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Saudi Arabia Conversational Ai Market

Saudi Arabia Conversational Ai Market

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market - By Component (Solutions, Managed Services, Professional Services); By Type (Chatbots, Intelligent Virtual Assistant (IVAs)); By Deployment Mode (Cloud, On-premises); By Technology (Natural Language Processing (NLP), ML & Deep Learning, Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR)); By End User (BFSI, Healthcare, IT & Telecom, Retail & eCommerce, Education, Media & Entertainment, Automotive), Trend Analysis, Competitive Landscape & Forecast, 2019–2029

  • Published Date: July 2023
  • Report ID: BWC23575
  • Available Format: PDF
  • Page: 200

Report Overview

Rising demand to embrace AI-powered digital experience across government sector and increasing advancements in technology are projected to propel the expansion of the Saudi Arabia conversational artificial intelligence market during the forecast period between 2023 and 2029.

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market - Industry Trends & Forecast Report, 2029

Saudi Arabia conversational AI (artificial intelligence) market size was estimated at USD 0.44 billion in 2022. During the forecast period between 2023 and 2029, the size of Saudi Arabia conversational AI market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 21.53% reaching a value of USD 1.7 billion by 2029. Major growth drivers for the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market include an increasing demand for automation and personalized customer experiences and rapid advancement of technology. Various industries, including banking, telecommunications, healthcare, and e-commerce, have been incorporating conversational AI to enhance customer experience, automate processes, and improve efficiency. Virtual assistants and chatbots have become popular tools for customer support, reducing response times and providing personalized assistance. The Saudi Arabian government's Vision 2030 initiative, which aims to diversify the economy and promote digital transformation, has also played a role in driving the adoption of conversational AI solutions. The increasing smartphone penetration rate and the growing tech-savvy population in Saudi Arabia have further contributed to the expansion of the conversational AI market.

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market – Overview

The Saudi Arabia conversational AI market focuses on developing, deploying, and adopting AI technologies that enable human-like conversations. Organizations leverage NLP, machine learning, speech recognition, and NLU to create virtual assistants and chatbots. With applications in banking, healthcare, and customer support, the aim is to enhance experiences and efficiency. The market involves domestic and international players, developing tailored solutions for Saudi Arabian businesses. Growth is driven by technological advancements, government initiatives, and increasing demand for automation and digital transformation. The market thrives on AI research, development investments, and widespread adoption of AI technologies in the country.

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market

Growth Drivers

Increasing Adoption of Technology Advancements

Technological advancements have played a pivotal role in propelling the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market to new heights. Innovations in natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, and speech recognition have empowered machines to engage in human-like conversations, revolutionizing customer interactions. These advancements have enabled the creation of intelligent virtual assistants and chatbots that enhance customer experiences, automate processes, and provide personalized assistance. Saudi Arabian businesses are embracing these technologies to improve operational efficiency and drive digital transformation. With continuous advancements, the conversational AI market in Saudi Arabia is poised for further growth, fostering innovation and delivering cutting-edge solutions across various industries.

Restraints

Privacy and Security Breaches

Privacy and security breaches present significant challenges and act as restraints on the growth of the Saudi Arabia's conversational artificial intelligence (AI) market. As conversational AI involves handling sensitive data and personal information, any breach can lead to severe consequences, including loss of trust from customers and regulatory non-compliance. Saudi Arabia's commitment to data privacy and security necessitates stringent measures to protect user data and ensure compliance with relevant regulations. To overcome these restraints, businesses and AI solution providers must prioritize robust privacy protocols, implement strong security measures, and adhere to stringent data protection regulations to instill confidence and foster the growth of the conversational AI market.

Impact of COVID-19 on Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market

COVID-19 pandemic had a positive impact on the Saudi Arabia conversational artificial intelligence (AI) market. The pandemic accelerated the adoption of digital technologies, including conversational AI, as businesses sought to adapt to remote work and deliver contactless customer experiences. The increased demand for AI-powered virtual assistants and chatbots for customer support and information dissemination was observed. However, the economic uncertainties caused by the pandemic affected some industries, leading to budget constraints and reduced investments in AI technologies. Despite the initial setbacks, the long-term potential of conversational AI remained promising as organizations prioritized digital transformation and enhanced their capabilities for the post-pandemic era.

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market

Segmental Coverage

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market – By Component

By component, the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market is divided into Solutions, Managed Services, and Professional Services segments. The solutions segment held the highest share in the Saudi Arabia conversational AI Market, due to a growing demand for ready-made, comprehensive conversational AI solutions. Businesses across various industries are seeking pre-built solutions that can be quickly implemented and customized to their specific needs, saving time and resources. Leveraging pre-built solutions can be more cost-effective compared to developing custom conversational AI solutions. The upfront investment required for developing and maintaining in-house AI capabilities can be significant, making solutions an attractive option, especially for smaller businesses with limited budgets. Also, solutions provided by conversational AI vendors often come with pre-built frameworks, tools, and integrations, making them easier to implement compared to developing custom solutions from scratch. This ease of implementation attracts businesses that want to deploy conversational AI quickly and efficiently.

