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Biometrics

DateOct, 2006
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Abstract:

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biometrics in Thousands of US$. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), The Middle East, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2000 through 2010. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics.


Table of contents:

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Afis (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) I-3
  • Non-Afis/Finger Scan I-4
  • Hand Geometry I-4
  • Iris/Retinal Scan I-4
  • Facial Recognition I-4
  • Voice Recognition I-4
  • Signature Identification I-4
  • Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms I-4

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Introduction to Biometrics Industry II-1

  • Significance of Biometrics II-1
  • Market Drivers II-2
  • Other Market Propellers II-2
  • Factors Influencing the Market II-2
  • Challenges of the Global Biometric Market II-3
  • Psychological Factors II-3
  • Costs II-3
  • Less Expensive Alternatives II-3
  • Standards II-3
  • Biometrics Market Participants II-4
  • Device Suppliers II-4
  • Solution Providers II-4
  • Algorithm Providers II-4

2. Global Market Overview II-5

  • Biometrics Market: Surging Ahead II-5
  • Industry Facts & Figures II-5
  • Regional Perspective II-5
  • The United States: The Largest Market II-5
  • Japan: Potential Market II-6
  • Europe: Second Largest Market II-6
  • Asia-Pacific: Emerging Market II-6
  • The Middle East: A Promising Market II-6

3. Future of Biometrics II-7

  • Biometrics Prepares for Widespread Adoption II-7
  • Key Issues in Biometric Industry II-7
  • Opportunities and Projections II-7
  • Network Security: A Potential Arena II-7
  • Poised to Play a Vital Role in Healthcare Industry II-8
  • Biometrics Revenues in Financial Services II-8
  • Biometrics Attract New Players II-8

4. Major Trends & Issues II-9

  • Potential Opportunities for Biometric AuthenticationTechnology II-9
  • Stringent Governmental Laws to Boost Future Biometric Market II-9
  • High Volume Potential and Niche Segments Offer Significant Opportunities II-9
  • Increasing R&D Spending Aids in Improved Finger-Scan Products II-10
  • Hand Geometry Technology Resists Alternate Biometric Technologies II-10
  • Japanese and European Companies Joining Hands to Promote Biometrics II-10
  • Biometrics Play a Major Role in Security II-10
  • Globalization - Boosting the Biometrics Market II-11
  • Forgery of Fingerprints - A Major Issue II-11
  • Challenges Faced by Silicon Chip Fingerprint Sensor Manufacturers II-11

5. Technology Overview II-12

  • A Peek into the History II-12
  • Working of Biometrics II-12
  • Physiological and Behavioral Characteristics II-12
  • Verification and Identification II-13
  • The Emerging Technologies II-13
  • Identification Using Skin Characteristics II-13
  • DNA Biometrics II-14
  • Gait Recognition II-14
  • Smell Recognition II-14
  • Ear-Pattern Recognition II-14

6. Biometrics Methodologies - An Overview II-15

  • A. Fingerprint Identification: The Most Widely Used Biometric Technology II-15
  • Background II-15
  • Technical Overview II-15
  • Minutiae -based and Correlation-based Technique II-16
  • Fingerprint Classification II-16
  • Fingerprint Image Enhancement II-16
  • How It Works? II-16
  • Fingerprint Imaging Technology II-16
  • Optical Technology II-16
  • Capacitive Technology II-16
  • Form Factor II-17
  • Applications II-17
  • Challenges Facing Fingerprint Technology II-17
  • Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) II-17
  • Table 1: World Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) Market (2001 & 2003): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for SAGEM, Motorola (Printrak), NEC Technologies, Cogent Systems and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
  • Non-AFIS/Finger Scan II-18
  • Fingerprint in Comparison with Finger-Scan II-18
  • Growth Drivers & Enablers II-19
  • Growth Inhibitors II-19
  • Market Size and Forecasts II-19
  • B. Hand Geometry II-20
  • Overview II-20
  • Description about the system II-20
  • Mechanical or Image-edge detection II-20
  • Applicability of hand geometry systems II-20
  • Strengths & Weaknesses II-21
  • Strengths II-21
  • Weaknesses II-21
  • Market Size and Forecasts II-21
  • C. Iris/Retinal Scan II-21
  • Iris Scan- The Most Accurate Biometrics Authentication Method II-21
  • Overview II-21
  • Iris Recognition - One of the Most Accurate Authentication Systems II-22
  • Operations/Types II-22
  • Active Recognition System II-22
  • Passive Recognition System II-22
  • The Algorithms II-23
  • Precisions II-23
  • Enrollment & Identification II-23
  • Applications II-23
  • Challenges II-24
  • Retinal Scan II-24
  • Overview II-24
  • Application Areas II-24
  • Challenges to Retinal Scan II-25
  • Market Size and Forecasts II-25
  • D. Facial Recognition II-25
  • Overview II-25
  • Types of Facial Recognition Technology II-25
  • Eigenfaces II-25
  • Functionality II-26
  • Key Considerations II-26
  • Local Feature Analysis II-26
  • Key Considerations II-26
  • 3-D Mapping II-27
  • Key Considerations II-27
  • Neural Networks II-27
  • Functionality II-27
  • Key Considerations II-27
  • Thermal Imaging II-28
  • Key Considerations II-28
  • Application Areas II-28
  • Market Size and Forecasts II-29
  • E. Voice Recognition II-29
  • Overview II-29
  • Application Areas II-29
  • Strengths and Weaknesses II-30
  • Drawbacks II-30
  • Market Size and Forecasts II-30
  • F. Signature Identification II-30
  • Overview II-30
  • Application Areas II-30
  • Strengths & Weaknesses II-31
  • Strengths II-31
  • Weaknesses II-31
  • Market Size and Forecasts II-31
  • G. Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms II-32
  • Overview II-32
  • Application Areas II-32
  • Technological Issues II-32
  • Market Size and Forecasts II-32

7. Performance Evaluation of Technologies II-33

  • Comparative Analysis of Biometrics Technologies: A Qualitative Comparison of Available Technologies II-33

8. Middleware - An Emerging Technology II-34

  • Table 2: World Current & Future Analysis for Middleware in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

