Global Aerial Imagery Market: Outlook
Due to significant growth in technologies along with the rapidly growing adoption of aerial imagery in many government and non-government industries has led to growth in this market. State and local governments increasing the use of satellite and aerial imagery to map essential public service projects is a prime factor responsible for a recent increase in the aerial imagery industry.
The global aerial imagery market is expected to reach around USD 4,000 million by 2024, with a CAGR over 12% during the forecast period. As per the market study, usage of drone for urban planning, forestry, and geology is anticipated to drive the market growth. This market has been growing due to the infrastructural development of smart cities across countries. The requirement for improved site evaluation and monitoring of water resources are among trends observed farther. Expansion of clear imagery, along with new technological development in the field of cameras and drones are other notable factors for the current global market. Huge opportunity lies in construction and agriculture sector for this market to flourish with good numbers in the future. The global aerial imagery market is moving towards consolidations as the market is witnessing acquisitions and partnerships among key players. The leading players are focusing especially on technological improvements and integrated as well as joint innovation practices to build an entirely new ecosystem for aerial imagery. This would further strengthen their position and market presence, globally.
This market overview section of the report demonstrates market dynamics such as key trends, drivers, restraints, and opportunities that influence the current nature and future scenario of the said market. Furthermore, various analysis methods like Porter’s are also included in the report to provide an in-depth view of the market scenario.
Global Aerial Imagery Market: Scope of the Report
Based on type, aerial imagery has been categorized into low oblique, vertical, and high oblique. Based on applications, the global aerial imagery market is categorized into disaster management, energy & resource management, surveillance & management, conservation & research, and construction & development. Aerial imagery has been further classified on the basis of different verticals such as government, energy and mining, defense, agriculture & forestry, civil engineering & archaeology, media & entertainment, and others. Finally, the report covers the analysis of these segments across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle-East & Africa, and Latin America along with the qualitative analysis for market estimates that boosts the growth of the global aerial imagery market during the forecast period.
Global Aerial Imagery Market: Research Summary
According to BlueWeave Consulting, the key findings of the report “Global Aerial Imagery Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast, 2024” are:
As per the findings of the research, government
vertical has been the largest revenue generator in the global aerial imagery
market, as compared to other verticals. Further, among various types of aerial
imagery, low oblique aerial imagery was the largest revenue contributor in
2017. Based on application, Surveillance and monitoring is expected to
contribute the largest revenue, during the forecast period
The market in North America is expected to grow
rapidly among all regions, during the forecast period. The fast growth is owed
to the increase in usage of aerial imagery for mapping sky-rise building, dams,
and oils & gas plants in the region. The upsurge in urbanization, along
with purposed investment in smart cities in the region, is expected to boost
the growth rate of the aerial imagery market. Increased military spending on
defense to keep the territory safe from external threat will drive the demand
for aerial imagery in the region.
Aerial imagery is used by governments of
numerous countries to monitor and manage environmental changes that are
occurring on a periodical basis due to change in climate and consumption pattern
of the population. It enables to improve town planning and also helps in
determining the optimal route location for various government projects. Aerial
imagery is also used by the government to assess damages caused due to any
untoward incident or man-made disaster
GLOBAL AERIAL IMAGERY MARKET, REVENUE FORECAST, USD (MILLION), 2014-2024
Global Aerial Imagery Product Market: Key Stakeholders
Aerial Research Organizations
Cloud Service Providers
Professional Service Providers
Safety Standard Providers
Value Added Resellers (VARs)
Industry Expert/ Consultants
Global Aerial Imagery Market: Research Methodology
The research was conducted covering desk research and primary research. Extensive secondary research was conducted using paid data sources including Forbes, Factiva, Hoovers, and OneSource. Additionally, several publicly-available data sources were used, including The Imagery & Geospatial Information Society (TIGIS), Professional Aerial Photographer Association (PAPA), American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and Defense Imagery and Geospatial Organizations (DIGO). These data sources were used to gather industry related information to develop an understanding of aerial imagery and government policies in their respective country. Data sources used for primary research included, but was not limited to, integrators, hardware manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and suppliers. Additionally, interviews were conducted through connecting with various industry respondents including C-level executives, directors, divisional heads, regional heads, expert consultants, and independent consultants. The primary research was conducted to gain market insights from industry respondents and validate the gathered information through desk research.
Global Aerial Imagery Market: Competitive Dynamics
Some of the global strategic developments during the research, depict the global aerial imagery market is moving towards consolidation. The leading players are focusing especially on technological improvements, and integrated and joint innovation practices to build an entirely new ecosystem for aerial imagery. This would further strengthen their position and market presence, globally. Some of the major companies operating in this industry include Eagle View Technologies, Fugro N.V., Digital Aerial Solutions LLC, Google Inc., Kuncera International Inc., Blom ASA, Getmapping PLC, and Nearmap Ltd.