"Electrifying your pathway to success through in-depth market research"

Image Intensifier Market Size, Share, and COVID Impact Analysis, By Diameter (<18 mm, 18mm, 25 mm, >25 mm, 6 inches, <6 inches, 9 inches, 12 inches, and 16 inches), By Application (Cameras, Scope, Googles, and X-Ray Detectors) By End-Users (Healthcare, Defense & Surveillance, Manufacturing, and Others), and By Regional Forecast, 2024-2032

Region :Global | Report ID: FBI108100 | Status : Ongoing



An image intensifier is an electronic device that amplifies the light signals from a low-light environment and produces a brighter image for observation or analysis. Image intensifiers are commonly used in night vision devices, medical imaging equipment, and scientific instrumentation. The basic structure of an image intensifier includes a phosphor screen photocathode and a microchannel plate (MCP). The photocathode converts incoming light into electrons, which are then accelerated by an electric field towards the microchannel plate. The microchannel plate is a thin sheet of glass with millions of tiny channels that act as electron multipliers, amplifying the signal by up to several thousand times. The amplified electrons then strike the phosphor screen, which converts them back into visible light that is brighter and easier to observe. There are three generations of image intensifiers, each providing greater sensitivity, resolution, and performance than the previous one. The latest generation, Gen III, features advanced technologies such as gated imaging, auto-gating, and filmless tubes, which offer superior performance in low-light conditions. Image intensifiers have revolutionized the field of night vision by enabling soldiers, law enforcement officers, and other users to see in the dark and conduct operations with increased safety and efficiency, increasing the demand for image intensifiers in the global market.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Image Intensifier Market:

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a mixed impact on the image intensifier market. The increased demand for medical imaging equipment to diagnose and monitor COVID-19 patients which boosted the market for medical image intensifiers. However, the pandemic also disrupted supply chains, caused labor shortages, and reduced demand from other end-use industries such as defense and aerospace, negatively impacting the market. Moreover, the demand for medical image intensifiers has been driven by the need for diagnostic imaging equipment such as X-ray and CT scanners to diagnose and monitor COVID-19 patients. The pandemic has increased hospitalizations and critical care patients, increasing the demand for medical imaging equipment. This has, in turn, boosted the demand for medical image intensifiers. The pandemic also led to a slowdown in research and development activities, as companies diverted their resources towards coping with the pandemic's immediate impacts.

Key Insights:

The report will cover the following key insights:

  • Recent industry trends and developments.

  • Competitive landscape & strategic key players.

  • Complete background analysis, including an assessment of the global Image Intensifier market.

  • Complete Analysis of Segments

  • Impact of COVID-19 on The Global Image Intensifiers market

Regional Analysis:

To gain extensive insights into the market, Request for Customization

  • Asia Pacific region is dominating the market of image intensifiers globally due to the increasing use of night vision cameras for surveillance on cross borders. Also, the production of image intensifiers in countries such as China and South Korea is increasing, driving the market.

  • The Europe market is estimated to follow the growth trends of Asia Pacific during the forecast period. Furthermore, increasing the use of image intensifiers in the automobile and manufacturing sector will drive the market in the region.

  • However, North America is expected to show the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The growing adoption of highly sensitive cameras for space research and observation in countries like the U.S. and Canada increases the demand for image intensifiers in the region.

  • Furthermore, the market in the Middle East, Africa, and South America region is moderately growing. However, in central African and south American countries such as Brazil, Cango and Nigeria, the demand for binoculars and scopes increases for jungle safari, which drives the market in the region.

Analysis by End Users.

An image intensifier is frequently used in medical equipment and cameras to enhance the quality and clarity of images. Image intensifiers increase images' brightness and contrast, making them clearer and easier to interpret. Image Intensifier is especially important in medical imaging, where a clear image can help with diagnosis and treatment planning. Image intensifiers allow for lower levels of radiation exposure during imaging procedures. Furthermore, an image intensifier is an important component in night vision cameras. It increases the sensitivity of night vision cameras, boosting the demand for image intensifiers in the healthcare segment.

Key Players Covered:

Harris Corporation(U.S.), L3 Technologies (U.S.), Thales Group (France), Siemens AG (Germany), Canon Medical System(Japan), Photonics Technology (France), FLIR System( France), Photok Limited (UK), Argus Imaging BV (Netherlands), Tak Technologies Pvt. Ltd (India).



By Diameter

By Application

By End User

By Geography

  • <18 mm

  • 18 mm

  • 25 mm

  • >25 mm

  • 6 inch

  • <6 inch

  • 9 inch

  • 12 inch

  • 16 inch

  • Cameras

  • Scope

  • Googles

  • X-Ray Detectors

  • Healthcare

  • Defense & Survilance

  • Manufacturing

  • Others

  • North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)

  • Europe (France, Germany, U.K., Italy, Spain, Benelux, Russia, Nordics, and Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (India, China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Oceania, South Korea, and the Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC, Turkey, South Africa, North Africa, and Rest of MEA)

  • South America ( Argentina, Brazil, and Rest of South America)

Key Industry Developments:

  • In October 2021_ Photonis Digital Vision, a provider of digital high-sensitive cameras and imaging solutions launched iNoctron cameras. This newly launched product has a super intensified camera lens which captures the best quality image.   

