Multispectral Camera Market

Multispectral Camera Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Imaging Spectrum (Short Wave Infrared (SWIR), Mid Wave Infrared (MWIR), Long Wave Infrared (LWIR), Visible Light and Near-infrared), Cooling (Cooled and Uncooled), Technology, Application, End User and By Geography

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Published: 2023 ID: SMRC23800

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

Years Covered


Estimated Year Value (2023)

US $1.4 BN

Projected Year Value (2030)

US $2.8 BN

CAGR (2023 - 2030)


Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa

Countries Covered

US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and South Africa

Largest Market

Asia Pacific

Highest Growing Market

North America

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Multispectral Camera Market is accounted for $1.4 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $2.8 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 9.2% during the forecast period. A multispectral camera is an advanced imaging tool that can record images in a variety of spectral bands or wavelengths outside the range of the human eye. These cameras are made to collect data from multiple electromagnetic spectrum regions, making it possible to analyze diverse objects and materials based on their distinctive spectral fingerprints. Images in the ultraviolet (UV), near-infrared (NIR), and other specialized spectral regions can be captured with multispectral cameras. Multispectral cameras can offer insightful information and data about things and settings by examining the reflected or emitted light in these many wavelengths. These cameras may be used to monitor plant stress, evaluate crop health, and schedule irrigation and fertilizer applications.

According to the Biden administration reports, released in March 2022, it sought USD 813.3 billion for national defense. In the budget proposed for the fiscal year 2023, the United States has a significantly higher military expenditure than the rest of the world.

Market Dynamics:


Growing interest in precision agriculture

Precision agriculture enables farmers to make data-driven decisions about planting, fertilizing, and harvesting by employing technology to gather and analyze data on crops, soil, and weather conditions. Precision agriculture relies heavily on multispectral cameras, which give farmers comprehensive data on crop health, nutritional levels, and water use. Farmers that use this knowledge may boost yields, save expenses, and optimize their operations. Since it has been demonstrated that using multispectral cameras in precision agriculture may increase crop yields while lowering costs, this technology is becoming more and more crucial for farmers all over the world. This factor has assisted in boosting market demand.


Data generation is very complex

The difficulties in gathering and analyzing the significant volumes of data produced by multispectral cameras are referred to as their complexity. In order to be helpful, multispectral cameras must take pictures at several wavelengths, producing a plethora of data that must be analyzed and understood. It may be time-consuming and challenging to draw useful conclusions from this data, which is the problem. This problem is impeding market expansion.


Rising funding and investments for innovation

There has been a surge in the usage of multispectral in several research projects throughout the world due to significant developments in hardware and software for image processing and analysis. Higher specificity and granularity, faster picture acquisition speed as compared to other spectrum imagers, and non-invasive imaging are all benefits of multispectral imaging. Given its benefits, this method is applied in a variety of fields with financing and subsidies from the government. Start-ups and established businesses will be able to introduce cutting-edge items, broaden their product lines, and take advantage of the market's growth prospects attributable to the funding available.


The spatial domain lacks high-resolution

In many different domains, including agriculture, aerial and satellite photography, ecology, geology, medicine, and industrial inspection, researchers have used HIS as a novel approach. While having a poor resolution in the spatial domain, a hyper spectral picture has a high resolution in the spectral domain. Image quality is affected by atmospheric dispersion, supplementary lighting, and sensor noise. Thus, in order to make greater use of this approach, it is crucial to increase spatial resolution for many applications. Increasing spatial resolution through software is expensive and also a significant problem that market competitors are currently facing.

Covid-19 Impact

The market for multispectral imaging expanded as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak since this technology may have been an important resource for evaluating COVID-19 rashes. Skin conditions linked to COVID-19 infection have been imaged using this method. In addition to evaluating lines and tubes and potential problems, the multispectral imaging offered sufficient information on lung findings related to COVID-19. As a result, the market has seen tremendous growth throughout the epidemic.

The uncooled segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

The uncooled segment is estimated to have a lucrative growth, due to their affordability. Uncooled multispectral cameras are presently more inexpensive and available to a larger variety of customers and businesses since the high expenses associated with cooling components like cryogenic coolers are eliminated. Uncooled multispectral cameras have been widely used in a variety of applications due to their affordability. Its image quality, performance and affordability are driving the segment’s demand.

The defense segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The defense segment is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR growth during the forecast period, due to its capacity to boost situational awareness and operational capabilities. For defense forces to successfully monitor and react to threats, they need precise and complete information about their surroundings. By taking pictures in the visible, near-infrared, and thermal infrared spectrums, multispectral cameras have an advantage. They are able to distinguish between distinct things based on their spectral properties, detect heat signatures, and recognize chemical or biological substances. Defense professionals may use this information to make wise judgments, manage resources effectively, and counter possible threats.

Region with largest share:

Asia Pacific is projected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period. Agriculture, environmental monitoring, forestry, and urban planning are just a few of the varied businesses in this region that might gain from the use of multispectral imaging. Additionally, the region's rapid technical development has boosted the accessibility and affordability of multispectral camera systems. This has improved their accessibility to a variety of industries and organizations, including small and medium-sized businesses, research institutes, and governmental bodies.

