There are some important applications of IR LED which are given below.
- The IR LED is used in burglar alarm systems.
- It is used in remote control handsets.
- IR LED is used as a shift encoder.
- It is used as card and paper tape reader.
- It is used in colored zoom infrared water proof video camera.
- The IR LED is used as a light source in optical systems.
- It is used in medical treatment appliances.
- It is used in space optical communication.