9. Biometrics Applications - Diverse & Expanding II-35

  • i) Vertical Industries II-35
  • A. Law Enforcement - The Largest End-user II-35
  • Immigration II-35
  • Prisons II-35
  • B. Government Sector II-35
  • C. Financial Sector II-35
  • D. Healthcare II-36
  • Healthcare Regulations Propel the Use of Biometrics II-36
  • Companies Providing Healthcare Biometrics II-36
  • Affinitex II-36
  • Biometric Access Corporation II-37
  • Bioscrypt II-37
  • Conduit Healthcare Solutions II-37
  • HSB Cards and Card Systems II-37
  • Informer Systems Limited (ISL) II-37
  • Keyware Technologies II-37
  • Saflink II-37
  • Sony Electronics II-38
  • Zerco II-38
  • E. Travel and Immigration II-38
  • Making Air Travel Safer II-38
  • Travel and Tourism II-38
  • ii) Application Areas II-39
  • A. Criminal Identification II-39
  • B. Retail/ATM/Point of Sale II-39
  • C. Internet and Computer Network Security II-39
  • Role of Biometrics in E-commerce Security II-39
  • Securing Personal Internet Transactions II-40
  • Biometrics in Multi-Layered Network Security Infrastructure II-40
  • D. Physical Access/Time and Attendance II-40
  • Physical Access II-40
  • Time & Attendance II-40
  • E. Citizen Identification II-41
  • Public Identity Cards II-41
  • Biometrics in Passports, Visas, Travel Documents II-41
  • Italy Formulates Biometrics Strategy for CitizenshipCard II-42
  • F. Covert Surveillance II-42
  • iii) Other Application Sectors II-42
  • Biometrics in Car II-42
  • Biometrics in Weapons II-42
  • Biometrics in Schools II-42

10. Biometrics Standards II-43

  • Significance of Standards in the Industry II-43
  • Organizations/ Standards Governing the Use of Biometrics II-43
  • Biometrics Consortium II-43
  • International Biometrics Industry Association (IBIA) II-43
  • Commercial Biometrics Developers' Consortium (CBDC) II-44
  • National Biometric Test Center (NBTC) II-44
  • National Biometric Security Project (NBSP) II-44
  • Biometrics Working Group (BWG) II-44
  • International Association for Biometrics (iAfB) II-44
  • International Biometric Foundation (IBF) II-44
  • European Biometrics Forum (EBF) II-44
  • Biometrics Security Consortium (BSC) II-45
  • Nederlands Biometrie Forum (NBF) II-45
  • Standards for Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems II-45

11. Price and Marketing Dynamics II-46

  • High Costs Restrict Penetration II-46
  • Advanced Technologies Lower Costs II-46

12. Product Innovations/Introductions II-47

  • AuthenTec Launches Next Generation TrueNav® for Cellular Phones II-47
  • AuthenTec Unveils EntrePad 1610 II-47
  • BIO-key Introduces True User Identification® Rapid Deployment Kit II-47
  • BIO-key Introduces Biometric log-on to its MobileCop™ and InfoServer Products II-48
  • BIO-key Releases Fingerprint Identification System, IdentityMatch™ II-48
  • BIO-key and identiMetrics Launch identiFi™1.4 II-48
  • Bioscrypt Launches Advanced Version of VeriSoft Access Manager™II-49
  • Biometric Security Ltd. Releases New Version of VoiceVault II-49
  • BioPassword Releases BioPassword® Internet Edition II-49
  • CIC Releases Sign-it® to Enable Integrasys' Processing Solutions II-49
  • CIC Launches Sign-it for Application in Adobe Live Cycle II-50
  • CIC Launches the Newest Biometric Signature Solution II-50
  • BIO-key International and Living Software to Launch New Biometric Solution II-50
  • Fujitsu Releases Latest Fingerprint Verification Solution II-51
  • Fujitsu Unveils PalmSecure™II-51
  • HLS and IDS Launch Biometric Encryption Product II-51
  • Precise Biometrics Releases Latest Biometric Card II-52
  • Pay By Touch Unveils New Online Product II-52
  • Saflink Launches New 2.0 Version of EntryPoint II-52
  • Sensory Introduces RSC-4x RPM II-53
  • Sensory Unveils FluentChip 2.0 II-53
  • Siemens Communications Develops SmartMatcher Biometric Algorithm II-53
  • TeleData Introduces T3 Viometrics II-53
  • ABN AMRO Introduces Voice Verification in Telephone Banking II-54
  • Biolink Releases Software Development Kit v5.2 II-54
  • FacePrint to Launch EZ-FACE 3D, a Facial Imagery Software II-54
  • US Biometrics Introduces CentralQ™II-55
  • Bioscrypt Releases VeriSoft Access Manager USB Flash Drive Edition II-55
  • A4Vision Launches A4 SecureSite and Vision 3Di II-56
  • A4Vision Introduces Vision Access 3D Face Reader II-56
  • Pantech Releases Biometric Cell Phone Powered by AuthenTec Sensor II-56
  • Sensory Releases RSC-464 IC Speech Recognition II-56
  • MicroController II-57
  • Motorola Introduces New Identity Management Solutions II-57
  • Identix Launches TouchPrint Enhanced Definition 3000 Series II-57
  • Motorola Launches Printrak LiveScan Product Line II-57
  • SimonsVoss Unveils Digital Locking and Organization System 3060 II-57
  • Musicrypt Launches DMDS in the US II-58
  • Iridian and IrisGuard Launches IG-H100 Iris Recognition Camera II-58
  • AuthenTec Unveils EntréPad 1510, a Fingerprint Sensor II-58
  • Motorola Adds New Portfolio of Biometric Identity Management Products II-58
  • Viisage Introduces Biometric Products, Obtains Patent for Advanced Technology II-58
  • BioGuard Unleashes BioSchool Biometric Solution II-59
  • Pantech Unveils Biometric Mobile Phone with AuthenTec's Fingerprint Sensor II-59
  • Wacom Unveils Biometric Signature Verification for Mobile Phones II-59
  • Protocom Launches SSO for Novell II-59
  • Secure Signature Systems Unveils 'Bio-Pen' in the UK II-59
  • Hitachi Develops Outdoor-Use Finger Vein Biometrics System II-60
  • CEM Systems Installs Bioscrypt's V-Flex™Biometric Access Control Fingerprint Readers II-60
  • IBM Develops New Identity Management Security Solution II-60
  • TSA Introduces Prototype Phase of New Biometric Bioscrypt Launches MV-LiteModule II-61
  • SAFLINK® Corporation Launches SAFcard™and SAFpassage™II-61
  • Viisage Introduces Viisage PROOF™1.0 II-61
  • Iridian Technologies Makes a Novel Breakthrough II-61
  • Acroprint Introduces Biometric HandPunch Technology II-61
  • Viisage Releases Upgraded Versions of Biometric Products II-62
  • Identix Launches ABIS™ Web-Based Automated Biometric Identification System II-62
  • Identix Unveils Touchprint™3000 Series II-62
  • BIO-key Launches Latest Versions of WEB-key II-62
  • Delean Vision Unveils Visual Skin Print and DV Secure Login II-62
  • BioPay Launches BioPay 4.0 Software II-63
  • AuthenTec, Inc. Unveils EntrePad AES35002 II-63
  • Synaptics, Inc., AuthenTec Ink Technology Pact2 II-63
  • Precise Biometrics Launches Precise BioMatch (TM) M II-64
  • Hewlett-Packard Co., Launches iPAQ 5450 II-64
  • Security Biometrics, Inc. Introduces BIOSign II-64
  • Kronos ®, Inc. Releases Upgraded Version of Kronos 4500 Touch ID(tm) Terminal II-64
  • Security Biometrics Introduces Signature Authentication Tool II-65
  • Siemens Integrates Three Biometrics into Smart Cards II-65
  • HID Corp. and BIO-key International Introduce New Product II-65
  • Navigator Biometric Introduces Access Control System II-65
  • Fujitsu Introduces Mobile Fingerprint Ids II-65
  • SchlumbergerSema Integrates Fingerprinting into Smart Cards II-65
  • Image Metrics Introduces Face Recognition Module II-65
  • Imagis Technologies Introduces Version 8 SoftwareDevelopment Kit II-66
  • New Kit Enables Integration of Keystroke Dynamics II-66
  • Biometric Access Corporation Launches Retail Checkout Biometrics II-66
  • Biometric Access Corporation Introduces Finger Image Reader II-66
  • Fujitsu Microelectronics America Introduces MBF300 Sweep Sensor II-67
  • New Fingerprint Sensors for Automotive Applications from Fujitsu II-67
  • Identix Introduces Single Fingerprint Readers II-67
  • Affinitex Introduces New Version of VeriMe II-67
  • Affinitex Launches Manatee™CCOW Context Manager II-67
  • Motorola Introduces CivilScan Station 1000TM II-68
  • Advancements in Biometric Finger Identification Security Solutions II-68
  • ICLASS II-68
  • BIO-key and Oracle Develop Biometric Technology Solution II-69
  • SAFLink Introduces Enterprise Edition for Windows® II-69
  • Geometrix Announces FaceVision™3D Identification Systems II-70
  • FaceVision 200 Series 3D Identification System II-70
  • FaceVision 600 Series 3D Identification System II-70
  • Ingersoll-Rand Develops Dual Biometrics Product II-70
  • Ultra-Scan Develops Fingerprint Scanner Combined with Smart Card Reader II-71
  • Ultra-Scan Offers Fingerprint ID Solutions II-71
  • CIC Delivers First Electronic Signature Offering for AutoCAD II-71
  • Aculab Makes a Foray with Speaker Verification Software II-71
  • Precise Biometrics Integrates Fingerprinting into Smart Cards II-72
  • AcSys Biometrics Introduces Face-Recognition Products II-72
  • Nucleonix Develops Biometric Solutions II-72
  • NEC Develops Facial Recognition System II-72
  • Viisage Technology Introduces System for Airport Security II-72
  • Neurotechnologija Ltd. Releases Biometric Embedded Development Kit II-72
  • Smarte Carte and the TSA Roll Out New Biometric Technology II-72
  • HSB Displays New Card Systems II-73
  • Vicon Introduces Facematch Facial Recognition and Area Surveillance Systems II-73
  • Visionics Introduces FaceIt Facial Recognition Technology II-73
  • Retinal Technologies Introduces Retinal Scanning Technology II-73
  • LG Electronics Unveils New Iris Access 3000 II-73
  • Symtron Technology Introduces Face Recognition Software II-74
  • Kronos Expands Product Portfolio, Offers Biometric Hand Geometry Solution II-74
  • Net Nanny New Tool Reads Typing Rhythms II-74

