Global Satellite Remote Sensing Industry

01 Mar, 2016, 16:58 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-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 -

AABSyS IT Pvt. Ltd.
Airbus Defence and Space
Antrix Corporation Limited
Auracle Geospatial Science
DigitalGlobe, Inc.

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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 Micro Satellites to Redefine Market Dynamics II-2 Select Conventional Satellites Vs. Micro Satellites: A Comparative Analysis..............II-3 Startups Take a Keen Interest in Satellite Constellations II-3 Technology Advancements Fuel Market Growth II-4 Positive Momentum in Satellite Services Sector Lends Platform for Market Growth..............II-4 Table 1: Global Satellite Services Market by Service Type (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Consumer Services, Fixed Services, Mobile Voice & Data Services, and Remote Sensing Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 2: Global Satellite Sector by Market Segment (2004 & 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Satellite Ground Equipment, Satellite Launch, Satellite Manufacturing, and Satellite Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 3: Global Satellite Sector (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Operational Satellites by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6 Market Outlook.............. II-6

2. COMPETITIVE SCENARIO.............. II-7 DigitalGlobe & Airbus DS: Active Participants II-7 Market Leaders Sense Brewing Competition from New Breed of Micro Satellite Companies..............II-7 Stiff Competition from Airborne Platforms Continue to Bother Satellite Imagery Vendors..............II-8 Market Witnesses Surge in M&A Activity II-8 Select M&A Deals in the Satellite Remote Sensing Market (2013-2015).............. II-9

3. KEY END-USE SECTORS & APPLICATION TRENDS II-10 High Resolution Satellite Imaging Enables in-depth Tapping of Data.............. II-10 Big Data Results in Demand for Advanced Software Solutions II-10 Government Sector: The Core End-User of Satellite Remote Sensing Services.............. II-11 Private Sector Investments on Satellite Imagery Continue to Rise II-12 Oil & Gas Sector Relies on Satellite Remote Sensing for Myriad Requirements.............. II-12 Satellite Remote Sensing Makes Steady Progress in the Mining Sector.............. II-13 Mineral Exploration Made Easy with Satellite Remote Sensing II-13 Gold: A Widely Explored Mineral with Satellite Imagery II-14 Utilities & Gas Distribution Agencies Prioritize Satellite Imagery for Pipeline Corridor Planning II-14 Rising Focus on Insurance GIS in the Insurance Sector Bodes Well for Market Growth..............II-14 Satellite Remote Sensing Emerges as a Viable Platform for Sustainable Agriculture..............II-15 Satellite Platforms Come to Fore in Precision Farming II-15 Satellite Remote Sensing Gains Precedence in Marine Applications II-16 Ports & Shipping Companies Leverage Satellite Imagery for Maritime Monitoring..............II-16 Satellite Remote Sensing for Effective Biodiversity Management Programs.............. II-16 Natural Resources Monitoring Made Convenient with Satellite Imagery.............. II-17 Weather Monitoring & Forecasting: The Most Important Downstream Vertical for Satellite Remote Sensing II-18 Satellite Platforms for Weather Monitoring & Forecasting: An Overview.............. II-19 Satellites Extend their Proficiency in Monitoring Synoptic Weather Systems.............. II-19 Satellites Easily Predict & Forecast Tropical Cyclones II-20 Satellite Imagery Simplifies Flood Disaster Management II-20 Quicker Earthquake Response through Satellite Imagery II-21 Satellite Remote Sensing to Help Evade Famine Impact II-22 Volcanic Zone Identification with Satellite Remote Sensing II-23

4. REMOTE SENSING - A CONCEPTUAL OVERVIEW II-24 Remote Sensing: A Brief Introduction II-24 Technology Platforms for Remote Sensing II-24 Airborne Platforms.............. II-24 Spaceborne Platforms..............II-24 Satellite Remote Sensing: An Overview II-24 Types of Sensors for Satellite Remote Sensing II-25 Optical Sensors.............. II-25 Microwave Sensors..............II-25 Active Sensors.............. II-25 Passive Sensors.............. II-25 Infrared Sensors.............. II-26 Spatial Resolution in Satellite Imagery II-26 Low Resolution.............. II-26 Low Resolution Platforms for Satellite Remote Sensing II-26 Medium Resolution..............II-27 Medium Resolution Platforms for Satellite Remote Sensing II-27 High Resolution.............. II-27 High Resolution Platforms for Satellite Remote Sensing II-27 Very High Resolution..............II-28 Very High Resolution Platforms for Satellite Remote Sensing II-28 Applications.............. II-28 Agricultural & Soil Studies..............II-28 Natural Resources Monitoring & Conservation II-28 Cartography.............. II-29 Geology & Mineral Resources Mapping II-29 Meteorology & Oceanic Studies II-29 Land Management & Development Programs II-29 Rural & Urban Development..............II-29 Disaster Management Support..............II-29

