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Worldwide Cloud Robotics Market; By Types (Industrial, commercial, military, personal), Connectivity Technology (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, and 5G), Deployment Model (Public, Private, and Hybrid), End-users (Manufacturing, Aerospace and defence, Education, Logistics, Agriculture, Home and Construction), By Region – Drivers, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecasts, 2016–2022

  • July, 2016
  • Domain: ICT - Social, Mobile, Analytics & Cloud (SMAC),digital technologies
Pages: 117
Tables: 76
Charts: 41
Regions/Countries: 4/18
Companies: 13
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Cloud robotics is an emerging field of robotics that offers a range of potential benefits for robots by combining cloud computing, cloud storage, and internet technologies. The cloud robotics allows robots to share resources and data with each other. It also collaborates with other machines, smart objects and humans. This creates a new paradigm in robotics that may lead to exciting developments in the coming years.

There is an increased interest in this technology from academics, governments, and industries worldwide. Many end-users have started focusing on this technology to reap the benefits.

Market Analysis

According to Infoholic Research, the Worldwide Cloud Robotics Market will witness a CAGR of 32.4% during the forecast period 2016–2022.

Increased adoption of wireless technologies, heightened number of data centers, rising awareness of cloud-enabled robotics technology, increasing spending on IoE technologies, rising mobile subscriber base in the developing countries, impact of big data boom, proliferation of smartphones/tablets and the emergence of commercial robotics trigger growth in the cloud robotics market. In the next 4–5 years, personal use of robots will become more of a reality.

Geographical segmentation

The market is segmented by the following regions – Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, ANZ and MEA.

Europe is poised to be the leading market for cloud robotics followed by North America and Asia Pacific. The Middle East & Africa and Latin America are set to be the emerging markets for cloud robotics.

Segmentation by Types

The market is segmented by the following types of robots- Military Robots, Industrial Robots, Commercial Robots and Personal Robots.

Segmentation by Deployment Mode

Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud are the three deployment modes.

Segmentation by End-users

The market is segmented by the following end-users – Manufacturing, Healthcare, Aerospace and Defense, Education, Agriculture, Logistics and Transportation, Construction and Others.

Key Vendors

The key players covered in this report are Google, Softbank, iRobot, Fanuc and KUKA.

Competitive Analysis

Current and predicted business strategies for the leading companies of the market is covered.

The report includes a detailed competitive benchmarking of the leading industry players based on metrics such as company profile, financial health, business objectives, business strategy and SWOT analysis.


The Worldwide Cloud Robotics market report is of significance to the key stakeholders of the cloud robotics market such as robotics industries, connectivity technology providers, end-users and cloud providers in the following ways:

  • Competitive analysis (i.e. current and future key business strategies of the competitors and their regional growth)

  • Drivers and growth opportunities in different regions

The study covers and analyzes the “Worldwide Cloud Robotics” market. It brings out the key industry insights, the report aims to provide an opportunity for players to understand the latest trends, current market scenario, government initiatives, and technologies related to the market. In addition, it helps the venture capitalist to understand the profile of companies and make informed decisions.

The report provides a detailed analysis of the cloud robotics market in terms of types of robots, connectivity technologies, deployments, end-users, and regions. It includes information related to latest industry and market trends, key stakeholders, industry pest analysis, competitive landscape, details of the ongoing and upcoming cloud robotics projects and assessment of regions, types, end-users, and deployment models. The report can help the robotics hardware players in understanding and collaborating with the technology providers. It helps cloud providers in getting more knowledge about the robotics market.

The report can also be tailored as per the specific information need of the user. The customization is available based on technologies, end-users, robot types and vendor profiles.

1     Industry Outlook  

1.1        Industry Overview

1.2        Industry Trends

1.3        Pest Analysis

2     Cloud Robotics Market Report Outline  

2.1        Report Scope

2.2 Cloud Robotics Market Report Summary

2.2        Research Methodology

2.3        Report Assumptions

3     Cloud Robotics Market Snapshot 

3.1        Total Addressable Market (TAM)

3.2        Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)

3.3        Related Markets

3.3.1     Industrial Automation

3.3.2     Industrial Robotics

4     Cloud Robotics Market Outlook 

4.1        Overview

4.2        Market trend and impact

4.3        Market Segmentation

4.4        Evolution

4.5        Architecture

5     Cloud Robotics Market Characteristics

5.1        Traditional Robots v/s Cloud Robots

5.2        Market Dynamics

5.2.1     Drivers    Wireless technology advancements    Reducing cost for maintenance and updates    Increasing adoption of IoT    Cheaper, smaller and lightweight

5.2.2     Restraints    Privacy and security concern    High initial cost and difficult in system architecture    Proper internet connectivity

