Haptics  - Global Strategic Business Report

Haptics - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Mar 16, 2018, 161 Pages
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This report analyzes the Global market for Haptics in US$ Million by the following End-Use Applications and Components: End-Use Applications - Consumers Electronics (Smartphones, & Other Consumer Electronics) and Others; Components - Actuators, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for Taiwan, China, South Korea, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2024. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 34 companies including many key and niche players such as -

AAC Technologies Holdings Inc.
CyberGlove Systems LLC
Entact Robotics Inc.
Ergos-Technologies
Force Dimension
Haption SA

Haptics - Global Strategic Business Report
TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      A Quick Primer                                                    II-1
      Haptic Technology Developments - A Brief Review                   II-2
      Market Outlook                                                    II-2

  2. KEY MARKET TRENDS, DRIVERS & ISSUES                                II-3
      Haptic Technology to Boost Online Shopping Experience             II-3
      Use of Haptic Technologies in Mobile Advertisements               II-3
      Emergence of Haptics in AR and VR                                 II-3
      Haptics to Transform Mobile Advertising                           II-4
      Haptic Technology for Maritime Applications                       II-5
      Haptics in Healthcare                                             II-5
      Haptics in Automobiles                                            II-6
      Haptics in the Audio Industry                                     II-7
      Haptics Technology Makes inroads into Automotive and Gaming
       Industries                                                       II-7
      Haptics Based Ads on the Rise                                     II-9
      VR and AR Applications Hold Immense Potential                     II-9
      Haptics Gain at the Expense of Home Button in Smartphones         II-9
      Proliferation of Mobile Internet Drives the Need for Haptic
       Feedback in Mobile Devices                                       II-10
       Opportunity Indicators                                           II-11
        Table 1: Number of Internet Users Worldwide (in Million) and
        Penetration per 100 Population for Years 2011 through 2017
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-11

        Table 2: Global Mobile Communications Market: Data
        Subscriptions as a Percentage of the Overall Mobile
        Subscriptions for Years 2011 through 2017 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-11

        Table 3: Top 20 Internet Countries: Ranked by Number of
        Internet Users (in Millions): 2017 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-12

        Table 4: Worldwide Active Broadband Subscriptions (Fixed,
        Mobile & Total) per 100 Population (2017): Breakdown by
        Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-13

        Table 5: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide (as a Percentage
        of Total Population) for Select Countries: 2017 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-14

        Table 6: Global Smartphones Market (2016 & 2020P):
        Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Geographic Region
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-15
      Skyrocketing Mobile Video Usage Drives the Business Case for
       Haptics                                                          II-15
       Opportunity Indicator                                            II-16
        Table 7: Consumer Internet Video Traffic by Geographic
        Region (2014 & 2018) (in Exabytes per month) (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-16
      Tactile Computing Revolution Opens a New Window of Opportunity
       for Haptics                                                      II-17
      Haptics Emerges As a Key Strategy for Product Differentiation     II-17
      UltraHaptics to Bring In a New Era of Touchless Touch Screens     II-18
      Demand for HD Haptics Grows in Parallel to the Need to Enhance
       User Experience                                                  II-18
      Wearable Haptics to Make the First Cut Impact on Healthcare       II-19
      OEM Adoption of Morphing Touch Screen Technology to Fuel
       Future Growth                                                    II-20
      Proliferation of Touchscreens, Touch Surfaces & Their Inherent
       UI Limitations Amplify Interest in Haptics                       II-21
      Adoption of Touch Screens in Public Shared Devices: An
       Attractive Opportunity for Growth                                II-22
      Haptic Technology Boosts Gaming Experience to a New Level         II-22
       Rise in Mobile Gaming Opens a Lucrative Niche for Haptics in
        the Gaming Industry                                             II-23
      Haptic Technology Brings Myriad of Exciting Possibilities         II-23
       Future Potential                                                 II-24

