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Smart Glass Market by Technology (SPD, Electrochromic, PDLC, Thermochromic), Application (Architecture, Transportation, Solar Power Generation, Electronics & Others), & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast to 2020

Smart Glass Market by Technology (SPD, Electrochromic, PDLC, Thermochromic), Application (Architecture, Transportation, Solar Power Generation, Electronics & Others), & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast to 2020

“Optimal energy saving is driving the smart glass market”
The smart glass market is expected to reach USD 5.81 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 19.5% between 2015 and 2020. Global energy demand continues to grow despite the historical high prices and mounting concerns over the energy security. Improving the energy efficiency of homes, businesses, schools, government buildings, and industries is imperative and inevitable to address the energy supply and demand. Switching to smart windows makes a huge difference in the overall energy consumption. Smart windows are made of smart glass regulate the amount of light passing through them depending on the time of the day. As a result, these windows with smart glass can switch from being translucent to transparent without consuming a large amount of energy.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, by using smart glass, the energy consumption can be reduced by almost 40%. This energy saving property of the smart glass is a driving force for the smart glass market.

“Robust demand for smart glass in premium automotive sector during the forecast period”
Smart glass is ideal for automobile, aviation, and any other transportation applications where heat and glare control are desired. In the automotive sector, smart glass is used in applications such as rear view mirrors, windows, sun roofs, and windshields. Smart glass provides protection from harmful UV rays, glare protection, and helps to control heat inside the vehicle and saves energy.

Europe is the largest market for smart glass as it is the manufacturing hub for premium automobiles. Manufacturers such as Mercedes, BMW, and Audi have partnered with smart glass licensee—Reseach Frontiers, Inc. (U.S.)—to use its innoavtive smart glass for enhancing the performance and aesthetic value of its automobiles.

The APAC region is expected to grow the highest in the automotive application of smart glass during the forecast period. Asahi Glass Company in March 2014 launched its smart window named WONDERLITE being used in Japanese test rail which uses the SPD technology licensed by Research Frontiers Inc. Recently, Ford partnered with Research Frontiers to use its SPD technology for their electronically dimmable sunroofs.

In the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and sub-segments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews were conducted with key people. Break-up of profile of primary participants is given below as:

By Company Type: Tier 1 – 35 %, Tier 2 – 40% and Tier 3 – 25%
By Designation: C-level – 35%, Director level – 25%, Others – 40%
By Region: North America – 43%, Europe – 19%, APAC – 29%, RoW – 9%

Due to rise in the demand for energy-efficient solutions and emerging green building concept, the smart glass market finds huge opportunity to expand in the next five years.

The various key market players profiled in the report are as follows:
SAGE Electrochromics (U.S.)
Research Frontiers, Inc. (U.S.)
View, Inc. (U.S.)
AGC, Ltd. (Japan),
PPG Industries (U.S.)
Gentex Corp. (U.S.)
Hitachi Chemicals Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Glass Apps. (U.S.)
Pleotint, LLC (U.S.)
RavenBrick LLC (U.S.)
Scienstry Inc. (U.S.), SmartGlass International Ltd. (Ireland)
SPD Control System Corporation (U.S.).

