1 INTRODUCTION 26
1.1 STUDY OBJECTIVES 26
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION AND SCOPE 26
1.2.1 INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS 27
1.3 SCOPE 28
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 28
1.3.2 GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE 28
1.3.3 YEARS CONSIDERED 29
1.4 CURRENCY 29
1.5 LIMITATIONS 29
1.6 MARKET STAKEHOLDERS 29

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 30
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 30
FIGURE 1 LIDAR MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 30
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 31
2.1.1.1 Secondary Sources 31
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 32
2.1.2.1 Breakdown of Primary Interviews 32
2.1.2.2 Key Data From Primary Sources 33
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 34
FIGURE 2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: APPROACH 1 (SUPPLY SIDE): REVENUE GENERATED BY COMPANIES FROM SALES OF LIDAR 34
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: APPROACH 2 BOTTOM-UP (SUPPLY SIDE): ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF A COMPANY OPERATING
IN THE LIDAR MARKET 35
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: APPROACH 3 – BOTTOM-UP APPROACH FOR ESTIMATION OF SIZE OF THE LIDAR MARKET,
BY COMPONENT 36
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 37
2.2.1.1 Approach for capturing the market size using bottom-up analysis (demand side) 37
FIGURE 5 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 37
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 38
2.2.2.1 Approach for capturing the market share using top-down analysis (supply side) 38
FIGURE 6 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 38
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 39
FIGURE 7 DATA TRIANGULATION 39
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 40
FIGURE 8 RESEARCH STUDY ASSUMPTIONS 40

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 41
FIGURE 9 PRE-AND POST-COVID-19 SCENARIOS FOR THE LIDAR MARKET 42
FIGURE 10 GROUND-BASED LIDAR TO ACCOUNT FOR A LARGER SHARE 43
FIGURE 11 SOLID-STATE LIDAR TO GROW AT A HIGHER RATE, BY TYPE, DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 44
FIGURE 12 ADAS & DRIVERLESS CARS APPLICATION TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 44
FIGURE 13 NORTH AMERICA TO ACCOUNT FOR LARGEST SHARE OF THE LIDAR MARKET BY 2025 45

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 46
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LIDAR MARKET 46
FIGURE 14 GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES AND ENCOURAGEMENT FOR THE ADOPTION OF LIDAR DRIVING THE MARKET GROWTH 46
4.2 LIDAR MARKET, BY TYPE 47
FIGURE 15 MECHANICAL LIDAR PROJECTED TO ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE LIDAR MARKET BY 2025 47
4.3 LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION AND REGION 48
FIGURE 16 ENVIRONMENT APPLICATION AND NORTH AMERICA PROJECTED TO LEAD THE MARKET, BY APPLICATION AND REGION, RESPECTIVELY, BY 2025 48
4.4 COUNTRY-WISE LIDAR MARKET GROWTH RATE 49
FIGURE 17 LIDAR MARKET IN CHINA TO GROW AT HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 49

