Global Professional 3D Camera Market Size, Share & Industry Trends Analysis Report By Type (Target Camera and Free Camera), By Application (Still Photography and Video Recording), By Technology, By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2021 - 2027
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Market Report Description
The Global Professional 3D Camera Market size is expected to reach $23.8 billion by 2027, rising at a market growth of 30.5% CAGR during the forecast period.
The 3D camera produces increased visual quality by capturing three-dimensional images. In addition, these cameras are useful for taking high-resolution 3D images of any object. Compact cameras, camcorders, studio cameras, and EFP (Electronic Field Production) or ENG (Electronic News Gathering) cameras are examples of professional 3D cameras. These cameras are utilized in both business and non-commercial settings.
These cameras can be purchased separately or as part of a larger imaging system. Scene recording for 3D movies or games, industrial activity monitoring, building, arts, and manufacturing are some of the common applications of professional 3D cameras. Moreover, Professional 3D camera-based devices like insta360 pro 2 matterport and others are becoming more sophisticated as 3D scanning algorithms improve. The Matterport Pro 3 was released in 2020, and it has fuelled the demand for such cameras in the market.
The growing use of professional 3D cameras in media and entertainment to record 3D content is the primary driver of the professional 3D camera market. In addition, some of the growth catalysts for the industry are the increased deployment of professional 3D cameras in industries like manufacturing, building, civil infrastructure, and historical site maintenance. However, greater prices relative to 2D competitors and a lack of consumer knowledge are some of the barriers to its commercial appeal.
COVID-19 Impact Analysis
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on the professional 3D camera market share, as a large portion of the global workforce now works from home. This has resulted in a drop in tourism, which has lowered the demand for professional 3D cameras. Despite the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily halted field activity on some major projects, the market is likely to remain healthy, with the total number of shipments being modestly unaffected during the following three years beginning in 2020. New projects have been postponed around the world, which has impacted demand for 3D cameras in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, industrial, and retail.
Market Growth Factors:
Growing demand for 3D content in Entertainment Sector and Advent of VR
The entertainment and media business is transitioning to a high-definition content distribution method. In addition, the rapid development of HD content movies, documentaries, and games supports this transition. Due to the entry of many industry leaders in the creation of 3D movies, 3D displays, and related products, the market's ecosystem is evolving. Moreover, audience preferences are shifting as a result of rising wealth levels, particularly in developing countries. Further, the popularity of 3D movies and games is growing. To produce HD-grade 3D material, high-quality 3D images are required. It has become easier for new players to enter the 3D camera industry due to a significant increase in demand for HD movies, games, and videos.
Technological developments and improved customer experience
Emerging radical trends backed by creative technological breakthroughs and powerful advancements, such as HD and touch screen would act as the major market trends. In addition, there has been a growing consumer propensity toward advanced photography in the recent years. Additionally, Professional 3D cameras have evolved over time, resulting in advanced cameras with higher resolution, faster focusing, and support for a variety of peripherals. In addition, there has been a rise in the practice of including a Wi-Fi or 4G modem in these cameras to give them a competitive edge over smartphones.
Marketing Restraining Factor:
Professional 3D cameras are expensive
The massive cost of such cameras would act as the major barrier to the growth of the market. In addition, Existing industrial 3D solutions are typically too complicated and costly for many simple 3D applications, despite their use in different industries such as logistics, automotive, and gaming. Because these cameras are so expensive, only a small portion of end-users is interested in them. As a result, despite the increased capabilities, market sales are lower when compared to other camera technologies such as 2D. Additionally, greater prices as compared to 2D alternatives would discourage many industry players to put further investments in the market. Moreover, the low penetration of these highly advanced cameras in some developing and underdeveloped countries would impact the market growth in the upcoming years.
Based on Type, the market is segmented into Target Camera and Free Camera. In 2020, the target camera segment procured the maximum revenue share of the Professional 3D Camera. This is because of the technology's primary advantages; various market companies have begun to improve their target camera product lines. In addition, the region around the target icon that a person places when he builds the camera is viewed by a target camera. Because the target object is placed near the centre of attention, a target camera is easier to shoot than a free camera.
Based on Application, the market is segmented into Still Photography and Video Recording. The Video Recording segment collected a significant revenue share of the Professional 3D Camera Market in 2020. Where conditions and resources allow, video recording is an excellent technique of capturing raw contextual data in its entirety. In contextual data, video recording can assist a person to capture essential nonverbal communication cues.
