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Spatial Computing Market Size - By Component (Hardware, Software, Services), Technology (Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality (MR)), End User (Automotive, Healthcare, Gaming, Manufacturing, Retail, Education) & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6775
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
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Spatial Computing Market Size

Spatial Computing Market size was valued at USD 105.9 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 19% between 2023 and 2032. Technological advancements are a primary factor spurring the market growth. Constant improvements in hardware and software components, such as more powerful processors, higher-resolution displays, and precise sensors, enhance the user experience. These advancements lead to more immersive & interactive augmented and virtual reality experiences, making spatial computing increasingly appealing to consumers and businesses alike. As technology continues to evolve, it enables the development of innovative applications across various industries.

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The surging popularity of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) is a significant catalyst for the spatial computing market's expansion. With consumers increasingly embracing AR and VR for immersive gaming, entertainment, and interactive experiences, the demand for spatial computing technologies has escalated. This heightened interest is fueling investments, innovations, and content creation within the industry. Consequently, the market is witnessing a substantial growth as it leverages this growing consumer preference for AR & VR applications and devices.


High costs associated with superior-quality AR and VR hardware pose a significant hurdle for the spatial computing market. Premium devices often come with steep price tags, restricting access for both consumers and businesses. Mitigating this challenge involves finding ways to manufacture affordable yet high-quality hardware solutions, making them more accessible to a broader audience. Striking the right balance between cost-effectiveness and performance will be crucial to encourage wider adoption and boost the industry growth.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had positive impacts on the spatial computing market. The pandemic accelerated the adoption of spatial computing technologies due to the increased need for remote work and collaboration solutions. Businesses turned to spatial computing for virtual meetings, conferences, and remote team collaboration, enhancing productivity and engagement. Additionally, it increased the demand for spatial computing applications in healthcare, education, and training as they offered innovative solutions for remote patient care, virtual classrooms, and immersive training experiences.

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The establishment of spatial computing studios within educational institutions is contributing to the spatial computing industry revenue. These studios serve as hubs for innovation and skill development, nurturing the next generation of spatial computing professionals.

For instance, in August 2023, the Salina Campus of Kansas State University, in collaboration with the Salina Airport Authority and the State of Kansas, announced a partnership with Pure Imagination Studios, based in Hollywood, to establish an advanced spatial computing studio and learning center. This substantial USD 41 million investment represents a significant boost to the infrastructure of K-State's Salina campus and brings the promise of 101 new job opportunities, marking a momentous development for the region.

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Spatial Computing Market Size, By Component, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

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The hardware segment recorded around 45% of the spatial computing market share in 2022. Spatial computers, which seamlessly merge digital content with the physical world, are creating lucrative growth opportunities for the hardware components sector of the market. The demand for high-performance processors, advanced sensors, and immersive displays is surging as these components are vital for delivering a seamless user experience.

For instance, in June 2023, Apple introduced the Apple Vision Pro, an innovative spatial computing device that integrates digital content with the physical environment. It enables users to remain connected to their surroundings and others while offering a limitless canvas for apps that extend beyond the confines of conventional displays. This groundbreaking technology also introduces a fully three-dimensional user interface, controlled through the most natural & intuitive inputs available.

Spatial Computing Market Share, By Technology, 2022

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The Augmented Reality (AR) segment held over 40% of the spatial computing market share in 2022. AR studio spatial computing platforms have the potential to enhance interoperability and propel AR technology within the market. These platforms often offer standardized frameworks and tools, making it easier for developers to create compatible AR applications.

For instance, in August 2023, Rokid, a technology company specializing in human-computer interface technology, unveiled its Rokid AR Studio spatial computing platform. This innovative offering combines the Station Pro computing system with the Max Pro AR smart glasses. Through these integrated solutions, Rokid aims to immerse users in the world of spatial computing, providing them with an immersive & engaging experience.

U.S. Spatial Computing Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

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North America spatial computing market accounted for 30% of revenue share in 2022, due to the growing technological advancements. The region is an innovation hub, with leading tech companies continuously pushing the boundaries of spatial computing hardware and software. This technological leadership fosters cutting-edge product development and attracts investment and talent, creating a thriving ecosystem for spatial computing. As a result, North America remains a leader in proliferating the adoption of spatial computing technologies across various industries and consumer markets.

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The major companies operating in the spatial computing market are

  • Microsoft Corporation
  •  Google LLC
  •  Meta Platforms, Inc.
  • Apple Inc.
  • Sony Corporation
  •  Intel Corporation
  •  NVIDIA Corporation.

Spatial Computing Industry News

  • In August 2023, ShapesXR, a collaborative spatial design application aimed at simplifying the creation of prototypes for spatial interfaces, interactions, and environments, disclosed securing a USD 8.6 million seed investment. A portion of these funds will be allocated to expanding the company’s portfolio to a wider range of headsets.

This spatial computing market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Component

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Services

Market, By Technology

  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Mixed Reality (MR)

Market, By End User

  • Automotive
  • Healthcare
  • Gaming
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Education
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • ANZ
    • Southeast Asia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of spatial computing reached USD 105.9 billion in 2022 and is set to witness 19% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to rapid technological advancements, such as more powerful processors, higher-resolution displays, and precise sensors, in spatial computing.

The hardware component segment held over 45% of the market share in 2022, on account of the rising need for high-performance processors, advanced sensors, and immersive displays.

North America accounted for 30% in the market share in 2022, owing to the presence of leading tech companies that are continuously pushing the boundaries of spatial computing hardware and software in the region.

Microsoft Corporation, Google LLC, Meta Platforms, Inc., Apple Inc., Sony Corporation, Intel Corporation, and NVIDIA Corporation are some of the major spatial computing companies worldwide.

Spatial Computing Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
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