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 50
5.1 INTRODUCTION 50
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 50
FIGURE 18 LIDAR MARKET DYNAMICS 50
5.2.1 DRIVERS 51
5.2.1.1 Rising adoption of LiDAR systems in UAVs 51
5.2.1.2 Increasing adoption of LiDAR in engineering and construction applications 51
5.2.1.3 Use of LiDAR in geographical information system (GIS) applications 51
5.2.1.4 Emergence of 4D LiDAR 52
5.2.1.5 Easing of regulations related to the use of commercial drones in different applications 52
FIGURE 19 LIDAR MARKET DRIVERS AND THEIR IMPACT 53
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 54
5.2.2.1 Safety threats related to UAVs and autonomous cars 54
5.2.2.2 Easy availability of low-cost and lightweight photogrammetry systems 54
FIGURE 20 LIDAR MARKET RESTRAINTS AND THEIR IMPACT 55
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 55
5.2.3.1 Increasing investments in LiDAR startups by automotive giants 55
5.2.3.2 Opportunities for SWIR-based design in the long term 56
5.2.3.3 Technological shifts with the adoption of solid-state, MEMS, flash LiDAR, and other LiDAR technologies 56
5.2.3.4 Development of better geospatial solutions using sensor fusion 56
5.2.3.5 Initiatives undertaken by the governments of different countries to encourage the use of LiDAR drones for large-scale surveys 56
FIGURE 21 LIDAR MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND THEIR IMPACT 57
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 58
5.2.4.1 High cost of LiDAR services and limited availability of geospatial data 58
FIGURE 22 LIDAR MARKET CHALLENGES AND THEIR IMPACT 58
5.3 LIDAR VALUE CHAIN 59
FIGURE 23 LIDAR ECOSYSTEM: MAJOR VALUE ADDITION BY LIDAR COMPONENT MANUFACTURERS AND THEIR INTEGRATORS & DISTRIBUTORS 59

6 CASE STUDIES 60
6.1 GAME OF THRONES (VEKTRA, D.O.O. AND TELEDYNE OPTECH) 60
6.2 REDESIGNING ROADS WITH UAV (YELLOWSCAN AND VELODYNE LIDAR, INC.) 60
6.3 VISUALIZING THE SITE OF THE CHERNOBYL RED FOREST (ROUTESCENE AND
VELODYNE LIDAR, INC.) 60
6.4 IMPROVING TRANSPORTATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (ROBOTIC RESEARCH AND VELODYNE LIDAR, INC.) 61

7 LIDAR MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 62
7.1 INTRODUCTION 63
FIGURE 24 LIDAR MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 63
FIGURE 25 3D LIDAR SYSTEMS TO LEAD THE LIDAR MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 63
TABLE 1 LIDAR MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 63
7.2 2D LIDAR 64
7.2.1 2D LIDAR IS SUITABLE FOR DETECTION AND RANGING TASKS 64
7.3 3D LIDAR 64
7.3.1 3D LIDAR CAN BE USED WIDELY FOR REAL-TIME 3D DATA ACQUISITION 64
7.4 4D LIDAR 65
7.4.1 4D LIDAR EXPECTED TO BE WIDELY ADOPTED IN AUTOMOBILE APPLICATIONS 65

8 LIDAR MARKET, BY COMPONENT 66
8.1 INTRODUCTION 67
FIGURE 26 LIDAR MARKET, BY COMPONENT 67
FIGURE 27 LASER SCANNERS TO LEAD THE LIDAR MARKET, BY COMPONENT 67
TABLE 2 LIDAR MARKET, BY COMPONENT, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 68
8.2 LASER SCANNERS 68
8.2.1 LASER SCANNERS ARE USED TO SCAN ENVIRONMENT AND DETECT
LIDAR DATA 68
8.3 NAVIGATION AND POSITIONING SYSTEMS 69
8.3.1 GPS 69
8.3.1.1 Using LiDAR in conjunction with GPS helps increase the accuracy of measurement devices 69
8.3.2 IMU 69
8.3.2.1 Use of IMU helps get the pitch, roll, and yaw measurements 69
8.4 OTHERS 69
8.4.1 CAMERA 69
8.4.1.1 LiDAR combined with the camera provides more accuracy and colorful images 69
8.4.2 HIGH-PRECISION CLOCK 70
8.4.2.1 High-precision clock records the time laser pulse to return to the scanner 70
8.4.3 OTHER ACCESSORIES 70

