Global Wireless Intercom Market size was valued at USD 1.7 billion in 2016 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period 2023 to 2030.
Wireless intercom systems are a form of communication technology utilized in homes, enterprises, and institutions. It consists of two or more devices linked from one location to another via a transmitter and a receiver. These systems can be cordless, corded, or both simultaneously, depending on the application requirements, such as when people need hands-free telephone conversations while working at home.
The demand for this product will be primarily driven by the growing need for security in large enterprises and SMEs. Over the past few years, the market has also witnessed an increase in demand from mid-sized organizations as technological advancements have enabled manufacturers to produce smaller products with enhanced features that are less expensive than traditional wired systems.
A wireless intercom system is a communication technology used in homes, businesses and institutions. It consists of two or more units interconnected from one place to another through transmitters and receivers. These systems can be wireless, wired, or both, depending on the application requirements, for example, if people need to talk hands-free while working from home.
Wireless Intercom market size estimates and forecasts are provided in terms of sales volume (K units) and revenue (million USD), with historical and forecast data for the period 2017 to 2030, with 2022 being considered as the base year. This report segments the global Wireless Intercom market in detail. Regional market sizes related to products by type, by application, and by player are also delivered. In estimating the size of the market, we took into account the impact of COVID-19 and other global crisis.
Key market trends influencing the wireless intercom market are technological advances. Major wireless intercom companies are concentrating on developing new technological solutions to strengthen their position and satisfy consumer demand. In July 2019, for instance, Clear-com, a U.S.-based manufacturer of communications equipment, introduced the FreeSpeak II Digital Wireless Intercom System, which is based on dependable and adaptable cellular roaming technology. FreeSpeak II is a five-channel, full-duplex, wireless intercom device that transmits audio at 7 kHz and 12 kHz with ultra-low latency, making it ideal for large-scale, complex designs or niche applications.
Driver: Increasing Demand for Wireless Intercoms Based on Wi-Fi
Increased demand for advanced connectivity in wireless intercom solutions is anticipated to be one of the key factors driving market expansion over the forecast period. Wi-Fi band is useful in densely populated and densely populated areas where there are numerous wireless intercom users. Due to the introduction of cutting-edge technologies such as Wi-Fi, there are various varieties of wireless intercoms available worldwide. In addition, the adoption of Wi-Fi-based wireless intercoms is likely to increase as business organizations continue to focus on enhancing internal communication. It is anticipated that manufacturers of Wi-Fi band wireless intercoms will experience an increase in revenue due to the growing demand for this technology. Wi-Fi band is advantageous because the technology provides a faster and clearer communication system than other wireless intercommunication technologies. Increasing adoption of Wi-Fi wireless intercom in schools, businesses, and offices is expected to drive market expansion.
Systems that communicate to a smartphone are gaining popularity as well. Using any Wi-Fi connection, these technologies enable users to access their video or audio transmission remotely. Most wireless systems connect to one another through the home Wi-Fi network. This refers to the idea that the home wireless intercom system would operate flawlessly if the home Wi-Fi system is installed correctly and has adequate network coverage. Wi-Fi band wireless intercom systems are growing in popularity due to the increasing demand for wireless intercom systems, particularly those that relay feed to a user's smartphone or tablet. This ultimately drives the market for wireless intercoms.
Trend: Increasing Need for Security and Surveillance Drives Wireless Intercom Demand
- Due to modern technological advancements, wireless intercom systems for home Security and Surveillance are a quick and effective means of communicating urgent information throughout the entire residence. Intercom systems not only allow residents to safely identify who is at a door with an audio system, but many systems today also include video cameras to provide an additional layer of security, even documenting video footage that can be used to identify criminals.
- These communications systems with video capabilities can reduce costs for businesses by reducing the number of security personnel required to monitor multiple locations simultaneously. Hands-free systems are available and can increase productivity and provide additional support. Multiple intercom systems can function as infant monitors today. Thus, these communication systems are becoming more sophisticated as they incorporate more advanced features and technologies.
- Wireless intercoms have been a part of the family lifestyle and its security and surveillance for several years. However, the wireless intercom system for the home is revolutionizing how family members communicate and feel safe. These systems play a significant role in Security and Surveillance because they are wireless and can be installed anywhere in the home with ease.
On the Basis of Application:
- Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
There are numerous applications for wireless intercoms in SMBs across industries. For instance, a restaurant proprietor could use this to communicate with their staff and improve customer service by informing them about menu options or something else. Similarly, a school administrator uses it to communicate with instructors during emergencies, such as fire alarms, so that students can return to class without interruption after evacuating safely. Other applications include parents communicating with their children at home via an audio system installed in daycares and schools, etc.
It allows employees to communicate with management for important announcements, instructions, and alerts; provides connectivity throughout the building within a range of 100 meters indoors and 300 meters outdoors; and enables flexible site configuration over an existing network infrastructure without the need for additional cabling installation work. Moreover, wireless intercoms are ideal for businesses that frequently have unannounced visitors because it's simple to let someone in if they have an appointment without disturbing the current staff.
On the Basis of Region:
Geographically, the global Wireless Intercom market has been analyzed in various regions such as North America, Latin America, Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe, and India. The global Wireless Intercom region is dominating this market in the upcoming future.
Growth in infrastructure activities owing to rising urban population in Asia Pacific is expected to drive the demand for robust security and communication solutions over the forecast period. Rising disposable income and rising wealth are also supporting the demand for electronic security. This, in turn, is expected to increase the demand for wireless walkie-talkies for better communication for security and surveillance purposes.
