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May 2018 - Market Forecast - Doc # US43810618

Worldwide Consumer Robots Device Forecast, 2018–2022

By: Tom MainelliGroup Vice President, Devices & AR/VR


This IDC study provides market sizing of the worldwide consumer robot market for 2017. In addition, the study provides a worldwide forecast for 2018–2022.

"Today's consumer robots are pretty rudimentary and the best typically do one thing well such as vacuuming," says Tom Mainelli, program VP of Devices and AR/VR, IDC. "Over the course of the next few years we'll see robots get dramatically better at a wider range of jobs, and consumers will get considerably more comfortable interacting with them. As a result, IDC is forecasting a dramatic growth in the latter years of the forecast, and a bright future for this nascent device category."


Subscriptions Covered

Robotics: Consumer Robots

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Topics Covered

Consumer robotics, Networking and connectivity devices


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