asmag.com published what appears to be a set of quotes about image sensor market for security and surveillance applications. Few of the quotes are below:
The surveillance market experienced the recession firsthand. "Image sensor revenue across all surveillance cameras will decline from more than US$700 million in 2008 to $435 million in 2013," In-Stat said in a prepared statement.
Pixim estimated 1/3-inch sensors account for 90 percent of all cameras shipped, making it the de facto sensor format. Pixim estimates 1/2-inch image sensors have less than 1-percent share in the security market.