Light Meter Market - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Application Analysis, Growth And Forecast 2021-2026

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Light Meter Market Overview

The Light Meter Market is forecast to reach $420.1 million by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 6.9% from 2021 to 2026. The Light Meter Market is estimated to witness sustainable growth over the forecast period majorly because of the rapid installation of different light meters at workplaces due to rise in safety concerns. Moreover, with the ongoing governmental regulations in global market for deploying energy-efficient lightings such as LED lightings, which tend to create a major impact in the rapid adoption of LED light meters. These light meters are capable to measure ambient, conventional lights apart from the LED lighting types. 

Light meter plays a very important role in various photography and cinematography applications to understand shutter speed. The photography industry offers potential growth for the Light Meter market because of the various benefits it offers. The data provided by a light meter can help a photographer better understand light and this will enhance the quality of pictures taken through analog calculators. These features and various applications offered by Light meters at different sectors is expected to enhance the Light Meter Market in forecast period.

Report Coverage

The report: “Light Meter Market– Forecast (2021-2026)”, by IndustryARC covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Light Meter Market.
By Type – Typical Light Meters, LED Light Meters and UV Light Meters.
By Reflection Type – Incident Light Meters and Reflective Light Meters.
By Display Type – Analog and Digital.
By Illuminance Range – 0 to 100k lx, 100 to 200 lx, 200-300 lx and Above 300k lx.
By End-Use Industry – Photography and Cinematography, Healthcare, Architecture and Others
By Geography - North America (U.S, Canada, Mexico), Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Netherlands and Others), APAC(China, Japan India, SK, Australia, Indonesia and Others), South America(Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and others), and RoW (Middle East and Africa).

Key Takeaways

  • The Light Meter Market is estimated to witness a sustainable growth over the forecast period because of the rapid installation of different light meters at workplaces due to rise in safety concerns.
  • A major factor responsible for the growth of Light Meter Market is the various features it offers to the photography and cinematography industry such as analog calculators primarily in  UV Light Meters
  • In addition, due to the ongoing governmental regulations in global market for deploying energy-efficient lightings such as LED lightings, which tend to create a major impact in the rapid adoption of LED light meters in different sectors tend to propel its market growth.  
  • Light meter is installed in every display and photography device in its hardware. It offers auto brightness feature in smartphone’s display or TV’s display or display of any other device.

Light Meter Market, By Geography, 2020

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Light Meter Market Segment Analysis - By Type

UV Light Meter has dominated the Light Meter Market with a share of 49.5% in 2020 as compared to other light meters as it is used widely in different industrial sectors and can be used for different operations. A UV light meter measures the light output of UV lamps which are used in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and various industrial processes as well as different operations in medical laboratories. In the NDT field, UV Light Meters measure the light output of the UV lamps used in fluorescent magnetic particle inspection, to ensure the lamps meeting the specifications of the relevant codes. UV Light Meters are also used in the Healthcare sector, laboratories often use UV light sterilisation in the fields of virology, DNA research, microbial genetics and more. UV Light Meter consist of separate UV Light probe among which some UV Light meters have an external probe or receptor to enable the user to easily orientate the device towards the light source being measure. These distinctive features tend to enhance the growth of UV Light Meters in global market.

Light Meter Market Segment Analysis - By End Use Industry

Light Meters are widely used for Photography and Cinematography applications which dominate the market with a share of 51.6% in 2020. In photography, a light meter also termed as exposure meter is used to determine the proper exposure for a photograph. The light meter consists of either a digital or analog calculator which displays the correct shutter speed and number for optimum exposure. The light meter gives a certain lighting situation and film speed as required during the photography session. Similarly, light meters are also used in the fields of cinematography and scenic design. Light meter determines the optimum light level for a scene as per required and provides different measuring feature in cinematography applications. The photography industry offers great potential growth for the light meter market because of its various features as data provided by a light meter can help a photographer better understand light and this will enhance the quality of pictures taken. These distinctive features tend to enhance the growth of Light Meters in Photography and Cinematography sector in global market.

Light Meter Market Segment Analysis - By Geography

Asia-Pacific accounts for being the highest market share at 32.5% in 2020 among all the regions. The market growth in this region is predominantly rising due to leading economies such as China, India, Japan and Others. As Asia-Pacific region holds the largest market for consumer electronics in global market, the technical advancements of different electronics are more efficient than other regions. With the presence of leading Light Meter manufacturers in Asia-Pacific region, the scope for market growth is major in this region. The market in North America is expected to account for second-highest share in terms of revenue in the forecast period. Market in Asia-Pacific is anticipated to register high growth in terms of revenue over the forecast period because China represents huge potential for the Light Meter Market with the rising energy utility and industrial factories in the country.

