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    Educational Robots Market Report

    Educational Robots Market Report
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    Market Insights

    The global educational robots market is expected to grow from USD 1.52 billion in 2022 to USD 4.75 billion by 2029 at a CAGR of 17.7% during the forecast period.

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    What is an Educational Robot?

    Educational robots are interactive machines designed to enhance and support learning in various educational settings, including schools, universities, and homes. These robots can teach students about various subjects, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), as well as programming and coding.

    Educational robots come in different shapes and sizes, from simple programmable robots to more advanced humanoid robots that can simulate human-like interactions. They often include sensors, motors, and cameras that allow them to interact with their environment and respond to stimuli, such as sound, light, or touch. The use of educational robots in the classroom can enhance student engagement, motivation, and creativity, while also teaching them valuable skills for the future.

    Key Players

    The major players operating in the global educational robots market are:

    • Yaskawa
    • ABB
    • Kuka
    • Fanuc
    • Universal Robots
    • Softbank Robotics Group
    • Robotis
    • Pal Robotics
    • Ubtech Robotics
    • Hanson Robotics
    • Seiko Epson
    • Probotics America
    • Hyulim Robot
    • Aisoy Robotics
    • Sanbot Innovation
    • Techman Robot
    • DJI
    • Wonder Workshop
    • Pitsco
    • Robolink
    • Roboterra

    Market Dynamics

    The growth of the educational robot market is being driven by several factors, including the rise in the use of robots in manufacturing industries, which is creating new job opportunities. Additionally, the service sector is undergoing a transformation due to the increasing research and product development of humanoid robots.

    Drivers: Growing demand for collaborative robots in education sectors

    As collaborative robots become more cost-effective and simpler to program, even inexperienced users can operate them. These robots are being utilized for research and education purposes in two distinct ways. Universities are investigating the potential of collaborative robots in various industries by exploring new applications, improving existing ones, enhancing robot efficiency, and studying their impact on occupational safety and health.

    For example, several universities worldwide are researching the use of collaborative robots in various medical procedures to assist doctors and surgeons. At the same time, universities and community colleges are utilizing robots to teach students the skills and technologies needed to enter the workforce. In the United States, institutions such as Johns Hopkins, the University of Maryland, Virginia Tech, Marshall University, and others have established collaborative robot education centers that provide students with exposure to collaborative robots and opportunities for robotics research.

    Restraint: High costs of educational robots

    The majority of robots employed for training and education purposes have a payload capacity of approximately 10 kg or less, although some instances call for robots with higher payloads of up to 60 kg. Industrial robots are often regarded as a costly investment for educational institutions, owing to the expense of the robots themselves, as well as integration and peripheral costs like end effectors and vision systems.

    Humanoid robots, for example, can range in price from $7,000 to $50,000, with the TIAGo humanoid robot from PAL Robotics in Spain costing around $50,000. The high cost of humanoid robots used in educational settings and for training purposes is a major limiting factor in the growth of the educational robotics market.

    Opportunities: Industrial robots in high schools

    There has been a noticeable increase in the number of secondary schools worldwide that offer classes in robotics and other related disciplines, with the aim of preparing students for industries that are being transformed by robotic automation. To accomplish this, schools are utilizing educational materials developed by industrial robot manufacturers and establishing specialized labs.

    The goal is to give students a solid foundation in the workings of industrial technology and, in some cases, expose them to career opportunities in the automated manufacturing industry. ABB, for example, has established six affiliate colleges in the United States to provide education in industrial robotics, including Motlow State Community College, Jefferson State Community College, Vincennes University, Robotics Technology Park, Fox Valley Technical College, and Piedmont Technical College.

    Challenges: Difficulties experienced by training centers to deliver hands-on training

    The installation, commissioning, and training of industrial robots require a significant amount of human resources. However, the pandemic control measures taken around the world have made it difficult to conduct hands-on training. As a result, many training programs are being conducted online, with the help of robot simulation software.

    Unfortunately, these online programs do not offer the same benefits as a real-world operating scenario. Consequently, institutions and training centers are finding it challenging to provide hands-on training during the pandemic.

    Segment Analysis

    By Type

    Service robots to account for the larger share of educational robot market over the forecast period. Service robots are primarily utilized in the special education sector, particularly for children with special needs, including those diagnosed with autism. These service robots are typically humanoid in nature and aim to bridge the communication gap between students and teachers.

    Through the use of robots, children with autism can acquire skills and knowledge through alternative methods. However, in order to integrate interactive devices into the educational sector, more interactive and digital educational content is needed.

    For instance, the Pepper robot from SoftBank Robotics Group (Japan) is equipped with a touchscreen display on its chest that can be programmed to show various educational content. Similarly, the Sanbot Elf and Sanbot Max robots from Sanbot Innovation (China) also feature touchscreens mounted on the robot.

    By Education Level Type

    Elementary and high school education to hold the second largest share in education robot market in 2022. Humanoid robots in elementary schools can function as personalized instructors for individuals or groups, interact with students to improve their social and emotional skills, and keep detailed data on their interactions to help teachers track student development.

    These social robots are designed to encourage interaction between children and robots by serving as learning assistants that engage kids in educational activities. They can also be programmed to communicate in multiple languages, aiding children in learning a second language. In high schools, programmable robots are used to help students improve their coding skills and allow them to customize robots for robotics competitions and events.

    Regional Analysis

    Asia Pacific to hold the second largest market of educational robot over forecasted period. The Asia Pacific region is anticipated to witness rapid adoption of educational robots, primarily driven by government initiatives aimed at advancing education in the region. Furthermore, advancements in robotics technology made by regional players create opportunities for integrating educational robots into the study curriculum.

    Japan and South Korea are continuously making strides in the development of various types of robots, further fueling the growth of the educational robots market in the region. As a result, it is expected that the Asia Pacific market will outpace North America in the adoption of educational robots during the forecast period.

    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders, and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools.

    More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles, have been leveraged to gather the data.

    We conducted more than 15 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and industry experts to obtain both qualitative and quantitative insights.

    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. The following are the key features of the report:

    • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis.
    • Market Environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis.
    • Market trend and forecast analysis.
    • Market segment trend and forecast.
    • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, Product Portfolio, New Product Launches, etc.
    • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities.
    • Emerging trends.
    • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players.
    • Key success factors.

    Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to three players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to three players)

    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

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    Recent Developments

    • In November 2022, KUKA demostrated a modern learning laboratory where six robot training cells from the company prepares students at the Gewerbliche Schule Göppingen for a working life with automation.
    • In October 2022, ABB unveiled smallest industrial robot with leading payload and accuracy among its type of products in the market. Its simple programming, together with the small size of the IRB 1010, also offers new possibilities for educational applications.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.7% during 2023-2029.

    The market size is estimated to grow from USD 1.52 billion in 2022 to USD 4.75 billion by 2029.

    The major players operating in the global Educational Robots market are Yaskawa, ABB, Kuka, Fanuc, Universal Robots, Softbank Robotics Group, Robotis, Pal Robotics, Ubtech Robotics, Hanson Robotics, Seiko Epson, Probotics America, Hyulim Robot, Aisoy Robotics, Sanbot Innovation, Techman Robot, DJI, Wonder Workshop, Pitsco, Robolink, Roboterra.

    Service robots account for the larger share of the educational robot market over the forecast period.

    The growth of the educational robot market is being driven by several factors, including the rise in the use of robots in manufacturing industries, which is creating new job opportunities. Additionally, the service sector is undergoing a transformation due to the increasing research and product development of humanoid robots.

    The study period of the market is 2017-2029.