Impact Analysis of Covid-19

The complete version of the Report will include the impact of the COVID-19, and anticipated change on the future outlook of the industry, by taking into the account the political, economic, social, and technological parameters.

A webcam is a video camera that is attached to desktops, laptops or in-built in hardware. Webcams are made up of lens and image sensor, and are also included with one or two microphones for better sound quality. Webcams are used to stream an image or video in real time through a computer network such as internet. It is deployed with high-resolution quality, which is further used to provide high-quality audios and videos. The main feature of webcams is to enable users to record audio or video for future purposes. Webcams are mostly utilized at workstations to connect with colleagues or employees who are working in different locations.  It is also used for video conferencing between two or more people, which reduces business travel across countries. Additionally, webcams are also used for application in healthcare, augmented reality (AR), security cameras, input control devices, astro photography, laser beam profiling, and others. Thus, increase in application of webcams have accelerated the demand for webcams in the market.

The global webcams market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period (2020–2027). The growth of the webcams market is majorly attributed to increasing security concerns. The security and surveillance systems are using webcams to capture unauthorized activities by intruders or theft in the commercial as well as residential areas. Furthermore, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are used by governments for surveillance purposes, as mobility restrictions are strictly followed worldwide, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. For instance, in March 2020, the police department of Western Australia announced the deployment of drones for monitoring recreational sites to ensure if people are following social distancing guidelines or not. Thus, increasing demand for webcams for security & surveillance is expected to boost the market growth over the forecast period.

The major factor restraining growth of the global webcams market is high operational and infrastructure cost of webcams. The installation and maintenance cost of webcams are also very high due to which middle class people do not prefer to buy webcams. Such factors may hamper the growth of webcams market over the forecast period.

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Webcams Market Report Coverage

Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2019 Market Size in 2019: US$ 6,524 Mn
Historical Data for: 2016 to 2019 Forecast Period: 2020 to 2027
Forecast Period 2020 to 2027 CAGR: 8.9% 2027 Value Projection: US$ 11,843 Mn
Geographies covered:
  • North America: U.S. and Canada
  • Latin America: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe: Germany, U.K., Spain, France, Italy, Russia, and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, ASEAN, and Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa: GCC Countries, South Africa, and Rest of Middle East and Africa
Segments covered:
  • By Product Type: USB and Wireless
  • By Technology: Analog and Digital
  • By Distribution Channel: Brick & Mortar and E-commerce
  • By End Users: Security & Surveillance, Entertainment, Video Conference, Live Events, Visual Marketing, and Others
Companies covered:

Canon Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., D-Link Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Lenovo, Logitech, Microsoft, Razer Inc., Sony Corporation, Xiaomi, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Quantum, Intel Corporation, and AUSDOM.

Growth Drivers:
  • The increasing demand for webcams, owing to rising security concerns
  • The increasing demand for webcams from governments for surveillance purposes across the globe
Restraints & Challenges:
  • High operational and maintenance cost

Webcams Market - Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic is expected to drive growth of the market during the forecast period. This is due to increase in demand for webcams from government/corporate sector for surveillance and security purposes. Corporate/government sectors are enforcing employees to follow social distancing and are expected to use webcams to ensure the safety of premises and employees. Further, increasing webinars and meetings while working from home have positively impacted the sales of webcams. The governments of affected countries announced national lockdown and mandated people to maintain social distancing. Governments are also using webcams to monitor people’s activities during lockdown to make sure that rules are being followed. For instance, in March 2020, members of the G20 countries announced a video conference summit for a discussion on preventive measures to be undertaken to reduce the impact of the current global COVID-19 pandemic. Also, increasing use of these cameras in government departments is likely to accelerate revenue growth over the forecast period.

North America is expected to hold dominant position in the global webcams market during the forecast perio

Statistics:

North America held dominant position in the global webcams market in 2019, accounting for 33.4% share in terms of value, followed by Europe and Asia Pacific.

Figure 1: Global Webcams Market Share (%), By Region, 2019

Webcams  | Coherent Market Insights

North America held dominant position in the global webcams market in 2019 and is projected to retain its dominance throughout the forecast period, owing to increasing need for security and rapid development under smart city initiatives in the North America region. Web cameras are used in North America for recording security and surveillance, live events, online education, and visual marketing. For instance, according to Coherent Market Insights’ analysis, North America security systems integration market revenue increased to 3,700 million in 2018 from 3,219 million in 2017.

