Motion Control Software in Robotics - Catalyzing Industrial Automation

Providers of Motion Control Software in Robotics Leaning towards Collaborative Robots Innovation to Reduce Pricing Pressure

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Urgency for Factory Automation to Create Lucrative Opportunities

Automation of the factory floor across several industrial sectors is a noteworthy trend that is projected to continue over the course of the next few years. Thus, increase in the automation of factories has resulted in a global demand for highly efficient and cost-effective motion control software in robotics. Industrial automation activities are on the rise owing to increased production rates and efficiency; factors imperative to gain a competitive edge in the dynamic industrial landscape worldwide. The automotive sector was the fastest to leverage the benefits offered by industrial robots. However, the popularity of industrial robots has gradually caught up with key industrial sectors including, food & beverage, aerospace, and electronic among others. In addition, the growing concerns over safety in the industrial space in conjunction with growing demand for robots across multiple industries is likely to propel the growth of the motion control software for robotics market in the coming years.

Motion Control Software in Robotics Market - Key Research Findings

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  1. The global motion control software in robotics market size in 2018 was ~US$ 6 Bn.
  2. The motion control software in robotics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~18% during the forecast period of 2019-2029.
  3. The increasing adoption of robots by different industries is one of the factors driving the sales of motion control software in robotics.
  4. Asia Pacific excluding Japan is likely to account for half of the revenue shares in the motion control software in robotics market by the end of 2029.
    • North America and Western Europe, due to the strong presence, will continue to be among the prominent regional markets for motion control software in robotics.
  5. To provide high-performance motion control software in robotics with enhanced technology and meet the ever-rising demand for motion control software in robotics, prominent players in the motion control software in robotics market are focusing on entering into acquisition and partnership agreements with other market players in the motion control software in robotics market.
    • On 26 February 2018, Teradyne entered into a contract to acquire Energrid Technologies. Energrid Technologies help in simplifying the programming of complex robotics motion, which is used in a wide variety of industries utilizing collaborative robots and traditional robots.
    • In 2017, B&R was acquired by ABB Ltd; B&R is a provider of software-based, product-based, and open architecture solutions for factories and machine automation.
    • In 2016, Yaskawa Electric Corp acquired DOOLIM Robotics; DOOLIM Robotics is a Korean robotic painting and sealing system integrator.
    • In 2015, FANUC Corporation introduced new products FANUC Robot CR-35iA (Collaborative Robot) and FANUC ROBOGUIDE automatic path generation function. FANUC also introduced the integration of ROBODRILL and ROBOTs; ROBOSHOT and ROBOTs; and ROBOCUT and ROBOT.

Key Factors Shaping the Motion Control Software in Robotics Market

Industrial Safety Increasing the Demand for Motion Control Software in Robotics Market

In industrial environment, the term safety is being used as a productivity tool. Industries are using collaborative robots as these are built to safely complement the work of manual processes. Collaborative robots have the ability to stop quickly when it collides with a human worker and this happens as collaborative robots have advanced motion control capabilities. This factor is increasing the demand for motion control software in the robotics market.

Automation Adoption in Automotive Sector Increasing the Demand for Industrial Robots

The growing adoption of automation in the automotive sector is driving the demand for industrial robots as the automation technology is being adopted by industries and is improving the efficiency and productivity by reducing the operating cost. The shifting of the automotive industry towards autonomous and electric vehicles is also increasing the demand for industrial robots.

Rising Adoption of SCARA Robots in Automotive and Food Industries

The demand for SCARA robots is increasing as industries, such as electrical and automotive are using SACARA robots for achieving better operational efficiency and quality, high flexibility and reliability, and low operational cost. The adoption of SCARA robots is increasing in the food and beverage industry, which is a key contributor for enhancing the market revenue of palletizers & boosting the demand for SCARA robots.

