Surface Computing Market by Type, Vision, Application and by Region - Global Forecast to 2020 for the $25+ Billion Industry

Jul 29, 2015, 09:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Surface Computing Market by Type, Vision, Application and by Region - Global Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.

The surface computing market is estimated to reach $26,206.29 Million by 2020, at a CAGR of 36.57% between 2015 and 2020

The flat display segment accounts for the major share of the market. This segment accounted for a market share of 92% in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 35.06% between 2015 and 2020. However, with the market for curved surface computers is expected to grow at a high CAGR of 49% between 2015 and 2020. The market for three dimensional based surface computing systems is expected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 43.14% between 2015 and 2020.

A surface computer comprises a table shape computer which interacts with the user through the surface of an ordinary object, thereby eliminating the use of a monitor and keyboard. It is a tabletop computer which enables multi-touch and multiple user interaction at the same time. There is an increase in demand for the surface computing technology as it enables multiple users to access the device simultaneously.

Surface computing devices are finding applications in various sectors such as automotive, education, entertainment, financial services, government, healthcare, hospitality, and retail. The market for such devices in applications including hospitality, education, entertainment, and retail is expected to witness a high growth rate between 2015 and 2020. However, the major market share is held by hospitality and retail applications of surface computing devices.

This report describes the market drivers, restraints and challenges for the market and forecasts the market between 2015 and 2020, in addition to segmenting it on the basis of type, vision, application, and region. The factors driving the surface computing market include the usage of a natural user interface (NUI) which enables a user friendly interaction, and adoption in large-scale applications

The report also includes the segmentation of the said market based on region, which includes North America, Europe, APAC, and RoW. APAC is expected to be the fastest-growing market for surface computing devices and is projected to register a CAGR of 42.27% between 2015 and 2020. North America is the largest market for surface computing devices and accounted for the highest market share of -40% in 2014; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 36.08% between 2015 and 2020.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insight - Surface Computing Market

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Market Analysis, By Type

8 Market Analysis, By Vision

9 Market Analysis, By Application

10 Region Analysis

11 Competitive Landscape

12 Company Profiles

- 3M Co.
- Apple Inc.
- Eyefactive GmbH
- Ideum Inc.
- Microsoft Corporation
- Nvision Solutions Inc.
- Planar Systems Inc.
- Sensytouch, Inc
- Touchmagix Media Private Limited
- Vertigo Systems GmbH

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