The vision measuring machines market covers the optical metrology market and its product segments include measuring microscopes, profile projectors and multi-sensor systems product segments. Despite being a mature market, continued growth in certain end user segments spread across many geographic regions means that the market is expected to witness a healthy growth rate. While the performance of the market has been consistent over the past decade, there have been variations in specific geographic regions and end user industries. While there are a few companies that participate in all the segments, most participants specialize in one product segment. After a buoyant 2010 and 2011, growth is expected to mature further in the coming years.