Adoption of Robots in a Multitude of Industries

Instead of using human resources, industries are utilizing robotic arms for completing assigned tasks. Robotic arms are generally used for assembly, arc welding, material handling, painting, and spraying. Robotic arms are designed for industries and home applications. These can be mobile or fixed. Robotic arms are widely used in industries for packaging or handling materials. A major trend that has a positive and deep impact on the society is the development of advanced robotics. In hospitals, robots work with a nurse to bring medicines and meals to patients without delays. Nowadays, innovative robots are supporting doctors with surgeries that are less invasive and safe to perform.

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Motion Control Software in Robotics Market Structure Analysis

  • The global motion control software in robotics market serves fairly consolidated competition landscape, where a majority of key players maintain their strategic focus on partnerships, acquisitions, mergers, takeovers, product developments, and target stronger global footprint.
  • The global motion control software in robotics market is fragmented in size, which remains a key factor for its dynamic competitive nature.
  • Tier-1 motion control software in robotic vendors account for ~38%-40% of the global market. Vendors, such as ABB Ltd, is among the prominent and most experienced in the industry, and have a significant regional coverage across the globe.

Collaborative Robots – Aiming Augmentation of Human Capabilities

Collaborative robots, also known as ‘cobots’, are one of the fastest growing segments in robotics. The tremendous surge in the popularity of collaborative robots is primarily attributed to factors including, safe human interaction, ease of programming, inexpensive installation, and ability to perform complex tasks with high-levels of efficiency. Thus, collaborative robots have emerged as the most preferred automation tool for manufacturers in the recent times and the trend is showing no signs of slowing down. The penetration of collaborative robots in the industrial space raised concerns over job security within factory workers as they saw it as a potential threat. However, in reality, collaborative robots were developed to augment human capabilities without replacing them.

The advent and evolution of cost-effective collaborative robots is a ray of light for small-medium sized enterprises who were miles behind their competitors in the automation race. Due to advancements in technology, rapid innovation, and surge in R&D activities, at present, the prices of collaborative robots are spiraling in the downward direction. Although, the adoption in the industrial space is at a nascent stage, with growing awareness regarding the potential of collaborative robots, its demand is set to witness a substantial growth in the years to come.

Demystifying Opportunities in Asia

The high demand for industrial robots in Asia has directly impacted the growth of the motion control software in robotics market in the region. In addition, rise in the adoption of robots along with strong growth of key industries such as semi-conductor and electronics has created several lucrative opportunities for motion control software market players. Further, owing to rapid industrialization and improvement in the healthcare sector, the demand for industrial and medical robots in Asian nations such as China, South Korea, and Japan is on the rise. In addition, several companies operating in the industry have prioritized mergers and acquisitions as an integral strategy to establish a strong presence in the market. For instance, in 2016, Yaskawa Electric Corp acquired shares of DOOLIM Robotics, to diversify their operations and setup a business of robotic painting and sealing system integration.

Technological Innovations Propel Demand for Vision Guided Robotics

Vision guided robots, which at one point of time were dismissed by manufacturers are flocking their way into the market. The revival of vision guided robots is majorly due to the onset of sophisticated technologies and the current innovative landscape. In addition, the combination of advanced imaging systems and inexpensive robotic technologies has paved way for numerous applications that are ideal for robots especially in small-medium enterprises. Further, high-quality vision technology has come a long way in the last decade which has played an instrumental role in the resurgence of vision guided robotics. Further, the onset of 2D vision technology, 3D machine vision technology, and growing demand for 3D vision for material handling is expected to increase the demand for vision guided robots in the foreseeable future.

High demand expected from industrial robots

Adoption of medical robots to boost demand

 

Pick & place gains popularity

Considerable demand for welding software

 

High demand from manufacturing sector anticipated

Lucrative opportunities in healthcare facilities

 

How Growth will Unfold

As industries continue their quest towards automation, the demand for motion control software in robotics from the industrial sector is projected to witness a noteworthy growth. Further, the onset of cost-effective and efficient collaborative robots will further fuel the demand for motion control software in the robotics industry. Automation has played a vital role in shaping the current landscape of the automotive sector by enhancing efficiency and reducing operation costs. Thus, the demand for advanced motion control software in robotics (automotive sector) is predicted to surge in the foreseeable future.

