Infrared, Thermal Imaging Systems Market Worth More Than $5B by 2019 DALLAS—According to a new market research report of “Infrared and Thermal Imaging Systems Market by Technology…Forecasts & Analysis (2014-2019) ”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is estimated to be valued at $3,350 Million in 2014 and is expected to reach $5,219.2 Million by 2019 at a CAGR of 9.27%. This report provides a complete insight of the global Infrared and Thermal Imaging Systems market for the next 5 years and discusses the market split and share by different sectors. This report categorizes the global Infrared and Thermal Imaging Systems Market on the basis of technology, sub-sector, application, region, and country.On the basis of technology, the market is divided into two: cooled and uncooled infrared and thermal imaging systems. Based on the sub-sector, the market can be further divided into the commercial and military market. Transportation, security and surveillance, thermography, military vehicle vision, soldier portable vision, unmanned vehicles, and others, are the application-wise classifi cations of the market. The regions discussed in the report are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacifi c, the Middle East, and Latin America. It analyzes and provides information about the latest technologies and trends and how they drive the market, and face the challenges and factors that restrain market growth. It also provides a regional insight into various spending trends, analyzes the market size region-wise, and also provides information on the nature of spending by various sectors. It discusses the threats and competitors in the global Infrared and Thermal Imaging Systems Market. It also provides a general overview of companies along with their fi nancial position, key products, markets, and key developments. The top players in the global Infrared and Thermal Imaging Systems Market are FLIR Systems, DRS Technologies, Raytheon Company, L-3 Communications, BAE Systems, and others. The infrared and thermal imaging system market is now demanding for low-cost, compact solutions that can be integrated. These low-cost solutions also helped in widening the knowledge of the products, thus, creating more demand for these applications in the market. The market trends are for the highest thermal and geometrical resolutions which manufacturers respond to by introducing a new product range with cooled and uncooled thermal imaging cameras. Similarly, the implementation of thermographic cameras into turn-key solutions in the industrial environment is clearly one of the important driving factors for the infrared and thermal imaging systems market. For more, visit http://www.marketsandmarkets.comMarket-Reportsinfraredthermal-imaging-systems-market-229168627.html. SPIE ANNOUNCES OPTICS, PHOTONICS AWARD WINNERS BELLINGHAM, WA—Winners of the annual awards have been announced by the Awards Committee of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.The awards recognize outstanding individual and team technical Accomplishments and meritorious service to the Society. Award winners for 2014 are: Gold Medal of the Society: James Harrington, Rutgers University, for seminal contributions to the field of specialty fiber optics and his pioneering work in the development of infrared transmissive fiber Optics and their applications in laser power delivery, chemical and thermal sensing, and spectroscopy. The Gold Medal is the highest honor bestowed by SPIE. Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award: Brian Wilson, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, for many contributions to biomedical optics over the past 30 years, including pioneering work in photodynamic therapy. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to biomedical optics through the development of innovative, high-impact technologies, and particularly honors pioneering contributions to optical methods and devices with significant promise to accelerate or that already have facilitated advances in biology or medicine. Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award: Naomi Halas, Rice University, for her invention of biocompatible nanoparticles and their innovative applications in imaging, diagnostics, and photothermal cancer therapy. The award recognizes extraordinary achievements in biophotonics technology development that show strong promise or potential impact in biology, medicine, and biomedical optics. A. E. Conrady Award: Matthew Rimmer, retired, Optical Research Associates, for contributions to optical design algorithm development as exemplified by his work in the area of wavefront differential tolerancing.The award recognizes exceptional contributions in design, construction, and testing of optical systems and instrumentation, and development of new equipment, techniques, and applications for designing, testing, analyzing, or evaluating optical systems, components, and theories. Harold E. Edgerton Award: Jeff Squier, Colorado School of Mines, for seminal contributions to femtosecond lasers and amplifiers, laser filamentation, ultrafast spectroscopy, femtosecond micromachining, ophthalmic procedures with ultrafast lasers, and high-speed nonlinear optical microscopy. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to optical or photonic techniques in the application and understanding of high-speed physical phenomena. Dennis Gabor Award: Pramod Rastogi, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, for groundbreaking research in the development of highresolution and multi-component parametric phase formulation methods for the simultaneous estimation of multiple phases and their derivatives from holographic interference patterns. The award recognizes outstanding accomplishments in diffractive wavefront technologies, especially those which further the development of holography and metrology applications. George W. Goddard Award: James Bock, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, for development of sensitive bolometer arrays for studies of distant, dusty galaxies and the cosmic microwave background radiation, leading to their use on the Spectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver (SPIRE) on the Herschel Space Telescope and the High Frequency Instrument (HFI) on the Planck Surveyor spacecraft.The award recognizes exceptional achievement in optical or photonic instrumentation for aerospace, atmospheric science, or astronomy, and is for the invention and development of a new technique, photonic instrumentation, instrument, or system. G. G. Stokes Award: J. Scott Tyo, University of Arizona, for contributions to the theory of polarimeter optimization, the characterization and calibration of polarimeters, and to the understanding of microgrid polarimeter data processing. The award recognizes exceptional contribution to the field of optical polarization. Chandra S. Vikram Award in Optical Metrology: Rajpal Sirohi, Tezpur University, for important contributions to applied optics and his any international activities to spread his knowledge. The