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Shipments of AR, VR headsets to grow at 58% CAGR until 2021

Monday 19 June 2017 | 16:59 CET | News
Dedicated AR and VR headsets collectively are expected to grow at a very strong pace from just under 10 million units in 2016 to just shy of 100 million units in 2021, with a 5-year CAGR of 57.7 percent, according to recent forecast data from IDC. VR headsets have led much of the device volume to date. Within that category, screenless viewers (VR headsets powered by a smartphone), which are the cheapest available form factor, have been leading the charge. The second half of 2016 saw a ramp up in volume from three highly publicised VR device products - the Sony PlayStation VR, the HTC Vive,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Facebook / HTC / Oculus / Sony
Countries: World
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