  • In August 2022_ the TNVC super gains system, a global producer and night vision camera developer, launched high-performance un-filmed white phosphorous image intensifier film. This image intensifier film is widely used in high-end night vision cameras.

  • In December 2022_Senop, a provider of defence equipment, partnered with the Finnish defence force. Through this partnership, Senop is providing a high-resolution image intensifier camera to the Finnish army.  

  • Ongoing
  • 2023
  • 2019-2022

Personalize this Research

  • Granular Research on Specified Regions or Segments
  • Companies Profiled based on User Requirement
  • Broader Insights Pertaining to a Specific Segment or Region
  • Breaking Down Competitive Landscape as per Your Requirement
  • Other Specific Requirement on Customization
Request Customization Banner

Semiconductor & Electronics Clients

Bain & Company

Client Testimonials

“We are quite happy with the methodology you outlined. We really appreciate the time your team has spent on this project, and the efforts of your team to answer our questions.”

- One of the largest & renowned medical research centers based in the U.S. on a report on the U.S. NIPT Market.

“Thanks a million. The report looks great!”

- Feedback from a consultant on a report on the U.S. Beef Market.

“Thanks for the excellent report and the insights regarding the lactose market.”

- Brazil based company specializing in production of protein ingredients.

“I liked the report; would it be possible to send me the PPT version as I want to use a few slides in an internal presentation that I am preparing.”

- Global Digital Services Agency on a report on the Global Luxury Goods Market.

“This report is really well done and we really appreciate it! Again, I may have questions as we dig in deeper. Thanks again for some really good work.”

- U.S.-based biotechnology company focussing on treatment of chronic pain.

“Kudos to your team. Thank you very much for your support and agility to answer our questions.”

- Europe-based provider of solutions to automate data centre operations.

“We appreciate you and your team taking out time to share the report and data file with us, and we are grateful for the flexibility provided to modify the document as per request. This does help us in our business decision making. We would be pleased to work with you again, and hope to continue our business relationship long into the future.”

- India-based manufacturer of industrial and specialty intermediates with a strong global presence.

“I want to first congratulate you on the great work done on the Medical Platforms project. Thank you so much for all your efforts.”

- One of the largest cosmetics company in the world.

“Thank you very much. I really appreciate the work your team has done. I feel very comfortable recommending your services to some of the other startups that I’m working with, and will likely establish a good long partnership with you.”

- U.S. based startup operating in the cultivated meat market.

“We received the below report on the U.S. market from you. We were very satisfied with the report.”

- Global hearing aids manufacturer.

“I just finished my first pass-through of the report. Great work! Thank you!”

- U.S. based solar racking solutions provider.

“Thanks again for the great work on our last partnership. We are ramping up a new project to understand the imaging and imaging service and distribution market in the U.S.”

- World’s leading advisory firm.

“We feel positive about the results. Based on the presented results, we will do strategic review of this new information and might commission a detailed study on some of the modules included in the report after end of the year. Overall we are very satisfied and please pass on the praise to the team. Thank you for the co-operation!”

- Germany based machine construction company.

“Thank you very much for the very good report. I have another requirement on cutting tools, paper crafts and decorative items.”

- Japanese manufacturing company of stationery products.

“We are happy with the professionalism of your in-house research team as well as the quality of your research reports. Looking forward to work together on similar projects”

- One of the Leading Food Companies in Germany

“We appreciate the teamwork and efficiency for such an exhaustive and comprehensive report. The data offered to us was exactly what we were looking for. Thank you!”

- Intuitive Surgical

“I recommend Fortune Business Insights for their honesty and flexibility. Not only that they were very responsive and dealt with all my questions very quickly but they also responded honestly and flexibly to the detailed requests from us in preparing the research report. We value them as a research company worthy of building long-term relationships.”

- Major Food Company in Japan

“Well done Fortune Business Insights! The report covered all the points and was very detailed. Looking forward to work together in the future”

- Ziering Medical

“It has been a delightful experience working with you guys. Thank you Fortune Business Insights for your efforts and prompt response”

- Major Manufacturer of Precision Machine Parts in India

“I had a great experience working with Fortune Business Insights. The report was very accurate and as per my requirements. Very satisfied with the overall report as it has helped me to build strategies for my business”

- Hewlett-Packard

“This is regarding the recent report I bought from Fortune Business insights. Remarkable job and great efforts by your research team. I would also like to thank the back end team for offering a continuous support and stitching together a report that is so comprehensive and exhaustive”

- Global Management Consulting Firm

“Please pass on our sincere thanks to the whole team at Fortune Business Insights. This is a very good piece of work and will be very helpful to us going forward. We know where we will be getting business intelligence from in the future.”

- UK-based Start-up in the Medical Devices Sector

“Thank you for sending the market report and data. It looks quite comprehensive and the data is exactly what I was looking for. I appreciate the timeliness and responsiveness of you and your team.”

- One of the Largest Companies in the Defence Industry
We use cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to visit this site you agree to our use of cookies . Privacy.