- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
- Specialist wikis
Last edited 25 Jan 2021
Night vision surveillance cameras
Night vision (IR) surveillance cameras are used for surveillance in poor lighting conditions such as fog or during the night, using infrared technology. Some of the major applications of these infrared night vision cameras include; continuous monitoring of critical assets, face recognition, threat detection, and traffic management.
The demand for secured access, secured borders, and secured living premises is a strong driver for the growth of night vision surveillance cameras around the globe. Night vision (IR) cameras not only enable round-the-clock monitoring, but also keep unwanted elements away during the day and as well as at night.
Night Vision (IR) cameras play a key role in the public sector and military segment and this area is anticipated to have a large market share as these cameras are used on a large scale to trace unwanted or suspicious human or vehicle movement. Governments’ encouragement of a greater role for technology in fighting against crime and terror has further boosted the demand, along with the growing trend for smart homes and smart construction.
The night vision feature of surveillance cameras plays a lead role in video analytics and intelligent imaging systems, which are used for dynamic video capture for commercial purposes such as; traffic monitoring, industrial monitoring, and population monitoring.
With an increase in the overall levels of competition among leading night vision (IR) surveillance camera manufacturers in terms of developing unique designs according to usage with do-it-yourself (DIY) capabilities, consumers are getting better access to advanced technologies at reasonable prices.
In the coming years, demand from emerging regional markets such as Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa (MEA) is anticipated to drive the growth of the night vision (IR) surveillance cameras market. Some of the players involved in offering solutions or services related to night vision (IR) surveillance cameras are FLIR Systems, Axis Communications AB, Robert Bosch GmbH, Pelco Corporation, Raytheon Company, BAE Systems plc. L-3 Communications Holdings, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., and Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd.
Featured articles and news
Government announces global innovation strategy.
An architectural biography. Book review.
The house where the future king of France lived.
The teacher, architectural technologist and mum offers her insights.
Careful planning needed as supply chain issues continue.
The sensitive conversion of a neglected Cornwall structure.
Plan stresses local involvement in city, town and village development.
Environment Agency publishes BAT guidance.
CLC guidance outlines carbon reduction priorities.
Making the most of a staycation.
Organisation urges G20 to revisit wind energy.
The historian spent much of his life compiling architectural resources.