REGION 35
4.5 COUNTRY-WISE ANALYSIS OF THE DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET 36
4.6 DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET, BY DIMENSION 36

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 37
5.1 INTRODUCTION 37
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 38
5.2.1 DRIVERS 38
5.2.1.1 Technological advantages over traditional methods 38
5.2.1.2 Increasing adoption of industrial automation 40
5.2.1.3 Growing consumer awareness raising the bar of safety and quality standards 42
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 42
5.2.2.1 High system and deployment costs 42
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 43
5.2.3.1 Miniaturization of products offered by end-user industries 43
5.2.3.2 Availability of customized solutions 43
5.2.3.3 Rapid industrialization in developing economies 44
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 44
5.2.4.1 Lack of skilled workforce 44
5.3 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 45

6 DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 47
6.1 INTRODUCTION 48
6.2 MACHINE VISION 49
6.3 METROLOGY 50
6.4 NDT 52
6.4.1 VISUAL INSPECTION 54
6.4.2 ULTRASONIC 56
6.4.3 EDDY CURRENT 57
6.4.4 RADIOGRAPHY 58

7 DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET, BY OFFERING 61
7.1 INTRODUCTION 62
7.2 HARDWARE 63
7.3 SOFTWARE 63
7.4 SERVICES 64

8 DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET, BY DIMENSION 66
8.1 INTRODUCTION 67
8.2 2D 68
8.3 3D 70

9 DIGITAL INSPECTION MARKET, BY VERTICAL 72
9.1 INTRODUCTION 73
9.2 MANUFACTURING 74
9.3 ELECTRONICS AND SEMICONDUCTOR 76
9.4 OIL & GAS 78
9.5 AEROSPACE & DEFENSE 80
9.6 AUTOMOTIVE 82
9.7 ENERGY AND POWER 84
9.8 PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE 86
9.9 FOOD AND PHARMACEUTICALS 87
9.10 OTHERS 90
9.10.1 RUBBER, PLASTICS, AND POLYMERS 90
9.10.2 GLASS 90
9.10.3 PRINTING 90
9.10.4 WOOD, PAPER, AND PULP 91

10 GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 93
10.1 INTRODUCTION 94
10.2 AMERICAS 95
10.2.1 US 98
10.2.2 CANADA 98
10.2.3 MEXICO 98
10.2.4 BRAZIL 98
10.2.5 REST OF AMERICAS 99
10.3 EUROPE 99
10.3.1 GERMANY 101
10.3.2 FRANCE 102
10.3.3 UK 102
10.3.4 ITALY 102
10.3.5 SPAIN 102
10.3.6 REST OF EUROPE 102
10.4 APAC 103
10.4.1 CHINA 106
10.4.2 JAPAN 106
10.4.3 SOUTH KOREA 107
10.4.4 INDIA 107
10.4.5 REST OF APAC 107
10.5 ROW 108
10.5.1 MIDDLE EAST 110
10.5.2 AFRICA 110

11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 111
11.1 OVERVIEW 111
11.2 MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS 112
11.3 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 114
11.3.1 PRODUCT LAUNCHES 114
11.3.2 ACQUISITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS 115
11.3.3 CONTRACTS AND COLLABORATIONS 117
11.3.4 EXPANSIONS 118

12 COMPANY PROFILES 119
12.1 INTRODUCTION 119
(Business Overview, Products and Services Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View)*
12.2 KEY PLAYERS 120
12.2.1 GENERAL ELECTRIC 120
12.2.2 MISTRAS GROUP 125
12.2.3 OLYMPUS 129
12.2.4 HEXAGON 133
12.2.5 COGNEX 137
12.2.6 NIKON 140
12.2.7 ZETEC 144
12.2.8 FARO TECHNOLOGIES 147
12.2.9 BASLER 151
12.2.10 OMRON 154
12.3 OTHER KEY PLAYERS 157
12.3.1 CARL ZEISS 157
12.3.2 MITUTOYO 157
12.3.3 GOM 158
12.3.4 NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS 158
12.3.5 KEYENCE 159
12.4 KEY INNOVATORS 160
12.4.1 IPROMAR 160
12.4.2 FPRIMEC SOLUTIONS 160
12.4.3 SHINING 3D TECH 161
12.4.4 ZEBICON 161
12.4.5 SUALAB 161
*Details on Business Overview, Products and Services Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
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13 APPENDIX 162
13.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 162
13.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 165
13.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 167
13.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 169
13.5 RELATED REPORTS 169
13.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 170