The global industrial panel PC market to grow at a CAGR of 5.79% during the period 2017-2021.
The report, Global Industrial Panel PC Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
One trend in market is emergence of IoT and smart factory. The emergence of IoT and Industry 4.0 technology is continuously escalating the demand for automation products in the last few years. The rising implementation of IIoT and cloud-based computing has resulted in rapid technological advances across various industrial devices. Thus, the higher adoption of IIoT and cloud-based computing is likely to bring technological disruption in connectivity for industrial panel PCs.
According to the report, one driver in market is increasing demand for fan-less panel PCs. Many traditional panel PCs utilize a fan to cool down the heat generated due to processors. Though these fans are well suited for commercial PCs, they are highly vulnerable to demanding industrial environments. Industrial environments are more demanding due to the presence of large dust particles, wide temperature fluctuations, shocks, and random vibrations. In these conditions, fans attract dust particles. In addition, if the fan fails for any technical reason, the entire system will face a severe threat of overheating.
In the recent days, manufacturers are involved in mass production that utilizes powerful processing units to manage important data. These processors are capable of handling a large set of data but generate more heat as compared with the older version. It is noted that most of the malfunctions in panel PCs occur due to the heavy amount of heat. Thus, panel PC manufacturers combat this problem by implementing a fan-less system for dissipation of heat through heat sink technology.