Global Education Hardware Market 2016-2020

  • Published: May 2016
  • Pages: 107
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This market research report presents a detailed segmentation of the global education hardware market by product (PCs, interactive displays, classroom wearables, and others) and by geography (APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW). The leading vendors in this market are Dell, HP, Promethean, Samsung, and Seiko Epson.

Overview of the global education hardware market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global education hardware market to grow at a CAGR of more than 14% by 2020. One of the primary growth drivers for this market is the rising implementation of the adaptive learning model. Adaptive learning delivers educational content and courses in a personalized learning framework, which can be customized to meet unique individual requirements. The adaptive learning mechanism comprises embedded assessments tools and customized offerings for both students and teachers. Such formative assessment learning methods have encouraged the adoption of advanced computing devices in the education sector.

Several computing devices vendors in the market are aiming to include software services in education equipment. Education-based software will not only enhance the learning experience for students but will also help in the overall management of students and school activities. For instance, vendors such as SunGard, Blackboard, Eduware, and Smart Technologies offer classroom collaboration, school enterprise resource planning, student information system, and content authoring tools. The integration of all hardware systems with software solutions in educational institutions will help to create a massive online learning environment while keeping track of the information pertaining to the learning behavior of students.

Segmentation by product and analysis of the education hardware market

  • PCs
  • Interactive displays
  • Classroom wearables

The education PC will be the largest product segment in the market and is expected to account for more than 54% of the overall market share during the forecast period. The digitization of education has increased the implementation of advanced computing devices like tablets in the learning process. Owing to its better compatibility with multiple software solutions such as assessment tools, apps, and games, tablets are expected to be the most popular product in the education PC segment by 2020.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the education hardware market

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW

North America is the leading region in the market and accounted for around 40% of the total market share during 2015. The increased adoption of advanced technologies. such as digitization in the academic sector, has influenced the growth of the education hardware market in North America. With more inventions in new types of education hardware and implementation of advanced devices like wireless slates, interactive tables, and 3-D printers for effective content sharing and delivery, the prospects for growth in this market will have a positive outlook until the end of 2020.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The market is witnessing high growth rate and is expected to exhibit huge growth potential during the forecast period. Vendors are coming up with new and advanced technologies to keep pace with the rapidly changing education environment. Owing to growing aspects of virtualization in the education sector, vendors are introducing hardware that is compatible with these kinds of classroom setup. The competitive environment in this market is expected to intensify in the coming years with an increase in product or service extensions, technological innovations, and M&As.

Key vendors in the market are -

  • Dell
  • HP
  • Promethean
  • Samsung
  • Seiko Epson

Other prominent vendors in the education hardware market are AsusTek Computer, Autodesk, Aver Information, BenQ, Califone International, C3 IT Xperts, Compaq, Elmo, EnvisionTEC, EOS, Fitbit, Garmin, Genee World, Graphene 3D lab, HCL Technologies, Hoganas, IPEVO, Jawbone, Ken-A-Vision, Microsoft, Mimio, Motorola Mobility, Optoma, Organovo Holdings, Pathway Innovations and Technologies, Pebble, Ponoko, Positivo Informatica, QOMO HiteVision, Sharp, Sony, Smart Technologies, Speechi, TeamBoard, Toshiba, Turning Technologies, ViewSonic, Voxeljet, and Wolfvision.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the education hardware market size and growth rate be in 2020?
  • What are the key factors driving the global education hardware market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global education hardware market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global education hardware market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global education hardware market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW.
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global education hardware market?
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Table of Contents

PART 01: Executive summary

  • Highlights

PART 02: Scope of the report

  • Market overview
  • Top-vendor offerings

PART 03: Market research methodology

  • Research methodology
  • Economic indicators

PART 04: Introduction

  • Key market highlights

PART 05: Market landscape

  • Market overview
  • Key education technology developments
  • Market size and forecast
  • Five forces analysis

PART 06: Market segmentation by product

  • Global education hardware market by product
  • Global education PC market
  • Global education desktop market
  • Global education laptop market
  • Global education tablet market
  • Global education interactive displays market
  • Global education interactive tables market
  • Global education IWBs market
  • Global education stylus pens market
  • Global education wireless slates market
  • Global education classroom wearables market
  • Global education wrist-worn equipment market
  • Global education head gear market
  • Global education classroom wearables market by others
  • Global education hardware market by others
  • Global education projectors market
  • Global education sound systems market
  • Global education DC market
  • Global education 3-D printers market

PART 07: Geographical segmentation

  • Global education hardware market by geography
  • Education hardware market in North America
  • Education hardware market in Europe
  • Education hardware market in APAC
  • Education hardware market in ROW

PART 08: Market drivers

  • Flexibility in learning
  • Need for experiential learning
  • Collaborative classrooms
  • Cloud computing

PART 09: Impact of drivers

PART 10: Market challenges

  • Affordability issues
  • Optimal utilization
  • Digital safety
  • Low product awareness

PART 11: Impact of drivers and challenges

PART 12: Market trends

  • Inclusion of software services
  • Product innovations
  • Focus on K-12 and pre K-12 segment
  • Growth in online content development
  • Gamified learning experience

PART 13: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive scenario
  • Market vendor analysis 2015
  • Other prominent vendors

PART 14: Key vendor analysis

  • Dell
  • HP
  • Promethean
  • Samsung
  • Seiko Epson

PART 15: Other prominent vendors

  • AsusTek Computer
  • Autodesk
  • Aver Information
  • BenQ
  • Califone International
  • C3 IT Xperts
  • Compaq
  • Elmo
  • EnvisionTEC
  • Fitbit
  • Garmin
  • Genee World
  • Graphene 3D Lab
  • HCL Technologies
  • Hoganas
  • Jawbone
  • Ken-A-Vision
  • Microsoft
  • Mimio
  • Motorola Mobility
  • Optoma
  • Organovo Holdings
  • Pathway Innovations and Technologies
  • Pebble
  • Ponoko
  • Positivo Informatica
  • QOMO HiteVision
  • Sharp
  • Sony
  • Smart Technologies
  • Speechi
  • TeamBoard
  • Toshiba3
  • Turning Technologies
  • ViewSonic
  • Voxeljet
  • Wolfvision

PART 16: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

PART 17: Explore Technavio

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases


Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts



  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis


  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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