The Consumer Market: A Unique Opportunity for the IR Imaging Players to Increase Their Sales?

Be at the right place at the right time: the 1st Executive Infrared Imaging Forum: From Niche to Large Volume Applications - September 8, 2016, Shenzhen, China
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SHENZHEN, ChinaMarch 24, 2016 /PRNewsiwre/ -- The 1st Executive Infrared Imaging Forum: From Niche to Large Volume Applications will be held on September 8, 2016 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, alongside the CIOE 2016, revealing the latest applications of infrared imaging in electronics consumer market.

1st Executive Infrared Imaging Forum From Niche to Large Volume Applications
1st Executive Infrared Imaging Forum From Niche to Large Volume Applications

The 2016 Mobile World Congress was undoubtedly the place to discover the consumer electronics industry and its latest innovations. Among the numerous product releases and announcements that took place from February 22 to 25 in Barcelona, the innovative smartphone, released the week before by Bullitt Group, global mobile device licensee for Caterpillar, was perhaps one of the most interesting. Indeed, Bullitt Group introduced the first smartphone, 'Cat® S60', with an embedded FLIR One thermal camera. This announcement reveals to be a unique business opportunity for the IR imaging players, to develop new products for consumer applications and increase their sales. According to the "More than Moore" market research and the strategy consulting company Yole Developpement (Yole), sales from consumer and DIY applications of IR imagers reached US$ 20 million in 2015. Yole is expecting +26% CAGR over the years from 2015-2020 p. (Source: Uncooled Infrared Imaging Technology & Market Trends report, Yole Developpement, June 2015).

Yole and CIOE invite you to meet the leaders of the infrared imaging industry: the one-day conference entitled the 1st Executive Infrared Imaging Forum: From Niche to Large Volume Applications, which will bring together a world-class panel of key users and application experts. The forum will allow participants to get valuable insights of the industry in future, and will take place on September 8, 2016 alongside the CIOE 2016. For more information, please visit The Call for paper is now open till April 8 2016. For enquiry, please contact Clotilde Fabre at

CIOE's Laser and Infrared Applications Expo will be held in Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center from September 6-9, 2016. The leading brands such as ULIS, FLIR, Thales, Newport, eLaser, Ophir, Thorlabs, Hamamatsu, PI, SAT Infrared, Night Vision, Jiuzhiyang Infrared, Dali Technology, Guide Infrared, Photoelectric Research Institute, and A & P Instrument will present their cutting edge technologies and high-end products at the show.

About China International Optoelectronic Expo

Established in 1999, CIOE is the largest show of its kind in the world featuring over 2800 optoelectronic enterprises and their latest products in the area of 105,000 sqm at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. There are concurrent specialised expositions focusing on Optical Communications and Sensors, Lasers and Infrared Applications, Precision Optics, LEDs, Sapphire Technology & Touch Screen and Smart City. To learn more about CIOE, please visit

About UBM Herong

CIOE is organsied by Shenzhen UBM Herong Exhibition Co Ltd, a joint venture company of UBM Asia, a wholly owned company of UBM plc. listed on the London Stock Exchange.  CIOE taps on UBM's extensive global reach and show management expertise to service exhibitors and visitors even better. With the strong bond built over the years with companies and professionals in the field of optoelectronics, CIOE is committed to supporting the industry's continuous growth and technological development.

About Yole Developpement -  

Founded in 1998, Yole Developpement has grown to become a group of companies providing marketing, technology and strategy consulting, media and corporate finance services. With a strong focus on emerging applications using silicon and/or micro manufacturing, the Yole Developpement group has expanded to include more than 50 collaborators worldwide covering MEMS, Compound Semiconductors, LED, Image Sensors, Optoelectronics, Microfluidics & Medical, Advanced Packaging, Manufacturing, Nanomaterials, Power Electronics and Batteries & Energy Management. Contact: Sandrine Leroy (

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