Gunshot Detection System Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Development Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 - 2026
Report ID: GMI3282
Gunshot Detection System Market size is estimated to grow at a double digit CAGR to 2025 driven by rising cases of gun-firing in public areas along with proliferating crime rates across the globe. Increasing cases of homicide death rates along with easier accessibility to weapons and guns accentuates the installation of such systems globally. For instance, according to the FBI, crime and murder rates accounted for around 5.3 per 100,000 in 2017.
Multiple cities across the globe are focusing on mandatory installation of gunshot detection systems for minimizing the rates of murders and crimes and improve the nation safety. For instance, in 2019, Columbus government and police announced the expansion of its gunshot detection systems to Linden. Additionally, the systems are incorporated with acoustic sensors for accurately locating gunfire and transmitting real-time alert to dispatch centers within 60 seconds.
Technological advancements in sensors and equipment used for gunshot detection systems are positively influencing the gunshot detection system market size over the projected timeframe. Industry players are actively exploiting technologies that contribute towards improving system efficiency and minimizes the signal transmission time. For instance, in 2019, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) unveiled an optical-based missile and gunshot detection system, that uses infrared camera with proprietary optical sensors for carrying out operations.
Based on product, the gunshot detection system market share is segmented into indoor and outdoor. The outdoor segment is expected to contribute significantly in the market size. This can be attributed to the rising cases of gunfire in public places significantly. For instance, in 2017, a gunman opened fire at an open country music concert killing around 58 and injuring over 850 people. Moreover, easier installation of these systems on pillars, walls, poles, streetlights, and buildings among others are further expected to expand the segment share.
The gunshot detection system market share based on installation can be bifurcated into fixed, portable, and vehicle mounted systems. The growing demand for portable gunshot detection systems can be attributed to the benefits offered including lower cost, and flexibility in operating across diversified conditions. Moreover, the incorporation of IoT along with solar technologies for improving system efficiency and performance are further expected to boost the segment share.
North America is expected to hold a significant share in the gunshot detection system market size. This can be credited to the rising cases of crimes and murders across the region. Moreover, stringent regulatory policies and schemes mandating the installation of such systems are further expanding the segment size. For instance, in 2019, multiple organizations including Toyota, Constellation Brands, and Allergan PLC are incorporating gunshot detection systems in their offices and plants, thereby providing a positive outlook for the market expansion.
Few of the prominent players in the gunshot detection system market share include Raytheon Company, ShotSpotter Inc., Tracer Technology Systems, Inc., Safran Electronics and Defense SAS. Industry players are engaged in securing long term contracts from government organizations for improving their market share. For instance, in 2018, ShotSpotter Inc. and the Chicago government signed a multi-year agreement for extending its gunshot detection coverage worth at USD 23 million.
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