Global Virtual Reality Market in Healthcare Sector 2015-2019
About virtual reality
Virtual reality is a technology that allows a user to interact with a three-dimensional, computer-simulated environment. The main type of equipment used in virtual reality are visual devices, using either a computer screen or special stereoscopic displays; however, there are devices such as head-mounted display that provide sound for a wholesome experience. It is used in a wide variety of applications ranging from healthcare, gaming devices, public entertainment, prototype creation to military exercises.
A virtual reality system can be classified into the following:
Non-immersive virtual reality system
Semi-immersive virtual reality system
Immersive virtual reality system
Technavio's analysts forecast the global virtual reality market in healthcare to grow at a CAGR of 19.37% over the period 2014-2019.
Covered in this report
Technavio's report, Global Virtual Reality Market in Healthcare 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, APAC, and EMEA; it also covers the landscape of the global virtual reality market in healthcare and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.Key regions
WorldVizOther prominent vendors
VisciraKey market driver
Shortage of healthcare professionals
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Hardware and software issues
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Mergers and acquisitions
For a full, detailed list, view our reportKey questions answered in this report
What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be
What are the key market trends
What is driving this market
What are the challenges to market growth
Who are the key vendors in this market space
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report Global Virtual reality in Healthcare 2015-2019
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Virtual reality in Healthcare: DeepStream VR, EON Reality, Virtalis, VirtaMed, Vuzix and WorldViz
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: ALife Studios, Hologic, Laster Technologies, Mimic Technologies and Viscira
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavios team said: Rapid technological advancements, evolving industry standards, and the high growth potential of VR in healthcare are encouraging companies to enter the market. These companies are focusing on providing a new experience and a better understanding of human anatomy to healthcare professionals by introducing innovative VR applications.
According to the report, governments around the world are providing financial incentive to hospitals to provide citizens with access to better medical care and offer safer, more efficient healthcare services. This will drive the demand for efficient medical training, resulting in increased adoption of simulation-based training.
Further, the report states that VR is still a highly technical and sophisticated tool. Lack of knowledge regarding VR and its benefits is hindering acceptance among many healthcare institutions. In addition, VR simulation is a complex, time-consuming process that some healthcare professionals are hesitant to adopt. VR in healthcare applications also requires extensive technical support and regular maintenance.
DeepStream VR, EON Reality, Virtalis, VirtaMed, Vuzix, WorldViz, ALife Studios, Hologic, Laster Technologies, Mimic Technologies, Viscira