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World Iris Biometrics Industry

  • January 2015
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 145 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Iris Biometrics in US$ Thousands. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 22 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Cogent
Aditech Ltd.
Anviz Global, Inc.
BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
EyeLock Corp.

Table Of Contents

World Iris Biometrics Industry



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Biometrics Technology: An Introductory Prelude II-1
Table 1: World Biometrics Market (2014): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Revenues by Technology (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 2: World Biometrics Market (2014): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use Sector (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2
Significance of Biometrics II-3
Biometrics in Government and Enterprise Sector II-3
World Biometrics Market (2007-2015): Analysis of Demand in
Public Sector by Application Areas - Integrated eBorders,
eID and eGovernment II-4
World Biometrics Market (2011-2015): Analysis of Demand in
Commercial Sector by Application Areas - Enterprise
Security, Information Transactions and Financial
Transactions II-4
Iris Biometrics - A Prelude II-4
Comparative Analysis of Various Biometric Technology Traits II-5
Heralding the Dawn of “Do Nothing” Biometric Technologies II-5
Patent Expiries Set the Ball Rolling for Mainstream Adoption II-6
Early Success of Iris Biometrics Attributed to Low FTE and High
Accuracy Rates II-6
Iris Biometrics Market Survives 2007-2009 Recession II-7
Biometrics Industry in Light of the Eurozone Debt Crisis II-8
Outlook II-9
Developing Markets - The Hotspots for Growth II-10
Access Control - Key Growth Area II-11
Physical Access Control Implementations - The Most Notable
Application Area II-11
Enabling Workforce Mobility - A Futuristic Business Case for
Iris Biometrics II-12
Table 3: Worldwide Worker Population (2008, 2011 and 2015):
Breakdown of Number of Workers (in Millions) by Nature of
Work - Mobile and Non-Mobile (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 4: Worldwide Mobile Workforce (2015): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Number of Mobile Workers by Region
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
System and Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity
in the Offing II-13
Demand for Iris Biometrics II-14
Government Sector - A Major Revenue Contributor II-14
Iris Biometrics Gains Prominence in Travel and Immigration Control II-15
National ID Programs - Building Opportunities for Iris
Biometric Systems II-16
Law Enforcement Agencies to Invest Significantly in Iris
Biometric Systems II-17
Prisons and Detention Centers Bank on Iris Biometrics II-18
Iris Biometrics Aim Bigger Role in Airport Applications II-18
Opportunity Indicators: II-19
Table 5: Global Fleet of Aircrafts (In Units) for the Years
2011, 2013 and 2015P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 6: Global Air Traffic Flow (In Billion Revenue
Passenger Kilometers (RPKs) for the Years 2011, 2013, 2015P
and 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 7: World Aviation Routes Ranked by Annual Air Travel
Growth Rates (2010 - 2020) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-20
Iris Biometrics See Potential Opportunities in Healthcare II-20
Iris Biometrics Set to Leverage Campus/University Applications II-21
Future Price Declines to Boost Demand for Iris Biometric Systems II-22
Growing Adoption in Banking and Financial Services Sector II-23
Table 8: Global Adoption of Biometrics in Financial Services
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown by Technology (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23
Robust Increase in Electronic Banking Transactions Lends
Traction II-24
Expanding Social Network Footprint Opens Opportunities II-24
E-Commerce/M-Commerce - Opportunities Galore II-24
Table 9: Global Electronic Payments Market (2009-2013):
Annual Number of Payment Transactions (in Billions) for
e-Commerce Activities (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25
Stringent Data Protection Laws to Boost Prospects in
Enterprise Sector II-25
Innovative Applications on the Anvil II-25
Iris Biometrics Aim to Penetrate Smartphones II-25
Opportunity Indicators: II-26
Table 10: Global Market for Mobile Phones (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Smartphones and Feature
Phones by Geographic Region (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 11: Worldwide Smartphone Penetration by Geographic
Region (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27
Use of Iris Biometrics for Attendance and Workforce Management
to Grow in Prominence II-27
Prevention of Looming Crimes Made Possible with Iris Biometrics II-28
Technology Integration Gives Rise to Multi-Modal Applications II-29
Cloud Solutions Boost Adoption of Iris Recognition Technologies II-29
Hygiene Concerns Create Business Case for Iris Biometrics II-30
Issues II-30
Lack of Strong Historical Database II-30
Public Apprehensions Mar Wider Adoption of Iris Biometrics II-31
Cost Factor II-31
Technical Issues II-31
Scalability Issues II-31
Legal Issues II-31
Lack of Interoperability - A Technical Challenge II-32
Building Awareness on Safety of Technology - Need of the Hour II-32
Technology Developments - The Way Forward II-33
Advanced Hand Held Devices to Bring Portability to Iris
Biometrics II-33
Prevalence of Iris Technology in Global Market (2013 Vs.
2020): A Comparative Study II-34

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-35
Biometrics Technology II-35
Introduction II-35
A Peek into the History II-35
Working of Biometrics II-35
Physiological and Behavioral Characteristics II-35
Verification and Identification II-36
Iris Biometrics II-36
Overview II-36
How It Works? II-37
The Algorithms II-37
Precisions II-38
Enrollment and Identification II-38
Types II-39
Active Recognition System II-39
Passive Recognition System II-39
Advantages II-39
Demerits II-39
Applications II-40

