GVR Report cover Pico Projector Market Report

Pico Projector Market Analysis By Product (Standalone, Embedded, Media Player, USB, Laser), By Technology (DLP, LBS, LCoS, Holographic Laser Projection), By Application (Consumer Electronics, Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare) And Segment Forecast To 2022

  • Report ID: 978-1-68038-047-7
  • Number of Report Pages: 80
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook

Report Overview

Smartphone proliferation is the key factor expected to fuel the global pico projector market size over the forecast period. The high convenience offered by these products when integrated with portable devices such as a tablet, phones, and laptops is expected to contribute favorably towards future growth.

U.S. pico projector market by product, 2012 - 2022 (USD Million)

U.S. pico projector market

Reduction in the average selling price of these products is anticipated to impel demand. Technological advancements have resulted in a better contrast ratio along with high pixel quality. Portability and increasing application areas may also catapult growth.

Several benefits including watch and share videos, pictures, documents, and presentations anytime and anywhere are expected to elevate product demand over the foreseeable future. Development of products compatible with Wi-Fi, WiMax, and 3G/4G technologies is also anticipated to catalyze growth. The emergence of Internet of Things (IoT) coupled with growing popularity of smart devices may offer avenues for industry growth.

Developments including product miniaturization and lesser weight result in increasing portability and demand. Its integration with wearable electronics is also estimated to increase gaming experience, which may also impel pico projector market demand.

Product Insights

Embedded projectors are expected to represent the highest revenue share over the forecast period owing to smartphone proliferation. The introduction of new smartphones with virtual keyboards paired with penetration of BYOD offers several growth opportunities. Its use as Head-up Display (HUD) in the automobile is also expected to increase demand. These devices are also used in wearable electronics in order to raise gaming experience.

The standalone pico projector market is expected to lose slowly share to laser and embedded products over the next seven years owing to the growing need for mobility across all the sectors. Such products are more prominently used in education sectors. The laser projector, still in the development stage, is expected to increase image quality, which may fuel demand.

Technology Insights

Digital Light Processing (DLP) and Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS) are mainstream technologies used in devices. Technological advancement has resulted in high contrast, quality, and focused images as compared to conventional display sources. Texas Instruments developed DLP technology, which is characterized by and has gained popularity for its compact size.

Laser Beam Steering (LBS) is expected to exhibit substantial growth owing to its integration with smartphones and tablets. This technology may provide a better quality display than DLP and LCoS.

Application Insights

Prominent end-use applications include consumer electronics, aerospace & defense, healthcare, and education. Consumer electronics is expected to be the dominant segment owing to widespread usage in smartphones and other wearable gadgets.

The Recent introduction of Smart Cast by Lenovo has several intuitive features such as infrared motion detector, built-in laser projector, and high-performance algorithms. These features project large virtual touch screen onto screens and tablets. Education institutions use these products to make the classroom training of students better and intuitive. Growing trend of providing high-end education and training in several high schools and colleges may spur demand over the forecast period.

In the healthcare sector, these devices are used for better patient management such as sharing patient’s data across departments in the hospital with their device. They are also used in the business sector in order to deliver a presentation in meetings.

Regional Insights

North America pico projector market is the leading region and exhibits low entry barriers since smartphone manufacturers try to find cost-effective products to embed in their devices. The European industry is expected to be driven by increasing adoption of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies incorporate and growing demand for high image quality.

High adoption of smartphones, tablets, and laptops in Asia Pacific over the forecast period is a key factor expected to contribute towards future demand. Smartphone sales in these markets are largely driven by replacement sales.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

Prominent industry players include AAXA Technology, Acer Inc, Microvision Inc., Optoma Inc., Samsung Electronics, and Sony Corporation. The industry is characterized by intense competition where players are competing on the basis of technology. These devices are price-sensitive, and players are focused on cost-cutting in order to gain profitability.

Pico Projector Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2020

USD 2,194.1 million

Revenue forecast in 2022

USD 2,389.5 million

Growth Rate

CAGR of 8.8% from 2015 to 2022

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2012 - 2014

Forecast period

2015 - 2022

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2015 to 2022

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Product, technology, application, and region.

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; MEA

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; UK; Germany; China; India; Japan; Brazil; Mexico.

Key companies profiled

3M Co.; AAXA Technologies Inc.; Acer Inc.; Coretronic Corporation; Lite-On Technology Corporation; Luminus Devices; and Microvision Inc.

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