9 LIDAR MARKET, BY TYPE 71
9.1 INTRODUCTION 72
FIGURE 28 LIDAR MARKET, BY TYPE 72
FIGURE 29 MECHANICAL LIDAR TO ACCOUNT FOR A LARGER MARKET SHARE 72
TABLE 3 LIDAR MARKET, BY TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 72
9.2 MECHANICAL 73
9.2.1 LARGE SIZE OF MECHANICAL LIDAR ATTRIBUTED TO THE USE IN MAPPING AND ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS 73
9.3 SOLID-STATE 73
9.3.1 SOLID-STATE LIDAR EXPECTED TO GAIN TRACTION DUE TO COMPACT SIZE, LOW COST, AND SIGNIFICANT ADOPTION IN AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS 73

10 LIDAR MARKET, BY INSTALLATION TYPE 74
10.1 INTRODUCTION 75
FIGURE 30 LIDAR MARKET, BY INSTALLATION TYPE 75
FIGURE 31 GROUND-BASED LIDAR TO DOMINATE THE LIDAR MARKET,
BY INSTALLATION TYPE 75
TABLE 4 LIDAR MARKET, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 75
10.2 AIRBORNE LIDAR 76
TABLE 5 AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY RANGE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 76
FIGURE 32 ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATION TO LEAD THE AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET,
BY APPLICATION 77
TABLE 6 AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 7 AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY REGION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 8 AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 9 AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 10 AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET IN APAC, BY COUNTRY,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 11 AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET IN ROW, BY REGION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 12 AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY AIRCRAFT TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 13 MARKET FOR UAV LIDAR, BY APPLICATION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 80
FIGURE 33 TOPOGRAPHIC LIDAR TO LEAD THE LIDAR MARKET FOR AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE 80
TABLE 14 LIDAR MARKET, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 ( USD MILLION) 80
10.2.1 TOPOGRAPHIC 81
10.2.1.1 Ability of topographic LiDAR to perform well in environmental applications driving its market 81
TABLE 15 TOPOGRAPHIC AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY RANGE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 16 TOPOGRAPHIC AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 17 TOPOGRAPHIC AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY REGION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 82
10.2.2 BATHYMETRIC LIDAR 83
10.2.2.1 Bathymetric LiDAR is used in the mapping of water bodies 83
TABLE 18 BATHYMETRIC AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY RANGE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 19 BATHYMETRIC AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 84
TABLE 20 BATHYMETRIC AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET, BY REGION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 84
10.3 GROUND-BASED LIDAR 85
TABLE 21 GROUND-BASED LIDAR MARKET, BY RANGE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 85
FIGURE 34 ENVIRONMENTAL SEGMENT TO LEAD THE GROUND-BASED LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION 85
TABLE 22 GROUND-BASED LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 23 GROUND-BASED LIDAR MARKET, BY REGION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 24 GROUND-BASED LIDAR MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 25 GROUND-BASED LIDAR MARKET IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 26 GROUND-BASED LIDAR MARKET IN APAC, BY COUNTRY,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 27 GROUND-BASED LIDAR MARKET IN ROW, BY REGION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 88
FIGURE 35 MOBILE LIDAR TO DOMINATE THE LIDAR MARKET, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE 88
TABLE 28 LIDAR MARKET, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 88
10.3.1 MOBILE LIDAR 89
10.3.1.1 Mobile LiDAR has gained traction in the market due to the adoption in automotive and transportation application 89
TABLE 29 GROUND-BASED MOBILE LIDAR MARKET, BY RANGE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 30 GROUND-BASED MOBILE LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 31 GROUND-BASED MOBILE LIDAR MARKET, BY REGION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 90
10.3.2 STATIC LIDAR 91
10.3.2.1 Static LiDAR has gained importance due to its adoption in a variety of indoor applications 91
TABLE 32 GROUND-BASED STATIC LIDAR MARKET, BY RANGE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 33 GROUND-BASED STATIC LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 34 GROUND-BASED STATIC LIDAR MARKET, BY REGION,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 92
10.4 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON LIDAR WITH DIFFERENT INSTALLATION TYPES 92
10.4.1 MOST IMPACTED INSTALLATION TYPE 92
10.4.1.1 Airborne LiDAR 92
FIGURE 36 PRE-AND POST-COVID-19 COMPARISON OF THE AIRBORNE LIDAR MARKET 92
10.4.2 LEAST IMPACTED INSTALLATION TYPE 93
10.4.2.1 Ground-based LiDAR 93

