India's virtual reality headset market shipment value has reached over $3.4 million in the January-March quarter of this fiscal, according to the latest research by 6Wresearch.
As per the report, the rise in shipment worth is related to the improvement in computer technology and the connectivity of the internet and also increased investments in the sector. With the advancement in the field of media and entertainment industry the virtual headset market has risen in India.
Moreover, rising demand from gaming enthusiasts as well as with recent launch from major smartphone players such as Samsung and Lenovo have further boosted the market, it said.
The research said that ANTVR and DOMO together captured more than 85 percent share of the market, with more than 11 vendors shipping virtual headsets in India.
"Increasing demand for virtual reality technology among mobile users, the introduction of entry-level VR headsets in the market and effective marketing from smartphone manufacturers have boosted the India virtual reality market", Economic Times quoted Anuj Mehrotra, senior research analyst at 6Wresearch-India electronics division as saying.
"Additionally, increasing application segments such as healthcare, industrial, education, and retail & marketing have further boosted the demand for VR headsets in the country", he added.
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