Global data annotation tools industry expected to reach $13.2 billion by 2030 –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Data Annotation Tools Market, By Data Type, By Technology, By Device Type, By End Users, Estimate & Forecast, 2017 – 2030” report has been added to from offer.

The global Data Annotation Tools Market held a market value of USD 1,186.9 Million in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 13,287.9 ​​Million by 2030. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 30.9% during of the forecast period.

Data annotation tools can be on-premises, cloud-based, or containerized software solutions that can be used to annotate production-grade training data for machine learning. The data annotation tools industry is witnessing steady growth owing to improved application of artificial intelligence, increasing demand, and strategic investment activities of major players.

On the other hand, data privacy compliance standards are not appropriate in all regions, which hampers the growth of the market to a limited extent. Additionally, AI and machine learning continue to advance, but many AI disruptors lack the aptitude to process and label the voluminous amount of vital data to power complex AI algorithms and machine learning. Thus, such elements hinder the growth of the market.

Companies cited


  • app limited

  • Cloud Factory Limited

  • CloudApp

  • Cogito Tech LLC

  • Deep systems

  • Google Inc.

  • labelbox inc.

  • LightTag

  • Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.

  • Lotus Quality Assurance

  • Play Inc.

Growth Influencers:

Growing demand for annotated data to improve machine learning models

The increasing concentration and inclination of major players operating in the industry is driving the growth rate of the market. For example, many companies are focused on adding value to their current product portfolio and new technological advancements. For example, Scale, a San Francisco startup, uses a combination of human data taggers and machine learning algorithms to sort raw and untagged streams for clients, such as nuTonomy, Lyft, Zoox, nuTonomy, Travel and Embark.

Additionally, companies such as DefinedCrown utilize an intelligent data curation platform, providing a bespoke model training service to customers in the customer service, healthcare, automotive, retail and businesses.

Increase player investments and technological advances

Increase in investments from prominent players coupled with the surge in developments in data annotation tools is fueling the growth of the market.

Presentation of the segments:

The global data annotation tools market is segmented into data type, technology, device type and end users.

By data type

  • Text

  • Feeling

  • Text Classification

  • Entity

  • Image

  • Boundary boxes

  • Line annotation

  • Image transcription

  • Video

  • Semantics

  • Polygon

  • Key point

  • audio

  • Voice Activity Detection (VAD)

  • Speaker ID

  • Automated Speech

The text segment is expected to represent an opportunity of more than USD 3,400 million during the period 2022-2030. The video sub-segment is estimated to cross the $1,000 million revenue mark by 2026 owing to its growing adoption and awareness of data annotation tools for video datasets. On the basis of audio, the automated speech recognition sub-segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR among all audio data types.

By technology

  • Supervised

  • Semi-framed

  • Automatique

The supervised segment is estimated to cross the $5 trillion revenue mark by 2028 owing to the increasing usage of this particular technology in the different applications and end uses.

By device type

  • macOS

  • the Windows

  • linux

  • Others

The windows segment is expected to grow with the highest revenue generation of over USD 1 trillion in 2021 owing to the increase in applications and usage of this type of device. Additionally, the Mac OS segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 32.3%.

By end users

  • Automotive

  • Health care

  • Detail

  • Transport and logistics

  • BFSI

  • Telecommunications and IT

  • Others

The automotive segment is expected to provide an opportunity of more than USD 2 trillion during the period 2022-2030 owing to the high demand for data annotation tools in the automotive sector. The healthcare segment is expected to grow at the fastest growth rate of 33.2 over the forecast period.

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