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Virtual & Augmented Reality in Oil & Gas - Thematic Research

Virtual & Augmented Reality in Oil & Gas - Thematic Research

Summary

Alternative reality - which encompasses virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) - could become the next big computing platform. In VR, the user is immersed in an entirely artificial world. In AR, the user sees the real world overlaid with digital data.

In 2017, VR/AR headsets were shipped at an increased rate compared to 2016, with several consumer VR headsets launching in 2017 to help drive this, and it was a banner year for mobile AR application programming interface (API) frameworks. Yet, AR is where much of the action is likely to be over the next two to five years. Imagine wearing a pair of glasses with the computing power and functionality of your smartphone, activated by your voice, which recognizes what you see, where you are, and the context in which you require information.

Over the next five years, VR/AR apps will transform numerous industries from e-commerce to social media to publishing to manufacturing design, increasing productivity and creating new ways of working, playing, and shopping. AR is likely to revolutionize specific vertical industries within the enterprise market in the near future, while VR depends on the apps in development.

Scope

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PLAYERS
TRENDS
Macroeconomic trends
Technology trends
Media trends
Virtual & augmented reality trends in oil & gas
VALUE CHAIN
Semiconductors
Components
Headsets
Platforms
Applications and content
INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
Competitor Landscape
M&A
Timeline
Case Study: Impact of AR on Apple
IMPACT OF VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY ON THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY
Virtual and augmented reality in the Oil & Gas sector
Oil & gas case studies
Key recommendations for IT vendors
COMPANIES SECTION
Public tech companies
Private technology companies
Oil & gas companies
TECHNOLOGY BRIEFING
Virtual reality
Augmented reality
Mixed reality
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