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Biometrics: Technologies and Global Markets

The global market for biometric technologies is estimated to be $8.7 billion in 2013. In 2014, the forecasted revenues will likely reach almost $11.2 billion and $27.5 billion by 2019, demonstrating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.8%.

This report provides:

  • An overview of the market for biometric technologies, including fingerprint, face, iris, vein, and voice technologies.
  • Analyses of market trends, with data from 2013, estimates for 2014, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2019.
  • Discussion covering the variations in the growth of the industry in certain regions.

REPORT SCOPE

INTRODUCTION

STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

This report studies the global as well as regional markets for biometric technologies and devices, with a view to locate newer markets and to expand the present application market for various types of biometric devices. A realistic forecast has been made for the future market for different types of biometric technologies and devices. These biometric technologies and products are studied, with attention to their value globally, as well as in different regions, during the last three years and forecasted for the next five years. The application for each type of biometric technology is discussed in detail with a view to establishing global as well as regional usage. A future forecast has been made for such applications.

The report also studies the product life cycle and technology life cycle of various types of biometric devices and the methods employed by different manufacturers and users in maintaining ecological balance. Several types of new and recently developed biometric technologies are becoming more popular in various applications. These are also studied. Finally, the report profiles the major manufacturers and suppliers of biometric devices. The mergers and acquisitions in this field are also studied and discussed.

REASONS FOR DOING THIS STUDY

There are constant improvements in the quality of biometric devices and products, as the major manufacturers continue to upgrade their products based on market needs. Also, new products and applications are being developed based on the continuous research and development work being carried out by major manufacturers in order to stay ahead of the competition. Successful operation of any company in a competitive market depends upon the identification of product opportunities with an eye to the company's strengths. For this, it is necessary to understand the size and growth rate of any opportunity and the competitive atmosphere in which the company exists. This report presents the ideal medium for understanding the many exciting and growing opportunities in the field of biometric technologies and devices, and will help any prospective manufacturer, distributor, or even user to succeed in this growing field.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

This report is intended for individuals who are responsible for security and protection of infrastructure and related applications. Those who will find this manual helpful include, but are not limited to:

  • Senior executives within biometrics supplier companies.
  • Government and commercial end users.
  • Consultants to the global biometrics industry.
  • Biometrics and security systems integrators.
  • Security managers in private and public sectors.
  • Infrastructure and risk assurance managers.
  • Site security officials.

SCOPE AND FORMAT

This report has been prepared in a simple format that can be easily understood, with a number of tables and charts/figures. The scope of the report includes a detailed study of global and regional markets for various types of biometric devices, with the reasons given for variations in the growth of the industry in certain regions. The report examines each type of biometric technology, determines its current market size, and estimates the future markets for each type of biometric technology. The report also analyzes the market from the manufacturers' viewpoint as well as that of the final consumers. A number of technological issues arising out of the utilization of biometric technologies are discussed and solutions indicated. The use of biometric technologies in government and public sector institutions are discussed in detail, along with the markets for these sectors.

METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES

Both primary and secondary research methods were used in this study. Primary information sources for this market research include individuals within companies, various research organizations, governmental agencies, and trade associations. Secondary research includes extensive literature reviews, including trade journals, seminar proceedings, patent literature, company literature, published reports, and government publications. Additional secondary research sources include databases, trade literature, specialized journals, and government statistics.

ANALYST CREDENTIALS

The analyst, Srinivasa Rajaram, is a mechanical engineer with more than 40 years of manufacturing experience. He also was senior vice president of M/S Schenck Avery Ltd., an Indo-German joint venture, and has authored several technology market research reports for BCC Research.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 2

  • STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 2
  • REASONS FOR DOING THIS STUDY 2
  • INTENDED AUDIENCE 2
  • SCOPE AND FORMAT 3
  • METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES 3
  • RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS 3
  • ANALYST CREDENTIALS 3
  • BCC RESEARCH ONLINE SERVICES 4
  • DISCLAIMER 4

CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY 6

  • MARKET SUMMARY FOR BIOMETRICS TECHNOLOGIES 7
  • SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 7
  • SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 7

CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW 10

  • DEFINITION OF THE INDUSTRY 10
  • CONCEPTS IN THE INDUSTRY 10
  • IMPORTANCE OF THE INDUSTRY 10
  • LIFE-CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF BIOMETRIC DEVICES 10
    • TECHNOLOGY LIFE CYCLE 11
    • COST ANALYSIS 11
    • LIFE-CYCLE COST ANALYSIS 12
  • HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 12
    • HISTORY OF FINGERPRINTING 13
    • HISTORY OF FACE RECOGNITION 14
    • HISTORY OF RETINAL SCANNING 14
    • HISTORY OF KEYSTROKE DYNAMICS (KD) 15
  • FORMATION OF BIOMETRIC ORGANIZATIONS 15
  • GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS 15
    • PRIVACY PROTECTION THROUGH SELF-REGULATORY CODES 16
    • PRIVACY PROTECTION THROUGH LAW 16
  • BIOMETRICS STANDARDS 17
    • THE IMPORTANCE OF BIOMETRICS STANDARDS 17
      • Role of Product Manufacturers 18
      • Responsibility of Standard Organizations 18
    • BIOMETRICS STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT 19
    • ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED IN BIOMETRICS STANDARDS 19
    • BIOMETRICS-ISSUES AND CONCERNS 23
      • Safety of Biometrics Devices 23
      • Misuse of Personal Information 24
      • Loss of Physical Trait 24
      • Revelation of Personal Information 24

