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Global Markets and Technologies for Smart Glass

Global Markets and Technologies for Smart Glass

Report Scope

The scope of the report covers an overview and clear understanding of the global market scenario of smart glass and an analysis of global market trends, with market data for 2016 considered the base year, 2017 the estimate year and a forecast for 2022 with a projection of Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) during 2017 to 2022. Market data in value and volume is provided at global and regional level for all major technologies and end-user industries of smart glass.

The report covers discussion of technological, regulatory and economic trends that are affecting the smart glass market. The report has a review of smart glass technology, including materials and fabrication processes and identifies the current and emerging end-user industries for this technology. It also explains the major drivers, restraints, opportunities, challenges and regional dynamics of the global smart glass market, current trends within the industry and presents the growth forecasts for the next five years. The market is further segmented and forecasted for major countries such as the U.S., Canada, Germany, Spain, U.K., China, India and others.

The different technologies of smart glass considered in the report includes electrochromic, photochromic, thermochromic, suspended particle, micro-blind and polymer dispersed liquid crystal devices. The report further includes discussion of end-user industries such as transportation and aerospace, construction, electronics and optoelectronics, and other end-user industries.

The report concludes with a special focus on the competitive landscape which includes the key strategies adopted by the manufacturers and detailed profiles of major manufacturers, along with their key events, latest process developments and market shares in the global smart glass market.

Report includes

- 45 data table and 54 additional tables
- Coverage of industrial evolution and milestones in the history of smart glass
- An overview of technology, including materials and fabrication processes, and identification of the current and emerging end-user industries
- Discussion of the technological, regulatory, and economic trends that are affecting the smart glass market
- Comprehensive company profiles of major Players in the Market including Armor Usa, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., Iglass Technology Inc., Kinestral Technologies Inc., Murakami Corp., Saint-Gobain, Smart Glass Systems Inc.


