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Smart Glasses

Smart Glasses

Consumer, Enterprise & Healthcare 2013-2018

Publisher: Juniper Research
Date Published: 12/11/2013
Category: Handsets & Devices
No of Pages: 43
Coverage: Global ~ Split by 8 key regions
 

Overview

•    Future of Smart Glasses
•    Adoption & Trend Analysis
•    Sector-by-Sector Market Forecasts

Key Features of the Report

Juniper’s new report provides a definitive analysis of the new game-changing next generation device, Smart Glasses. This unique report evaluates the development of the mobile ecosystem guiding smart glasses, introducing the concept of smart wearables and wireless accessories which is central to this report. Customers can also purchase the accompanying IFxl (Interactive Forecast Excel).

This highly anticipated report provides an assessment of the key trends, drivers and constraints across the emerging smart glasses segment, together with regional analyses and forecasts on a sector-by-sector basis.

Market Forecasts

This new market study includes a 27 page forecast chapter, containing 12 charts and data tables, split by eight key regions. The benchmark forecasts on smart glasses are provided for three key sectors: Consumer, Enterprise and Healthcare.

The forecasts within the report give an indication of the relative strength of the smart glasses segment, by setting out top level forecasts for the number of devices shipped, installed base and the retail market value over the next five years.

The Smart Glasses IFxl 2013-2018

Customers can also purchase an IFxl (Interactive Forecast Excel), comprising 25 tables and more than ‘2,000’ data points, including additional forecast sets, and providing readers with a consummate understanding of the current and potential market for smart glasses. These additional forecasts include adoption levels and device pricing along with smart wearable devices in use within consumer, enterprise and healthcare sectors. Country level forecasts are provided for Canada, China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, UK and US.

 

Table of Contents

1. Smart Glasses: Next Generation Wearable

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Report Scope
1.3 Terminology
1.3.1 Smart Wireless Accessories
1.3.2 App-enabled Accessories or ‘Appcessories’
1.3.3 Smart Wireless Ecosystem
Figure 1.1: Smart Wireless Ecosystem Elements
1.3.4 Smart Wearable Devices
Figure 1.2: Smart Wearable Device Segments
Figure 1.3: Smart Wireless Accessories and Smart Wearables Overlap
1.3.5 Smart Glasses
Figure 1.4: Google Project Glass
1.4 The Evolution of Smart Glasses
1.4.1 The Smartphone Ecosystem
1.4.2 Wearables 1.0
Figure 1.5: Mann's ‘WearComp’ invention from WearComp2 to WearComp7
1.4.3 Google Glass Project
Figure 1.6: Project Glass
1.5 Smart Glasses Patents
1.5.1 Google’s Wearable Patents
Figure 1.7: Google Wearable Device Patents
1.5.2 Apple’s Wearable Patents
Figure 1.8: Apple’s Wearable Display Patent
1.5.3 Sony’s Wearable Patents
Figure 1.9: Sony’s Communication Device
1.5.4 Olympus’ MEG 4.0 Prototype
Figure 1.10: Olympus MEG 4.0 Prototype
1.5.5 Microsoft Smart Glasses Patents
Figure 1.11: Microsoft AR Glasses Patent
1.6 Case Study: Google GLΛSS
Figure 1.12: Google Glass
1.7 Case Study: Vuzix
Figure 1.13: Vuzix Video Eyewear & Smart Glasses

2. Smart Glasses Market Dynamics

2.1 Mobile Ecosystem Trends
2.1.1 The Smartphone Market
Figure 2.1: Smartphone Penetration of Total Handsets in Selected Countries (%) 2013-2018
i. Device Convergence
Figure 2.2: Technology Industry Convergence
ii. Hardware
2.1.2 Suitability for Peripherals
2.1.3 Apps
2.2 Market Drivers
Figure 2.3: Wearable Device Drivers
2.2.1 Wearables are the ‘Next Big Thing’
2.2.2 The Connected Trend
2.2.3 The Decreasing Size of Technology
2.2.4 Improving Wireless Connectivity
2.2.5 Increasing Technological Awareness and New Emerging Services: AR and LBS
2.2.6 Predictive Analytics & Big Data
2.3 Market Constraints
2.3.1 Privacy
2.3.2 Personal Information
2.3.3 Consumer Safety
2.3.4 Consumers Fear Spam & Data Security
2.3.5 The Reach of Wearables
2.3.6 Image Recognition Limitations
2.3.7 Battery Life
2.4 Market Trends & Recent Developments
2.4.1 Next-Gen Wearables: Going Mainstream?
2.4.2 Recent Developments
i. Google Glass 2.0
ii. Intel invests in wearable technology
iii. Oculon announces low-cost option

