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Infrared Imaging Market by Component (IR Lens System, IR Detector, and Other Components), Technology (Cooled, Uncooled), wavelength (Short, Medium, Long Infrared), Application and Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020

Infrared imaging is a technique of ascertaining things/objects in the dark, by detecting the heat signature. The infrared imaging report is segregated based on components, technologies, wavelengths, applications and geographic regions. In the near future, consumer electronics, surveillance, and aerospace and defense applications are expected to drive the IR imaging market. This is due to the huge demand of infrared technologies, which are used in these applications. Infrared imaging cameras are based on the type and potential of electronic components used such as IR lens systems, sensors, infrared detectors, and other components.

The report majorly profiles companies and research institutes active in this field. This report provides the competitive landscape of key players that includes their main growth strategies. This report focuses on giving a detailed view of the complete IR imaging market with regards to different applications as well as geographic regions. The market for the IR imaging application is rapidly penetrating surveillance and, aerospace and defense sectors. The IR imaging market for applications is estimated to reach up to $8,450 million by 2020 at a CAGR of 6.50% between 2014 and 2020.

Major players in this market include FLIR Systems Inc. (U.S.), DRS Technologies Inc. (U.S.), Fluke Corporation (U.S.), Axis Communications AB (Sweden), and Sofradir Group (France). Several recent expansions and acquisitions, new product launches, and new contracts signed are also discussed in the report.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

  • 1.1. Objectives of the Study
  • 1.2. Infrared Imaging Market Definition
  • 1.3. Infrared Imaging Market Scope
    • 1.3.1. Markets Covered
    • 1.3.2. Geographic Scope
    • 1.3.3. Years Considered for the Study
  • 1.4. Currency
  • 1.5. Limitation
  • 1.6. Stakeholders

2. Research Design

  • 2.1. Demand-Side Analysis
    • 2.1.1. Infrared Detectors Push the Infrared Imaging Market
    • 2.1.2. the Growing Mid-Range Laser Market From 2008 to 2012
  • 2.2. Market Size Estimation
    • 2.2.1. Bottom-Up Approach
    • 2.2.2. Top-Down Approach
  • 2.3. Infrared Imaging Market Breakdown and Data Trangulation
  • 2.4. Infrared Imaging Market Share Estimation
    • 2.4.1. Key Data From Secondary Sources
    • 2.4.2. Key Data From Primary Sources
  • 2.5. Assumptions

3. Executive Summary

4. Premium Insights

  • 4.1. Opportunities in the IR Imaging Market
  • 4.2. Infrared Imaging Market - Top Application Segments
  • 4.3. Infrared Imaging Market Based on Regions
  • 4.4. the Americas and Europe Dominated the IR Imaging Market
  • 4.5. Global Infrared Imaging Market Size Based on Regions (2013, 2014, and 2020)
  • 4.6. IR Imaging Market: Applications

5. Market Overview

  • 5.1. Introduction
  • 5.2. Infrared Imaging Market Segmentation
  • 5.3. Infrared Imaging Market Dynamics
    • 5.3.1. Drivers
      • 5.3.1.1. Growing Infrared Imaging Market of the Uncooled Technology
      • 5.3.1.2. Decreasing Cost of IR Detectors
    • 5.3.2. Restraints
      • 5.3.2.1. High Cost of the Cooled Technology
      • 5.3.2.2. Complexity Associated With Sensitivity and Noise Parameters
      • 5.3.2.3. Availability of Other Competing Technologies
    • 5.3.3. Opportunities
      • 5.3.3.1. Extending Scope of Consumer Electronics
      • 5.3.3.2. Use of IR in Regions Other Than North America
    • 5.3.4. Challenges
      • 5.3.4.1. Designing Complexity Associated With the Firefighting Application

6. Industry Trends

  • 6.1. Value Chain Analysis
  • 6.2. Supply Chain Analysis
    • 6.2.1. Key Influencers
  • 6.3. Industry Trends
  • 6.4. Porter's Analysis
    • 6.4.1. Threat of New Entrants
    • 6.4.2. Threat of Substitutes
    • 6.4.3. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    • 6.4.4. Bargaining Power of Buyers
    • 6.4.5. the Degree of Competition

