Surface Inspection Market: By Component (Hardware & Software, Camera, Lighting Equipment, Optics, Frame Grabber, Others ), By Application (Automotive, Batteries, Smart Glass, Flexible Electronics, Flexible Electricals, Medical Equipment, Semiconductors, Others), By Deployment (Traditional, Robotic), and Geography                    

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The surface inspection market size was valued at USD 6,289.1 million in 2023 and is poised to grow at a CAGR of 8.2%. The drive that fuelling the growth of the market are demand for high-quality products, consumers are increasingly expecting flawless products, and manufacturers are turning to surface inspection systems to ensure quality control. Automation as labour costs rise and manufacturers look for ways to streamline production, automated inspection systems are becoming more attractive. The growth of industries like electronics, automotive, and food & beverage is creating a bigger demand for surface inspection solutions. However, the market also faces some constraints, surface inspection systems can be expensive, which may deter some smaller manufacturers. Integrating these systems into existing production lines can be complex.

Operating and maintaining these systems might require specialized skills, which can hinder market growth. Despite these constraints, there are significant opportunities in the surface inspection market, technological advancements in areas like artificial intelligence and machine vision are leading to more sophisticated and affordable inspection systems. As manufacturers look for ways to reduce waste, surface inspection systems can help them identify and eliminate defects early in the production process. Emerging new applications are constantly being developed for surface inspection, such as in the medical device and renewable energy industries by these drivers and opportunities, the growth of the market in the coming years will be significant.

Surface Inspection Market Key Developments:
  • Sep 2023, Cognex launched VisionPro® Surface, a vision software package specifically designed for inspecting the surface of materials.
  • May 2022, Matrox Imaging the launched a Matrox AltiZ, a sequence of integrated high-fidelity 3D profile sensors featuring a dual-camera single-laser design.

Surface Inspection Market Summary

Study Period

2024 - 2030

Base Year

2023

CAGR

8.2%

Largest Market

North America

Fastest Growing Market

Asia Pacific
Surface Inspection Market Dynamics

With the development of new technological advancements in the surface inspection market, traditional 2D systems can miss defects hidden in the shadows or uneven surfaces. 3D inspection provides a more complete picture, ensuring higher quality control. Cloud solutions offer several advantages. They eliminate the need for expensive on-site hardware and software, improve accessibility for remote monitoring, and allow for easier data storage and analysis. Connecting surface inspection systems to the Internet of Things (IoT) creates a network of intelligent devices. This allows for real-time data collection and analysis, enabling faster identification and correction of defects, leading to improved production efficiency.

Surface Inspection Market Segmentation

By Component
  • Hardware & Software
  • Camera
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Optics
  • Frame Grabber
  • Others
By Application
  • Automotive
  • Batteries
  • Smart Glass
  • Flexible Electronics
  • Flexible Electricals
  • Medical Equipment
  • Semiconductors
  • Others
By Deployment
  • Traditional
  • Robotic

Frequently Asked Questions

The surface inspection market was valued at USD 6,289.1 million in 2023 growing at a CAGR of 8.2%

The drive that fuelling the growth of the market are demand for high-quality products, consumers are increasingly expecting flawless products, and manufacturers are turning to surface inspection systems to ensure quality control.

Automotive, Batteries, Smart Glass, Flexible Electronics, Flexible Electricals, Medical Equipment, Semiconductors, and Others.

Market research is segmented based on the components, surface type, application, deployment, and region.

