Handheld Thermal Imaging Equipment Market Scope
Handheld thermal imaging equipment gives a tactical advantage in the field, providing clear images in total darkness. Further, the advent of smartphones as a cost-effective hand-held/portable thermal imaging devices is expected to increase the adoption of technology. Handheld thermal imaging is popularly used by the army and navy for border surveillance and law enforcement. It is also used in ship collision avoidance and guidance systems. In the aviation industry, it has greatly mitigated the risks of flying in low light and night conditions.
The market study is being classified by Type (Cameras, Modules and Scopes), by Application (Defence, Fire Department, Local Securities, Manufacturing, Retail and Health Care) and major geographies with country level break-up.
Flir Systems (United States), BAE Systems (United Kingdom), Leonardo DRS (United States), Raytheon (United States), Danaher (United States), L3 Technologies (United States), Thales (France), American Technologies Network (United States), Thermoteknix Systems (United Kingdom) and Ideal Industries (United States) are some of the key players profiled in the study. Additionally, the Manufacturers which are also part of the research are Elbit Systems (Isreal).
AdvanceMarketAnalytics has segmented the market of Global Handheld Thermal Imaging Equipment market by Type, Application and Region.
On the basis of geography, the market of Handheld Thermal Imaging Equipment has been segmented into South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rest of Europe), MEA (Middle East, Africa), North America (United States, Canada, Mexico). North America region held largest market share in the year 2019. Europe on the other hand stood as second largest market due to the presence of key companies into the region and high technological advancement.
Market Leaders and their expansionary development strategies
April 2019 - FLIR announced its new product for public safety applications, the FLIR K1 handheld thermal imaging camera (TIC). The company claimed the equipment to be FLIR’s most affordable(USD 599) TIC for first responder officers and fire investigators, as these are designed to provide visibility through smoke in wildland fire control, search and rescue missions, structure damage evaluation, and investigative work.
January 2019 - FLIR, at the SHOT Show 2019, introduced Scion Professional Thermal Monocular(PTM) for public safety professionals. This equipment will replace the FLIR H-Series monocular thermal cameras
- Increasing Defence Expenditures across the globe
- Many technological advancements are first tried out by the army
- Increasing Application Across Various Sectors
- High adoption due to use in ship collision avoidance and guidance systems
- Increasing demand from developing countries such as China, India
- India is also witnessing the advent of advanced technology startups in the defense sector. The company, Tonbo Imaging, is developing a lightweight thermal imaging device called ‘Cobra’ and a dual-sensor thermal weapon named ‘Arjun’.These are incorporated with an inbuilt wireless video interface.
- The concern related to higher device cost
- the export restrictions and additional detailing required for longwave infrared cameras
Key Target AudienceGovernment Regulatory Bodies, Private Research Organization, Government Research Organizations and Others
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