Monday 3 December 2018, AmsterdamDistributed Fibre Optic Sensing is a sensing technology that enables continuous, real-time measurements along the length of the fibre optic cable. Unlike the traditional sensors that depend on the discrete sensors, distributed sensing technology utilizes the optical fibre as a sensing element without the help of any additional transducers in the optical path. Distributed sensors are usually used for acquiring temperature, strain and acoustic data. These sensors detect, locate, classify multiple threats in real-time along with the full extent of the pipeline. The application of distributed fibre optic sensors in various fields such as oil and gas, power and utility and civil engineering provides the enormous assistance in curbing the real-world catastrophes in their respective fields. From a regional segmentation perspective, North America has seen the highest revenue during the year 2017 which is attributed for the growing number of technological advancements and continual development of fracking techniques in the region which is boosting the sales in the region. On the other hand, the Asia-pacific region has reported the highest growth average during the forecast period. The reason is attributed to the increase in the application of distributed fibre optics in the thriving industrial sector and the growing scope of its application in the region.