Global Parental Control Software Market: Overview
Parental control software is a tool that helps in filtering the contents that can be viewed on the internet. This software is beneficial to the parents in keeping a watch and controlling the internet activities of the children. This software helps in protecting the children from cyber bullying, games, internet addiction, online predators, and other harmful contents. Some of the other important features included in the parental control software include location tracking, website filtering, access scheduling, personal information blocking, chat monitoring, remote management, social network monitoring, and SMS and calls blocking and monitoring.
Global Parental Control Software Market: Segmentation
The market for the parental control software is fragmented into deployment type, platform, and end-user. Based on the deployment type, the market is categorized into cloud and on-premise. Depending on the platform, the market is divided into ioS, Android, Windows, and others. Based on the end-user, the market is bifurcated into educational institutes, residential, and others.
Global Parental Control Software Market: Growth Factors
The major factors that are driving the parental control software market are the harmful impact owing to the cyber bullying, the rise in the number of pre-teens and teens that are addicted to the internet, the growth in the children’s literacy regarding internet competences and other computer software. All these factors have increased the demand for the implementation of parental control software. Other factors that are favoring the growth of the market is the robust growth in the mobile and internet infrastructure, increasing use of the media devices that are connected to the internet along with the increasing access by the children to the tablet, computer, and smartphones. Growing services of the social media, increasing access to the age-inappropriate contents by the children, and the growing awareness among the parents about online risks regarding the child abuse is driving the growth of the parental control software market globally. Lack of awareness regarding the technical knowledge of the parental control software will restrain the growth of the parental control software market.
Global Parental Control Software Market: Regional Analysis
The geographical segmentation of the parental control software market is diversified into the Middle East and Africa, North America, Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. The dominating region for the parental control software market is North America. North America is followed by the Western Europe region. The factors that have to lead to this dominance is the increasing risks in the use of the internet for the child population and rise in the demand for the software solutions that will help in controlling and managing the online activities of the children. The other rapidly growing region in the parental control software market is Asia Pacific. Factors that attribute to this growth is increasing use of the media devices that work on the internet and the increase in the awareness about gaming and internet addiction decoders among the child population.
Global Parental Control Software Market: Competitive Players
The key market players that are involved in the parental control software market are Symantec Corporation, AO Kaspersky Lab, Qustodio, Circle Media Inc., Blue Coat Systems, Net Nanny, AVG Technologies, KidLogger.net, OpenDNS, Webroot Inc., and Salfeld Computer GmbH.
Global Parental Control Software Market: Regional Segment Analysis
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