Region with highest CAGR:

North America is projected to have the highest CAGR over the forecast period, owing to the increasing regional surveillance innovations. The region is marked by the presence of countries, such as the United States, that have significant investments in surveillance. The region has technologically advanced healthcare infrastructure, increased healthcare expenditure, adoption of novel technologies, and the existence of several market players. Due to the presence of a sizable patient population, rising healthcare awareness, funding from the government for R&D, and forthcoming research projects, the market is propelling in the region.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players profiled in the Multispectral Camera Market include Mapir Camera, Spectral Devices Inc., Pixelteq, FluxData Incorporated, Telops, Tetracam, Specim, Headwall Photonics Inc, Slantrange, MicaSense, Thermal Infrared Cameras, Opgal Optronics Industries Limited, Cubert GmbH, XIMEA and Surface Optics.

Key Developments:

In August 2022, Specim strengthened its presence in Central Europe by opening a branch office in Germany. The new office includes a demo center that facilitates its customers and partners to get hands-on training on the Specim products and services. The new office and demo center are located at Konica Minolta Sensing Europe facilities in Munich, Germany.

In July 2022, Headwall announced an investment in perClassBV for strategic growth. The perClassMira spectrum analysis software package, which interfaces with multiple spectral sensors and enables intuitive spectral image analysis for sophisticated machine vision applications in research, industrial, and commercial deployments, is developed by perClass. The objective of perClass remains to simplify the interpretation of spectral imaging data to broaden deployment for industrial applications.

Imaging Spectrums Covered:
• Short Wave Infrared (SWIR)
• Mid Wave Infrared (MWIR)
• Long Wave Infrared (LWIR)
• Visible Light
• Near-infrared

Coolings Covered:
• Cooled
• Uncooled

Technologies Covered:
• Hybrid Cameras
• CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) Cameras
• CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor) Cameras
• Other Technologies

Applications Covered:
• Defense
• Commercial
• Agriculture
• Food & Beverage
• Industrial Inspection
• Other Applications

End Users Covered:
• Man-portable
• Payloads

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan
o China
o India
o Australia
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2021, 2022, 2023, 2026, and 2030
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Preface
2.1 Abstract
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
2.5.3 Assumptions

3 Market Trend Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.3 Restraints
3.4 Opportunities
3.5 Threats
3.6 Technology Analysis
3.7 Application Analysis
3.8 End User Analysis
3.9 Emerging Markets
3.10 Impact of Covid-19

4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Global Multispectral Camera Market, By Imaging Spectrum
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Short Wave Infrared (SWIR)
5.3 Mid Wave Infrared (MWIR)
5.4 Long Wave Infrared (LWIR)
5.5 Visible Light
5.6 Near-infrared

6 Global Multispectral Camera Market, By Cooling
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Cooled
6.3 Uncooled

7 Global Multispectral Camera Market, By Technology
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Hybrid Cameras
7.3 CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) Cameras
7.4 CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor) Cameras
7.5 Other Technologies

8 Global Multispectral Camera Market, By Application
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Defense
8.2.1 Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance
8.2.2 Target & Tracking
8.2.3 Imaging Systems
8.3 Commercial
8.3.1 Survey & Mapping
8.3.2 Environmental Monitoring
8.3.3 Satellite Remote Sensing
8.3.4 Life Sciences & Medical Diagnostics
8.4 Agriculture
8.5 Food & Beverage
8.6 Industrial Inspection
8.7 Other Applications

9 Global Multispectral Camera Market, By End User
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Man-portable
9.3 Payloads

10 Global Multispectral Camera Market, By Geography
10.1 Introduction
10.2 North America
10.2.1 US
10.2.2 Canada
10.2.3 Mexico
10.3 Europe
10.3.1 Germany
10.3.2 UK
10.3.3 Italy
10.3.4 France
10.3.5 Spain
10.3.6 Rest of Europe
10.4 Asia Pacific
10.4.1 Japan
10.4.2 China
10.4.3 India
10.4.4 Australia
10.4.5 New Zealand
10.4.6 South Korea
10.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
10.5 South America
10.5.1 Argentina
10.5.2 Brazil
10.5.3 Chile
10.5.4 Rest of South America
10.6 Middle East & Africa
10.6.1 Saudi Arabia
10.6.2 UAE
10.6.3 Qatar
10.6.4 South Africa
10.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

11 Key Developments
11.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
11.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
11.3 New Product Launch
11.4 Expansions
11.5 Other Key Strategies

12 Company Profiling
12.1 Mapir Camera
12.2 Spectral Devices Inc.
12.3 Pixelteq
12.4 FluxData Incorporated
12.5 Telops
12.6 Tetracam
12.7 Specim
12.8 Headwall Photonics Inc
12.9 Slantrange
12.10 MicaSense
12.11 Thermal Infrared Cameras
12.12 Opgal Optronics Industries Limited
12.13 Cubert GmbH
12.14 XIMEA
12.15 Surface Optics

List of Tables
1 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Imaging Spectrum (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Mid Wave Infrared (MWIR) (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Visible Light (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Near-infrared (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Cooling (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Cooled (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Uncooled (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Technology (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Hybrid Cameras (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) Cameras (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor) Cameras (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Other Technologies (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Application (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Defense (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Target & Tracking (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Imaging Systems (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Commercial (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Survey & Mapping (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Environmental Monitoring (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Satellite Remote Sensing (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Life Sciences & Medical Diagnostics (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Agriculture (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Food & Beverage (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Industrial Inspection (2021-2030) ($MN)
29 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2021-2030) ($MN)
30 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By End User (2021-2030) ($MN)
31 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Man-portable (2021-2030) ($MN)
32 Global Multispectral Camera Market Outlook, By Payloads (2021-2030) ($MN)

Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

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