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Nov 2017 - Market Forecast - Doc # US41466317

Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Hardware Forecast Update, 2017–2021: CY 4Q17

Author: Tom Mainelli
Program Vice President, Devices & AR/VR

Abstract

This IDC study presents an updated five-year forecast for the worldwide augmented and virtual reality hardware market.

"The virtual reality market continues to grow, and competition among the hardware vendors and platform owners is becoming more intense," says Tom Mainelli, IDC's VP for Devices and AR/VR. "Meanwhile, the AR headset market continues to represent modest volumes, for now and for the immediate future. Mobile AR on smartphones and tablets is likely to garner the most attention from consumers, while commercial buyers will continue to test the waters of head-mounted displays."

Coverage

Subscriptions Covered

Augmented and Virtual Reality

Companies Covered

Google Inc., Acer Inc.

Regions Covered

Worldwide

Topics Covered

Android, App stores, Augmented and Virtual reality, iOS

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