North America is the dominant in the surface inspection market

Key Features of the Reports

  • The report provides granular level information about the market size, regional market share, historic market (2019-2023), and forecast (2024-2030)
  • The report covers in-detail insights about the competitor’s overview, company share analysis, key market developments, and key strategies.
  • The report outlines drivers, restraints, unmet needs, and trends that are currently affecting the market.
  • The report tracks recent innovations, key developments, and start-up details that are actively working in the market.
  • The report provides a plethora of information about market entry strategies, regulatory framework, and reimbursement scenarios.
1. Executive Summary
2. Global Surface Inspection Market Introduction
2.1. Global Surface Inspection Market Taxonomy
2.2. Global Surface Inspection Market Definitions
2.2.1. Component
2.2.2. Application
2.2.3. Deployment
3. Global Surface Inspection Market Dynamics
3.1. Drivers
3.2. Restraints
3.3. Opportunities/Unmet Needs of the Market
3.4. Trends
3.5. Global Surface Inspection Market Dynamic Factors - Impact Analysis
3.6. Global Surface Inspection Market Competition Landscape
4. Global Surface Inspection Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030
4.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
4.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%)
4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5. Global Surface Inspection Market Forecast, By Component, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030
5.1. Hardware & Software
5.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.1.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5.2. Camera
5.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.2.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5.3. Lighting Equipment
5.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.3.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5.4. Optics
5.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.4.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5.5. Frame Grabber
5.5.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.5.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5.6. Others
5.6.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.6.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.6.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6. Global Surface Inspection Market Forecast, By Application, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030
6.1. Automotive
6.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.1.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6.2. Batteries
6.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.2.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6.3. Smart Glass
6.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.3.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6.4. Flexible Electronics
6.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.4.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6.5. Flexible Electricals
6.5.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.5.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6.6. Medical Equipment
6.6.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.6.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.6.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6.7. Semiconductors
6.7.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.7.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.7.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6.8. Others
6.8.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.8.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.8.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
7. Global Surface Inspection Market Forecast, By Deployment, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030
7.1. Traditional
7.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
7.1.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
7.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
7.2. Robotic
7.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
7.2.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
7.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8. Global Surface Inspection Market Forecast, By Region, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn) 
8.1. North America
8.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.1.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.2. Europe
8.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.2.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.3. Asia-Pacific
8.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.3.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.4. Latin America
8.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.4.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.5. Middle East and Africa
8.5.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.5.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.6. Global Surface Inspection Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, By Application, By Deployment, and Region, 2024 - 2030
9. North America Surface Inspection Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn) 
9.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
9.1.1. Hardware & Software
9.1.2. Camera
9.1.3. Lighting Equipment
9.1.4. Optics
9.1.5. Frame Grabber
9.1.6. Others
9.2. Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
9.2.1. Automotive
9.2.2. Batteries
9.2.3. Smart Glass
9.2.4. Flexible Electronics
9.2.5. Flexible Electricals
9.2.6. Medical Equipment
9.2.7. Semiconductors
9.2.8. Others
9.3. Deployment Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
