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Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC): Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast 2020-2026

  • ID: 5143819
  • Report
  • August 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 110 Pages
  • Zion Market Research
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According to the report, global demand free space optics (FSO) and visible light communication (VLC) market was valued at approximately USD 404.1 Million in 2019, and is expected to generate revenue of around USD 4,201.6 Million by end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of around 39.7% between 2020 and 2026.

Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market: Overview

Free-space optical communication is a communication technology that utilizes the traveling light in the free space such as air, outer space, and vacuum for the communication purpose. This technology is very helpful in situations where the physical connection of optical fiber cable is unreasonable owing to factors such as high costs. While, the visible light communication is a division of optical wireless communications technology, which utilizes the light that is visible between the ranges of 400 to 800 THz in order to send the signals from 1-2 km.

Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market: Segmentation

The fiber space optics market is segmented into its application. On the basis of application, the market is segregated into enterprise connectivity, defense, healthcare, engineering and design, mobile backhaul, disaster recovery, satellite, security, and others. The visible light communication market is globally segmented into its component and transmission type. On the basis of a component, the market is categorized into the photodetector, software, LED, and microcontroller. Depending on the transmission type, the market is divided into bidirectional and unidirectional. The fiber space optics and visible light communication market are diversified into regions such as North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Rest of the World.

Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market: Growth Factors

In the past few years, the demand for faster and secure mediums for transferring the data has increased. This is the key factor that drives the free space optics and visible light communication market. Moreover, the introduction of the communication that is two-way expects to increase the adoption of VLC software owing to its control in numerous applications at a time and allowing to be connected with tablets, mobile phones, and other electronic products. Both these technologies are cleaner and greener, consumes minimum energy, and there is no limitation for the bandwidth or RF spectrum bandwidth crunch. Some other factors that favor the market growth are the assurance of secure and faster transfer of data via visible light communication and free licensing of free space optics is expected to trigger the demand of the market. Factors such as degradation of the signal owing to the interferences from the environment and the high cost of installation hamper the market growth.

Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market: Regional Analysis

North America dominates the market owing to factors such as heavy investments that are made to build a strong telecom infrastructure and the revenue contribution from the developed economies of Canada and the US. Asia Pacific market will expand at a significant rate, owing to large population base and the speedy urbanization in the emerging countries such as South Korea, India, China, and Japan. The rise in the number of manufacturing outlets and the development of the computer-aided design (CAD) industry contribute to the market growth in the Asia-Pacific region.

Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market: Competitive Players

Some of the key market players that are involved in the free space optics include Trimble Hungary Kft, LightPointe Communications, Inc., Wireless Excellence Ltd., fSONA Networks Corp., and Plaintree Systems Inc. The major market players in the visible light communication market include Panasonic Corp., LVX System, General Electric Co., Oledcomm, Koninklijke Philips N.V., and IBSENtelecom.

Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market: Regional Segment Analysis
  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • UK
  • France
  • Germany
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • The Middle East and Africa
What Reports Provides
  • Full in-depth analysis of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Segmentation details of the market
  • Former, on-going, and projected market analysis in terms of volume and value
  • Assessment of niche industry developments
  • Market share analysis
  • Key strategies of major players
  • Emerging segments and regional markets
  • Testimonials to companies in order to fortify their foothold in the market.
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  • Chapter 1 Preface
    • 1.1 Report Description
    • 1.1 Report Scope
  • Chapter 2 Research Methodology
    • 2.1 Research Methodology
    • 2.2 Secondary Research
    • 2.3 Primary Research
    • 2.4 Models
      • 2.4.1 Company Share Analysis Model
      • 2.4.2 Revenue Based Modeling
    • 2.5 Research Limitations
  • Chapter 3 Executive Summary
    • 3.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market, 2016 – 2026 (USD Million)
    • 3.2 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market: Snapshot
  • Chapter 4 Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market – Industry Analysis
    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Market Drivers
      • 4.2.1 Driving Factor 1 Analysis
      • 4.2.2 Driving Factor 2 Analysis:
    • 4.3 Market Restraints
      • 4.3.1 Restraining Factor Analysis
    • 4.4 Market Opportunities
      • 4.4.1 Market Opportunity & Use-case Analysis
    • 4.5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
    • 4.6 COVID 19 Impact Analysis
      • 4.6.1.1 Impact on Product Development and technology Adoption
      • 4.6.1.2 Gap Analysis
  • Chapter 5 Investment Proposition Analysis
    • 5.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Attractiveness, By FSO By Application
    • 5.2 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Attractiveness, By VLC By Component
    • 5.3 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Attractiveness, By VLC By Transmission Type
    • 5.4 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Attractiveness, By VLC By Application
    • 5.5 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Attractiveness, By Region
  • Chapter 6 Competitive Landscape
    • 6.1 Company Market Share Analysis - 2019
      • 6.1.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market: Company Market Share, 2019
    • 6.2 Strategic Developments
    • 7.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Overview: by FSO By Application
      • 7.1.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue Share, by FSO By Application, 2019 & 2026
    • 7.2 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Analysis/Overview – By FSO By Application
      • 7.2.1 Enterprise connectivity – Overview/Analysis
      • 7.2.2 Defense – Overview/Analysis
      • 7.2.3 Healthcare – Overview/Analysis
      • 7.2.4 Engineering and design – Overview/Analysis
      • 7.2.5 Mobile backhaul – Overview/Analysis
      • 7.2.6 Disaster recovery – Overview/Analysis
      • 7.2.7 Satellite – Overview/Analysis
      • 7.2.8 Security – Overview/Analysis
      • 7.2.9 Other – Overview/Analysis
    • 7.3 Enterprise connectivity
      • 7.3.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Enterprise connectivity, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 7.4 Defense
      • 7.4.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Defense, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 7.5 Healthcare
      • 7.5.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Healthcare, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 7.6 Engineering and design
      • 7.6.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Engineering and design, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 7.7 Mobile backhaul
      • 7.7.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Mobile backhaul, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 7.8 Disaster recovery
      • 7.8.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Disaster recovery, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 7.9 Satellite
      • 7.9.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Satellite, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 7.10 Security
      • 7.10.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Security, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 7.11 Other
      • 7.11.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Other, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 8.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Overview: by VLC By Component
      • 8.1.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue Share, by VLC By Component, 2019 & 2026
    • 8.2 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Analysis/Overview – By VLC By Component
      • 8.2.1 LED – Overview/Analysis
      • 8.2.2 Photodetector – Overview/Analysis
      • 8.2.3 Microcontruller – Overview/Analysis
      • 8.2.4 Software – Overview/Analysis
    • 8.3 LED
      • 8.3.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for LED, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 8.4 Photodetector
      • 8.4.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Photodetector, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 8.5 Microcontruller
      • 8.5.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Microcontruller, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 8.6 Software
      • 8.6.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Software, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 9.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Overview: by VLC By Transmission Type
      • 9.1.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue Share, by VLC By Transmission Type, 2019 & 2026
    • 9.2 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Analysis/Overview – By VLC By Transmission Type
      • 9.2.1 Unidirectional – Overview/Analysis
      • 9.2.2 Bidirectional – Overview/Analysis
    • 9.3 Unidirectional
      • 9.3.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Unidirectional, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 9.4 Bidirectional
      • 9.4.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Bidirectional, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Overview: by VLC By Application
      • 10.1.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue Share, by VLC By Application, 2019 & 2026
    • 10.2 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Analysis/Overview – By VLC By Application
      • 10.2.1 Smart Store – Overview/Analysis
      • 10.2.2 Street Light – Overview/Analysis
      • 10.2.3 Consumer Electronics – Overview/Analysis