13. Recent Industry Activity II-75

  • L-1 Identity Acquires SpecTal LLC II-75
  • Viisage Acquires Iridian Technologies II-75
  • Viisage Technology Acquires SecuriMetrics II-75
  • Viisage Technology Merges with Identix Incorporated II-75
  • A4Vision Forms OEM Partnership with Motorola II-76
  • Hypercom Teams Up with Communication Intelligence Corporation II-76
  • Identix Collaborates with Sagem Defense Securite II-76
  • Precise Biometrics Joins Forces with Smart Unicorn Group II-76
  • Bioscrypt Collaborates with Melillo to Provide VeriSoft Access Manager II-77
  • BIO-key International and Oracle Collaborate for the Launch of New ID Director II-77
  • ImageWare Enables HP with Biometric Identity Management Solutions II-77
  • Precise Biometrics Signs Agreement with Oki Electric Industry II-77
  • CIC Enters into Agreement with eCom Asia Pacific II-78
  • A4Vision Signs a Distribution Agreement with Bannerbridge II-78
  • Diaphonics Signs an Agreement with Courion Corporation II-78
  • Sequiam Biometrics Enters into a Ten-Year Long Agreement with Quasar II-79
  • CyberKey Solutions Enters into Agreement with Sequiam Biometrics II-79
  • Biometric Security Signs a Contract with Ogilvy Public Relations II-79
  • Sequiam Inks Distribution and Manufacturing Pact with CJCC II-79
  • Motorola Bags a Contract from Delaware State Police II-80
  • CyberKey Solutions Signs MoU with a Major Biometrics Technology Provider II-80
  • Sagem Défense SécuritéSigns Contract with the Croatian Government II-80
  • Siemens Business Services Inks Contract with Croatian Ministry II-80
  • RNEC Signs Contract with Sagem Défense SécuritéII-81
  • Veridicom and PC Mall Corporation Sign Agreement II-81
  • Saflink Enters into a Reseller Partnership Agreement with ImageWare II-81
  • Sagem Défense SécuritéSigns Pact with Finnish Police II-82
  • Neven Vision Licenses Identification Technology to NTT DoCoMo II-82
  • Precise Biometrics Procures License Order for Precise Match-on-Card™II-82
  • Sequiam Dispatches BioVault 2.0 in Response to $2.25 Million-Worth Purchase Order II-82
  • Precise Biometrics' Technology to be Used by Scandinavian Airlines II-83
  • Biometric Security to Expand VoiceVault Voice Verification System II-83
  • A4Vision and Swiss Interflex AG Deploy Biometrics Project II-83
  • A4Vision's 3D Facial Recognition Technology Deployed in DHS's FPS II-84
  • A4Vision's 3D Facial Recognition Technology Selected for Display II-84
  • Liska Biometry's BIN™to be Used by iQsafe II-84
  • Axalto to Provide Biometric Cards to Assist the Qatari National Identification Drive II-84
  • Bio-key Bags a Contract from AAMC II-85
  • Lenovo Chooses EntrePad 1610, Biometric Fingerprint Sensors of AuthenTec II-85
  • Targa Opts for AuthenTec Fingerprint Sensor EntrePad 2501A II-85
  • MPC Integrates EntrePad 2501A in New TransPort T2400 Notebook II-86
  • Privaris Opts for EntrePad 2510 Fingerprint Sensors II-86
  • Fujitsu Siemens Deploys AuthenTec Fingerprint Sensors II-86
  • Bioscrypt Opts for UPEK's Fingerprint Sensor for PIV PAC Reader II-86
  • ASUSTeK Selects VeriSoft Application of Bioscrypt II-86
  • Group 4 Securicor Opts for TSSI's Fingerprint Verification Technology II-87
  • Lenel Incorporates Bioscrypt's VeriSoft Access Manager into its Products II-87
  • LG Selects Biometric Sensors for Use in Notebook Computers II-87
  • Motorola Completes Two-Phase Process to Upgrade AFIS II-87
  • BIO-key Secures Patent for Biometric Security System II-88
  • Precise Biometrics Acquires Loqware Sweden II-88
  • Sagem Défense Acquires ORGA II-88
  • Precise Biometrics Acquires Fyrplus Teknik II-88
  • Viisage Takes Over IBT II-89
  • Viisage Technology Acquires OMG's AutoTest Division II-89
  • Viisage Technology Partners with Motorola II-89
  • Viisage Technology Partners with Cross Match II-89
  • Bioscrypt Partners with Axalto II-90
  • Sequiam, and BioMetAccess Co. Enter into a Technology and Sales Agreement II-90
  • Precise Biometrics Licenses Match-On-Card Technology II-90
  • Pacific Biometrics Inc. Signs Stock and Asset Purchase Management Agreements II-90
  • Identix Bags Contract from TxDPS for Biometric Technology II-91
  • Visiphor Bags a Second Contract from the US-Based DHS II-91
  • Identix Bags DHS Order for TouchPrint Live Scan Systems II-91
  • Identix Bags ABIS Order from Middle East Country II-92
  • Identix Receives Order for FaceIt Face Recognition Technology II-92
  • Acsys Selects Wizzard and AT&T's 'Natural Voices' for Biometric Products II-92
  • RAIC Project Selects Bioscrypt V-Smart Readers II-92
  • Great Basin Bank of Nevada Deploys VeriSoft Access Manager of Bioscrypt II-92
  • Diaphonics' Spike Server Selected by the International Bank of Miami II-93
  • Precise Biometrics Expands into the UK II-93
  • Essar Selects Bioscrypt's V-Smart™Solution to Tighten Access Control II-93
  • Motorola Installs a New Biometrics Solution for the Police Department in Herzegovina and Bosnia II-93
  • VoiceVault Changes to Biometric Security Limited II-93
  • Veridicom Acquires Technology Tool Developer, Cavio II-94
  • Viisage Concludes Acquisition of ZN Vision Technologies AG II-94
  • Pay by Touch Acquires ATM Direct II-94
  • Identix Acquires Sylvan Identix Fingerprint Centers, LLC II-94
  • Identix Acquires Delean Vision Worldwide, Inc's Technology II-94
  • Galton Ventures with HeXA LB to Develop Biometric-Friendly Film II-95
  • Bell ID Joins Fargo Technology Alliance II-95
  • Biometrics 2000 Corporation Inks Strategic Partnership with Orasis International II-95
  • Xilinx and Pixel Velocity Collaborate II-95
  • Fujitsu, Silex Technology Signs New Reseller Agreement Over Fingerprint Authentication II-95
  • Viisage Gets a Contract Extension from Wisconsin Department of Transportation II-96
  • SAFLINK Obtains CSC Contract for DoD's Project II-96
  • Beget Enters Global Biometrics Market II-96
  • Veridicom Ties Up with Montada II-96
  • Precise Biometrics Delivers Technology to VingCard Marine II-96
  • IBG Bags $1.7 Million Contract II-96
  • Precise Biometrics Enters Into Agreement With Silex Technology II-97
  • CICC Enters into Licensing Agreement with InfoPro Digital Tech (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. II-97
  • AKSIS & CIC Enters into Licensing Agreement II-97
  • Precise Biometrics AB and CoreStreet Enters into Agreement II-97
  • SACECU Provides Laptops with Biometrics II-98
  • Ohio's DRC Steps Up Security Levels II-98
  • SAGEM Acquires LEICA VECTRONIX'S Optronics Activity for Defense... II-98
  • Bio-key and ClassifEye form Joint Venture II-98
  • SAGEM and DASSAULT AVIATION in a Joint Venture... II-99
  • BIO-key and Netegrity in Partnership for Security System II-99
  • BIO-key and Biocon X in Partnership for Advanced Fingerprint Solutions II-99
  • Viisage Enters into Strategic Alliance with Firstec II-99
  • AcSys Biometrics and iView Systems Forge Alliance with Merlin Technologies... II-99
  • National Semiconductor and Validity, Inc. Form an Alliance... II-99
  • Sagem Forms an Alliance with Iridian Technologies, Inc... II-99
  • Identix and Sentillion's Partnership Makes Foray into Healthcare II-100