11 LIDAR MARKET, BY RANGE 94
11.1 INTRODUCTION 95
FIGURE 37 LIDAR MARKET, BY RANGE 95
FIGURE 38 SHORT SEGMENT TO LEAD THE LIDAR MARKET 95
TABLE 35 LIDAR MARKET, BY RANGE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 95
11.2 SHORT 96
11.2.1 WIDE ADOPTION IN AUTOMOTIVE AND ROBOTICS APPLICATIONS TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SHORT-RANGE LIDAR 96
TABLE 36 SHORT-RANGE LIDAR MARKET, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 96
11.3 MEDIUM 97
11.3.1 MEDIUM-RANGE LIDAR EXPECTED TO WITNESS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH DUE TO THE USE IN ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENT APPLICATIONS 97
11.4 LONG 97
11.4.1 INCREASING USE OF LONG-RANGE LIDAR IN SURVEYING AND MAPPING APPLICATIONS TO DRIVE THIS SEGMENT 97

12 LIDAR MARKET, BY SERVICE 98
12.1 INTRODUCTION 99
12.1.1 LIDAR DATA PROCESSING 99
12.1.2 DATA ACQUISITION 99
12.1.3 POINT CLOUD CLASSIFICATION 99
12.1.4 3D VISUALIZATION 99
FIGURE 39 LIDAR MARKET, BY SERVICE 100
FIGURE 40 MARKET FOR GIS SERVICES TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 100
TABLE 37 LIDAR MARKET, BY SERVICE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 101
12.2 AERIAL SURVEYING 101
12.2.1 AERIAL SURVEYING IS WIDELY USED TO COLLECT GEOMATICS INFORMATION 101
12.3 ASSET MANAGEMENT 101
12.3.1 ASSET MANAGEMENT IS WIDELY USED IN THE UTILITY INDUSTRY 101
12.4 GIS SERVICES 102
12.4.1 GIS SERVICES SEGMENT TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE 102
12.5 GROUND-BASED SURVEYING 102
12.5.1 GROUND-BASED MONITORING CAN PROVIDE ACCURATE DATA
AT A FASTER PACE 102
12.6 OTHER SERVICES 102