CHAPTER 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 26

  • OVERVIEW 26
  • PRESENTLY USED BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 26
  • EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 26
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 27
  • TABLE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 28
  • FIGURE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 29
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 29
    • TABLE 2 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 29
    • FIGURE 2 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 30
    • NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY/REGION 30
    • TABLE 3 DISTRIBUTION OF NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 30
    • EUROPEAN MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY/REGION 31
    • TABLE 4 DISTRIBUTION OF EUROPEAN MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 31
    • ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY/REGION 31
    • TABLE 5 DISTRIBUTION OF ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 32
    • REST OF THE WORLD MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY/REGION 32
    • TABLE 6 DISTRIBUTION OF REST OF THE WORLD MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 32
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGIES 33
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGIES 33
    • TABLE 7 REGIONAL MARKET FOR FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 34
    • FIGURE 3 REGIONAL MARKET FOR FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 34
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AFIS)/LIVE SCAN TECHNOLOGIES 34
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AFIS)/LIVE SCAN TECHNOLOGIES 35
    • TABLE 8 REGIONAL MARKET FOR AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AFIS)/LIVE SCAN TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 35
    • FIGURE 4 REGIONAL MARKET FOR AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AFIS)/LIVE SCAN TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 36
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 36
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 37
    • TABLE 9 REGIONAL MARKET FOR FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 38
    • FIGURE 5 REGIONAL MARKET FOR FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 38
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 38
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 40
    • TABLE 10 REGIONAL MARKET FOR IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 40
    • FIGURE 6 REGIONAL MARKET FOR IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 40
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 41
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 41
    • TABLE 11 REGIONAL MARKET FOR VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 42
    • FIGURE 7 REGIONAL MARKET FOR VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 42
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 42
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 43
    • TABLE 12 REGIONAL MARKET FOR VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 44
    • FIGURE 8 REGIONAL MARKET FOR VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 44
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY 44
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY 45
    • TABLE 13 REGIONAL MARKET FOR HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 46
    • FIGURE 9 REGIONAL MARKET FOR HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 46
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR SIGNATURE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 46
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR SIGNATURE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 47
    • TABLE 14 REGIONAL MARKET FOR SIGNATURE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 47
    • FIGURE 10 REGIONAL MARKET FOR SIGNATURE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 47
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 48
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 48
    • TABLE 15 REGIONAL MARKET FOR EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 48
    • FIGURE 11 REGIONAL MARKET FOR EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 48