Asia Pacific region is expected to exhibit highest growth during the forecast period. This is owing to rising need for webcams for online education, healthcare sector, and video conferencing. Countries such as India and China are focusing on improving infrastructure and surveillance system, which is expected to provide lucrative opportunities for the industry over the forecast period. For instance, according to Coherent Market Insights’ analysis, the number of surveillance cameras installed in public and private areas of China is 622 million in 2020 from 146 million in 2017.Owing to the above mentioned factors, the webcams market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period.

Major players operating in the global webcams market include Canon Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., D-Link Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Lenovo, Logitech, Microsoft, Razer Inc., Sony Corporation, Xiaomi, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Quantum, Intel Corporation, AUSDOM, and others.

Increasing demand for webcams in live events for real time streaming and security purpose is expected to drive the market growth during the forecast period

Among end users, the live events segment is expected to hold dominant position in the global webcams market during the forecast period. This is owing to increasing demand for webcams in live events for real time streaming and security purposes across the globe. For instance, in 2019, according to Coherent Market Insights’ analysis, Facebook is the biggest social networking website with live streaming of 2,500 million users in the world.

Figure 2: Global Webcams Market Value (US$ Mn), 2017 - 2027

Webcams  | Coherent Market Insights

The global webcams market was valued at US$ 6,524 Mn in 2019 and is expected to reach US$ 11,843 Mn by 2027 at a CAGR of 8.9% between 2020 and 2027.

Webcam is a device, which is connected to the laptop or personal computer for video conferencing and other purposes. Webcams are used to stream pictures or videos in real time. Webcams are made up of high quality resolutions that capture high quality videos or pictures and can be saved for viewing again from the devices. Webcams are now developed with IP address, which can be easily connected to Wi-Fi or Ethernet for monitoring and security of the smart homes. Additionally, companies are manufacturing webcams, owing to demand from various regions across the globe. Most of the Chinese companies are manufacturing these devices at low cost, which is expected to increase demand for webcams over the forecast period.

Market Dynamics

The global webcams market is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period, owing to availability of various types of webcams such as integrated webcams, webcams with microphones, standalone webcams, and network cameras. These webcams offer benefits including high frame rate, high definition (HD) resolution, in-built microphone, video effects, and high power glass lenses.

Moreover, increasing penetration of advanced technologies such as internet of things (IoT) and high definition (HD) camera among webcam devices across the globe have increased the demand for webcams in the market. Increasing connectivity and higher adoption of internet services is propelling growth of the webcams market. Smart homes are using webcams with IP address and making it easy for owner to monitor unauthorized activities in their areas. Moreover, increasing demand for webcams from online education, healthcare, video conferencing, and live events are also expected to drive growth of this market. Webcams are used in educational sectors for live classes and beneficial for the students to record online lectures.

Furthermore, major global players across different regions are focusing on developing new products with new features and technologies to gain competitive edge in the market. Industries are developing high tech webcams with new features to cater to the demand from the end users. For instance, Logitech launched a new BRIO Webcam with features such as 5X Zoom, 4K Video Support, 90-degree, 78-degree, and 65-degree, Field Of View (FOV) options. These webcams are especially designed for home office users, businesses, and You Tubers.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of global webcams market size (US$ Million) and compound annual growth rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2020– 2027), considering 2019 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunities across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrices for this market
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approvals, regional outlook, and competitive strategies adopted by the leading  market players
  • It profiles leading players in the global webcams market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, market capital, key developments, strategies, and future plans
  • Companies covered as a part of this study include Canon Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., D-Link Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Lenovo, Logitech, Microsoft, Razer Inc., Sony Corporation, Xiaomi, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Quantum, Intel Corporation, and AUSDOM
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and management authorities of companies to make informed decisions regarding future product launches, product upgrades, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global webcams market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, managed service providers, third-party service providers, distributors, new entrants, and value-added resellers
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through various strategy matrices used in analyzing the global webcams market