13 LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION 103
13.1 INTRODUCTION 104
FIGURE 41 LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION 104
FIGURE 42 MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENT APPLICATION TO ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST SIZE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 105
TABLE 38 LIDAR MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 105
13.2 CORRIDOR MAPPING 106
TABLE 39 LIDAR MARKET FOR CORRIDOR MAPPING APPLICATION, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 106
FIGURE 43 MARKET FOR ROADWAYS CORRIDOR MAPPING TO DOMINATE CORRIDOR MAPPING APPLICATION DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 106
TABLE 40 LIDAR MARKET FOR CORRIDOR MAPPING APPLICATION,
BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 107
13.2.1 ROADWAYS 107
13.2.1.1 LiDAR is used to determine the length of roads and structure of terrains 107
13.2.2 RAILWAYS 107
13.2.2.1 LiDAR is a cost-effective solution to map complete railway networks 107
13.2.3 OTHERS 108
13.3 ENGINEERING 108
13.3.1 LIDAR-BASED SURVEY HELPS IN EXTRACTING DATA RELATED TO ELEVATION OF GROUND 108
TABLE 41 LIDAR MARKET FOR ENGINEERING APPLICATION, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 42 LIDAR MARKET FOR ENGINEERING APPLICATION, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 109
13.4 ENVIRONMENT 109
FIGURE 44 GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE ENVIRONMENT APPLICATION MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 110
TABLE 43 LIDAR MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENT APPLICATION, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 44 LIDAR MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENT APPLICATION, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 45 LIDAR MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENT APPLICATION, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 111
FIGURE 45 MARKET FOR POLLUTION MODELLING TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE AMONG ALL ENVIRONMENT APPLICATIONS DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 111
TABLE 46 LIDAR MARKET FOR ENVIRONMENT APPLICATION, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 111
13.4.1 FOREST MANAGEMENT 112
13.4.1.1 LiDAR offers cost-effective and fast surveys for forest management 112
13.4.2 COASTLINE MANAGEMENT 112
13.4.2.1 Combining topographical and bathymetric LiDAR can provide more accurate mapping of coastline 112
13.4.3 POLLUTION MODELLING 112
13.4.3.1 LiDAR can scan the environment according to specific parameters and provide pollution data 112
13.4.4 AGRICULTURE 112
13.4.4.1 LiDAR is used to identify crop viability and categorize and map crops 112
13.4.5 WIND FARM 113
13.4.5.1 LiDAR can be used in wind farms to detect the direction of the wind 113
13.4.6 PRECISION FORESTRY 113
13.4.6.1 LiDAR can be used in precision forestry to make data-driven decisions 113
13.5 ADAS & DRIVERLESS CARS 113
13.5.1 LIDAR CAN PROVIDE HIGH ACCURACY IN OBJECT DETECTION AND RECOGNITION FOR ADAS & DRIVERLESS CARS 113
13.6 EXPLORATION 114
TABLE 47 LIDAR MARKET FOR EXPLORATION APPLICATION, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 114
TABLE 48 LIDAR MARKET FOR EXPLORATION APPLICATION, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 114
FIGURE 46 OIL & GAS SEGMENT PROJECTED TO LEAD THE EXPLORATION APPLICATION MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 115
TABLE 49 LIDAR MARKET FOR EXPLORATION APPLICATION, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 115
13.6.1 OIL & GAS 115
13.6.1.1 LiDAR can provide accurate information about environmental parameters for the oil & gas industry 115
13.6.2 MINING 115
13.6.2.1 LiDAR is used in mining to provide the exact location of the area or surface to be mined 115
13.7 URBAN PLANNING 116
13.7.1 LIDAR HELPS OBTAIN DIGITAL MODELS OF CITIES AND DIGITAL SURFACE MODELS OF EARTH SURFACES 116
FIGURE 47 MARKET FOR GROUND-BASED PROJECTED TO DOMINATE URBAN PLANNING APPLICATION DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 116
TABLE 50 LIDAR MARKET FOR URBAN PLANNING APPLICATION, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 117
TABLE 51 LIDAR MARKET FOR URBAN PLANNING APPLICATION, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 117
TABLE 52 LIDAR MARKET FOR URBAN PLANNING APPLICATION, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 117
13.8 CARTOGRAPHY 117
13.8.1 LIDAR HAS BEEN ADOPTED FOR CARTOGRAPHY, OWING TO THE USE OF NAVIGATION AND POSITION SYSTEMS 117
13.9 METEOROLOGY 118
13.9.1 LIDAR CAN PROVIDE ACCURATE DATA OF ATMOSPHERIC STRUCTURES 118
TABLE 53 LIDAR MARKET FOR METEOROLOGY APPLICATION, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 118
13.10 OTHER APPLICATIONS 118
TABLE 54 LIDAR MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 118
TABLE 55 LIDAR MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 119
13.10.1 POLICE LIDAR 119
13.10.1.1 Police LiDAR relies on the principle of time-of-flight to calculate the speed of mobbing vehicles 119
13.10.2 GAMING 119
13.10.2.1 LiDAR is used to recreate physical objects and accurate models
for gaming 119
13.10.3 ROBOTICS 119
13.10.3.1 LiDAR can help to increase accuracy in robotic applications 119
13.11 IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON VARIOUS APPLICATIONS OF LIDAR 120
13.11.1 MOST IMPACTED APPLICATION 120
13.11.1.1 Exploration 120
FIGURE 48 PRE-AND POST-COVID-19 COMPARISON OF THE LIDAR MARKET FOR EXPLORATION APPLICATION 120
13.11.2 LEAST IMPACTED APPLICATION 121
13.11.2.1 ADAS & Driverless Cars 121