Light Meter Market Drivers

Rise in safety concerns at workplace and application at sports fields drives market growth

With the rising safety concerns at different workplace where the light availability is low, light meter plays a very important role. It is very important for the industry in maintaining high-security standards for their workers. They struggle to work in poor lighting every day. This has led to a negative impact on industries productivity and workers health. Thus, to overcome such problems, organizations are moving towards adopting cold-tone lighting for their employees. Such adoptions are expected to drive the Light Meter Market to maintain the ambient lighting needs in the working environment. These adoptions tend to bring a major uplift and is expected to enhance both LED Light meter and UV Light Meter Market growth. Moreover, Light meters offer light measuring feature in sport fields especially in night time. Ongoing developments in measuring light intensity at different illuminance range tend to propel the growth of Light Meter Market.

Increasing demand of Light meters in Photography and Cinematography sector

A light meter is a handheld device that used to read the ambient light in a scene, or the direct light from a light source and calculate the correct shutter speed and aperture values required to capture an accurate exposure. Nowadays, nearly all cameras have built-in light meters and a number of metering modes to calculate exposure settings. A handheld light meter might be used when shooting with older photography equipment or when scouting a location before shooting to plan what lighting equipment will be needed for a photoshoot. These features tend to drive the market growth of UV Light Meter at the global level. With the advancement in Cinematography sector, the requirement for realistic experience by offering 3D imaging and sound it is very important to represent a scene inaccurate light. This can be achieved by application of LED Light meters. This feature uplifts the market growth of Light Meter market.

Light Meter Market Challenges

Innovation of Light measuring apps

One of the major challenges faced by Light Meter Market globally is the ongoing innovations of Light measuring apps. Typically, Light meters are handheld devices which are used to read the ambient light in a scene, or the direct light from a light source and calculate the correct shutter speed and aperture values as required to capture an accurate exposure setting. With the technology advancements and ongoing innovations of smartphones and in-built light measuring professional cameras, the market growth of typical light meters at various sectors has been very low. Latest smartphones and Professional cameras have in-built light measuring application which has brought a major challenge in adoption of Light Meters which is expected to hinder the growth of Light Meter Market in the forecast period.

Light Meter Market Landscape

Product launches, acquisitions, and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the Light Meter Market. The Light Meter Market is dominated by major companies such as Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, FLIR Systems, Sekonic, Testo SE, Hioki, Amprobe, KERN & SOHN, B&K Precision, Line Seiki, PCE Deutschland, Hanna Instruments and ATP Instrumentation.

Acquisitions/Technology Launches/Partnerships

  • In October 2019, Sekonic Corporation and Industrial Meter Division joined together to launch their new firmware plus a host of other features and functions for SPECTROMASTER C-7000. This latest FREE firmware enhancement addresses the rapid demand for new lighting interpretations metrics and metering applications for industrial lighting.
  • In August 2019, Sekonic Corporation launched their new firmware for C-800 SPECTROMASTER for the cinematographers and photographers. This recent firmware update shows the CCT, LB and CC properties of a preset when chosen in the ToolBox under the Preset Selection menu. 

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1. Light Meter Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Light Meter Market   - Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends by Company
    2.2 Key trends By End Use  Industry
    2.3 Key trends segmented by Geography
3. Light Meter Market – Market Landscape
    3.1 Comparative Analysis
        3.1.1 Product/Company Benchmarking-Top 5 Companies
        3.1.2 Top 5 Financial Analysis
        3.1.3 Market Value Split by Top 5 Companies
        3.1.4 Patent Analysis
        3.1.5 Pricing Analysis (Comparison of General Price of Industry Solutions)
4. Light Meter Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium (Premium)
    4.1 Regulatory Scenario
    4.2 Ease of Doing Business Index
    4.3 Case Studies
    4.4 Customer Analysis
5. Light Meter Market – Startup Company Scenario (Premium)
    5.1 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
    5.2 Startup Company Analysis
6. Light Meter Market - Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints
    6.3 Porters five force model
        6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
        6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.3.5 Threat of substitutes
7. Light Meter Market – By Strategic Analysis (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Product Life Cycle/Market Life Cycle Analysis
8. Light Meter Market – By Type (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    8.1 UV Light Meter
    8.2 LED Light Meter
    8.3 Typical Light Meter
9. Light Meter Market – By Display Type (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    9.1 Analog
    9.2 Digital
10. Light Meter Market – By Illumination (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    10.1 0-100k lx
    10.2 100k-200k lx
    10.3 200k-300k lx
    10.4 Above 300k lx
11. Light Meter Market – By Reflection Type (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    11.1 Incident Light Meter
    11.2 Reflective Light Meter
12. Light Meter Market – By End Use Industry (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    12.1 Photography and Cinematography
    12.2 Architecture
    12.3 Healthcare
    12.4 Others
13. Light Meter Market - By Geography (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    13.1 North America
        13.1.1 U.S
        13.1.2 Canada
        13.1.3 Mexico
    13.2 Europe
        13.2.1 Germany
        13.2.2 France
        13.2.3 UK
        13.2.4 Italy
        13.2.5 Spain
        13.2.6 Russia
        13.2.7 Netherlands
        13.2.8 Others
    13.3 APAC
        13.3.1 China
        13.3.2 Japan
        13.3.3 South Korea
        13.3.4 India
        13.3.5 Australia
        13.3.6 Indonesia
        13.3.7 Malaysia
        13.3.8 Others
    13.4 South America
        13.4.1 Brazil
        13.4.2 Argentina
        13.4.3 Chile
        13.4.4 Colombia
        13.4.5 Others
    13.5 RoW
        13.5.1 Middle East
        13.5.2 Africa
14. Light Meter Market - Market Entropy
    14.1 New product launches
    14.2 M&A's, collaborations, JVs and partnerships
15. Light Meter Market – Industry Competitive Landscape (Premium)
    15.1 Market Share – Global
    15.2 Market Share by Region
    15.3 Market Share By Type
16. Light Meter Market – Key Company List by Country Premium (Premium)
17. Light Meter Market - Company Analysis
    17.1 Company 1
    17.2 Company 2
    17.3 Company 3
    17.4 Company 4
    17.5 Company 5
    17.6 Company 6
    17.7 Company 7
    17.8 Company 8
    17.9 Company 9
    17.10 Company 10

