Sensors Unlimited (US), FLIR Systems (US). and Xenics (Belgium) Are Dominating the Market for Global SWIR Market in Forecast Period 2025

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The global SWIR market highly concentrated to a few big players and rest to local players who cater to domestic markets only. Sensors Unlimited (US) dominated the SWIR market accounting for a highest market share in 2017, followed by FLIR Systems (US) and Xenics (Belgium) Other players in this market include are New Imaging Technologies (France), Allied Vision Technologies (Germany), Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), Photon etc. (Canada), Princeton Instruments (US), Sofradir Group (France), and Raptor Photonics (UK),Episensors, Inc.(U.S.), Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc.(U.S.) among others.


Founded in 1991 and headquartered in New Jersey, U.S. Sensors Unlimited is engaged in designing and manufacturing of systems which include warrior systems, GEM systems and pan tilt system and component. It provides integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. The company offers various products including SWIR area cameras, LINESCAN cameras, linear photodiode arrays, lenses & accessories, micro displays and legacy cameras. The SWIR products are offered under SWIR area cameras which include High Definition Mini SWIR (+NIR/+VIS), Small Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) Micro SWIR (+NIR), Industrial and Commercial Mini SWIR (+NIR).The company offers products to various industries such as military, security & surveillance, machine vision, photovoltaics, medical, spectroscopy, semiconductor inspection, instrumentation, thermography and telecommunications.

The company is ISO 9001:2015 certified. It has strong geographic presence in U.S.

  • In March, 2012 Sensors Unlimited (U.S.) expanded dynamic range of short wave infrared (SWIR) for imaging and surveillance applications. It has increased the range performance of standard, automatically compensate for changes in light levels of up to five orders of magnitude, commercial off-the shelf (COTS) products. These cameras are designed to meet the requirements of imaging process.


Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Oregon, U.S. FLIR SYSTEMS, INC. is engaged in designing, manufacturing and distributing thermal imaging and infrared camera systems. It offers various sensing solutions thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems. The company operates in six business segment: Surveillance, Instruments, Security, OEM & Emerging Markets, Maritime and Detection. Short wave infrared products are offered under OEM and emerging markets. The company provides its product to various industries such as government & defense, industrial, public safety & transportation, security, professional tools, research & development, marine, home & outdoor and camera cores and components. The company is an ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certified for designing, manufacturing and testing of integrated circuits, vacuum packages, and cameras.

The company’s subsidiaries are Scientific Materials Corporation (U.S.), FLIR Systems Ltd (Germany), FLIR Systems Ltd (U.S.), FLIR Systems Israel Ltd, Inframetrics Infrared Systems Ltd (U.S.), FSI Holdings Inc. (New York) among others. The company has its presence in United States, Europe, Asia, Middle East/Africa and Canada/Latin America among others.

  • In February, FLIR SYSTEMS, INC. (U.S.) launched FLIR A6260sc, which is a shortwave infrared camera (SWIR). It provides fast frame rate, integration time, window size, high sensitivity and flexibility. It is used in laser beam profiling, measuring temperature through glass and silicon wafer inspection applications.


Incorporated in 2000 and headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. XENICS is engaged in providing advanced infrared imaging products and solutions. The company offers various products including infrared cameras, infrared detectors, lenses, accessories, software. The short wave infrared products are offered in infrared cameras. The company deals in various applications such as research & development, industrial automation, thermography, surveillance, safety & security, modules & components and custom engineering. The company offers its product to mining and surveillance, safety & Security industries. The Company is ISO 9001:2015 certified for its design, development, manufacturing, testing, sales and after-sales of products. The company is in partnership with AIA vision online, SPIE and VOKA.

It has strong geographic presence in Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), North-America, Latin-America, Asia-Pacific and China.

  • In April,2016 Xenics (Belgium) launched module XSW-320, which is a compact/low-cost SWIR camera. It is based on new SWIR technology driving flexible innovations for protection of sensitive public and industrial areas. It helped in expanding the product line and growth of business.
  • In January, 2016 Xenics (Belgium) launched Bobcat-320, which is a smart InGaAS SWIR Camera for volume applications. It focuses on high-performance and high-frequency SWIR cameras for cost-sensitive industrial applications involving volume deployment, plant upgrading and retrofitting. This launchh as helped in growing volume markets for smart InGaAs SWIR cameras such as hyperspectral imaging in food sorting and waste recycling,