  3. OVERVIEW OF KEY APPLICATION AREAS                                  II-25
      Applications of Haptic Technology                                 II-25
      Haptic Technology to Find New Applications in VR Arena            II-25
      Developments in Robotic Technology Powers Demand for Haptics      II-26
       Opportunity Indicators                                           II-27
        Table 8: Global Market for Medical Robotics (2013 & 2018):
        Breakdown of Sales (In US$ Million) by Geographic Region
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-27

        Table 9: World Market for Industrial Robotics (2015 & 2020):
        Breakdown of Sales (In Units) by Geographic Region (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-28

        Table 10: World Market for Defense Robotics (2016, 2018 &
        2020): Breakdown of Sales (In US$ Million) by Geographic
        Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                     II-28
      Increasing Activity in Nuclear Power Sector to Power Growth in
       the Haptics Market                                               II-29
       Opportunity Indicator                                            II-30
        Table 11: World Nuclear Power Industry (2016 & 2020):
        Breakdown of Power Generated in Terawatt-hours (TWh) by
        Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-30
      Haptics in the Military & Defense Sector: A Review                II-30
       Intelligent Automotive Technologies to Spur Demand for
        Haptics in the Automotive End-Use Sector                        II-31
      Robotic Surgery, Medical Prosthetics & Simulated Training
       Drive Adoption of Haptics in the Healthcare Sector               II-32
      Strong Focus on Industrial Automation Drives Interest in Haptics  II-33
      Development of New Generation Automated Aircrafts Drives
       Demand for Haptics in Commercial Flight Simulation Equipment     II-33
      Haptics Set to Revolutionize Molecular Biology & Cellular
       Research                                                         II-34
      A Peek into Emerging Application Areas of Haptic Technology       II-35
       Wearables                                                        II-35
       Education and Health                                             II-35
       Automotive                                                       II-35
       Other Potential Applications                                     II-36
       Operator Feedback                                                II-36
       Video Gaming and Medical Simulation                              II-36
       Touchscreen Interfaces                                           II-36
       Handheld Devices                                                 II-36
       Haptic Technology for Creating Mobility Devices for Visually
        Impaired People                                                 II-37

  4. TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS                                            II-38
      Innovative Apps Using Haptic Technology                           II-38
      Haptics Technology Integrated Smart Shoes for Route Guidance      II-38
      Australian Company, Wearable Experiments, Develops Haptics
       Integrated Tights for Yoga                                       II-39
      Generic Robots Develops Haptics based Medical Training
       Platform, SimuTouch                                              II-39
      Scientists at UK University Develop SkinHaptics                   II-39
      HAP2U Haptic Interaction                                          II-40
      Connected Plush Toys                                              II-40
      Prosthetics Equipped with Novel Haptic Feedback Emerge            II-40
      Finger Devices Enable Users to Feel Virtual Objects               II-41
      VR with Electrical Muscle Stimulation - An Innovative Concept     II-41
      bHaptics’ TactSuit Offers Advanced Haptic Feedback for Virtual
       Reality                                                          II-42
      Ultrahaptics Partners with HARMAN for Mid-Air Haptic Feedback
       for Automotives                                                  II-42
       Haptic Feedback to Mitigate Issues with Touch Screen Displays    II-43
      Haptic Displays Unlock Fourth Dimension to Enable Users Feel
       Things                                                           II-43
      Haptic Technology to Enable Next-Generation Prosthetics with
       Sense of Touch                                                   II-44
       Focusing on Prosthetics Element                                  II-44
       Enabling Touch and Grip                                          II-45

