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Virtual Training and Simulation Market Expected to Reach $601.85 Billion by 2027


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quote Growth in awareness regarding the virtual training and simulation technology; its cost-effective benefits; and increase in expenditure in education, healthcare, and defense sectors are key factors that driver the growth of the virtual training and simulation market. quote

Pramod Borasi
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According to a recent report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Virtual Training and Simulation Market by Component and End User: Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020–2027,” the virtual training and simulation market size was valued at $204.41 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach $601.85 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 13.7% from 2020 to 2027.

The global virtual training and simulation market is in its growing phase, having significant acceptance in almost every major region. In this report, the market is studied on the basis of its components, end users, and region. The top impacting factors identified in the virtual training and simulation market growth includes rising awareness regarding simulation technology; cost-effectiveness of virtual training and simulation; and increase in defense, healthcare, and education expenditure. In the prevailing business scenario, the demand for advanced and efficient virtual training and simulation tools is on a continuous rise. On the other hand, resistance to adopt this technology and lack of investments in R&D are anticipated to hinder the market pace.

Currently, North America represents the highest share in the global virtual training and simulation market, whereas the Asia-Pacific market is expected to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period. Further, innovation in technology, falling prices of virtual training & simulation products, widening scope of the technology in various end users, and rising internet usage increased the adoption of virtual training and simulation. 

The report highlights the Porter’s five forces analysis for the market comprising R&D, component manufacturers, assembly, programming & testing department, marketing & sales, end users, and after sales services. The presence of established market players and high switching costs lead to the moderate bargaining power for suppliers. Further, high brand loyalty, high product differentiation, and high initial investments limit the threat from new entrants.

The value chain analysis provides a systematic study of the key intermediaries involved in the final product manufacturing. The value chain includes R&D, component manufacturers, assembly, programming & testing facilities, marketing & sales, customers, and post-sales services. This analysis helps the stakeholders devise appropriate strategies and develop their businesses accordingly. The virtual training and simulation market trends study also focuses on the growth of the market segments based on components, end users, and region. Based on components, the market is divided into software and hardware. By end users, it is classified into civil aviation, defense & security, education, entertainment, digital manufacturing, and healthcare.

The virtual training and simulation market have witnessed significant growth in past few years; however, due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the market is projected to witness a steady growth in 2020. In addition, the virtual training and simulation market is projected to prosper in the upcoming years after the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, various organizations across the globe are adopting online training session for their employees to improve their business process and to increase their operational efficiency.

Key Findings Of The Study

  • By component, the hardware segment dominated the virtual training and simulation market forecast. However, the software segment is expected to exhibit significant growth during the forecast period in the virtual training and simulation industry.
  • Depending on end user, the entertainment industry generated the highest virtual training and simulation market share in 2019. However, the education sector is expected to witness a considerable growth in the near future. 
  • Region wise, Asia-Pacific is expected to witness significant growth in terms of CAGR in the coming years. Moreover, the North America market dominated the virtual training and simulation market in 2019 in terms of revenue.

Some of the key market players profiled in the virtual training and simulation market analysis include CAE Inc., L-3 Link Simulation & Training, Cubic Corporation, ON24, Inc., BAE systems PLC, Kratos Defence & Security Solutions, Inc., DiSTI Corporation, ANSYS, Inc., SaaB AB, and Lockheed Martin Corporation. Major players operating in this market have witnessed significant adoption of strategies that include business expansion and partnership to reduce supply and demand gap. Further, these players are anticipated to invest more in R&D activities to provide more compact and cost-effective solutions for numerous applications. In addition, the leading vendors are expected to target industries such as transportation, energy, and mining, where adoption of virtual training and simulation technology is low as compared to other end users.

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