CHAPTER 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS 51

  • OVERVIEW OF BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS 51
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS 51
  • TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 51
  • FIGURE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ ILLIONS) 51
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS 52
    • TABLE 17 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 52
    • FIGURE 13 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 52
  • BIOMETRICS IN IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 53
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 54
  • TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 54
  • FIGURE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 55
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 55
    • TABLE 19 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 55
    • FIGURE 15 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 55
  • BIOMETRICS IN CIVIL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 56
    • TYPICAL APPLICATIONS OF BIOMETRICS IN CIVIL IDENTIFICATION 56
    • GROWTH DRIVERS FOR BIOMETRICS IN CIVIL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 57
    • GROWTH INHIBITORS FOR BIOMETRICS IN CIVIL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 57
      • Revenue Generation 58
      • Time and Attendance 58
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CIVIL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 59
  • TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CIVIL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 59
  • FIGURE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CIVIL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 59
  • BIOMETRICS IN CRIMINAL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 60
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CRIMINAL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 60
  • TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CRIMINAL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 60
  • FIGURE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CRIMINAL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 61
  • BIOMETRICS IN CONSUMER IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 61
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CONSUMER IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS 62
  • TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CONSUMER IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 63
  • FIGURE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CONSUMER IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 63
  • BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS 63
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS 64
  • TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 64
  • FIGURE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS 65
    • TABLE 24 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
  • FIGURE 20 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
  • LOGICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS 66
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN LOGICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS 67
  • TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN LOGICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 67
  • FIGURE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN LOGICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 67
  • BIOMETRICS IN PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS 68
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS 69
  • TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 70
  • FIGURE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 70
  • BIOMETRICS IN TRANSACTIONAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS 71
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN TRANSACTIONAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS 72
  • TABLE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN TRANSACTIONAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 72
  • FIGURE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN TRANSACTIONAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 72
  • BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS 73
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS 73
  • TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 73
  • FIGURE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 73
    • REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS 74
    • TABLE 29 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 74
    • FIGURE 25 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 74
  • BIOMETRICS IN MILITARY AND BORDER CONTROL APPLICATIONS 75
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN MILITARY AND BORDER CONTROL APPLICATIONS 76
  • TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN MILITARY/BORDER CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 77
  • FIGURE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN MILITARY/BORDER CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 77
  • BIOMETRICS IN FORENSIC AND LAW ENFORCEMENT APPLICATIONS 77
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN FORENSIC AND LAW ENFORCEMENT APPLICATIONS 79
  • TABLE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN FORENSIC AND LAW ENFORCEMENT APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 79
  • FIGURE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN FORENSIC AND LAW ENFORCEMENT APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 80
  • BIOMETRICS IN INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS 80
  • GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS 81
  • TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 81
  • FIGURE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 81
  • MARKET SECTORS FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS 82
  • TABLE 33 BASIC DIVISION OF MARKET SECTORS FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 83
  • FIGURE 29 BASIC DIVISION OF MARKET SECTORS FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 83
  • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN GOVERNMENT SECTOR 83
    • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT SECTOR 83
    • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE MILITARY/BORDER CONTROL SECTOR 84
    • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE POLICE/FORENSIC/LAW ENFORCEMENT SECTOR 85
  • MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN GOVERNMENT SECTORS 85
  • TABLE 34 MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN GOVERNMENT SECTORS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 86
  • FIGURE 30 MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN GOVERNMENT SECTORS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 86
  • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR 87
    • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE AIRPORT/SEAPORT SERVICES SECTOR 87
    • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE RETAIL SECTOR 88
    • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE FINANCIAL TRANSACTION SECTOR 89
      • Biometric Technologies Used 89
    • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR 90
      • Fingerprint Scanner 91
      • Iris Scanner 91
    • BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE GAMING AND HOSPITALITY SECTORS 91
  • MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR 92
  • TABLE 35 MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 92
  • FIGURE 31 MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 92
  • MARKET BY SECTORS FOR FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION 93
  • TABLE 36 FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 94
  • FIGURE 32 FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 94
  • MARKET BY SECTORS FOR AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AFIS)/LIVE SCAN TECHNOLOGY 95
  • TABLE 37 AFIS/LIVE-SCAN BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 95
  • FIGURE 33 AFIS/LIVE-SCAN BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 96
  • MARKET BY SECTORS FOR FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 96
  • TABLE 38 FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 97
  • FIGURE 34 FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 97
  • MARKET BY SECTORS FOR IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 98
  • TABLE 39 IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 98
  • FIGURE 35 IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 99
  • MARKET BY SECTORS FOR VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 99
  • TABLE 40 VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 99
  • FIGURE 36 VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 100
  • MARKET BY SECTORS FOR VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 100
  • TABLE 41 VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 100
  • FIGURE 37 VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 101
  • MARKET BY SECTORS FOR HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY 101
  • TABLE 42 HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 101
  • FIGURE 38 HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 102
  • MARKET BY SECTORS FOR SIGNATURE ANALYSIS TECHNOLOGY 102
  • TABLE 43 SIGNATURE ANALYSIS TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 102
  • FIGURE 39 SIGNATURE ANALYSIS TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 103
  • MARKET BY SECTORS FOR EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 103
  • TABLE 44 EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 103
  • FIGURE 40 EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 104

