Global Outdoor Warning Sirens Market Size, Share Analysis, 2024-2032
Global Outdoor Warning Sirens Market Size, Share Analysis Report, 2024-2032

Outdoor Warning Sirens Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Coverage Pattern (Directional, Rotating, and Omni-Directional); By Source; By Range; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024- 2032

  • Published Date:Jan-2024
  • Pages: 115
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM3425
  • Base Year: 2023
  • Historical Data: 2019-2022

Report Outlook

The global outdoor warning sirens market size and share was valued at USD 163.1 million in 2023 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.10% during the forecast period. The demand and adoption for advanced public security devices have increased significantly over the last few decades, as these devices are being widely used for a wide range of industrial purposes to alert authorities coupled with the surging penetration for Emergency Alert Systems that encourage citizens, are among the primary factors boosting the global market growth. In addition, various economies across the world are going through seismic shift by replacing old and traditional devices with enhanced modern technology laser sirens and manufacturers are focusing on developing new emergency alerting solutions with better capabilities, which is likely to foster market growth over the coming years.

An outdoor warning siren is an all-hazards siren system used to alert residents about a potential danger. Originally designed to warn residents about air raids, the warning sirens are sometimes sounded again to indicate that the emergency is over. Some sirens, especially the ones located in small communities, are also used to alert the fire department in case of a fire hazard. When activated, the siren indicates that the public should seek shelter, tune into media to get information or listen to local media for indications that the danger has passed.

Outdoor warning sirens market key players offer several siren types, including mechanical sirens, electronic sirens, and electromechanical sirens. Mechanical sirens make use of slotted disks or rotors to chop an air stream, producing sound in single or multiple directions. Electronic sirens, on the other hand, employ electronic tone generators and amplifiers to generate sound. As for electromechanical sensors, they use electric motors to drive rotors or ports inside stationary rotors. Rising technological advancements in warning siren systems have made it easier and cost-effective to install the equipment, thereby driving the market demand.

Outdoor Warning Sirens Market Size

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For instance, in March 2023, The UK government announced the launch of a new emergency alert system, which will send siren-like alerts to mobile phones and will further give the government and emergency services the ability to directly message. The siren will be easily accompanied by a notification on the user's home screen, which would include telephone numbers or website links containing further information.

Moreover, these types of sirens can now be integrated with emergency alert systems to provide a more comprehensive alerting system, as the integration provides multiple methods of alerting such as text messages, emails, and social media alerts, in addition to outdoor warning sirens. Additionally, outdoor warning sirens with voice and text capabilities have become more common worldwide, as they can deliver detailed instructions to people in the affected area and provide information on the nature of the emergency.

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the growth of the outdoor warning sirens market. The rapid spread of the deadly coronavirus worldwide has caused disruptions in the supply chain, making it difficult for manufacturers to deliver outdoor warning sirens to customers on time, and also led to delays in the installation of these systems in several areas. Many municipalities and industries have faced financial difficulties due to the pandemic, resulting in decreased budgets for these systems.

The research report offers a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the outdoor warning sirens market to enable effective decision-making. It covers the key trends and growth opportunities anticipated to have a favorable impact on the market. Besides, the study covers segment and regional revenue forecasts for market assessment. 

Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers
The growing technological advancements in warning sirens systems across the globe like wireless and internet-based systems, that have made it easier and more cost-effective to install and maintain outdoor warning sirens, are key factors driving demand for more sophisticated systems. Natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and wildfires have become more frequent, leading to increased demand for enhanced outdoor alerting systems globally. Furthermore, the utilization of these systems across defense and military sectors has grown drastically over the years, as military installations, airfields, and naval bases require effective outdoor warning systems to alert personnel during emergencies or enemy attacks, which in turn, is likely to have positive impact on the outdoor warning sirens market growth.

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Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on coverage pattern, source, range, and region.

By Coverage Pattern

By Source

By Range

By Region

  • Directional
  • Rotating
  • Omni-Directional
  • Mechanical
  • Electromechanical
  • Electronic
  • Below 2500 Feet
  • 2500-5000 Feet
  • Above 5000 Feet
  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia. South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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Omni-directional segment is expected to witness steady growth during the forecast period

The omni-directional segment is projected to grow at a steady growth rate during the anticipated period, on account of rapidly growing preference among several agencies across the globe for the product due to its wide range of benefits including 360-degree sound emission, which results in better effectiveness for the evacuation purpose. Moreover, the rising penetration especially across the developed economies for replacing the traditional devices with new and latest ones, that are equipped with new technologies and capabilities, is also likely to have a significant contribution towards market growth.