14 LIDAR MARKET, BY REGION 122
14.1 INTRODUCTION 123
FIGURE 49 NORTH AMERICA TO LEAD THE LIDAR MARKET FROM 2020 TO 2025 123
TABLE 56 LIDAR MARKET, BY REGION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 123
14.2 NORTH AMERICA 124
FIGURE 50 NORTH AMERICA LIDAR MARKET SNAPSHOT 124
TABLE 57 LIDAR MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 125
TABLE 58 LIDAR MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 125
TABLE 59 LIDAR MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 125
FIGURE 51 US TO LEAD THE NORTH AMERICAN LIDAR MARKET FROM 2020 TO 2025 125
TABLE 60 LIDAR MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 126
14.2.1 US 126
14.2.1.1 Growth of the LiDAR market in the US attributed to government mandates and initiatives 126
14.2.1.2 Regulations for commercial drones in the US 127
TABLE 61 LIDAR MARKET IN THE US, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 127
TABLE 62 LIDAR MARKET IN THE US, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 127
TABLE 63 LIDAR MARKET IN THE US, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 128
14.2.2 CANADA 128
14.2.2.1 Growth of the LiDAR market in Canada attributed to developments in spatial data infrastructure 128
14.2.2.2 Regulations for commercial drones in Canada 128
TABLE 64 LIDAR MARKET IN CANADA, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 128
TABLE 65 LIDAR MARKET IN CANADA, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 129
TABLE 66 LIDAR MARKET IN CANADA, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 129
14.2.3 MEXICO 129
14.2.3.1 Steady growth of the LiDAR market in Mexico due to the use of LiDAR to study ancient sites, archeological, and environmental conditions 129
14.2.3.2 Regulations for commercial drones in Mexico 129
TABLE 67 LIDAR MARKET IN MEXICO, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 130
TABLE 68 LIDAR MARKET IN MEXICO, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 130
TABLE 69 LIDAR MARKET IN MEXICO, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 130
14.3 EUROPE 131
FIGURE 52 EUROPE LIDAR MARKET SNAPSHOT 131
TABLE 70 LIDAR MARKET IN EUROPE, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 132
TABLE 71 LIDAR MARKET IN EUROPE, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 132
TABLE 72 LIDAR MARKET IN EUROPE, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 132
FIGURE 53 UK PROJECTED TO LEAD THE EUROPEAN LIDAR MARKET FROM

