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Document Scanner Market Size - By Type of Scanner (Sheetfed Scanners, Flatbed Scanners, Portable Scanners, Drum Scanners), By Capacity (up to 100 Sheets, 100 - 200 Sheets, above 200 Sheets), By Connectivity, By Application & Forecast 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI8557
  • Published Date: Mar 2024
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Document Scanner Market Analysis

Document Scanner Market accounted for revenue of around USD 3.3 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at a 4.7% CAGR from 2024 to 2032. Growing inclination of consumers, technological advancements, and increasing paperless initiatives are driving market growth. Businesses and organizations are becoming more aware of the advantages of going paperless. Companies are increasingly adopting paperless office practices. Document scanners play an important part in this shift because they enable the efficient conversion of physical documents into digital versions. This minimizes storage space while simultaneously improving information accessibility, searchability, and security.

Document Scanner Market

Ongoing technological developments in document scanning technology, such as faster scanning rates, greater resolutions, and better image processing capabilities, have all contributed to market expansion. For instance, Kofax’s VirtualReScan (VRS) is widely used image processing software for document scanners, owing to its high quality of scanner output. These technological developments have made document scanners more efficient, adaptable, and user-friendly, resulting in their widespread acceptance across a variety of applications, thus it will foster market demand.

Alternative technologies, such as mobile scanning apps, multifunction printers (MFPs) with scanning capabilities, and document management software, are increasingly available, posing a challenge to standalone document scanners. Organizations may choose integrated systems that include scanning functionality as part of a larger suite of office productivity tools, reducing the necessity for separate document scanners.


Sensitive document digitization gives rise to privacy and data security issues. To prevent unauthorized access, data breaches, and cyber dangers, organizations must establish strong security measures. Addressing these security concerns effectively may necessitate further investments in encryption, authentication, and secure document management.

Document Scanner Market Trends

Regulatory mandates in various industries, such as healthcare (HIPAA), finance (Sarbanes-Oxley Act), and legal (GDPR), require organizations to maintain accurate records and ensure data security and privacy. Document scanners help businesses comply with these regulations by digitizing documents and implementing robust document management practices, which in turn drives business growth.

Document Scanner Market Analysis

Global Document Scanner Market Size, By Type of Scanner, 2021 – 2032 (USD Billion)

Based on type, the flatbed scanners segment was valued at USD 1.2 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach USD 1.8 billion by 2032. Flatbed scanners often come bundled with optical character recognition (OCR) software and image editing tools that allow users to convert scanned documents into editable text files and enhance scanned images. This added functionality enhances the value and utility of flatbed scanners for document management and image processing tasks. Flatbed scanners are used in specialized applications such as graphic design, desktop publishing, and prepress production, where high-quality image capture and precise color reproduction are critical, which in turn drive market growth.

Global Document Scanner Market Revenue Share (%), By Application, (2023)

Based on application, the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) segment held a significant market share of around 47% in 2023. The BFSI sector is highly regulated, with requirements for record-keeping, data security, and compliance with financial regulations such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations. Document scanners are beneficial for BFSI institutions to digitize and manage paper-based documents, facilitating compliance with regulatory requirements, thus it will anticipate market growth.

Asia Pacific Document Scanner Market Size, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Asia Pacific dominated the document scanner market captured significant market share of around 35% in 2023 and is predicted to grow over 5% during 2024 and 2032. The region's expanding economy, particularly in China, India, Japan, and South Korea, has driven up demand for document scanners in a variety of industries, including healthcare, banking and finance, government, education, and manufacturing. As firms in various industries work to increase operational efficiency, compliance, and data security, the demand for dependable document scanning solutions grows.

Furthermore, government measures aimed at supporting digital transformation, increasing administrative efficiency, and improving public services have aided the adoption of document management technology across Asia Pacific. Initiatives such as India's Digital India program, China's Made in China 2025 goal, and Singapore's Smart Nation initiative, have boosted expenditures in digital infrastructure and technological solutions, increasing demand for document scanners.

Document Scanner Market Share

Global Company Market Share Analysis, 2023, (%)

With several key players competing for market share. Companies such as Fujitsu Limited, Canon Inc., Seiko Epson Corporation, HP Inc. (Hewlett-Packard Company), and Brother Industries Ltd. were among the prominent players in this market. They are expected to hold market share around 45 – 50% in 2023 in the global market. There are large number of players operating in the market. However, consumer is more inclined towards the branded and high quality products across the world.

Document Scanner Market Size

Some of the key players profiled in the document scanner industry include:

  • Ambir Technology, Inc.
  • Avision Inc.
  • Brother Industries, Ltd.
  • Canon Inc.
  • Contex Holding A/S
  • Fujitsu Limited
  • HP Inc. (Hewlett-Packard Company)
  • IRIS (Canon Group)
  • Kodak Alaris Inc.
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Plustek Inc.
  • Ricoh Company, Ltd.
  • Seiko Epson Corporation
  • Visioneer, Inc.
  • Xerox Holdings Corporation

Document Scanner Industry News

  • In May 2022, HP Inc. unveiled its latest HP ScanJetPro and Enterprise devices featuring advanced workflow scanner software, streamlining scanning and integration into digital work environments. The series includes four new sleek and secure devices, offering organizations the opportunity to incorporate compact, intelligent scanning solutions into their workplaces.
  • In February 2022, Seiko Epson Corporation launched the DS-790WN wireless network color document scanner, incorporating flexible connectivity options. Tailored for reliability and user-friendly operation across various sectors like government, service bureaus, higher education, finance, and healthcare, the DS-790WN ensures efficient document management by providing rapid, high-quality scanning capabilities for businesses.

This document scanner market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) and volume (Million Units) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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 Market, By Type of Scanner

  • Flatbed Scanners
  • Sheetfed Scanners
  • Portable Scanners
  • Drum Scanners
  • Others (Photo Scanners, Cheque Scanners, etc)

Market, By Capacity

  • Upto 100 Sheets
  • 100 - 200 Sheets
  • Above 200 Sheets

Market, by Price Range

  • Low (Below $100)
  • Medium ($100-$200)
  • High (Above $200)

Market, By Connectivity

  • Wireless
  • Wired

Market, By Application

  • Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI)
  • Healthcare
  • Government
  • Education
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Other (Legal, retail, manufacturing, etc)

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Malaysia
    • Indonesia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA


Authors: Avinash Singh, Sunita Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market valuation of the document scanner was reached USD 3.3 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to record a 4.7% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, driven by wider consumer awareness, technological advancements, and increasing paperless initiatives.

The flatbed scanners segment accounted for revenues of around USD 1.2 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach USD 1.8 billion by 2032, as they feature optical character recognition (OCR) software and image editing tools that allow users to convert scanned documents into editable text files and enhance scanned images.

Asia Pacific region held approximately 35% share of the document scanner market in 2023 and is predicted to grow at 5% CAGR through 2032, propelled by the region's expanding economy, particularly in China, India, Japan, and South Korea, with government measures supporting digital transformation.

Ambir Technology, Inc., Avision Inc., Brother Industries, Ltd., Canon Inc., Contex Holding A/S, Fujitsu Limited, HP Inc. (Hewlett-Packard Company), IRIS (Canon Group), Kodak Alaris Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Plustek Inc., Ricoh Company, Ltd., Seiko Epson Corporation, and Visioneer, Inc.

Document Scanner Market Scope

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