Market Analyst, LLC announced that the worldwide market for snake robots is expected to jump from just $46 million in 2011 to $8.5 billion in 2017.
According to a study added by Market Analyst to its research portfolio, these snake-like robot arms, which can be self-contained portable devices or extensions to existing systems, are being used or will be used in a range of applications where space is confined. The study by WinterGreen Research it titled, "Snake Robots Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011 to 2017."
Snake robots are useful just about anywhere space is confined, either by design (e.g. aircraft engine), failure (e.g. collapsed building), or nature (e.g. human body). Snake robots can be implemented as industrial arm robots, minimally invasive surgical devices, and for the military they provide unique reconnaissance opportunities.
Snake robots are the ultimate in all-terrain units because they can go anywhere, from under doors to over mountains. The market for snake robots is expected to see huge growth because the technology is proven, with a 100 successful reference accounts in a range of industries.
The snake robot study has 216 pages and 112 tables and figures. In addition to market share and forecasts, it includes snake robots product descriptions, snake robot technologies, and snake robots company profiles.