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Motion Control Software in Robotics Market Analysis 2019 - 2029

A recent market study published by FMI on the Motion Control Software in Robotics Market includes global industry analysis 2014-2018 & opportunity assessment 2019-2029, and delivers a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics. After conducting a thorough research on the historic as well as current growth parameters of the motion control software in robotics market, the growth prospects of the market are obtained with maximum precision.

Motion Control Software In Robotics Market Taxonomy

The Motion Control Software in Robotics Market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present a complete market intelligence approach to the reader.

By Robot Type

  • Articulated
  • Cartesian
  • Cylindrical
  • Polar
  • SCARA
  • Delta

By Robotic System Type

  • Manipulation Robotic System
  •  Mobile Robotic System
  • Data Acquisition and Control Robotic System

By Application

  • Industrial Robot
    • Assembly Line Robot
    • Inspection Robot
    • Warehouse Robot
    • AGVs
    • Others
  • Medical Robot
    • Surgical Robot
    • Medical Transportation
    • Dispensing
    • Sanitation and Disinfection
  • Consumer Robot
    • Indoor
    • Outdoor

By Offering

  • Standard
  • Customized

By Software

  • Pick & Place
  • Drilling
  • Hold & Rotate
  • Painting
  • Striking, Punching & Blanking
  • Welding
  • Inspection
  • Cutting
  • Layout, Marking & Measurement
  • Grinding & Polishing
  • Other

By Software by Motion Type

  • Linear
  • Rotary
  • Oscillatory
  • Omni-Directional

By End Use

  • Manufacturing Industries
    • Automotive, Aerospace & Shipbuilding
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Mining and Metallurgy
    • Power
    • Consumer Electronics and Appliance
    • Electrical & Heavy Machinmery
    • Chemical & Agrochemical
    • Other
  • Oil & Gas
  • Healthcare
  • Research Academia
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Asia Pacific excluding Japan
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa

What's Included

The report initiates with the executive summary of the motion control software in robotics market, which includes a summary of key findings and statistics of the market.

Readers can find the definition and a detailed taxonomy of the motion control software in robotics market in this chapter, which will help them understand the basic information about the motion control software in robotics market. This section also highlights the inclusions and exclusions, which helps the reader understand the scope of the motion control software in robotics market report.

The motion control software in robotics market report provides the key market trends that are expected to significantly impact the market growth during the forecast period. Detailed industry trends are provided in this section.

This section explains the global market value analysis and forecast for the motion control software in robotics market between the forecast periods of 2019-2029. This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the historical motion control software in robotics market, along with an opportunity analysis of the future. Readers can also find the absolute $ opportunity for the current year (2019), and an incremental $ opportunity for the forecast period (2019–2029). Along with this, pricing analysis of the motion control software in robotics market at the regional level has been provided in this section. This section also explains the global market analysis and forecast for the motion control software in robotics market between the forecast periods of 2019-2029.

This chapter explains the key macro-economic factors that are expected to influence the growth of the motion control software in robotics market over the forecast period. Along with the macroeconomic factors, this section also highlights the value chain, supply chain, forecast factors, and value chain analysis for the motion control software in robotics market. Moreover, in-depth information about the market dynamics and their impact analysis on the market have been provided in the successive section.

Based on the robot type, the motion control software in robotics market is segmented into articulated, Cartesian, cylindrical, polar, SCARA, delta. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the motion control software in robotics market and market attractiveness analysis based on the robot type.

This chapter provides details about the motion control software in robotics market based on the robotic system type, and has been classified into manipulation robotic system, mobile robotic system, data acquisition and control robot. In this chapter, readers can understand the market attractive analysis based on the robotic system type.