9.3.1. Traditional
9.3.2. Robotic
9.4. Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn) Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
9.4.1. USA
9.4.2. Canada
9.5. North America Surface Inspection Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, By Application, By Deployment, and Country, 2024 - 2030
9.6. North America Surface Inspection Market Dynamics Trends
10. Europe Surface Inspection Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn) 
10.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
10.1.1. Hardware & Software
10.1.2. Camera
10.1.3. Lighting Equipment
10.1.4. Optics
10.1.5. Frame Grabber
10.1.6. Others
10.2. Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
10.2.1. Automotive
10.2.2. Batteries
10.2.3. Smart Glass
10.2.4. Flexible Electronics
10.2.5. Flexible Electricals
10.2.6. Medical Equipment
10.2.7. Semiconductors
10.2.8. Others
10.3. Deployment Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
10.3.1. Traditional
10.3.2. Robotic
10.4. Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn) Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
10.4.1. Germany
10.4.2. UK
10.4.3. France
10.4.4. Spain
10.4.5. Italy
10.4.6. Russia
10.4.7. Poland
10.4.8. Rest of Europe
10.5. Europe Surface Inspection Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, By Application, By Deployment and Country, 2024 - 2030
10.6. Europe Surface Inspection Market Dynamics Trends
11. Asia-Pacific Surface Inspection Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn) 
11.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
11.1.1. Hardware & Software
11.1.2. Camera
11.1.3. Lighting Equipment
11.1.4. Optics
11.1.5. Frame Grabber
11.1.6. Others
11.2. Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
11.2.1. Automotive
11.2.2. Batteries
11.2.3. Smart Glass
11.2.4. Flexible Electronics
11.2.5. Flexible Electricals
11.2.6. Medical Equipment
11.2.7. Semiconductors
11.2.8. Others
11.3. Deployment Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
11.3.1. Traditional
11.3.2. Robotic
11.4. Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn) Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
11.4.1. Japan
11.4.2. China
11.4.3. India
11.4.4. ASEAN
11.4.5. Australia & New Zealand
11.4.6. Rest of Asia-Pacific
11.5. Asia-Pacific Surface Inspection Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, By Application, By Deployment and Country, 2024 - 2030
11.6. Asia-Pacific Surface Inspection Market Dynamics Trends
12. Latin America Surface Inspection Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn) 
12.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
12.1.1. Hardware & Software
12.1.2. Camera
12.1.3. Lighting Equipment
12.1.4. Optics
12.1.5. Frame Grabber
12.1.6. Others
12.2. Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
12.2.1. Automotive
12.2.2. Batteries
12.2.3. Smart Glass
12.2.4. Flexible Electronics
12.2.5. Flexible Electricals
12.2.6. Medical Equipment
12.2.7. Semiconductors
12.2.8. Others
12.3. Deployment Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
12.3.1. Traditional
12.3.2. Robotic
12.4. Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn) Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
12.4.1. Brazil
12.4.2. Mexico
12.4.3. Argentina
12.4.4. Rest of Latin America
12.5. Latin America Surface Inspection Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, By Application, By Deployment and Country, 2024 - 2030
12.6. Latin America Surface Inspection Market Dynamics Trends
13. Middle East and Africa Surface Inspection Market Analysis, 2019 - 2023 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn) 
13.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
13.1.1. Hardware & Software
13.1.2. Camera
13.1.3. Lighting Equipment
13.1.4. Optics
13.1.5. Frame Grabber
13.1.6. Others
13.2. Application Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
13.2.1. Automotive
13.2.2. Batteries
13.2.3. Smart Glass
13.2.4. Flexible Electronics
13.2.5. Flexible Electricals
13.2.6. Medical Equipment
13.2.7. Semiconductors
13.2.8. Others
13.3. Deployment Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
13.3.1. Traditional
13.3.2. Robotic
13.4. Country Analysis 2019 - 2023 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn) Y-o-Y Growth (%) and Market Share (%)
13.4.1. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries
13.4.2. Israel
13.4.3. South Africa
13.4.4. Rest of MEA
13.5. MEA Surface Inspection Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, By Application, By Deployment and Country, 2024 - 2030
13.6. MEA Surface Inspection Market Dynamics Trends
14. Competition Landscape 
14.1. Strategic Dashboard of Top Market Players
14.2. Company Profiles (Introduction, Financial Analysis, Feedstock Material & Service Offerings, Key Developments, Strategies, and SWOT Analysis)
14.2.1. Baumer Inspection
14.2.2. Adept Technology, Inc.
14.2.3. Cognex Corporation
14.2.4. Vitronic GmbH
14.2.5. Teledyne DALSA Inc
14.2.6. Perceptron Inc
14.2.7. Dark Field Technologies, Inc.
14.2.8. Industrial Vision Systems Ltd.
14.2.9. ISRA Vision AG
14.2.10. ETS SuperVision BV
14.2.11. Cognex Corporation
14.2.12. Edmund Optics Inc
14.2.13. Panasonic Corporation
14.2.14. Omron Corporation
14.2.15. Microscan Systems, Inc.
15. Research Methodology
16. Key Assumptions and Acronyms
  • Cognex Corporation
  • ISRA VISION
  • OMRON Group
  • Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
  • KEYENCE CORPORATION
  • IN-CORE Systèmes
  • Matrox Imaging (now part of Zebra Technologies)
  • Basler AG
  • VITRONIC Machine Vision
  • Teledyne FLIR
  • Baumer
  • IMS Messsysteme GmbH
  • Panasonic
  • AMETEK
  • INB Vision GmbH

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