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Smart Glass Market by Technology (SPD, Electrochromic, PDLC, Thermochromic), Application (Architecture, Transportation, Solar Power Generation, Electronics & Others), & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast to 2020

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: December 2015
Report Code: SE 2552

 

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The smart glass market is expected to witness commercialization in the coming years because of the various factors facilitating the market such as increased adoption of green building standards, trends related to improving energy efficiency, and so on. Design trends in the industries such as automobile and architecture are indicating a greater use of smart glass in the coming future. The base year considered for this research study is 2014 and the market size has been estimated between 2015 and 2020. The overall market for smart glass is expected to reach USD 5.81 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 19.5% between 2015 and 2020.  The smart glass market in the report has been segmented on the basis of technology (SPD, electrochromic, PDLC, thermochromic, photochromic, micro-blinds and nanocrystals), application (architectural, transportation, solar power generation, and consumer & others), and region.

Major players of the smart glass ecosystem have been identified across region. The offerings, distribution channel, regional presence of these players have been understood through in-depth discussions. To find out the overall market size, number of shipments and average selling price were used. Additionally, top down and bottom up approaches were used to estimate the sizes of other individual markets by using percentage splits from secondary and primary research. The entire process includes the study of the annual and financial reports of the top market players and extensive interview of key insights from industry leaders, such as CEOs, VPs, directors, and marketing executives. The figure below shows the break-down of the primaries on the basis of company, designation, and region, of the research study.

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This report takes a close look at the smart glass market, providing a holistic outlook on market dynamics, industry trends, and supply & demand. The study aims at providing granular information regarding estimates and forecasts for the smart glass market segments. This report is based on an extensive research study of the smart glass market and aims at identifying the entire market and all its sub-segments through extensively detailed classifications. The demand for smart glass is expected to grow significantly and gain importance across various domains. The APAC region is expected to be the fastest-growing market during the forecast period.

Some of the key players in this industry include, SAGE Electrochromics (U.S.), Research Frontiers, Inc. (U.S.), View, Inc. (U.S.), AGC, Ltd. (Japan), PPG Industries (U.S.), Gentex Corp. (U.S.), Hitachi Chemicals Co. Ltd. (Japan), Glass Apps. (U.S.), Pleotint, LLC  (U.S.), RavenBrick LLC  (U.S.), Scienstry Inc. (U.S.), SmartGlass International Ltd. (Ireland), and SPD Control System Corporation (U.S.).

Target audience for this report:

  • Smart Glass Manufacturers
  • Building material suppliers
  • Switchable (metal oxide) film manufacturers
  • Dimmable/smart glass film manufacturers
  • Aerospace, automotive glass industry players
  • Architects and building owners
  • Smart glass related technology investors
  • Advanced glass and film technology researchers and developers

Scope of the Report

Smart Glass Market, By Technology

  • Low E-Glasses
  • Active Glasses
    • Suspended Particle Device Glass
    • Electrochromic Glass
    • Liquid Crystal/ Polymer Disperse Liquid Crystal Glass
    • Micro-Blinds
    • Nanocrystal Glass
  • Passive Glasses
    • Photochromic Glass
    • Thermochromic Glass

Smart Glass Market, By Application

  • Architectural  
    • Commercial
    • Residential
  • Transportation
    • Automotive
    • Bus/Rail
    • Aerospace
    • Marine
  • Power Generation Plant
    • Solar
  • Electronics
  • Others
    • Government
    • Museum Artwork Exposition
    • Sunglasses

Smart Glass Market, By Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • APAC
    • China
    • Japan
    • South-Korea
    • Others
  • RoW

Available Customizations:

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Product Analysis

  • Product matrix which gives a detailed comparison of product portfolio of each company

Geographic Analysis

  • Further breakdown of the North America smart glass market
  • Further breakdown of the Europe smart glass market

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players

Table of Content

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Markets Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
    1.4 Years Considered for the Study
    1.5 Currency
    1.6 Limitation
    1.7 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
    2.2 Demand Analysis
           2.2.1 Introduction
           2.2.2 Demand-Side Analysis
                    2.2.2.1 Rise in the Automotive Industry is Driving the Growth for Smart Glass Market
                    2.2.2.2 Increasing Market for Green Building Construction
    2.3 Market Size Estimation
           2.3.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.3.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.4 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.5 Research Assumptions and Limitations
           2.5.1 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 30)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 35)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Smart Glass Market
    4.2 High Growth Opportunites for APAC Smart Glass During the Forecast Period
    4.3 Market for Electrochromics Expected to Grow at the Highest Growth Rate
    4.4 Transportation Application Held the Largest Market in the Smart Glass Market
    4.5 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market, By Application  and Region
    4.6 APAC Expected to Grow at the Highest Rate in the Smart Glass Market

