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Smart Card Technologies and Global Markets -- Focus on North America

In 2011, 6.2 billion smart cards were shipped. Smart card shipments are forecast to reach 6.8 billion in 2012 and 11.1 billion in 2017, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.3% from 2012 to 2017.

In dollar figures, the global smart card market was worth $4.7 billion in 2011. It is expected to reach nearly $5.1 billion in 2012 and $7.3 billion in 2017, at a CAGR of 7.4%.

In 2011, 980 million cards were shipped in North America. In dollar figures the North American smart card market reached $775 million in 2011. The market is expected to reach $833 million in 2012 and $1.1 billion by 2017, a CAGR of 6.3%.

SUMMARY FIGURE A
GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS AND VALUE, 2011-2017
(MILLIONS)

Source: BCC Research

STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVE

BCC's goal in conducting this study was to determine the current status of the global smart card industry and assess its growth potential in recent years (2011 and 2012) and make an educated forecast for the near future (2017). We were particularly interested in knowing what is happening in the smart card market and knowing how smart card projects are being implemented worldwide. In addition, we were interested in the market potential for emerging smart card technologies. The goal of the study also involves grasping basic smart card technologies that are available and in use. Our key objective was to present a comprehensive analysis of the current smart card market and its future direction.

REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY

The smart card is the most sophisticated and advanced technology used mainly for payment and authentication purposes. The smart card market is growing at an amazing pace, and we are interested in knowing the trends this market will follow. It will also be interesting to know how smart cards are being utilized for enhancing our daily lives and businesses and making them secure.

SCOPE AND FORMAT

The scope of the study includes major smart card technologies, smart card types, platforms, its standards and various applications of the smart card. A major focus of the report is the market scenario of the smart card industry. This report discusses various smart card projects that are being implemented or that are planned around the world. The report is divided into easy-to-follow chapters such as an overview, applications, markets etc., while the markets are divided geographically and breakdowns are given by region, market segment and technology.

AUTHOR CREDENTIALS

Amit Gud is a freelance writer and a published author working with various magazines and e-zines worldwide. His expertise includes technical writing covering smart cards, IT, technological trends along with lifestyle features and world affairs. His articles and features appear regularly in print as well as in online media. His works have been published in the Indian Express and the Mid-Day, two of India's top newspapers, in the Mini World and English Zone, Japanese lifestyle magazines, Publisher's Auxiliary, a community newspaper magazine, Vision Magazine and others.

Amit holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Kansas State University and a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pune, India, with a specialization in operating systems and software storage technology. He has industry experience working with multiple Forbes 100 companies, including NetApp, VMware, Red Hat, Akamai and Symantec. He has published research papers in technical journals and conferences.

Table of Contents

Smart Card Technologies and Global Markets -- Focus on North America

Chapter - 1: INTRODUCTION - Complimentary

  • STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVE
  • REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY
  • INTENDED AUDIENCE
  • SCOPE AND FORMAT
  • METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES
  • RELATED BCC REPORTS
  • AUTHOR CREDENTIALS
  • BCC ONLINE SERVICES
  • DISCLAIMER

Chapter - 2: SUMMARY

  • Table 0A: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS AND VALUE, THROUGH 2017
  • Figure 0A: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS AND VALUE, 2011-2017
  • Table 0B: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2017
  • Figure 0B: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY REGION, 2012
  • Table 0C: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Figure 0C: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017

Chapter - 3: OVERVIEW

  • HISTORY
  • WHAT IS A SMART CARD?
  • PARTS OF A SMART CARD
  • TYPES OF SMART CARD

Chapter - 4: THE GLOBAL MARKET

  • GLOBAL MARKET BY TYPE
  • GLOBAL MARKET BY APPLICATION
  • GLOBAL MARKET BY REGION
  • GLOBAL MARKET BY TECHNOLOGY
    • Table 7: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
    • Table 8: GLOBAL SMART CARD MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017

