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IR (Infrared) Camera Market Analysis By Material (Germanium, Silicon, Zinc Selenide, Sapphire), By Application (Military & Defense, Industrial, Commercial, Medical Imaging) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

IR (Infrared) Camera Market Analysis By Material (Germanium, Silicon, Zinc Selenide, Sapphire), By Application (Military & Defense, Industrial, Commercial, Medical Imaging) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

The global IR camera market is expected to reach USD 5.10 billion by 2020. IR cameras help identify the site of tissue damage in case of injuries, and are expected to witness surging demand in medical imaging applications. They have been extensively used by airports during the outbreak of epidemics to identify and screen passengers with elevated body temperatures. Microbolometer development has resulted in increased commercialization, which is also expected to be a key market driver.

High demand for IR cameras across several emerging market segments including food service and distribution, healthcare and screening, veterinary science, automotive care, maritime vessel inspections and aircraft inspection offer opportunities for market growth. Incorporating infrared cameras in smartphones at lower costs is expected to present vistas for market growth for companies operating in the market. Declining defense spending may pose a barrier to the global IR camera market over the next six years.

Further key findings from the study suggest:

Germanium accounted for over 35% of the IR camera market in 2013. Sapphire lenses are extremely hard, durable and exhibit good transmission range covering UV to IR range. These lenses are suitable for high-pressure, high power applications, and the segment is expected to witness high growth over the next six years.

Military and defense was the largest application segment in 2013; these applications have challenging requirements for temperature tolerance, ruggedness, and reliability. Reduction in IR camera prices is expected to have a positive bearing on the penetration of technology in security, surveillance, and automotive markets as technology plays an important part in providing night-vision option in automobiles.

North America is expected to be the key regional market over the forecast period owing to presence of major industry participants. Technological advancements along with the presence of key industry players contributed to regional market growth. Furthermore, video surveillance cabling and infrastructure market is expected to drive regional market growth. Increased use in automotive, oil & gas and other commercial applications is expected to play a pivotal role in the penetration of IR cameras in Asia Pacific.

Key companies operating in the market are FLIR Systems, Axis Communications, Samsung Techwin, Fluke Corporation, Testo AG, etc. Major market strategies adopted by industry participants include product development and innovation, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global IR camera market on the basis of material, application and region:

IR Camera Material Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2020)

  • Germanium
  • Silicon
  • Zinc Selenide
  • Sapphire
IR Camera Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2020)
  • Military & Defense
  • Industrial
  • Commercial
  • Medical Imaging
  • Others
IR Camera Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2020)
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • RoW


