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Global Head-Mounted Displays Market 2014-2018

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Head-mounted Displays Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.
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The analysts forecast the Global Head-mounted Displays market to grow at a CAGR of 68.2 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of head-mounted displays in the Consumer Electronics sector. The Global Head-mounted Displays market has also been witnessing the increasing number of augmented reality products. However, the high ownership cost of head-mounted displays could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

The report, the Global Head-mounted Displays Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Head-mounted Displays market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Augmented reality refers to the virtual view of a physical environment, which is done by augmenting reality through computer-generated sensory inputs. These inputs, later fed into the computer, are in the form of sound, video, graphics, or GPS data (GPS data maps the real-world environment). Head-mounted displays, head-up displays, and Google glasses are some examples of augmented reality products. The increase in the number of augmented reality products is one of the major factors contributing to the growth of this market.

According to the report, one of the major drivers in this market is the increasing adoption of head-mounted displays in the Consumer Electronics sector. Over the years, head-mounted displays have emerged as effective gaming devices, as they introduce gamers to a whole new experience, entirely different from conventional gaming. This is also one of the major factors leading to the increased adoption of head-mounted displays.

Further, the report states that one of the key challenges in the market is the high ownership cost of head-mounted displays. The unit cost of head-mounted displays plays a critical role in their adoption in the Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, and Sports sectors. The high cost of head-mounted displays is likely to lead to the slow adoption of such displays, affecting the growth prospects of the market.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Market Segmentation by End-users

08. Geographical Segmentation

09. Buying Criteria

10. Market Growth Drivers

11. Drivers and their Impact

12. Market Challenges

13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

14. Market Trends

15. Trends and their Impact

16. Vendor Landscape

17. Key Vendor Analysis

18. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • BAE Systems plc
  • Elbit Systems Ltd.
  • Google Inc.
  • Kopin Corp.
  • Liteye Systems Inc.
  • NVIS Inc.
  • Recon Instruments
  • Rockwell Collins Inc.
  • Seiko Epson Corp.
  • Sensics inc.
  • Silicon Micro Display Inc.
  • Sony Corp.
  • Thales Group.
  • Trivisio Prototyping GmbH
  • Vuzix Corp.
  • eMagin Corp.

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