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Trend

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market – By Type

Based on type, the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market is bifurcated into Chatbots and Intelligent Virtual Assistant (IVA) segments. The chatbots segment holds a higher market share and is projected to maintain its leading position over the forecast period. This dominance is attributed to the pivotal role chatbots play in customer support services. Chatbots are primarily utilized for data collection purposes and also serve as a means for customers to seek clarification regarding products, services, or appointment bookings. The market features a wide array of conversational AI service providers who develop virtual assistants and chatbots with limited customization options tailored to individual users.

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Share

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market – By Deployment Mode

Based on deployment mode, the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market is split into Cloud and On-premises segments. The on-premises segment holds a higher share in Saudi Arabia conversational AI market, due to data security concerns, regulatory compliance requirements, and the need for greater control over sensitive information. Many businesses in Saudi Arabia prefer on-premises solutions to maintain full control over their data, ensure compliance with local regulations, and address privacy concerns. Also, on-premises deployments provide a higher level of customization and integration capabilities, enabling organizations to tailor the conversational AI solutions to their specific requirements. This preference for on-premises solutions has propelled its dominance in the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market.

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Size

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market – By Technology

Based on technology, the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market is divided into Natural Language Processing (NLP), ML & Deep Learning, and Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) segments. The NLP (Natural Language Processing) segment holds the highest share in the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market due to its critical role in enabling effective communication between humans and AI systems. NLP technology allows AI systems to understand, interpret, and respond to human language, facilitating seamless interactions. In the Saudi Arabia, with its diverse population and multilingual environment, the demand for conversational AI solutions that can handle multiple languages and dialects is significant. NLP enables chatbots and virtual assistants to comprehend and generate human-like responses, resulting in enhanced customer experiences. By leveraging NLP capabilities, businesses in the Saudi Arabia can deliver personalized interactions, gather valuable insights, and improve overall customer satisfaction.

Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market – By End User

Based on end user, the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market is segmented as BFSI, Healthcare, IT & Telecom, Retail & eCommerce, Education, Media & Entertainment, Automotive, and Other (including Government, Hospitality, Manufacturing) segments. The retail & e-commerce segment dominated the Saudi Arabia market. By leveraging persuasive, expressive, and intelligent conversational AI tools, the retail & e-commerce industries have enhanced their customer service capabilities. During the forecast period, the BFSI segment is expected to witness the fastest growth, driven by the adoption of AI chatbots in financial and banking services. These chatbots assist consumers in secure payment transactions, provide fraud alerts, and support employees in performing repetitive tasks such as managing internal documentation. Also, the automotive segment is expected to dominate the market, as AI voice assistants enable convenient vehicle controls, real-time recommendations, and improved passenger experiences. In healthcare, chatbots have emerged as mature AI-powered technologies, revolutionizing patient-provider interactions and delivering targeted healthcare information to individuals when needed. They contribute to improving healthcare systems, assisting medical personnel, and enhancing the overall patient experience.

Competitive Landscape

Major players operating in the Saudi Arabia conversational AI market include Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Inc., IBM, Oracle, Nuance Communications, Inc., FIS, SAP SE, Artificial Solutions, and Kore.ai, Inc. To further enhance their market share, these companies employ various strategies, including mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures, license agreements, and new product launches.

Scope of the Report

Attributes

Details

Years Considered

Historical Data – 2019–2022

Base Year – 2022

Estimated Year – 2023

Forecast Period – 2023–2029

Facts Covered

Revenue in USD Billion

Market Coverage

Saudi Arabia

Product/ Service Segmentation

Component, Type, Deployment, Technology, End User, Region

Key Players

Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Inc., IBM, Oracle, Nuance Communications, Inc., FIS, SAP SE, Artificial Solutions, Kore.ai, Inc.