CHAPTER 6 BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 106

  • OVERVIEW OF BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 106
  • IDENTITY MANAGEMENT USING BIOMETRICS 106
  • BASICS OF BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 106
  • BIOMETRIC SYSTEM-KEY ELEMENTS 107
    • ENROLLMENT 107
      • Pre-enrollment Identity Validation 107
      • Identity Source Documents 108
    • BIOMETRIC TEMPLATE (REFERENCE) 108
    • COMPARISON AND COMPARISON ERRORS 108
    • NETWORKING 109
  • BIOMETRIC SOFTWARE 109
    • ADVANTAGES OF BIOMETRIC SOFTWARE 110
  • BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 110
  • TABLE 45 LIST OF PRESENT AND EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 110
  • FINGERPRINT SCANNING/RECOGNITION 111
    • FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION PROCESS 111
      • Image Acquisition 111
      • Feature Extraction 112
      • Fingerprint Matching 112
      • Fingerprint Classification 112
      • Fingerprint Image Enhancement 113
  • AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IMAGING SYSTEMS (AFIS) 113
  • TABLE 46 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IMAGING SYSTEMS (AIFS) AND BIOMETRIC FINGERPRINTING SYSTEMS 115
    • TYPES OF FINGERPRINT TECHNOLOGIES 115
      • Optical Technology 115
      • Silicon Technology 116
      • Ultrasound Technology 116
      • TABLE 47 COMPARISON OF FINGERPRINTING TECHNOLOGIES 116
    • ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FINGERPRINTING TECHNOLOGY 116
    • TABLE 48 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FINGERPRINTING TECHNOLOGY 117
    • FINGERPRINT SCANNING DEVICES 117
    • FINGERPRINT READER/SCANNER 117
      • Features of Fingerprint Reader/Scanner 118
      • Applications of Fingerprint Reader/Scanner 118
      • Advantages and Shortcomings of Fingerprint Reader/Scanner 119
      • TABLE 49 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FINGERPRINT READER/SCANNER 119
      • Types of Fingerprint Readers/Scanners 119
        • Optical Scanner 119
        • Ultrasonic Scanner 120
        • Capacitance Scanner 120
        • Digital Fingerprint Scanner 120
        • Thermal Fingerprint Scanner 120
        • Fingerprint Analyzer 120
      • Other Uses of Fingerprint Scanning 121
  • FINGERPRINT DOOR LOCK 121
    • FEATURES OF THE FINGERPRINT DOOR LOCK 121
    • APPLICATIONS OF FINGERPRINT DOOR LOCKS 122
    • ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FINGERPRINT DOOR LOCKS 122
    • TABLE 50 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FINGERPRINT LOCKS 122
  • FACIAL RECOGNITION BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 123
    • PRIMARY FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGIES 124
      • Eigenface 124
      • Feature Analysis 124
      • Neural Network 124
      • Automatic Face Processing (AFP) 124
      • Variations 125
    • ADVANTAGES OF FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 125
    • LIMITATIONS OF FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 125
    • FACIAL RECOGNITION DEVICES 126
    • ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FACIAL RECOGNITION DEVICES 126
    • TABLE 51 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FACIAL RECOGNITION 126
  • IRIS SCANNING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 127
    • FEATURES OF THE IRIS SCANNER 128
    • ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF IRIS SCANNING 128
    • TABLE 52 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF IRIS SCANNING 128
  • RETINAL SCANNING 129
    • PROCESS OF RETINAL SCANNING 129
    • ADVANTAGES OF RETINAL SCANNING 129
    • LIMITATIONS OF RETINAL SCANNING 130
    • APPLICATIONS OF RETINAL SCANNING 130
    • TABLE 53 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF RETINAL SCANNING 130
    • RETINAL SCANNING DEVICES 131
  • BIOMETRIC SIGNATURES 131
    • FEATURES OF BIOMETRIC SIGNATURES 131
    • ADVANTAGES OF BIOMETRIC SIGNATURES 132
    • DYNAMIC SIGNATURE VERIFICATION/SCAN 132
    • TECHNOLOGY OF BIOMETRIC SIGNATURE VERIFICATION/SCAN 133
    • ADVANTAGES OF BIOMETRIC SIGNATURE VERIFICATION 133
    • LIMITATIONS OF BIOMETRIC SIGNATURE VERIFICATION 133
    • TABLE 54 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF SIGNATURE SCANS 134
  • HAND GEOMETRY SCANNING 135
    • HAND SCANNING DEVICES 135
    • ADVANTAGES OF HAND GEOMETRY SCANNING 136
    • LIMITATIONS OF HAND GEOMETRY SCANNING 136
    • TABLE 55 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF HAND GEOMETRY SCANNER 136
  • KEYSTROKE DYNAMICS 137
    • ADVANTAGES OF KEYSTROKE DYNAMICS 138
    • LIMITATIONS OF KEYSTROKE DYNAMICS 138
