Global Machine Vision Equipment Market to Double by 2022

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Machine vision vendors will see a surplus of opportunities

The global machine vision equipment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.82% due to rapid advancements in technology and the evolution of the “smart factory.” By 2022, the $7.45 billion global machine vision equipment market is expected to nearly double to $13.62 billion, according to Frost & Sullivan’s recent report, “Analysis of Global Machine Vision Equipment Market, Forecast to 2022.”

The different product categories within the machine vision equipment market are PC-based machine vision and smart camera-based machine vision. Machine vision comprises a combination of hardware and software to capture and process images and execute their functions.

Growing interest in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and superior quality inspection are driving the adoption of machine vision equipment across industries. Integrated machine vision systems that incorporate AI and IIoT to expedite automation will be at the forefront of this market because of their greater power and speed. Advanced solutions that reduce human involvement and enhance the systems’ safety benefits are highly desirable by key end users in areas such as automotive, electronics and semiconductors, food and packaging, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.

Asia-Pacific is predicted to continue to be the largest market globally, generating 38.4% of the revenues by 2022. Companies including Cognex Corp., Basler AG, and Keyence Corp. are expected to dominate the market. For more information, visit

Published: April 2019
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Machine vision, also known as computer vision or computer sight, refers to the technology that enables machines, typically computers, to interpret and understand visual information from the world, much like the human visual system. It involves the development and application of algorithms and systems that allow machines to acquire, process, analyze, and make decisions based on visual data. Key aspects of machine vision include: Image acquisition: Machine vision systems use various...
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