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Global Automated Optical Inspection Market (2021 to 2026)

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DUBLIN, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Automated Optical Inspection Market with COVID-19 Impact Analysis by Type (2D AOI, 3D AOI), Technology (Inline AOI, Offline AOI), Industry, Application (Fabrication Phase, Assembly Phase), Elements of AOI, and Region – Forecast to 2026” report has been added to’s offering.

The automated optical inspection market was valued at USD 598 million in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 1,660 million by 2026. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.8{e57914006a8ae7dd822b0ffee5e034ba262162093b8b469abc10e334876b5667} during the forecast period.

Advantages of AOI over other inspection methods, upsurge in the demand for consumer electronics amidst pandemic, rising need for miniature, high-speed PCBs, demand for higher productivity by electronics manufacturing services (EMS) companies, and growing demand for electronics in automotive sector are contributing to the growth of the automated optical inspection market. Advent of SMART technology, newer applications of AOI systems apart from PCB inspection, and growing demand for AOI systems for inspection of IC substrates act as a growth opportunity for the market players.

Based on the type, 3D AOI systems to account a larger share during 2021-2026.

The 3D AOI system market is expected to be dominant and faster during the forecast period. Large-scale manufacturing units primarily make use of 3D AOI systems. 3D AOI systems have high operational costs and use complex programming codes for functioning but are more efficient and sensitive at detecting defects and faults than 2D AOI systems. 3D AOI systems can detect faults in PCB substrates as well as in the ball grid array (BGA), which makes them superior to 2D AOI systems. Further, the ability to quickly inspect defects in tall components, significant reduction in false call rates, and ability to provide volumetric data of components under inspection make 3D AOI systems an ideal choice for electronic manufacturing service (EMS) providers in the coming years.

Inline AOI systems to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period.

The inline AOI system is expected to be a larger and faster-growing market during the forecast period. Inline AOI systems offer a higher rate of PCB inspection, which is ideal for electronics manufacturing companies involved in high-volume production. Hence, most large manufacturing companies install multiple inline AOI systems in their production lines to speed up the inspection process. Several key manufacturers are making innovations and developments in inline AOI systems. For instance, in March 2021, Viscom developed the new Heavy Flex handling solution. The Heavy Flex handling options are available for Viscom’s S3016 ultra AOI system for optical inline 3D inspection. Also, in June 2020, GOEPEL launched two new AOI systems. The 3D XE series of AOI platforms is characterized by low acquisition costs whilst still delivering full 3D inspection functionality. The series consists of the standalone system Basic Line – 3D XE and the inline system Advanced Line – 3D XE.

Consumer Electronics industry accounted for the largest share of the automated optical inspection market during the forecast period

The consumer electronics segment is expected to hold the largest share of the AOI system market during the forecast period. The miniaturization of electronic gadgets has further increased the complexity of internal circuits and components. To efficiently inspect complex PCBs of small and compact consumer electronic devices, manufacturers are increasingly using advanced AOI systems to offer high-quality products to customers. The trend of having one device with multiple functionalities has made modern-day electronic devices such as smartphones, laptops, and wearables more complex in architecture. The increased complexity of these devices requires highly advanced AOI systems for inspection. Further, with the rise in the adoption of 3D inspection technology, AOI systems are going to play a vital role in maintaining the high-quality standards of these complex consumer electronic devices.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Growth Opportunities in Automated Optical Inspection Market
4.2 Automated Optical Inspection Market, by Type
4.3 Automated Optical Inspection Market, by Technology
4.4 Automated Optical Inspection Market, by Industry
4.5 Automated Optical Inspection Market, by Country

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 Drivers Advantages of Aoi Over Other Inspection Methods Upsurge in Demand for Consumer Electronics Amidst Pandemics Rising Need for Miniature, High-Speed Pcbs Demand for Higher Productivity by Electronics Manufacturing Services (Ems) Companies Growing Demand for Electronics in Automotive Sector
5.2.2 Restraints False Call Rate of Image-Based Aoi Systems Requirement of Highly Skilled Personnel
5.2.3 Opportunities Advent of Smart Technology Newer Applications for Aoi Systems Apart from Pcb Inspection Growing Demand for Aoi Systems for Inspection of Ic Substrates
5.2.4 Challenges Requirement of Sophisticated Hardware and Software Systems to Handle Large Amount of Data Availability of Superior Inspection Technology as a Substitute
5.3 Value Chain Analysis
5.4 Ecosystem Analysis
5.5 Revenue Shift and New Revenue Pockets for Aoi Market
5.6 Case Study Analysis
5.6.1 Microart Services Inc Used Cyberoptics’ Qx250I 2D Aoi System for Post Solder Inspection
5.6.2 Laritech Chose Koh Young Technology as Their Inspection Partner
5.6.3 E.D.&A. Invests in Viscom 3D Aoi for Tht Line
5.7 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.8 Technology Analysis
5.8.1 Artificial Intelligence (Ai) in Aoi
5.8.2 Aoi to Help Accelerate Industry 4.0 Transformation
5.9 Pricing Analysis
5.10 Trade Analysis
5.11 Patent Analysis
5.12 Regulatory Landscape
5.12.1 Regulatory Landscape
5.12.2 Restriction of Hazardous Substances (Rohs)
5.12.3 Waste of Electronic and Electrical Equipment (Weee)
5.12.4 European Conformity (Ce)
5.12.5 Electronic Components Industry Association (Ecia)