  • VEIN PATTERN RECOGNITION BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 138
    • PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION 139
    • ADVANTAGES OF VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 139
      • Accuracy 139
      • Uniqueness and Constancy 140
      • Consistency 140
      • Speed 140
      • Ease of Use 140
    • LIMITATIONS OF VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 141
    • APPLICATIONS OF VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY 141
  • VOICE RECOGNITION BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 141
    • FEATURES OF VOICE RECOGNITION 141
    • APPLICATIONS OF VOICE RECOGNITION 142
    • ADVANTAGES OF VOICE RECOGNITION 142
  • MULTIMODAL BIOMETRICS 142
    • ADVANTAGES OF MULTIMODAL BIOMETRICS 143
    • LIMITATIONS OF MULTIMODAL BIOMETRICS 143
    • APPLICATIONS OF MULTIMODAL BIOMETRICS 143
  • EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 143
    • GAIT RECOGNITION BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 144
      • Principle of Operation 144
      • Limitations 145
      • Advantages 145
      • Applications 145
    • PALM-PRINT RECOGNITION BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 145
      • Advantages 146
      • Limitations 146
      • Applications 146
    • SKIN SPECTROSCOPY BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 146
      • Principle of Operation 147
      • Advantages 147
      • Limitations 147
      • Variations and Applications 148
    • DNA RECOGNITION BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 148
      • Advantages 148
      • Limitations 148
    • OLFACTORY RECOGNITION (ODOR ANALYSIS) BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 149
      • Principle of Operation 149
      • Limitations 150
    • SPEAKER VERIFICATION BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 150
      • Principle of Operation 150
      • Variations 151
      • Advantages 151
      • Limitations 151
      • Applications 151
    • EAR SHAPE BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 152
      • Principle of Operation 152
      • Limitations 152
    • FACIAL THERMOGRAPHY BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 153
      • Advantages 153
      • Limitations 153
      • Applications 154
    • BODY SALINITY BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 154
    • FINGER GEOMETRY BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 154
    • GRIP RECOGNITION BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 154
    • NAIL BED BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 155
    • LIP BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 155
    • SWEAT PORE ANALYSIS BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 156
    • SKIN LUMINANCE BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 156
    • ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPH (EEG) BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 157
    • FINGERNAIL PATTERNS BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 157
    • SKULL RESONANCE BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY 157
  • OTHER BIOMETRIC PRODUCTS/DEVICES 157
    • BIOMETRIC MOUSE 158
      • Features of the Biometric Mouse 158
      • Applications of the Biometric Mouse 158
      • Advantages of the Biometric Mouse 159
    • BIOMETRIC SENSOR 159
      • Features of the Biometric Sensor 159
      • Applications of the Biometric Sensor 160
      • Advantages of the Biometric Sensor 160
    • BIOMETRIC 2-D BARCODE SCANNER 160
      • Features of 2-D Barcode Scanner 161
      • Applications of 2-D Barcode Scanner 161
      • Advantages of 2-D Barcode Scanner 161
    • SMART CARD READER 162
      • Features of Smart Card Reader 163
      • Applications of Smart Card Reader 164
      • Advantages of Smart Card Reader 164
  • FUTURE OF BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES AND DEVICES 165
    • IMPROVED TECHNOLOGY 165
    • IMPROVED PROCESSING 165
    • MINIATURIZATION 165
    • PRICES 166
    • ALGORITHMS 166
    • BIOMETRICS AT A DISTANCE 166
    • WIRELESS BIOMETRICS 166
    • NANOTECHNOLOGY 167
  • PATENT ANALYSIS 167
  • TABLE 56 U.S. PATENTS BY COUNTRY FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES/DEVICES (UNITS) 168
  • TABLE 57 U.S. PATENTS BY TECHNOLOGIES AND METHODS FOR BIOMETRICS (UNITS) 169
  • TABLE 58 U.S. PATENTS BY YEAR OF ISSUE FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES/DEVICES, 2013-2008 (UNITS) 169
  • TABLE 59 U.S. PATENTS BY COMPANIES FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES/DEVICES (UNITS) 170