LIST OF TABLES

1.Global Light Meter Market By Display Market 2019-2024 ($M)
1.1 Digital Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Global Industry Research
1.2 Analog Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Global Industry Research
2.Global Light Meter Market By Type Market 2019-2024 ($M)
2.1 General-Purpose Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Global Industry Research
2.2 LED Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Global Industry Research
2.3 UV Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Global Industry Research
3.Global Light Meter Market By Lux Range Market 2019-2024 ($M)
3.1 0200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Global Industry Research
3.2 Above 200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Global Industry Research
4.Global Light Meter Market By Display Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units)
4.1 Digital Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units) - Global Industry Research
4.2 Analog Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units) - Global Industry Research
5.Global Light Meter Market By Type Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units)
5.1 General-Purpose Light Meters Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units) - Global Industry Research
5.2 LED Light Meters Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units) - Global Industry Research
5.3 UV Light Meters Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units) - Global Industry Research
6.Global Light Meter Market By Lux Range Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units)
6.1 0200k Lux Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units) - Global Industry Research
6.2 Above 200k Lux Market 2019-2024 (Volume/Units) - Global Industry Research
7.North America Light Meter Market By Display Market 2019-2024 ($M)
7.1 Digital Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
7.2 Analog Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
8.North America Light Meter Market By Type Market 2019-2024 ($M)
8.1 General-Purpose Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
8.2 LED Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
8.3 UV Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
9.North America Light Meter Market By Lux Range Market 2019-2024 ($M)
9.1 0200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
9.2 Above 200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
10.South America Light Meter Market By Display Market 2019-2024 ($M)
10.1 Digital Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
10.2 Analog Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
11.South America Light Meter Market By Type Market 2019-2024 ($M)
11.1 General-Purpose Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
11.2 LED Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
11.3 UV Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
12.South America Light Meter Market By Lux Range Market 2019-2024 ($M)
12.1 0200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
12.2 Above 200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
13.Europe Light Meter Market By Display Market 2019-2024 ($M)
13.1 Digital Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
13.2 Analog Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
14.Europe Light Meter Market By Type Market 2019-2024 ($M)
14.1 General-Purpose Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
14.2 LED Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
14.3 UV Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
15.Europe Light Meter Market By Lux Range Market 2019-2024 ($M)
15.1 0200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
15.2 Above 200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
16.APAC Light Meter Market By Display Market 2019-2024 ($M)
16.1 Digital Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
16.2 Analog Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
17.APAC Light Meter Market By Type Market 2019-2024 ($M)
17.1 General-Purpose Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
17.2 LED Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
17.3 UV Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
18.APAC Light Meter Market By Lux Range Market 2019-2024 ($M)
18.1 0200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
18.2 Above 200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
19.MENA Light Meter Market By Display Market 2019-2024 ($M)
19.1 Digital Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
19.2 Analog Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
20.MENA Light Meter Market By Type Market 2019-2024 ($M)
20.1 General-Purpose Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
20.2 LED Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
20.3 UV Light Meters Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
21.MENA Light Meter Market By Lux Range Market 2019-2024 ($M)
21.1 0200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research
21.2 Above 200k Lux Market 2019-2024 ($M) - Regional Industry Research

LIST OF FIGURES

1.US Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
2.Canada Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
3.Mexico Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
4.Brazil Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
5.Argentina Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
6.Peru Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
7.Colombia Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
8.Chile Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
9.Rest of South America Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
10.UK Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
11.Germany Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
12.France Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
13.Italy Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
14.Spain Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
15.Rest of Europe Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
16.China Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
17.India Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
18.Japan Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
19.South Korea Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
20.South Africa Light Meter Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
21.North America Light Meter By Application
22.South America Light Meter By Application
23.Europe Light Meter By Application
24.APAC Light Meter By Application
25.MENA Light Meter By Application
26.Key Players, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
28.Start-Up Ecosystem, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)