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Metrology Software - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 2692224
  • September 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 215 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Metrology Software in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 59 companies including many key and niche players such as 3D Systems Corporation, Aberlink Innovative Metrology LLP, AICON 3D Systems GmbH, BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd., Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, Creaform, Inc., Delcam Plc, FARO Technologies Inc., GE Measurement & Control Solutions, Heidenhain Corp., Hexagon AB, Hexagon Metrology, Inc., New River Kinematics, Inc., Image Metrology A/S, Innovative Metrology Solutions, InnovMetric Software, Inc., Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc., Kotem Technologies, Inc., Metrologic Group SA, Metrology Software Products Ltd., Micro-Vu Corporation, Mitutoyo America Corporation, Nikon Metrology, Inc., Optical Gaging Products, RAM Optical Instrumentation, Renishaw Plc, Rudolph Technologies, Inc., The L.S. Starrett Company, and Verisurf Software, Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
A Prelude
Consolidated Nature of the Market
Recession in Retrospect
The Current State of the World Economy
The Road Ahead

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES AND DRIVERS
International Standardization of Metrology Bodes Well For the Market
Increasing Demand for Portable Metrology Solutions Drives the Metrology Software Market
Precision Engineering Drives Innovations in Metrology Software
Technology Innovations: Spearheading Growth
Point Cloud Metrology Software
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Laser Scanning Technology in Metrology Software
On-Machine Metrology Software
Multisensor Metrology Software
Automated Metrology Software
Robotic Metrology
Metrology Outsourcing: A Key Trend
Manufacturing Industry: Primary Consumer Base for Metrology Solutions
Encouraging Gains in Global PMI Signals an Optimistic Outlook for Metrology Solutions
Developing Countries Drive Future Market Growth
Table 1: GDP Growth for Key Developed and Developing Countries: 2003-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
CIVETS to Replace BRICs in the Coming Years
Off-Shoring of Manufacturing Activity Boosts Demand for Metrology Software Market in Developing Countries
Growth in Production Drives Metrology Software Demand in the Auto Industry
Table 2: World Automotive Industry (2012 & 2017): Breakdown of Number of Automobiles Produced (In 000 Units) by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Heavy Equipment Industry Promises Bright Prospects
Novel Defense Applications Offers Robust Growth Opportunities
Automation in the Aerospace and Shipbuilding Industry Fuels Demand
Robust Activity in the Renewable Energy Sector Spur Market Opportunities
Electronics Industry Applications Strengthen Market Prospects
Applications in Telecommunications, Satellites and Space Sectors Offers Lucrative Opportunities
Biomedical Applications Promises Bright Prospects for Precise Metrology Software Solutions
Metrology Software Applications Gaining Ground in the Textile Industry
Robust Demand for Consumer Goods and Household Appliances: A Key Growth Driver

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Metrology: The Science of Measurement
Metrology Software
Metrology Equipment
Contact Metrological Equipment
Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs) - An Insight
Why CMM?
Non-Contact Metrological Equipment
Laser Scanners
Types of Laser Scanners
Single Laser Scanners
Cross Scanners
Handheld Scanners
Comparison of Metrology Technologies
Benefits of Integrating Laser Scanning with CMMs
A Peep into the History of CMMs
Development of Tactile Probes and Sensors
Major CMM Components
Control and Calibration Systems
Measuring Probe
Tip Sensing
Touch Probes
3-Axis Contact Scanners
5-Axis Contact Scanners
Broader Classification of CMM
Bridge Machines
Horizontal Arm Machines
Gantry Machines
Cantilever Machines
CMM Applications
Pre-Purchase Criteria for CMMs

4. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS
AICON and Artec Enter into Collaboration
ATS Inks Technology Partnership Agreement with Verisurf
NRK and API Enter into Long Term Agreement
Hexagon Takes Over New River Kinematics
InnovMetric and PW Technical Support Establish PolyWorks Thailand
3D Systems Acquires Geomagic
Rudolph Acquires Certain Assets of Tamar Technology
Rudolph Sells Discover® Yield Management Software to OSAT Major
Mitutoyo America Launches New M3 Solution Center
AICON 3D Systems Takes Over Majority Stake in Breuckmann
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology Takes Over HGV Vosseler
Renishaw Acquires R&R Sales LLC
InnovMetric Software Integrates DirectReplay™ Re-Measurement Technology into PolyWorks® Version 12
Hexagon Metrology and GE Ink Commercial Cooperation Agreement
Creaform China Signs Up Rapidform as Sales Partner
L.S.Starrett Acquires Bytewise to Expand Market
Hexagon Metrology and Hendrick Motorsports Sign Multi-Year Partnership
Fugro and IPOZ Sign Exclusive Agreement to Market Free Inertial Metrology
Carl Zeiss to Provide ConfoMap Software to Digital Surf
Delcam to Announce Agreement with AICON to Supply Delcam's PowerINSPECT
Quantapoint Announces Nonexclusive Distribution and Reseller Agreement with FARO Technologies
MDL Enter into Agreement to Sell Pointools Software
Hexagon Inaugurates ROMER R&D Center and Factory

5. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES
Renishaw Introduces New WiRE 4™ Software
Rudolph Announces the Launch of S3000SX™ Thin Film Metrology System
Nikon Introduces the New MCT225 HA
Nikon Metrology Unveils the New ALTERA Range of Bridge CMMs
Metrologic Group Introduces X4 i-Robot
Nikon Metrology and Metrologic Group Unveils a novel Software
Delcam to Launch Probing Tools in FeatureCAM
VIEW Micro-Metrology Launches Benchmark 250-S
Faurecia and Creaform Jointly Develop Software Solution for Dummy Positioning
Hexagon Metrology Releases Enhanced Version of Leica Absolute Tracker AT401 with High-Speed, Real-Time Measurement
Heidenhain Metrology DROs Shine with New LED Screens
CAMIO7 Software Offers Easier and Faster CMM Inspection
Hexagon Metrology Launches PC-DMIS 2012
KOTEM Introduces SmartProfile 2.0
Nextec Laser Metrology Releases WIZblade Turnkey Metrology Solution
FARO Rolls Out CAM2 Gage 2.2 Software
Mitutoyo Releases QVPAK 10.0 Vision Measurement Software
Nikon Metrology Launches MCT225 Metrology CT System
Hexagon Metrology Introduces Optiv Classic 321GL tp Vision Sensor Measuring Machine
Geomagic Introduces Updates to the Geomagic 2012 product lines
FARO Launches SCENE 5.0
Verisurf Rolls Out New X5.1 Metrology Software
Heidenhain Releases New Version of PC-based QUADRA-CHEK Metrology Software
Edison ESI Introduces Upgrades to MudCats™ Software Suite
Verisurf Launches New Manual CMM Retrofits
Delcam to Launch New PowerINSPECT Software Version
Verisurf Releases Introduces X6 Metrology Software
Coherix Introduces Novel ShaPix(R) 1500 Series
FARO and Gexcel Jointly Introduces JRC 3-D Reconstructor and FaroArm
3Shape Unveils Convince 2011 Scanning and Quality Control System
Extensible Adds InspectionXpert OnDemand and InspectionXpert for PDF
Nikon Launches CAMIO7 Metrology Software
Makino Unveils Machine Process Monitoring and Data Management Solution, MPmax
Nikon Launches XT Software Suite v2.2
Nikon Metrology Announces Focus 10 Point-Cloud Software
InnovMetric Releases PolyWorks 12.0.3 Universal 3-D Metrology Platform
Geomagic Unveils 2012 Product Line
InnovMetric Unveils PolyWorks V12 Relational Inspection Software
Mahr Introduces MarWin 4.5
MVTec Unveils HALCON 10
Methods Machine Tools Unveils CAD Auto-Align and Auto Pass/ Fail Software for VisionGauge System
3DX-Ray Introduces CatSpect Software Module
Mettler-Toledo Unveils Calibry 5.0 Pipette Calibration Software
Renishaw to Unveil New Metrology Products
FARO Introduces CAM2 Measure 10
FARO Unveils the Novel Version of FARO Gage with Bluetooth Technology and the New CAM2 Gage Software
Creaform Unveils MaxSHOT 3D Optical Coordinate Measuring System

