The global embedded software market size reached US$ 14,824 Million in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 23,811 Million by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 8.30% during 2023-2028. Significant growth in the automotive industry, rising demand for industrial automation and robotics, enhanced focus on research and development (R&D) activities, and increasing proliferation of consumer electronics, and smart home devices represent some of the key factors driving the market.
|Market Size in 2022
||US$ 14,824 Million
|Market Forecast in 2028
||US$ 23,811 Million
|Market Growth Rate (2023-2028)
Embedded software refers to computer programs that are specifically designed to run on embedded systems, which are specialized computer systems that perform specific tasks. These systems are typically found in various devices, such as consumer electronics, medical devices, automotive systems, and industrial machinery. Some of the standard embedded systems include smartphones, automobiles, home appliances, medical devices, industrial equipment, and other electronic devices. Embedded software is responsible for controlling the hardware and enabling the desired functionality of the embedded system. It interacts with sensors, actuators, and other components to gather data, process information, and provide appropriate outputs. In addition to this, embedded software provides numerous advantages, such as customization, resource efficiency, real-time responsiveness, reliability, cost-effectiveness, scalability, connectivity, and faster development.
Embedded Software Market Trends:
Significant growth in the automotive industry across the globe is one of the key factors creating a positive outlook for the market. Embedded software is widely used in various applications like infotainment systems, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), and autonomous vehicles. Additionally, the rising demand for industrial automation and robotics across manufacturing and logistics industries that rely on embedded systems and software for precise control, monitoring, and coordination is favoring the market growth. In line with this, the widespread adoption of embedded software in the Internet of Things (IoT) devices, enabling connectivity, data collection, and processing, is propelling the market growth. Apart from this, the launch of advanced embedded software that are highly reliable, responsive, and ensure safe and efficient operation is providing an impetus to the market growth. Furthermore, continuous advancements in hardware technology, such as microcontrollers and processors, to enhance connectivity and intelligent decision-making is contributing to the market growth. Other factors, including the expanding healthcare technology sector, enhanced focus on research and development (R&D) activities, and increasing proliferation of consumer electronics, smart home devices, wearable gadgets, and home automation systems, are presenting remunerative growth opportunities for the market.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global embedded software market, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on operating system, function, and application.
Operating System Insights:
- General Purpose Operating System (GPOS)
- Real-Time Operating System (RTOS)
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the embedded software market based on the operating system. This includes general purpose operating system (GPOS) and real-time operating system (RTOS). According to the report, general purpose operating system (GPOS) represented the largest segment.
- Standalone System
- Real-Time System
- Network System
- Mobile System
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the embedded software market based on the function. This includes standalone, real-time, network, and mobile systems. According to the report, standalone system represented the largest segment.
- Consumer Electronics
- Military and Defense
- IT and Telecom
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the embedded software market based on the application. This includes automotive, consumer electronics, manufacturing, healthcare, military and defense, IT and telecom, and others. According to the report, IT and telecom represented the largest segment.
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, North America was the largest market for embedded software. Some of the factors driving the North America embedded software market included rapid technological advancements, extensive research and development (R&D) activities, and significant growth in the automotive industry.
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the embedded software market. Detailed profiles of all major companies have been provided. Some of the companies covered include Advantech Co. Ltd, Green Hills Software, Intel Corporation, Intellias, L&T Technology Services Limited (Larsen & Toubro Ltd.), Microsoft Corporation, NXP Semiconductors N.V, Siemens, STMicroelectronics N.V, Xilinx Inc. (Advanced Micro Devices Inc.), etc. Kindly note that this only represents a partial list of companies, and the complete list has been provided in the report.
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|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Operating System
|Operating Systems Covered
||General Purpose Operating System (GPOS), Real-Time Operating System (RTOS)
||Standalone System, Real-Time System, Network System, Mobile System
||Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Military and Defense, IT and Telecom, Others
|| Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
||Advantech Co. Ltd, Green Hills Software, Intel Corporation, Intellias, L&T Technology Services Limited (Larsen & Toubro Ltd.), Microsoft Corporation, NXP Semiconductors N.V, Siemens, STMicroelectronics N.V, Xilinx Inc. (Advanced Micro Devices Inc.), etc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global embedded software market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global embedded software market?
- What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global embedded software market?
- What are the key regional markets?
- Which countries represent the most attractive embedded software market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the operating system?
- Which is the most attractive operating system in the embedded software market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the function?
- Which is the most attractive function in the embedded software market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the application?
- Which is the most attractive application in the embedded software market?
- What is the competitive structure of the global embedded software market?
- Who are the key players/companies in the global embedded software market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the embedded software market from 2017-2028
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global embedded software market.
- The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the embedded software industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.