Smart glass, also known as switchable glass, is a glass which can alter its light transmission properties on application of voltage, light or heat. These glasses are used in windows, skylights, doors, partitions and have extended their range in automotive industry, aircrafts and in marine applications.
Smart glass technologies comprise of electrochromic, photochromic, thermochroic, suspended particle, micro-blind and polymer dispersed liquid crystal devices. The market is segmented on the basis of types as architectural, electronics, solar power generation and transportation, architectural segment being the major market segment.
Global smart glass market is estimated to grow at a significantly in the forthcoming years. The major market drivers are increasing demand in architectural and transportation sectors. In addition, shift to energy efficient building technologies is an important factor contributing to the growth. Increasing production in automotive industry led to rising demand for smart glasses.
Benefits of smart glass such as control over light, heat and ability to block the UV rays became one of the factors for its prominence. The electronics segment is expected to be a prospective market owing to its innovations and research to produce highly advanced devices such as digital eyeglasses and screens. Certain aspects are preventing the growth of the global smart glass market. Comparable cost with its substitutes and lack of awareness about its benefits are inhibiting the market growth.
North America accounts the major share in the global smart glass. However, European market is expected to overtake the North American smart glass market in the forecast period. This will be resultant to the increasing demand for large size advanced windows in residential and commercial architectural structures. Further, market is distributed in regions of Latin America, Asia-Pacific Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Middle East & Africa.
Key players in the smart glass market are AGC Group, E I DuPont De Nemours, PPG Industries, and Saint-Gobain. Other company profiles included in the report are AutoGlass, Balcony Systems, Cardinal Glass Industries, Carlex, ChromoGenics, Citala, Corning, Inc., Danmark A/S, Domoticware, Dow Chemical, GlasNovations Ltd., Gentex Corp., GKN Group, Garware Suncontrol, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Heliotrope Technologies, ICE AV, Innovative Glass, InvisiShade, Kinestral Technologies, LTI Smart Glass Inc., Nippon Sheet Glass, NeoView Kolon, Pleotint, Polytronix, Inc., Pulp Studio, RavenBrick LLC, Research Frontiers Inc., Sage Electronics, Samsung, Sekisui Chemical, Scienstry, Solutia, Smartglass International, SPD Control Systems Corp., Soladigm, Switch Materials, US e-Chromic, Vision Systems, VELUX and Xinology.
Decision Databases is involved in providing research reports and company profiles in the global smart glass market in terms of revenue and output/volume. Market drivers, opportunities and restraints are thoroughly studied which influences the market. This study is further utilized for the overall analysis of the market. The smart glass market is segmented based on the global applications, geographic presence, by products and ingredients. We offer an inclusive category-specific market outlook. We provide access to a comprehensive collection of companies in the industry. The companies can strategize and execute business operations through our competitor analysis. Find the global industry analysis, market size, share, growth, and trends information in our smart glass profiles.
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Smart Glass By Technology:
1. INTRODUCTION TO THE SMART GLASS MARKET
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
3. MARKET ANALYSIS OF SMART GLASS
4. SMART GLASS MARKET ANALYSIS BY TECHNOLOGY
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