Global Head Mounted Display (Helmet Mounted Display, Wearable Computing Glasses) Market 2015-2022

Jul 28, 2015, 10:12 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Head Mounted Display (Helmet Mounted Display, Wearable Computing Glasses) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2022" report to their offering.

North America accounted for the largest market revenue share in 2013, which can be attributed to growing preference for portable and wearable computing devices, especially in end-use verticals including defense, healthcare, and safety services. The Asia Pacific HMD market was valued at US$ 144.5 million in 2013, and is expected to be the fastest growing market in the coming years. Surging demand from consumer market, defense services, and medical practices is expected to drive demand in the region. With key advancements in display and computing technologies, the product (head mounted display) penetration is expected to gain momentum in the emerging economies during the latter half of forecast period. These advancements have extended the applications of head mounted displays to wide range of end-use verticals including medical practices, sports, automation, and consumer market among others.

Consumer market is expected to exhibit the fastest growth over the forecast period from 2014 to 2022. Advancements in display technologies with superior video capabilities like 3D view and high resolution is primarily responsible for the projected increase in demand for these devices. Defense services comprising military, navy, and air force was the largest end-use segment, accounting for around 73% of the total market revenue in 2013. In terms of product type, helmet mounted displays dominated the HMD market. However, wearable glass HMDs are expected to surpass helmet mounted displays in coming years owing to the inclination of users towards light weight head-worn display devices.

Major industry participants include BAE Systems Plc, Elbit Systems Ltd., Vuzix Corporation, eMagin Corporation, Sony Corporation, Kopin Corporation, Rockwell Collins, and Seiko Epson Corporation, among others.

Scope of the Report

Head Mounted Display Market, by End-use:

Defense- Air Force- Military- Navy

Consumer market

- Video gaming

- Augmented reality

- Virtual reality


- Automation

- Medical practices

- Safety practices

- Sports

- Others (Architectural Design, Commercial Aviation)

Head Mounted Display Market, by Product

- Helmet Mounted Display

- Wearable Computing Glasses

Head Mounted Display Market, by Components

- Goggles

- Relay Optics

- Control Unit

- Accessories

- Head Tracker

- Battery

- Computing

- Pico Projectors Technology

- Others

Head Mounted Display Market, by Application:

- Security

- Training and simulation

- Tracking

- Imaging

Companies Mentioned

- BAE Systems Plc

- Elbit Systems Ltd

- Google, Inc.

- Kopin Corporation

- NEC Corporation

- Oculus VR, LLC

- Rockwell Collins, Inc.

- Seiko Epson Corporation

- Sensics, Inc.

- Sony Corporation

- Thales Group

- Vuzix Corporation

- eMagin Corporation

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