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Akira Sugawara

Senior Market Analyst, PC, Mobile & Client Solution, IDC Japan

Akira Sugawara is a Senior Market Analyst in the PC, Mobile & Client solution based in Tokyo, Japan. He works mainly market analysis and forecast on PC, Mobile phone, Wearable Devices and AR/VR devices and has more than 10 years of experience in the market analyst and consultant business, especially for IT and consumer digital appliances.

Before joining IDC Japan, he worked in several research and consulting firms as manager or senior analyst/consultant and made several forecast on consumer electronics market, that had an impact with its accuracy.

At research and consulting firms that he had worked, he wrote frequently articles in IT Technology-related magazines and made sometime presentations in Japanese, English and Bahasa Indonesian.

He holds a DEA (Diplôme d’étude approfondie, postmaster degree prior to doctor) in philosophy from University of Paris X. He received his master and bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Waseda University in Japan.


May 2018 - Market Forecast - Doc # JPJ42927618

by: Akira Sugawara

本調査レポートは、国内AR/VR関連市場について、2018年4月までに収集した情報ならびに2018年4月発行のIDCの調査データ「Worldwide Semiannual Augmented and Virtual Reality Spending Guide 2017 H2」を基に定性的かつ定量的な分析結果をまとめたものである。現在の国内AR/VR関連市場を牽引しているのは、コンシューマー(消費者)市場を中心としたVRである。だが、コンシューマーコンテンツの支出は、「聴き放...
This IDC study is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #JPJ42927518. It presents the share of head-mounted display (HMD) in the Japan augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) headset market. This study excludes simplified assembl...
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