Report 25 Jan 2022

Towards Software-Defined Robots – a Status Update on the Robot Industry - InBrief Analysis - Worldwide

This report provides a market update for the robots industry and evaluates major news from 2021, with a focus on software and AI.



Management Summary


  • Scope
  • Definition of robots, AGVs/AMRs, industrial robots, cobots, AI and intelligent robots
  • Definition of AI

Growth Segments in the Robot Market

  • Industrial robots
  • Service robots

Key Initiatives by Robot Providers in 2021

Key Initiatives by Large IT Vendors in 2021

Key Initiatives by Start-ups & Newcomers in 2021


PAC’s Recommendations

  • Recommendations for IT providers
  • Recommendations for IT users