DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 9, 2012 — Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tj6qlq/2012_cad_report) has announced the addition of the "2012 CAD Report" report to their offering.
The CAD market, one of the largest and most established software markets is dynamic and growing in new directions. There are several important trends affecting the growth of the market including:
Worldwide all markets slowed down during the economic recession of 2008-2009 but the engines are starting up again. Asia and India barely slowed and new markets are joining them including Latin America, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.
In the near term JPR sees slowed growth in several markets as economic uncertainty in the U.S. and Europe bedevil the recovery. The hardest hit market will be AEC Architecture, Engineering, and Construction).
New platforms and new distribution models will lead the market. CAD has long been a high-value product and CAD companies have jealously protected their high margins. The new opportunities opened up by cloud computing, apps, and tablets give CAD companies an opening to have it all, high volume, low cost consumer-ish apps along with new ways to offer boutique services to valued subscription customers.
Leaner, more efficient companies are ready to rebuild after the recession years. The companies are looking at ways to retool their businesses for more efficiency.
The CAD report includes market share data among the major CAD vendors, it provides geographic data, and takes a closer look at the larger sub-segments: MCAD, AEC, Process & Power, and GIS. Also included in the report are market forecasts to 2016 and a discussion of the trends that have influenced our forecast.
Key Topics Covered:
- CAD Market Overview
- Trends 2011
- CAD Market Overview
- Through the recession, the rich got richer.
- CAD companies, their third party partners, and distribution
- The importance of third party partners
- Market Share Leaders
- 3D: Shifts in emphasis
- Low cost and free 2D gains ground in 2010
- The Architectural market; a move to new models
- Manufacturing CAD
- The U.S. educational crisis in science and engineering
- Process and Power
- The Mac market
- Autodesk on the Mac, a growing ecosphere
- Forecast Conclusion
- Table of Figures
- Table of Tables
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tj6qlq/2012_cad_report.