The global market for Handheld Barcode Scanners exhibited strong performance in 2017, with revenues increasing nearly 10% from 2016 to 2017. VDC estimates that this market will increase at a CAGR of 6.5% through 2022 lead by the retail, transportation and logistics, and industrial manufacturing sectors. As end users demand more flexible and faster functionalities, 2D imagers will continue to gain traction while the singular nature of laser scanner technology contributes to its sharp market decline. Will the laser’s light fade out? If so, how quickly will it dim and in which markets?
The full report will analyze the key strategic issues, trends, and market drivers for handheld scanners and imagers, including laser scanners, linear imagers, and 2D imagers. It will also contain vendor considerations and growth opportunities across technology types, end-user industries, distribution channels, and geographies. Interim findings are available today.