Satellite Remote Sensing Market Research

Satellite Remote Sensing - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Feb 16, 2018, 198 Pages
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Satellite Remote Sensing in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 45 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Airbus Defence and Space
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Boeing Company
ImageSat International N.V
Maxar Technologies Ltd.
Mitsubishi Electric Group

Satellite Remote Sensing - Global Strategic Business Report
TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      A Prelude                                                         II-1
      Growing Emphasis on Earth Observation Drives Demand for
       Satellite Remote Sensing Services                                II-2
      Emergence of Small Satellites to Redefine Market Dynamics         II-3
       Select Conventional Satellites Vs. Micro Satellites: A
        Comparative Analysis                                            II-4
      Startups Take a Keen Interest in Satellite Constellations         II-4
      Technology Advancements Fuel Market Growth                        II-5
      Advanced Satellites to Perform Daily Revisits                     II-5
      Positive Momentum in Satellite Services Sector Lends Platform
       for Market Growth                                                II-6
       Table 1: Global Satellite Services Market (2016): Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Revenues by Service Type (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-7

       Table 2: Global Satellite Sector by Market Segment (2016):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Segment (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-7
      Market Outlook                                                    II-7

  2. COMPETITIVE SCENARIO                                               II-8
      Leading Players                                                   II-8
      Market Leaders Sense Brewing Competition from New Breed of
       Micro Satellite Companies                                        II-8
      Stiff Competition from Airborne Platforms Continue to Trouble
       Satellite Imagery Vendors                                        II-9
      Market Witnesses Surge in M&A Activity                            II-9
       Select M&A Deals in the Satellite Remote Sensing Market 
        (2013-2017)                                                     II-10

  3. KEY END-USE SECTORS & APPLICATION TRENDS                           II-11
      High Resolution Satellite Imaging Enables in-depth Tapping of
       Data                                                             II-11
      Big Data Results in Demand for Advanced Software Solutions        II-12
      Government Sector: The Core End-User of Satellite Remote
       Sensing Services                                                 II-13
      Private Sector Investments on Satellite Imagery Continue to Rise  II-13
      Oil & Gas Sector Relies on Satellite Remote Sensing for Myriad
       Requirements                                                     II-13
      Satellite Remote Sensing Makes Steady Progress in the Mining
       Sector                                                           II-14
       Mineral Exploration Made Easy with Satellite Remote Sensing      II-14
       Gold: A Widely Explored Mineral with Satellite Imagery           II-15
      Utilities & Gas Distribution Agencies Prioritize Satellite
       Imagery for Pipeline Corridor Planning                           II-15
      Rising Focus on Insurance GIS in the Insurance Sector Bodes
       Well for Market Growth                                           II-15
      Satellite Remote Sensing Emerges as a Viable Platform for
       Sustainable Agriculture                                          II-16
       Satellite Platforms Come to Fore in Precision Farming            II-16
      Satellite Remote Sensing Gains Precedence in Marine Applications  II-17
       Ports & Shipping Companies Leverage Satellite Imagery for
        Maritime Monitoring                                             II-17
      Satellite Remote Sensing for Effective Biodiversity Management
       Programs                                                         II-17
      Natural Resources Monitoring Made Convenient with Satellite
       Imagery                                                          II-18
       Advancements in Remote Sensing Technologies for Biodiversity
        Monitoring                                                      II-19
      Weather Monitoring & Forecasting: The Most Important
       Downstream Vertical for Satellite Remote Sensing                 II-20
       Satellite Platforms for Weather Monitoring & Forecasting: An
        Overview                                                        II-21
       Satellites Extend their Proficiency in Monitoring Synoptic
        Weather Systems                                                 II-22
       Satellites Easily Predict & Forecast Tropical Cyclones           II-22
      Satellite Imagery Simplifies Flood Disaster Management            II-22
      Quicker Earthquake Response through Satellite Imagery             II-23
      Satellite Remote Sensing to Help Evade Famine Impact              II-24
      Volcanic Zone Identification with Satellite Remote Sensing        II-25

