Biometrics & Digital Identity Market Data and Forecasts

Market Forecasts
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The Biometric Smartphone Update indicates that more than 500 biometric smartphone models have been introduced since Q1 2013. This includes smartphones incorporating fingerprint, iris, and eye vein biometrics form market leaders such as Apple, Samsung, Huwei, Xiaomi, Lenovo, TCL, Oppo, BBK/VIVO, and ZTE. Acuity projects that 1 billion biometric smartphones are in use today, representing 40% of the global installed base of smartphones.
The Global Biometrics and Mobility Report: The Convergence of Commerce and Privacay projects that by 2020, mobile biometric market revenues will reach $34.6 billion annually.
The Global National eID Industry Report, indicates that by the end of 2018, 127 countries will have some kind of National eID program. this incldues both chip based card programsn and traditinal cards with biometrics.
Automated border Control Industry Report: Airport eGates and Kiosks, indicates that by 2018, the ABC eGate and Kiosk market will be generating nearly $753 million in annual revenues at airports worldwide.
The Asia Pacifc ePassport and eVisa Industry Report, indicates a shift in market dominance as the Asia Pacific region reaches $4.2 Billion in annual revenue by 2014 representing more than a 40% global revenue share.
The Global ePassport and eVisa Industry Report projects a sustainable market of more than $10 Billion annually by 2014.
The Future of Biometrics Report projects a sustainable market of more than $10 Billion annually by 2017.