      • 10.2.4 Defense and Security – Overview/Analysis
      • 10.2.5 Vehicle and Transportation – Overview/Analysis
      • 10.2.6 Aviation – Overview/Analysis
      • 10.2.7 Hospital – Overview/Analysis
      • 10.2.8 Underwater Communication – Overview/Analysis
      • 10.2.9 Hazardous Environment – Overview/Analysis
      • 10.2.10 Others – Overview/Analysis
    • 10.3 Smart Store
      • 10.3.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Smart Store, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.4 Street Light
      • 10.4.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Street Light, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.5 Consumer Electronics
      • 10.5.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Consumer Electronics, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.6 Defense and Security
      • 10.6.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Defense and Security, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.7 Vehicle and Transportation
      • 10.7.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Vehicle and Transportation, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.8 Aviation
      • 10.8.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Aviation, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.9 Hospital
      • 10.9.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Hospital, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.10 Underwater Communication
      • 10.10.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Underwater Communication, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.11 Hazardous Environment
      • 10.11.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Hazardous Environment, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
    • 10.12 Others
      • 10.12.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market for Others, Revenue (USD Million) 2016 - 2026
  • Chapter 11 Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market – Regional Analysis
    • 11.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market: Regional Overview
      • 11.1.1 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue Share, by Region, 2019 & 2026
      • 11.1.2 Global Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by Region, 2016 – 2026 (USD Million)
    • 11.2 North America
      • 11.2.1 North America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, 2016 - 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.2.2 North America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.2.3 North America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by FSO By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.2.4 North America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Component, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.2.5 North America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Transmission Type, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.2.6 North America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.2.7 U.S.
    • 11.3 Europe
      • 11.3.1 Europe Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, 2016 - 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.3.2 Europe Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.3.3 Europe Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by FSO By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.3.4 Europe Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Component, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.3.5 Europe Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Transmission Type, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.3.6 Europe Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.3.7 Germany
      • 11.3.8 France
      • 11.3.9 U.K.
      • 11.3.10 Rest of Europe
    • 11.4 Asia Pacific
      • 11.4.1 Asia Pacific Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, 2016 - 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.4.2 Asia Pacific Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.4.3 Asia Pacific Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by FSO By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.4.4 Asia Pacific Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Component, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.4.5 Asia Pacific Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Transmission Type, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.4.6 Asia Pacific Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.4.7 China
      • 11.4.8 Japan
      • 11.4.9 India
      • 11.4.10 Rest of Asia Pacific
    • 11.5 Latin America
      • 11.5.1 Latin America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, 2016 - 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.5.2 Latin America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.5.3 Latin America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by FSO By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.5.4 Latin America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Component, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.5.5 Latin America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Transmission Type, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.5.6 Latin America Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.5.7 Brazil
      • 11.5.8 Rest of Latin America
    • 11.6 The Middle-East and Africa
      • 11.6.1 The Middle-East and Africa Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, 2016 - 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.6.2 The Middle-East and Africa Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (USD Million)
      • 11.6.3 The Middle-East and Africa Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by FSO By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.6.4 The Middle-East and Africa Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Component, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.6.5 The Middle-East and Africa Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Transmission Type, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.6.6 The Middle-East and Africa Free Space Optics (FSO) and Visible Light Communication (VLC) Market Revenue, by VLC By Application, 2016 – 2026
      • 11.6.7 Rest of Middle-East Africa
  • Chapter 12 Company Profiles
    • 12.1 Trimble Hungary Kft
      • 12.1.1 Company Overview
      • 12.1.2 Financial Overview
      • 12.1.3 Product portfolio
      • 12.1.4 Business Strategy
      • 12.1.5 Recent Developments
    • 12.2 LightPointe Communications Inc.
    • 12.3 Wireless Excellence Ltd.
    • 12.4 fSONA Networks Corp.
    • 12.5 Plaintree Systems Inc
    • 12.6 Panasonic Corp.
    • 12.7 LVX System
    • 12.8 General Electric Co.
    • 12.9 uledcomm
    • 12.10 Koninklijke Philips N.V.
    • 12.11 IBSEN telecom
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