Chapter 1 Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Scope of Report
Intended Audience
Methodology
Analyst's Credentials
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Overview and Technological Background
Introduction
Reasons for Using Smart Glass
Interior Glass
Exterior Glass
Rear Projection
How Does It Work
Available Configurations
Difference Between Smart Windows and Conventional Windows
Chromogenic Materials
The Flat Glass Industry
Global Glass Usage
Smart Glass
Basic Design of Smart Glass
Industrial Evolution and Milestones in the History of Smart Glass
Latest Technological Developments
Electrochromic Device Based on Nanotechnology
Electrochromic Device Based on Nanocomposite
Electrochromic Device Based on Ternary Oxides
Polymer for Smart Glass Incorporating Fine Particles with a Multiple Structure
Electrochromic Device Based on Infrared Active Conductive Polymers
Multi-Pane Electrochromic Windows
Electrochromic Gel for Stretchable Displays
Conjugated Electrochromic Polymer
Other Developments
Cost Structure of Glass
Chapter 4 Market Dynamics
Introduction
Factors Driving the Growth of Smart Glass Market
Increasing Global Automotive Glass Market
High Energy Consumption in Buildings
Booming Glass Market in Asia-Pacific
Increased Adoption of Smart Glass in Commercial buildings
Factors That Restrain the Growth of the Smart Glass Market
High Cost of Smart Glass
Other Factors
Opportunities in the Smart Glass Market
High Potential in Solar Power Generation
Challenges Faced by the Smart Glass Market
Lack of Awareness
Other Key Success Factors Affecting the Smart Glass Market
Backward Integration
Globalization and Emerging Economies
Technological Capabilities
Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Supply Chain Management
Value Chain Analysis
Key Patents
Overview
Summary of Key Patents from 2012-2017
Chapter 5 Smart Glass Market by Technology
Introduction
Active Glass/Electrically Switchable Smart Glass
Passive Glass/Non-Electrical Switchable Smart Glass
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Electrochromic (EC)
Advantages
Disadvantages
Electrochromic Film
Inorganic Electrochromic Materials
Organic Electrochromic Materials
Electrolyte
Counter-Electrodes
Deposition Techniques
Electrochromic Device Features
Reflective Hydride Devices
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC)
Laminated Switchable PDLC Glass
Self-adhesive Switchable PDLC Film
Encapsulation
Phase Separation
Holography
Prefabricated Templates
Liquid crystals (LC) after MERCK segment entry/product launch
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Suspended Particles Devices (SPD)
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Micro-Blinds
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Photochromic Glass
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Thermochromic Glass
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Chapter 6 Smart Glass Market, By End-User Industry
Introduction
Construction
Residential and Architectural Buildings
Technologies for Commercial and Residential Construction
Commercial Buildings
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Flat Glass
Transportation and Aerospace
Key Players in the Transportation and Aerospace Industry
Automotive
Aerospace
Others
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Electronics and Optoelectronics
Advanced Displays
Light-Emitting Diode Lighting
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Power Generation Plants (Solar)
Market Size Estimation & Forecast
Others
Market Size Estimation and Forecast
Chapter 7 Smart Glass Market, by Region
Introduction
North America
Market Overview and Drivers
Market Size Estimation and Forecast, By Country
Market Size Estimation and Forecast, By Technology
Market Size Estimation and Forecast, By End-User Industry
Europe
Market Overview and Drivers
Market Size Estimation & Forecast, By Country
Market Size Estimation & Forecast, By Technology
Market Size Estimation & Forecast, By End-User Industry
Asia-Pacific
Market Overview and Drivers
Market Size Estimation & Forecast, By Country
Market Size Estimation & Forecast, By Technology
Market Size Estimation & Forecast, By End-User Industry
South America
Market Overview and Drivers
Market Size Estimation and Forecast, By Country
Market Size Estimation and Forecast, By Technology
Market Size Estimation and Forecast, By End-User Industry
Rest of the World
Market Overview and Drivers
Market Size Estimation and Forecast, By Country
Market Size Estimation and Forecast, by Technology
Market Size Estimation and Forecast, By Application
Chapter 8 Competitive Landscape
Industry Structure
Porter's Five Force Model
Threat of New Entrants
Threat of Substitutes
Bargaining Power of Suppliers
Competitive Rivalry
Market Share Analysis
Strategy Analysis
New Product Launches
Agreements, Partnerships and Collaborations
Expansions
Investments
Joint Ventures
Other Developments
Chapter 9 Company Profiles
ACREO/PAPERDISPLAY
Business Overview
ARMOR USA
Business Overview
ASAHI GLASS CO., LTD
Business Overview
Business Performance
Developments
CLAYTON GLASS LTD
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
CONSOLIDATED ARMOR PRODUCTS
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
DMDISPLAY
Business Overview
Products Offered
DREAM GLASS GROUP
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
ECONTROL GLASS GMBH & CO. KG
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
FICOSA INTERNATIONAL
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
GEMALTO
Business Overview
GENTEX CORPORATION
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
GLASS APPS LLC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES LLC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products and Solutions Offered
Developments
HITACHI CHEMICAL CO., LTD
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
IGLASS TECHNOLOGY INC
Business Overview
Products Offered
INNOVATIVE GLASS CORP
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
ISOCLIMA SPA
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
KINESTRAL TECHNOLOGIES INC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
LICON TECHNOLOGIES