3. The Market for Smart Glasses: Methodology & Forecasts

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Forecast Steps
3.2.1 Analysis of the Current Market
3.2.2 Smartphone Penetration
3.2.3 Evaluation of Business Model and Company Prospects
3.3 Forecast Methodology
3.3.1 Smart Glasses Forecast Methodology
Figure 3.1: Smart Glasses Forecast Methodology
3.4 Smart Glasses Market Forecast Summary
3.4.1 Smart Glasses Installed Base & Shipment Forecasts
Figure 3.2: Global Number of Smart Glasses Installed Base per Annum (m)  Split by Device Segment 2013-2018
Table 3.1: Global Number of Smart Wearable Devices in Use per Annum (m)  Split by Device Segment 2013-2018
Figure 3.3 & Table 3.2: Global Number of Smart Glasses Shipped per Annum (m) Split by Device Segment 2013-2018
3.4.2 Smart Glasses Hardware Revenue Forecasts
Figure 3.4 & Table 3.3: Retail Market Value of Smart Glasses ($m) Shipped Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
3.5 Smart Glasses Segment Forecasts
3.5.1 Consumer Segment Forecasts: In Use, Shipments & Market Value
Figure 3.5 & Table 3.4: Number of Consumer Smart Glasses (m) Installed Base per Annum Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
Figure 3.6 & Table 3.5: Number of Consumer Smart Glasses (m) Shipped per Annum Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
Figure 3.7 & Table 3.6: Retail Market Value of Consumer Smart Glasses ($m) Shipped Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
3.4.2 Enterprise Segment Forecasts: In Use, Shipments & Market Value
Figure 3.8 & Table 3.7: Number of Enterprise Smart Glasses (m) Installed Base per Annum Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
Figure 3.9 & Table 3.8: Number of Enterprise Smart Glasses (m) Shipped per Annum Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
Figure 3.10 & Table 3.9: Retail Market Value of Enterprise Smart Glasses ($m) Shipped per Annum Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
3.4.3 Healthcare Segment Forecasts: In Use, Shipments & Market Value
Figure 3.11 & Table 3.10: Number of Healthcare Smart Glasses (m) Installed Base per Annum Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
Figure 3.12 & Table 3.11: Number of Healthcare Smart Glasses (m) Shipped per Annum Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018
Figure 3.13 & Table 3.12: Retail Market Value of Healthcare Smart Glasses ($m) Shipped  Split by 8 Key Regions 2013-2018

Companies Referenced

AdMob, AdSense, AdWords, Android Police, Apple, Baidu, BBC, Beats Audio, BestBuy, BiTE interactive, BlackBerry, Blogger, CAST (Centre for Creative and Social Technology), Crunch Base, Facebook, Forbes, Foxconn, Google, Infologix, Intel, ION, iZettle, Jawbone, JBL, Kickstarter, Lumus, Meta, Metaio, Microsoft, MiKandi, MIT, Motorola, Nike, Nintendo, Nokia, NTT Docomo, Oculon, Olympus, Osterhout Design Group, PatentBolt, Philips, Picasa, Rackspace, Recon, Rockwell, Samsung, SAP, Seiko, SITA Labs, Sony, TechRadar, The New York Times, The Verge, UK Department of Transport, US PTO (US Patent and Trademark Office), Verizon, ViA, Vuzix, YouGov, YouTube.

Extra Info

‡ 8 key regions includes:
North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East

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  • How many smart glasses will be shipped over the next five years?
  • What will be the market opportunity for smart glasses by 2018?
  • What are the barriers to deployment for smart glasses from a social and technological perspective?
  • How can next generation smart glasses achieve critical mass?
  • How will adoption levels for smart glasses change following the emergence of major vendors apart from Google?
  • How will the pricing models for smart glasses develop over the next five years?
  • What are the primary drivers behind wearable computing and the adoption of smart glasses

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