Product Innovations to Increase Demand for Optical Imaging Solutions
The innovative ultra-compact design based on integrated optics and point-of-care skin diagnosis system was demonstrated by a scientist team in Spain, which is reportedly the smallest imaging system. Compact optical imaging solutions are expected to provide optical imaging market players with increasing opportunities for innovating their product offerings. With high-valued and technologically advanced solutions offered in the optical imaging market, the demand for innovative and next-generation solutions is expected to bring open new avenues for optical imaging providers.
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Research & Development Activities to Trigger Innovations in Optical Imaging Market
Continual research and development activities are shaping the healthcare industry. The advancements in optical imaging are further supported by significant research and study. A team of researchers in the United Kingdom guided by the University of St. Andrews, together created a unique method of imaging through tissue optically. This would allow in–depth understanding and early stage diagnosis of several diseases including cancer. The capabilities of visualizing deeper inside tissue with the help of light is a current trend in the market. With these research findings applied in the several applications, they could assist in early diagnosis and detection as well as biomedical analysis.
Similarly, the scientists at U.S. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering brought together two distinct microscopic technologies for producing sharper images that reveal rapid movements inside living cell.
Leading Nations to Witness Greater Investments and Collaborations
The presence of the market is analyzed based on its presence in key regions such as Western and Eastern Europe, North and Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Japan, and Asia Pacific.
Leading players are investing in developed nations to leverage the opportunities provided by them owing to increasing technological advancements and greater steps taken to boost innovations. An optical imaging company, Topcon Medical Systems, Inc. entered into an agreement with the leading AI diagnostics company, IDx. The objective of the agreement is to upscale AI diagnostics solutions in the market of the United States. With this collaboration, the company expands its Harmony imaging platform for its customers in Europe.
Key Optical Imaging Providers to Illustrate Continual Growth with Increasing Investments
The major players included in the optical imaging market include Heidelberg Engineering GmBH, Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Bioptigen Inc., Somanetics Corporation, Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies, ChemImage Corporation, Cytoviva Inc., Michelson Diagnostics, Headwall Photonics Inc., PerkinElmer Inc., ASE Optics Inc., St. Jude Medical Inc., Topcon Medical Systems Inc., Volcano Corporation, and Optical Imaging Ltd.
The leading optical imaging market players are involved in key strategies to work their way to the top, when it comes to developments and investments. The companies are working towards bringing the innovations in their product offerings and also working towards building a sustainable position in the optical imaging market.
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, an optical imaging provider, recently acquired IanTECH for expanding its portfolio and offerings for cataract surgery, owing to the cutting-edge surgical technology offered by IanTech. This would elaborate the aim of the company in improving its service offerings.
Another key optical imaging market player ChemImage Corporation demonstrated the detection and visualization of tissues during endoscope. The company is constantly focused towards innovations owing to which the company developed the new approach to molecular chemical imaging.
Bruker, an optical imaging solutions provider, recently introduced a revolutionary light-sheet microscope to achieve for the imaging of optically cleared samples. This new technology allows faster and high resolution imaging along with minimal photo damage.
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Classification of the Optical Imaging Market for Thorough Analysis of the Market
The optical imaging market is analyzed in detail with its division on the basis of technologies and the areas where optical imaging is applied.
- When segmented based on the technology, the optical imaging market includes segments such as terahertz tomography, optical coherence tomography (OCT), raman spectroscopy, photo-acoustic imaging, diffuse optical tomography (DOT), super-resolution microscopy, and hyper-spectral imaging.
- Optical imaging finds its application in various application segments including Dermatology, Drug development, Oncology, Dentistry, Neurology, and Ophthalmology.