Outdoor Autonomous Robot Market is anticipated to showcase robust growth through 2032 due to the rising demand for autonomous last-mile delivery. Regardless of human interaction, the autonomous delivery robot offers a smooth delivery process within the allotted time. Besides, it also helps reduce delivery costs. According to research by ARK Invest, autonomous delivery robots could reduce the cost of delivery by 20 times.
Besides, the increasing e-commerce trend coupled with growing consumer inclination for receiving products in one day will propel the demand for autonomous delivery robots. The availability of options, access to multiple products, and easy returns features are further slated to propel the growth of the e-commerce industry.
Overall, the outdoor autonomous robot industry is segmented in terms of type, wheel, application, and region.
Based on type, the security and inspection robot segment will exhibit strong growth during the estimated timeframe. Increasing adoption of security & inspection robots in commercial and residential applications will foster the segmental growth. Security and inspection robots are capable of moving in complex environments, and monitoring and reporting anomalies in the surroundings. Besides, with constant technological innovations in 5G, robots will be able to traverse larger and more complex areas, adding to the market expansion.
Considering the wheel, the 6-wheel autonomous robot segment will gain enormous popularity by 2032. The 6-wheeled autonomous robot offers a large contact area and stability than a four-wheel system. In addition, these robots are useful for transporting materials in warehouses. Intrinsic technological developments such as cameras and sensors will facilitate owners to monitor the activities in warehouses.
By application, the others segment will grow considerably during 2023–2032. Increasing deployment of robots in airports will drive the market growth. In addition, constant innovation of technologically advanced robots for improved airport services will lead to an enhanced customer experience. According to the 2019 Air Transport IT Insights survey, autonomous machines are part of pilot projects at 40% of airlines, making up major programs at 14% of carriers.
Regionally, the Asia Pacific outdoor autonomous robot industry will exhibit over 10% CAGR through 2032. The Asia Pacific autonomous robot market is anticipated to witness a strong growth trajectory as the companies operating in the region are constantly developing autonomous mobile robots for various use cases, including last-mile delivery and hospitality functions. Autonomous robot technology offers consumers a high level of flexibility as the mobile robot traverses independently in both indoor & outdoor environments.