Global smart glasses market to reach 10 mln units by 2016

Thursday 25 April 2013 | 15:12 CET | News
Initiated by the arrival of Google Glass and magnified by Google's efforts to promote application development for the product, the global market for smart glasses could amount to almost 10 million units from 2012 through 2016, according to IHS. Shipments of smart glasses may rise to as high as 6.6 million units in 2016, up from just 50,000 in 2012, for a total of 9.4 million units for the five-year period, according to an upside forecast from IMS Research, now part of IHS. Growth this year will climb 150 percent to 124,000 shipments, mostly driven by sales to developers. Expansion will begin

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / IHS
Countries: World
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