7. IR Imaging Market, By Component

  • 7.1. Introduction
  • 7.2. Infrared Lens System
  • 7.3. Sensor
  • 7.4. Infrared Detector
  • 7.5. Other Components

8. IR Imaging Market, By Technology

  • 8.1. Introduction
  • 8.2. IR Imaging Technology Market
    • 8.2.1. Cooled IR Technology
    • 8.2.2. Uncooled IR Technology

9. IR Imaging Market, By Wavelength

  • 9.1. Introduction
  • 9.2. Short Wavelength Infrared
  • 9.3. Medium Wavelength Infrared
  • 9.4. Long Wavelength Infrared

10. IR Imaging Market, By Application

  • 10.1. Introduction
  • 10.2. Consumer Electronics
  • 10.3. Surveillance
    • 10.3.1. Military
    • 10.3.2. Homeland Security
    • 10.3.3. Industrial
  • 10.4. Automotive
  • 10.5. Aerospace and Defense
  • 10.6. Industrial
  • 10.7. Medical
  • 10.8. Fire Fighting

11. Geographic Analysis

  • 11.1. Introduction
  • 11.2. Americas
    • 11.2.1. North America
    • 11.2.2. South America
  • 11.3. Europe
    • 11.3.1. Germany
    • 11.3.2. the U.K.
    • 11.3.3. France
    • 11.3.4. the Rest of Europe (ROE)
  • 11.4. APAC
    • 11.4.1. China
    • 11.4.2. Japan
    • 11.4.3. South Korea
    • 11.4.4. Roapac
  • 11.5. Rest of the World (ROW)
    • 11.5.1. the Middle East
    • 11.5.2. Africa

12. Competitive Landscape

  • 12.1. Overview
  • 12.2. Infrared Imaging Market Share Analysis, IR Imaging Market
  • 12.3. Competitive Situation and Trends
    • 12.3.1. New Product Launches
    • 12.3.2. Agreements
    • 12.3.3. New Contracts
    • 12.3.4. Expansions and Acquisitions

13. Company Profiles (Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development)*

  • 13.1. Introduction
  • 13.2. Axis Communications AB
  • 13.3. Bosch Security Systems, Inc.
  • 13.4. DRS Technologies, Inc.
  • 13.5. Flir Systems Inc.
  • 13.6. Fluke Corporation
  • 13.7. General Dynamics Corporation.
  • 13.8. L-3. Communication Holding, Inc.
  • 13.9. Opgal Optronics Industries Ltd
  • 13.1. Sofradir Group
  • 13.11. Zhejiang Dali Technology

*Details on Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14. Appendix

  • 14.1. Insights of Industry Experts
  • 14.2. Discussion Guide
  • 14.3. Recent Developments
    • 14.3.1. New Product Launches
    • 14.3.2. New Contract
    • 14.3.3. Expansion and Acquisition
    • 14.3.4. Other Developments
  • 14.4. Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
  • 14.5. Available Customizations
  • 14.6. Related Reports