  5. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW                                                II-46
      Haptics: A Definition                                             II-46
      An Insight into Haptics                                           II-46
      Types of Haptic Feedback                                          II-47
       Tactile Feedback                                                 II-47
       Force Feedback                                                   II-47
      First Generation Haptics                                          II-48
      Second Generation Haptics                                         II-48
      Third Generation Haptics                                          II-48
      Fourth Generation Haptics                                         II-48
      Advantages of Using Haptics                                       II-48
       Reduction in Work Time                                           II-48
       Realistic Modeling of Virtual World                              II-48
       Realism                                                          II-49
       Enhances Confidence and Effectiveness in Medicine                II-49
      Challenges in Haptics Usage                                       II-49
       Energy Consumption Issues                                        II-49
       Aesthetics and Design Constraints                                II-49
       Dimension Constraints                                            II-49
       Design Complexity                                                II-50
       Personnel Training                                               II-50
       Costs                                                            II-50
       Implementation Issues                                            II-50
      Notable Technology Developments                                   II-50
       Piezoelectric Actuators Emerge as the Preferred Choice           II-50
       Reverse-Electrovibration Technology Creates Ripples              II-51
       Surface Coverage Haptics: A New Technology in the Making         II-51
      Haptics: Technology Enablers                                      II-51
       Inertial Actuation                                               II-51
       Piezo Actuation                                                  II-51
       Surface Actuation                                                II-51
       Lateral Actuation                                                II-51
       Electro-Active Polymer Actuation                                 II-52
       Bending Wave Actuation                                           II-52
       Capacitive Electrosensory Interface (CEI)                        II-52

  6. PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS & INTRODUCTIONS                     II-53
      Tactical Haptics Unveils Reconfigurable Haptic Controllers        II-53
      Hap2u Unveils hPiezo™ Technology                                  II-53
      Alps Electric Develops New Haptics Device                         II-53
      Immersion Unveils Haptic Ad Service                               II-53
      Microsoft Develops New VR Controller Prototypes with Haptic
       Technology                                                       II-53
      OmniWear Haptics Introduces Arc Haptic Feedback Device            II-53
      Immersion Unveils TouchSense® SDKs for Mobile Apps and Video      II-53
      Immersion Introduces TouchSense Premium® and TouchSense Lite®     II-54
      CRI Middleware Unveils CRI Haptix                                 II-54
      TT Electronics Introduces Actuators for Haptic Accelerator Pedals II-54
      AdColony Introduces Aurora                                        II-54
      Immersion Unveils TouchSense® Design Cloud                        II-54
      Atio Unveils HapticTouch Controller for Automotive Applications   II-54
      Taction Technology Introduces Taction Kannon                      II-54
      Yahoo7 Introduces Mobile Interscroller with Haptic Feedback Ad
       Format                                                           II-54

  7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-55
      Alphabet Acquires Redux                                           II-55
      Hardlight VR Reduces Prices for Haptic Suit                       II-55
      HaptX Inc. Unveils HaptX Gloves                                   II-55
      Lofelt Secures Series A Funding                                   II-55
      Immersion and Tencent Sign Licensing Agreement                    II-55
      Immersion Extends TouchSense Force Haptic Lab to Unity Game
       Developers                                                       II-55
      Immersion Renews License with PKG                                 II-55
      Immersion Renews License with Perfect World Game Studio           II-56
      Immersion Enters into Collaboration with Perception for Human
       Machine Interfaces                                               II-56
      Immersion Signs Licensing Agreement with Mitsubishi               II-56
      Immersion and SpotX Collaborate for Haptic-Responsive Video
       Advertising                                                      II-56
      Immersion and Realtime Technology Co. Sign Licensing Agreement    II-56
      Ultrahaptics Completes Series B Funding                           II-56
      Immersion and Alps Electric Renew Licensing Agreement             II-56
      Ultrahaptics Signs Distribution Agreement with Cornes
       Technologies                                                     II-57
      Ultrahaptics Distribution Agreement with EBV Elektronik           II-57
      Ultrahaptics Announces Collaboration with HARMAN                  II-57
      Immersion Signs Licensing Agreement with Grayhill, Inc.           II-57
      AxonVR Secures Funding for HaptX Platforms                        II-57
      Immersion Renews License with LG Electronics                      II-57
      Immersion and Alps Electric Enter into License Agreement          II-57
      Immersion Signs License Agreement with Lenovo                     II-58
      Immersion Renews License Agreement with MEIZU                     II-58
      Novasentis and KEMET Announce Collaboration Agreement for EMP
       Actuators                                                        II-58
      Shenzhen O-Film Takes Over Senseg                                 II-58
      Immersion and Tencent Sign Agreement for Haptics Technology       II-58