  • Viisage Obtains New York State DSS Contract II-100
  • BIO-key and HP Sign Agreement for Federal Government Security Project II-100
  • BIO-key and E-Corporation Global Provide ID Technology to Latin American Banks II-100
  • BIO-key and Politec Sign VAR Agreement II-100
  • Identix Wins Five-Year Blanket Purchase Agreement from CIS and DHS II-101
  • Identix Secures Contract from Oregon Police Bureau II-101
  • Precise Biometrics to Supply for US Project... II-101
  • SAGEM to Supply Biometric Smart Card System to United Arab Emirates... II-101
  • Sagem and Gemplus Collaborate to Develop Biometric and Smart Card Technology... II-101
  • Precise Biometrics AB and Datakey, Inc. Ink License Pact... II-101
  • AcSys Biometrics Corporation, BIO-Key International, Inc. Ink Cross Licensing Agreement II-102
  • Bioscrypt Receives Order from Keri Systems... II-102
  • BIO-key International, Inc. Bags US Orders... II-102
  • Identix, Inc. Bags a Purchase Order from Department of Defense... II-102
  • North Florida Medical Centers, Inc. (NFMC) Selects SAFLINK Biometrics... II-103
  • Sagem to Develop CB bank cards for Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB... II-103
  • Datadesk Technologies Establishes eMedRx, Inc. in Canada II-103
  • Global Profile Services Selects BIO-key's Technology for Identity Theft Prevention II-103
  • Identix's Biometric Technology in HID's bioCLASS Products II-103
  • SAFLINK Acquires Physical Access Biometric Technology II-104
  • Digital Biometrics Inc. and Visionics Corporation Merge Together... II-104
  • Identix and Visionics Corporation Merge Together ... II-104
  • US-based Advanced Biometrics Merges with Electronic Identification... II-105
  • Viisage Technology Acquires LAU Security Systems... II-105
  • Honeywell and Visionics Corporation Ink Marketing Alliance... II-105
  • Security Biometrics Inc. in Partnership Agreement with Wondernet Ltd... II-105
  • ILI Technologies Collaborates with Omron of Japan... II-106
  • TSSI and CIS Aberdeen Limited Forge Alliance... II-106
  • TSSI in Alliance with Texas Instruments and Third Millennium... II-106
  • Precise Biometrics Expands Cooperation with Activ Card... II-106
  • Bioscrypt and AiT Forge Alliance... II-106
  • AiT and Chrysalis-ITS in Technical Partnership... II-107
  • BIO-key International Join Efforts with Hitachi Team... II-107
  • SAFLINK Corporation as Member of the Citrix Business Alliance... II-107
  • BioNetrix and CIC to Provide Signature Solutions in Partnership... II-107
  • Interlink Electronics to Develop Electronic Signature Solution Jointly with Valyd, Inc. II-108
  • Honeywell and BNA Platform Enter into a Collaborative Alliance... II-108
  • Viisage Technology Forges Alliance with Unisys... II-108
  • Visionics Announces Strategic Alliance with ADT Security Services... II-108
  • Viisage Technology to Develop Digital Driver's License System in Rhode Island... II-109
  • AXCESS and AcSys Biometrics Market Joint Solution... II-109
  • TriStar Signs VAR Agreement with AcSys Biometrics... II-109
  • AcSys to Provide Engineering Support to Unisys... II-109
  • Precise Receives Order for Fingerprint Readers from US DOD... II-109
  • IdentAlink Signs Agreement with Epinet Communications... II-109
  • Brazilian Top Data Forges Partnership with TSSI ... II-110
  • Viisage Technology Licenses Face Recognition Solution... II-110
  • Visionics Corporation Receives Order for Facial Recognition Systems... II-110
  • Identix Receives Orders for Fingerprint System... II-110
  • Identix Public Sector Wins Contract Worth US$5.3 Million... II-110
  • Identix Receives US$4 Million Order from US Military... II-110
  • Identix Secures Contract from Ontario Police Department... II-110
  • Identix Secures US$265,000 Order for Enterprise Live Scan Solution... II-111
  • Precise Biometrics and SAFLink Software Solution Sign Contract... II-111
  • Precise Biometrics Signs Distribution Agreement... II-111
  • Sigma and HSB in Co-Operation Agreement for Smart Card solutions... II-111
  • HSB to Supply Services to Public Record Offices in Netherlands... II-111
  • AiT Wins CAD$1.1 Million Contract... II-112
  • AiT Secures Order for PAX Reader from Macau... II-112
  • SAFLINK and BIO-key Firm-up Agreement... II-112
  • Bio-key International to Secure Records at Monarch Medical... II-112
  • BIO-key International Inks Agreements with Three U.S. Government Agencies... II-113
  • SAFLink Wins Contract for Department of Defense Smart Card Program... II-113
  • SAFLINK to Supply Solution to LA Firemen's Credit Union... II-113
  • Viisage Secures License Contract from the State of Delaware... II-113
  • Viisage Secures Digital Driver's License Contract... II-113
  • Viisage to Deploy Solution at Middlesex County Sheriff's Office... II-114
  • Viisage Secures US$2.4 Million Facial Recognition Contract... II-114
  • Viisage Wins Contract from US Department of State... II-114
  • Motorola Plans Facial Recognition Capabilities for Mobiles... II-114
  • IBM and E-Com to Integrate CIC's Biometric Technology on Laptops in Asia Pacific... II-114
  • Merlin Partners with iView Systems... II-115
  • Security Biometrics Signs Distribution Agreement with Walker Group... II-115
  • Precise Biometrics Secures Order in the US... II-115
  • Viisage Technology Wins Contract from US DOD... II-115
  • Communication Intelligence Corp to Secure e-Payments for CardinalCommerce... II-115
  • Imagis Technologies Establishes Office in Asia Pacific... II-115
  • Precise Biometrics and I/O Software Sign Memorandum of Understanding II-115
  • Precise Biometrics Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Keycorp II-116
  • Precise Biometrics Supplies Danish Air Force... II-116
  • Precise Biometrics Expands Cooperation with ActivCard... II-116
  • Viisage Receives Support from DOD... II-116
  • Visionics and Graphco Technologies Integrate Technology... II-116
  • OSI Systems Acquires Stake in Imagis Technologies Inc... II-116
  • Mytec Acquires Biometric Identification Inc... II-117
  • CKI Forms Biometrics Joint Venture with Coulomb Holdings... II-117
  • Raytheon in Marketing Alliance with Visionics Facial Recognition... II-117
  • Visionics and Loronix to Integrate Facial Recognition Technology to Digital Video Platform... II-117
  • Visionics in Promotional Alliance with Arinc, Inc... II-118
  • Visionics and WeSpot to Integrate Recognition Technologies... II-118
  • NICE Systems and Visionics in Technological Alliance II-118
  • SMO Multimedia Forges Alliance with Imagis Technologies II-118
  • bioSecure Signs Distributor Agreement with Imagis Technologies... II-118
  • Visionics to Supply Facial Recognition System to Two International Airports in the US... II-119
  • Viisage Wins Contract from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office in Florida... II-119
  • Fujitsu Forays Into Fingerprint Sensor Business... II-119
  • Siemens Joins ekey-Consortium... II-119
  • Interlink Electronics and Cyber Sign to Develop Electronic Signature Solutions... II-119
  • Viisage Technology Signs Agreement with Global Cash Access... II-119
  • Musicrypt.com Licenses Net Nanny International's Encryption Technology II-120

