Electronic Lock Market Forecasted at $3 Billion Globally By 2025

An increase in electronic lock providers in North America and a steady number of property crimes in the U.S. are seen as driving factors for the growth.

The global electronic lock market has been forecasted to exceed $3 billion by 2025 and post a 13.9 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2025, according to a report by Persistence Market Research (PMR).

With an increasing number of electronic lock providers focusing on innovation in North America, there has been a rise in the deployment of these products at public and private venues such as gyms, parking lots and shopping malls, according to PMR. North America is expected to dominate the market by the end of 2025, exceeding $859 million in terms of value.

Around 8.7 million property crime offenses were recorded in North America in 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Hence, the demand for door security including electronic and mobile operated door locks and electronic alarm sensors has increased in the region.

Latin America is also witnessing an increase in electronic locks due to the growing application of access control systems in commercial and residential buildings. Vendors are also using strategies such as acquiring local manufacturers to launch new products in order to establish footprints in the region.

Attractive profit margins being gained by suppliers and distributors is resulting in the growth of the electronic locks market in Europe.

However, an increasing number of small and large-scale electronic lock manufacturers in Europe are posing a challenge for pricing these solutions, according to PMR. Moreover, a lack of knowledge of advanced technology among the customers is making them opt for less complex and easy-to-use security systems.

Electronic strikes are expected to be the most preferred product, with a projected gain in sales amounting to $1.2 billion in revenue from sales by the end of the forecast period. However, electromagnetic locks is anticipated to register the highest CAGR during by 2025.

In terms of an authentication method in electronic locks, fingerprint scanning systems are forecast to be the fastest-growing category by the end of 2025.

The above story originally ran in Campus Safety’s sister publication, Security Sales & Integration.

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