Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Software & Services

The Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Software and Services Market Research Study delivers current market analysis plus a five year market and technology forecast. The study is available in multiple editions including worldwide, all regions, and most major countries.

Digital Transformation Shapes the Market Dynamics for HMI Software

The HMI software market grew by single digits in 2020 despite the detrimental impact of the pandemic.  The market will continue to grow by single digits YoY during the forecast period.

HMI Software MarketHMI software and services suppliers witness potential market opportunities for visualization, reporting, and monitoring industrial operations using HMI software solutions. HMI software solutions and services are expanding with the availability of increasingly more data—now and in the future due to technologies such as Industrial IoT and the Edge. Such data can be effectively used with adjunct processes, such as workflow, manufacturing execution systems (MES), intelligence, enterprise asset management (EAM), and optimization, in addition to pure visualization.

Technological trends include digitalization of industrial operations. Industrial operations have begun to focus on smart data, instead of just Big Data, that combines product know-how and process expertise with data analytics. This helps reduce unplanned downtimes and improve operational efficiency and enables better decisions. HMI software plays a key role in the analysis and visual representation of such industrial data, and therefore, ARC expects the market to have a stable growth during the forecast period. 

The market for HMI software is dominated by AVEVA, Siemens, Rockwell Automation, and General Electric. Overall, our analysis suggests that broad automation portfolios clearly enable suppliers to garner defensible leadership positions.

Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Software Strategic Issues

Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Sofware Market Data WorkbookIn addition to providing a five-year market forecast, the HMI Software market research report provides detailed quantitative current market data and addresses key strategic issues as follows.

Strategic Issue for Vendors: Adoption of Latest Technologies

Leading companies typically not only rely on their installed base but also position themselves as technology leaders. Technology leaders can increase market share while avoiding price competition by adopting technological trends early and working closely with key customers to keep ahead of the growing number of followers. Contextual HMI software is expected to replace stationary HMI software and bring major benefits to users—it provides simple and elegant solutions. Contextual, in the case of HMI software, means in the context of the worker’s location and work to be performed. Stationary HMI software often cannot meet the needs and expectations of mobile operators, as today’s workers want information at their fingertips, and they increasingly look to their mobile devices to provide it.  

Strategic Issue for Users: Evaluating Suppliers and their Solution Capabilities

End users need to evaluate a supplier for not only their product portfolio but also for their capabilities for automation solutions. Users need to evaluate suppliers for the important aspects of its applications. These aspects include:  

  • How quickly could a more cost-effective route to an optimum solution be achieved with the supplier’s product portfolio and its experience in similar applications?  
  • Can a high level of integration be achieved? Will the solution be scalable?  
  • Does the solution allow users to customize their unique requirements quickly and cost-efficiently?  
  • Does the solution offer forward compatibility for maximum investment protection?  
  • Does the supplier offer a consulting approach that will help view automation as a business enabler and help create a business case to justify the investments?

Strategic Issue for All Market Participants: COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused disruptions to global supply chains and business operations. While the pandemic did not impact the 2020 demand for HMI software and services, the market projections do take into account industry trends with ARC’s best estimates for how COVID-19 will impact the HMI software and services market in different industries.  

Formats and Editions Available

This market study may be purchased as an Excel Workbook and/or as a concise, executive-level Market Analysis PDF File.  The Workbook has some unique features such as the ability to view data in local currency.  Regional studies include country and industry market data.  Country studies include market trends and industry data.  Studies and formats available are listed below:  

MIRA Workbook Market Analysis PDF
Worldwide (includes regional data) Yes Yes
North America (includes country data) Yes No
Latin America (includes country data) Yes No
Europe, Middle East, Africa (includes country data) Yes No
Asia (includes country data) Yes No
Annual Subscription Yes Yes

Countries included in each region.

Table of contents for these studies is shown in the following paragraphs.

Worldwide Market Research Focus Areas

Strategic Analysis

  • Major Trends
  • Industry Trends
  • Regional Trends
  • Strategies for Success for Buyers and Suppliers

Competitive Analysis

  • Market Shares of Leading Suppliers
  • Market Shares by Region
    • North America
    • Europe, Middle East & Africa
    • Asia
    • Latin America
  • Market Shares by Revenue Category
    • Software
    • Services
  • Market Shares by Software Type
    • HMI/Client
    • Software Modules
    • Supervisory/Server
  • Market Shares by Service Type
    • Implementation
    • Maintenance
    • Software as a Service
  • Market Shares by Industry
    • Aerospace & Defense
    • Automotive
    • Buildings
    • Cement & Glass
    • Chemical
    • Electric Power Generation
    • Electric Power T&D
    • Electronics & Electrical
    • Fabricated Metals
    • Food & Beverage
    • Household & Personal Care
    • Machinery Manufacturing
    • Medical Products
    • Metals
    • Mining
    • Oil & Gas
    • Pharmaceutical & Biotech
    • Pulp & Paper
    • Refining
    • Semiconductors
    • Water & Wastewater
  • Market Shares by Machinery Segment
  • Market Shares by Deployment
    • Hosted
    • Cloud
    • On Premise
  • Market Shares by Operating System
  • Market Shares by Sales Channel
  • Market Shares by Customer Type

Market Forecasts and Histories

  • Total HMI Software and Services Business
  • Shipments by Region
    • North America
    • Europe, Middle East & Africa
    • Asia
    • Latin America
  • Shipments by Revenue Category
    • Software
    • Services
  • Shipments by Software Type
    • HMI/Client
    • Software Modules
    • Supervisory/Server
  • Shipments by Service Type
    • Software as a Service
    • Implementation
    • Maintenance
  • Shipments by Industry
    • Aerospace & Defense
    • Automotive
    • Buildings
    • Cement & Glass
    • Chemical
    • Electric Power Generation
    • Electric Power T&D
    • Electronics & Electrical
    • Fabricated Metals
    • Food & Beverage
    • Household & Personal Care
    • Machinery Manufacturing
    • Medical Products
    • Metals
    • Mining
    • Oil & Gas
    • Pharmaceutical & Biotech
    • Pulp & Paper
    • Refining
    • Semiconductors
    • Water & Wastewater
  • Shipments by Machinery Segment
  • Shipments by Deployment
    • Hosted
    • Cloud
    • On Premise
  • Shipments by Operating System
  • Shipments by Operating System
  • Shipments by Sales Channel
  • Shipments by Customer Type

Industry Participants

The research identifies all relevant suppliers serving this market.

Regional Market Research Focus Areas

Strategic Analysis

Competitive Analysis

  • Leading Suppliers in Region
  • Industry Shares in Region
  • Country Shares in Region
  • Leading Suppliers by Industry

Market Forecast & History Analysis

  • Market Forecast and History by Country
  • Market Forecast and History by Industry

Industry Participants

List of countries included in each region: MIRA-Country

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