This market data report covers revenues, shipments, and average selling prices for biometric technologies worldwide. The four major biometric modality technologies mentioned are fingerprint, eye, vein, and face recognition. Data is segmented into the following major end markets: government and security, consumer, healthcare, banking, financial services and insurance, enterprise, manufacturing and automotive. Additional sub-markets for the government and enterprise include surveillance and smart cards.
Each market is then further segmented by end-user applications such as access control for the enterprise, border control for government and security, embedded fingerprint sensors for consumer electronics, and biometric software apps for the banking segment. In turn, each of these applications also expands accordingly depending on biometric modality usage, revenues, average selling prices (ASPs), and device or software shipments. Market shares for fingerprint sensor and smartphone vendors are included as part of a comprehensive analysis in consumer electronics applications.