Global Infrared Sensor Market 2015-2019


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About infrared (IR) sensors
An infrared (IR) sensor emits and detects IR radiation to measure heat and detect motion. These IR sensors can be broadly classified as passive IR (PIR) sensors and active IR (AIR) sensors. PIR sensors only measure IR radiation, while AIR sensors measure and emit IR radiations.

IR sensors are integrated with different devices used in surveillance, automobiles, testing, detection, and measurement. They are used to detect radiation invisible to human eyes. IR sensors, including cooled and uncooled detectors, are extensively used in the residential, commercial, military, and industrial sectors. Uncooled IR detectors are widely accepted across these sectors because of their low price, light weight, and low power consumption.

Since IR sensors are not affected by electrical noise, their use is increasing in industrial applications. They are used to measure thermal radiation emitted from powerful motors and equipment without being in contact with them. The use of IR sensors is also increasing in surveillance systems used by the military and at residences.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global IR sensors market to grow at a CAGR of 11.14% over the period 2014-2019.

The report covers the current scenario and growth prospects of the global IR sensors market for the period of 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the following application segments:
Security
Smart homes
Testing and measurement

The market is divided into the following segments based on technology:
Thermopile
Pyroelectric
Microbolometers
InGaAs
MCT

Technavio's report, Global Infrared Sensors Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers APAC, the Americas, Europe, and ROW; it also covers the landscape of the global IR sensors market and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion on the key vendors operating in this market.

Key regions
Americas
APAC
Europe
ROW

Key vendors
Excelitas
Flir
Hamamatsu
Murata Manufacturing

Other prominent vendors
DRS Technologies
General dynamics
L-3 communications
MicroStrategy
Nippon Avionics
OMRON
Raytheon company
Sofradir
TestoAG
Texas Instrument
Vigo systems

Market driver
Decline in prices of infrared sensors
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Market challenge
High cost of InGaAs technology
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Market trend
Integration of infrared cores in smartphones
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Key questions answered in this report
What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
What are the key market trends?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?