14. Focus on Select Players II-121

  • 3M-AiT, Ltd. (Canada) II-121
  • A4Vision (US) II-121
  • AcSys Biometrics Corp. (Canada) II-121
  • AuthenTec, Inc. (US) II-122
  • BIO-key International, Inc. (US) II-122
  • Biometric Access Corporation (US) II-122
  • Biometric Security Limited (UK) II-122
  • Bioscrypt Inc. (Canada) II-123
  • Cogent Systems (US) II-123
  • Communication Intelligence Corporation (US) II-124
  • Diaphonics Inc. (Canada) II-124
  • Fujitsu Microelectronics America (US) II-124
  • L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. (US) II-125
  • Identix, Inc. (US) II-125
  • Viisage Technology, Inc. (US) II-126
  • Iridian Technologies, Inc./Securimetrics (US) II-126
  • Motorola (US) II-126
  • Printrak International, Inc II-127
  • NEC Corporation of America (US) II-127
  • Precise Biometrics (Sweden) II-127
  • SAFLINK Corporation (US) II-128
  • SAGEM Defense Securite (France) II-128
  • Sensory Inc. (US) II-128
  • Siemens AG (Germany) II-129
  • TSSI (UK) II-129
  • Veridicom, Inc. (US) II-130
  • Visiphor Corporation (Canada) II-130