LTI SMART GLASS INC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
MURAKAMI CORP
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
NIPPON SHEET GLASS
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
PLEOTINT LLC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
POLYTRONIX INC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
PRO DISPLAY
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
PULP STUDIO INC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
RAVENWINDOW
Business Overview
Products Offered
Developments
RESEARCH FRONTIERS
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
SAINT-GOBAIN
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
SCIENSTRY INC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
SMARTGLASS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
Business Overview
Products Offered
Developments
SMART GLASS SYSTEMS INC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
SPD CONTROL SYSTEMS
Business Overview
Products Offered
VIEW INC
Business Overview
Business Performance
Products Offered
Developments
Chapter 10 Appendix: List of Abbreviations
Abbreviations
List of Tables
Summary Table A : Global Smart Glass Market, by Technology, Through 2022
Summary Table B : Global Smart Glass Market, by End-user Industry, Through 2022
Summary Table C : Global Smart Glass Market, by Region, Through 2022
Table 1 : Difference Between Smart Windows and Conventional Windows
Table 2 : Usage of Glass
Table 3 : Major Milestones in the Smart Glass Industry
Table 4 : Smart Glass Market Patents, 2012-2017
Table 5 : Comparison between EC, SPD and PDLC
Table 6 : Global Smart Glass Market, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 7 : Global Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 8 : Types of Electrochromic Materials
Table 9 : Global Electrochromic (EC) Smart Glass Market, by Region, Through 2022
Table 10 : Global Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) Smart Glass Market, by Region, Through 2022
Table 11 : Global Suspended Particles Devices (SPD) Smart Glass Market, by Region, Through 2022
Table 12 : Global Micro-Blinds Smart Glass Market, by Region, Through 2022
Table 13 : Global Photochromic Smart Glass Market, by Region, Through 2022
Table 14 : Global Thermochromic Smart Glass Market, by Region, Through 2022
Table 15 : Global Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, Through 2022
Table 16 : Applications of Smart Glass in Construction
Table 17 : Global Smart Glass Market in Construction, by Region, Through 2022
Table 18 : Applications of Smart Glass in Transportation and Aerospace
Table 19 : Global Smart Glass Market in Transportation and Aerospace, by Region, Through 2022
Table 20 : Applications of Smart Glass in Electronics and Optoelectronics
Table 21 : Global Smart Glass Market in Electronics and Optoelectronics, by Region, Through 2022
Table 22 : Global Smart Glass Market in Power Generation Plants, by Region, Through 2022
Table 23 : Applications of Smart Glass in Other Products
Table 24 : Global Smart Glass Market in Other Products, by Region, Through 2022
Table 25 : North American Smart Glass Market, by Country, Through 2022
Table 26 : North American Smart Glass Market by Technology, Through 2022
Table 27 : North American Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 28 : North American Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, Through 2022
Table 29 : European Smart Glass Market, by Country, Through 2022
Table 30 : European Smart Glass Market, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 31 : European Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 32 : European Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, Through 2022
Table 33 : Asia-Pacific Smart Glass Market, by Country, Through 2022
Table 34 : Asia-Pacific Smart Glass Market, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 35 : Asia-Pacific Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 36 : Asia-Pacific Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, Through 2022
Table 37 : South American Smart Glass Market, by Country, Through 2022
Table 38 : South American Smart Glass Market, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 39 : South American Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 40 : South American, Smart Glass Market by End-User Industry, Through 2022
Table 41 : Rest of the World Smart Glass Market, by Region, Through 2022
Table 42 : Rest of the World Smart Glass Market, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 43 : Rest of the World Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, Through 2022
Table 44 : Rest of the World Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, Through 2022
Table 45 : sahi Glass Co., Ltd.: Company Financials, 2014-2016
Table 46 : Products, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd
Table 47 : Developments, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd
Table 48 : Products, Clayton Glass Ltd
Table 49 : Developments, Clayton Glass Ltd
Table 50 : Products, Consolidated Armor Products
Table 51 : Products, DMDisplay
Table 52 : Products, Dream Glass Group
Table 53 : Products, EControl Glass GmbH & Co. KG
Table 54 : Products, Ficosa International
Table 55 : Developments, Ficosa International
Table 56 : Gentex Corp.: Company Financials, 2014-2016
Table 57 : Products, Gentex Corp.
Table 58 : Developments, Gentex Corp.
Table 59 : Products, Glass Apps LLC
Table 60 : Products, Guardian Industries LLC
Table 61 : Developments, Guardian Industries LLC
Table 62 : Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.: Company Financials, 2014-2016
Table 63 : Products, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd
Table 64 : Products, iGlass Technology Inc
Table 65 : Developments, Innovative Glass Corp
Table 66 : Products, Isoclima Spa
Table 67 : Products, Kinestral Technologies Inc
Table 68 : Developments, Kinestral Technologies Inc
Table 69 : Products, LTI Smart Glass Inc.
Table 70 : Developments, LTI Smart Glass Inc
Table 71 : Magna International, Company Financials, 2014-2016
Table 72 : Products, Magna International
Table 73 : Developments, Magna International
Table 74 : Murakami Corp., Company Financials, 2015-2017
Table 75 : Products, Murakami Corp
