- 3disc Americas, Inc.
- AGFA Healthcare
- Canon U.S.A., Inc.
- GE Healthcare
- Imaging Dynamics Company
- North Star Imaging, Inc.
Analog X-ray systems, which had major share in the market until 2005, are being replaced by advanced technologies such as computed radiography (CR) and digital radiography (DR). Advantages such as low dosage, better image quality, enhanced image storage, and immediate image analysis have made the latter more attractive over conventional analog systems. The availability of image detectors technologies like CCD, CMOS and flat panel detectors are being used to retrofit and convert the old existing analog X-ray units into CR and DR systems; this is driving the up-gradation of analog systems into digital.
Hospital and diagnostic centers are continuously adapting to the change in technology to provide better services for their patients. Concerns over excess radiation exposure, poor image quality, time required, and requirement of large space has forced many to adopt and upgrade into digital X-ray systems. Advancement and adoption of digital image processing software and picture archiving and communication system (PACS) has enhanced the ability of technicians in providing accurate diagnosis and better service to their patients.
The digital X-ray market is driven by technological
advances in automation, growing aging population, and need for improved and faster imaging methods for higher patient throughput. The growing incidences of chronic disease like tuberculosis, pneumonia and other gastrointestinal disorders are propelling the market in both developed and developing countries. High costs and ionizing radiations are the main factors that restrain the growth of this market, while intense competition and the economic downturn are key challenges.
The global X-ray market is expected to grow at a steady CAGR of 4.5% from 2013 to 2018. Among digital systems, digital radiography is the fastest growing at a CAGR of 5.43%. Mammography, fluoroscopy and other imaging applications like musculoskeletal, whole body imaging and neonatal imaging methods are fast-growing application markets. In the product category, complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) and flat panel image sensor markets are expected to experience high growth, owing to their distinct technical advantages over charge-coupled devices and film-based sensors.
Demographically, the markets in North America and Europe are expected to remain dominant in terms of market share, while Asia is poised to experience rapid growth. Untapped markets in Asia are expected to offer new growth opportunities in the forecast period. Increased expenditure on healthcare infrastructure is boosting the healthcare market in China. With dense population, the growing number of aging people, and increased adoption of digital X-ray systems, China is expected to supersede other Asian markets.
The report also profiles leading participants of this industry and their recent developments and strategic activities. These include Agfa HealthCare, (Belgium), Canon U.S.A (U.S.), Philips Healthcare (The Netherlands), Siemens Healthcare (Germany), CareStream Health (US), Fujifilm Medical Systems, Inc. (U.S.), GE Healthcare (U.K), AC X-ray Corp. (U.S), Imaging Dynamic Company (Canada), Konica Minolta (U.S), Swiss Ray International (U.S) UMG/DEL Medical (U.S), Varian Medical Systems (U.S), and iCro, Inc. (U.S).
Scope of the Report:
This technical report categorizes the market for digital X-ray by types, product segments,- application, and geography. These markets are broken down into
segments and sub-segments, providing exhaustive value analysis for 2012and 2013, as well as forecast up to 2018. Each of the market is comprehensively analyzed at a granular level by geography (North America, Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World) to provide in-depth information on the global scenario.
Global digital X-ray market, by type
- Computed Radiography
- Digital Radiography
Global digital X-ray market, by major product segment
- Detectors (Flat panel detectors, CCD, CMOS)
- X-ray contrast media
Global digital X-ray market, by application
- Chest Imaging
- North America
- Rest of the World (RoW)
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1.1Key Take Aways
1.2Report Scope & Segmentation
1.4Key Data Points From Secondary & Primary Resources
3.1Technology Overview (Introduction, Evolution & Technology Segmentation)
3.2Differences Between Digital X-Rays And Analog System
3.3Technology Trends – Overview
3.3.1Technology Trends – By Type (Cr&Dr)
22.214.171.124Cr & Dr – Advantageous & Dis-Advantageous, Similarities & Differences
3.3.2Technology Trends – By Product Segments
126.96.36.199Detector Types (Flat Panel Detectors (A-Si), Ccd, Cmos)
188.8.131.52Software (Image Analysis And Visualization Systems)
184.108.40.206X-Ray Contrast Agents
3.4Commercially Available Digital X-Rays Products
4Value Chain Analysis
4.1Value Chain Analysis – Overview
4.2Value Chain Analysis – By Porter’S Five Forces Model
5Market Landscape Analysis
5.1Global Digital X-Ray Market Segmentation
5.2Global Digital X-Ray Market – Overview
5.2.1Global Digital X-Ray Market, By Geography
5.3Market Dynamics – Overview
5.3.1Market Dynamics – Drivers
220.127.116.11Drivers – Timeline