CHAPTER 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 172

  • OVERVIEW OF BIOMETRIC INDUSTRY 172
  • ANALYSIS OF COMPETITION WITHIN THE BIOMETRIC INDUSTRY 173
  • DRIVING FORCES IN THE BIOMETRIC INDUSTRY 173
  • IMPORTANT ISSUES TO BE SOLVED IN THE INDUSTRY 174
    • PRESENT STATUS OF THE BIOMETRIC INDUSTRY 174
    • COMPETITION IN THE BIOMETRIC INDUSTRY 175
    • THE FUTURE OF THE BIOMETRICS INDUSTRY 175
      • Advanced Practical Biometrics 176
      • Shift from Security to Identity Protection 177
      • Integrated Advanced Identification 177
      • Multimodal Biometrics 177
  • BIOMETRIC MARKETS AROUND THE WORLD 178
  • BIOMETRIC MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA 178
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN THE U.S. 179
      • Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) 179
      • U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) Program 179
      • Registered Traveler (RT) Program 179
      • Electronic Passport 180
      • Biometrics in the National Transportation System 180
      • REAL ID 180
      • Biometric Use by the FBI 180
      • Biometrics in iPads and iPhones 180
      • Biometrics for Computer Access 181
      • Biometrics in Law Enforcement 181
      • Biometrics in Border Patrol 181
      • Biometrics in Driver's License Issue 181
      • Biometrics in Criminal Investigation 181
      • Biometrics Used by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 182
      • Biometrics in Airports 182
      • Biometrics in Police Departments 182
      • Biometric Wallet 182
      • Biometrics Used in Detection of Alcohol Level 183
      • Biometrics in Rhode Island 183
      • Biometrics in Vending Machines 183
      • Biometric Renewal of Driver's License 183
      • Biometrics for Healthcare Providers 183
      • Biometrics in Facebook Program 184
      • Biometrics on College Campuses 184
      • Biometrics in Blood Banks 184
      • Biometrics in Advertising 184
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN CANADA 185
      • Real-time Identification (RTID) Program 185
      • Canadian Passenger Accelerated Service System (CANPASS) Air 185
      • NEXUS 185
      • Electronic Passport (e-Passport) 186
      • Temporary Residents Biometrics Project (TRBP) 186
      • Public Security Technical Program (PSTP) 186
      • Biometrics in Casinos 186
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN MEXICO 187
      • Biometrics in ATMs 187
      • Voter Identification Cards 187
    • BIOMETRIC MARKET IN EUROPEAN REGION 187
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN EUROPEAN UNION 188
      • European Union Electronic Passport 188
      • European Union Electronic Passport 188
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN GERMANY 189
      • Electronic Identification Card and E-passports 189
      • Biometric e-Gates 189
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN FRANCE 190
      • Biometric Cards in Air France 190
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN POLAND 190
      • Palm-Print Live Scanners in Poland 190
      • Biometrics in Churches 190
      • Biometrics in ATMs 190
      • Biometrics in Banks 191
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN THE U.K. 191
      • e-Passport: 191
      • National Identity Card 191
      • Iris Recognition Immigration System (IRIS) 191
      • Entry for Tier 2 Foreign Nationals 191
      • Biometrics in Airports 192
      • Biometrics in Children's Nurseries 192
      • IFT042D - Biometrics: Technologies and Global Markets
      • Biometric Citizen Card in Portugal 192
      • Biometrics in Finland's Payment Systems 192
      • Biometrics in Russian Airports 192
      • Biometric Border Solutions in Norway 193
      • Biometric Passports in Azerbaijan 193
      • Citizenship and Migration Affairs Project in Lithuania 193
      • Issue of New Passports in Republic of Kosovo 193
    • BIOMETRIC MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION 193
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION 194
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN JAPAN 195
      • Biometrics in Advertising in Japan 195
      • Biometrics in Japanese Banks 195
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN CHINA 195
      • e-Passport and e-ID Program in China 196
      • Biometrics in Chinese Banks 196
      • Biometric Device for Chinese Military 196
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN INDIA 196
      • Biometrics in Unique Identification (UID) Project 196
      • Biometrics in Distribution of Grains 197
      • Biometrics in Banks 197
      • Biometrics in Homeland Security 197
      • Biometrics in Health Care 197
      • Biometrics in Special-Purpose Identification 197
      • Biometrics in Airports 197
      • Biometric Attendance System in Indian Schools 198
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN AUSTRALIA 198
      • Biometric Solution in Immigration System 198
      • Biometric Collection of Nigerian Visa Applications 198
      • Biometric System for Welfare Agency 198
      • Biometrics in National Australia Bank 198
      • Biometrics in Other Australian Banks 199
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN NEW ZEALAND 199
      • Biometric Airport Systems in New Zealand 199
      • Biometric Border Checks in New Zealand 199
      • Biometric Checks at Customs in New Zealand 199
    • STATUS OF BIOMETRICS IMPLEMENTATION IN OTHER ASIA-PACIFIC
    • COUNTRIES 199
      • Biometric Immigration Clearance in South Korea 199
      • e-Passport in Philippines 200
      • Biometric Identification for Children in Pakistan 200
      • Biometric Smart Cards in Pakistan 200
      • Biometric Identification Cards in Indonesia 200
      • Biometric Smart Identification Card in Mauritius 200
      • Biometric Database for Garment Workers in Bangladesh 201
    • BIOMETRIC MARKET IN REST OF THE WORLD REGION 201
    • SOUTH AFRICA 201
      • Biometrics in South Africa's Department of Home Affairs 201
      • Biometrics in South African Parliament 201
      • Biometrics in Schools in South Africa 201
      • Biometrics in Workforce Management in South Africa 202
      • Biometric National Identification Card in Brazil 202
      • Biometrics in Banks in Brazil 202
      • Biometric Systems in Banks in Israel 202
      • Biometric Database for Israeli Citizens 202
      • Biometrics in Nigerian Police 203
      • Biometrics in Banks in Nigeria 203
      • Biometric Passport in Libya 203
      • Biometric Identification in the Dominican Republic 203
      • Biometric Banking in Ghana 203
      • Biometrics in Health Insurance in Ghana 203
      • Biometric ATM in Kenya 204
      • Biometrics in the Middle East 204
    • CARIPASS in Caribbean Countries 204
      • Biometric Voter Registration in Solomon Islands 204
    • MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN THE BIOMETRIC INDUSTRY 204
    • TABLE 60 LIST OF MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN THE BIOMETRIC INDUSTRY 205

CHAPTER 8 PROFILES OF BIOMETRIC EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS 209