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-30 Planet Labs to Acquire Geospatial Businesses of BlackBridge Corp II-30 Planet Labs Secures Funding for Micro Satellites II-30 DigitalGlobe Decommissions QuickBird II Satellite II-30 Canadian Space Agency Joins ESA's Sentinel Programme II-30 UrtheCast Unveils Full-color HD videos of the Planet Earth II-30 UrtheCast to Deploy a Constellation of Satellites Equipped with Optical and SAR Payload..............II-30 UrtheCast Inaugurates its Second Office Facility in Vancouver II-30 UrtheCast Acquires Deimos..............II-31 ESA Launches Sentinel-2A Satellite II-31 UK Space Agency Teams Up with ESA II-31 ISRO Secures Contract from Google to Launch Skybox Imaging Satellite.............. II-31 Australian CSIRO National Research Organisation Teams Up with ESA II-31 DigitalGlobe Takes Over Spatial Energy II-31 Skybox Imaging Launches SkySat-2 Satellite II-31 DigitalGlobe Secures US Government Permit to Market Higher- Resolution Satellite Images..............II-32 DigitalGlobe Puts High Resolution WorldView- 3 Imaging Satellite into Orbit..............II-32 Google Takes Over Skybox Imaging II-32 Orbital Sciences Collaborates with Skybox Imaging II-32 SSL Secures Skybox Contract to Fabricate 13 High Resolution Earth Observation Satellites..............II-32 UrtheCast Secures Contract for Providing Earth Imagery Data and Other Engineering and Value Added Services II-32 UrtheCast Secures Access to TDRSS Network II-32 UrtheCast in Partnership with NanoRacks to Deploy Cameras on NASA's Part of International Space Station (ISS) II-33 UrtheCast Deploys Earth Imaging Cameras on Russian Part of International Space Station (ISS) II-33 ESA Launches Sentinel-1A Earth Observation Spacecraft II-33 ESA and Arianespace Ink Contract for Launching Sentinel-1B Spacecraft.............. II-33 DLR German Aerospace Center Inks Pact with ESA II-33 ESI Inks Distribution Agreement with Skybox Imaging II-33 Skybox Partners with MapBox for Annotation and Analysis of Imagery Data.............. II-33 Planet Labs to Deploy the Largest Constellation of Earth Imaging Satellites.............. II-34 DigitalGlobe Snaps Up GeoEye..............II-34 Skybox Launches SkySat-1..............II-34 Skybox Imaging Inks Agreement with Japan Space Imaging II-34

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS..............II-35 AABSyS IT Pvt. Ltd. (India)..............II-35 Airbus Defence and Space (France) II-35 Antrix Corporation Limited (India) II-35 Auracle Geospatial Science (Canada) II-36 DigitalGlobe, Inc. (US)..............II-36 ImageSat International N.V. (Israel) II-37 Planet Labs, Inc. (US)..............II-37 Remote Sensing Solutions, Inc. (Australia) II-38 Satellite Imaging Corporation (SIC) (US) II-38 Skybox Imaging (US).............. II-38 UrtheCast (Canada)..............II-39

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE..............II-40 Table 4: 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 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 5: 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 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-41

Table 6: 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 2007, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-42

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES.............. III-1 A.Market Analysis.............. III-1 Outlook.............. III-1 Increased Use of Geospatial Data Creates 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 Satellite Imagery Makes Way into Maritime Monitoring III-3 Strategic Corporate Developments III-3 Select Key Players..............III-4 B.Market Analytics..............III-7 Table 7: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 8: US Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (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 9: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 10: Canadian Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (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 Corporate Development..............III-13 B.Market Analytics..............III-14 Table 11: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 12: Japanese Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-15

4. EUROPE.............. III-16 A.Market Analysis.............. III-16 Outlook.............. III-16 Europe's Copernicus Programme Set to Raise the Bar for Satellite Remote Sensing..............III-16 B.Market Analytics..............III-17 Table 13: 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 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-17

Table 14: 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 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 15: 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 2007, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

4a. FRANCE.............. III-20 A.Market Analysis.............. III-20 Outlook.............. III-20 Strategic Corporate Developments III-20 Airbus Defence and Space - A Major French Company III-20 B.Market Analytics..............III-21 Table 16: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 17: French Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-22

4b. GERMANY.............. III-23 A.Market Analysis.............. III-23 Outlook.............. III-23 Corporate Development..............III-23 B.Market Analytics..............III-23 Table 18: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 19: German Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-24

4c. ITALY.............. III-25 A.Market Analysis.............. III-25 Outlook.............. III-25 B.Market Analytics..............III-25 Table 20: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 21: Italian Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (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 22: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 23: UK Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4e. SPAIN.............. III-29 A.Market Analysis.............. III-29 Outlook.............. III-29 B.Market Analytics..............III-29 Table 24: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 25: Spanish Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (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 Strategic Corporate Developments III-31 B.Market Analytics..............III-32 Table 26: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 27: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (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 Chinese Government Leverages Satellite Imagery During Sichuan Earthquake..............III-34 Strategic Corporate Developments III-35 Select Players.............. III-35 B.Market Analytics..............III-37 Table 28: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 29: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-38

6. LATIN AMERICA.............. III-39 A.Market Analysis.............. III-39 Outlook.............. III-39 B.Market Analytics..............III-39 Table 30: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 31: Latin American Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (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 ImageSat International N.V. - A Key Israeli Player III-41 B.Market Analytics..............III-42 Table 32: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 33: Rest of World Historic Review for Satellite Remote Sensing Services Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-43

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 45 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 50)

The United States (14) Canada (4) Japan (3) Europe (15) - France (3) - Germany (3) - The United Kingdom (3) - Italy (1) - Spain (2) - Rest of Europe (3) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (10) Latin America (1) Africa (1) Middle East (2)
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