6 Automated Optical Inspection Market, by Application
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Fabrication Phase
6.3 Assembly Phase

7 Elements of Aoi System
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Elements of Aoi System
7.2.1 Camera System Monochrome Camera Color Camera
7.2.2 Lighting System Fluorescent Lighting Led Lighting Uv (Ultraviolet) or Ir (Infrared) Lighting
7.2.3 Computer System
7.2.4 Software
7.3 Defect Detection Process
7.3.1 Image Comparison Cad Data Golden Board Image Classification Process of an Image
7.3.2 Algorithm-Based Detection
7.4 Types of Pcbs Used for Defect Detection
7.4.1 Single-Sided Pcb Application of Single-Sided Pcb
7.4.2 Double-Sided Pcb Application of Double-Sided Pcb
7.4.3 Multilayer Pcb Application of Multilayer Pcb
7.4.4 High-Density Interconnect (Hdi) Boards Application of Hdi Boards
7.4.5 Flexible Pcb Application of Flexible Pcbs
7.4.6 Rigid Flexible Pcb Application of Rigid Flexible Pcb
7.4.7 Ic Substrate Application of Ic Substrate

8 Aoi System Market, by Type
8.1 Introduction
8.2 3D Aoi Systems
8.2.1 Ability to Inspect Coplanarity of Components and Provide Volumetric Measurement Data to Drive Demand
8.2.2 Methodologies of 3D Aoi Inspection Laser Measurement Multi-Frequency Moire Phase Shift Image Processing
8.3 2D Aoi Systems
8.3.1 Higher Rate of False Calls Will Lead to Shrinking Demand

9 Aoi System Market, by Technology
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Inline Aoi
9.2.1 Need for Faster Pcb Inspection to Drive Demand
9.3 Offline Aoi
9.3.1 Less Accuracy in Fault Detection Will Lead to Moderate Demand

10 Aoi System Market, by Industry
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Consumer Electronics
10.2.1 Rising Need for Smart Devices to Drive Demand
10.3 Telecommunications
10.3.1 Emerging Wireless Communication Technologies Contribute to Drive Demand
10.4 Automotive
10.4.1 Industrial IoT Enables Automotive Industry to Adopt Aoi Systems
10.5 Medical Devices
10.5.1 Rising Digitization in Medical Devices to Drive Demand
10.6 Aerospace & Defense
10.6.1 Need for High-Quality Electronic Components to Drive Demand
10.7 Industrial Electronics
10.7.1 Increasing Industrial Digitization to Drive Demand
10.8 Energy & Power
10.8.1 Upgrade of Energy Infrastructure to Drive Demand

11 Aoi Market, by Region

12 Competitive Landscape
12.1 Overview
12.2 Top Five Company Revenue Analysis
12.3 Market Share Analysis, 2020
12.4 Competitive Leadership Mapping
12.4.1 Star
12.4.2 Emerging Leader
12.4.3 Pervasive
12.4.4 Participant
12.5 Small and Medium Enterprises (Sme) Evaluation Matrix, 2020
12.5.1 Progressive Companies
12.5.2 Responsive Companies
12.5.3 Dynamic Companies
12.5.4 Starting Blocks
12.6 Aoi Market: Product Footprint
12.7 Competitive Situations and Trends
12.7.1 Aoi Market: Product Launches, April 2019-March 2021
12.7.2 Aoi Market: Deals, May 2019-January 2021

13 Company Profiles
13.1 Introduction
13.2 Key Players
13.2.1 Koh Young Technology
13.2.2 Test Research
13.2.3 Omron
13.2.4 Viscom
13.2.5 Saki Corporation
13.2.6 Nordson
13.2.7 Kla
13.2.8 Camtek
13.2.9 Cyberoptics
13.2.10 Goepel Electronic
13.3 Other Players
13.3.1 Mirtec
13.3.2 Marantz Electronics
13.3.3 Machine Vision Products
13.3.4 Mycronic Ab (Vi Technology)
13.3.5 Aoi Systems
13.3.6 Dcb Automation
13.3.7 Pemtron
13.3.8 Parmi
13.3.9 Stratus Vision
13.3.10 Asc International
13.3.11 Manncorp
13.3.12 Ascen Technology
13.3.13 Screen Pe Solutions
13.3.14 Aoi Vision Pte
13.3.15 Seho Systems

14 Adjacent and Related Markets

15 Appendix

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