5.3.2Market Dynamics – Restraints
18.104.22.168Restraints – Timeline
5.3.2Market Dynamics – Challenges
5.4Global Digital X-Ray Market – By Type
5.4.1Computed Radiography – By Geography
5.4.2Digital Radiography – By Geography
5.5Cr/Dr Market, By Major Product Segments
5.5.1Flat Panel (A-Si) Detectors Market, By Geography
5.5.2Ccd Detectors Market, By Geography
5.5.3Cmos Detectors Market, By Geography
5.5.4Image Analysis And Visualization Software Market, By Geography
5.5.5X-Ray Contrast Media Market, By Geography
5.6Cr/Dr Market, By Application
5.6.1Chest Imaging Market, By Geography
5.6.2Dental Imaging Market, By Geography
5.6.3Mammography Market, By Geography
5.6.4Fluoroscopy Market, By Geography
5.6.5Other Market, By Geography
5.7Global Impact Of Digital X-Ray Systems
5.8Market Share Analysis Of Key Players
6Technology Adoption & Development Potential – Based On Geography
6.1Geographic Adoption And Development Potential – Overview
6.2Technology Adoption & Development – North America: U.S. & Canada
6.3Technology Adoption & Development – Europe: U.K., Germany, France, Italy & Spain
6.4Technology Adoption & Development – Asia: China, Japan & India
6.5Technology Adoption & Development – Row: Australia, Russia & Brazil
6.6Regions With High And Medium Adoption Of Digital X-Rays
7Regulatory Landscape Analysis80-
7.1Regulatory Landscape Analysis – Overview
7.2Regulatory Landscape Analysis – By Region, North America, Europe And Rest Of The World
7.3Regulatory Landscape Analysis – By Country
8Competitive Landscape Analysis
8.1Competitive Landscape – Overview
8.2Key Product Launches (2010 – 2013)
8.3Key Mergers & Acquisitions (2010 – 2013)
8.4Key Partnerships/Collaborations/Agreements (2010 – 2013)
9.1Patent Analysis (2008 – 2012)
10Key Company Profiles
10.2Canon U.S.A., Inc.
10.6Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.
10.8Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation.
10.9Hitachi Medical Corporation, Ltd.
10.10A/C X-Ray Corp.
10.11Imaging Dynamics Company
10.12Konica Minolta Medical Imaging U.S.A., Inc.
10.13Sirona Dental, Inc.
10.14Swissray International, Inc.
10.16Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
10.19North Star Imaging, Inc.
10.20Quantum Medical Imaging
10.213Disc Americas, Inc.
10.22Air Techniques, Inc.
List Of Tables
Table 1 Global Market, By Type, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Table 2 Computed Radiography Systems Market,By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Table 3 Digital Radiography Systems Market,By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Table 4 Flat Panel (A-Si) Detectors Market,By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 5 CCD Detectors Market, By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 6 CMOS Detectors Market, By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 7 Software Market, By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 8 X-Ray Contrast Media Market, By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Million)
Table 9 Global Market,By Application, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Table 10 Chest Imaging Market, By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Table 11 Dental Imaging Market, By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Table 12 Mammography Market, By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Table 13 Fluoroscopy Market, By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Table 14 Others Market, By Geography,2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
List Of Figures
Figure 1Global Digital X-Ray Market, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Figure 2Porter’S Value Chain Analysis
Figure 3Global Digital X-Ray Market 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Figure 4Global Digital X-Ray Market, By No. Of Installations, 2012 – 2018 (Unit)
Figure 5Global Digital X-Ray Systems Market By Geography, 2012 – 2018 ($Billion)
Figure 6Global Digital X-Ray Systems Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 7Global Digital X-Ray Systems Market Share, By Type, 2013
Figure 8Global Computed Radiography Systems Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 9Global Digital Radiography Systems Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 10Flat Panel (A-Si) Detectors Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 11Ccd Detectors Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 12Cmos Detectors Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 13Software Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 14Cmos Detectors Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 15Global Digital X-Ray Systems Market Share, By Application,
Figure 16Chest Imaging Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 17Dental Imaging Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 18Mammography Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 19Fluoroscopy Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 20Others Market Share, By Geography,
Figure 21Market Share Analysis, By Key Player,
Figure 22Digital X-Ray Market Cagr, By Geography, 2013 – 2018 (Cagr%)
Figure 23Technology Adoption & Development Potential – By Geography
Figure 24Digital X-Ray Market: Regulatory Landscape
Figure 25Key Growth Strategies,
Figure 26Patents Published Between 2008 – 2012