  4. REMOTE SENSING - A CONCEPTUAL OVERVIEW                             II-26
      Remote Sensing: A Brief Introduction                              II-26
      Technology Platforms for Remote Sensing                           II-26
       Airborne Platforms                                               II-26
       Spaceborne Platforms                                             II-26
      Satellite Remote Sensing: An Overview                             II-26
      Types of Sensors for Satellite Remote Sensing                     II-27
       Optical Sensors                                                  II-27
       Microwave Sensors                                                II-27
        Active Sensors                                                  II-27
        Passive Sensors                                                 II-27
       Infrared Sensors                                                 II-28
      Spatial Resolution in Satellite Imagery                           II-28
       Low Resolution                                                   II-28
        Low Resolution Platforms for Satellite Remote Sensing           II-28
       Medium Resolution                                                II-29
        Medium Resolution Platforms for Satellite Remote Sensing        II-29
       High Resolution                                                  II-29
        High Resolution Platforms for Satellite Remote Sensing          II-29
       Very High Resolution                                             II-30
        Very High Resolution Platforms for Satellite Remote Sensing     II-30
      Applications                                                      II-30
       Agricultural & Soil Studies                                      II-30
       Natural Resources Monitoring & Conservation                      II-30
       Cartography                                                      II-30
       Geology & Mineral Resources Mapping                              II-31
       Meteorology & Oceanic Studies                                    II-31
       Land Management & Development Programs                           II-31
       Rural & Urban Development                                        II-31
       Disaster Management Support                                      II-31

  5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-32
      FIMI to Acquire Major Stake in ImageSat Internation               II-32
      MDA Acquires DigitalGlobe,                                        II-32
      Oroco Resource Enters into Mineral Exploration Agreement with
       Auracle Geospatial Science                                       II-32
      Planet Lab Acquires Terra Bella                                   II-32
      Bird.i Signs Partnership Agreement with DigitalGlobe              II-32
      Maxtech Enters into Agreement with Auracle Geospatial to
       Conduct Enhanced Remote Sensing Targeting Manganese in Brazil    II-32
      Hera Systems Signs NRSAA with the National Aeronautics and
       Space Administration Ames Research Center                        II-33
      Planet Labs to Acquire Geospatial Businesses of BlackBridge Corp  II-33
      Planet Labs Secures Funding for Micro Satellites                  II-33
      DigitalGlobe Decommissions QuickBird II Satellite                 II-33
      Canadian Space Agency Joins ESA’s Sentinel Programme              II-33
      UrtheCast Unveils Full-color HD videos of the Planet Earth        II-33
      UrtheCast to Deploy a Constellation of Satellites Equipped
       with Optical and SAR Payload                                     II-34
      UrtheCast Inaugurates its Second Office Facility in Vancouver     II-34
      UrtheCast Acquires Deimos                                         II-34
      ESA Launches Sentinel-2A Satellite                                II-34
      UK Space Agency Teams Up with ESA                                 II-34
      ISRO Secures Contract from Google to Launch Skybox Imaging
       Satellite                                                        II-34
      Australian CSIRO National Research Organisation Teams Up with ESA II-34

  6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS                                     II-35
      Airbus Defence and Space (France)                                 II-35
      Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (USA)                         II-35
      Boeing Company (USA)                                              II-35
      ImageSat International N.V. (Israel)                              II-36
      Maxar Technologies Ltd. (USA)                                     II-36
      Mitsubishi Electric Group (Japan)                                 II-37
      Orbital ATK (USA)                                                 II-37
      Planet Labs, Inc. (USA)                                           II-38
      Satellite Imaging Corporation (SIC) (USA)                         II-38
      Thales Group (France)                                             II-39
      UrtheCast (Canada)                                                II-39