2020 TO 2025 133
TABLE 73 LIDAR MARKET IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 133
14.3.1 UK 133
14.3.1.1 The UK to account for the largest size in the European LiDAR market during the forecast period 133
14.3.1.2 Regulations for commercial drones in the UK 134
TABLE 74 LIDAR MARKET IN UK, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 134
TABLE 75 LIDAR MARKET IN UK, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 134
TABLE 76 LIDAR MARKET IN UK, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 135
14.3.2 GERMANY 135
14.3.2.1 LiDAR market in Germany to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period 135
14.3.2.2 Regulations for commercial drones in Germany 135
TABLE 77 LIDAR MARKET IN GERMANY, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 135
TABLE 78 LIDAR MARKET IN GERMANY, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 136
TABLE 79 LIDAR MARKET IN GERMANY, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 136
14.3.3 FRANCE 136
14.3.3.1 France to account for a significant share in the European LiDAR market 136
14.3.3.2 Regulations for commercial drones in France 137
TABLE 80 LIDAR MARKET IN FRANCE, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 137
TABLE 81 LIDAR MARKET IN FRANCE, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 137
TABLE 82 LIDAR MARKET IN FRANCE, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 137
14.3.4 ITALY 138
14.3.4.1 Italian LiDAR market to witness steady growth in the coming years 138
14.3.4.2 Regulations for commercial drones in Italy 138
TABLE 83 LIDAR MARKET IN ITALY, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 138
TABLE 84 LIDAR MARKET IN ITALY, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 138
TABLE 85 LIDAR MARKET IN ITALY, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 139
14.3.5 REST OF EUROPE 139
14.3.5.1 Presence of major players in rest of Europe to drive the growth of the market in the region 139
TABLE 86 LIDAR MARKET IN ROE, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 139
TABLE 87 LIDAR MARKET IN ROE, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 139
TABLE 88 LIDAR MARKET IN ROE, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 140
14.4 ASIA PACIFIC 140
FIGURE 54 APAC LIDAR MARKET SNAPSHOT 141
TABLE 89 LIDAR MARKET IN APAC, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 141
TABLE 90 LIDAR MARKET IN APAC, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 142
TABLE 91 LIDAR MARKET IN APAC, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 142
FIGURE 55 CHINA TO LEAD THE APAC LIDAR MARKET FROM 2020 TO 2025 143
TABLE 92 LIDAR MARKET IN APAC, BY COUNTRY, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 143
14.4.1 CHINA 143
14.4.1.1 LiDAR market growth in China is attributed to the growth in environmental, meteorology, and corridor mapping applications 143
14.4.1.2 Regulations for commercial drones in China 144
TABLE 93 LIDAR MARKET IN CHINA, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 144
TABLE 94 LIDAR MARKET IN CHINA, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 144
TABLE 95 LIDAR MARKET IN CHINA, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 145
14.4.2 JAPAN 145
14.4.2.1 Japan to account for a significant share of the LiDAR market in the Asia Pacific region 145
14.4.2.2 Regulations for commercial drones in Japan 145
TABLE 96 LIDAR MARKET IN JAPAN, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 146
TABLE 97 LIDAR MARKET IN JAPAN, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 146
TABLE 98 LIDAR MARKET IN JAPAN, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 146
14.4.3 SOUTH KOREA 146
14.4.3.1 South Korean LiDAR market is driven by environmental and robotics applications 146
TABLE 99 LIDAR MARKET IN SOUTH KOREA, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 147
TABLE 100 LIDAR MARKET IN SOUTH KOREA, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 147
TABLE 101 LIDAR MARKET IN SOUTH KOREA, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 147
14.4.4 INDIA 148
14.4.4.1 Indian LiDAR market is driven by corridor mapping and environmental applications 148
14.4.4.2 Regulations for commercial drones in India 148
TABLE 102 LIDAR MARKET IN INDIA, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 148
TABLE 103 LIDAR MARKET IN INDIA, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 148
TABLE 104 LIDAR MARKET IN INDIA, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 149
14.4.5 REST OF APAC 149
14.4.5.1 Indian LiDAR market is driven by corridor mapping and environmental applications 149
TABLE 105 LIDAR MARKET IN REST OF APAC, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 149
TABLE 106 LIDAR MARKET IN REST OF APAC, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 150
TABLE 107 LIDAR MARKET IN REST OF APAC, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 150
14.5 REST OF THE WORLD 150
TABLE 108 LIDAR MARKET IN ROW, BY INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 150
TABLE 109 LIDAR MARKET IN ROW, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 151
TABLE 110 LIDAR MARKET IN ROW, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 151
FIGURE 56 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA TO LEAD THE ROW LIDAR MARKET FROM