Based on Technology, the market is segmented into Stereo Vision, Time of Flight, and Structured Light. The Time-of-Flight segment held a significant revenue share of the Professional 3D Camera Market in 2020. This is because 3D cameras employ the time-of-flight method to calculate the distance between the sensor and the nearest surface point. Moreover, TOF cameras are becoming more popular due to their inexpensive cost and appropriateness for general photography and consumer applications. Infrared light (lasers unseen to human sight) is used by a ToF camera to determine depth information, similar to how a bat senses its surroundings. In addition, the sensor sends out a light signal, which bounces back to the sensor after hitting the subject. The time it takes to bounce back is then calculated, allowing for depth mapping. This gives it a significant advantage over other technologies because it can properly calculate distances over a whole scene with just a single laser pulse.
|Market size value in 2020||USD 4.4 Billion|
|Market size forecast in 2027||USD 223.8 Billion|
|Historical Period||2017 to 2019|
|Forecast Period||2021 to 2027|
|Revenue Growth Rate||CAGR of 30.5% from 2021 to 2027|
|Number of Pages||198|
|Number of Tables||330|
|Report coverage||Market Trends, Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Segmentation Analysis, Regional and Country Breakdown, Companies Strategic Developments, Company Profiling|
|Segments covered||Type, Application, Technology, Region|
|Country scope||US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria|
Based on Regions, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, Middle East & Africa. In 2020, North America emerged as the dominating region in the overall Professional 3D Camera Market. Consumer demand has been stimulated in the region as a result of the device's ability to deliver high-quality images. In addition, rising interest in wildlife, fashion, and wedding photography has fuelled the regional market. In addition, sophisticated features such as DSLRs with HD video and picture quality have established a market for people to be interested in.
Free Valuable Insights: Global Professional 3D Camera Market size to reach USD 23.8 Billion by 2027
The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include Canon, Inc., Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Sony Corporation, Eastman Kodak Company, Nikon Corporation, FARO Technologies, Inc., GoPro, Inc., Matterport, Inc., and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Recent Strategies Deployed in Professional 3D Camera Market
- Feb-2022: Fujifilm India expanded its geographical footprint by opening a new store in Thrissur, Kerala. Through this new store, the company aimed to help customers to experience a wide array of cameras by Fujifilm, including Instax and would get the opportunity to try the products and make purchases.
- Feb-2022: FUJIFILM VisualSonics formed a partnership with PIUR IMAGING, the European leader in tomographic ultrasound imaging. The partnership would bring UHF, three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound imaging technology to clinicians and researchers. This improvement in technology aids clinical research in the diagnosis of defects in a variety of fields such as dermatology, vascular, neurology, and MSK. The Vevo MD from FUJIFILM VisualSonics, along with the tUS Infinity platform from PIUR IMAGING, allows researchers and physicians to observe and analyze ultrasound volumes in 3D.
- Nov-2021: Nikon rolled out Nikon Z 9, a full-frame (Nikon FX-format) Z series mirrorless camera in the Indian market. The camera has 3D-tracking for still image photography, which is a first for Nikon mirrorless cameras and allows users to record split-second moments smoothly.
- Sep-2021: GoPro launched the HERO10 Black, a new flagship action camera for its lineup. The camera's main update is an exclusive processor inside named the GP2, which allows for significant enhancements in image quality and video captures, including recording at 5.3K revolution at up to 60 frames per second, 4K video capture at a maximum of 120 frames per second, and 2.7K video at 240 frames per second, which allows incredible slow-mo capabilities.
- Jul-2021: Canon came into a partnership with IBM Japan, an American multinational technology corporation. Following the partnership, the two companies would focus on the usage of volumetric video technology to promote the visual and performing arts. Volumetric video technology involves the utilization of digitalized 3D spatial data, which is provided by computers to develop a virtual space in which video can be produced from any angle.
- Apr-2019: Canon Europe signed an agreement with STEMMER IMAGING, a leading international machine vision technology provider. The agreement would increase the distribution of the popular Canon professional camera and large format lenses offerings into the industrial imaging marketplace across Europe. Moreover, the partnership would help the industrial market to leverage Canon’s high-performance EF format lenses.
- Jan-2019: Matterport introduced Matterport Cloud 3.0, a subscription-based platform that is created to put 3D capture in the hands of companies and people around the world. The latest cloud software platform improves the power of Matterport's flagship Pro2 camera and allows new users to transform panoramic and 360-degree imagery from spherical lens cameras into Matterport 3D - fully immersive 3D models.
- May-2017: Matterport unveiled Matterport Pro2 3D Camera. The new Pro2 camera produces high-resolution 4K 2D photography, as well as cutting-edge 3D and VR walkthroughs and floorplans, all from a single device. The Pro2 is a game-changing solution for anyone who wants to describe how it feels to be in a space across several online and offline platforms.
Scope of the Study
Market Segments Covered in the Report:
- Target Camera
- Free Camera
- Still Photography
- Video Recording
- Stereo Vision
- Time Of Flight
- Structured Light
- North America
- Rest of North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Rest of LAMEA
Key Market Players
List of Companies Profiled in the Report:
- Canon, Inc.
- Fujifilm Holdings Corporation
- Panasonic Corporation
- Sony Corporation
- Eastman Kodak Company
- Nikon Corporation
- FARO Technologies, Inc.
- GoPro, Inc.
- Matterport, Inc.
- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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