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 41)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 Smart Glass Market, By Technology
           5.2.2 Smart Glass Market, By Application
           5.2.3 Smart Glass Market, By Region
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Optimal Energy Saving Performance
                    5.3.1.2 Emerging Eco-Friendly / Green Buildings
                    5.3.1.3 Robust Demand From Automotive Sector
                    5.3.1.4 Supportive Government Mandates and Legislations
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Performance and Durability Issues
                    5.3.2.2 High Cost Premiums
                    5.3.2.3 Limited Commercialization
                    5.3.2.4 Lack of Awareness on Long Term Benefits
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Increasing Demand for Energy Efficient Products
                    5.3.3.2 Emerging Applications –Power Generation Plant (Solar)
                    5.3.3.3 Tapping the Potential Avenues
           5.3.4 Challenge
                    5.3.4.1 High Investment Required for Manufacturing and R&D
           5.3.5 Winning Imperatives
                    5.3.5.1 Partnerships and Funding
                    5.3.5.2 Integration With Hvac System

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 56)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Vendor Landscape
           6.2.1 Technology Developers/ Film Suppliers
           6.2.2 Smart Glass Fabricators / Distributors
           6.2.3 Smart Glass Customers
    6.3 Value Chain Analysis
    6.4 Pricing Analysis
    6.5 Patent Analysis
    6.6 Key Players Involved in the Global Smart Glass Market
    6.7 Industry Trends
    6.8 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.8.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.8.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.8.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.8.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.8.5 Degree of Competition

7 Smart Glass Market, By Technology (Page No. - 73)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Future Trends – Technological Trends
           7.2.1 Technological Trends
                    7.2.1.1 Photovoltaic & Oled Lighting
                    7.2.1.2 3d Gorilla Glass
                    7.2.1.3 Smart Controls for Smart Glass
    7.3 Comparison of Technologies
    7.4 Electrical Installation of Smart Glass
    7.5 Low-E Glass
    7.6 Active Glass
           7.6.1 Suspended Particle Device Glass
                    7.6.1.1 SPD Smart Glass Market Size, By Application
                    7.6.1.2 SPD Smart Glass Market Size, By Geography
           7.6.2 Electrochromic Glass
                    7.6.2.1 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Application
                    7.6.2.2 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Geography
           7.6.3 Liquid Crystals (LCS)/Polymer Disperses Liquid Crystals (PDLCs) Glass
                    7.6.3.1 LC/PDLC Smart Glass Market Size, By Application
                    7.6.3.2 LC/PDLC Smart Glass Market Size, By Geography
           7.6.4 Micro-Blinds
                    7.6.4.1 Micro-Blinds Smart Glass Market Size, By Geography
                    7.6.4.2 Micro-Blinds Smart Glass Market Size, By Application
           7.6.5 Nanocrystals
    7.7 Passive Glass
           7.7.1 Photochromic Glass
                    7.7.1.1 Photochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Geography
                    7.7.1.2 Photochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Application
           7.7.2 Thermochromic Glass
                    7.7.2.1 Thermochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Geography
                    7.7.2.2 Thermochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Application

8 Smart Glass Market, By Application (Page No. - 118)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Architectural
           8.2.1 Commercial
                    8.2.1.1 Educational Buildings
                    8.2.1.2 Corporate
                    8.2.1.3 Healthcare & Lab Facilities
                               8.2.1.3.1 External Windows
                               8.2.1.3.2 Isolation Screens
                    8.2.1.4 Retail
                               8.2.1.4.1 Projection Screens
                               8.2.1.4.2 Advertising Display
           8.2.2 Residential
    8.3 Transportation
           8.3.1 Automotive
                    8.3.1.1 Sunroofs
                    8.3.1.2 Rear-View Mirrors
                    8.3.1.3 Windows
                    8.3.1.4 Windshields
           8.3.2 Bus/Rail
           8.3.3 Aerospace
                    8.3.3.1 Dimmable Windows
                    8.3.3.2 Exit Doors
           8.3.4 Marine
                    8.3.4.1 Windows
                    8.3.4.2 Skylight
    8.4 Power Generation Plant (Solar)
    8.5 Electronics & Others
    8.6 Others
           8.6.1 Government
           8.6.2 Museum Artwork Exposition
           8.6.3 Sunglass

