Global outlook of the document camera market for smart classrooms
Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global document camera market for smart classrooms to grow steadily during the forecast period and post a CAGR of more than 11% by 2020. This industry research report identifies the increasing demand for distance education to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of this market in the coming years. Due to its low-cost, distance education is increasingly being preferred by students among several countries across the globe. Additionally, distance learning also offers flexible learning opportunities as it is less bound by time and location. In addition to the increasing number of universities offering online courses, the evolution of virtual communication platforms also enables educational institutions to adopt online learning methods such as blended learning. This will result in the adoption of virtual classroom sessions and lecture videos, which, in turn, will spur the demand for document cameras in the coming years.
One of the major trends that will gain traction in this market is the rise in online education. With the digitalization of the education industry and the increased availability of digital content, virtual communication platforms, and mobile education applications, there will be a growing demand for e-learning in the coming years. Adopting various tools and learning specific software, e-learning enables the creation, delivery, and management of the virtual learning environment and will result in increasing student enrollments towards online courses.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The market consists of a number of well-diversified international and regional vendors and appears to be fragmented. Since the international document camera manufacturers are increasing their footprint in the market, the regional and local vendors are finding it extremely difficult to compete with them, especially in terms of features such as product quality, technology, and pricing. An increase in product or service extensions, technological advancements, and M&As will intensify the level of competition in the market. Analysts predict that the international vendors will grow inorganically during the predicted period by acquiring regional or local players.
The leading vendors in the market are -
The other prominent vendors in the market are AVer Information, Ken-A-Vision, Pathway Innovations and Technologies, Promethean World, QOMO HiteVision, Samsung Presenter, Smart Technologies, and WolfVision.
Segmentation by product type and analysis of the document cameramarket for smart classrooms
During 2015, the ceiling document cameras segment accounted for the major market shares and dominated the industry. Much of this growth can be attributed to the demand from education institutions where the instructors are in need of visual learning equipment to address a significantly large gathering. Advantages of ceiling cameras such as a large capture area, exceptional image quality, memory capacity, and USB support will aid in the growth of this market segment.
Geographical segmentation and analysis of the document camera market for smart classrooms
This market research and analysis estimates that in terms of geographical regions, North America will be the major revenue contributor to the market throughout the next four years. The availability of adequate infrastructure to adopt advanced knowledge delivery systems in educational institutions in the region and the increased adoption of devices such as e-readers, tablets, and laptops among students will propel the market’s growth prospects.
Key questions answered in the report include
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