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Glass-Free HD 3D Display Market

Glass-Free HD 3D Display Market

Glass-Free HD 3D Display Market, Forecast, Trend, Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2021 to 2031

Glass-Free HD 3D Display Market
  • Jun-2021
  • List of Tables : 160
  • List of Figures : 54
  • 170 Pages
  • Consumer Goods

Market Snapshot

In 2021, the U.S. glass-free HD 3D display market grew impressively, setting aside scepticism about how the market would perform during a global pandemic. Across the whole of North America, sales of glass-free HD 3D displays are poised to reach a valuation of US$ 200 Mn by 2022.

Overall, the global glass-free HD 3D display market is valued at US$ 920 Mn in 2021, and is set to race ahead at a CAGR of around 15.5% through 2031.

Key Points Covered in the Glass-Free HD 3D Display Market Report

  • Market Estimates and Forecasts (2016-2031)
  • Key Drivers and Restraints Shaping Market Growth
  • Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  • Competition Mapping and Benchmarking
  • Brand Share and Market Share Analysis
  • Key Product Innovations and Regulatory Climate
  • COVID-19 Impact on Glass-free HD 3D Displays and How to Navigate
  • Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies

Sales of Glass-free HD 3D Displays from 2016 to 2020 Vs Market Projections for 2021 to 2031

Historically, from 2016 to 2020, use of glass-free HD 3D displays increased at around 9.5% CAGR, wherein, developed countries such as the U.S., China, Russia, Germany, U.K., and Spain held significant market share. These markets are constantly portraying significant growth opportunities with elevated construction projects and infrastructure developments.

Developing economies such as India, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and other ASEAN countries are maintaining a strong demand curve based on their infrastructure development pace, and hold more than 23% revenue share of global market revenue.

Increase in disposable income of people on global scale can be attributed to rising expenditure on these electronic products. Being on the luxury side of social standards, glass-free HD 3D displays have witnessed moderate traction over the historical period. But rise in purchasing power of consumers and high disposable income can alter the historic trend and lead to around 3X demand over the forecast period.

The market is projected to register around 15.5% CAGR during the forecast period of 2021-2031, and offer an incremental opportunity of around US$ 350 Mn. Companies have started developing glasses-free 3D displays by using a range of various technologies.

With viewers dislike for special glasses in existing 3D TVs, glass-free 3D display holds great opportunities. Providing user-friendly and easy viewing, manufacturers are focusing on improving depth effects to offer better view without 3D glasses.

What are the Key Opportunities for Glass-Free HD 3D Display Manufacturers?

Elevated standard of living and high disposable income are key factors generating opportunities for manufacturers of glass free HD 3D display market. Swelling world’s economy backed by major developing and developed countries has induced manufacturers to grab huge traction by cashing the trend.

Recent trends showcase the elevation of purchasing power of buyers and their investments over high living standards. High spending on luxury and electronics items from North America, Europe, and Japan has resulted manufacturers to be offered with huge scope of incremental opportunities to deviate the market and gain revenue generation capacity during medium to long term forecast period.

The Asia Pacific region consists of developing economies with high growth rate, and is expected to offer an incremental $ opportunity of more than US$ 250 Mn for key manufacturers.

Besides application in the TVs and mobiles, glass-free HD 3D display devices continue to witness significant adoption in other prominent applications also. Glass-free HD 3D display technology is likely to find greater application in signage boards.

By 2021-end, the signage boards segment is estimated to account for 2/5 share of global revenue, and is projected to bring in nearly US$ 400 million revenue.

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What are the Roadblocks for Glass-Free HD 3D Display Suppliers?

Additional costs carried by glass-free HD 3D displays is a major roadblock faced by industry leaders. One of the major restraining factors for market growth is low penetration in developing and under-developed economies, where price is the main concern for people with low disposable income.

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Country-wise Analysis

Why is the Mature Glass-Dree HD 3D Display Market in the U.S. Still Growing Strongly?

The market in the U.S. grew 8.3% from 2016 to 2020. The U.S. is leading the market from the front based on occupancy of maximum market players positioned here. North America is expected to remain dominant in the global market.

Towards the end of 2022, North America is estimated to exceed US$ 200 million in revenue. Increasing adoption of advanced technology, rise in disposable income, and increased consumer spending on luxury items are some of the factors driving demand for glass-free HD 3D displays in North America. The U.S. accounted for more than 23% market share in 2020.

What Makes China and Japan Hubs for Glass-Free HD 3D Display Demand?

