PUNE, India --- The report "Haptic Technology Market by Component (Actuators, Drivers & Controllers), Feedback (Tactile, Force), Application (Automotive & Transportation, Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Gaming, Engineering, Education & Research), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets. The market is expected to be valued at USD 19.55 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 16.20% between 2016 and 2022.
The key drivers contributing to the growth of the market primarily include increasing adoption of haptics in consumer electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets, growing demand for haptics in gaming consoles, and potential market for haptics in medical and automotive sectors.
Tactile feedback haptics accounted for the largest market of the haptic technology market in 2015
Tactile feedback haptic technology accounted for the largest market in 2015, driven by its applications in consumer electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets. Almost all the smartphones and tablets are inbuilt with tactile feedback and the trend has been shifting to wearable devices such as smartwatches and wristbands. The market for tactile feedback haptics is also expected to be driven by the increasing demand in several applications such as gaming, automotive, and healthcare, among others.
The haptic technology market is application driven; the market for education & research application is expected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period
The Haptic Technology Market for the education & research application is expected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period, followed by the industrial (engineering) application. This growth is attributed to the rising integration of haptics into AR & VR devices which have significant demand in the education sector.
Incorporating haptics in education would make teaching and learning easy as the students experience the practical applications of haptics and this helps them in understanding and further improving their skills. Also, many universities across the globe have been doing research on haptics and are also being the source of new companies. For example, Ultrahaptics (U.K.) has come out of the University of Bristol and has been making progress in developing midair haptics, where vibrations can be felt without touching the display.
Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest market for haptic technology in 2015
Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest market for haptic technology in 2015, followed by North America and Europe, driven by the consumer electronics sector. This growth in the Asia-Pacific region is led by countries such as China, Japan, and South Korea. Other countries in this region such as Australia, New Zealand, and India are expected to create potential growth opportunities for this market during the forecast period because of its high demand in consumer electronic products.
The major companies in the haptic technology market that have been included in this report are Immersion Corporation (U.S.), Texas Instruments Incorporated (U.S.), Ultrahaptics (U.K.), Haption S.A. (France), ON Semiconductor Corporation (U.S.), Johnson Electric (Hong Kong), SMK Corporation (Japan), Microchip Technologies Incorporated (U.S.), Synaptics Incorporated (U.S.), Geomagic (U.S.), Force Dimension (Switzerland), Precision Microdrives Ltd. (U.K.), Senseg (Finland), and Imagis Co., Ltd. (South Korea).
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