Special Report: Biometrics and Border Security

This white paper provides an update concerning the application of biometrics to border security. Biometrics Research Group, Inc. expects continued growth of biometrics usage for border security by the U.S. government. The ongoing effects of these requirements are that other countries will also require enhanced travel documents that encapsulate biometrics. The European refugee and migrant crisis will also increase biometric usage at international port-of-entries. Our Special Reports are sponsored by leading firms within the biometrics sector and this report is

Special Report: Biometrics and banking

This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. provides an updated overview and market synopsis of biometrics for the global financial sector. Biometrics Research Group, Inc. believes that the financial services sector has emerged as a primary end-user market for biometrics technology worldwide. By the end of 2016, we believe that revenue will continue to increase to US$2.2 billion and we further estimate that the financial biometrics market will eventually account for almost a third of total biometrics market revenues globally

Special Report: Law enforcement and biometrics

This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. provides a brief, updated overview of the market size and biometric technologies available for the law enforcement market in the United States. In this report, Biometrics Research Group, Inc. discusses how the market size for biometric applications in the U.S. law enforcement segment continues to grow at an exponential rate. In terms of biometric technologies, automated fingerprint identification systems (AFIS) and fingerprint biometric technologies account for the greatest share of the biometrics spending

Special Report: Mobile Biometrics Market Analysis

This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. examines the growing drivers for mobile biometric authentication and modes of biometric standardization. The report finds that the inclusion of biometrics in mobile devices will generate approximately US$9 billion worth of revenue by 2018 for the biometrics industry, not just through unlocking mobile devices through security applications, but also through multi-factor authentication services and the approval of instant electronic payments. The report also notes that IT consumerization will ultimately act as a catalyst

Special Report: Biometrics in Workforce Management

This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. examines the growing demand for biometric applications for labor management, workforce productivity and time and attendance solutions. Biometric Update Special Reports provide analysis and competitive industry intelligence for the global biometrics industry including market size, multiple industry segments, venture capital and other business opportunities, along with in-depth profiles on the best emerging companies and solutions. Download PDF: Special Report – Workforce Management and Time and Attendance

Special Report: Biometrics in Healthcare

This report examines how biometric technology is applied to the healthcare industry, mainly in the United States. This report notes that “healthcare biometrics” is utilized for access control, identification, workforce management or patient record storage. Biometrics in healthcare often takes two forms: providing access control to resources and patient identification solutions. The growing demand for biometrics solutions is mainly driven by the need to combat fraud, along with the imperative to improve patient privacy along with healthcare safety. Biometrics are

Special Report: Biometrics and Banking

Biometric Update Special Reports provides analysis and competitive industry intelligence for the global biometrics industry including market size, multiple industry segments, venture capital and other business opportunities, along with in-depth profiles on the best emerging companies and solutions. This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. notes that revenue streams for biometrics utilized in the global banking sector will rise from US$900 million in 2012 to US$1.8 billion by the end of 2015. Revenue will primarily be driven by adoption in

Special Report: Port Security

Biometric Update Special Reports provides analysis and competitive industry intelligence for the global biometrics industry including market size, multiple industry segments, venture capital and other business opportunities, along with in-depth profiles on the best emerging companies and solutions. This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. examines biometric credentialing of transportation workers at U.S. seaports along with the security challenges caused by lack of holistic biometric access control options. Download PDF: Special Report – Port Security & Biometrics

Special Report: Mobile Biometric Authentication

Biometric Update Special Reports provides analysis and competitive industry intelligence for the global biometrics industry including market size, multiple industry segments, venture capital and other business opportunities, along with in-depth profiles on the best emerging companies and solutions. This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. examines how the total market for mobile biometrics will increase due to smartphone growth along with the drive for password supplantation. This report also outlines the increasing use of mobile biometrics for financial services and

Mobile commerce next killer app for biometrics

Mobile commerce is emerging as the next killer application for biometrics. Previously, Biometrics Research Group, Inc. accurately predicted that biometrics would become integrated within a wide number of mobile devices during the last smartphone product release cycle. The consultancy also correctly predicted that integration would be driven by smartphone and tablet manufacturers such as Apple and Samsung Electronics. Now, another prediction is proving accurate. In a Biometrics Research Note issued in March 2013, the research vendor stated it believed that