Current Market Trends
The global system camera and box camera market declined in volume by 25% in 2020 as COVID-19 stalled many sports leagues and live events. Typically, the system camera market is relatively stable year on year, and the recovery of the market provides an indicator of the returning investment in live sports, concerts and events.
There was a notable global increase in 4K uptake in 2020, as 59% of system cameras shipped were capable of shooting in this resolution. Demand for 8K dropped, and the technology continues to be held back by its high price point and lack of ROI. However, HDR is assuming its place as a standard technology, which featured in 93% of system cameras sold in 2020.
Looking forward, Futuresource expects the market to stabilise, with annual volumes increasing by 37% in FY25 vs FY20, with a CAGR of 6.5% over the duration of this five-year period.
This comprehensive system and box cameras market report reviews the performance of the global market, with historical data going back to 2017, and forecasts out to 2025. Based on direct feedback from vendors and component suppliers, this 58-page report provides market sizing, sales forecasts, and technology and competitive reviews.
Futuresource defines system cameras as broadcast quality cameras with no on-board recording capability. They can be used on the shoulder or on a tripod or pedestal mount.
Box cameras are defined as compact system cameras with no on-shoulder functionality, often used in remote locations where camera movement is not required. They are also used extensively in rigs when shooting 3D.
| 58-page comprehensive PDF report
| Executive summary
| Global Market Overview 10
| Market size and forecasts for system cameras
| Market size and forecasts for box cameras 13
| Pricing analysis
| The impact of COVID-19
| The Impact of the global chip shortage
| Focus on applications of system cameras
| Focus on applications of broadcast studio and OB
| Competitive outlook
| Technology trends
| Regional market sizes and forecasts
| Regional competitive outlook
| Accompanying Excel spreadsheets
| The performance of the global system camera and box camera markets
| Global market outlook to 2025
| Global market forecasts
| Global market share
| Market sizing, value and shipment volumes
| Major developments in product features and the competitive landscape
Futuresource has been tracking, researching and consulting on professional broadcast equipment, video capture hardware and related markets for more than 30 years. This publication is one in a series of research reports, produced to provide businesses with a fully rounded view of the market.
Any business with interests in professional video equipment will benefit from this report, particularly:
| Manufacturers and their suppliers
| Supply chain and intermediaries
| Pro video equipment retailers
| Market strategists, marketing and sales professionals
| Technology investors
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