Global Market Study on Non-Medical Biomimetic Robots: Defense Sector to Become One of the Early Adopters of This Technology


Non Medical Biomimetic Robots  Market
  • Published On : Oct-2018 |
  • Pages : 167 Pages |
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This PMR study offers detailed insights and in-depth research on the global non-medical biomimetic robots market between 2018 and 2028. This study highlights the non-medical biomimetic robot market potential over three intervals, i.e. short term (2019-2020), medium term (2023-24) and long term (2026-28). The non-medical biomimetic market is projected to register exponential growth over the forecast period. The study tries to cover various perspectives of the non-medical biomimetic robots market such as the evolution of non-medical biomimetic robots, market dynamics, value chain, pricing analysis, list of funding companies and organizations, competition analysis and a regional scenario overview. It also highlights various macro-economic factors at a regional level and for the top countries. The non-medical biomimetic robot market report also covers a comprehensive analysis by various end-use segments and applications. Increase in funding by government organizations for the research and development of robots for military applications is creating significant opportunities for non-medical biomimetic robots.

The Persistence Market Research report on non-medical biomimetic robots carefully analyses the market at a global and regional level through market segmentation on the basis of key parameters such as end use industry and application. The primary objective of the report is to offer key insights on market updates, competition positioning, current trends, market potential, growth rates and other relevant information and statistics in a suitable manner to the readers or various stakeholders of the non-medical biomimetic robot market.

Non-medical biomimetic robots are the robots inspired from natural living organisms such as insects, birds, animals, humanoids and fish. Non-medical biomimetic robots have shown improved performance in areas where there has been a need for flexible structure and other industrial robots could not be used. These are used for a wide variety of applications such as inspection, surveillance, transportation and logistics, material handling, manufacturing, personal use and home assistance

The non-medical biomimetic robot market report has been formulated in a way that the reader can develop a thorough understanding about the market. It begins with market definitions, an overview of the overall biomimetic market potential, followed by the market background, market dynamics and market analysis by key segments, regional analysis and competition landscape. Each section covers a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the non-medical biomimetic robots market on the basis of facts, historical developments and key opinions collected from industry participants, researchers through dedicated interviews and trends in the market.

Non-Medical Biomimetic Robot Market Segmentation

To understand and access opportunities in the global non-medical biomimetic robots market, we have divided the report into the following three sections/ segments:

End Use Industry

Application

Region

  • Government
  • Inspection
  • North America
  • Defense
  • Warehouse and Logistics
  • Latin America and Middle East and Africa
  • Research Institutions
  • Surveillance
  • Europe
  • Industrial
  • Material handling
  • China
  • Oil and Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Japan
  • Water Treatment
  • Personal Use and Home assistance
  • South East Asia and Pacific
  • Building and Construction

 

  • Mining

 

  • Warehouse and Distribution
  • Automotive

 

 

  • Chemicals and Materials

 

  • Commercial

 

  • Individual/Educational/ Entertainment

 

 

The non-medical biomimetic robot report begins with a market introduction, defining the term biomimetic and the examples of common products and structures made from bio-inspired creatures. This section also covers market taxonomy and product definitions regarding the global non-medical biomimetic robots market. The next section of the non-medical biomimetic robot report highlights the overall global biomimetic market, technology roadmap, market analysis by end-use industries such as building and construction, transportation, automotive, energy and power generation, textile and materials and chemical, amongst others. The section also highlights the various products across each-use industries in research, prototype, trial and testing and commercialization. It includes a list of market participants that have launched their products inspired from a biological origin.

The section of the non-medical biomimetic robot report that follows includes a comparative study of the conventionally-used and non-medical biomimetic robots, highlighting why non-medical biomimetic robots outperform in real time situations. The section also covers an overview of the overall robotics industry, primarily focusing on industrial and military robots.

The next section of the non-medical biomimetic robot report covers a detailed description of the various prototypes of non-medical biomimetic robots developed so far, such as snake robot, fish, cheetah, humming bird, crawler, bat and ATLAS humanoid, among others.