Furthermore, the major driver for the Indian market is the growing demand for apartments with built-in security systems such as wireless intercom. From a regional perspective, the Asia-Pacific region is the largest production region for video intercom equipment, while China and Japan are the major producers of such equipment. Compared with Japan, the video intercom equipment produced in China is large and cheap.
Furthermore, the present and future of intercoms are all about the integration of home automation systems. Most of the infrastructure in Asia Pacific utilizes such wireless walkie-talkies for crowd monitoring and facility security, which has led to the growth of the market.
Market Key Players
Panasonic, Clear-Com, Zenitel Group, Commend International, RTS Intercom (Part of Bosch Security Systems, Inc.), Riedel Communications, Telephonics, Sena Technologies, and others.
Since its founding in 1918, the Panasonic Group has been working to improve the lives of people and society. It does this by using its founding ideals to create new value and offer sustainable solutions for the world we live in today. For the year that finished on March 31, 2022, the Group's net sales were 7.388.8 billion yen.
Their services are Home Appliances, Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Virtual Reality, Business Solutions, Automotive, Audio Video Solutions, Productivity Improvement, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Energy Savings and Environment, Food Service Systems, Industrial Equipment, Housing, Manufacturing, Facial Recognition, Digital Transformation, and Security and Disaster Prevention.
Clear-Com, which is owned by HME, has the best professional voice communication tools for live productions anywhere in the world. Since 1968, they have made and sold proven intercom technologies like Analog Partyline, Digital Matrix, Digital Wireless, and IP Communications systems for radio stations, production trucks, places of worship, and performance venues. Clear-Com is known for its long history of intercom innovations, and production teams all over the world rely on it for clear, reliable, and scalable communication options.
Their specialities are Professional Audio, Wireless Intercoms, Partyline, Digital Matrix, and Intercoms-over-IP.
Zenitel is the foremost provider of intelligent critical communications solutions with a presence in EMEA, the Americas, and APAC. Communication is crucial in every aspect of business; consequently, they are committed to delivering solutions that enable consumers to hear, be heard, and be understood at all times.
Their specialities are Integrated Communication Solutions, Intelligibility, Video, Intercom, Communication Systems, General Alarm, CCTV, Public Address, 2 Way Radio, Crystal Clear Audio, Native IP platform, EN-54, UL Certified, Networked Solutions, SIP server, High Definition (HD), IP Speakers, Public Address and Voice Alarms , and Emergency Communication.
RIEDEL Communications GmbH & Co. KG is a German company that makes and sells communications equipment. Thomas Riedel began the company in 1987 in Wuppertal, Germany. Riedel has three types of businesses. They make transmission equipment, rent it out, and sell radios.
Their specialities are Intercom, Motorola, Digital Audio Networks, Equipment Rental, Mediornet, Real-Time Networks, Radio equipment, Fiber-based Media Networks, Professional Mobile Radio, IP Video, and Video Distribution and Processing.
Sena is the world leader in Bluetooth innovation for motorsports, action sports, and industrial solutions. This lets people talk to each other in real time and perform at their best right in the middle of the action.
Sena has known since 1998 that solutions based on Bluetooth are good for both individuals and businesses. Sena has been a leader in industrial wireless Bluetooth for more than 18 years. Since releasing the SMH10 motorbike Bluetooth headset and intercom in 2011, the company has also made a full line of communication and camera solutions for motorcycles and power sports. Sena is still changing the motorbike, action, and outdoor industries by putting our proven premium technology into the first line of true smart helmets, the X1 and R1 cycling helmets and the Momentum full face motorcycle helmet series.
Industry News and Key Developments
- August 2019 - Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation, announced that it was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a hardware supplier to support Tactical Communications Equipment and Services II program (TacCom II).
- July 2019 - Clear-Com, LLC introduces the FreeSpeak II digital wireless intercom system. FreeSpeak II is a five-channel, full-duplex wireless intercom solution ideal for large complex designs or professional applications that require team members to be untethered and talk on separate communication channels.
- December 2021 - Valcom was acquired by Potter Electric Signal Company, an American manufacturer of sprinkler monitoring devices, fire alarm systems, and corrosion solutions, for an undisclosed sum. Through this acquisition, Potter Electric Signal Company intends to expand its engineering, marketing, and sales initiatives to drive growth in new applications and strengthen its portfolio of emergency communication systems used in commercial projects. Valcom is a provider of voice paging intercom and mass notification communications systems based in the United States.
On the Basis of Type:
On the Basis of Application:
- Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
- Large Enterprises
- Transportation and Logistics
- Security and Surveillance
- Event Management
Further the regions are divided into countries as follows
- North America
- Rest of North America
- Nordic Countries
- Benelux Union
- The Netherlands
- Rest of Europe
- South Korea
- Southeast Asia
- Rest of Southeast Asia
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- The Middle East & Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Rest of the Middle East & Africa
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
The wireless intercom market comprises the sales of wireless intercom devices and technologies by organizations, sole proprietors, and partnerships that enable building-to-building or room-to-room vocal communication. A wireless intercom is a telecommunications device that allows intercom stations to communicate verbally without using copper connections. This device uses radio waves to transmit and receive radio signals. This research study looks at the wireless intercom market based on technology, company size, industry, and region. Based on the technology, the global wireless intercom market has been split into Wi-Fi band, radio frequency, and others.
Wi-Fi band is one of these technologies. It has been broken up into 1.8 GHz, 2.4 GHz, and 6 GHz. There are two types of radio frequency: RF channels and RF bands. The global wireless intercom market is split into small and medium enterprises and big enterprises based on the size of the business. The retail, event management, catering, security and surveillance, transportation and logistics, and other industries make up the different parts of the global wireless intercom market. Estimates are made for all of the above revenue categories.