Hyperspectral Imaging Market – Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2016–2024

Hyperspectral imaging (imaging spectroscopy) systems are the result of extensive research and activity efforts. These systems have various applications in sectors such as healthcare, research and development, food industry, defense sector and others such as remote sensing, calorimetry and night vision. Hyperspectral imaging differs from multispectral imaging based on quality of image and provides greater sensitivity than conventional or multispectral imaging. For instance, multispectral imaging provides 2 to 20 images per dataset, while hyperspectral imaging provides over 20 images per dataset. Also, multispectral imaging gives 4 to 20 data points per pixel, while hyperspectral imaging provides full spectrum per pixel.

Increasing deployment of hyperspectral imaging in healthcare sector creates a highly conducive environment for growth of the hyperspectral imaging market in the near future. Hyperspectral imaging finds wide application in medical imaging, ophthalmology, and is also used in the procedures of gastrointestinal tract, in vascular systems and in tissue diagnosis. It is also an integral part of wound analysis, cell biology, and fluorescence microscopy. Wide application of the technology is mainly attributed to its high accuracy and clarity.

Hyperspectral imaging market taxonomy:

Global Market by Product Type

  • Hyperspectral Imaging Cameras
  • Other accessories

Global Market by Application

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Biological (Wound Analysis, cell biology and fluorescence microscopy)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pharmaceutical (Drug quality analysis)
  • Surgery

Global Market by Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • Africa

Increasing adoption in pharmaceuticals sector fueling growth of the hyperspectral imaging market, especially in emerging economies

The global hyperspectral imaging systems market globe is expected to witness double digit growth in the near future. In healthcare sector, these systems are used to perform various procedures in the pharmaceuticals industry. These include systems used to perform quality control tests that help detect foreign material present in drugs, and also mixed chemicals in counterfeit drugs. Also, hyperspectral imaging systems help in identification of targeted tumor tissue, a blood vessel, lymph nodes, a nerve bundle by covering the surface area of target and providing the image, in which that pixels of the image contains information regarding various light wavelength bands. Also, hyperspectral imaging finds extensive application in cancer treatment, as these systems provide real-time data and help in understanding the changes of tissue, which occur in the early stages of development of disease, also it helps to differentiate healthy cells from cancerous cells.

North America holds the largest share in the global hyperspectral imaging systems market, followed by Europe. This is mainly attributed to high healthcare spending, robust healthcare infrastructure, and inclination towards adoption of novel technologies. Also, the market in APAC region is projected to witness high growth rate over the next few years, due to increasing economic growth and developing healthcare sector.

Growth factors and restraints of the hyperspectral imaging market

The innovative products with advanced technology, high patient and operator safety, superior accuracy and consistency are the leading factors driving growth of the hyperspectral imaging market. The major challenge in this market is high cost of this systems, lack of awareness about the applications of these systems, dearth of skilled operators, high investment costs and implementation of healthcare regulatory policies that delay approval for this systems in some regions.

Some are the key companies providing innovative products in this area are Headwall Photonics, HyperMed Imaging, Inc, Spectral Imaging Ltd., imec, Norsk Elektro Optikk AS (NEO), SpekLED GmbH and Resonon.

Research Methodology

Coherent Market Insights followsa comprehensive research methodology focused on providing the most precise market analysis. The company leverages a data triangulation model which helps company to gauge the market dynamics and provide accurate estimates. Key components of the research methodologies followed for all our market reports include:

  • Primary Research (Trade Surveys and Experts Interviews)
  • Desk Research
  • Proprietor Data Analytics Model

In addition to this, Coherent Market Insights has access to a wide range of the regional and global reputed paid data bases, which helps the company to figure out the regional and global market trends and dynamics. The company analyses the industry from the 360 Degree Perspective i.e. from the Supply Side and Demand Side which enables us to provide granular details of the entire ecosystem for each study. Finally, a Top-Down approach and Bottom-Up approach is followed to arrive at ultimate research findings.


Smiley face

Coherent Market Insights desk research is based on a principle set of research techniques:

  • National level desk research: It Includes research analysis of regional players, regional regulatory bodies, regional trade associations, and regional organization.
  • Multinational level desk research: The research team keeps a track of multinational players, global regulatory bodies, global trade associations, and global organization.

Coherent Market Insights has a large amount of in-house repository of industry database. This is leveraged as a burner for initiating a new research study. Key secondary sources include:

  • Governmental bodies, National and international social welfare institutions, and organizations creating economic policies among others.
  • Trade association, National and international media and trade press.
  • Company Annual reports, SEC filings, Corporate Presentations, press release, news, and specification sheet of manufacturers, system integrators, brick and mortar - distributors and retailers, and third party online commerce players.
  • Scientific journals, and other technical magazines and whitepapers.
Smiley face

Preliminary Data Mining

The raw data is obtained through the secondary findings, in house repositories, and trade surveys. It is then filtered to ensure that the relevant information including industry dynamics, trends, and outlook is retained for further research process.

Data Standardization:

Holistic approach is used to ensure that the granular and uncommon parameters are taken into consideration to ensure accurate results. The information from the paid databases are further combined to the raw data in order to standardize it.

Coherent Statistical model

We arrive at our final research findings through simulation models. Coherent Data Analytics Model is a statistical tool that helps company to forecast market estimates. Few of the parameters considered as a part of the statistical model include:

  • Micro-economic indicators
  • Macro-economic indicators
  • Environmental indicators
  • Socio-political indicators
  • Technology indicators

Data Processing

Once the findings are derived from the statistical model, large volume of data is process to confirm accurate research results. Data analytics and processing tools are adopted to process large chunk of collected informative data. In case, a client customizes the study during the process, the research finding till then are benchmarked, and the process for new research requirement is initiated again.

Data Validation

This is the most crucial stage of the research process. Primary Interviews are conducted to validate the data and analysis. This helps in achieving the following purposes:

  • It provides first-hand information on the market dynamics, outlook, and growth parameters.
  • Industry experts validates the estimates which helps the company to cement the on-going research study.
  • Primary research includes online surveys, face-to face interviews, and telephonic interviews.

The primary research is conducted with the ecosystem players including, but not limited to:

  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • System Integrators
  • Distributors
  • End-users

Choose License Type

"How Can I Help You" ?

Finding it difficult to find the research that would cater to your business demands? Give us a chance to help you. One of our Research Consultants will connect to provide a customized solution.

[email protected]

Key Benefits

  • Custom Research Solution

    Talk to our research consultant to design an exclusive report as per your research needs.

  • Customer Fulfilment

    We aim to fulfil client's research demands with tailored research solutions.

  • Quick Turnaround Time Reports

    We aim to provide research studies in quickest turnaround time and in a much cost effective manner.

  • 360-degree Approach

    We cover each industry from supply and demand side with an aim to provide a most holistic research study.

  • Assured Quality

    We strive to provide most accurate and reliable research findings in our research reports.