Full Body Scanners Market By Technology (Millimeter Wave Scanners, Backscatter X-Ray Scanners), By Application (Airports And Transportation Terminals) - Growth, Future Prospects, And Competitive Analysis, 2017 -2025

Full body scanners are imaging equipment that can be used to detect, locate, and identify any suspicious object hidden on or within a human body. In order to overcome the limitations of metal detectors, numerous security agencies have been making use of full-body scanners to reveal harmful objects. Furthermore, the use of such scanners limits the requirement for physical pat-downs and enables security authorities to detect any metallic or non-metallic object without physical contact with the person. Full-body scanners are widely used in developed countries, particularly in North America and Europe. The installation of full-body scanners at airports, transportation hubs, and other government and correctional facilities has improved security and reduced the time required to frisk individuals.

Full-body scanners primarily make use of two different technologies, namely millimeter wave and backscatter X-ray. The millimeter wave scanners project millimeter wave energy at the subjects and then analyze the reflected energy. This type of body scanner has gained immense popularity in recent years on account of a higher degree of personal safety and privacy.

The backscatter X-ray scanners make use of advanced X-ray imaging technology, wherein the scanners detect radiation reflected from the subjects. Initially, the backscatter X-ray scanners gained immense adoption in various airports across North America and Europe. However, on account of concerns pertaining to X-ray radiation and personal privacy, these types of scanners are no longer used for airport applications in most of the developed markets. Irrespective of the technologies, full-body scanners have been subject to immense criticism for aspects such as physical harm, effectiveness, and privacy, among others. However, with growing security concerns and rising vulnerabilities at various critical sites, the adoption of full-body scanners is expected to grow in the following years.

The report titled "Global Full Body Scanners Market: Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2017–2025" offers strategic insights into the global full body scanners market along with the market size and estimates for the duration of 2015–2025. The said research study covers an in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on technology, application and a cross-sectional study across different geographies and sub-geographies. The study covers the comparative analysis of different segments for the years 2016 and 2025. The report also provides a prolific view of market dynamics, such as market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

In order to help strategic decision-makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the leading providers of full-body scanners, market positioning, and key developments. Some of the major players profiled in the report are , Westminster International Ltd., Iscon Imaging, Millivision Technologies, O.D. Security, Nuctech Company Limited, Brijot Imaging Systems, Inc.

Other in-depth analysis provided in the report includes:

  • Current and future market trends to justify the forthcoming attractive markets within the body scanner industry
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on market growth
  • in-depth competitive environment analysis
  • Trailing 2-year market size data (2015–2016)

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global full body scanners market, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2017 to 2025, keeping in mind the above-mentioned factors.

The full-body scanner market is segmented, based on application, into the following categories:

  • Airports and Transportation Terminals
  • Others (Correctional Facilities, Government Facilities, Courthouses, etc.)

On the basis of application, the global full body scanners market was led by the airports and transportation terminals segment in 2016. Rising security vulnerabilities and increasing threats in the commercial aviation industry have resulted in the higher adoption of full-body scanners at airports. Factors such as limited physical contact with commuters coupled with technological advancements in imaging technologies have contributed to the higher demand for full-body scanners in these applications. With increasing security budgets and a rising threat to critical facilities, the demand for full body scanners in other applications apart from airports is also expected to grow in the following years.

The full body scanner market has been segmented on the basis of geographical regions, as per the following regions and countries:

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • rest of North America
  • Europe
  • U.K.
  • Germany
  • France
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • China
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
  • Latin America

In 2016, North America held the largest share of the overall market for full body scanners, accounting for over one-third of the global market in terms of revenue. Growing security threats and rising vulnerabilities at various airports and critical sites across the U.S. have led to higher adoption of full-body scanners in the region. In addition, the region also experiences a higher adoption of such scanners for other applications as compared to other regions across the world.

Europe and Asia Pacific followed the North American region in the global full-body scanner market in terms of revenue in 2016. Europe's full-body scanner market is expected to witness the fastest growth on account of increasing terror attacks in some of the major countries in the region, including the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. The Asia Pacific region is expected to witness growing adoption of full body scanners, primarily driven by demand from countries such as China, the Philippines, and India, among others.

Frequently Asked Question:

The market for Full Body Scanners Market is expected to reach USD$ 198.8 Mn in 2025.

The Full Body Scanners Market is expected to see significant CAGR growth over the coming years, at 10.2%.

The report is forecasted from 2017-2025.

The base year of this report is 2016.

Smiths Group plc., Rapiscan Systems, Adani Systems, Inc., L3 Security & Detection Systems.are some of the major players in the global market.

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Published Date:  Aug 2017
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