Hyperspectral imaging is a powerful technology that adds a new dimension to optical imaging. The adoption of hyperspectral imaging is still at an early stage, but it has found traction in the agriculture, chemical analysis, and defense sectors. Hyperspectral imaging technology is widely used in a diverse range of applications. One major application is food surface inspection, in which reflectance imaging is used on various products to check for bruises and other damages. Similarly, it is widely used in military surveillance to monitor potential targets and avoid major calamities.
Technological advancements, such as the development of micro-hyperspectral imaging technology, have led to improvements in data acquisition and analysis. Micro-hyperspectral technology addresses the need for small, lightweight, and efficient hyperspectral imaging instruments that are capable of being deployed in harsh environments. Additionally, there has been an increasing demand for data accuracy and consistency among end-users and the government, as the hyperspectral imaging technology is highly accurate.
Increasing Demand for Data Accuracy and Consistency Have Led to the Growth of Hyperspectral Imaging
In environmental studies, the fusion of HSI sensor and Airborne LiDAR Scanner (ALS) data provides significant potential for applications. In these applications, standard fusion approaches use information obtained from HSI and distance measurements, gathered from the ALS, to increase data dimensionality and accuracy. The cross-calibration approach is followed for the rigorous illumination correction of HSI data, based on the radiometric cross-calibrated return intensity information of ALS data. Further, this method is capable of compensating for the drawbacks of passive HSI systems, such as illumination changes over time, across track illumination, cast and cloud shadowing effects, and partly, anisotropy effects.
PCA will be used for both feature extraction and dimensionality reduction, making it a common technique to be used in HSI analysis, and to make the decision based on captured data ANN’s and SVM methods will be utilized. It is also further used to diagnose diseases in the areas of ophthalmology, oncology, and cardiology, as it accurately depicts molecular activity in the body. It is a non-invasive test that helps in the early diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases, oral cancer, and disorders of the central nervous system. Doctors use HSI devices to gauge a patient's responses to a therapy and determine the best course of treatment.
Remote Sensing is Expected to be one of the Most Widely Used Applications for Hyperspectral Imaging
The recent advancements in remote sensing and geographic information have offered new opportunities for the development of hyperspectral sensors. Hyperspectral imaging is currently being investigated by researchers and scientists, for the detection and identification of vegetation, minerals, different objects, and backgrounds. The primary applications of hyperspectral remote sensing comprise of agriculture and forestry, geology and mineral exploration, ecology, and coastal zone management.
Furthermore, hyperspectral sensors have revolutionized IR remote sensing systems, significantly improving spectral performance. Different from multispectral sensors that capture data in distinct spectral bands, hyperspectral sensors can capture a near-continuous spectral range, by collecting data in many very narrow spectral bands (typically 10 to 20 nm) over a broad, continuous range, such as from the visible to 2.5 μm. As a result, the quantity of data captured is significantly larger, than that of multispectral systems
North America had the Largest Market Share, with the US Emerging as the Major Contributor
The medical device companies in the United States hold high regard across the globe, for their innovations, superior technology, and high investments in R&D. According to the Department of Commerce (DOC), the US medical device market was valued at USD 148 billion in 2015, accounting for 43% of the global market. Further, the emphasis by the US government on healthcare and special initiatives, like ‘Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’ have aided the growth of the medical device market. The food industry accounts for around 5% of the country’s GDP, and is growing owing to a greater demand for packaged food. The growing availability of packaged dairy products through various retailing channels, along with increasing consumer preference towards protein-based products, such as yogurt, cheese, and butter are expected to drive the adoption of dairy-based packaging in the United States. Owing to the growth of such industries in the region there has been an increased use of hyperspectral imaging in the country.
Key Developments in the Market
- February 2018 - collaboration between Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES) and United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA) to develop a joint hyperspectral imaging satellite to keep track of the climatic changes
- January 2018 - Developments in Hyperspectral imaging has been used to find out the borders for various tumours that exist in body. Using various imaging techniques healthy tissues have been distinguished from the cancerous tissues which helps in better diagnosis and treatment
- October 2017 - Applied Spectral Imaging Inc. launched two new products pathFusion and HiPath Pro, innovative FISH imaging and analysis solutions for pathology. The PathFusion system is a work-flow solution that bridges gap brightfield pathology and FISH. The HiPath Pro is a brightfield imaging and analysis system for a wide range of histopathology needs, which includes whole slide imaging. These products use GenASIs algorithm that addresses needs of modern pathology labs. These are expected to improve labor efficiency and data accessibility
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1.1 Study Assumptions
1.2 Key study deliverables
1.3 Market definition
1.4 Key Findings of the Study
2. Research methodology
3. Executive summary
4. Market Insights
4.1 Market overview
4.2 Indusrty attractiveness- Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.2.1 Threat of new entrants
4.2.2 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2.3 Bargaining power of consumers
4.2.4 Threat of substitute products
4.2.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
4.3 Industry Value Chain
5. Market dynamics
5.1 Market drivers
5.1.1 Technological Advancements
5.1.2 Increasing demand for Data Accuracy and Consistency
5.2 Market Restraints
5.2.1 High Cost Associated With the Use of Hyperspectral Imaging
5.3 Market Opportunities
5.3.1 Untapped Market in Emerging Economies
6. Global Hyperspectral Imaging Market - Segmentation
6.1 By Application
6.1.2 Remote Sensing
6.1.3 Machine Vision/Optical
6.1.4 Medical Diagnostics
6.2 By End-user
6.2.1 Food & Agriculture
6.3 By Geography
6.3.1 North America
22.214.171.124 United States
126.96.36.199 United Kingdom
188.8.131.52 Rest of Europe
184.108.40.206 South Korea
220.127.116.11 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.3.4 Latin America
18.104.22.168 Rest of Latin America
6.3.5 Middle East and Africa
22.214.171.124 Saudi Arabia
126.96.36.199 Rest of Middle East and Africa
7. Key Vendor Profiles
7.1 Applied Spectral Imaging, Inc.
7.2 Brandywine Photonics LLC
7.3 Chemimage Corporation
7.4 Corning incorporated
7.6 Gilden Photonics ltd
7.7 UTC Aerospace systems
7.8 Bayspec, Inc.
7.9 Merrick & company Inc.
7.10 Corescan pty ltd
7.11 Surface Optics Corporation
7.13 Gilden photonics ltd
7.14 Headwall photonics Inc.
7.15 Imec VZW
7.16 Norsk Elektro Optikk a/s
7.17 Specim spectral imaging ltd
7.18 Telops Inc.
7.19 Hansa Luftbild Group
7.20 Galileo group, Inc.
7.21 Headwall Photonics Inc.
*List is not Exhaustive
8. Investment Analysis
8.1 Recent mergers and acquisitions
8.2 Investment scenario and opportunities
9. Future of Hyperspectral Imaging Marke
- Applied Spectral Imaging Inc.
- Brandywine Photonics Llc
- Chemimage Corporation
- Corning Incorporated
- Gilden Photonics Ltd
- Utc Aerospace Systems
- Bayspec Inc
- Merrick & Company Inc.
- Corescan Pty Ltd.
- Surface Optics Corporation
- Gilden Photonics Ltd
- Headwall Photonics Inc.
- Imec Vzw
- Norsk Elektro Optikk A/S
- Specim Spectral Imaging Ltd
- Telops Inc.
- Hansa Luftbild Group
- Galileo Group Inc.
- Headwall Photonics Inc.