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-40
      Table 3: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
      Satellite Remote Sensing Services by Geographic Region - US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
      America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
      Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-40

      Table 4: World Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing
      Services by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
      World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
      US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-41

      Table 5: World 14-Year Perspective for Satellite Remote
      Sensing Services by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
      of Dollar Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
      for Years 2011, 2017, and 2024 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-42


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Outlook                                                         III-1
        Rise in Use of Geospatial Data Creates Significant
         Opportunities                                                  III-1
        Private Sector Investments on Satellite Imagery Continue to
         Rise                                                           III-2
        US Insurers Aim to Rely on Satellite Imagery for Claims
         Processing                                                     III-2
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-2
        Select Key Players                                              III-4
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-7
        Table 6: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
        Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-7

        Table 7: US Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing
        Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
        for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-8

  2. CANADA                                                             III-9
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-9
        Outlook                                                         III-9
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-9
        Select Key Players                                              III-10
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-11
        Table 8: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-11

        Table 9: Canadian Historic Review for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-12

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-13
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-13
        Outlook                                                         III-13
        Market Participants See Increased Competition from Aircraft
         Imagery Providers                                              III-13
        Key Player                                                      III-13
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-14
        Table 10: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-14

        Table 11: Japanese Historic Review for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-15

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-16
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-16
        Outlook                                                         III-16
        Europe’s Copernicus Programme Raises the Bar for Satellite
         Remote Sensing                                                 III-16
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-17
        Table 12: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Satellite Remote Sensing Services by Region/Country -
        France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-17

        Table 13: European Historic Review for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services by Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy,
        UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2011 through
        2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-18

        Table 14: European 14-Year Perspective for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services by Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of
        Dollar Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and
        Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011, 2017, and 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-19

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-20
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-20
        Outlook                                                         III-20
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-20
        Key Players                                                     III-20
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-21
        Table 15: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-21

        Table 16: French Historic Review for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-22

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-23
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-23
        Outlook                                                         III-23
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-23
        Table 17: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-23

        Table 18: German Historic Review for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-24

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-25
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-25
        Outlook                                                         III-25
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-25
        Table 19: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-25

        Table 20: Italian Historic Review for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-26

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-27
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-27
        Outlook                                                         III-27
        Corporate Development                                           III-27
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-27
        Table 21: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
        Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-27

        Table 22: UK Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing
        Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
        for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-28

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-29
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-29
        Outlook                                                         III-29
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-29
        Table 23: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-29

        Table 24: Spanish Historic Review for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-30

  4f. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-31
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-31
        Outlook                                                         III-31
        Russia: A Small but Potential Market                            III-31
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-32
        Table 25: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016
        through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-32

        Table 26: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Satellite
        Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues
        in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-33

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-34
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-34
        Outlook                                                         III-34
        Government Agencies: Prime Revenue Contributors for
         Satellite Imagery                                              III-34
        China                                                           III-34
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-35
        Select Players                                                  III-35
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-36
        Table 27: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016
        through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-36

        Table 28: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-37

  6. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-38
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-38
        Outlook                                                         III-38
        Corporate Developments                                          III-38
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-39
        Table 29: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016
        through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-39

        Table 30: Latin American Historic Review for Satellite
        Remote Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues
        in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-40

  7. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-41
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-41
        Outlook                                                         III-41
        Satellite Imagery Vendors Eye Opportunities in the Middle
         East Oil & Gas Sector                                          III-41
        Corporate Development                                           III-42
        Key Player                                                      III-42
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-43
        Table 31: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016
        through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-43

        Table 32: Rest of World Historic Review for Satellite Remote
        Sensing Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-44


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 45 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 49)

     The United States (12)
     Canada (4)
     Japan (4)
     Europe (13)
     - France (3)
     - Germany (2)
     - The United Kingdom (3)
     - Spain (2)
     - Rest of Europe (3)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (11)
     Middle East (3)
     Latin America (1)
     Africa (1)
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