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TMCNet:  Research and Markets: Global Smart Classroom Market 2014-2018 with Apple, IBM, Microsoft, and SMART Technologies Dominating

[April 03, 2014]

Research and Markets: Global Smart Classroom Market 2014-2018 with Apple, IBM, Microsoft, and SMART Technologies Dominating

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tb9mwc/global_smart) has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Classroom Market 2014-2018 with Apple, IBM, Microsoft, and SMART Technologies Dominating" report to their offering.

The Global Smart Classroom market to grow at a CAGR of 31% to 2018.

The growing importance of 3D educational tools is a trend being witnessed in the market. 3D learning places students in a virtual environment which provides information in an effective manner. In addition, advancements in animation technology provide better 3D learning solutions to K-12 classrooms. 3D learning technology helps in understanding concepts through visuals. Moreover, it will have an impact on the overall performance of the students as it increases student motivation, attention span, and engagement. In addition, it shows behavioral and communication changes among students leading to improved interaction in the classroom.

According t the report, one of the major drivers in the market is an increasing scope for interactive display instruments. Interactive display instruments help in attracting students towards the class in progress thus improving the overall performance of the students. Since institutions are concerned about providing the best service to students in order to also improve the performance of the institutions, these products are in high demand. Therefore, vendors are also trying to customize the software and hardware to provide better outcomes.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in this market is the high cost of implementation of smart classroom devices and related applications. Although they offer several benefits, this capital-intensive technology is a major barrier for adoption among institutions. In addition to capital costs, maintenance of such systems can also be expensive, thereby limiting the growth of the market.

Key vendors dominating this space are:

  • Apple (News - Alert) Inc.
  • IBM Corp
  • Microsoft Corp.
  • SMART Technologies Inc.

Other vendors mentioned in the report are:

  • AT&T Technologies Inc.
  • Blackboard Inc.
  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Dell (News - Alert) Inc.
  • Discovery Communication Inc
  • Dreambox Learning Inc.
  • Echo360
  • Fujitsu Corp.
  • Jenzabar Inc.
  • Lenovo (News - Alert) Group Ltd
  • Promethean World plc
  • Saba Software Inc.

Key questions answered in this report:

  • What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tb9mwc/global_smart


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