According to the IDC forecast, in 2021 supplies headsets, augmented and virtual reality will approach 100 million units
Experts of the analytical company IDC has tried to predict the development of the market of headsets and augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in the coming years. According to their estimates, last year was shipped 10.1 million of these devices, and in 2021 the supply of AR and VR headsets made 99,4 million units, an increase of almost tenfold. These indicators correspond to average annual growth of 58% over five years.
According to analysts, in this period, the share of headsets for commercial use will increase from 20.1% to 38.5%. This means that the average annual growth in this segment will be 80%.
The share of consumer headsets, respectively, will be reduced from the current 79,9% to 61.5%. These indicators correspond to average annual growth of 49.9%.