Chapter 1. Executive Summary
1.1. IR Camera - Industry Summary and Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
Chapter 2. IR Camera Industry Outlook
2.1. Market Segmentation
2.2. Market Size and Growth Prospects
2.3. IR Camera Value Chain Analysis
2.4. IR Camera Market Dynamics
2.4.1. Market Driver Analysis
2.4.2. Market Restraint Analysis
2.5. Key Opportunities Prioritized
2.6. Industry Analysis - Porter's
2.7. IR Camera - Company Market Share Analysis, 2013
2.8. IR Camera Market PESTEL Analysis, 2013
Chapter 3. IR Camera Material Outlook
3.1. Germanium
3.1.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, 2012 – 2020
3.2. Silicon
3.2.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, 2012 – 2020
3.3. Zinc Selenide
3.3.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, 2012 – 2020
3.4. Sapphire
3.4.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, 2012 – 2020
Chapter 4. IR Camera Application Outlook
4.1. Military & Defense
4.1.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, 2012 – 2020
4.2. Industrial
4.2.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, 2012 – 2020
4.3. Commercial
4.3.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, 2012 – 2020
4.4. Medical Imaging
4.4.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, 2012 – 2020
4.5. Others
4.5.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, 2012 – 2020
Chapter 5. IR Camera Regional Outlook
5.1. North America
5.1.1. IR Camera market by material, 2012 – 2020
5.1.2. IR Camera market by application, 2012 – 2020
5.2. Europe
5.2.1. IR Camera market by material, 2012 – 2020
5.2.2. IR Camera market by application, 2012 – 2020
5.3. Asia Pacific
5.3.1. IR Camera market by material, 2012 – 2020
5.3.2. IR Camera market by application, 2012 – 2020
5.4. RoW
5.4.1. IR Camera market by material, 2012 – 2020
5.4.2. IR Camera market by product, 2012 – 2020
Chapter 6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Axis Communications AB
6.1.1 Company Overview
6.1.2 Financial Performance
6.1.3 Product Benchmarking
6.1.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.2 Current Corporation
6.2.1 Company Overview
6.2.2 Financial Performance
6.2.3 Product Benchmarking
6.2.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.3 Dali Technology
6.3.1 Company Overview
6.3.2 Financial Performance
6.3.3 Product Benchmarking
6.3.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.4 DRS Technologies Inc.
6.4.1 Company Overview
6.4.2 Financial Performance
6.4.3 Product Benchmarking
6.4.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.5 E.D. Bullard Company
6.5.1 Company Overview
6.5.2 Financial Performance
6.5.3 Product Benchmarking
6.5.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.6 FLIR Systems, Inc.
6.6.1 Company Overview
6.6.2 Financial Performance
6.6.3 Product Benchmarking
6.6.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.7 Fluke Corporation
6.7.1 Company Overview
6.7.2 Financial Performance
6.7.3 Product Benchmarking
6.7.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.8 General Dynamics Corporation
6.8.1 Company Overview
6.8.2 Financial Performance
6.8.3 Product Benchmarking
6.8.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.9 Guangzhou SAT Infrared Technology Co., Ltd
6.9.1 Company Overview
6.9.2 Financial Performance
6.9.3 Product Benchmarking
6.9.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.10 Infrared Integrated Systems Ltd (IRISYS)
6.10.1 Company Overview
6.10.2 Financial Performance
6.10.3 Product Benchmarking
6.10.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.11 L-3 Communications Infrared Products
6.11.1 Company Overview
6.11.2 Financial Performance
6.11.3 Product Benchmarking
6.11.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.12 Nippon Avionics Co., Ltd
6.12.1 Company Overview
6.12.2 Financial Performance
6.12.3 Product Benchmarking
6.12.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.13 Pelco Corporation
6.13.1 Company Overview
6.13.2 Financial Performance
6.13.3 Product Benchmarking
6.13.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.14 QIOPTIQ Ltd.
6.14.1 Company Overview
6.14.2 Financial Performance
6.14.3 Product Benchmarking
6.14.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.15 Raytheon Company
6.15.1 Company Overview
6.15.2 Financial Performance
6.15.3 Product Benchmarking
6.15.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.16 Samsung Techwin
6.16.1 Company Overview
6.16.2 Financial Performance
6.16.3 Product Benchmarking
6.16.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.17 Seek Thermal, Inc.
6.17.1 Company Overview
6.17.2 Financial Performance
6.17.3 Product Benchmarking
6.17.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.18 Sofradir SAS
6.18.1 Company Overview
6.18.2 Financial Performance
6.18.3 Product Benchmarking
6.18.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.19 Testo AG
6.19.1 Company Overview
6.19.2 Financial Performance
6.19.3 Product Benchmarking
6.19.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.20 Zhejiang ULIRvision Technology Co., Ltd
6.20.1 Company Overview
6.20.2 Financial Performance
6.20.3 Product Benchmarking
6.20.4 Strategic Initiatives
6.21 Wuhan Guide Infrared Co., Ltd
6.21.1 Company Overview
6.21.2 Financial Performance
6.21.3 Product Benchmarking
6.21.4 Strategic Initiatives
Chapter 7. Methodology and Scope
7.1. Research Methodology
7.2. Research Scope & Assumptions
7.3. List of Data Sources
List of Tables
TABLE 1 IR Camera – Industry Summary & Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
TABLE 2 Global IR camera market, (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
TABLE 3 Global IR camera market by region, (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
TABLE 4 Global IR camera market by material, (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
TABLE 5 Global IR camera market by application, (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
TABLE 6 IR Camera – Key market driver impact
TABLE 7 IR Camera – Key market restraint impact
TABLE 8 IR Camera – Key company ranking, 2013
TABLE 9 IR Camera - Product Landscape
TABLE 10 Global germanium-based IR camera demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 11 Global silicon-based IR camera demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 12 Global zinc selenide-based IR camera demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 13 Global sapphire-based IR camera demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 14 IR camera demand in military & defense, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 15 IR camera demand in industrial applications, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 16 IR camera demand in commercial applications, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 17 IR camera demand in medical imaging, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 18 IR camera demand in other applications, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 19 North America IR camera market by material (USD Million), 2012 – 20200
TABLE 20 North America IR camera market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
TABLE 21 Europe IR camera market by material (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
TABLE 22 Europe IR camera market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
TABLE 23 Asia Pacific IR camera market by material (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
TABLE 24 Asia Pacific IR camera market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
TABLE 25 RoW IR camera market by material (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
TABLE 26 RoW IR camera market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
List of Figures
FIG. 1 IR Camera Market Segmentation
FIG. 2 Global IR camera market revenue, (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 3 IR camera value chain analysis
FIG. 4 IR Camera Market Dynamics
FIG. 5 Key Opportunities - Prioritized
FIG. 6 IR Camera – Porter’s Analysis5
FIG. 7 IR camera – PESTEL Analysis
FIG. 8 IR Camera market share by material, 2013 & 2020
FIG. 9 Global germanium-based IR camera demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 10 Global silicon-based IR camera demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 11 Global zinc selenide-based IR camera demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 12 Global sapphire-based IR camera demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 13 IR camera market share by application, 2013 & 2020
FIG. 14 Global IR camera demand in military & defense applications (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 15 Global IR camera demand in industrial applications(USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 16 Global IR camera demand in commercial applications (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 17 Global IR camera demand in medical imaging applications (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 18 Global IR camera demand in other applications (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
FIG. 19 IR camera market share by region, 2013 & 2020
FIG. 20 North America IR camera market by material (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
FIG. 21 North America IR camera market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
FIG. 22 Europe IR camera market by material (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
FIG. 23 Europe IR camera market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
FIG. 24 Asia Pacific IR camera market by material (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
FIG. 25 Asia Pacific IR camera market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
FIG. 26 RoW IR camera market by material (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
FIG. 27 RoW IR camera market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020

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