9 Case Study (Page No. - 144)
    9.1 Case Study – Smart Windows: Boeing 787 Dreamliner
           9.1.1 Introduction to “Smart Glass” Technology
                    9.1.1.1 Overview
                    9.1.1.2 Smart Glass Technology
           9.1.2 Comparison of “Active Smart Glass” and “Passive Smart Glass Technology”
           9.1.3 Smart Windows : Boeing’s Commercial Aviation Application
                    9.1.3.1 Overview
                    9.1.3.2 Boeing Commercial Aircraft Products & Services
           9.1.4 Integration of Dimmable Windows in Boeing 787 Dreamliner
           9.1.5 Key Players Contribution- Dreamliner Smart Window Project
           9.1.6 Analysis

10 Smart Glass Market, By Region (Page No. - 151)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 North America
     10.3 Europe
     10.4 APAC
     10.5 RoW

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 161)
     11.1 Overview
     11.2 Key Players in the Smart Glass Market, 2014
     11.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
             11.3.1 New Product Launches
             11.3.2 Expansions
             11.3.3 Agreements, Collaborations, Contracts, & Partnerships
             11.3.4 Acquisition

12 Company Profiles (Page No. - 172)
     12.1 Sage Electrochromics
             12.1.1 Business Overview
             12.1.2 Products Offered
             12.1.3 Recent Developments
             12.1.4 MnM View
                        12.1.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     12.2 Research Frontiers Incorporated
             12.2.1 Business Overview
             12.2.2 Products Offered
             12.2.3 Recent Developments
             12.2.4 MnM View
                        12.2.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     12.3 View Inc.
             12.3.1 Business Overview
             12.3.2 Products Offered
             12.3.3 Recent Developments
             12.3.4 MnM View
                        12.3.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     12.4 PPG Industries
             12.4.1 Business Overview
             12.4.2 Products Offered
             12.4.3 Recent Developments
             12.4.4 MnM View
                        12.4.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     12.5 Asahi Glass Co. Ltd.
             12.5.1 Business Overview
             12.5.2 Products Offered
             12.5.3 Recent Developments
             12.5.4 MnM View
                        12.5.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     12.6 Gentex Corporation
             12.6.1 Business Overview
             12.6.2 Products Offered
             12.6.3 Recent Developments
             12.6.4 MnM View
                        12.6.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     12.7 Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd.
             12.7.1 Business Overview
             12.7.2 Products Offered
             12.7.3 Recent Developments
             12.7.4 MnM View
                        12.7.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     12.8 Glass Apps
             12.8.1 Business Overview
             12.8.2 Products Offered
             12.8.3 Recent Developments
             12.8.4 MnM View
     12.9 Pleotint, LLC
             12.9.1 Buisness Overview
             12.9.2 Products Offered
             12.9.3 Recent Developments
             12.9.4 MnM View
     12.10 Ravenbrick LLC
             12.10.1 Business Overview
             12.10.2 Products Offered
             12.10.3 Recent Developments
     12.11 Scienstry Inc.
             12.11.1 Business Overview
             12.11.2 Products Offered
             12.11.3 Recent Developments
     12.12 Smartglass International Ltd.
             12.12.1 Business Overview
             12.12.2 Products Offered
             12.12.3 Recent Developments
     12.13 SPD Control System Corporation
             12.13.1 Business Overview
             12.13.2 Products Offered
             12.13.3 Recent Developments
             12.13.4 MnM View

13 Appendix (Page No. - 206)
     13.1 Discussion Guide
     13.2 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     13.3 Available Customizations
     13.4 Related Reports


List of Tables (82 Tables)