In 2020, China accounted for over more than 30% share of the global market for glass-free HD 3D display respectively. According to Census 2020, market in Japan will also experience an impressive growth during the forecast period. Japan is already witnessing the launch of new products including glass-free 3D technology.

Moreover, major market players in Japan are also entering into partnerships to provide the latest technology with advanced features. Market players find APEJ and Japan the most lucrative markets for glass-free HD 3D displays at large scale, with short term forecasts to for 8% growth till 2025.

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Category-wise Insights

Why is Lenticular Glass-Free HD 3D Display Technology the Most Used in the Industry?

Actors are exploring their best for betterment of the glass-free HD 3D display to reach into unexplored opportunities in the market. Market players have realized the importance research and development to foster the potential of market anticipated for long-term market demand to be at 15.5% till 2031.

Manufacturers are using various technologies such as parallax barrier, light field display, lenticular display technology, etc., to offer better image quality with high resolution. The automultiscopic display is offered in slightly offset way which looks different when seen from different angles, thus creating a 3D effect that can be viewed without 3D glasses.

Compared to parallax barrier technology for glass-free HD 3D display, lenticular display technology is likely to experience strong growth as glass-free HD 3D display technology during 2021-2031. Accounting for nearly 2/3 of the revenue share by 2021 end, lenticular display technology is projected to create incremental $ opportunity of more than US$ 300 Mn by 2031.

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Why Does Signage Board Application of Glass-Free HD 3D Display Holds Lucrative Avenues for Manufacturers?

Signage Board, type glass-free HD 3D displays application are most prominently used in the glass-free HD 3D display portfolio and is being adopted by key market leaders. This application for glass-free HD 3D displays are opening new avenues in the market with increased investment opportunities based on their prominence. 

This glass-free HD 3D display application account for 30% revenue share in 2020 and is expected to grow with ascending CAGR of more than 6% during forecast period.

Signage boards, by 2021-end, are estimated to account for 2/5 of the revenue share on global revenue. Meanwhile, glass-free HD 3D display signage board is also projected to bring in nearly US$ 1.1 billion revenue by the end of 2031. 

The segment is also flourishing with high end research and innovation in the global glass-free HD 3D display business. Thus, market remains rich with different types of applications for glass-free HD 3D display and further poised to garner incremental $ opportunities of around US$ 250 million in dynamic business.

How Has COVID-19 Contracted Sales of Glass-Free HD 3D Displays?

COVID-19 has significantly degraded demand for glass-free HD 3D display, as globally all the manufacturing sites and production houses were shut down in the view of following lockdowns imposed by government.

The glass-free HD 3D display industry, which was growing at around 8.9% annually, witnessed a year-on-year reduction of nearly 2.4% in 2020 with the onset of COVID-19.

Highest hit in demand was observed in the 2nd quarter of the year, when globally, demand and supply chain for procurement of glass-free HD 3D displays observed to be muted. This also hurt key players operating the business, as the top markets for sale such as China, U.S., Japan, etc., were severely affected during the crisis.

Global business for glass-free HD 3D displays is now in a recovery phase, where market leaders are strategizing their robust supply chains and production units to cater to swelling demand.

Owing to rise in innovative technology and increasing competition, manufacturers are focusing on providing advanced technology to viewers by transforming the 3D viewing experience, making it more accessible and simple. Manufacturers are also focusing on using lenticular lens designs to create an autostereoscopic view.

Competitive Landscape

Majority of companies discussed in the report have focused on product launches and expanding their manufacturing units in developing regions.

Strategies include innovation, collaborations with key players, partnerships, strategic alliances, and strengthening of regional and global distribution networks.

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Report Scope

Attribute Details
Forecast Period 2021-2031
Historical Data Available for 2016-2020
Market Analysis US$ Mn for Value
Key Regions Covered
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • MEA
  • Japan
  • APEJ
Key Countries Covered
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Germany
  • U.K.
  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • South Africa
  • GCC Countries
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
Key Segments Covered
  • By Application
  • By Technology
  • Region
Key Companies Profiled
  • Alioscopy
  • Kangde Xin Composite Material Group Co., Ltd
  • Leyard Opto-Electronic Company Ltd.
  • Royal Philips N.V
  • TCL Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
  • Dolby Laboratories, Inc
  • 3M Company
  • New Vision Display Inc
  • Magnetic Media Holdings Inc
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Key Market Segments Covered

  • By Application

    • TVs
    • Advertising Display
    • Mobile Devices
    • Others
  • By Technology

