An action camera is a HD personal camera used in extreme action photography. It is used in unusual places such as mountains, underwater, air, cars, and army tanks. These cameras are hand-free and can be mounted anywhere on the body. Such cameras are popular with water sports enthusiasts, skiers, motorcyclists, drivers, and mountain bikers.
TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Action Camera market will grow at a CAGR of 23.83 by volume and 16.2 percent by value over the period 2013-2018.
Covered in this Report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Action Camera market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the reports takes into account the total number of action cameras shipped annually.
TechNavio’s report, the Global Action Camera Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers North America, Europe, and the APAC and MEA region; it also covers the Global Action Camera market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
- North America
- APAC and MEA
- Contour LLC
- Drift Innovation
- GoPro Inc.
- iON Worldwide
- Sony Corp.
Other Prominent Vendors
- Brinno Inc.
- Garmin Ltd.
- JVC Kenwood Corp.
- Liquid Image Corp.
- Mobius Action Cam
- Panasonic Corp.
- RePlay XD
- Toshiba Corp.
Key Market Driver
- Popularity of Social Networking
- Increased Participation in Adventurous Sports
Key Market Challenge
- Increase in Smartphone Penetration
- Intensified Competition
Key Market Trend
- Increase in New Entrants
- Rapid Growth in Action Camera Market
Key Questions Answered in this Report
- What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
- What are the key market trends?
- What is driving this market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
Table of Contents
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings
04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.2 Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
06.3 Five Forces Analysis
07. Geographical Segmentation
07.1 Global Action Camera Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013-2018
08. Key Leading Countries
09. Buying Criteria
10. Market Growth Drivers
11. Drivers and their Impact
12. Market Challenges
13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
14. Market Trends
15. Trends and their Impact
16. Vendor Landscape
16.1 Competitive Scenario
16.2 Other Prominent Vendors
17. Key Vendor Analysis
17.1 Contour LLC
17.1.1 Business Overview
17.1.2 Key Information
17.1.3 SWOT Analysis
17.2 Drift Innovation
17.2.1 Business Overview
17.2.2 Key Information
17.2.3 SWOT Analysis
17.3 GoPro Inc.
17.3.1 Business Overview
17.3.2 Key Information
17.3.3 SWOT Analysis
17.4 iON Worldwide
17.4.1 Business Overview
17.4.2 Key Information
17.4.3 SWOT Analysis
17.5 Sony Corp.
17.5.1 Business Overview
17.5.2 Business Segmentation
17.5.3 Key Information
17.5.4 SWOT Analysis
18. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Application of Action Camera
Exhibit 3: Global Action Camera Market 2013-2018 (Unit Shipment Million)
Exhibit 4: Global Action Camera Market 2013-2018 (US$ Billions)
Exhibit 5: Global Action Camera Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013-2018 (Unit Shipment Million)
Exhibit 6: Global Action Camera Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013-2018
Exhibit 7: Sony Corp. Business Segmentation
Exhibit 8: Sony Corp. - Sales by Business Segmentation FY2014 (Ending December 2013)
Exhibit 9: Sony Corp. - Sales by Geographic Segmentation FY2014 (Ending December 2013)
TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report - Global Action Camera Market 2014-2018
TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in Global Action Camera Market Contour LLC, Drift Innovation, GoPro Inc., iON Worldwide, Sony Corp., Brinno Inc., Garmin Ltd., JVC Kenwood Corp., Liquid Image Corp., Mobius Action Cam, Panasonic Corp. , Polaroid, RePlay XD, Shimono, Toshiba Corp :
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s team said: “The Global Action Camera market has been witnessing an increase in the number of new entrants in the past few years. The market, is at its nascent stage, and is experiencing rapid growth, attracting many new players into the market. The entry of new players is expected to have a subsequent effect on the price, features, and quality of action cameras. This is expected to be beneficial for consumers as action cameras with enhanced quality and features are expected to be available at low prices”
According to the report, the growing use of social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, is one of the major drivers of the Global Action Camera market. Through these sites end-users share images and videos of their sports activities that are captured through action cameras, increasing the demand for these cameras. Vendors also enhance their product features to give a better customer experience and they sponsor many extreme sports events.
Further, the report states that despite these growth drivers, market vendors face a few challenges. The popularity of smartphones among consumers is one of the major growth inhibitors of the Global Action Camera market. Declining prices of smartphones coupled with enhanced features, which offer better image and video quality, are the main reasons for the popularity of smartphones.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.