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Global Automated Optical Inspection Market: Increasing Areas of Applications Expected to Pave the Way for Market Extension

Global Automated Optical Inspection Market

Automated optical inspection is the field of visual inspection which is carried out during the manufacturing processes of different products and in different industries. One of the most widely accepted applications of this visual inspection method is for the manufacturing of printed circuit boards. This system involves the usage of autonomous cameras which handles the detection and scanning of device for identifying any manufacturing or quality defects. It is a non-contact testing method involving

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The main factors boosting the market are:

  • Increased demand for electronic appliances and electronic components: Due to massive usage of automated optical inspection systems for electronics manufacturing processes any impact on the electronics industry has a direct impact on automated optical inspection systems as well. Positive rate of growth for electronic appliances and components are subsequently increasing the rate of demands for automated optical inspection systems as these systems ensure that the products being manufactured are of the highest quality, without any defects and can be operated for a long duration
  • Demand for increased efficiency of output from the manufacturers of electronic companies: Another factor that is enhancing the levels of demand for these systems is the focus of electronic manufacturing organizations to enhance the efficiency of their production line and maintain the right balance of quality products with efficient output rate. This is attainable with the help of utilizing automated optical inspection systems throughout their production line as it is a non-contact based detection method which doesn’t need to halt production to detect the defects from the manufactured products

The market is segmented on the basis of type as 2D AOI systems, 3D AOI systems; technology as inline AOI, offline AOI; industry as consumer electronics, telecommunications, automotive, medical devices, aerospace & defense, industrial electronics, energy & power.

Some of the recent market developments are as follows:

  • In January 2019, Mycronic announced the availability of smart “MYPro Line” assembly solution during the IPC APEX 2019 exhibition held from January 29-31, 2019 in San Diego, California, United States. The company exhibited the capabilities of this product involving jet printing, 3D SPI, 3D AOI, pick-and-place solutions as well as intelligent storage solutions. This assembly solution will enable consumers to adopt a unified solution for all their assembly line requirements
  • In June 2017, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announced the launch of their latest automated optical inspection (AOI) system which will be commercially available from August 1. “YSi-V 12M TypeHS2” is a high-end hybrid automated optical inspection (AOI) system offering high-speed inspection at a significantly high-speed of operations

 “According to Data Bridge Market Research, global automated optical inspection market is expected to reach USD 2569.32 million by 2026, growing at a healthy CAGR during the forecast period of 2019 to 2026”

Some of the major players operating in the market are KOH YOUNG TECHNOLOGY inc., MIRTEC CO. LTD., Nanotronics, Omron Corporation, Test Research Inc., Viscom AG, ASC International, Camtek, CyberOptics Corporation, DAIICHI JITSUGYO CO. LTD., Nordson Corporation, Orbotech, GÖPEL electronic GmbH, MEK Marantz Electronics Ltd, Machine Vision Products INC., Saki Corporation, Vi TECHNOLOGY, AOI Systems, DCB Automation, PEMTRON Corp., PARMI Corp, and Stratus Vision GmbH.

One of the most significant applications of automated optical inspection system is its utilization during the inspection of PCB’s (Printed Circuit Boards) development/manufacturing. Although its usage for this industry is still expected to hold a major share their usage in other application areas will create valuable opportunities for growth of market share of these players while enhancing their presence and revenue generating capabilities for the forthcoming period.

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