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Iris Biometrics

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Iris Biometrics in US$ Thousands. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 87 companies including many key and niche players such as 3M Cogent, Aditech Ltd., AOptix Technologies, Inc., BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd., EyeLock Corp., Human Reco Systems, Iris ID, Inc., IrisGuard Inc., SAFRAN Group, and SRI International. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Biometrics Technology - A Prelude
  • Significance of Biometrics
    • Table 1: Global Biometrics Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: Biometric Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by End-Use Sector - Public Sector & Commercial (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Biometrics - An Essential Security Component for both Government & Enterprise Sector
    • World Biometrics Market (2007-2015): Analysis of Demand in Public Sector by Application Areas - Integrated eBorders, eID and eGovernment
    • World Biometrics Market (2011-2015): Analysis of Demand in Commercial Sector by Application Areas - Enterprise Security, Information Transactions and Financial Transactions
  • Iris Biometrics - A Prelude
  • Comparative Analysis of Various Biometric Technology Traits
  • Heralding the Dawn of "Do Nothing" Biometric Technologies
  • Patent Expiries Set the Ball Rolling for Mainstream Adoption of Iris Biometrics
  • Early Success of Iris Biometrics Attributed to Low FTE & High Accuracy Rates
  • Iris Biometrics Market Survives 2007-2009 Recession with Just a Temporary Deceleration in Growth Momentum
  • The Current State of Europe's Debt Crisis: At Bursting Point?
    • Table 3: Breakdown of Gross Government Debt as Percentage of GDP for the Year 2012 by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Impact of Europe's Debt Crisis on the Biometrics Industry: A Review
  • Current & Future Analysis
  • Developing Markets - The Current Hotspots for Growth
  • CIVETS to Replace BRICs as the Focal Point for Future Growth
  • Access Control - Key Growth Area
  • Physical Access Control Implementations - The Most Notable Application Area
  • Opportunity Indicator:
    • Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electronic Access Control Systems by Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011, 2015 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Enabling Workforce Mobility - A Futuristic Business Case for Iris Biometrics in Enterprise Access Control Applications
    • Table 5: Worldwide Worker Population (2008 & 2011): Breakdown of Number of Workers (in Millions) by Nature of Work - Mobile & Non Mobile (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: Worldwide Mobile Worker Population (2008 & 2011): Breakdown of Number of Mobile Workers (in Millions) by Nature of Work - Mobile Office, Mobile Non-Office, and Mobile Home Based (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: Worldwide Mobile Workforce (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Mobile Workers by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing
  • Opportunity Indicators
    • Table 8: World Market for Smartphones (2011 & 2017P): Breakdown of Sales in Thousand Units by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Growing Demand for Contactless Access Control Applications to Drive Demand for Iris Biometrics
  • Government Sector - A Major Revenue Contributor
  • Iris Biometrics Gains Prominence in Travel & Immigration Control
  • National ID Programs - Building Opportunities for Iris Biometric Systems
  • Law Enforcement Agencies to Invest Significantly in Iris Biometric Systems
  • Prisons & Detention Centers Bank on Iris Biometrics
  • Future Price Declines to Boost Demand for Iris Biometric Systems in Enterprise & Consumer Applications
  • Growing Adoption in Banking & Financial Services Sector
  • E-Commerce/M-Commerce - Opportunities Galore
    • Table 9: Global Electronic Payments Market (2009-2013): Annual Breakdown of Number of Payment Transactions (in Billions) for e-Commerce Activities (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Stringent Data Protection Laws to Boost Prospects for Iris Biometrics in the Enterprise Sector
  • Innovative Applications on the Anvil
  • Use of Iris Biometrics for Attendance & Workforce Management to Grow in Prominence
  • Prevention of Looming Crimes Made Possible with Iris Biometrics
  • Hygiene Concerns Create Business Case for Iris Biometrics
  • Issues
  • Lack of Strong Historical Database
  • Public Apprehensions Mar Wider Adoption of Iris Biometrics
  • Cost Factor
  • Technical Issues
  • Scalability Issues
  • Legal Issues
  • Lack of Interoperability - A Technical Challenge
  • Building Awareness on Safety of Technology - Need of the Hour
  • Technology Developments - The Way Forward
  • Advanced Hand Held Devices to Bring Portability to Iris Biometrics
    • Prevalence of Iris Technology in Global Market (2013 Vs.2020): A Comparative Study
  • Technology Integration Gives Rise to Multi-Modal Applications

