The 1st Executive Infrared Imaging Forum to be Held in Shenzhen, China on September 8, 2016

China International Optoelectronic Expo logo cSHENZHEN, China, July, 2016— Yole and CIOE launches 1 day conference — the 1stExecutive Infrared Forum: from niche to large volume applications on September 8 to discuss the latest Infrared imaging technologies and applications.

The uncooled thermal camera market re-entered a growth phase in 2015 thanks to the success of military demand and a dynamic commercial business: shipments are today clearly driven by the three expanding commercial markets: thermography, automotive and surveillance (Source: Uncooled Infrared Imaging Technology & Market Trends report, Yole, June 2015). “And this trend will continue for several years: the uncooled thermal camera market will be multiplied by 3 between 2015 and 2020 in volume, boosted by a strong demand coming from surveillance and safety of persons market segments”, confirms Dr Eric Mounier, Senior Technology & Market Analyst from Yole.

The 1st Executive Infrared Imaging Forum: From Niche to Large Volume Applications will take place onSeptember 8, 2016 in Shenzhen, alongside the 18th China International Optoelectronic Expo 2016. The program includes market & technologies sessions including applications, functions and manufacturing processes: discover today the detailed agenda and registration form.

“Yole & CIOE’s Forum will bring together a world class panel of users and application experts,” asserts Jean-Christophe Eloy, President & CEO, Yole. “This event will be a great opportunity for participants to get valuable insights into the status and future of the infrared imaging industry. Moreover, this one-day Forum will provide unprecedented opportunities for meeting with industry leaders.”

IR Forum’s sessions include:

  • Key applications: building automation, automotive, mobile phones, service robotics, consumer, medical, drones…
  • New technologies: integration and miniaturization, sensor fusion, lenses, packaging, imager technologies, camera module, camera architecture…
  • New functions: biometry, night vision, motions sensing, people counting, spot thermometer, gesture recognition…
  • Manufacturing process, material and equipment: silicon as an optical material, wafer level packaging, wafer level optics, chalcogenide, wafer level test …
  • Speakers confirmed from Umicrore, Guide, Autoliv, Telops, ULIS, INO, Kaist, Heimann Sensors, System Plus Consulting and Yole…

The IR forum will end with an executive round table focused on future trends in IR imaging applications and market. During the IR Forum, speakers, participants will debate about the major technology & market trends. Indeed, Yole & CIOE event is must for all infrared imaging industry executives as well as for users and application managers to network and learn about all the latest industry trends. Make sure you attend the IR Forum in Shenzhen, China on September 8 and register today!

For more information about the forum, please contact Erin Deng ( ).

About China International Optoelectronic Expo (CIOE) (

Established in 1999, CIOE is the largest show of its kind in the world featuring over 3200 optoelectronic brands 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.

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 UBM Asia (

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is the largest trade show organiser in Asiaand the largest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global network of 32 offices and 1,300 staff in 24 major cities. We operate in 19 market sectors with 230 events, 28 trade publications, 18 online products for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world.

Media contact:
Shirly Yi

SOURCE China International Optoelectronic Expo (CIOE)


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