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS
3D Systems Corporation (US)
Aberlink Innovative Metrology LLP (UK)
AICON 3D Systems GmbH (Germany)
BuildIT Software & Solutions Ltd. (Canada)
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology (Germany)
Creaform, Inc. (Canada)
Delcam Plc. (UK)
FARO Technologies Inc. (US)
GE Measurement & Control Solutions (US)
Heidenhain Corp. (US)
Hexagon AB (Sweden)
Hexagon Metrology, Inc. (US)
New River Kinematics, Inc. (US)
Image Metrology A/S (Denmark)
Innovative Metrology Solutions (IMS) (US)
InnovMetric Software, Inc. (Canada)
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (US)
Kotem Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
Metrologic Group SA (France)
Metrology Software Products Ltd. (UK)
Micro-Vu Corporation (US)
Mitutoyo America Corporation (US)
Nikon Metrology, Inc. (US)
Optical Gaging Products (OGP) (US)
RAM Optical Instrumentation (US)
Renishaw Plc. (UK)
Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (US)
The L.S. Starrett Company (US)
Verisurf Software, Inc. (US)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: World Historic Review for Metrology Software by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: World 15-Year Perspective for Metrology Software by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2013 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES
A.Market Analysis
Domestic Manufacturing Industry on the Road to Recovery
Quality Control Spending in the Manufacturing Sector
US: A Major Market for Metrology Software Used in Surface Inspection
Revolutionary Developments in the US Defense Sector Spurs Growth for Metrology Software
Table 6: US Manufacturing Sector Spending on Quality Assurance & Control 2012(^): Percentage Breakdown of Total Spending by Segments - Hardware, Software, and Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: US Manufacturing Sector Software Spending 2012(^): Percentage Breakdown of Spending by Segments - Data Collection, SPC, CMM Simulation & Programming, Calibration and Document Control & Management (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: US Manufacturing Sector Hardware Spending 2012(^): Percentage Breakdown by Segments - CNC CMMs, Surface Measurement Devices, Handheld Devices, Manual CMMs, Environmental Testers, Calibration Devices, Special & Fixed Tooling Gauges, Multi-sensor CMMs, DNC CMM and Hardness Testers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: US Manufacturing Sector Spending on Quality Control Services 2012(^): Percentage Breakdown of Spending by Segments - Calibration, Registration & Certification, Lab Testing, Quality Management and Materials Testing (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strategic Corporate Developments
Product Launches
Focus on Select US Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 10: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: US Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA
A.Market Analysis
Increasing Activity in the Aerospace Sector Bodes Well
Steady Recovery of Canadian Manufacturing Sector Fuels Demand
Product Launches
Select Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 12: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: Canadian Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN
A.Market Analysis
Japan: One of the Largest Producers of Machine Tools Offers Opportunities for Metrology Software
Product Launches
B.Market Analytics
Table 14: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: Japanese Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
European Countries Struggle to Make Way up the Crisis
B.Market Analytics
Table 16: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: European Historic Review for Metrology Software by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: European 15-Year Perspective for Metrology Software by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2013 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
A.Market Analysis
Metrologic Group SA - A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 19: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: French Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4b. GERMANY
A.Market Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Product Launches
Select Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 21: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22: German Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. ITALY
Market Analysis
Table 23: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: Italian Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM
A.Market Analysis
Increasing Manufacturing Activity Brightens Prospects for Metrology Software
Strategic Corporate Development
Product Launches
Select Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 25: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: UK Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4e. SPAIN
Market Analysis
Table 27: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: Spanish Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4f. RUSSIA
Market Analysis
Table 29: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: Russian Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4g. REST OF EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Product Launches
Select Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 31: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Immense Growth Potential Offered by Emerging Nations
B.Market Analytics
Table 33: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software by Geographic Region
China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Metrology Software by Geographic Region - China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: Asia Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Metrology Software by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2013 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A.Market Analysis
Demand Buoyed by Steady Growth in End Use Sectors
China: The World's Manufacturing Hub!
Increasing Activity in Chinese Automotive Market Drives Growth for Metrology Software
Chinese Military Modernization Provides Traction for Growth in Metrology Software Market
Strategic Corporate Development
B.Market Analytics
Table 36: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: Chinese Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. INDIA
A.Market Analysis
Overview
B.Market Analytics
Table 38: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: Indian Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5c. SOUTH KOREA
Market Analysis
Table 40: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41: South Korean Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5d. TAIWAN
Market Analysis
Table 42: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: Taiwanese Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5e. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
B.Market Analytics
Table 44: Rest of Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: Rest of Asia Pacific Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. MIDDLE-EAST & AFRICA
Market Analysis
Table 46: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA
Market Analysis
Table 48: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49: Latin American Historic Review for Metrology Software with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 59 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 62)
The United States (36)
Canada (5)
Europe (20)
- France (2)
- Germany (8)
- The United Kingdom (4)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (5)
Middle East (1)

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