Detailed Segmentation

  • Global Webcams Market, By Type:
    • USB
    • Wireless
  • Global Webcams Market, Technology:
    • Analog
    • Digital
  • Global Webcams Market, Distribution Channel:
    • Brick & Mortar
    • E-commerce
  • Global Webcams Market, End User:
    • Security & Surveillance
    • Entertainment
    • Video Conference
    • Live Events
    • Visual Marketing
    • Others
  • Global Webcams Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • By Type:
        • USB
        • Wireless
      • By Technology:
        • Analog
        • Digital
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Brick & Mortar
        • E-commerce
      • By End User:
        • Security & Surveillance
        • Entertainment
        • Video Conference
        • Live Events
        • Visual Marketing
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • By Type:
        • USB
        • Wireless
      • By Technology:
        • Analog
        • Digital
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Brick & Mortar
        • E-commerce
      • By End User:
        • Security & Surveillance
        • Entertainment
        • Video Conference
        • Live Events
        • Visual Marketing
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Type:
        • USB
        • Wireless
      • By Technology:
        • Analog
        • Digital
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Brick & Mortar
        • E-commerce
      • By End User:
        • Security & Surveillance
        • Entertainment
        • Video Conference
        • Live Events
        • Visual Marketing
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • By Type:
        • USB
        • Wireless
      • By Technology:
        • Analog
        • Digital
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Brick & Mortar
        • E-commerce
      • By End User:
        • Security & Surveillance
        • Entertainment
        • Video Conference
        • Live Events
        • Visual Marketing
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East and Africa
      • By Type:
        • USB
        • Wireless
      • By Technology:
        • Analog
        • Digital
      • By Distribution Channel:
        • Brick & Mortar
        • E-commerce
      • By End User:
        • Security & Surveillance
        • Entertainment
        • Video Conference
        • Live Events
        • Visual Marketing
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • GCC Countries
        • South Africa
        • Rest of Middle East and Africa
  • Company Profiles
    • Canon Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Strategies
      • Recent Developments/ Updates
    • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    • D-Link Corporation
    • Koninklijke Philips N.V.
    • Lenovo
    • Logitech
    • Microsoft
    • Razer Inc.
    • Sony Corporation
    • Xiaomi
    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    • Quantum
    • Intel Corporation
    • AUSDOM

“*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Type
      • Market Snippet, By Technology
      • Market Snippet, By Distribution Channel
      • Market Snippet, By End User
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
    • Regulatory Scenario
    • Industry Trend
    • Merger and Acquisitions
    • New system Launch/Approvals
    • Value Chain Analysis
    • Porter’s Analysis
    • PEST Analysis
    • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic
  4. Global Webcams Market, By Type, 2017-2027 (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Segment Trends
    • USB
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
    • Wireless
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
  5. Global Webcams Market, By Technology, 2017-2027 (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Segment Trends
    • Analog
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
    • Digital
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
  6. Global Webcams Market, By Distribution Channel, 2017-2027 (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Segment Trends
    • Brick & Mortar
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
    • E-commerce
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
  7. Global Webcams Market, By End User, 2017-2027 (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Segment Trends
    • Security & Surveillance
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
    • Entertainment
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
    • Video Conference
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
    • Live Events
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
    • Visual Marketing
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2019–2027, (US$ Million)
  8. Global Webcams Market, By Region, 2017-2027 (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2017 and 2027 (%)
    • North America
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Technology, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2019 and 2027 (%)
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Technology, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2019 and 2027 (%)
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Spain
        • Italy
        • France
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Technology, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2019 and 2027 (%)
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • ASEAN
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Technology, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2019 and 2027 (%)
        • Brazil
        • Argentina
        • Mexico
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Technology, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2019–2027 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country/Region, 2019 and 2027 (%)
        • South Africa
        • GCC Countries
        • Rest of the Middle East and Africa
  9. Competitive Landscape
    • Company Profiles
      • Canon Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Cisco Systems, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • D-Link Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Koninklijke Philips N.V.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Lenovo
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Logitech
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Microsoft
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Razer Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Sony Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Xiaomi
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Quantum
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Intel Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • AUSDOM
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Analyst Views
  10. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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Frequently Asked Questions

The global webcams market is expected to reach US$ 8,231 million by 2022.
The market is expected to witness a CAGR of 8.9% during the forecast period (2020-2027).
The growing security concerns and awareness about security devices are expected to drive growth of the webcams market during the forecast period.
The live events segment held the largest market share among end users, contributing 31.2% in terms of value in 2019.
North America region held the largest share in the global webcams market in 2019, accounting for 33.4% share in terms of value.
Key players operating in the global webcams market include Canon Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., D-Link Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Lenovo, Logitech, Microsoft, Razer Inc., Sony Corporation, Xiaomi, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Quantum, Intel Corporation, and AUSDOM.
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