Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Hardware Forecast Update, 2019–2023: CY 4Q19

Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Hardware Forecast Update, 2019–2023: CY 4Q19

This IDC study provides an updated forecast for the worldwide augmented and virtual reality hardware market for the 2019–2023 period."The worldwide augmented and virtual reality markets are poised for strong and steady upward growth, and 2019 is the start of it," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Mobile Devices and AR/VR team. "A combination of driving forces, including next-generation head-mounted displays coming to market, a slowly warming enterprise market, and the general trend from tethered to standalone devices, will act as catalysts to market growth for the next several years. At the same time, this presents multiple players within the ecosystem new opportunities to explore and exploit."

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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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