Worldwide Mobile Biometrics market- Global Drivers, Trends and Forecast to 2020

  • December, 2014
  • Domain: ICT - Security
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In mobile biometrics, mobile device identifies and authenticates a user’s identity by scanning and verifying an individual’s physical attributes such as face, fingerprint, retina and ear. The complete image of the scan is stored locally on the device, or in a database, and is compared with the rescan of the physical attributes of a user trying to gain access to an application or a device. While, when consumer facing, mobile biometrics is generally used for authentication, it is also being used for identification in enterprise settings and in government agencies.

Mobile biometrics has gained traction due to the rise in popularity of e-commerce, and the rise in number of online transactions. Mobile biometrics provides high safety for transactions, and saves time. As such, biometric authentication and identification is considered as the future of mobile security. The offerings from Apple and Samsung already includes finger print technology embedded in their mobile devices, and the trend is now being followed by various mobile device manufacturers around the world.

Rise in popularity of e-Commerce, increasing online transactions, and growth in penetration of smart devices are the major drivers for the growth of mobile biometrics market. While the growth is in healthcare sector for patient identification, and for assurance of safety of his/her electronic health records. The mobile biometrics market growth is in BFSI sector also due to increased internet banking transactions. Other major factors include government programs and e-services, passports & visas, and employee access in buildings and secured parameters. Some of the major mobile biometrics market vendors’ present are Apple, M2SYS Technology, 3M Cogent, Crossmatch, Safran SA and Nuance Communications. The market is segmented by component, authentication mode, verticals, and regions.

The study covers and analyses the “Mobile Biometrics” market. Bringing out the complete key insights of the industry, the report aims to provide an opportunity for players to understand the latest trends, current market scenario, government initiative, and technologies related to the market. In addition, helps the venture capitalist in understanding the companies better and take informed decisions.


1       Industry Outlook 

1.1             Industry Overview

1.2             Industry Trends

1.3             PESTEL Analysis

2       Report Outline 

2.1             Report Scope

2.2             Report Summary

2.3             Research Methodology

2.4             Report Assumptions

3       Market Snapshot

3.1             Total Addressable Market (TAM)

3.2             Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)

3.3             SAM as a Segment of TAM

3.4             Related Markets

4       Market Outlook 

4.1             Overview

4.2             Ecosystem

4.3             Segmentation

4.4             Porter 5 (Five) Forces

5       Market Characteristics 

5.1             Market Trends

5.2             Value Chain

5.3             Market Dynamics

5.3.1               Drivers

5.3.2               Restraints

5.3.3               Opportunities

5.4             DRO – Impact Analysis

5.5             Key Stakeholders

6       Components: Market Size and Analysis 

6.1             Overview

6.2             Scanners

6.3             Fingerprint readers

6.4             Cameras

6.5             Software

7       Authentication mode: Market Size and Analysis 

7.1             Overview

7.2             Fingerprint

7.3             Face

7.4             Iris

7.5          Voice

7.6          Others

8       Deployment type: Market Size & Analysis

8.1             Overview

8.2             BFSI

8.3             Government

8.4          Healthcare

8.5          Manufacturing

8.6          Others

9       Regions: Market Size & Analysis 

9.1             Overview

9.2             Americas

9.3             Europe

9.4            Asia Pacific

9.5            MEa

10     Competitive Analysis 

10.1           Overview

10.2           M2SYS Technology

10.3           Apple

10.4           3M Cogent

10.5           Crossmatch

Includes other major vendors

11     Vendor Profiles*

11.1           M2SYS Technology

11.2           Apple

11.3           3M Cogent

11.4           Crossmatch

Includes other major vendors

12     Companies to Watch for # 

13     Expert’s Views 




* Vendor profiles will include: overview, business units, geographical revenue, recent developments, business focus, SWOT, and business strategy

# Companies to watch for will include small private players present in the market

Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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