3. BIOMETRICS STANDARDS II-41
Significance and Evolution of Standards in the Industry II-41
Organizations/ Standards Governing the Use of Biometrics II-41
Biometric Consortium II-41
International Biometrics and Identification Association (IBIA) II-42
National Biometric Test Center (NBTC) II-42
Biometrics Working Group (BWG) II-42
International Biometric Foundation (IBF) II-42
The International Biometric Society (IBS) II-42
Biometrics Security Consortium (BSC) II-42
Nederlands Biometrie Forum (NBF) II-43
Center for Biometrics and Security Research (CBSR) II-43

4. PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS/ INTRODUCTIONS II-44
EyeLock Unveils myris Portable USB Iris Identification Device II-44
SRI International Sarnoff Unveils IOM PassPort SL II-44
Anviz Global to Launch UltraMatch Iris Biometric Solution II-44
Iris ID Systems Rolls Out iCAM Managerâ„¢ Software Development Kit II-44
Iris ID Rolls Out iCAM Entryâ„¢ Application for SMBs II-44
AOptix Launches AOptix Stratus II-44
Iris ID Systems Unveils IrisAccess iCAM D1000 Iris Scanning
System II-45
SRI International Sarnoff Launches Iris on the Move® (IOM)
PassThruâ„¢ System II-45
Morpho Introduces Morpho IAD for Iris and Face Capture II-45
Tri-Star Design Develops First Mobile Iris Recognition Device II-45
BlinkSpot Develops Biometric Iris Technology II-45
EyeLock Launches EyeSwipe-Nano TS II-45
IRIS Introduces IRISCard4 II-46
BioEnable Launches Indigenous Iris Biometric Scanner II-46

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-47
EyeLock Signs Licensing Agreement with Wistron NeWeb II-47
AOptix Technologies Establishes Terrain Biometrics II-47
EyeLock and Sticky Password Join Hands II-47
VOXX International Invests in EyeLock II-47
Stanley Security Solutions Joins Hands with EyeLock II-47
AOptix and Morpho Team Up for Identity Management and Biometrics II-48
AOptix Partners with SITA for Biometric Identity Solutions II-48
AOptrix Inaugurates New Office in Singapore II-48
Canon to Acquire I.R.I.S. II-48

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-49
3M Cogent (US) II-49
Aditech Ltd. (UK) II-49
Anviz Global, Inc. (US) II-50
BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd (India) II-50
EyeLock Corp. (US) II-51
Iris ID Systems, Inc (US) II-52
IrisGuard Inc. (US) II-52
SAFRAN Group (France) II-53
SRI International (US) II-53
Terrain Biometrics (US) II-54

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-55
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
IRIS Biometrics Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 13: World Historic Review for IRIS Biometrics Market by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for IRIS Biometrics Market
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and
Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
US Schools Prefer Iris Biometrics in School Bus Transportation III-1
DHS Tests Implementation of IRIS Biometrics at US airports III-1
Iris Biometrics for Criminal Profiling III-2
Hospitals Turn to Iris Biometrics for Right Patient III-2
Product/Technology Developments/Introductions III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-4
Select Players III-5
B.Market Analytics III-10
Table 15: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 16: US Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand
for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-11

2. CANADA III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Outlook III-12
B.Market Analytics III-12
Table 17: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 18: Canadian Historic Review for Iris Biometrics
Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13

3. JAPAN III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
Outlook III-14
Strategic Corporate Development III-14
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 19: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 20: Japanese Historic Review for Iris Biometrics
Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-15

4. EUROPE III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
Outlook III-16
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 21: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Iris Biometrics Market by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 22: European Historic Review for Iris Biometrics
Market by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 23: European 15-Year Perspective for IRIS Biometrics
Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18

4a. FRANCE III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
Outlook III-19
Product Launch III-19
SAFRAN Group - A Key French Player III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 24: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 25: French Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand
for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21

4b. GERMANY III-22
A.Market Analysis III-22
Outlook III-22
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 26: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 27: German Historic Review for Iris Biometrics Market
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand
for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

4c. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Outlook III-24
Phase-out of IRIS Biometrics at UK Airports III-24
Aditech Ltd. - A Key UK Company III-24
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 28: United Kingdom Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 29: United Kingdom Historic Review for Iris Biometrics
Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26

4d. REST OF EUROPE III-27
A.Market Analysis III-27
Outlook III-27
Product Launch III-27
Strategic Corporate Development III-27
B.Market Analytics III-28
Table 30: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 31: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Iris Biometrics
Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-29

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-30
A.Market Analysis III-30
Outlook III-30
UIDAI: A Major Biometrics Project in India III-30
Asian Countries Contemplate on Using Biometrics for Border
Control III-30
Product Launch III-31
Strategic Corporate Development III-31
BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd - A Key Indian Player III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 32: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 33: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Iris Biometrics
Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

6. THE MIDDLE EAST III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Outlook III-34
UAE Banks on Iris Recognition for Immigration Control III-34
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 34: Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 35: Middle East Historic Review for Iris Biometrics
Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

7. LATIN AMERICA III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Outlook III-36
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 36: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Iris Biometrics Market Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 37: Latin American Historic Review for Iris Biometrics
Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 22 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 27)

The United States (18)
Europe (6)
- France (2)
- The United Kingdom (3)
- Rest of Europe (1)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (2)
Middle East (1)

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