Biometric Sensing Technologies

This research report describes and analyzes the underlying technologies in biometric modalities: face, fingerprint, iris, retina, hand geometry, and vein. It pinpoints their technical strengths and weaknesses and as well operational solutions for said weaknesses. Revenue forecast and market trends are analyzed for each individual biometric modality.

Table of Contents

  • 1. EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW
  • 2. INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY: SENSOR TECHNOLOGY
    • 2.1. Outline of the report
    • 2.2. Technology Rating: Variables
    • 2.3. The Software Pitfall
  • 3. THERMAL IR, CCTV, CCD, AND CMOS: FACIAL BIOMETRICS
    • 3.1. CCD versus CMOS Cameras
    • 3.2. Technical Strengths
    • 3.3. Thermal IR
    • 3.4. Limitations and Operational Solutions
    • 3.5. Concerns and Future Prospects
    • 3.6. Notable Market Innovators:
  • 4. FINGERPRINT SENSORS
    • 4.1. Optical Sensors
      • 4.1.1. Technical Strengths
      • 4.1.2. Limitations and Operational Solutions
    • 4.2. Solid State Sensors
      • 4.2.1. Technical Strengths
      • 4.2.2. Limitations and Operational Solutions
    • 4.3. Ultrasound sensors
      • 4.3.1. Technical Strengths
      • 4.3.2. Limitations and Operational Solutions
    • 4.4. Fingerprint Sensors: Concerns and Future Prospects
    • 4.5. Notable Market Innovators:
  • 5. NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY: IRIS
    • 5.1. Technical Strengths
    • 5.2. Limitations and Operational Solutions
    • 5.3. Concerns and Future Prospects
    • 5.4. Notable Market Innovators:
  • 6. LOW-ENERGY INFRARED LIGHT: RETINA
    • 6.1. Technical Strengths
    • 6.2. Limitations and Operational Solutions
  • 7. NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY: VEIN
    • 7.1. Technical Strengths
    • 7.2. Limitations and Operational Solutions
    • 7.3. Concerns and Future Prospects
    • 7.4. Notable Market Innovators:
  • 8. HAND GEOMETRY
    • 8.1. Technical Strengths
    • 8.2. Limitations and Operational Solutions
  • 9. STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY SPECIFICATIONS:
  • 10. SECURITY INSIGHT: BIOMETRIC SURVEILLANCE
    • 10.1. Facial Recognition
    • 10.2. Iris Recognition
  • 11. MARKET INSIGHT - VOICE BIOMETRICS

Tables

  1. Biometric Revenues Segmentation by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2015 to 2020

Charts

  1. Biometric Revenues Segmentation by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2015 to 2020

Figures

  1. CCTV, CCD, AND CMOS (FACE)
  2. Optical and Solid-State Fingerprint Sensors
  3. Near Infrared Spectroscopy (Iris)
  4. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (Vein)
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Research Information

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Publish Date
3Q 2015
Code
AN-1951
Research Type
Technology Analysis Report
Pages
22