Smart Glass - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 3440907
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 290 pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Clayton Glass Ltd. (UK)
  • Gentex Corporation (USA)
  • Guardian Industries (USA)
  • InvisiShade, LLC (USA)
  • RavenWindow (USA)
  • Schott Corporation (USA)
  • MORE

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, 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.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Glass in US$. The Global, Europe and the US markets are further analyzed by the following Technology Types: Electrochromic, Suspended Particle Devices, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Glass, and Others. Additionally, the Global market is analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Transportation, Architectural, and Others.

Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 102 companies including many key and niche players such as:

- Active Glass Technologies PLC
- Asahi Glass Company Ltd.
- Clayton Glass Ltd.
- Corning, Inc.
- Essex Safety Glass Ltd.
- Flat Glass Industries Ltd.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Clayton Glass Ltd. (UK)
  • Gentex Corporation (USA)
  • Guardian Industries (USA)
  • InvisiShade, LLC (USA)
  • RavenWindow (USA)
  • Schott Corporation (USA)
  • MORE

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Smart Glass: Creating Intelligent Windows and Enabling Need Driven Multi-Functional Spaces
Strong Growth Predicted for Smart Glass over the Next Few Years
Growth Drivers in a Nutshell
Key Growth Restraints
Super Windows for Energy Efficiency
Developed Markets Dominate, while Developing Markets Drive Growth
Table 1: Global Smart Glass Market (2017E): Market Shares of Developed Regions/Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2: Global Smart Glass Market
Geographic Regions/Countries Ranked by CAGR for 2015-2024: Asia-Pacific, Rest of World, Europe, Japan, Canada, and the US (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
China: The Fastest Growing Smart Glass Market Worldwide
Transportation: The Largest and the Fastest Growing Application Sector
Electrochromic Glass Adoption Growing Globally

2. COMPETITION
Sage and View Dominate Electrochromic Glass Market, while Research Frontiers Takes the Lead in SPD Technology
Consolidated Nature of the Automotive Smart Glass Market
Market Witnesses Rising Investments and Increasing Patent Activity
Research & Development: Need of the Hour for Broader Market Adoption
Popular Smart Window Solutions Worldwide
Noteworthy Smart Window Solutions Worldwide: Brief Details of Product and Key Features

3. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS
Myriad Benefits Offered by Smart Glass Windows Drive Widespread Adoption in Architectural Applications
List of Exterior, Interior, and Projection Applications of Smart Glass in the Architectural Sector
Smart Windows Offers Several Benefits to Building Owners
Novel Smart Window Technology for the Building Retrofit Segment
Towards Sustainable Building Materials and Building Methods
Positive Outlook for the Global Construction Offers Growth Opportunities
Table 3: Global Construction Output by Country (2016): Breakdown of Construction Output (US$ Billion) and Percentage Change by 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Percentage Contribution to Growth in Global Construction Output by Major Countries over the Period 2010-2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: Growth in the Global Construction Market by Sector: 2015-2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6 Global Construction Market by Region (2015 & 2020P): Percentage Breakdown of Construction Spending for Asia, Western Europe, North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa, and
Middle East (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Focus on Energy Efficiency, Better Fuel Economy, and Improved Vehicle Designs Drive Robust Demand in the Automotive Industry
Self-Cleaning and Self-Repairing Applications Gain Momentum
Smart Glass to Provide Social Networking and Entertainment Features in Vehicles
Smart Mirrors Dominate Smart Glass Applications in Automobiles
Table 7: Global Automotive Smart Glass Market by Technology (2015 & 2020): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Active Self-Dimming Windows, Device-Embedded Glass, Smart Mirrors, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Electrochromic Technology Dominates Smart Mirrors Application
Self-Tinting in Automobiles: SPD-Based Smart Glass Rules the Market
Niche Active Smart Window Technologies Offers Untapped Market Potential
Lightweight Smart Glass: First-Choice Materials in Connected Cars
Recovering Global Automobiles Production: An Important Opportunity Indicator
Table 8: World Production of Passenger Cars: Breakdown of Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2017 & 2020 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: World Production of Commercial Vehicles: Breakdown of Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2017 & 2020 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Growing Concerns with Regard to Energy Loss Drive Demand for Switchable Smart Glass in Varied Applications
Switchable Privacy Glass Panels
Boardrooms and Conference Rooms
Residential Front Doors
Operating Theaters and Hospital Wards
Prisons and Detention Rooms
Retail Displays
Financial Institutions
Use of Privacy Glass Walls in Commercial and Residential Spaces Gain Momentum
Designs for Living Room
Bedroom Design
Bathroom Design
Restaurant and Bar Design
Contemporary Office Designs
Growing Trend towards Green/LEED Buildings Offer Lucrative Market Growth Opportunities
Spiraling Electricity Usage and Resulting Energy Costs Spur Demand for Automatic Tinting Windows in the Building Sector
Tinted Smart Glass Technology Revolutionizes Interior Design & Decor
Superior Attributes of Active Smart Glass Promote Higher Growth than Passive Types
Comparison of Active Smart Glass Technologies
Aesthetics: The Fundamental Factor behind the Huge Popularity of Smart Windows
Electrochromics and SPD: Leading Smart Glass Technologies
PDLC Active Smart Glass Penetration Marred by Limited Capabilities
Development of PDLC Technology
Active smart glasses respond to electrical stimulus
LCDs are today omnipresent
Self-Adhesive-Switchable PDLC Film and Laminated-Switchable PDLC Glass
Smart Windows in Aircrafts Enable Efficient Management of Light and Glare
Smart Glass Solutions to Revolutionize the Air Travel Experience
Smart Glass for Smart Yachts
Smart Glass to Witness Large-Scale Adoption in the Electronics Sector
Rising Popularity of Multiple Entertainment Displays Drive Smart Glass Demand in High-Performance Immersion Wall
Growing Applications of Smart Glass in the Healthcare Sector Lends Traction to Market Growth
Application of Smart Glass in Solar Panels to Open up New Growth Avenues
Rising Investments in Infrastructure Projects Strengthens Market Prospects
Table 10: Global Infrastructure Spending (in US$ Trillion) by Region/Country Over the Period 2010-2030
Table 11: Global Infrastructure Spending Estimates (in US$ Trillion) by Sector Over the Period 2013-2030
Key Factors Hampering Widespread Adoption of Smart Glass

4. SMART GLASS INNOVATIONS & ADVANCEMENTS
Low-E Laminated Glass
Nano Composite Architecture Materials
Self-tinting Windows
Smectic A
Near-UV Light Absorbing Smart Windows
Innovative Smart Glass Solutions that Substitute Electronic Window Shades
Sonte Film
Smart Tint
InvisiShade
Smart Glass that Address Enhanced Security Requirements
Walk-on Glass
Attack-resistant Glass
Fire-resistant Glass
Blast and Ballistic Resistant Glass
Electric Smart Glass for Corporate Advertising
Convert Buildings into Billboards
As Interactive Displays
Branding the Building
Using with Innovative Designs
Transitioning Store Windows
Smart Windows as Flat Screen Televisions (TVs)
Smart Glass Offer Customizable Home Environment
Triboelectrics-Powered Smart Windows
Self-Illuminating Glass Technology
Electricity-Free Smart Window
Color-changing, Electricity-producing Smart Glass
Smart Windows with Wide-angle Antireflection and Broadband Functionalities
Wi-Fi Compatible Smart Windows
AIS Swytchglas
Novel Smart Window Technology to Control Light and Heat Flow
Microgels to Replace Hydrogels in Smart Windows
Mobile App for Tinting Windows through Smartphones
Technology Expedites Switching between Warm and Cool Modes
Glass Embedded Electronics: The Next Big Thing in Automotive Smart Glass
Notable Glass Innovations for Cars
Jaguar Land Rover Bets Big on Future Applications of Smart Glass
Universal Smart Window Coating
Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) Integrated Smart Window
Production-Friendly and Less Costly Smart Window
Future Window Technology to Include Endless Possibilities and Innumerable Opportunities
Other Innovative & Advanced Smart Glass Solutions
Technological Innovations in Window Designs: An Evolutionary Scan
Float Glass
Insulating Glass
Vinyl Windows
Clad Windows
Tilt-In Replacements
Round Top Windows
Low-E Glass and Gas-Filled IGUs
Impact Glass
Ultrex Frames
Smart, Switchable, Dynamic Glass

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS
RavenWindow Unveils Gen3 Thermochromic Smart Windows
Inwido Introduces Smart Window
Panasonic Unveils High Image Contrast Transparent Screen Range
Seoli Innovations Launches New Smart Glass Solution
AGC Unveils New Dragontrail Pro Range
Vision Systems Unveils SPD-Smart Electronically Dimmable Windows for Airline Industry

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
Greenbriar Acquires a Private Company
View Receives Funding to Develop Electrochromic Smart Glass
Saint-Gobain Expands Flat Glass Production Capacity in Mexico
Vision Systems Inks Partnership Agreement with PPG Aerospace
Hanamac Acquires SPD-SmartGlass Automotive Windows License from Research Frontiers
Pleotint Inks Partnership Agreement with Romag & Clayton Glass
UMU Products Acquires License to Produce SPD- SmartGlass Architectural Window Products
Koch Industries Takes Over Guardian Industries
Vision Systems Forms New Division to Produce SPD-Smart Windows
Roofglaze Partners with Intelligent Glass
Smartglass Receives Order to Supply Solar Switchable Smartglass Panels
Sunpartner Technologies Inks Agreement with Nexcis

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS
Active Glass Technologies PLC (UK)
Asahi Glass Company Ltd. (Japan)
Asahi India Glass Ltd. (AIS) (India)
Clayton Glass Ltd. (UK)
Corning, Inc. (USA)
Essex Safety Glass Ltd. (UK)
Flat Glass Industries Ltd. (Australia)
Gentex Corporation (USA)
Glass Apps, LLC (USA)
Guardian Industries (USA)
Hitachi Chemical Group (Japan)
Intelligent Glass (UK)
InvisiShade, LLC (USA)
Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Pleotint, LLC (USA)
RavenWindow (USA)
Research Frontiers Incorporated (USA)
Saint-Gobain SA (France)
SAGE Electrochromics, Inc. (USA)
Schott Corporation (USA)
Scienstry, Inc. (USA)
Smart Glass Country (Canada)
SmartGlass International Limited (Ireland)
Vario Glass, Inc. (Canada)
View, Inc. (USA)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: World 8-Year Perspective for Smart Glass by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass by Technology
Electrochromic, Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Glass (PDLC) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World 8-Year Perspective for Smart Glass by Technology
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Electrochromic, Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Glass (PDLC) and Others Markets for Years 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass by End-Use Application
Transportation, Architectural and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: World 8-Year Perspective for Smart Glass by End-Use Application
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Transportation, Architectural and Others Markets for Years 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES
A.Market Analysis
Demand for Smart Windows to Witness Healthy Growth in the Largest Market
Table 18: Smart Glass Market in the US by End-use Application (2017E): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Construction, Electronics, Power Generation (Solar), and Transportation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: Energy Usage in the US by Sector (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Energy Consumption for Commercial, Industrial, Residential, and Transportation (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Recovery in Construction Activity to Spur Market Growth
Table 20: Residential Construction in the US (2007-2016): Number of Housing Starts by Type
Single-Family Units and Multi-Family Units (in ‘000) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: Projected Growth (%) of the US Construction Market over the Period 2012-2020 by Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Smart Windows to Gain Wider Adoption in the Commercial Real Estate Sector
Demand for Switchable Smart Glass in Residential Designs Gain Momentum
Recovery in US Automobile Production Boost Market Prospects
Table 22: US Vehicle Production (2008-2018P) (in Million Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Favorable Legislations Continues to Benefit Market Expansion
Table 23: LEED Projects Certification and Registrations (As of February 2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rise in Green Building Programs Bodes Well for Market Adoption
List of Green Building Codes/Projects in the US in Select States
The California Green Building Standards Code
The San Francisco Green Building Code
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 24: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass by Technology
Electrochromic, Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Glass (PDLC) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: US 8-Year Perspective for Smart Glass by Technology
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Electrochromic, Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Glass (PDLC) and Others Markets for Years 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA
A.Market Analysis
Recovery in Residential and Non-Residential Construction Propel Market Demand
Table 26: Housing Starts in
Canada 2008-2016): Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts in Thousands (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: Canadian Non-Residential Construction Sector’s Capital Expenditure in US$ Billion: 2010-2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Select Key Players
Strategic Corporate Development
B.Market Analytics
Table 28: The Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN
A.Market Analysis
Steady Growth in New Construction Augurs Well for Market Demand
Table 29: Annual New Construction Starts in
Japan (2010-2015) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Disaster Recovery Efforts Boost Consumption
Product Launches
Select Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 30: The Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Europe: A Leading Smart Glass Market Worldwide Continue to Grow
Stringent Energy Efficiency Regulations Drives Adoption of Smart Windows in Europe
Table 31: Energy Consumption for Space Heating in Select European Countries: Ranked by Energy Consumed for Space Heating as a Percentage of Overall Energy Consumption (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
The Energy Performance in Buildings (EPBD) Directive
Europe’s 2020 Program
Recovery in Construction Activity to Drive Steady Growth in Demand
Table 32: Construction Industry in
Europe (2014-2018): Percentage Change in Construction Output for Major Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 33: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass by Technology
Electrochromic, Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Glass (PDLC) and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: European 8-Year Perspective for Smart Glass by Technology
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Electrochromic, Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Glass (PDLC) and Others Markets for Years 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Escalating Energy Demand: A Strong Growth Driver for Smart Windows
Asian Countries Continue to Offer Significant Growth Opportunities
Table 35: Global Smart Glass Market
Geographic Regions Ranked by CAGR for 2015-2024: Asia-Pacific, Rest of World, Europe, Japan, Canada, and
The United States includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Upward Movement in Construction Activity to Drive Strong Market Growth
Table 36: Projected Growth in the Asian Construction Market by Region and Sector (2014-2020) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B.Market Analytics
Table 37: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass by Geographic Region
China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Smart Glass by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A.Market Analysis
China: The Fastest Growing Market Worldwide
Table 39: Urbanization in China (2010-2020P): Urban Population Growth (%) by City Clusters (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Booming Market for Green Buildings to Drive Smart Glass Adoption
B.Market Analytics
Table 40: The Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Australia: New Research Project to Drive Adoption of Smart Glass and STPVG in Protected Cropping
Indian Market for Smart Windows Shows Immense Promise
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Development
Select Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 41: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. REST OF WORLD
A.Market Analysis
Rapid Expansion in the Middle East Construction Sector Boosts Market Demand
Growing Construction Industry in Latin America to Benefit Market Expansion
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Pharos Glass
A Key Player in Saudi Arabia
B.Market Analytics
Table 42: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Glass Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Total Companies Profiled: 102 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 106)

  • The United States ((35)
  • Canada 6)
  • Japan (8)
  • Europe (30)
    • France (3)
    • Germany (6)
    • The United Kingdom (14)
    • Italy (1)
    • Spain (2)
    • Rest of Europe (4)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (25)
  • Middle East (1)
  • Africa (1)
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  • Active Glass Technologies PLC (UK)
  • Asahi Glass Company Ltd. (Japan)
  • Asahi India Glass Ltd. (AIS) (India)
  • Clayton Glass Ltd. (UK)
  • Corning, Inc. (USA)
  • Essex Safety Glass Ltd. (UK)
  • Flat Glass Industries Ltd. (Australia)
  • Gentex Corporation (USA)
  • Glass Apps, LLC (USA)
  • Guardian Industries (USA)
  • Hitachi Chemical Group (Japan)
  • Intelligent Glass (UK)
  • InvisiShade, LLC (USA)
  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Pleotint, LLC (USA)
  • RavenWindow (USA)
  • Research Frontiers Incorporated (USA)
  • Saint-Gobain SA (France)
  • SAGE Electrochromics, Inc. (USA)
  • Schott Corporation (USA)
  • Scienstry, Inc. (USA)
  • Smart Glass Country (Canada)
  • SmartGlass International Limited (Ireland)
  • Vario Glass, Inc. (Canada)
  • View, Inc. (USA)
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