  • 3M-AIT 209
  • 3M COGENT INC. 209
  • 4G IDENTITY SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LTD. (4GID) 210
  • A4VISION 211
  • ACUITY SYSTEMS INC. 211
  • ACCU-TIME SYSTEMS 212
  • ACSYS BIOMETRICS CORP. 212
  • AUTHENTEC INC. 213
  • AXIS COMMUNICATIONS AB 214
  • BIO-GATE AG 214
  • BIO-KEY INTERNATIONAL INC. 215
  • BIOMETRIC SECURITY LTD. 216
  • BIOMETRONIX GMBH 217
  • BIOSCRYPT INC. 217
  • BRICKCOM CORP. 218
  • CANON EUROPE LTD. 218
  • COGNITEC SYSTEMS GMBH 219
  • COMMUNICATION INTELLIGENCE CORP. (CIC) 220
  • CROSS MATCH TECHNOLOGIES 220
  • DAON INC. 221
  • DERMALOG IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS GMBH 222
  • DIAPHONICS INC. 223
  • DIGITALPERSONA INC. 223
  • EKEY BIOMETRIC SYSTEMS GMBH 224
  • EVERFOCUS ELECTRONICS CORP. 224
  • FACEBANX 224
  • FINGERPRINT CARDS AB 225
  • FUJITSU 226
  • FULCRUM BIOMETRICS LLC 226
  • GALLAGHER SECURITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 227
  • GREEN BIT BIOMETRIC SYSTEMS S.P.A 228
  • HIRSCH ELECTRONICS CORP. 229
  • HITACHI SECURITY SOLUTIONS 229
  • HONEYWELL VIDEO SYSTEMS 230
  • IDENTIMETRICS INC. 230
  • IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC. 231
  • IMPRIVATA INC. 232
  • INTELLIGENT BIOMETRIC SOLUTIONS (IQBIO) 233
  • IRIS ID SYSTEMS INC. 233
  • IRITECH INC. 234
  • L-1 IDENTITY SOLUTIONS 234
  • LISKA BIOMETRY INC. 235
  • LUMIDIGM INC. 236
  • M2SYS LLC 237
  • MORPHOTRAK 238
  • NEC CORPORATION OF AMERICA 238
  • NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC. 239
  • OSS NOKALVA INC. 240
  • PRECISE BIOMETRICS AB 240
  • SAGEM MORPHO 241
  • SECUGEN CORP. 242
  • SECURIMETRICS INC. 243
  • SENSORY INC. 244
  • SIEMENS IT SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES 244
  • SUPREMA INC. 246
  • TECHNOIMAGIA CO. LTD. 247
  • TUTIS TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 247
  • UNION COMMUNITY CO. LTD (VIRDI) 248
  • UPEK INC. 248
  • VERIDICOM INTERNATIONAL INC. 249
  • VERINT SYSTEMS INC. 250
  • VICON INDUSTRIES 250
  • VISIPHOR CORP. 251
  • VOICEVAULT INC. 252
  • ZKS GROUP (SHANGHAI) 252
  • ZKTECO 253
  • ZVETCO BIOMETRICS LLC 254

CHAPTER 9 APPENDIX 256

  • TABLE 61 LIST OF SAMPLE BIOMETRIC PATENTS 256
  • TABLE 62 LIST OF MANUFACTURERS OF BIOMETRIC EQUIPMENT 270
  • TABLE 63 BIOMETRICS - GLOSSARY 290
  • TABLE 64 LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED IN BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 296
  • TABLE 65 BIOMETRIC RESOURCES 299

