The global touchless door activation market was valued at USD 3.5 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 5.3 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 7.36%. Touchless doors offer a hands-free access solution, limiting the spread of germs and disease transmission. They are optimal for medical facilities, food establishments, and other businesses where sanitation is essential. Reducing contaminants also helps cut down on employee sick days. These units also reduce the risk of injury and damage. Their sensors ensure they never close on someone, while their timely opening facilitates safe building access. They are also an asset in emergencies.
Their installation mainly drives the market for automatic door activation in new buildings and renovation or replacement activities in existing structures. Touchless door activation systems are used in commercial & industrial, and residential sectors, including retail, hospitality, recreational facilities, institutions such as hospitals and educational institutes, government facilities, workspaces, and offices.
MARKET DYNAMICS: KEY TRENDS, DRIVERS, AND RESTRAINTS
Increasing Touchless Technology in the Workplace
Organizations have started implementing new measures and practices involving touchless technology to support their workforce. Corporations are developing their processes by executing touchless check-ins for visitors and employees, using no-contact employee QR codes and sign-in apps. The pandemic encouraged the adoption of touchless technology as over 62% of customers look forward to increasing their use of touchless solutions after the outbreak recedes.
Growing Real Estate and Construction Opportunities
The growth of commercial spaces such as shopping malls, retail areas, and offices is expected to support the development of the global touchless door activation market. Most commercial spaces are implementing the latest infrastructures and technologies to improve the overall aesthetics of the space and ensure maximum security and convenience.
Fluctuating Raw Material Prices
The cost of raw materials accounts for a large portion of the total manufacturing cost. Vendors use high-quality raw materials to manufacture durable, reliable, and secure touchless doors. The major raw materials used for manufacturing touchless doors are aluminum, steel, and cast iron. The price volatility and availability of such raw materials can pose a severe operational risk for vendors.
This research report includes a detailed segmentation by:
- Door Type
INSIGHTS BY DOOR TYPE
Sliding Doors are generally seen in the airport, grocery stores, and retail shops. On sliding doors, the primary uses of sensors are to provide activation, ensure safety, and improve overall accessibility. Pre-existing activation methods such as the presence of infrared sensors are highly effective safety solutions. Sliding doors are elegant, space-saving, and modern.
INSIGHTS BY TECHNOLOGY
Active infrared sensors measure and transmit the reflection levels of infrared light. A variation in the properties of the reflected wave shows that an object or a person is inside the detection area, triggering the sensor relay activation. Active infrared sensors can identify static and movement presence, making them perfect for opening doors while maintaining pedestrian safety.
INSIGHTS BY APPLICATION
The demand for touchless activation doors in the commercial and industrial segment is currently being driven by prospects of new installations in the healthcare industry, hospitality industry, and corporate offices. The hospitality industry is poised to witness several new hotel constructions in the coming years. The commercial segment mainly includes shopping malls, retail stores, hospitals, corporate offices, hotels, restaurants, and public and industrial buildings.
Their installation mainly drives the global automatic door activation market in new buildings or renovating or replacing existing structures. In mature markets, such as APAC and Europe, the growth is mainly driven by product innovations introduced by the key players. In emerging markets, rapidly developing infrastructure and construction output drive the market's growth.
APAC is the fastest-growing market for touchless door activation. Comprising the most developing countries in the world, including China and India, the region is expected to witness considerable investor attention. Strong economic growth coupled with rising construction activities and increasing disposable income primarily support the market's growth in the area. APAC's growth is mainly driven by India, China, Australia, South Korea, and Japan.
The global touchless door activation market is highly competitive with the presence of many public and private companies. These vendors typically compete on key parameters such as product design, quality, reliability, support services, and price.
These vendors typically compete on key parameters such as product design, quality, reliability, support services, and price. The rapid technological advancements are adversely impacting the market vendors as consumers are expecting continuous innovations and upgrades of products. The present scenario drives vendors to alter and refine their unique value proposition to achieve a strong market presence. The leading brands have a large set of product offerings with a widespread presence in the global market. The major vendors are adopting innovative technologies to retain their strong market position.
ABOUT THE REPORT
“Glance through the Touchless Door Activation Market report of around 257 pages comprising 113 tables and 85 exhibits to develop a deep understanding of the market.”
The smart door activation market is provided for the forecast years 2022 to 2027 and the base year of 2021. The market is segmented by Door Type, Technology, Application, and Geography for the years considered. The strength and strategies undertaken by the players have also been mentioned. The report provides a holistic approach to the global touchless door activation market to enable customers to analyze the market efficiently.
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