  8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-59
      AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. (China)                            II-59
      CyberGlove Systems LLC (USA)                                      II-59
      Entact Robotics Inc. (Canada)                                     II-60
      Ergos-Technologies (France)                                       II-60
      Force Dimension (Switzerland)                                     II-60
      Haption SA (France)                                               II-61
      Immersion Corporation (USA)                                       II-61
      Moog Inc. (USA)                                                   II-62
      MPB Technologies Inc. (Canada)                                    II-62
      Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Japan)                            II-63
      Novasentis, Inc. (USA)                                            II-63
      Novint Technologies Inc. (USA)                                    II-63
      Quanser Inc. (Canada)                                             II-64
      Reachin Technologies AB (Sweden)                                  II-64
      Senseg OY (Finland)                                               II-64
      Tactical Haptics, LLC (USA)                                       II-64
      Tactus Technology, Inc. (USA)                                     II-65
      Tanvas (USA)                                                      II-65

  9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-66
      Table 12: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Haptics by Geographic Region - Taiwan, China, South Korea, and
      Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-66

      Table 13: Global 10-Year Perspective for Haptics by Geographic
      Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Taiwan, China,
      South Korea, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2015, 2017 &
      2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-67
      By End-Use Application                                            II-68
      Table 14: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Haptics by End-Use Application - Consumers Electronics
      (Smartphones, Other Consumer Electronics), and Other
      Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
      US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-68

      Table 15: Global 10-Year Perspective for Haptics by End-Use
      Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Consumers
      Electronics (Smartphones, Other Consumer Electronics), and
      Other Applications for Years 2015, 2017 & 2024 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-69
      By Component                                                      II-70
      Table 16: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Haptics by Component - Actuators, and Other Components Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
      Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-70

      Table 17: Global 10-Year Perspective for Haptics by Component -
      Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Actuators, and Other
      Components Markets for Years 2015, 2017 & 2024 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-71

  10. KEY MARKETS PERSPECTIVE                                           II-72

  10a. TAIWAN                                                           II-72
      A.Market Analysis                                                 II-72
        Outlook                                                         II-72
        Market Overview                                                 II-72
        Taiwan - Evolving from an OEM to ODM Destination                II-72
      B.Market Analytics                                                II-73
        Table 18: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Haptics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-73

  10b. CHINA                                                            II-74
      A.Market Analysis                                                 II-74
        Outlook                                                         II-74
        Chinese Touch Module Manufacturing: An Overview                 II-74
        China - the Epicenter of Global Electronics Production          II-74
      B.Market Analytics                                                II-75
        Table 19: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Haptics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-75

  10c. SOUTH KOREA                                                      II-76
      A.Market Analysis                                                 II-76
        Outlook                                                         II-76
        South Korea - An Overview                                       II-76
        Government Support Bodes Well For the South Korean Market       II-76
      B.Market Analytics                                                II-77
        Table 20: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Haptics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-77

  10d. REST OF WORLD                                                    II-78
      A.Market Analysis                                                 II-78
        Outlook                                                         II-78
        Overview of Select Markets                                      II-78
         Japan - The Fallen Giant                                       II-78
         Aerospace and Medical Applications to Drive the US Market      II-78
      B.Market Analytics                                                II-79
        Table 21: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Haptics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-79



 III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 34

     The United States (17)
     Canada (4)
     Japan (1)
     Europe (10)
     - France (3)
     - Germany (1)
     - The United Kingdom (1)
     - Rest of Europe (5)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (2)
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