15. Global Market Perspective II-131

  • Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-131
  • Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-131
  • Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for AFIS by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-132
  • Table 6: World 10-Year Perspective for AFIS by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-132
  • Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Non-AFIS/Finger Scan Technology by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-133
  • Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for Non-AFIS/Finger Scan Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-133
  • Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Hand Geometry Identification Technology by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-134
  • Table 10: World 10-Year Perspective for Hand Geometry Identification Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-134
  • Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Iris/ Retinal Scan Technology by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently nalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-135
  • Table 12: World 10-Year Perspective for Iris/Retinal Scan Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-135
  • Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Facial Recognition Technology by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-136
  • Table 14: World 10-Year Perspective for Facial Recognition Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-136
  • Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Voice Recognition Technology by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-137
  • Table 16: World 10-Year Perspective for Voice Recognition Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-137
  • Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Signature Verification Technology by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138
  • Table 18: World 10-Year Perspective for Signature Verification Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138
  • Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Identification Technology by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-139
  • Table 20: World 10-Year Perspective for Keystroke Dynamics/ Typing Rhythms Identification Technology by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-139
  • Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics (Excluding AFIS) by End-Use Segments - Government/ Civil, Financial, Computer & Network Security, Access Control/Time & Attendance, Healthcare and Other End-Use Application Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140
  • Table 22: World 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics (Excluding AFIS) by End-Use Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Government/Civil, Financial, Computer & Network Security, Access Control/Time & Attendance, Healthcare and Other End-Use Application Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/ Chart) II-140

III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1

  • A. Market Analysis III-1
  • Biometrics Market at a Glance - The Prognosis III-1
  • New Opportunities for Biometrics Future III-1
  • Electronic Access Control Systems in the US III-1
  • Product Launches III-1
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-11
  • Key Players III-39
  • A4Vision III-39
  • AuthenTec, Inc III-39
  • BIO-key International, Inc. III-40
  • Biometric Access Corporation III-40
  • Cogent Systems III-40
  • Communication Intelligence Corporation III-41
  • Fujitsu Microelectronics America III-41
  • L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. III-41
  • Identix, Inc. (US) III-42
  • Viisage Technology, Inc. (US) III-42
  • Iridian Technologies, Inc./Securimetrics (US) III-42
  • Motorola III-43
  • Printrak International, Inc III-43
  • NEC Corporation of America III-43
  • Recognition Systems, Inc. III-44
  • SAFLINK Corporation III-44
  • SecuGen Corporation III-44
  • Sensory Inc III-45
  • Ultra-Scan Corporation III-45
  • Veridicom III-45
  • B. Market Analytics III-46
  • Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics by Technology- AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification, and Keystroke Dynamics/ Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46
  • Table 24: US 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification, and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

2. Canada III-48

  • A. Market Analysis III-48
  • Canadian Government to Deploy Biometric Technology III-48
  • Product Launches III-48
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-49
  • Key Players III-52
  • 3M-AiT, Ltd. III-52
  • AcSys Biometrics Corp. III-53
  • Bioscrypt Inc. III-53
  • Diaphonics Inc. III-53
  • Visiphor Corp. III-54
  • B. Market Analytics III-54
  • Table 25: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics by Technology- AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/ Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54
  • Table 26: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

3. Japan III-56

  • A. Market Analysis III-56
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-56
  • B. Market Analytics III-57
  • Table 27: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics by Technology- AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/ Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57
  • Table 28: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms) Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

4. Europe III-59

  • A. Market Analysis III-59
  • Biometrics Market - On the Growth Path III-59
  • Europe - A Potential Hub for Biometrics III-59
  • Biometrics - Widening its Scope III-59
  • Access Control Market - A Profile III-60
  • The Constituents of Access Control Industry III-60
  • The Untapped Market Potential III-60
  • Face Recognition Technologies to Gain Momentum III-60
  • Lengthy Approval Process Hinders Biometrics' Growth III-61
  • Theft of Biometric Data - A Major Concern III-61
  • B. Market Analytics III-61
  • Table 29: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics by Geographic Regions - France, Germany, United Kingdom, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61
  • Table 30: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics by Technology- AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62
  • Table 31: European 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, United Kingdom, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62
  • Table 32: European 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

4a. France III-64

  • A. Market Analysis III-64
  • Biometric ID Cards Market Scenario III-64
  • Access Control Market In France III-64
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-64
  • SAGEM Defense Securite - The Leading Player III-67
  • B. Market Analytics III-67
  • Table 33: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics by Technology- AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/ Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67
  • Table 34: French 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms) Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

4b. Germany III-69

  • A. Market Analysis III-69
  • Biometric Industry in Germany III-69
  • Industry Concentration III-69
  • A SWOT Analysis of German Biometrics III-69
  • Strengths III-69
  • Weaknesses III-69
  • Opportunities III-70
  • Threats III-70
  • Outlook III-70
  • Electronic Access Control - The Parent Industry III-71
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-71
  • Siemens AG - A Key Player III-72
  • B. Market Analytics III-73
  • Table 35: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics by Technology- AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/ Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73
  • Table 36: German 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

4c. The United Kingdom III-75

  • A. Market Analysis III-75
  • Biometric Passports and ID Cards III-75
  • Product Launches III-75
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-76
  • Key Players III-78
  • Biometric Security Limited III-78
  • TSSI III-79
  • B. Market Analytics III-80
  • Table 37: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biometrics by Technology- AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/ Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80
  • Table 38: UK 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

4d. Rest of Europe III-82

  • A. Market Analysis III-82
  • Overview of Select Markets III-82
  • Spain III-82
  • Biometric-Based National ID Cards III-82
  • Access Control Systems - Market Overview III-82
  • Smart Cards - The Popular Identification Methodology III-82
  • Italy III-82
  • Biometric Passports in Italy III-82
  • Russia III-83
  • Market For Biometric Technologies Picking Up III-83
  • Product Launches III-83
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-83
  • Precise Biometrics (Sweden) - A Key Player III-90
  • B. Market Analytics III-91
  • Table 39: Rest of Europe Market for Biometrics -Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Technologyfor AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91
  • Table 40: Rest of European 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92