The report would help the companies in this market in the following ways:
The report segments the smart glass market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the sub-segments across the different verticals and regions.
The report helps stakeholders to understand the pulse of the market and provides them information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.
This report would help stakeholders to understand the competitors better and gain more insights to enhance their position in the business.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKETS SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
    • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • LIMITATION
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • DEMAND ANALYSIS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
      • ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SMART GLASS MARKET
    • HIGH GROWTH OPPORTUNITES FOR APAC IN SMART GLASS MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD
    • MARKET FOR ELECTROCHROMICS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE
    • TRANSPORTATION APPLICATION HELD THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE SMART GLASS MARKET
    • ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET, BY APPLICATION AND REGION
    • APAC EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE IN THE SMART GLASS MARKET
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • SMART GLASS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY
      • SMART GLASS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
      • SMART GLASS MARKET, BY REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table RISE IN ECO FRIENDLY/ GREEN BUILDINGS ACROSS THE GLOBE PROPELLING THE GROWTH OF THE SMART GLASS MARKET
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table PERFORMANCE & DURABILITY ISSUES AND HIGH COST PREMIUMS EXPECTED TO RESTRAIN THE GROWTH OF THE SMART GLASS MARKET
      • OPPORTUNITIES
        • Table TAPPING THE POTENTIAL AVENUES WILL GENERATE NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE SMART GLASS MARKET
      • CHALLENGE
        • Table HIGH INVESTMENT REQUIRED FOR MANUFACTURING AND R&D IS THE MAJOR CHALLENGE FOR THE SMART GLASS MARKET
      • WINNING IMPERATIVES
        • Table PARTNERSHIP & FUNDING- THE MAJOR WINNING IMPERATIVES FOR THE SMART GLASS MARKET
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VENDOR LANDSCAPE
      • TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPERS/ FILM SUPPLIERS
      • SMART GLASS FABRICATORS / DISTRIBUTORS
      • SMART GLASS CUSTOMERS
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • PRICING ANALYSIS
    • PATENT ANALYSIS
    • KEY PLAYERS INVOLVED IN THE GLOBAL SMART GLASS MARKET
      • Table SOME OF THE PROMINENT PLAYERS IN THE SMART GLASS MARKET
    • INDUSTRY TRENDS
      • Table IOT, RECOVERING CONSTRUCTION SECTOR, AND EVOLVING AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE SMART GLASS MARKET
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • Table QUANTIFICATION OF THE PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • DEGREE OF COMPETITION
  • SMART GLASS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table GLOBAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (MILLION UNITS)
    • FUTURE TRENDS - TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS
      • TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS
    • COMPARISON OF TECHNOLOGIES
      • Table SMART GLASS CHARECTERSTICS, BY TECHNOLOGY
    • ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION OF SMART GLASS
      • Table TRANSFORMER DETAILS FOR SMART GLASS PANEL
    • LOW-E GLASS
    • ACTIVE GLASS
      • SUSPENDED PARTICLE DEVICE GLASS
        • Table SPD GLASS PRODUCT SPECIFICATION
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY ARCHITECTURAL APPPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ( USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY TRANSPORTATION APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR ARCHITECTURAL APPLCIATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR TRANSPORTATION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020, (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR RAIL APPLICATION, BY REGION , 2018-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR AVIATION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPD SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR MARINE APPLICATION, BY REGION , 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • ELECTROCHROMIC GLASS
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE ,BY TRANSPORTATION APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY TRANSPORTATION APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR RAIL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2018-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR AVIATION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ELECTROCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR MARINE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • LIQUID CRYSTALS (LCS)/POLYMER DISPERSES LIQUID CRYSTALS (PDLCS) GLASS
        • Table LC PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY TRANSPORTATION APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR TRANSPORTATION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLAS MARKET SIZE FOR RAIL APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2018-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR AVIATION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LIQUID CRYSTAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR MARINE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • MICRO-BLINDS
        • Table MICRO-BLINDS SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MICRO-BLINDS SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • NANOCRYSTALS
    • PASSIVE GLASS
      • PHOTOCHROMIC GLASS
        • Table TECHNOLOGICAL CHALLENGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF PHOTOCHROMIC GLASS
        • Table PHOTOCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table PHOTOCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION (USD MILLION)
      • THERMOCHROMIC GLASS
        • Table THERMOCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table THERMOCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table THERMOCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY ARCHITECTURAL APLLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table THERMOCHROMIC SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL APLLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • SMART GLASS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ARCHITECTURAL
      • Table SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR ARCHITECTURE APPLICATIONS, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • COMMERCIAL
      • RESIDENTIAL
    • TRANSPORTATION
      • Table SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR TRANSPORTATION APPLICATIONS, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • AUTOMOTIVE
      • BUS/RAIL
      • AEROSPACE
      • MARINE
    • POWER GENERATION PLANT (SOLAR)
      • Table SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR POWER GENERATION PLANT (SOLAR) APPLICATION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ELECTRONICS & OTHERS
    • OTHERS
      • GOVERNMENT
      • MUSEUM ARTWORK EXPOSITION
      • SUNGLASS
        • Table SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE FOR ELECTRONICS AND OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • CASE STUDY
    • CASE STUDY - SMART WINDOWS: BOEING 787 DREAMLINER
      • INTRODUCTION TO "SMART GLASS" TECHNOLOGY
      • COMPARISON OF "ACTIVE SMART GLASS" AND "PASSIVE SMART GLASS TECHNOLOGY"
        • Table COMPARISON OF ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SMART GLASS TECHNOLOGY
      • SMART WINDOWS : BOEING'S COMMERCIAL AVIATION APPLICATION
      • INTEGRATION OF DIMMABLE WINDOWS IN BOEING 787 DREAMLINER
      • KEY PLAYERS CONTRIBUTION- DREAMLINER SMART WINDOW PROJECT
      • ANALYSIS
  • SMART GLASS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • APAC
      • Table APAC: SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table APAC: SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ROW
      • Table ROW: SMART GLASS MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • KEY PLAYERS IN THE SMART GLASS MARKET, 2014
      • Table SMART GLASS MARKET: KEY PLAYERS, 2014
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
      • EXPANSIONS
        • Table EXPANSIONS
      • AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, CONTRACTS, &PARTNERSHIPS
        • Table AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, CONTRACTS, &PARTNERSHIPS
      • ACQUISITION
        • Table ACQUISITION
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • SAGE ELECTROCHROMICS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • RESEARCH FRONTIERS INCORPORATED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • VIEW INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • PPG INDUSTRIES
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ASAHI GLASS CO. LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • GENTEX CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • HITACHI CHEMICAL CO. LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • GLASS APPS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • PLEOTINT, LLC
      • BUISNESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • RAVENBRICK LLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SCIENSTRY INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
    • SMARTGLASS INTERNATIONAL LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • SPD CONTROL SYSTEM CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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