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WORLDWIDE FORECASTS FOR COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL
COMPUTER GRAPHICS APPLICATIONS, 2003-2008


$ billions
Application 2003 2008 CAG 3D CAG
CAD/CAM $21.2 ($11.3) $27.1 ($17.4) 5% 9%
Art/Animation $10.1 ($7.4) $16.3 ($12.5) 10% 11%
Multimedia/
DesktoVideo
$37.2 ($11.5) $59.9 ($24.2) 10% 16%
Realtime
Simulation
$1.5 ($1.5) $2.1 ($2.1) 7% 7%
Scientific
Visualization
$8.8 ($2.4) $14.2 ($4.8) 10% 15%
Graphic Arts $15.4 ($$7.1) $28.4 ($16.2) 13% 18%
Virtual Reality $2.2 ($2.2) $3.5 ($3.5) 10% 10%
Other $12.2 ($3.9) $19.6 ($8.2) 10% 16%
TOTAL $108.7 ($47.4) $171.1 ($88.9) 9% 13%

The dollar figures on the left-hand side of each column represent 2D and 3D forecasts for worldwide suppliers combined. The dollar figures to the right in parentheses represent 3D only.

CAG = compound annual growth.

Source: Machover Associates Corp. 2003 CMachover@aol.com