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Biometrics Technology
  • Introduction
  • A Peek into the History
  • Working of Biometrics
  • Physiological and Behavioral Characteristics
  • Verification and Identification
  • Iris Biometrics
  • Overview
  • How It Works?
  • The Algorithms
  • Precisions
  • Enrollment & Identification
  • Types
    • Active Recognition System
    • Passive Recognition System
  • Advantages
  • Demerits
  • Application

3. BIOMETRIC STANDARDS

  • Significance of Standards in the Industry
  • Organizations/Standards Governing the Use of Biometrics
  • Biometric Consortium
  • International Biometrics Industry Association (IBIA)
  • Commercial Biometrics Developers' Consortium (CBDC)
  • National Biometric Test Center (NBTC)
  • National Biometric Security Project (NBSP)
  • Biometrics Working Group (BWG)
  • International Association for Biometrics (iAfB)
  • International Biometric Foundation (IBF)
  • European Biometrics Forum (EBF)
  • Biometrics Security Consortium (BSC)
  • Nederlands Biometrie Forum (NBF)

4. PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS/ INTRODUCTIONS

  • BioEnable Launches Indigenous Iris Biometric Scanner
  • BlinkSpot Develops Biometric Iris Technology
  • EyeLock Launches EyeSwipe-Nano TS
  • IRIS Introduces IRISCard4
  • EyeLock Launches EyeSwipe-Nano TS
  • Tri-Star Design Develops First Mobile Iris Recognition Device
  • Hoyos Group to Launch EyeLock, a Portable retina scanner
  • Cross Match Launches Iris Scan 2 for Biometric Access Control Systems
  • AOptix Unveils InSight® Duo, a Combined Iris and Face Biometric System
  • AOptix Rolls Out Dash Six™ Iris Recognition Enterprise SDK
  • Stanley CSS Enters into Collaboration Agreement with Hoyos
  • AOptix Rolls Out InSight VM
  • Sarnoff Develops IOM for Long Distance Iris Scanning
  • Sarnoff Releases Next Generation Walk-through IOM PassPort™ Iris ID System

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • AOptix and Morpho Team Up for Identity Management and Biometrics
  • AOptrix Inaugurates New Office in Singapore
  • AOptix Partners with SITA for Biometric Identity Solutions
  • Canon to Acquire IRIS
  • AOptix Inks Strategic Partnership Deal with IATA
  • AOptix Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with Emaratech
  • GVL Joins Global Animal Management to Unveil eyeD
  • AOptix and HRS Deploy Iris Recognition System at Gatwick Airport
  • Mexican Government Awards Iris Recognition Identification Contract to Unisys Mexico
  • AOptix Signs Partnership Agreement with Daon
  • AOptix Partners with Aware for DoD ABIS Compliant Iris Recognition System
  • GRI Supplies Iris Technology to Portoss
  • Microsoft Selects AOptix Insight™ Iris Recognition System for Security Center

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • 3M Cogent (US)
  • Aditech Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • AOptix Technologies, Inc. (US)
  • BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd (India)
  • EyeLock Corp. (US)
  • Human Reco Systems (UK)
  • Iris ID, Inc (US)
  • IrisGuard Inc. (US)
  • SAFRAN Group (France)
  • SRI International (US)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for IRIS Biometrics Market by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: World Historic Review for IRIS Biometrics Market by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for IRIS Biometrics Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
      • FBI to Consider Using Iris Biometrics for Criminal Profiling
      • Privacy & Safety Issues Mar Implementation of Iris Biometric Recognition Systems at US airports
    • Product/Technology Developments/Introductions
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Focus on Select Regional Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 13: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: US Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 15: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: Canadian Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Strategic Corporate Development
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: Japanese Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 19: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russian and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: European Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russian and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: European 15-Year Perspective for IRIS Biometrics Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russian and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Safran Group - A Key French Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 22: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: French Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 24: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: German Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Focus on Select Regional Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 26: United Kingdom Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: United Kingdom Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. REST OF EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Product/Technology Development/Introduction
    • Strategic Corporate Development
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 28: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
      • Scope for Iris Biometric Recognition in India
    • Product/Technology Development/ Introduction
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Focus on Select Regional Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 30: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. THE MIDDLE EAST

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
      • UAE Banks on Iris Recognition for Immigration Control
    • Recent Industry Activity
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 32: Middle East Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: Middle East Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 34: Latin American Current and Future Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: Latin American Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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