This Competitive Assessment has been designed to review the smart card companies providing NFC solutions MNOs, device manufacturers and service partners. Specifically these consist of SWP SIM cards, embedded secure elements and other solutions, such as microSD, flexible foils, RF SIM, etc.
This competitive analysis includes a vendor matrix and two market share analyses. The vendor matrix analyzes competitors’ strengths and weaknesses according to a set of Implementation and Innovation criteria and presents the results and rankings in a graphical format. The market share analysis comes from ABI Research’s NFC Market Data (MD- NEFC) and complementary research. It presents worldwide market shares in terms of market shipments for the total year 2012 for both the total NFC solutions market and for SWP SIM cards.