award recognizes exceptional contribution to the field of optical metrology. Frits Zernike Award in Microlithography: Mordechai Rothschild, Lincoln Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for his leadership in programs that have enabled the advancement of nanolithography in the deep-UV (248nm and 193nm) and the vacuum-UV (157nm and 121nm).The award recognizes outstanding accomplishments in microlithographic technology, especially those furthering the development of semiconductor lithographic imaging solutions. SPIE Early Career Achievement Award: Jeremy Munday, University of Maryland, College Park, for innovative experimental and theoretical work on photonic engineering for solar energy devices and Casimir forces. The award is for significant and innovative technical contributions to any of the engineering or scientific fields of interests to SPIE. SPIE Educator Award: Cristina Solano, Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, for outstanding contributions in optics education and outreach, and for valuable outreach activities for extending the knowledge of science both in general and in optics in particular for children and teenagers. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to optics education by an SPIE instructor or an educator in the field. SPIE Technology Achievement Award: Rajendra Singh, Clemson University, for efforts in the elucidation and exploitation of photonic effects in rapid thermal processing for semiconductor manufacturing, and his technical leadership of photovoltaic technology. The award recognizes outstanding technical accomplishment in optics, electro-optics, photonic engineering, or imaging, with significant contributions to the advancement of one or more of these areas. GLOBAL SMART SENSOR MARKET FORECAST DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Smart Sensor Market 2012- 2016” report to their offering. The analysts forecast the Global Smart Sensor market to grow at A CAGR of 11.1 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for smart sensors in the Automotive sector. The Global Smart Sensor market has also been witnessing rapid technological advancement.However, high cost of deployment could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. Key vendors dominating this space include Robert Bosch GmbH, OMRON Corp., Infineon Technologies AG, Honeywell International Inc., and Analog Devices Inc. Other vendors mentioned in the report are ABB Ltd., Delphi Automotive LLP, Meggitt Sensing Systems, Invensys PLC, Siemens AG, Vishay Intertechnology, and Yokogawa Electric Corp. Commenting on the report, an analyst from the Hardware team said: “Technological advancements in the market have led to an increase in the number of smart sensor applications in various sectors.Furthermore, smart sensor vendors are capable of delivering high-quality products for customers. The rapid rate of change and technological advancements in the Global Smart Sensor market has resulted in the development of advanced and highly accurate smart sensors. Thus, endusers can completely rely on smart sensors for various applications.” According to the report, in automobiles, specifically passenger cars, smart sensors are used in air bag safety systems. Conventional air bags were not so effective in sensing accidents, whereas, smart sensors can quickly sense an impending crash, its nature, the vehicle position, and also determine the type of airbag to be used and the speed of its deployment.This helps in minimizing the injuries sustained by the passengers.Therefore, in many cars, conventional sensors are being replaced by smart sensors. Hence the demand for smart sensors in the Automotive sector posted a significant increase. For more information, visit http:// www.researchandmarkets.com/ research/s27ddc/global_smart. CHINA SENSORS MARKET FORECAST DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China Sensors Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2018” report to their offering. Sensors are key components deployed in several devices. Various sensor based devices are flooding the market and are intended to make various domestic and industrial tasks more accurate, efficient and simple.China being a global manufacturing hub, holds immense potential for the sensors sales. China is the world’s largest automotive manufacturer and is also a leading producer of consumer electronics. The country’s swiftly developing economy is facilitating the growth of the sensor industry. This lucrative market is attracting several global players such as Texas Instrument, Freescale, STMicroelectronics, Bosch, Siemens, Honeywell and many more. The report titled “China Sensors Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018”, details about the growth, prospects and opportunities in China’s sensor market. The sensor market revenues in China are expected to grow at the CAGR of 16% till 2018. China’s domestic sensor production is not too strong and the domestic manufacturers are therefore operating in low and medium segment of the market. The demand for high end/ advanced sensors is being fulfilled by the foreign manufacturers.The deployment of sensors in consumer electronics like smart phones, tablets, etc. is one of the key drivers for sensors such as touch, image, motion, etc. In addition, the introduction of stringent government norms aimed to combat the rising air pollution has also necessitated the deployment Of sensors across various industries such as automotive. Introduction of Euro V emission norms and compulsion of Electronic Control System (ECS) & Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) in automotive industry will further drive the demand for sensors like pressure, temperature, and motion. Report Methodology The information contained in this report is based upon both primary and secondary sources. Primary research included interviews with sensor manufacturers, distributors and industry personnel. Secondary research included an exhaustive search of relevant publications like company annual reports, financial reports, and proprietary databases. For more information, visit http:// www.researchandmarkets.com/ research/rs928m/china_sensors. THE VISION SHOW EXHIBIT FLOOR IS SOLD OUT ANN ARBOR, MI—The Vision Show, North America’s largest vision and imaging trade show and conference, announced today that the exhibit floor is sold out. 118 leading manufacturers, distributors and suppliers from around the world will exhibit their latest vision and imaging technologies in Boston, April 15-17, 2014 at the Hynes Convention Center. AIA, the world’s largest trade association promoting vision and imaging industries, founded The Vision Show in 1996. “Vision and imaging technologies are always improving and the applications they are being used in are growing rapidly,” said Dana Whalls, Vice President of AIA. “The Vision Show only comes to Boston every other year, so it’s the place to see cutting edge technologies and learn about new and creative ways vision is being deployed.”
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