The directional segment led the industry market with significant revenue share in 2022, which is highly attributable to its numerous beneficial features and characteristics including improved safety, accuracy, and timeliness among others. Advances in technology have made it possible to create more sophisticated and reliable directional signals, which play a significant role in the development and effectiveness of directional signals and are likely to augment the segment market growth.

Electromechanical segment is projected to hold a significant market share in 2022

The electromechanical segment is expected to hold a significant share in terms of revenue over the coming years, mainly due to the increasing prevalence among warning siren agencies to adopt electromechanical systems over mechanical ones due to their low maintenance as well as low-cost products. In addition, a large number of local manufacturers have been focusing on integrating several new technologies like the Common Alerting Protocol to meet the rising consumer demand on a global basis.

Mechanical segment gain the largest market share in 2022 with a healthy growth rate during the projected period, because of the widespread usage of outdoor sirens in various industrial applications such as mining, oil and gas exploration, and construction sites, as they are capable to warn workers of dangerous conditions like high noise levels, hazardous gases, or other hazardous conditions.

2500-5000 feet segment accounted for the largest market share in 2022

2500-5000 feet segment garnered the largest revenue share in 2022. The growth of the segment market can be mainly attributed to an increased rate of urbanization across the globe, which fuels the need for effective outdoor warning systems of this range, as these types of systems are particularly needed in densely populated areas, where a large number of people need to be warned of potential dangers quickly and efficiently as well.

Natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires have become more frequent and severe in recent years, driving demand for outdoor warning systems that can cover larger areas. And, the studied segment is particularly important in areas prone to such disasters, where the early warning is crucial to protecting lives and property, thereby propelling the growth of the segment market at a rapid pace.

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Europe region dominated the global market in 2022

The Europe region dominated the global market with a substantial market share in 2022 and is expected to maintain its dominance over the coming years. There has been a drastic change in the environmental conditions across the region which resulted in a higher occurrence of natural disasters, This has led to increased focus of government authorities to implement several initiatives and favorable programs such as The Network of European Meteorological Services and many others, has been influencing the regional market growth. For instance, the European Civil Protection Directive 2008/EC mandates that member states should ensure that adequate and effective warning systems are in place to protect their populations without affecting their lives. Such types of regulations drive the demand for outdoor warning sirens in the region.

The Asia Pacific region is projected to register the fastest growth during the anticipated period, which can be largely accelerated by a rapid increase in the number of projects mainly aimed at the installation and scaling warning systems along with the growing penetration among major companies for investing heavily in weather alert/warning systems in countries like India, China, & Malaysia.

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Competitive Insight

Some of the major players operating in the global market include Acoustic Technology, American Signal, Federal Signal, Earth Networks, E2S Warning Signals, Whelen Engineering, MA Safety Signal, B&M Siren, HSS Engineering, Shenzhen Dinsafer Innovation, Moflash Signaling, ATI Systems, Sentry Siren, Sonnenburg Electronic, and ORSON France.

Recent Developments

  • In September 2022, Myrtle Beach, announced the launch of its latest emergency alert system allowing residents and visitors to be timely alerted about severe weather, tropical storms, and hurricanes. This newly developed emergence system comes during the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.
  • In November 2021, Dahua Technology introduced a new series of wire-less alarm products that includes Alarm Hub, Door Detector, Indoor & Outdoor Siren, Repeater, Input Expander, and others. The new system offers real-time notifications and effective remote operations through a mobile app.

Outdoor Warning Sirens Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 166.48 million

Revenue Forecast in 2032

USD 214.54 million


3.10% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019– 2022

Forecast period

2024– 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments Covered

By Covering Pattern, By Source, By Range, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Key Companies

Acoustic Technology Inc., American Signal Corporation, Federal Signal Corporation, Earth Networks, E2S Warning Signals, Whelen Engineering Company, MA Safety Signal, B&M Siren Manufacturing, HSS Engineering ApS, Shenzhen Dinsafer Innovation, Moflash Signalling Limited, ATI Systems, Sentry Siren Inc., Sonnenburg Electronic AG, and ORSON France.

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key companies in outdoor warning sirens market are Acoustic Technology, American Signal, Federal Signal, Earth Networks, E2S Warning Signals, Whelen Engineering, MA Safety Signal.

The global outdoor warning sirens market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.09% during the forecast period.

The outdoor warning sirens market report covering key segments are coverage pattern, source, range, and region.

key driving factors in outdoor warning sirens market are growing technological advancements in warning sirens systems.

The global outdoor warning sirens market size is expected to reach USD 214.54 million by 2032.