 

By Component

  • Solutions

  • Managed Services

  • Professional Services

By Type

  • Chatbots

  • Intelligent virtual assistant (IVA)

By Deployment

  • Cloud

  • On-premises

By Technology

  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)

  • ML & Deep Learning

  • Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR)

By End User

  • BFSI

  • Healthcare

  • IT & Telecom

  • Retail & eCommerce

  • Education

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Automotive

  1. Research Framework
    1. Research Objective
    2. Product Overview
    3. Market Segmentation
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Insights
    1. Industry Value Chain Analysis
    2. DROC Analysis
      1. Growth Drivers
        1. Rising Demand to Embrace AI-powered Digital Experience Across Government Sector
        2. Advancements in Technology
      2. Restraints
        1. Privacy and Security Breaches
      3. Opportunities
        1. Increasing Usage of Generative Models in Conversational AI
      4. Challenges
        1. Apprehensiveness Over Disclosing Personal or Sensitive Information
    3. Technology Advancements/Recent Developments
    4. Regulatory Framework
    5. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
      1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
      2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
      3. Threat of New Entrants
      4. Threat of Substitutes
      5. Intensity of Rivalry
  4. Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Overview
    1. Market Size & Forecast, 2019–2029
      1. By Value (USD Million)
    2. Market Share & Forecast
      1. By Component
        1. Solutions
        2. Managed Services
        3. Professional Services
      2. By Type
        1. Chatbots
        2. Intelligent Virtual Assistant (IVA)
      3. By Deployment
        1. Cloud
        2. On-premises
      4. By Technology
        1. Natural Language Processing (NLP)
        2. ML & Deep Learning
        3. Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR)
      5. By End User
        1. BFSI
        2. Healthcare
        3. IT & Telecom
        4. Retail & eCommerce
        5. Education
        6. Media & Entertainment
        7. Automotive
        8. Others (including Government, Hospitality, Manufacturing)
  5. Competitive Landscape
    1. List of Key Players and Their Offerings
    2. Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Company Market Share Analysis, 2022
    3. Competitive Benchmarking, By Operating Parameters
    4. Key Strategic Developments (Mergers, Acquisitions, Partnerships, etc.)
  6. Impact of Covid-19 on Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market
  7. Company Profile (Company Overview, Financial Matrix, Competitive Landscape, Key Personnel, Key Competitors, Contact Address, Strategic Outlook, SWOT Analysis)
    1. Google
    2. Microsoft
    3. Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    4. IBM
    5. Oracle
    6. Nuance Communications, Inc.
    7. FIS
    8. SAP SE
    9. Artificial Solutions
    10. Kore.ai, Inc.
    11. Other Prominent Players
  8. Key Strategic Recommendations
  9. Research Methodology
    1. Qualitative Research
      1.  Primary & Secondary Research
    2.  Quantitative Research
    3.  Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
      1.  Secondary Research
      2.  Primary Research
    4. Breakdown of Primary Research Respondents, By Region
    5.  Assumptions & Limitations

*Financial information of non-listed companies can be provided as per availability.

**The segmentation and the companies are subject to modifications based on in-depth secondary research for the final deliverable.

 

List of Figures

 

Figure 1       Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Segmentation

Figure 2       Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Value Chain Analysis

Figure 3       Company Market Share Analysis, 2022

Figure 4       Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2019–2029

Figure 5       Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Share, By Component, By Value, 2019–2029

Figure 6       Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Share, By Type, By Value, 2019–2029

Figure 7       Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Share, By Deployment, By Value, 2019–2029

Figure 8       Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Share, By Technology, By Value, 2019–2029

Figure 9       Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Share, By End User, By Value, 2019–2029

 

List of Tables

 

Table 1        Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2019–2029

Table 2        Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Size, By Component, By Value, 2019–2029

Table 3        Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Size, By Type, By Value, 2019–2029

Table 4        Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Size, By Deployment, By Value, 2019–2029

Table 5        Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Size, By Technology, By Value, 2019–2029

Table 6        Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market Size, By End User, By Value, 2019–2029

Table 7        Google Company Overview

Table 8        Google Financial Overview

Table 9        Microsoft Company Overview

Table 10      Microsoft Financial Overview

Table 11      Amazon Web Services, Inc. Company Overview

Table 12      Amazon Web Services, Inc. Financial Overview

Table 13      IBM Company Overview

Table 14      IBM Financial Overview

Table 15      Oracle Company Overview

Table 16      Oracle Financial Overview

Table 17      Nuance Communications, Inc. Company Overview

Table 18      Nuance Communications, Inc. Financial Overview

Table 19      FIS Company Overview

Table 20      FIS Financial Overview

Table 21      SAP SE Company Overview

Table 22      SAP SE Financial Overview

Table 23      Artificial Solutions Company Overview

Table 24      Artificial Solutions Financial Overview

Table 25      Kore.ai, Inc. Company Overview

Table 26      Kore.ai, Inc. Financial Overview

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Ans: The chatbots segment is expected to hold a higher market share in the Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market by type.
Ans: The solutions segment is expected to hold the highest market share in the Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market by component.
Ans: Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market size was estimated at USD 0.44 billion in 2022.
Ans: Major factors driving the growth of the Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market include an increasing demand to embrace AI-powered digital experience across government sector and increasing advancement in technology.
Ans: Key players in the Saudi Arabia Conversational AI Market include Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Inc., IBM, Oracle, Nuance Communications, Inc., FIS, SAP SE, Artificial Solutions, and Kore.ai, Inc.