Report Code: TIPRE00026610 | No. of Pages: 200 | Category: Electronics and Semiconductor | Status: Upcoming
A wearable display technology provides a visual interface between computing platforms such as smartphones and laptops and human being. Technological advancements have led to a rise in demand for innovative products, thereby contributing significantly to the wearable display technology market growth.
The wearable display technology came to light in 2000, at the time when Bluetooth headsets were launched. Further, in 2013, the unveiling of the Google Glass, an optical head-mounted display with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) features for capturing images, paved the way for the flourishment of this display technology.
Most of the key IT and technology companies, such as Amazon and Google, have shown interest in wearable display technology and introduced their version of displays. Following are the milestones that have supported the wearable display technology market:
The wearable display technology market is expected to pace up further with the use of smart wearable devices, and the rising adoption of AR and VR technologies in headsets, mobile devices, and flexible OLED displays. The wearable display technology benefits users through better viewing angles and sharp color contrast, which maximize the interest of viewers, especially the youth. Furthermore, there has been the introduction of IoT and 5G technology in the market, and the combination of these technologies with wearable displays will help the display manufacturers in further enhancing the user experience in the coming years. As a result, the wearable display technology market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18% during the forecast period of 2021-2028.
The primary market for wearable display technology is the wearable devices, which are estimated to reach more than 550 million device shipments annually by the end of 2020. Of these, more than 80–85 million are likely to be smart glasses. Enterprises from many industries are taking initiatives to promote the use of wearable/smart technology among their employees on a daily basis. The airlines industry is one such industry, wherein the use of wearable devices is recommended for effective peer-to-peer communication, security, customer data, flight operations, and aircraft maintenance. The medical industry is also encouraging the use of wearable display technology in patient checklists and patient medical history maintenance, documentation, and in emergency cases. In the automotive sector, wearable display products are being used for easing communications, production line checks, remote diagnostics, and training. Other industries such as customer service, military, heavy equipment, and consumer electronics are also encouraging the use of this display technology. These wearable displays can function as a phone whenever required by users.
The gadgets that are enabled with the wearable display technology have revolutionized the overall IT sector, which is another factor contributing to the growth of the wearable display Technology Market. This technology has also been having a revolutionary impact on the education, gaming, fashion, media, finance, and healthcare sectors.
Many companies have now entered in the market of mobile applications that are compatible with these wearable devices, as well as features such as answering voice commands, tapping, and gaming, which significantly impact user engagement.
The wearable display technology market has undergone several significant developments, and a few of these have been mentioned below:
The wearable display technology market is characterized by the presence of both large and startup companies, engaged in launching new products. The new entrants are entering in the market with investments or with partnerships. A few of the major players in the market include Vufine, Samsung Electronics, LG Display, Lumus, Truly Semiconductors, AU Optronics, Japan Display and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP.