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Smart Windows - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 232 Pages
  • October 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 5140154

Global Smart Windows Market to Reach $7.6 Billion by 2027

In the changed post COVID-19 business landscape, the global market for Smart Windows estimated at US$3.6 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$7.6 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 11.3% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 9% CAGR and reach US$4.1 Billion by the end of the analysis period. Taking into account the ongoing post pandemic recovery, growth in the Electrochromic segment is readjusted to a revised 16.4% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $1.2 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 13.7% CAGR

The Smart Windows market in the U.S. is estimated at US$1.2 Billion in the year 2020. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$1.2 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 13.7% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 9.7% and 10.1% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 10.6% CAGR.

Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) Segment to Record 13.1% CAGR

In the global Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 13.1% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$311.5 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$719.8 Million by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets.

Select Competitors (Total 77 Featured) -

  • ChromoGenics
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • EControl-Glas GmbH & Co. KG
  • Gentex Corporation
  • Heliotrope Technologies
  • Innovative Glass Corporation
  • Pleotint LLC
  • Polytronix, Inc.
  • PPG Industries Inc
  • RavenWindow
  • SAGE Electrochromics Inc
  • Scienstry
  • Smart Glass International Ltd
  • Smart Windows Colorado
  • View, Inc.

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Table of Contents

I. METHODOLOGYII. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • Smart Windows - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for 77 Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
  • 2020 Marked as a Year of Disruption & Transformation
  • World Economic Growth Projections (Real GDP, Annual % Change) for 2019 to 2022
  • COVID-19 Pandemic Dents Growth in Global Smart Windows Market
  • Performance Snapshot of Major End-Use Markets
  • Automotive Sector
  • Global Automotive Market Reset & Trajectory - Growth Outlook (In %) For Years 2019 Through 2025
  • Construction Sector
  • Global Construction Reset & Trajectory - Growth Outlook (In %) For Years 2019 Through 2021
  • Smart Windows: A Prelude
  • Smart Glass: A Growing Area of Interest
  • Types of Smart Windows
  • Market Outlook
  • Growth Drivers in a Nutshell
  • Key Growth Restraints
  • Suspended particle device (SPD) Glass Accounts for Major Share
  • Developed Markets Dominate, while Developing Markets Drive Growth
  • China: A Fast Growing Market for Smart Windows
  • High Costs: A Major Issue
  • Competition
  • Market Witnesses Rising Investments and Increasing Patent Activity
  • Leading Smart Glass Windows Startups
  • Noteworthy Smart Window Solutions Worldwide: Brief Details of Product and Key Features
  • Research & Development: Need of the Hour to expand Market Adoption
  • Recent Market Activity
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
3. MARKET TRENDS & 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
  • Growing Concerns with Regard to Energy Loss Drive Demand for Switchable Smart Glass in Varied Applications
  • Aesthetics: The Fundamental Factor behind the Huge Popularity of Smart Windows
  • Implementation of Smart Buildings and Smart Cities Boosts Prospects
  • Global Market for Smart City Technologies in US$ Million for the Years 2019 and 2025
  • Recovery in Construction Sector to Boost Growth
  • World Construction Industry (in US$ Trillion) for the Years 2020, 2021 & 2022
  • Transportation: An Important Market for Smart Windows
  • Focus on Energy Efficiency, Better Fuel Economy, and Improved Vehicle Designs Drive Robust Demand
  • Self-Cleaning and Self-Repairing Applications Gain Momentum
  • Global Automotive Smart Glass Market by Technology (2015 & 2025): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Active Self-Dimming Windows, Device-Embedded Glass, Smart Mirrors, and Others
  • Self-Tinting in Automobile Windows : An Insight
  • Lightweight Smart Glass: First-Choice Materials in Connected Cars
  • Smart Windows Seek Opportunities in Self-Driving Cars
  • Global Autonomous-Ready Vehicles Net Additions in Thousands: 2019 and 2024
  • Recovery in Automobiles Production: An Important Opportunity Indicator
  • World Automobile Production in Million Units: 2008-2022
  • Monthly New Vehicle Sales in the US: Jan 2020 - Feb 2021
  • Proliferation of Electric Vehicles to Help Smart Glass Find Mainstream Adoption
  • Number of EVs on Road Worldwide by Type (In Million Units) for the Years 2019 and 2022
  • Spiraling Electricity Usage and Resulting Energy Costs Spur Demand for Automatic Tinting Windows in the Building Sector
  • Global Energy Consumption by Sector (2019): Percentage Breakdown of Energy Consumption for Buildings, Commercial, Industrial, Transportation, and Others
  • Smart Windows in Aircrafts Enable Efficient Management of Light and Glare
  • Growing Focus on Enhancing Consumer Experience at Airports to Drive Smart Window Installations
  • Impact of COVID-19 on Airlines and Airports
  • Global Airlines & Airports Market Reset & Trajectory - Growth Outlook (In %) For Years 2019 Through 2025
  • Expected Losses in Global Aviation Industry (In US$ Billion)
  • Global Announced Airport Infrastructure Projects Value in US$ Billion by Region
  • Smart Glass for Smart Yachts: A Potential Growth Avenue
  • Sales of Superyachts in Units for the Years 2015 and 2022
  • Superior Attributes of Active Smart Glass Promote Higher Growth than Passive Types
  • Comparison of Active Smart Glass Technologies
  • Electrochromics and SPD: Leading Smart Glass Technologies
  • PDLC Active Smart Glass: An Alternative to PDLC Active Smart Glass Penetration Marred by Limited Capabilities
  • Smart Glass Innovation and Advancements
  • Nanotechnology Brings Hope to Help Buildings See Green through Smart Windows
  • Water-Repellant & Ventilation Options
  • Smart Window with Potential to Regulate & Harness Solar Energy for Energy-Efficient Buildings
  • Near-UV Light Absorbing Smart Windows
  • Innovative Smart Glass Solutions that Substitute Electronic Window Shades
  • Triboelectrics-Powered Smart Windows
  • Electricity-Free Smart Window
  • Smart Windows with Wide-angle Antireflection and Broadband Functionalities
  • Wi-Fi Compatible Smart Windows
  • Novel Smart Window Technology to Control Light and Heat Flow
  • Microgels to Replace Hydrogels in Smart Windows
  • Mobile App for Tinting Windows through Smartphones
  • Universal Smart Window Coating
  • Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) Integrated Smart Window
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
  • TABLE 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 2: World 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2021 & 2027
  • TABLE 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 4: World 7-Year Perspective for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2021 & 2027
  • TABLE 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electrochromic by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 6: World 7-Year Perspective for Electrochromic by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2021 & 2027
  • TABLE 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 8: World 7-Year Perspective for Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2021 & 2027
  • TABLE 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Technologies by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 10: World 7-Year Perspective for Other Technologies by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2021 & 2027
III. MARKET ANALYSIS
UNITED STATES
  • Smart Windows Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)
  • TABLE 11: USA Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 12: USA 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
CANADA
  • TABLE 13: Canada Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 14: Canada 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
JAPAN
  • Smart Windows Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)
  • TABLE 15: Japan Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 16: Japan 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
CHINA
  • Smart Windows Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)
  • TABLE 17: China Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 18: China 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
EUROPE
  • Smart Windows Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)
  • TABLE 19: Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 20: Europe 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2021 & 2027
  • TABLE 21: Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 22: Europe 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
FRANCE
  • Smart Windows Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)
  • TABLE 23: France Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 24: France 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
GERMANY
  • Smart Windows Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)
  • TABLE 25: Germany Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 26: Germany 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
ITALY
  • TABLE 27: Italy Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 28: Italy 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
UNITED KINGDOM
  • Smart Windows Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)
  • TABLE 29: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 30: UK 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
REST OF EUROPE
  • TABLE 31: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 32: Rest of Europe 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Smart Windows Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)
  • TABLE 33: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 34: Asia-Pacific 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
REST OF WORLD
  • TABLE 35: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Windows by Technology - Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 36: Rest of World 7-Year Perspective for Smart Windows by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Suspended Particle Devices (SPD), Electrochromic, Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) and Other Technologies for the Years 2021 & 2027
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 77

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • ChromoGenics
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • EControl-Glas GmbH & Co. KG
  • Gentex Corporation
  • Heliotrope Technologies
  • Innovative Glass Corporation
  • Pleotint LLC
  • Polytronix, Inc.
  • PPG Industries Inc
  • RavenWindow
  • SAGE Electrochromics Inc
  • Scienstry
  • Smart Glass International Ltd
  • Smart Windows Colorado
  • View, Inc.