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Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Hardware Forecast, 2018-2022: CY 4Q18

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Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Hardware Forecast, 2018-2022: CY 4Q18
Published: October 16, 2018 Content info: 19 Pages
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This IDC study provides an updated forecast for the worldwide augmented and virtual reality hardware market for the 2018-2022 period."The worldwide augmented and virtual reality market is going through its expected growing pains," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Mobile Devices and AR/VR team. "Following a positive reception for the past several years with gaming systems and several high-profile devices, the market is eagerly anticipating the next iteration of devices promising greater enterprise usability, appeal to consumer needs, and more sophisticated solutions marrying hardware and software. Until then, we expect the market to experience a slowdown in volumes before picking back up in 2019."

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Product Code: US44370718

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

  • VR Hardware Forecast
    • Commercial Versus Consumer and Regional VR Splits
  • AR Hardware Forecast
    • Commercial Versus Consumer and Regional AR Splits

Market Context

  • Drivers and Inhibitors
    • Drivers
      • Maturing Graphics and Screen Technologies
      • Consumer and Commercial Interest
    • Inhibitors
      • High Cost of Hardware
      • Unknown Issues Around the Physical Impact of AR/VR on Users
  • Significant Market Developments
  • Changes from Prior Forecast

Market Definition

Methodology

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