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Global Virtual Retinal Display Market 2016-2020

About Global Virtual Retinal Display Market

VRD, also called as retinal scan display (RSD), is a display technology that uses power laser beam as a light source, which is projected onto the retina of the user. The VRD scans the images on the retina of the user to display images in real-time.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global virtual retinal display market to grow at a CAGR of 3.64% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global virtual retinal display market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the shipment of VRD devices for VR and augmented reality (AR) applications.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Virtual Retinal Display Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Avegant
  • MicroVision
Market driver
  • Advantages over other display technologies
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Lack of awareness of VRD
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increase in crowdfunding
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Virtual Retinal Display Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global virtual retinal display market: Avegant and MicroVision.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “AR will be one of the major applications of VRD. As the VRD can produce bright images, it is more advantageous in the daylight when compared to other AR devices, which have displays such as Microsoft HoloLens. For task enhancement, AR applications display the images in the real world. The images move with the movement of the user in augmented vision.”

According to the report, presence of wide range of application areas of AR and VR such as marketing and advertising, tourism, gaming, sports, and entertainment, healthcare, education and training, e-commerce, real estate, and military to drive growth in the global virtual retinal display market.

Further, the report states that the awareness of and knowledge about VRD is limited to a small customer base, as Avegant Glyph is the only product that has been commercialized yet. VRD will take a lot of time to gain attention among VR and AR device manufacturers. Also, it is priced high when compared to other VR devices, which again will hinder its adoption and popularity.

Companies Mentioned

Avegant, MicroVision.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Currency conversion rates
      • Table Key regions
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Display with screen
      • Table Types of display
    • Screenless display
      • Table Digital holography opportunities in display industry
      • Table Market summary
  • VR, AR, and VRD
    • VR
      • Table Components of VR system
      • Table Popular HMDs for gaming segment
      • Table VR in gaming: Value chain analysis
      • Table VR timeline
    • AR
      • Table Current and future value chain scenario
    • VRD
      • Table Comparison of pixel-based display and VRD
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global VRD market segmentation
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global VRD market 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Global VRD market geographical segmentation 2015-2020 (% share)
    • Table Global VRD market geographical segmentation 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Americas
      • Table VRD market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • EMEA
      • Table VRD market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • APAC
      • Table VRD market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
    • Advantages over other display technologies
    • Wide range of applications
    • Connectable to all devices with HDMI ports
      • Table Average annual growth rate of HDMI-enabled devices 2016-2020
      • Table Unit shipments of devices and average number of HDMI ports per device 2015
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Lack of awareness of VRD
    • Increased popularity of VR and AR devices with screen
    • High chances of causing motion sickness
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increase in crowdfunding
    • Emerging applications
    • High scope in AR devices
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Avegant
    • MicroVision
  • Will VRD be useful?
    • Optimistic scenario
    • Pessimistic scenario
      • Table Comparison of growth rate for both optimistic and pessimistic scenario 2016-2020
      • Table Growth of VRD-based devices by different parameters for both optimistic and pessimistic scenario 2016-2020
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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