Global Patrol Robot Market Size Was Worth USD 8.87 billion in 2020 and Is Projected to Grow to USD 19.77 billion by 2026

Global Patrol Robot Market Size Was Worth USD 8.87 billion in 2020 and Is Projected to Grow to USD 19.77 billion by 2026

October 05, 2021, New York, USA - 

Patrol Robot: Introduction

Patrol robots are surveillance tools that move about areas automatically, without the need for operator supervision. The built-in camera transmits information directly to the security systems. They are equipped with charging stations that are automatic. An adequate number of automated charging stations located in observation areas allow for charging the batteries, and some robots have solar panels that supply constant power for operation.

In the event that the area that is patrolled has a human presence, audio communication between the human and the robot is available. Robots for patrolling are developed to tackle the challenges of personal foot patrolling at a lower cost, as well as continuous 24/7 usage and enhanced quality of patrols in restricted areas.

The Global Patrol Robot Market Forecast: 

The market was worth US$ 8.87 billion by 2020 and is predicted to grow to US$ 19.77 billion by 2026. The market is expected to expand by around 14% over the forecast timeframe (2021-2026). The COVID-19 epidemic has raised the growth of the development of non-manned technology within privately-owned security and asset security firms.

The increasing number of illegal acts and a costly service that is dependent on professionalism and dedication has resulted in an increase in the demand for robots to patrol. Foot patrol personnel are costly in the long-term, in terms of salaries and management effort, when compared to patrol robots, are cheaper and can be paid off quickly.

But, for some customers, buying a patrol robot is a costly item, whereas some patrol robots are needed for a limited duration for specific tasks. In these cases, there is a rental program that was designed. The rental service is available in the event of unpredictability in the market.

On the other hand, however, the usage of the robots patrolling is changing from the conventional method of operation. Because of the significance of social distancing to reduce the spread of new coronaviruses, researchers are working on putting robots in the ground in order to alert pedestrians to keep a safe distance from one other. This could lead to new opportunities in the marketplace.

Market Trend and Dynamics of the Global Patrol Robot Market:

Commercial End-user Industry is Expected to Hold a Significant Share:  

Commercial businesses and associated companies make up a large part of the economy, and this thriving industry has large budgets to invest in improving security. Security robots in this field are attractive and provide a quantifiable value offer.

As billions are put into R&D on autonomous vehicle technology, inside robots designed for commercial applications reap the benefits and economic benefits of sensors and computing, machine learning as well as open-source software. With the growing budget for security for businesses and the existence of a vastly untapped market for security robots, the market is expected to expand at a rapid growth rate.

Indoor robots are increasing widespread acceptance in the marketplace due to their numerous applications in various sectors, including hospitals and offices as well as others.

Robots can provide a variety of benefits in terms of safety and commercial, and the companies on the market are creating innovative robotic systems specifically for certain applications.

The United States Expected to be the largest contributor:

Because of the advantages they offer (like high quality and reliability), United States' security and surveillance forces are increasingly deploying automated unmanned solutions.

In February 2020, we will see the security robot, Cobalt Robot, travels at a speed of around two miles per hour. If anyone steps into the path of the robot, its sensors will let it stop. It is able to patrol businesses and local businesses, and a local firm is hoping that businesses located in Kansas, as well as Missouri, will soon begin using it. Kenton Brothers Inc. is already employing a Cobalt Security Robot to monitor their Kansas City company.

In the past ten years, the amount of active conflicts has increased across the country, and with an increase in the number of terrorist attacks in public areas and in schools. These geopolitical tensions and territorial disputes have led to the rising need to have security machines throughout the country in the coming timeframe. Due to the increasing number of terrorist attacks, the increase in security concerns throughout the country is likely to push security robots to the country.

In the United States, the main obstacles in the security robot market are the strict rules and regulations for the use of security robots and dependency on the government for the supply of security robots. 

The ever-growing negative aspects of the security robots' use are slowing the expansion of this market. One San Francisco security robot was removed for trespassing onto public sidewalks without approval and also making human enemies. The security robot, employed to patrol the grounds of San Francisco SPCA officials to patrol its grounds and parking lot and grounds, sparked a storm of protests from the public for causing annoyance to pedestrians and preventing homeless people from occupying the premises. According to Mashable, the SPCA also got an admonition from the city. The city informed the SPCA that it was invading the sidewalks of pedestrians without a permit.

The Key Market Segmentation of the Global Patrol Robot Market: 

Global Patrol Robot Market can be divided into Product Type, Packaging Types, Applications, and Geographical landscapes, etc. 

Patrol Robot Market Segmentation By Product Type:

Indoor Patrol

Outdoor Patrol

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Patrol Robot Market Segmentation By Application:


Logistics Park


Public Safety


Patrol Robot Market Segmentation By End-User Industry:

Defense and Military



Patrol Robot Market Segmentation By Geographical Landscape:

North America


Asia Pacific

South America

Middle East and Africa

Major Key Players in the Global Patrol Robot Market Are:

SMP Robotics

Logic Robotics

Hanwha Techwin








3D Robotics


The Global Patrol Robot Market Report Highlights:

Due to the existence of many new startups and new entrants in developed regions, the security robots market is highly fragmented. A relatively high barrier for entry as well as exit can lead to greater market penetration. However, the tendency to integrate vertically across the various parts within the value chain can be expected to give a competitive advantage for the top vendors in the market. Lockheed Martin Corporation and Northrop Grumman are the major key players in the market of security robots.

In October 2020 - SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd presented at INTERGEO two new payload solutions, DJI Zenmuse P1 and DJI Zenmuse L1, to support its commercial drone system Matrice 300 RTK, destined to be used for the most demanding aerial surveying mission. The two payloads are anticipated to revolutionize the industry, offering more efficacy as well as new perspectives at a reasonable price without sacrificing the accuracy and quality of the information collected for precise aerial inspections as well as missions to collect data.

In September 2020 - Lockheed Martin plans to provide an investigation for an integrated and robust payload vessel, which will be able to operate for longer periods of time in the U.S. Navy's Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV) competition. Lockheed Martin has done partnership with Portland-based Vigor Works, LLC, as the shipbuilder for the team. Since Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor, Therefor it will manage the program, system engineering, deliver platforms integration, fight management, cyber solution and automation. 

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