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Infrared Sensors: Technologies and Global Markets

  • April 2015
  • 135 pages
  • BCC Research
Report ID: 2912604


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The global infrared sensor/detector market has grown to $804 million in 2014 from $732 million in 2013. The market is expected to grow at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.7% from 2015 to 2020, increasing from $884 million in 2015 to $1.3 billion in 2020.

This report provides:

-An overview of the global markets and technologies for infrared sensors.
-Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013 and 2014, estimates for 2015, and projections of CAGRs through 2020.
-Coverage of the following end-use applications:
**Environment and space
**Residences and other encloses spaces
**Scientific applications
**Surveillance and defense
-Examination of the market's dynamics, specifically growth drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
-Comprehensive profiles of major players in the industry.


This report presents the forecasts for infrared sensors/detectors for 2015 through 2020 on a volume and value basis. It also forecasts infrared sensor/detector-embedding devices from 2015 through 2020 on a value basis.
Sales values are presented in million U.S. dollars and shipment volumes are presented in thousand units.
Forecasts for infrared sensors/detectors are further broken down by parameter-sensing technology, application and region.
Forecasts for infrared sensors/detector-embedding devices are further broken down by parameter-sensing technology.

Parameter-sensing technologies included are:

-Motion and position.

Breakdown by applications includes:

-Defense and surveillance.
-Ecology and agriculture.
-Energy infrastructure.
-Residential and other indoor.
-Industrial installations.
-Logistics and transport.

The regional breakdown focuses on:

-The Americas.
-Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
-Asia-Pacific (APAC).

The Executive Summary chapter provides a snapshot of the infrared sensor/detector market broken down by applications. It unravels the taxonomy of the report with reference to quantitative and qualitative analyses.

The Infrared Sensors and Market Overview chapter expounds the technology underpinning infrared sensors and detectors. It provides a closer look at the market size for IR sensors/detectors and the devices that employ them. The chapter also covers non-conventional trends that can prove to be dark horses in the IR sensors market.

The Global Markets for Applications of Infrared Sensors/Detectors chapter delves deeply into individual application markets. Each application is broken down along parameter-sensing technologies, as well as regions.

The Taxonomy of the Vendor Landscape chapter provides insight into offerings, initiatives, analysis and prospects of key companies associated with infrared detectors and devices based on the detector technology.

The U.S. Patent Analysis chapter covers innovations that impact infrared detectors and sensors. Patents are categorized in terms of applications and technology, as well on the basis of allocation by year, assignee countries and assignee organizations.

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