Why Source a Smart Cities Market Research Study by ARC Advisory Group?

By Smart Cities Team

Industry Trends

Important Reasons to Source an ARC Advisory Group Smart Cities Study:

  1. Learn about and investigate a worldwide perspective with the most detailed and comprehensive studies in the market today
  2. Understand the breadth and depth of impacts of external factors
  3. Outperform the market and your competition by using forecasted data and analysis of the markets.
  4. Use ARC’s data sets to build the most effective and efficient go-to-market strategy.
  5. Create local, state, national and global market strategies based on local data and insights
  6. Select, Identify and Focus upon growth areas for investment.
  7. Comprehend customers user needs, and the requirements that flow from them
  8. Contrast your organization’s  performance against key competitors.

Our Broad Range of Smart Cities Studies include:

  • Access Control Systems  - The Access Control Systems Market Research Study delivers current market analysis plus a five year market and technology forecast. The study is available in multiple editions including worldwide and all regions.
  • Building and Facility Automation Expenditures - This report provides strategic market information and guidance for the worldwide building and facility automation expenditures market.  It includes quantitative assessments and forecasts of building and facility automation products and segmentations. 
  • Building Energy Management Systems - This report provides strategic market information and guidance for the worldwide building energy management system market.  It includes quantitative assessments and forecasts of the BEMS market.
  • Cybersecurity for Smart Buildings - End users and owner-operators of today’s intelligent buildings are starting to realize the importance of cybersecurity at the IT and OT layers.  The OT layer has marked differences in requirements for cybersecurity and continuous, uninterrupted operations
  • Drones in the Construction Industry - This market analysis report focuses on the engineering design tools (EDT) and building information modeling (BIM) applications that use high-resolution imagery captured from a drone for construction and infrastructure projects.  A drone, with its onboard camera, is just a tool for capturing images, and the EDT and BIM are the true essence of the construction industry, regardless of where the data capture inputs come from.
  • Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment - This ARC Advisory Group research report provides a concise analysis of the market for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE, EV Chargers).  It includes quantitative information on market size and growth across various regions and product categories.  It also includes qualitative discussions of market drivers/inhibitors as well as key strategy points suppliers should be aware of
  • Elevator Automation Systems - This report provides strategic market information and guidance for the worldwide elevator automation system market.  The report includes quantitative assessments and forecasts of elevator automation system products and segmentation as well as discussions of world regions, system types, revenue categories, and facility types.

  • Explosive Detection Technologies - The detection of explosives and explosive related traces has become a foremost priority worldwide for homeland security and counter-terrorism applications.  Some of the major parameters which companies are focusing on for improving the technique are sensitivity, portability, miniaturization, and improvements in stand-off distances. ARC’s market research report on explosive detection technologies investigates the market across device-specific segmentations such as product type, technology, and end user

