July 16, 2024

Mobile Backscatter X-Ray Devices are the largest segment driving the growth of Handheld Backscatter X-Ray Device Market

The global Handheld Backscatter X-Ray Device Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 57.1 Mn or Mn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 6.0% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market Overview:
Handheld backscatter X-ray devices are used for screening subjects to detect concealed contraband materials such as weapons, explosives, and illicit substances. They offer advantages such as portability and ease of use for security screening at airports, border checkpoints, and other public places.

Market key trends:
The increasing threat of terrorism, violence, and illicit trafficking has intensified security checks at various public places driving demand for advanced screening devices such as handheld backscatter X-ray systems. These devices provide high-resolution images in real-time without physical contact, allowing security personnel to quickly screen individuals to identify concealed threats. Stringent government regulations regarding security checks and rising focus on seamless passenger movement through enhanced screening processes are further expected to boost the handheld backscatter X-ray device market over the forecast period.

Market Key Trends:
The handheld backscatter x-ray device market has been witnessing increased adoption across various end-use industries such as homeland security, transportation, industrial, and military & defense. The demand for advanced technologies that can enable quick & accurate screening at congested areas is growing. Handheld backscatter x-ray devices allow detecting threats in real-time and analyzing objects without physically inspecting them. Their advantages over traditional screeners such as metal detectors include detecting both metallic and non-metallic materials.

SWOT Analysis
Strength: Handheld backscatter x-ray devices offer high-resolution imaging and minimal radiation exposure. They enable detecting threats without direct contact.
Weakness: Initial investment cost of these devices is high. They also have limitations in detecting very small and low-density threats.
Opportunity: Growing demand from industries such as aviation, manufacturing, and event security provides scope for market expansion. New product launches with features such as all-in-one screening capability will further drive demand.
Threats: Stringent regulations associated with radiation emission and health hazards limit the adoption of these devices to some extent.

Key Takeaways
The global Handheld Backscatter X-Ray Device Market is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting CAGR of 6.0% over the forecast period, due to increasing threat assessment requirements at public venues and industrial facilities. The market size for 2023 is estimated to be US$ 57.1 Mn.

Regional analysis: North America dominates the global market currently owing to stringent security measures across various sectors in the US. Asia Pacific is expected to exhibit the highest CAGR during the forecast period with increasing investments by regional governments to strengthen security infrastructure.

Key players operating in the Handheld Backscatter X-Ray Device are Nutech Company Limited, Viken Detection (formerly Heuresis Inc.), and Rapiscan Systems Inc. (a part of OSI Systems Inc.), among others.