Table 76 : Nippon Sheet Glass, Company Financials, 2015-2017
Table 77 : Products, Nippon Sheet Glass
Table 78 : Developments, Nippon Sheet Glass
Table 79 : Products, Pleotint LLC
Table 80 : Developments, Pleotint LLC
Table 81 : Products, Polytronix Inc
Table 82 : Products, Pro Display
Table 83 : Products, Pulp Studio Inc
Table 84 : Products, Raven Window
Table 85 : Developments, Raven Window
Table 86 : Research Frontiers, Company Financials, 2014-2016
Table 87 : Products, Research Frontiers
Table 88 : Developments, Research Frontiers
Table 89 : Saint-Gobain, Company Financials, 2014-2016
Table 90 : Products, Saint-Gobain
Table 91 : Saint-Gobain, Developments
Table 92 : Products, Scienstry
Table 93 : Products, Smartglass International Ltd
Table 94 : Smartglass International Ltd., Developments
Table 95 : Products, Smart Glass Systems Inc
Table 96 : Products, SPD Control Systems
Table 97 : Products, View Inc
Table 98 : Developments, View Inc
Table 99 : Abbreviations Used in Smart Glass Market
List of Figures
Summary Figure A : Global Smart Glass Market, by Technology, 2016-2022
Summary Figure B : Global Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, 2016-2022
Summary Figure C : Global Smart Glass Market, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 1 : Cost Structure, by Industry Type, 2010
Figure 2 : Increasing Demand for Global Automotive Glass, 2009-2018e
Figure 3 : U.S. Energy Consumption, by Different Industries, 2015
Figure 4 : Energy Consumption in Construction Industry, by Type, 2015
Figure 5 : Trend in Asia-Pacific Glass Market, 2000-2025
Figure 6 : Global Smart Glass Market, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 7 : Global Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 8 : How Does Electrochromic Smart Glass Work
Figure 9 : Global Electrochromic (EC) Smart Glass Market, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 10 : How Does a Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) Smart Glass Work
Figure 11 : Global Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) Smart Glass Market, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 12 : How Does a Suspended Particles Devices (SPD) Smart Glass Work
Figure 13 : Global Suspended Particles Devices (SPD) Smart Glass Market, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 14 : Global Micro-Blind Smart Glass Market, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 15 : Global Photochromic Smart Glass Market, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 16 : Global Thermochromic Smart Glass Market, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 17 : Global Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, 2016-2022
Figure 18 : Global Smart Glass Market in Construction, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 19 : Global Smart Glass Market in Transportation and Aerospace, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 20 : Global Smart Glass Market in Electronics and Optoelectronics, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 21 : Global Smart Glass Market in Power Generation Plants, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 22 : Global Smart Glass Market in Other Products, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 23 : North American Smart Glass Market, by Country, 2016-2022
Figure 24 : North American Smart Glass Market, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 25 : North American Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 26 : North American Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, 2016-2022
Figure 27 : European Smart Glass Market, by Country, 2016-2022
Figure 28 : European Smart Glass Market, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 29 : European Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 30 : European Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, 2016-2022
Figure 31 : Asia-Pacific Smart Glass Market, by Country, 2016-2022
Figure 32 : Asia-Pacific Smart Glass Market, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 33 : Asia-Pacific Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 34 : Asia-Pacific Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, 2016-2022
Figure 35 : South American Smart Glass Market, by Country, 2016-2022
Figure 36 : South American Smart Glass Market, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 37 : South American Smart Glass Market Volume, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 38 : South American Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, 2016-2022
Figure 39 : Rest of the World Smart Glass Market, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 40 : Rest of the World Smart Glass Market, by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 41 : Rest of the World Smart Glass Market Volume by Technology, 2016-2022
Figure 42 : Rest of the World Smart Glass Market, by End-User Industry, 2016-2022
Figure 43 : Global Smart Glass Market, Porter’s Five Force Model
Figure 44 : Global Market Share for Smart Glass, by Company, 2016
Figure 45 : Global Strategies for Smart Glass, by Development Type, 2015-2018
Figure 46 : Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.: Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2016
Figure 47 : Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.: Revenue Share, by Region, 2016
Figure 48 : Gentex Corp.: Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2016
Figure 49 : Gentex Corp.: Revenue Share, by Geography, 2016
Figure 50 : Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.: Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2016
Figure 51 : Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.: Revenue Share, by Region, 2016
Figure 52 : Magna International, Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2016
Figure 53 : Magna International: Revenue Share, by Region, 2016
Figure 54 : Nippon Sheet Glass, Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2016
Figure 55 : Nippon Sheet Glass, Revenue Share, by Region, 2016
Figure 56 : Saint-Gobain, Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2016
Figure 57 : Saint-Gobain, Revenue Share, by Region, 2016

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