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Infrared Microbolometer Market

Infrared Microbolometer Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Type, by Spectral Range and by Applications : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032

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Author's: | Eswara Prasad
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Infrared microbolometer detectors are uncooled infrared sensors that do not require cooling in order to produce highly sensitive thermal images. Due to the benefits over photon locators, for instance, lower cost, lower weight, and lower power, bigger ghastly reaction, and long haul activity, infrared microbolometer finders have as of late acquired far reaching consideration for use in infrared imaging applications. Endeavors to execute huge organization clusters for a minimal price in an assortment of uses are as yet progressing all throughout the planet. Commercial applications such as driver night vision enhancement and firefighting are examples of these applications. Infrared microbolometer detectors are well-known for their adaptability to a wide range of applications. They are utilized for security and checking, non-contact temperature detecting, infrared gas examination, fire identification, temperature control, human presence location, and infrared spectroscopy. They are likewise utilized in an assortment of ordinary occasions, just as in homes, vehicles, and shopping centers.

Market Scope and Structure Analysis

Report Metric


Market Size Available for Years


  Base Year Considered


  Forecast Period


  Forecast Unit

  Value (USD)

  Segments Covered

  Type, Spectral Range, Application, and Region

  Regions Covered

  North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, LAMEA

  Companies Covered

Texas Instruments Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Omron Corporation, Excelitas Technologies Corp., Hamamatsu Photonic K.K., FLIR Systems Inc., Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Raytheon Company, Sofradir, Nippon Avionics Dow Chemical Company


COVID-19 Impact analysis

  • The Coronavirus pandemic has eased back the development pace of the infrared imaging market, especially in 2020 and 2021. This is because of the way that a large portion of the significant interest creating verticals are presently, or were already, non-functional in different nations, adversely affecting interest for infrared microbolometer items.
  • The stagnation, if not decline, of the automotive market will be offset by increased demand for surveillance and thermography systems linked to fever monitoring in airports, hospitals, public areas, and warehouses.

Top Impacting factors

The widespread use of infrared detectors in the most recent range of applications, such as security, consumer electronics, and smart homes as well as the presence of several key players in the market, have fueled the global infrared microbolometer detector market. Because of the additional semiconductor components required for increased sensitivity, infrared microbolometer identifiers are more costly than different indicators. Cooling methods raise the general expense. Moreover, temperature changes and outrageous air choppiness can affect the presentation of infrared microbolometer finders. The climate should be spotless, sans dust, and less sticky for more precise outcomes. Infrared microbolometer identifiers identify infrared pictures dependent on temperature varieties in objects. They can't recognize contrasts between objects that have a fundamentally the same as temperature range. This results in inaccuracy in a variety of situations.

Market Trends

  • New product launch
  • Excelitas Technologies has a robust and diverse infrared detector product portfolio that includes both photon and thermal detectors. The company is concentrating on expanding its product portfolio by introducing new products to the market. Excelitas Technologies has pursued a variety of growth strategies, including collaborations, acquisitions, and product development.
  • The Asia-Pacific infrared microbolometer detector market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to strong government support and the presence of a large consumer electronics industry in the region. India and China are the world's driving exporters of infrared microbolometer identifiers.
  • The market for infrared microbolometer detectors in North America and Europe, on the other hand, is expected to grow slowly during the forecast period. The market in Latin America and the Middle East and Africa is expected to grow slowly during the forecast period.
  • It is anticipated that North America, in particular, will show impressive growth in marketing development over the estimated time frame. Organization associations and outcast chiefs are zeroing in their endeavors on creating customer driven things that will add to the improvement of an effective advertising situation there.

Key Segments Covered




  • Thermal Detector
  • Thermopile
  • Microbolometer
  • Pyroelectric
  • Photo Detector
  • Indium Gallium Arsenide
  • Mercury Cadmium Telluride
  • Polycrystalline Lead Sulfide
  • Polycrystalline Lead Selenide

  Spectral Range

  • Short-wave Infrared
  • Medium-wave Infrared
  • Long-wave Infrared


  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Industrial, Medical
  • Automotive
  • Security
  • Consumer Electronics


  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • UK
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • India
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Brazil
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Rest of LAMEA


Key Benefits of the Report

  • This study presents the analytical depiction of the infrared microbolometer industry along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
  • The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with detailed analysis of the infrared microbolometer market share.
  • The current market is quantitatively analyzed from 2020 to 2030 to highlight the infrared microbolometer market growth scenario.
  • Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market.
  • The report provides a detailed infrared microbolometer market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years

Infrared Microbolometer Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
By Spectral Range
  • Short-wave Infrared
  • Medium-wave Infrared
  • Long-wave Infrared
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (Germany, France, UK, Spain, Italy, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific  (India, China, Japan, South Korea, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Brazil, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Rest of LAMEA)
By Applications
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Industrial, Medical
  • Automotive
  • Security
  • Consumer Electronics
By Type
  • Thermal Detector
  • Thermopile
  • Microbolometer
  • Pyroelectric
  • Photo Detector
  • Indium Gallium Arsenide
  • Mercury Cadmium Telluride
  • Polycrystalline Lead Sulfide
  • Polycrystalline Lead Selenide
Key Market Players

Sofradir, FLIR Systems Inc., Nippon Avionics, Excelitas Technologies Corp, Omron Corporation, Hamamatsu Photonic K.K., Raytheon Company, Texas Instruments Inc., Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Honeywell International Inc., Dow Chemical Company

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Infrared Microbolometer Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032