5.2.3     Opportunities    Aging population with care needs    Increasing demand from emerging countries    New business opportunity

5.3        Porter 5 (Five) Forces

6     Connectivity Technology: Market Size and Analysis 

6.1        Overview

6.2        Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

6.2.1     Overview

6.2.2     Market Size and Analysis

6.3        Wi-Fi/WiMAX

6.3.1     Overview

6.3.2     Market Size and Analysis

6.4        3G

6.4.1     Overview

6.4.2     Market Size and Analysis

6.5        4G

6.5.1     Overview

6.5.2     Market Size and Analysis

6.6        5G

6.6.1     Overview

6.6.2     Market Size and Analysis

7     Types: Market Size and Analysis 

7.1        Overview

7.2        Military Robots

7.2.1     Overview

7.3        Industrial Robots

7.3.1     Overview

7.4        Commercial Robots

7.5        Personal Robots

8     Deployment Model: Market Size and Analysis 

8.1        Overview

8.2        Public Cloud

8.2.1     Public Cloud Segmentation by Service Model

8.3        Private Cloud

8.3.1     Private Cloud Segmentation by Service Model

8.4        Hybrid Cloud

8.5        Robotics as a Service (RaaS)

9     End-Users: Market Size and Analysis 

9.1        Overview

9.2        Manufacturing

9.3        Healthcare/Medicine

9.4        Aerospace and Defense

9.5        Education

9.6        Agriculture

9.7        Logistics/Transportation

9.8        Construction

9.9        Others

10   Regions: Market Size and Analysis 

10.1     Overview

10.1.1  Americas US Canada Mexico  64 Brazil

10.1.2  Europe Slovenia Germany UK France

10.1.3  Asia Pacific China Japan South Korea India Singapore Malaysia Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)

10.1.4  Middle East & Africa (MEA) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Saudi Arabia South Africa

11   Market Attractiveness 

11.1     Market Attractiveness by Types

11.2     Market Attractiveness by Deployment Model

11.3     Market Attractiveness by End-user

11.4     Market Attractiveness by Region

12   Competitive Landscape

12.1     Overview

12.1.1  SoftBank

12.1.2  Google Inc.

12.1.3  iRobot

12.1.4  KuKa Ag

12.2     Other Vendors

12.3     Mergers & Acquisition (M&A)

12.4     Collaborations

13   Vendors 

13.1     Google Inc.

13.1.1  Overview

13.1.2  Business Unit

13.1.3  Geographic Revenue

13.1.4  Business Focus

13.1.5  SWOT Analysis

13.1.6  Business Strategy

13.2     iRobot Corp.

13.2.1  Overview

13.2.2  Business Unit

13.2.3  Geographic Revenue

13.2.4  Business Focus

13.2.5  SWOT Analysis

13.2.6  Business Strategy

13.3     Fanuc Corp.

13.3.1  Overview

13.3.2  Business Unit

13.3.3  Geographic Revenue

13.3.4  Business Focus

13.3.5  SWOT Analysis

13.3.6  Business Strategy

13.4     SoftBank Robotics Holding Corp.

13.4.1  Overview

13.4.2  Business Unit

13.4.3  Geographic Revenue

13.4.4  Business Focus

13.4.5  SWOT Analysis

13.4.6     Business Strategy

13.5     KuKa AG (KuKa Group)

13.5.1  Overview

13.5.2  Business Unit

13.5.3  Geographic Revenue

13.5.4  Business Focus

13.5.5  SWOT Analysis

13.5.6  Business Strategy

14   Global Generalist 

14.1     IBM Corp.

14.1.1  Overview

14.1.2  IBM Market

14.1.3  IBM in Cloud Robotics Market

14.2     Microsoft Corp.

14.2.1  Overview

14.2.2  Microsoft Market

14.2.3  Microsoft in Cloud Robotics Market

14.3     ABB Robotics

14.3.1  Overview

14.3.2  ABB Market

14.3.3  ABB in Cloud Robotics Market

15   Company to Watch For 

15.1     Ecovacs Robotics

15.1.1  Overview

15.1.2  Ecovacs Market

15.1.3  Ecovacs in Cloud Robotics Market

15.2     CloudMinds

15.2.1  Overview

15.2.2  CloudMinds Market

15.2.3  CloudMinds in Cloud Robotics Market


15.3.1  Overview

15.3.2  OZOBOT & EVOLLVE Market

15.3.3  OZOBOT & EVOLLVE in Cloud Robotics Market

15.4     Ninebot

15.4.1  Overview

15.4.2  Ninebot Market

15.4.3  Ninebot in Cloud Robotics market

15.5     Erle Robotics

15.5.1  Overview

15.5.2  Erle Robotics Market

15.5.3  Erle Robotics in Cloud Robotics Market


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Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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