Table 1 Rise in Eco Friendly/ Green Buildings Across the Globe Propelling the Growth of the Smart Glass Market
Table 2 Performance & Durability Issues and High Cost Premiums Expected to Restrain the Growth of the Smart Glass Market
Table 3 Tapping the Potential Avenues  Will Generate New Opportunities for the Smart Glass Market
Table 4 High Investment Required for Manufacturing and R&D is the Major Challenge for the Smart Glass Market
Table 5 Partnership & Funding— the Major Winning Imperatives for the Smart Glass Market
Table 6 Some of the Prominent Players in the Smart Glass Market
Table 7 IoT, Recovering Construction Sector, and Evolving Automotive Sector Expected to Drive the Smart Glass Market
Table 8 Quantification of the Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Table 9 Table 1 Global Smart Glass Market Size, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 10 Global Smart Glass Market Size, By Technology, 2013–2020 (Million Units)
Table 11 Smart Glass Charecterstics, By Technology
Table 12 Transformer Details for Smart Glass Panel
Table 13 SPD Glass Product Specification
Table 14 SPD Smart Glass Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 15 SPD Smart Glass Market Size, By Architectural  Appplication, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 SPD Smart Glass Market Size, By Commercial  Architectural  Application, 2013–2020 ( USD Million)
Table 17 SPD Smart Glass Market Size, By Transportation Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 SPD Smart Glass Market Size, By Transportation Automotive Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 19 SPD Smart Glass Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 SPD Smart Glass Market Size for Architectural Applciation, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 21 SPD Smart Glass Market Size for Commercial Architectural Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 22 SPD Smart Glass Market Size for Residential Architectural Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 23 SPD Smart Glass Market Size for Transportation Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 24 SPD Smart Glass Market Size for Transporation Automotive Application, By Region, 2013–2020, (USD Million)
Table 25 SPD Smart Glass Market Size for Rail Application, By Region , 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 SPD Smart Glass Market Size for Transportation Aviation Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 27 SPD Smart Glass Market Size for Transportation Marine Application, By Region , 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Application,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 29 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Architectural Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Commercial Architectural Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 31 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size ,By Transportation Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size ,By Transportation Automotive Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 33 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size for Architectural Application, By Region,  2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 35 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size for Commercial Architectural Application, By Region,  2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size for Residential Architectural Application, By Region,  2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 37 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Transportation Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Automotive Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 39 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size for Rail Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size for Aviation Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 41 Electrochromic Smart Glass Market Size for Marine Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 42 LC Product Specifications
Table 43 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size, By Application,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size, By Architectural Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 45 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size, By Commercial Architectural Application, 2013–20202013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size, By Transportation Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 47 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size, By Automotive Application, 2013–20202013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 49 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size for Architectural Application, By Region,  2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size for Commercial Architectural Application, By Region,  2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 51 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size for Residential Architectural Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size for Transportation Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 53 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size for Automotive Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 Liquid Crystal Smart Glas Market Size for Rail Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Thousand)
Table 55 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size for Aviation Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Market Size for Marine Application, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 57 Micro-Blinds Smart Glass Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 Micro-Blinds Smart Glass Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ( USD Million)
Table 59 Technological Challenges and Shortcomings of Photochromic Glass
Table 60 Photochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 61 Photochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Application (USD Million)
Table 62 Thermochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 63 Thermochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 Thermochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Architectural  Apllication, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 65 Thermochromic Smart Glass Market Size, By Commercial Architectural Apllication, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 66 Global Smart Glass Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 67 Smart Glass Market Size for Architecture Applications, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 68 Smart Glass Market Size for Transportation Applications, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 69 Smart Glass Market Size  for Power Generation Plant (Solar) Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 70 Smart Glass Market Size for Electronics and Other Applications, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 71 Comparison of Active and Passive Smart Glass Technology
Table 72 Global Smart Glass Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 73 North America: Smart Glass Market Size, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 74 Europe: Smart Glass Market Size By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 75 APAC: Smart Glass Market Size, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 76 APAC: Smart Glass Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 77 RoW: Smart Glass Market Size, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 78 Smart Glass Market: Key Players, 2014
Table 79 New Product Launches
Table 80 Expansions
Table 81 Agreements, Collaborations, Contracts, & Partnerships
Table 82 Acquisition


List of Figures (66 Figures)