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Global Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 2: Driver Analysis
  • Table 3: Restraint Analysis
  • Table 4: Opportunity Analysis
  • Table 5: Global Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 6: Global Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 7: Cooled Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 8: Uncooled Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 9: Global Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Wavelength, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 10: Global SWIR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 11: Global SWIR Imaging Market Size, By Surveillance, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 12: Global MWIR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 13: Global MWIR Imaging Market Size, By Surveillance, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 14: Global LWIR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 15: Global LWIR Imaging Market Size, By Surveillance, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 16: Global IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 17: Global Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 18: Consumer Electronics Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 19: Consumer Electronics Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 20: Consumer Electronics IR Imaging Market Size, By Region 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 21: Americas: Consumer Electronics IR Imaging Market Size, By Region 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 22: Europe: Consumer Electronics IR Imaging Market Size, By Country 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 23: Asia-Pacific: Consumer Electronics IR Imaging Market Size, By Country 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 24: ROW: Consumer Electronics IR Imaging Market Size, By Region 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 25: Consumer Electronics IR Imaging Market Size, By Wavelength 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 26: Surveillance Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 27: Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 28: Surveillance Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 29: Military Surveillance Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 30: Military Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Region 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 31: Military Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Wavelength 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 32: Homeland Security Surveillance Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 33: Homeland Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Region 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 34: Homeland Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Wavelength 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 35: Industrial Surveillance Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 36: Industrial Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Region 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 37: Industrial Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Wavelength 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 38: Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 39: Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 40: Americas: Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 41: Europe: Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 42: Asia-Pacific : Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 43: ROW : Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 44: Surveillance IR Imaging Market Size, By Wavelength, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 45: Automotive Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 46: Automotive IR Imaging Market, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 47: Automotive IR Imaging Market, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 48: Americas: Automotive IR Imaging Market, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 49: Europe: Automotive IR Imaging Market, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 50: Asia-Pacific : Automotive IR Imaging Market, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 51: ROW: Automotive IR Imaging Market, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 52: Automotive IR Imaging Market, By Wavelength, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 53: Aerospace and Defense Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 54: Aerospace and Defense IR Imaging Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 55: Aerospace and Defense IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 56: Americas: Aerospace and Defense IR Imaging Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 57: Europe: Aerospace and Defense IR Imaging Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 58: Asia-Pacific : Aerospace and Defense IR Imaging Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 59: ROW : Aerospace and Defense IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 60: Aerospace and Defense IR Imaging Market Size, By Wavelength, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 61: Industrial Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 62: Industrial IR Imaging Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 63: Industrial IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 64: Americas: Industrial IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 65: Europe: Industrial IR Imaging Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 66: Asia-Pacific: Industrial IR Imaging Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 67: ROW :Industrial IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 68: Industrial IR Imaging Market Size, By Wavelength, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 69: Medical Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 70: Medical IR Imaging Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 71: Medical IR Imaging Market, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 72: Americas: Medical IR Imaging Market, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 73: Europe: Medical IR Imaging Market, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 74: Asia-Pacific: Medical IR Imaging Market, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 75: Medical IR Imaging Market, By ROW, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 76: Medical IR Imaging Market, By Wavelength, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 77: Firefighting Infrared Imaging Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Thousand Units)
  • Table 78: Firefighting IR Imaging Market Size , By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 79: Firefighting IR Imaging Market Size , By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 80: Firefighting IR Imaging Market Size , By Americas, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 81: Europe: Firefighting IR Imaging Market Size , By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 82: APAC: Firefighting IR Imaging Market Size , By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 83: ROW: Firefighting IR Imaging Market Size , By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 84: Firefighting IR Imaging Market Size , By Wavelength, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 85: Global IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 86: Americas: IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 87: Americas: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 88: Americas: IR Imaging Market Size, By Surveillance, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 89: North America: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 90: South America: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 91: Europe: IR Imaging Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 92: Europe: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 93: Europe: IR Imaging Market Size, By Surveillance, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 94: Germany :IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 95: The U.K.: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 96: France: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 97: ROE: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 98: APAC IR Imaging Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 99: APAC IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 100: APAC: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 101: China: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 102: Japan: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 103: South Korea: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 104: The Rest of APAC: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 105: ROW: IR Imaging Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 106: ROW: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 107: ROW: IR Imaging Market Size, By Surveillance, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 108: The Middle East: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 109: Africa: IR Imaging Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
  • Table 110: New Product Launches, 2014
  • Table 111: Agreements 2012-2014
  • Table 112: New Contracts, 2013-2014
  • Table 113: Expansions and Acquisitions 2012-2014
  • Table 114: Axis Communications AB.: Product Portfolio
  • Table 115: Bosch Security Systems, Inc.: Product Portfolio
  • Table 116: DRS Technologies, Inc.: Product Portfolio
  • Table 117: Flir Systems, Inc.: Product Portfolio
  • Table 118: Fluke Corporation: Product Portfolio
  • Table 119: General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies, Inc.: Product Portfolio
  • Table 120: L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.: Product Portfolio
  • Table 121: Opgal Optronics Industries Ltd.: Product Portfolio
  • Table 122: Sofradir Group: Product Portfolio
  • Table 123: Zhejiang Dali Technology Co. Ltd.: Product Portfolio
  • Table 124: New Product Launches