This chapter provides details about the motion control software in robotics market based on the application, and has been classified into industrial robot, medical robot and consumer robot. Industrial robot is further segmented into assembly line robot, inspection robot, warehouse robot, AGVs and other. Medical robot is further segmented into surgery robot, medical transportation, dispensing and sanitation and disinfection. Consumer robot is also further segmented into indoor and outdoor. In this chapter, readers can understand the market attractive analysis based on the application.

Based on the offering, the motion control software in robotics market is segmented into standard and customized. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the motion control software in robotics market and market attractiveness analysis based on the offering.

Based on the software, the motion control software in robotics market is segmented into pick & place, drilling, hold & rotate, painting, striking, punching & blanking, welding, inspection, cutting, layout, marking and measurement, grinding & polishing, other. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the motion control software in robotics market and market attractiveness analysis based on the software.

This chapter provides details about the motion control software in robotics market based on the software by motion type, and has been classified into linear, rotary, oscillatory, and omni directional. In this chapter, readers can understand the market attractive analysis based on the software by motion type.

Based on the end use, the motion control software in robotics market is segmented into manufacturing industries, oil & gas, healthcare, research & academia, and other. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the motion control software in robotics market and market attractiveness analysis based on the end use.

This chapter explains how the motion control software in robotics market will grow across various geographic regions such as North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific excluding Japan, Japan, and Middle East & Africa (MEA).

This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the North America Motion Control Software in Robotics Market, along with a country-wise assessment that includes the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find the pricing analysis, regional trends, and market growth based on the application and countries in North America.

This chapter provides the growth scenario of the Motion Control Software in Robotics Market in Latin American countries such as Brazil, Mexico, and the Rest of Latin America. Along with this, assessment of the market across target segments has been provided.

Important growth prospects of the Motion Control Software in Robotics Market based on its end users in several countries such as Germany, the U.K., France, Spain, Italy, BENELUX, and the Rest of Western Europe are included in this chapter.

This chapter highlights the growth of the Motion Control Software in Robotics Market in Eastern Europe by focusing on Russia, Poland, and Rest of Eastern Europe. This section also help readers understand the key factors that are responsible for the growth of the motion control software in robotics market in Eastern Europe.

This chapter highlights the growth of the Motion Control Software in Robotics Market in Asia Pacific excluding Japan by focusing on China, South Korea, India, ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand & Rest of APEJ. This section also help readers understand the key factors that are responsible for the growth of the Motion Control Software in Robotics Market in APEJ.

This chapter highlights the growth of the Motion Control Software in Robotics Market in Japan. This section also help readers understand the key factors that are responsible for the growth of the motion control software in robotics market in Japan.

This chapter provides information about how the Motion Control Software in Robotics Market will grow in major countries in the MEA region such as GCC Countries, Northern Africa South Africa, Turkey, and the Rest of MEA, during the forecast period of 2019-2029.

In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about the tier analysis and market concentration of key players in the motion control software in robotics market, along with their market presence analysis by region and product portfolio.

In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all the prominent stakeholders in the motion control software in robotics market, along with a detailed information about each company, which includes company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments. Some of the market players featured in the report are ABB Ltd, Teradyne, Yaskawa Electric Corp, Denso wave, KUKA AG, Fanuc, Yamaha, Omron Corp, among others.

This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provides a base to the information and statistics included in the motion control software in robotics market report.

This chapter help readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions as well as important qualitative and quantitative information about the motion control software in robotics market.

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  • Current market dynamics and challenges
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  • Market performance and growth quadrants
  • Competition structure and market structure
  • Strategic growth initiatives
  • Near-term and long-term market growth prospects
  • Market segment splits and authenticity
  • Opinions on market projections and validity of assumptions

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  • Industry Publications
    • World of Robotics
  • Industry Associations
    • International Federation of Robotics
    • International Symposium on Robotics
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  • Company Press Releases
  • Annual Reports and Investor Presentations
  • Research Papers
  • Government Websites and Publications
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