  • Fire Alarm Systems - Growing awareness about fire protection systems and benefits of better technology for fire prevention are driving growth in the fire alarm market.  Users are looking for the latest technology, and the market is seeing growing investment.  For facility owners and managers, one of the most effective ways to enhance overall protection could be through the integration of the fire alarm system with other building systems, such as mass notification systems and security systems
  • Grid-scale Batteries - The utility industry is in the midst of massive structural change and grid-scale battery storage is growing at an incredible rate as massive new battery factories emerge.  Central generating plants are being shut down, and new generation is dominated by distributed renewable wind and solar and new, smaller natural gas generating plants.
  • Microgrid Automation Systems - The utility industry is in the midst of massive structural change.  The transition from a vertically integrated utility industry (ownership of generation, transmission, and distribution) to distributed generation and energy storage is well underway  Central generating plants are being shut down and new generation is dominated by distributed renewable wind and solar and new smaller natural gas generating plants. The emergence of lower cost lithium batteries, the advancement of inverters/rectifiers, and new regulations allowing batteries to compete in wholesale energy and ancillary services markets are major factors that support a microgrids architecture
  • Rail Asset Management - This report can serve as an effective planning guide for suppliers of rail asset management services, such as corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance solutions; train overhauls and infrastructure renewals; wheels and axles management; maintenance performance analysis; asset management; and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Rail Rolling Stock - Urbanization Will Keep High Demand for the Rolling Stocks. The scope of this rail rolling stock research report provides detailed market segment data on the railway rolling stock manufacturing industry, which includes trainsets, locomotives, and wagons. Rise in industrial production, government funding, implementation of strong emission and safety standards, and renewed focus on passenger rail infrastructure are expected to encourage demand.
  • Rail Signaling and Train Control Systems - This report serves as an effective planning guide for suppliers of rail signaling and train control systems and components as well as companies considering entry into this marketplace.  It addresses the market size and forecasted growth (2018-2023) on a global scale, market drivers and opportunities in the global market, supplier market shares, product availability, alliances, and strategies, plus the impact of key trends such as population growth, increased urbanization, awareness of the effects of carbon emissions, replacement of old trains with electrification, emergence of Industrial IoT, and consolidation.
  • SCADA Systems for the Electric Power Industry - There are new driving forces in the electric utility market.  Outages due to weather events have highlighted the need for reliable power.  The expected electrification of transport (EVs) and buildings shows projections for steady growth over the next 10 years.  The need to include flexible loads down to the residential level in new markets for demand response implies there is much change ahead. This market report includes the latest trends in IEDs, cybersecurity, communications standards, and software applications Learn about regional differences in the T&D SCADA market, what technology is catching on, and the new players in this market segment
  • SCADA Systems for Water & Wastewater Industry - This global market research study provides an in-depth analysis of the SCADA system business for the water & wastewater industry.  The market data is for SCADA systems only, which includes hardware, software, and services.    Today’s systems and components are highly compatible and even interchangeable, giving utilities a wide variety of choices and opportunities for customization as SCADA becomes more modular.
  • Smart City Operations Platforms - Smart cities comprise a “system of systems.”  These can include smart lighting systems, building automation systems, emergency management systems, security and access control systems, intelligent grids, renewable power, water treatment and supply, transportation, and more.  The smart city concept is not new; many of these systems existed well before the term “smart cities” was coined.  However, many end users are now attempting to integrate information from these disparate systems into a unified whole to provide a holistic view of the overall performance and state of the city and its various functions.
  • Smart Lighting Systems - Lighting control systems have evolved in recent years to reflect the changing lighting needs of modern buildings, plants, infrastructure, and entertainment venues.  Today’s advanced lighting control systems can not only reduce energy costs, but also increase control, employee comfort, and productivity.  In addition, lower costs for data acquisition, edge-capable hardware, wireless technologies, and cloud-based management platforms have made intelligent lighting systems cost-effective for many small- to medium-size installations.  A new generation of lighting innovators has created a paradigm shift within the industry, with lighting networks emerging as a logical option for IoT networks in buildings.
  • Smart Parking Platforms - Smart parking platforms start with the sensors that detect space occupancy.  There are two classes of sensor used: ones installed in ground at every space and ones mounted on a pole or building.  These also vary by sensor technology used, which can be magnetic, infrared, and even piezoelectric for ground units, and electromagnetic sensing for mounted units from across the spectrum. In addition to the sensors, these systems require networking hardware to transfer the parking data, as well as consulting installation, and software and analytics solutions to create value from the new data stream.
  • Smart Traffic Control Systems - Smart traffic control systems start with the sensors that detect vehicle presence.  There are two classes of sensors used:  ones installed in-ground and ones mounted on a pole or building.  These also vary by sensor technology used, which can be magnetic, infrared, microwave, radar, inductive, and ultrasonic. In addition to the sensors, these systems require networking hardware to transfer the traffic data, as well as consulting installation, and software and analytics solutions to create value from the new data stream and control traffic signals in a better optimized manner. As with other smart city technologies, adoption of smart traffic control systems is being driven by availability of lower cost and more reliable sensors, networking, data storage, computing, and analytics.  Governments, citizens, visitors, and businesses alike are growing frustrated with city congestion and are aware of the risks posed by climate change and air pollution.  As poorly timed traffic signals are a significant contributor to these challenges and manual retiming is expensive, cities are turning to smart traffic control solutions to address them.
  • Substation Automation Systems - Substation automation includes intelligent electronic devices (IEDs), control commands from remote users, and automation and control capabilities within the substation fence to provide intelligent information to properly control the power system devices to ensure that end users receive uninterrupted power service from their electric utilities
  • Video Surveillance Systems - Acceptance and implementation of new technologies such as IP camera and analytics software has helped reduce human intervention in identifying unattended packages, motion, number plates, and much more.  After detecting a certain event of interest, it can be alerted to a human operator and the video clip can be sent to the appropriate department. IP camera and NVR systems are gaining more traction in the video surveillance space over analog camera and DVR system.  Increase in the application of video analytics software has been a key driver for this shift, as analytics software requires high-resolution images to process data.
  • Waste to Energy Automation Systems - Waste to energy is a profitable business method to retrieve energy from waste; the co-products obtained such as charcoal, bio-oil, and compost also serves various purposes.  An increase in investment towards waste to energy plants is expected to increase the demand for automation systems for waste to energy plants.
  • Wireless Sensors for Buildings and Facilities - This report encompasses the global market for wireless sensors for building and facilities.  The market analysis in this report addresses wireless sensors that are used for switching and measuring applications in the building automation system and excludes industrial applications.  ARC has categorized wireless sensors into eight different sensor types including surveillance and image, temperature, pressure, humidity, vibration, level, flow, and motion and position.  This report includes revenues derived from shipments of these wireless sensor technologies.    

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