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Biometrics Market in North America 2016-2020

About the Biometrics Market in North America

Biometrics is a technology that is useful for identifying individuals based on physical or behavioral features. It provides an additional level of security for people and important information. It involves identification and verification of physical traits such as fingerprints, hand geometry, face recognition, and iris recognition, and behavioral traits such as keystroke patterns, signature, and voice recognition. The technology can be used for identification and authentication. The biometric system can be either an identification or a verification system. An identification system identifies an individual without their consent. These systems are more often used in surveillance applications. In a verification system, biometric traits are used to verify a person's identity.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the biometrics market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 12.28% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the biometrics market in North America for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of biometric solutions including hardware, software, integrated solutions, and services offered in the government sector.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • The US
  • Canada
Technavio's report, Biometrics Market in North America 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Crossmatch Technologies
  • 3M Cogent
  • M2SYS Technology
  • NEC
  • Safran
Other prominent vendors
  • Advanced Biometrics
  • Amano Cincinnati
  • Aware
  • BIO-Key International
  • Cognitec Systems
  • DigitalPersona
  • Fingertec USA
  • Fujitsu
  • GAMASIS
  • Griaule Biometrics
  • Nuance Communications
  • Precise Biometrics
  • ZKTeco
Market driver
  • Increased acceptance of multimodal biometrics
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High cost of biometric systems
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emergence of mobile biometric payments
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Biometrics Market in North America 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the biometrics market in North America: Crossmatch Technologies, 3M Cogent, M2SYS Technology, NEC, and Safran.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Advanced Biometrics, Amano Cincinnati, Aware, BIO-Key International, Cognitec Systems, DigitalPersona, Fingertec USA, Fujitsu, GAMASIS, Griaule Biometrics, M2SYS, Nuance Communications, Precise Biometrics, and ZKTeco.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend which is playing a big role in boosting market growth is the emergence of mobile biometric payments. The use of biometrics technology in the mobile payment industry is increasing following the launch of smartphones such as Samsung S6, which has a fingerprint scanner embedded within the phone’s hardware, and smart mobile devices that are equipped with built-in biometric sensors. The most common biometric technologies used in mobile devices are fingerprint recognition, voice recognition, and facial recognition.”

According to the report, a key growth driver is the increased acceptance of multimodal biometrics. Multimodal biometrics is a combination of two or more biometric technologies used to identify and verify individuals. In certain situations, a single biometric identification system does not match the individual with his or her identity. In such scenarios, multimodal biometrics offers more accuracy as it combines two or more biometric technologies such as fingerprint recognition and facial recognition for secure authentication. These biometric systems are more reliable, secure, and accurate and are capable of avoiding spoofing attacks. These systems are more widely accepted for border control because of their reliance on multiple biometric technologies for identification rather than on a single characteristic.

Further, the report states that one challenge that could hamper market growth is the high cost of biometric systems.



Companies Mentioned

Crossmatch Technologies, 3M Cogent, M2SYS Technology, NEC, Safran, Advanced Biometrics, Amano Cincinnati, Aware, BIO-Key International, Cognitec Systems, DigitalPersona, Fingertec USA, Fujitsu, GAMASIS, Griaule Biometrics, M2SYS, Nuance Communications, Precise Biometrics, ZKTeco.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
      • Table Biometric applications by sectors in North America
      • Table Market stage analysis of biometric technologies in North America 2015
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table North America in global biometrics market 2015 and 2020 (% share)
  • Market description
    • Evolution of biometrics
      • Table Evolution of biometrics
    • Work flow of biometrics
      • Table Work flow of biometrics
    • Applications of biometrics
      • Table Applications of biometrics
    • Comparison of biometric technologies
      • Table Comparison of biometric technologies
      • Table FAR and FRR comparison of biometric technologies
  • Market opportunities
    • Table Global wearable device market 2015 and 2020 (millions of units)
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of biometrics market in North America
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Biometrics market in North America 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Mobile biometrics market in North America 2015 and 2020 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by technology
    • Biometrics market in North America by technology
      • Table Biometrics market in North America by technology 2015-2020 (% share)
    • Fingerprint recognition market in North America
      • Table Fingerprint recognition market in North America 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Facial recognition market in North America
      • Table Facial recognition market in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Iris recognition market in North America
      • Table Iris recognition market in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Hand geometry market in North America
      • Table Hand geometry market in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Voice recognition market in North America
      • Table Voice recognition market in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Vein recognition market in North America
      • Table Vein recognition market in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Biometrics market in North America by end-user
      • Table Biometrics market in North America by end-user 2015-2020 (% share)
    • Biometrics market in government sector in North America
      • Table Biometrics market in government sector in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Biometrics market in transportation sector in North America
      • Table Biometrics market in transportation sector in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Biometrics market in healthcare sector in North America
      • Table Biometrics market in healthcare sector in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Biometrics market in BFSI sector in North America
      • Table Biometrics market in BFSI sector in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Biometrics market in retail sector in North America
      • Table Biometrics market in retail sector in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Biometrics market in North America by application
      • Table Biometrics market in North America by application 2015-2020 (% share)
    • Biometric identity services market in North America
      • Table Biometric identity services market in North America 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Biometric physical access control market in North America
      • Table Biometric physical access control market in North America 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Biometric logical access control market in North America
      • Table Biometric logical access control market in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Biometric surveillance market in North America
      • Table Biometric surveillance market in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Biometrics market in US
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Biometrics market in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Biometrics market in US by end-user
      • Table Biometrics market in US by end-user 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Biometrics market in US by end-user 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Biometrics market in Canada
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Biometrics market in Canada 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Biometrics market in Canada by end-user
      • Table Biometrics market in Canada by end-user 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Segmentation of biometrics market in Canada by end-user 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Buying criteria
    • Table Buying criteria
  • Market drivers
    • Table Cloud-based biometrics model
    • Table Identity theft by sector 2015 (% of total identity theft attacks globally)
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Global mobile payment transactions 2015 and 2020 ($ billions)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Product offerings
      • Table Product offerings
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
    • Vendor matrix and supported technology
      • Table Vendor matrix
      • Table Vendors by supported technology
  • Vendor analysis
    • Table Vendor analysis 2015
    • Key news
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Crossmatch Technologies
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
    • Definitions of biometric technologies
      • Table Classification of biometric technologies
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