Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Hardware Forecast Update, 2019–2023: CY 2Q19

Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Hardware Forecast Update, 2019–2023: CY 2Q19

This IDC study provides an updated forecast for the worldwide augmented and virtual reality hardware market for the 2019–2023 period."2019 marks a turning point for the worldwide AR/VR market," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Mobile Devices and AR/VR team. "Long-awaited product refreshes, continued momentum from both emerging and veteran companies, and new silicon solutions will offer improved experiences to end users. Meanwhile, we anticipate continued warming reception for AR/VR devices from both consumers and commercial users. Altogether, this leads to a steadily growing market across our forecast horizon."

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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
Consumer and Commercial Interest
Maturing Silicon Technologies
Availability of Software
Inhibitors
High Cost of Hardware
Competition from Other Devices
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Methodology
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