LIST OF TABLES

  • SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 7
  • TABLE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 28
  • TABLE 2 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 29
  • TABLE 3 DISTRIBUTION OF NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 30
  • TABLE 4 DISTRIBUTION OF EUROPEAN MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 31
  • TABLE 5 DISTRIBUTION OF ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 32
  • TABLE 6 DISTRIBUTION OF REST OF THE WORLD MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES BY COUNTRY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 32
  • TABLE 7 REGIONAL MARKET FOR FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 34
  • TABLE 8 REGIONAL MARKET FOR AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AFIS)/LIVE SCAN TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 35
  • TABLE 9 REGIONAL MARKET FOR FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 38
  • TABLE 10 REGIONAL MARKET FOR IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 40
  • TABLE 11 REGIONAL MARKET FOR VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 42
  • TABLE 12 REGIONAL MARKET FOR VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 44
  • TABLE 13 REGIONAL MARKET FOR HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 46
  • TABLE 14 REGIONAL MARKET FOR SIGNATURE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 47
  • TABLE 15 REGIONAL MARKET FOR EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 48
  • TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 51
  • TABLE 17 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 52
  • TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 54
  • TABLE 19 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 55
  • TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CIVIL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 59
  • TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CRIMINAL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 60
  • TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CONSUMER IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 63
  • TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 64
  • TABLE 24 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
  • TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN LOGICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 67
  • TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 70
  • TABLE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN TRANSACTIONAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 72
  • TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 73
  • TABLE 29 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 74
  • TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN MILITARY/BORDER CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 77
  • TABLE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN FORENSIC AND LAW ENFORCEMENT APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 79
  • TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 81
  • TABLE 33 BASIC DIVISION OF MARKET SECTORS FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 83
  • TABLE 34 MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN GOVERNMENT SECTORS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 86
  • TABLE 35 MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 92
  • TABLE 36 FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 94
  • TABLE 37 AFIS/LIVE-SCAN BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 95
  • TABLE 38 FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 97
  • TABLE 39 IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 98
  • TABLE 40 VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 99
  • TABLE 41 VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 100
  • TABLE 42 HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 101
  • TABLE 43 SIGNATURE ANALYSIS TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 102
  • TABLE 44 EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 103
  • TABLE 45 LIST OF PRESENT AND EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 110
  • TABLE 46 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IMAGING SYSTEMS (AIFS) AND BIOMETRIC FINGERPRINTING SYSTEMS 115
  • TABLE 47 COMPARISON OF FINGERPRINTING TECHNOLOGIES 116
  • TABLE 48 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FINGERPRINTING TECHNOLOGY 117
  • TABLE 49 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FINGERPRINT READER/SCANNER 119
  • TABLE 50 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FINGERPRINT LOCKS 122
  • TABLE 51 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF FACIAL RECOGNITION 126
  • TABLE 52 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF IRIS SCANNING 128
  • TABLE 53 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF RETINAL SCANNING 130
  • TABLE 54 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF SIGNATURE SCANS 134
  • TABLE 55 ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF HAND GEOMETRY SCANNER 136
  • TABLE 56 U.S. PATENTS BY COUNTRY FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES/DEVICES (UNITS) 168
  • TABLE 57 U.S. PATENTS BY TECHNOLOGIES AND METHODS FOR BIOMETRICS (UNITS) 169
  • TABLE 58 U.S. PATENTS BY YEAR OF ISSUE FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES/DEVICES, 2013-2008 (UNITS) 169
  • TABLE 59 U.S. PATENTS BY COMPANIES FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES/DEVICES (UNITS) 170
  • TABLE 60 LIST OF MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN THE BIOMETRIC INDUSTRY 205
  • TABLE 61 LIST OF SAMPLE BIOMETRIC PATENTS 256
  • TABLE 62 LIST OF MANUFACTURERS OF BIOMETRIC EQUIPMENT 270
  • TABLE 63 BIOMETRICS - GLOSSARY 290
  • TABLE 64 LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED IN BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES 296
  • TABLE 65 BIOMETRIC RESOURCES 299

LIST OF FIGURES

  • SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 7
  • FIGURE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 29
  • FIGURE 2 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 30
  • FIGURE 3 REGIONAL MARKET FOR FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 34
  • FIGURE 4 REGIONAL MARKET FOR AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AFIS)/LIVE SCAN TECHNOLOGIES, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 36
  • FIGURE 5 REGIONAL MARKET FOR FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 38
  • FIGURE 6 REGIONAL MARKET FOR IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 40
  • FIGURE 7 REGIONAL MARKET FOR VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 42
  • FIGURE 8 REGIONAL MARKET FOR VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 44
  • FIGURE 9 REGIONAL MARKET FOR HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 46
  • FIGURE 10 REGIONAL MARKET FOR SIGNATURE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 47
  • FIGURE 11 REGIONAL MARKET FOR EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 48
  • FIGURE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 51
  • FIGURE 13 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 52
  • FIGURE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 55
  • FIGURE 15 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 55
  • FIGURE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CIVIL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 59
  • FIGURE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CRIMINAL IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 61
  • FIGURE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN CONSUMER IDENTIFICATION APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 63
  • FIGURE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
  • FIGURE 20 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 65
  • FIGURE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN LOGICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 67
  • FIGURE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 70
  • FIGURE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN TRANSACTIONAL ACCESS CONTROL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 72
  • FIGURE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 73
  • FIGURE 25 REGIONAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 74
  • FIGURE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN MILITARY/BORDER CONTROL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 77
  • FIGURE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN FORENSIC AND LAW ENFORCEMENT APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 80
  • FIGURE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BIOMETRICS IN INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 81
  • FIGURE 29 BASIC DIVISION OF MARKET SECTORS FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 83
  • FIGURE 30 MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN GOVERNMENT SECTORS, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 86
  • FIGURE 31 MARKET FOR BIOMETRIC APPLICATIONS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS) 92
  • FIGURE 32 FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 94
  • FIGURE 33 AFIS/LIVE-SCAN BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 96
  • FIGURE 34 FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 97
  • FIGURE 35 IRIS RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 99
  • FIGURE 36 VEIN RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 100
  • FIGURE 37 VOICE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 101
  • FIGURE 38 HAND GEOMETRY TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 102
  • FIGURE 39 SIGNATURE ANALYSIS TECHNOLOGY SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 103
  • FIGURE 40 EMERGING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES SECTOR-WISE MARKET DISTRIBUTION, 2012-2019 ($ MILLIONS) 104
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