Figure 1 Markets Covered
Figure 2 Smart Glass Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
Figure 4 Rise in the Passenger Car Sale is Driving the Growth for Smart Glass Market
Figure 5 Increasing Construction of Green Buildings Leading  to the  Demand for Smart Glass
Figure 6 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 7 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 8 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
Figure 9 Smart Glass Market Snapshot, By Application (2015 vs 2020): Applications in Premium Automotive Sector Expected to Lead the Market
Figure 10 Smart Glass Market Snapshot, By Technology (2015 vs 2020): Electrochromic and SPD Technologies to Witness Significant Growth
Figure 11 Global Smart Glass Market, By Region, 2014
Figure 12 Demand for Automotive and Architecture Sector Driving the Smart Glass Market, 2015–2020 (USD Billion)
Figure 13 Geographic Snapshot: Smart Glass Market, By Technology
Figure 14 Smart Glass Market, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Figure 15 Smart Glass Market, By Application, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Figure 16 North America Held the Largest Market Share in the Electrochromic Smart Glass Market for 2014
Figure 17 Region-Wise CAGR for the Smart Glass Market (2015–2020)
Figure 18 Segmentation, By Technology
Figure 19 Segmentation, By Application
Figure 20 Segmentation, By Region
Figure 21 Energy Saving Performance and Emerging Green Buildings Technology  Expected to Lead to Growth Opportunities in the Smart Glass Market
Figure 22 Segmentation, By Technology
Figure 23 PV-Integrated Smart Glass for Smart Building
Figure 24 Operation of SPD Smart Glass
Figure 25 Operation of Electrochromatic Smart Glass
Figure 26 Scheme of Electrochromic Panel
Figure 27 Liquid Crystal Smart Glass Operation
Figure 28 Photochromic Smart Glass Operatio
Figure 29 Smart Glass Market, By Application
Figure 30 Major Smart Glass Products in Architectural Sector
Figure 31 Smart Glass Features: Architectural Application
Figure 32 Skylights Used in Schools
Figure 33 Smart Glass Products Used as Paritions and Doors in Corporate Offices
Figure 34 Smart Glass Applications in Healthcare & Lab Facilities
Figure 35 Smart Glass Applications in Transportation
Figure 36 Smart Glass as A Side Window in Automotive Application
Figure 37 Smart Glass Dimmable Windows in Airplane
Figure 38 Smart Glass in Marine
Figure 39 Photochromic Glass Used in Sunglass
Figure 40 Company Snapshot: the Boeing Company
Figure 41 Boeing Commercial Aircrafts
Figure 42 Dimmable Windows in Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Figure 43 Roles of Players in the Dreamliner Smart Windows Project
Figure 44 APAC Smart Glass Market Snapshot
Figure 45 Companies Adopted New Product Launches and Partnerships as the Key Growth Strategy Over the Last Five Years (2011-2015)
Figure 46 Battle for Market Share: New Product Launches Have Been the Key Strategy
Figure 47 Sage Electrochromic: Business Overview
Figure 48 Sage Electrochromics: SWOT Analysis
Figure 49 Research Frontiers Incorporated: Business Overview
Figure 50 RFI: SWOT Analysis
Figure 51 View Inc. : Company Snapshot
Figure 52 View Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 53 PPG Industries: Business Overview
Figure 54 PPG Industries: SWOT Analysis
Figure 55 Asahi Glass Company Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 56 Asahi Glass Company Co. Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 57 Gentex Corp. : Business Overview
Figure 58 Gentex Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 59 Hitachi Chemical Co Ltd: Business Overview
Figure 60 Hitachi Chemicals Co Ltd: SWOT Analysis
Figure 61 Glass Apps.: Company Snapshot
Figure 62 Pleotint LLC: Company Snapshot
Figure 63 Ravenbrick LLC: Company Snapshot
Figure 64 Scienstry Inc: Company Snapshot
Figure 65 Smartglass International Ltd: Company Snapshot
Figure 66 SPD Control Systems Corporation: Company Snapshot

MarketsandMarkets forecast the global smart glass market to grow from USD 2.38 Billion in 2015 to USD 5.81 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 19.5% between 2015 and 2020. The emerging automobile and architectural buildings applications are creating a huge demand for smart glass market across the world. The major factors driving the growth of the smart glass market are the need for energy-efficient solutions, and government regulations for green buildings. Furthermore, the rising automotive sector is expected to drive the smart glass market in the coming years.

The scope of this report covers the smart glass market by technology, application, and region. Electrochromics technology is expected to account the largest market share and dominate the smart glass market from 2015 to 2020, due to growing demand for energy-efficient solutions which could be achieved by installing the smart windows. With these smart windows the energy consumption could be brought down to 40% as per the industry players.

The smart glass industry is research-intensive; hence, the capital requirement is significant. While smart glass technology has had a presence in the industry for more than 10 years, it is only within the last few years that manufacturers have received the funding and support necessary to launch a large volume production. With the newly available resources and financial support, smart glass technology has found more applications in various industry sectors in the last few years. Concepts such as—Internet of things— are used in the smart glass sector to make the ultimate product highly efficient, reliable, and advanced.

North America and Europe are the biggest contributors in this industry in terms of consumption and manufacturing capacities. Currently, Europe is the leading market in smart glass. The APAC smart glass market is expecting a noticeable growth from 2015 to 2020. It is expected that the APAC smart glass market would grow significantly at the highest CAGR from 2015 to 2020. The major reason for the highest estimated growth of APAC is the increasing need to reduce the energy consumption and incorporate energy-efficient building materials and technologies in architectural and transportation sector.

Smart Glass Market

Major players in this industry include, SAGE Electrochromics (U.S.), Research Frontiers, Inc. (U.S.), View, Inc. (U.S.), AGC, Ltd. (Japan), PPG Industries (U.S.), Gentex Corp. (U.S.), Hitachi Chemicals Co. Ltd. (Japan), Glass Apps. (U.S.), Pleotint, LLC  (U.S.), RavenBrick LLC  (U.S.), Scienstry Inc. (U.S.), SmartGlass International Ltd. (Ireland), and SPD Control System Corporation (U.S.).

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