5. Asia-Pacific III-93

  • A. Market Analysis III-93
  • South Korea III-93
  • India III-93
  • The Electronic Access Control Scenario III-93
  • Table 41: Leading Indian Electronic Access Control Players (2003 & 2004): Percentage Breakdown by Company- Johnson Controls, DATS, Tata Honeywell, Zicom, Eureka Forbes, Datamatics, Alba Systems, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94
  • Product Launch III-94
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-95
  • B. Market Analytics III-98
  • Table 42: Asia Pacific Market for Biometrics - Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Technology for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98
  • Table 43: Asia Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

6. The Middle East III-100

  • A. Market Analysis III-100
  • Bigger Growth Ahead for Biometrics in Middle East... III-100
  • United Arab Emirates III-100
  • Saudi Arabia III-100
  • Product Launch III-101
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-101
  • B. Market Analytics III-102
  • Table 44: Middle East Market for Biometrics - Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Technology for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/ Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102
  • Table 45: Middle East 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-103

7. Latin America III-104

  • A. Market Analysis III-104
  • Strategic Corporate Developments III-104
  • B. Market Analytics III-105
  • Table 46: Latin America Market for Biometrics - Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis by Technology for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-105
  • Table 47: Latin America 10-Year Perspective for Biometrics by Technology- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for AFIS, Finger Scan, Hand Geometry, Iris/Retinal Scan, Facial Recognition, Voice Recognition, Signature Verification and Keystroke Dynamics/Typing Rhythms Markets for Years 2000, 2006 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-106