Chapter - 5: THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

  • SUMMARY
  • PAYMENT CULTURES AND TRENDS IN THE U.S.
  • PROJECTS: FUNCTIONS
    • Table 16: NORTH AMERICAN SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
    • Table 17: NORTH AMERICAN SMART CARD MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
    • Table 18: NORTH AMERICAN SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY REGION, THROUGH 2017
    • Table 19: NORTH AMERICAN SMART CARD MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2017

Chapter - 6: COMPANY PROFILES

  • AMERICAN EXPRESS CO.
  • ATMEL CORP.
  • ATOS
  • CITIGROUP INC.
  • CUBIC CORP.
  • DATANG MICROELECTRONICS
  • E-DATA CORP.
  • EASTCOMPEACE SMART CARD CO. LTD.
  • GEMALTO NV
  • GIESECKE & DEVRIENT (G&D)
  • HENGBAO CO. LTD.
  • HYPERCOM CORP.
  • INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
  • INGENICO CORP.
  • KEYCORP
  • LASERCARD CORP.
  • LIFESTREAM TECHNOLOGIES INC.
  • MASTERCARD INC.
  • NXP SEMICONDUCTORS
  • OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES
  • PUBLICARD INC.
  • RSA SECURITY INC.
  • SHENZHEN CHUANGTONG INTELLIGENCE EQUIPMENT CO. LTD.
  • SIEMENS CORP.
  • TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC.
  • VISA INTERNATIONAL
  • WATCHDATA TECHNOLOGIES
  • WUHAN TIANYU

List of Tables

  • Summary Table A: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS AND VALUE, THROUGH 2017
  • Summary Table B: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2017
  • Summary Table C: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 1: GLOBAL CONTACT CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 2: GLOBAL CONTACT CARD MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 3: GLOBAL CONTACTLESS CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 4: GLOBAL CONTACTLESS CARD MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 5: GLOBAL DUAL-INTERFACE CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 6: GLOBAL DUAL-INTERFACE CARD MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 7: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 8: GLOBAL SMART CARD MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 9: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 10: GLOBAL SMART CARD MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 11: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY REGION, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 12: GLOBAL SMART CARD MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 13: GLOBAL EMV DEPLOYMENT, 2011
  • Table 14: GLOBAL GOVERNMENT SMART CARD MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 15: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 16: NORTH AMERICAN SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 17: NORTH AMERICAN SMART CARD MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 18: NORTH AMERICAN SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY REGION, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 19: NORTH AMERICAN SMART CARD MARKET BY REGION, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 20: U.S. SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 21: U.S. SMART CARD MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 22: U.S. SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY FUNCTION, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 23: U.S. SMART CARD MARKET BY FUNCTION, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 24: CANADIAN SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 25: CANADIAN SMART CARD MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 26: U.S. CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 27: U.S. CREDIT CARD SHARE BY BRAND, 2011
  • Table 28: U.S. MODE OF PAYMENT TRANSACTION BY TYPE, 2011
  • Table 29: U.S. EMV CARD ISSUERS, 2010 AND 2011
  • Table 30: CANADIAN EMV SMART CARDS, THROUGH 2017
  • Table 31: U.S. DEBIT CARD USAGE, 2008-2010
  • Table 32: SMART CARDS IN THE U.S. PUBLIC SECTOR, 2011
  • Table 33: MAJOR TRANSIT SMART CARD DEPLOYMENTS IN THE U.S., 2011
  • Table 34: MAJOR PARKING SMART CARD DEPLOYMENTS IN NORTH AMERICA, 2011
  • Table 35: MAJOR TRANSIT SMART CARD DEPLOYMENTS IN CANADA, 2011
  • Table 36: U.S. MAJOR CORPORATE ID CARDS, 2011
  • Table 37: MAJOR SMART CARD DEPLOYMENTS IN U.S. UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES, 2011
  • Table 38: U.S. UNIVERSITY BANK AFFILIATIONS, 2010

List of Figures

  • Summary Figure A: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS AND VALUE, 2011-2017
  • Summary Figure B: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY REGION, 2012
  • Summary Figure C: GLOBAL SMART CARD SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2017
  • Figure 1: SMART CARD CONSTRUCTION
  • Figure 2: TYPICAL SMART CARD INTEGRATED CIRCUIT PARTS
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