Gartner Research

Emerging Technology Analysis: 3D Camera in Smartphones

Published: 17 October 2016

ID: G00295246

Analyst(s): Hiroyuki Shimizu

Summary

Year 2016 is a landmark for 3D cameras in smartphones; Apple embeds a dual camera into the iPhone 7 Plus is among the highlights. Semiconductor product marketing managers must prepare for the rush of fast followers driving a variety of 3D implementations and rapid 3D related technology advances.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Technology Description
  • Technology Adoption
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • 3D Printing
    • VR/AR Technologies
    • Security/Authentication
    • Entertainment
    • Actions for the Next Six to 18 Months
  • References

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.