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Infrared Imaging Market Covered
  • Figure 2: IR Imaging Market: Research Design
  • Figure 3: Global IR Detector Market (2009 - 2012)
  • Figure 4: Global Mid-Range IR Laser Market (2008 - 2012)
  • Figure 5: Infrared Imaging Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
  • Figure 6: Infrared Imaging Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
  • Figure 7: Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, and Region
  • Figure 8: IR Imaging Market: Data Triangulation Model
  • Figure 9: The IR Imaging Market Snapshot (2013-2020): the Consumer Electronics Application is Expected to Witness A High Growth
  • Figure 10: Global IR Imaging Application Canvas, 2013: the Consumer Electronics Application is Expected to Fuel the Infrared Imaging Market Growth
  • Figure 11: Attractive Infrared Imaging Market Opportunities for IR Imaging, (2014-2020)
  • Figure 12: The Consumer Electronics Sector is Expected to Have the Highest Growth Rate During the Forecast Period
  • Figure 13: Americas Accounted for the Largest Market Share in the IR Imaging Market
  • Figure 14: North America and APAC Together Accounted for 56% of the Overall IR Imaging Market in 2014
  • Figure 15: The Americas Accounted for the Largest Share in the Global IR Imaging Market
  • Figure 16: Surveillance is Expected to Account for the Largest Infrared Imaging Market Share, By 2020
  • Figure 17: Infrared Imaging Market Segmentation
  • Figure 18: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Challenges for the IR Imaging Market
  • Figure 19: Value Chain Analysis
  • Figure 20: Supply Chain Analysis
  • Figure 21: The Industrial Application Leads the IR Imaging Market
  • Figure 22: Porter's Analysis
  • Figure 23: Porters Analysis: IR Imaging
  • Figure 24: Threat of New Entrants
  • Figure 25: Threat of Substitutes
  • Figure 26: Bargaining Power of Suppliers
  • Figure 27: Bargaining Power of Buyers
  • Figure 28: The Degree of Competition
  • Figure 29: Infrared Imaging Market, By Component
  • Figure 30: Sensors to Witness the Highest Growth During the Forecast Period
  • Figure 31: IR Imaging Technology Market Size ($Million)
  • Figure 32: The Infrared Imaging Market is Dominated By LWIR Cameras in 2013
  • Figure 33: IR Imaging Market: Application Snapshot (2013-2020)
  • Figure 34: Geographic Snapshot of the Global IR Imaging Market (2014-2020)
  • Figure 35: Americas An Attractive Destination for the IR Imaging Market
  • Figure 36: The Americas IR Imaging Market Snapshot
  • Figure 37: The U.K. Accounted for the Largest Share in the European IR Imaging Market
  • Figure 38: APAC IR Imaging Market Snapshot - China is the Most Lucrative Market
  • Figure 39: Companies Adopted New Product Launches and Expansion as Key Growth Strategies for the Period (2012-2014)
  • Figure 40: Global IR Imaging Market Share, By Key Player, 2013
  • Figure 41: Infrared Imaging Market Evolution Framework New Product Developments Have Fueled Growth and Innovation Between 2012 and 2015
  • Figure 42: Geography Mix of the Top Players
  • Figure 43: Axis Communications AB.: Company Snapshot
  • Figure 44: Axis Communications AB.: SWOT Analysis
  • Figure 45: DRS Technologies, Inc.: Company Snapshot
  • Figure 46: DRS Technologies, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
  • Figure 47: Flir Systems, Inc.: Company Snapshot
  • Figure 48: Flir Systems, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
  • Figure 49: Danaher Corporation: Company Snapshot
  • Figure 50: Fluke Corporation: SWOT Analysis
  • Figure 51: General Dynamics Corporation: Company Snapshot
  • Figure 52: L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.: Company Snapshot
  • Figure 53: L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
  • Figure 54: Sofradir Group: Company Snapshot
  • Figure 55: Zhejiang Dali Technology Co. Ltd.: Company Snapshot
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