2020 TO 2025 151
TABLE 111 LIDAR MARKET IN ROW, BY REGION, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 151
14.5.1 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 152
14.5.1.1 Middle East to lead the LiDAR market in RoW 152
TABLE 112 LIDAR MARKET IN MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 152
TABLE 113 LIDAR MARKET IN MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 152
TABLE 114 LIDAR MARKET IN MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 153
14.5.2 SOUTH AMERICA 153
14.5.2.1 Growth of the South American LiDAR market is attributed to the developments in exploration and engineering applications 153
TABLE 115 LIDAR MARKET IN SOUTH AMERICA, BY INSTALLATION TYPE,
2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 153
TABLE 116 LIDAR MARKET IN SOUTH AMERICA, BY AIRBORNE INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 153
TABLE 117 LIDAR MARKET IN SOUTH AMERICA, BY GROUND-BASED INSTALLATION TYPE, 2017–2025 (USD MILLION) 154
14.5.3 MOST IMPACTED REGION 154
14.5.3.1 Rest of the World (RoW) 154
FIGURE 57 PRE-AND POST-COVID-19 COMPARISON OF THE LIDAR MARKET IN ROW 154
14.5.4 LEAST IMPACTED REGION 154
14.5.4.1 Asia Pacific (APAC) 154

15 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 155
15.1 OVERVIEW 155
FIGURE 58 ORGANIC AND INORGANIC STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY COMPANIES OPERATING IN THE LIDAR MARKET 155
15.2 MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS, 2019 156
FIGURE 59 RANKING OF TOP FIVE PLAYERS IN THE LIDAR MARKET 156
15.2.1 PRODUCT LAUNCHES AND DEVELOPMENTS 157
TABLE 118 PRODUCT LAUNCHES AND DEVELOPMENTS, 2017–2020 157
15.2.2 PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, CONTRACTS, AND ALLIANCES 162
TABLE 119 PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, CONTRACTS, AND ALLIANCES, 2017–2020 162
15.2.3 EXPANSIONS 165
TABLE 120 EXPANSIONS, 2018–2020 165
15.2.4 ACQUISITIONS 166
TABLE 121 ACQUISITIONS, 2018–2019 166
15.3 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 166
15.3.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 166
15.3.2 INNOVATORS 166
15.3.3 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 167
15.3.4 EMERGING PLAYERS 167
FIGURE 60 LIDAR MARKET (GLOBAL) COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING, 2019 167

16 COMPANY PROFILES 168
16.1 INTRODUCTION 168
(Business overview, Products and Solutions Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT analysis, MNM view)*
16.2 KEY PLAYERS 168
16.2.1 LEICA GEOSYSTEMS AG 168
16.2.2 TRIMBLE INC. 172
FIGURE 61 TRIMBLE INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 172
16.2.3 TELEDYNE OPTECH 175
16.2.4 FARO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 179
FIGURE 62 FARO TECHNOLOGIES, INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 179
16.2.5 RIEGL LASER MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS GMBH 182
16.2.6 SICK AG 186
FIGURE 63 SICK AG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 186
16.2.7 QUANTUM SPATIAL 188
16.2.8 BEIJING SURESTAR TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD. 190
16.2.9 VELODYNE LIDAR, INC. 192
16.2.10 YELLOWSCAN 195
*Details on Business overview, Products and Solutions Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT analysis, MNM view might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
16.3 RIGHT TO WIN 197
16.4 OTHER KEY PLAYERS 199
16.4.1 GEOKNO INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED 199
16.4.2 PHOENIX LIDAR SYSTEMS 199
16.4.3 LEDDARTECH INC. 200
16.4.4 QUANERGY SYSTEMS, INC. 201
16.4.5 INNOVIZ TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 201
16.4.6 LEOSPHERE 202
16.4.7 WAYMO LLC 202
16.4.8 VALEO S.A. 203
16.4.9 NEPTEC TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 203
16.4.10 OUSTER, INC. 204
16.4.11 ZX LIDARS 204

17 APPENDIX 205
17.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 205
17.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 209
17.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 211
17.4 RELATED REPORTS 211
17.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 212