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3D Printing in Eyewear: From Mass Customization to Smartglasses 2021


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Published on Nov 12, 2020 SKU SMP-AM-3DPEYE-1120 Categories , Tags ,

Markets for 3D Printing Eyewear 2021 analyzes the current market landscape and forecasts the next decade of business opportunities, projecting that AM-specific yearly revenue opportunities in the eyewear industry will amount to $2.26 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 20% from 2020.  This figure includes revenues generated by three primary AM-industry specific segments: AM hardware, AM materials and AM services. Overall revenues, including 3D capturing eyewear and software as well as all 3D printed applications, will amount to over $5 billion yearly. 

The report also provides an unprecedented analysis deep into the revenue opportunities offered by the global eyewear segment, reflecting advancements in all three key segments where 3D printing technologies are impacting footwear production: prototyping, tooling and final parts. The report also provides an updated analysis of how AM hardware, AM materials, AM service and AM software are impacted by the evolving eyewear industry scenario.

A full geographic breakdown and localized forecast of the eyewear AM market, for each key segment (hardware, materials, applications) is provided.

All key operators in this segment have been identified and classified, all major technologies and all AM material classes have been analyzed for their potential on eyewear part production in order to assess the associated revenue opportunities from all angles. Key stakeholders highlighted include: Materialise, EOS, HP, BASF, Luxexcel, HOYA, Luxottica, Safilo, Facebook and dozens of startups and design studios.