IV. COMPETITION

  • 1. 3DBiometrics Inc. (USA) IV-1
  • 2. 3M Company (USA) IV-2
  • Table 48: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ billion) IV-5
  • Table 49: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Business Segment: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ billion) IV-5
  • Table 50: Annual Sales Analysis by Business Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$ billion) IV-5
  • Table 51: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In US$ billion) IV-6
  • Table 52: Quarterly Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$ billion) IV-6
  • 3M-Ait Ltd. (Canada) IV-13
  • 3. A4vision (USA) IV-17
  • 4. ACCU-Time Systems, Inc. (USA) IV-19
  • 5. Acroprint Time Recorder Company (USA) IV-20
  • 6. ActivIdentity, Inc. (USA) IV-22
  • Table 53: Nine Months Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005-2006 (Nine Months Ended, June) (In US$ million) IV-23
  • Table 54: Nine Months Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2005-2006 (Nine Months Ended, June) (In US$ million) IV-23
  • Table 55: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-23
  • Table 56: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-23
  • Protocom Development Systems (Australia) IV-28
  • 7. Aditech Limited (UK) IV-30
  • 8. Affinitex (Canada) IV-30
  • 9. Active Image Recognition Corporation (USA) IV-31
  • 10. Akoura Biometrics, Inc. (USA) IV-32
  • 11. Alba Control Systems Ltd. (India) IV-34
  • 12. Alive Tech, Inc. (USA) IV-35
  • Geometrix, Inc. (USA) IV-36
  • 13. Almex Ltd. (Canada) IV-37
  • 14. AND Corporation (Canada) IV-40
  • AcSys Biometrics Corporation (Canada) IV-40
  • 15. Animetrics, Inc. (USA) IV-42
  • 16. Anovea Authentication Technology, Inc. (USA) IV-43
  • 17. Apogee Biometrics, Inc. (USA) IV-44
  • 18. Argus Solutions (Australia) IV-45
  • 19. Artemis Solutions Group (USA) IV-46
  • 20. Astron (PL) (Poland) IV-50
  • 21. Atmel Corporation (USA) IV-51
  • Table 57: First Quarter Sales Analysis by Business Segments: 2005-2006 (In US$ million) IV-52
  • Table 58: First Quarter Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2005-200 (In US$ million) IV-53
  • Table 59: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-53
  • Table 60: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-53
  • Table 61: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-53
  • 22. Atrua Technologies, Inc. (USA) IV-60
  • 23. Attrasoft, Inc. (USA) IV-63
  • 24. Audata Ltd. (UK) IV-64
  • 25. Aurora Computer Services Ltd. (UK) IV-65
  • 26. AuthenTec, Inc. (USA) IV-67
  • 27. Automa Pty., Ltd. (Australia) IV-70
  • 28. Autosig Systems, Inc. (USA) IV-71
  • 29. Avalanche Technologies (Pty) Ltd. (South Africa) IV-72
  • 30. Aware, Inc. (USA) IV-73
  • Table 62: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-74
  • Table 63: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-74
  • 31. Axis Software Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-77
  • 32. AX-S Biometrics Limited (UK) IV-80
  • 33. Bannerbridge PLC (UK) IV-81
  • 34. Banque-Tec (UK) IV-82
  • 35. Beget Holdings (South Africa) IV-82
  • 36. Bell ID (The Netherlands) IV-83
  • 37. Bergdata Biometrics GmbH (Germany) IV-86
  • 38. Biocom LLC (USA) IV-88
  • 39. BioconX, Inc. (USA) IV-89
  • 40. BioEnable Technologies Pvt., Ltd. (India) IV-90
  • 41. Bioglobal (Portugal) IV-91
  • 42. BioGuard Ltd. (Israel) IV-92
  • 43. Bio-Key International, Inc. (USA) IV-94
  • Table 64: Half-Yearly Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-95
  • Table 65: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-95
  • 44. Biolink Technologies International, Inc. (USA) IV-97
  • 45. Biolynx, Inc. (USA) IV-102
  • 46. Biomet Partners, Inc. (Switzerland) IV-103
  • 47. Biometric Access Corporation (USA) IV-104
  • 48. Biometric Associates, Inc. (USA) IV-106
  • 49. Biometric Security Ltd. (UK) IV-107
  • Voice Vault (UK) IV-108
  • 50. Biometric Verification, Inc. (USA) IV-109
  • 51. Biometrika Srl (Italy) IV-110
  • 52. Biometrix International (Austria) IV-111
  • 53. Biometronix GmbH (Germany) IV-113
  • 54. BioNet Systems LLC (USA) IV-114
  • 55. Bionetrix Systems Corporation (USA) IV-115
  • 56. BioPassword, Inc. (USA) IV-116
  • 57. Bioscrypt, Inc. (Canada) IV-118
  • Table 66: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In US$ million) IV-119
  • Table 67: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-119
  • Table 68: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-119
  • Table 69: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-119
  • 58. BioThentica (USA) IV-123
  • 59. BioVericom, Inc. (USA) IV-124
  • 60. Biovisec, Inc. (USA) IV-124
  • 61. BNX Systems (USA) IV-125
  • 62. Byometric Systems AG (Germany) IV-128
  • 63. Cansec Systems Ltd. (Canada) IV-129
  • 64. Cherry Corporation (The) (USA) IV-131
  • Cherry Electrical Products Division (USA) IV-134
  • 65. CMC Limited (India) IV-136
  • 66. Cogent Systems, Inc. (USA) IV-139
  • Table 70: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2006-2005 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-140
  • Table 71: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-140
  • 67. Cognitec Systems GmbH (Germany) IV-145
  • 68. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organizsation (CSIRO) (Australia) IV-147
  • 69. Communication Intelligence Corporation (USA) IV-149
  • Table 72: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ thousands) IV-149
  • Table 73: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005 (In US$ thousands) IV-150
  • Table 74: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$ thousands) IV-150
  • Table 75: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In US$ thousands) IV-150
  • Communication Intelligence Computer Corp., Ltd. (China) IV-153
  • 70. Comsec Enterprises (Australia) IV-154
  • 71. Conduit Healthcare Solutions (USA) IV-155
  • 72. Configate Ltd. (Israel) IV-155
  • 73. Controlled Access, Inc. (USA) IV-156
  • 74. CoreStreet Ltd. (USA) IV-157
  • 75. Cross Match Technologies, Inc. (USA) IV-159
  • C-VIS Computer Vision And Automation GmbH (Germany) IV-162
  • 76. Cyber Sign, Inc. (USA) IV-164
  • 77. Daon, Inc. (USA) IV-166
  • 78. Data Management, Inc. (USA) IV-168
  • 79. Databac Group Ltd. (UK) IV-169
  • 80. Datacard Group (USA) IV-172
  • 81. Datamatics, Inc. (USA) IV-179
  • 82. Datastrip, Inc. (USA) IV-180
  • 83. DataTreasury Corporation (USA) IV-183
  • 84. Deister Electronic GmbH (Germany) IV-184
  • 85. Delsy Electronic Components AG. (Germany) IV-185
  • 86. Dermalog Identification Systems GmbH (Germany) IV-186
  • 87. Diaphonics, Inc. (Canada) IV-187
  • 88. Digicom SpA (Italy) IV-189
  • 89. Digital Descriptor Systems, Inc. (USA) IV-190
  • Table 76: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In US$ thousands) IV-190
  • Table 77: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$ thousands) IV-190
  • Table 78: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$ thousands) IV-191
  • 90. Digital Persona, Inc. (USA) IV-193
  • 91. Digitus Sro (Czech Republic) IV-195
  • 92. East Shore Technologies, Inc. (USA) IV-196
  • 93. Easydentic (France) IV-198
  • Easydentic UK Ltd. (UK) IV-198
  • 94. E-Com Asia Pacific Pty., Ltd. (Australia) IV-199
  • 95. Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS) (USA) IV-200
  • Table 79: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In US$ million) IV-201
  • Table 80: First Quarter Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2005-2006 (In US$ million) IV-201
  • Table 81: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-201
  • Table 82: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-201
  • Table 83: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-202
  • 96. Eureka Forbes Limited (India) IV-208
  • 97. Ex-Cle SA (Argentina) IV-209
  • 98. Eyematic Interfaces, Inc. (USA) IV-210
  • 99. EyeTicket Corporation (USA) IV-211
  • 100. Facekey Corporation (USA) IV-212
  • 101. FacePrint Global Solutions, Inc. (USA) IV-213
  • 102. Fidelica Microsystems, Inc. (USA) IV-214
  • 103. Find Biometrics (Canada) IV-215
  • 104. Fingerprint Cards AB (Sweden) IV-216
  • Table 84: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In SEK million) IV-216
  • Table 85: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In SEK million) IV-216
  • 105. Finger Sec (USA) IV-218
  • 106. Florentis Ltd. (UK) IV-219
  • 107. Foster And Freeman Ltd. (UK) IV-220
  • 108. Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (USA) IV-222
  • 109. Fusion Biometrics India (India) IV-226
  • 110. Fusion Tech (India) IV-228
  • 111. Galton Biometrics, Inc. (USA) IV-229
  • Galton Biometrics Inc. (USA) IV-230
  • 112. Gem Tec Security Systems Ltd. (UK) IV-231
  • 113. Genex Technologies, Inc. (USA) IV-233
  • 114. Gens Software Ltd. (Canada) IV-234
  • 115. Green Bit Srl (Italy) IV-236
  • 116. Griaule (Brazil) IV-238
  • 117. Guardware Systems Ltd. (Hungary) IV-239
  • 118. Harmos Technologies Ltd. (Israel) IV-239
  • 119. Hectrix Limited (Hong Kong) IV-240
  • 120. HID Corporation (USA) IV-241
  • 121. Hitachi Ltd. (Japan) IV-245
  • Table 86: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2006 (In ¥ billion) IV-247
  • Table 87: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005-2006 (In ¥ billion) IV-247
  • Table 88: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2005-2006 (In ¥ billion) IV-248
  • Table 89: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005 (In ¥ billion) IV-248
  • Table 90: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In ¥ billion) IV-248
  • 122. Honeywell Automation India Ltd. (India) IV-257
  • 123. HSB Cards and Card Systems (The Netherlands) IV-259
  • 124. Human Recognition Systems Ltd. (UK) IV-260
  • 125. HumanScan AG (Switzerland) IV-261
  • 126. Hunno Technologies, Inc. (Korea) IV-261
  • 127. Hyundai Information Technology (Korea) IV-262
  • 128. I/O Software, Inc. (USA) IV-265
  • 129. IBMC, Inc. (USA) IV-267
  • 130. Idencom AG (Switzerland) IV-268
  • 131. Identalink Ltd. (UK) IV-269
  • 132. IdentiMetrics, Inc. (USA) IV-270
  • 133. IDS Worldwide, Inc. (USA) IV-271
  • 134. IDTeck Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-277
  • 135. Image Metrics PLC (UK) IV-279
  • 136. Imageware Systems, Inc. (USA) IV-281
  • Table 91: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-282
  • Table 92: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-282
  • Table 93: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005-2006 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-282
  • Table 94: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-282
  • 137. Infopro Digital Tech (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China) IV-285
  • 138. Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited (USA) IV-286
  • Table 95: First Q10u0arter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In US$ million) IV-287
  • Table 96: First Quarter Sales Analysis by
  • Segment: 2005-2006 (In US$ million) IV-288
  • Table 97: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2005 (In US$ million) IV-288
  • Table 98: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-288
  • Table 99: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-288
  • IR Security & Safety Ltd. (UK) IV-290
  • Recognition Systems, Inc. (USA) IV-290
  • 139. Interbiometrics (Austria) IV-293
  • 140. International Biometric Group LLC (USA) IV-294
  • 141. Intervoice, Inc. (USA) IV-295
  • Table 100: Half Yearly Sales Analysis: 2006-2007 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-295
  • Table 101: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Product: 2006-2007 (H1) (In US$ million) IV-296
  • Table 102: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2006-2007 (H1




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