This section of the non-medical biomimetic robots market report is followed by market dynamics, which include various drivers and restraints that are projected to fuel or hamper the market growth. It also highlights the ongoing trends in the market and factors that might affect automation across regions.

The next section of the non-medical biomimetic robots market report depicts the analysis of non-medical biomimetic robots by drawing analogy with other similar disruptive technologies such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, block chain, internet of things, cyber security and biometrics, among others. This section also highlights the commercialization stages of the each of these disruptive technologies across various end-use industries. This helps in drawing analogy and estimating the average time of commercialization and adoption rate of non-medical biomimetic robots across these industries.

The following section highlights the non-medical biomimetic robots market potential in US$ (Mn). The section also provides an estimated market volume for non-medical biomimetic robots and a weighted average pricing analysis.

The global numbers, i.e. market potential for non-medical biomimetic robots, have been derived from the individual regions, covering major countries by following a bottom-up approach. The non-medical biomimetic robots report also provides responses gathered from primary survey respondents, which have been taken into consideration while estimating the market potential.

The last section of the non-medical biomimetic robot report is a competition landscape, which identifies the companies and research organizations that have been actively participating in the development of non-medical biomimetic robots. The non-medical biomimetic robot report covers the market structure and competition dashboard to provide an overall glimpse of the market.  This section is primarily designed to provide clients with an objective and detailed comparative assessment of the key providers specific to a market segment in the value chain of the non-medical biomimetic robots. Examples of some of the key competitors covered in the non-medical biomimetic robot report includes Boston Dynamics, Festo Group, Agility Robotics, AeroVironment, Inc., The University of California, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, KUKA AG and ABB Group, among others.

The last sections provide a step-by-step analysis of the methodology used to arrive at the market potential, keeping in mind the various macro-economic factors and dynamics of the non-medical biomimetic robots market.

The report covers detailed analysis and insights about the evolution, future scope, market potential, market trends and dynamics in the global non-medical biomimetic robots market. This includes non-medical biomimetic robot market potential value in terms of US$ Mn and Volume (units). The non-medical biomimetic robot market potential is highlighted for three intervals i.e. short term (2019-20), medium term (2023-24) and long term (2026-28).

The global non-medical biomimetic robots market is expected to represent market potential of US$ 140 Mn in the coming years (2019-20), which is projected to grow and become 20x times, i.e. ~3.0 Bn by 2023-2024. Increase in funds to non-medical biomimetic robots manufacturers and research institutes for the development of advanced robotics is projected to drive traction in the non-medical biomimetic robots market during the forecast period. Rise in demand for non-medical biomimetic robots for defense, transportation and logistics and other industrial applications is being witnessed.

About the report: A brief overview of the research methodology

Non-medical biomimetic robots are still predominantly in the research and development phase and are not yet commercialized. Therefore, this non-medical biomimetic robots report covers market in terms of expected potential over the forecast period. The non-medical biomimetic robot report provides analysis on the basis of region, application and end-use industry. To analyze the overall non-medical biomimetic robot market potential, the report compares non-medical biomimetic robots with other similar types of disruptive technologies, such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, advanced robotics and internet of things, amongst others. The average time for commercialization of these technologies has been tracked. Similarly, the time of commercialization and level of adoption for these technologies has been analyzed for various end-use industries. Non-Medical biomimetic robots are also expected to commercialize within similar time span. The level and rate of adaption of non-medical biomimetic robots has been estimated by benchmarking it with respect to these industries by calculating deviation and probability index.

The same results have also been validated from the parent market perspective i.e. level of penetration of non-medical biomimetic robots in the overall global robotics market, which is expected to be ~47 Bn in 2018. Supply side perspective has also been taken into consideration while estimating the market potential for non-medical biomimetic robots.