    • Light Barrier Glass-Free HD 3D Display
    • Lenticular Lens Glass-Free HD 3D Display
    • Directional Backlight Glass-Free HD 3D Display
    • Direct Imaging Glass-Free HD 3D Display
    • Others
  • By Region

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • Japan
    • APEJ
    • MEA

Glass-Free HD 3D Display Market: Report Scope

Showing three-dimensional images without any requirement of eyewear or glasses is what glass-free HD 3D display offers. This technology is gaining traction as leading manufacturers are focusing on providing latest glass-free 3D visualization solutions for various applications such as television, tablets, smartphones, etc. Companies are also developing platforms that can convert 3D content into 3D effect without any glasses. This report, compiled by Fact.MR, provides in-depth analysis of the global glass-free HD 3D display market for the forecast period 2021-2031, and offers key insights about future market direction.

The scope of Fact.MR’s report is to analyze the global glass-free HD 3D display market for the forecast period 2021-2031 and provide readers an unbiased and accurate analysis. Glass-free HD 3D display manufacturers, stakeholders, and suppliers in the global consumer goods sector can benefit from the analysis offered in this report. This report offers a comprehensive analysis, which can be of interest to leading trade magazines and journals pertaining to glass-free HD 3D display.


The report commences with a brief information of the global glass-free HD 3D display market. This executive summary sets the tone for the rest of the report, providing users the scope of the report. The executive summary includes important facts and statistics on the global glass-free HD 3D display market.


The next section offers an overview of the global glass-free HD 3D display market. This comprises an introduction to the market, along with a standard definition of the product – glass-free HD 3D display. In this section, market value and year-over-year growth is offered to the readers. Year-over-year growth provides readers with a broader view of growth patterns over the forecast period.

The report’s succeeding section focuses on drivers, restraints and key trends from macroeconomic, demand, and supply perspectives. Impact analysis of weighted average model-based growth drivers is contained in the report for better provision of decision-making insights to clients.

In order to offer readers with up-to-date information about the latest advancements in the global glass-free HD 3D display market, the report provides updates about market opportunities, which can benefit leading manufacturers of glass-free HD 3D display. With continuous evolution of the consumer goods sector, keeping a record of latest developments and trends is fundamental for glass-free HD 3D display manufacturers to formulate key business strategies. Detailed insights about raw material sourcing, supply chain, pricing analysis, list of distributors, and cost structure are provided in this section.

Considering the broad scope of the global glass-free HD 3D display market the report by Fact.MR provides in-depth and segment-wise analysis and forecast. The global glass-free HD 3D display market is segmented on the basis of application, technology, and region. The segment-wise analysis also offers a detailed country-wise forecast on all the key parameters.

The report’s last section comprises of the global glass-free HD 3D display market competitive landscape, to provide readers with the dashboard view of company analysis and market players. This competitive intelligence is based on the providers’ categories across value chain, and their presence in the global glass-free HD 3D display market.

Research Methodology

Fact.MR is committed to offer unbiased and independent market research solutions to its clients. Each market report of Fact.MR is compiled after months of exhaustive research. We bank on a mix of tried-and-tested and innovative research methodologies to offer the most comprehensive and accurate information. Our main sources of research include,

  • Primary research
  • Secondary research
  • Trade research
  • Focused interviews
  • Social media analysis

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Sales of glass-free HD 3D display products are expected to reach US$ 920 Mn in 2021, amid rising adoption of electronic devices across the world.

From 2016 to 2020, sales of glass-free HD 3D displays rose at a staggering 9.5% CAGR according to Fact.MR’s estimates.


Surging disposable income across key emerging economies is accelerating spending on luxury devices, including HD television sets and other gadgets, widening market expansion prospects.

Lenticular glass-free HD 3D displays are popular and are expected to account for 15.5% of overall revenue through 2031.

Fact.MR has projected around 15.5% CAGR for glass-free HD 3D display sales during 2021-2031. In terms of volume, demand is expected to increase at nearly 13% CAGR over the same period.

Top manufacturers of glass-free HD 3D displays include tier-1 companies such as Kangde Xin Composite Material Group Co., Ltd, Alioscopy Inc., Royal Philips N.V, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd., 3M Company, and New Vision Display Inc., who together accounte

China, Germany, the U.S., India, and France accounted for majority consumption of glass-free HD 3D displays in 2020.

The market in North America is anticipated to expand at 8.5% CAGR to remain one of the leading regions driving demand.

In terms of value, China, Japan, South Korea, and the U.S. are key exporters of glass-free HD 3D display products.

The market in South Korea and Japan is estimated to progress at 8.3% and 7.9% CAGRs, respectively, during 2021-2031.

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