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Infrared Sensors Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 – 2024

Report Description

Global Infrared Sensors Market: Overview

Infrared sensors are devices emitting, detecting, and receiving infrared waves as heat and infrared radiation. However, there are only a few among these sensors which are capable of only receiving the waves. Most of the infrared detectors are coated with either Fresnel lenses or parabolic mirrors for receiving infrared waves from an entire area. As these waves reach the sensor, it generates a voltage in different waves that is used for triggering alarm or activating some other system. Infrared sensors are used to detect motion and measure heat as well. When objects pass within the wavelength of these sensors, the light waves detect those objects and reflect them back to the sensors. Hence, these sensors help in the motion detection of objects. They have wavelengths less than that of microwaves but longer in comparison with visible light. Thus they cover the intermediate region between the two. Besides, infrared sensors can detect all objects with temperature more than zero, in turn retaining thermal energy. These sensors are able to sense the difference between white and black surfaces, as white reflects light, while absorbs light.

Global Infrared Sensors Market: Segmentation

The global Infrared Sensors market is segmented on the basis of working mechanism, detection, functionality, end use and geography. Based on the working mechanism, the market is segmented into passive and active. On the basis of the type of detection by the infrared sensors, the global market is segmented into uncooled and cooled. The market is also segmented by functionality into thermal and quantum sensors. Based on the type of end use, the market is segmented into consumer electronics, aerospace and defense, oil and gas, chemical, mining, pharmaceuticals, and others.

By geography, the global infrared sensors market has been classified into five regions namely North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. Common applications of infrared sensors encompass rail safety, gas leak detection, flame detection, petroleum exploration, alcohol level testing for driver under influence, anesthesiology testing, water and steel analysis, temperature detection and space operations.

Research Methodology

The report has been compiled after in-depth interviews and opinions obtained from industry experts and opinion makers. Primary research account for the bulk of research efforts along with a secondary research phase. Review of key players’ product literature, press releases, annual reports, and relevant documents were essential components of primary research. Secondary research involved reaching out to trade journals, government websites, technical writings, Internet sources, trade associations, and online paid databases. Employing this approach, the information presented in the report is reliable to the highest degree. As a result, the information in the report has caught the attention of industry participants to gauge future growth opportunities.

Secondary research sources typically include but are not limited to company websites, financial reports, investor presentations, annual reports, broker reports, SEC filings and external proprietary databases. Analysts conduct primary interviews with industry experts and opinion leaders on a regular basis to validate data and analysis. This helps validate and corroborate research findings.

Global Infrared Sensor Market: Competitive Landscape

This report also includes various ups and downs about particular country or geography that has impacted the overall market globally. The report provides a detailed outline/blueprint of the infrared sensor market globally that will assist new companies in establishing their presence and market players in expanding their market share in the market. The report concludes with the company profile section which includes company overview, financial overview, SWOT analysis, product portfolio, business strategies and recent developments for market players.

Market Taxonomy

By Working Mechanism

  • Passive
  • Active

By Detection

  • Uncooled
  • Cooled

By Functionality

  • Thermal
  • Quantum

By End User

  • Consumer Electronics
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Oil and Gas
  • Chemical
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

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