Non-medical biomimetic robots to register exponential growth in the coming five years

Non-medical biomimetic robots are robots inspired from natural living organisms, such as insects, birds, animal, humanoid and fish robots. Non-medical biomimetic robots have shown improved performance in areas where there has been demand for flexible structures and where other industrial robots cannot be used. These are used for a wide variety of applications, such as inspection, surveillance, transportation and logistics, material handling, manufacturing, personal use and home assistance. The ongoing investments across various sectors are projected to fuel the demand for non-medical biomimetic robots. The defense sector has shown keen interest in development and deployment of non-medical biomimetic robots. Non-medical biomimetic robots can be used for camouflaging the enemy army as these resemble actual living organisms. In the defense sector, non-medical biomimetic robots are used for primarily for surveillance and logistics. These days, non-medical biomimetic robots are being developed in collaboration with DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) and other research agencies.

Non-medical biomimetic robots market dynamics: penetration across end use sectors

The significant demand for automation and advanced robotics in the defense sector is projected to drive the non-medical biomimetic market’s growth. The defense sector not only deploys non-medical biomimetic robots for surveillance application but also for logistics to assist soldiers carrying heavy war weapons. This saves a lot of energy and improves efficiency and is thus a prominent factor creating traction in the non-medical biomimetic robots market.

Non-medical biomimetic robots are expected to be increasingly used for pipeline maintenance across various industries, such as oil and gas, water treatment amongst others. Industrial pipes are inaccessible and narrow and can be vertical with junctions. Therefore, difficulty in detecting leakage points, regular checking and inspection and changing of ventilation systems has been witnessed. Significant research and development is being done to automate the process of pipeline inspection and maintenance. Scientists have developed intelligent pipe inspection robots which can climb and navigate intersections. The most adaptable prototype developed for these applications are snake robots which can crawl into hard-to-reach areas. Other prototypes include meshworms, fishes and other such animal-inspired robots.

The transportation and logistics industry is also expected to deploy non-medical biomimetic robots for delivery, warehouse and other purposes. Non-medical biomimetic robots are designed to provide excellent balance, agility and mobility.

The major challenge faced by global non-medical biomimetic robots market is their relatively higher cost as compared to conventionally used robots. For non-medical biomimetic robots to get commercialized, these robots needs to be brought under the price bracket for industrial robots. In the short term, these are expected to be deployed for highly specialized applications, such as defense.

There are also challenges pertaining to low reliability and failure to respond to real-time situations in the global non-medical biomimetic robots market. Navigating unmapped environments has also been a crucial area of research for the manufacturers where robots can perceive and navigate their own paths. There are challenges pertaining to the development and deployment of these robots, their technical feasibility and regulatory and social acceptance.

The use of soft robotics has been a growing trend in the non-medical biomimetic robots market. The robotics challenges by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) is also encouraging new waves research and development and will spur innovation, commercial investments and lower the cost of advanced technologies.

non medical biomimetic robots market

Key developments in the Non-medical biomimetic robots market

Some of the commonly researched and developed non-medical biomimetic robots are Cheetah robot (designed to save lives and used for search and rescue operations), humming bird (surveillance), crawling lizard (surveillance), Cassie (delivery, logistics), spotmini (delivery and home assistance), ghost swimmer shark inspired (surveillance), fish robot (inspection and surveillance), dragonfly (surveillance), lobster (inspection and surveillance), meshworm and snake (inspection and surveillance), ATLAS and ASIMO (soldier and used for search and rescue operations).

An overview of the market structure

The global non-medical biomimetic robot market comprises relatively fewer number of manufacturers. Some of the major manufacturers of non-medical biomimetic robot are Boston Dynamics, Festo Group, Agility Robotics and AeroVironment, Inc. Prominent research institutions include The University of California, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon University, amongst others.

Company Profiles

  • Festo Group
  • Vincross Inc.
  • Agility Robotics
  • XITM (Bionic bird)
  • AeroVironment, Inc.
  • The University of California
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • KUKA AG
  • ABB Group
  • Others.
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