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Fingerprint Sensors Market by Type (Swipe &Area), Technology, Material (Optical Prism, Piezoelectric, Capacitive & Adhesives), Application (Mobile, Government, Healthcare, Commercial Security & Others) & Geography - Global Forecast to 2014 - 2020

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: June 2015
Report Code: SE 3536

 

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The fingerprint sensing technology is one of the most widely deployed biometrics techniques. It is widely being used in various industry verticals such as defense, healthcare, commercial segment, and mobile applications among others. It helps provide convenient security solutions that eliminate the requirement for passwords, patterns, and PIN codes and to release the user from various issues such as remembering several passwords. Additionally, it also helps in the reduction of threats related to hacking, stealing, and misuse of users’ data.

This market is booming due to their increasing adoption in various electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, and PCs.  The market players are focusing on enhancing the existing technology and innovations that can provide users with low cost and reliable fingerprint solutions. Furthermore, these companies are aiming to expand their geographical footprint by entering into partnerships and agreements with other major players.

The fingerprint sensors market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.1% between 2015 and 2020. It was valued at $5.5 Billion in 2014 and is projected to reach $14.5 Billion by 2020. In terms of shipments, the market is projected to reach ~10 Billion by 2020, at CAGR of double digits between 2015 and 2020. The report on market also analyzes the value chain for the said market.

The market has been segmented on the basis of type, technology, material, application, and geography (the North America, Europe, APAC, and RoW). The report also evaluates various market trends and dynamics in the fingerprint sensors market such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.

This market research report profiles some of the key technological developments in the recent times. It also profiles some of the leading players in the market and analyzes their key strategies. The competitive landscape section of the report provides a clear insight into the market share analysis of the key players.

The major players in the fingerprint sensors market  include Fingerprint Cards AB (Sweden), Morpho (France), Synaptics Inc. (U.S.), 3M Cogent, Inc. (U.S.), IDEX ASA (Norway), Bio-Key International, Inc. (U.S.), Crossmatch (U.S.), ekey biometric systems (Slovenia), BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (India), Next Biometrics Group ASA (Norway), and DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH (Germany).

Market, by Type: The fingerprint sensors market has been segmented based on type into swipe fingerprint sensors and area fingerprint sensors.

Market, by Material: The fingerprint sensors market has been segmented based on material into optical prism, piezoelectric, pyroelectric, capacitive, adhesives, ultrasonic, and sapphire.

Market, by Technology: The fingerprint sensors market has been segmented based on technology into optical sensors, capacitive sensors, ultrasound sensors, and others (RF field, pressure sensors, and tactile MEMS).

Market, by Application: The fingerprint sensors market has been segmented based on application into mobile application, government, law enforcement, military-defense & aerospace, travel & migration, healthcare, smart homes, commercial security, banking & finance, and others (retail, and hospitality)

Market, by Geography: The report segments the fingerprint sensors market into four major geographic regions which include North America, Europe, APAC, and RoW. The North American market for fingerprint sensors has been further segmented into the U.S., Canada, and others. Europe, on the other hand, includes the U.K., Germany, France, Italy, and others; APAC includes China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and others; and RoW includes the Middle East, Africa, and others.

Fingerprint Sensors Market Segmentation

Fingerprint Sensors Market

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 12)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Study Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 By Application
           1.3.3 By Material
           1.3.4 By Type
           1.3.5 By Technology
           1.3.6 Geographic Scope
           1.3.7 Years Considered for the Study
           1.3.8 Currency
           1.3.9 Limitations
    1.4 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Research Data
    2.2 Factor Analysis
           2.2.1 Introduction
           2.2.2 Demand-Side Analysis
                    2.2.2.1 Increased Government Involvement in Biometric Systems
                    2.2.2.2 Increasing Revenue Generated Out of Biometrics
                    2.2.2.3 Emerging Security Concerns in Various Devices
           2.2.3 Supply-Side Analysis
                    2.2.3.1 Growing Trend of Offering Innovative Products to Customers
                    2.2.3.2 Growing Patents Publications of Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor
    2.3 Market Size Estimation
    2.4 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.5 Market Size Estimation
           2.5.1 Secondary Data
                    2.5.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.5.2 Primary Data
                    2.5.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
           2.5.3 Key Industry Insights
           2.5.4 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 33)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 42)
    4.1 Fingerprint Sensors Market to Cross $14.5 Billion By 2020
    4.2 Market - Top Six Application Segments
    4.3 Home Security Solutions Market in the APAC Region
    4.4 the U.S Accounted for the Largest Share in the Fingerprint Sensors Market
    4.5 Market - Applications Analysis
    4.6 Market - Countries Analysis
    4.7 Market - Materials Market Landscape
    4.8 Market - Technology Market Landscape

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 50)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Evolution
    5.3 Market Segmentation
           5.3.1 By Type
           5.3.2 By Material
           5.3.3 By Technology
           5.3.4 By Application
    5.4 Market Dynamics
           5.4.1 Drivers
                    5.4.1.1 Growing Need for Secured and Simplified User Access
                    5.4.1.2 Upsurge in Smartphones Market
                    5.4.1.3 Growing Share of Mobile Commerce Adoption
                    5.4.1.4 Growing Government Funding and Support
                    5.4.1.5 Rapid Technology Enhancement in Fingerprint Sensors Market
           5.4.2 Restraints
                    5.4.2.1 Issue Concerning Integrating of Fingerprint Sensors Into Smartphones
                    5.4.2.2 Lack of Awareness Among the Users Regarding the Security Constraints
           5.4.3 Opportunities
                    5.4.3.1 Emerging Area of Applications in Fingerprint Sensor Market
           5.4.4 Challenge
                    5.4.4.1 Size, Performance and Reliability Issues of Fingerprint Sensor

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 65)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
    6.3 Industry Trends
    6.4 Porter’s Five Force Analysis
           6.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.4.3 Threat From Substitutes
           6.4.4 Threat From New Entrants
           6.4.5 Degree of Competition
    6.5 Strategic Benchmarking
           6.5.1 Major Strategy Adopted By the Key Players

7 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Type (Page No. - 76)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Swipe Sensors
    7.3 Area Sensors

8 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Material (Page No. - 85)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Optical Prism
    8.3 Piezoelectric Material (Quartz)
    8.4 Pyroelectric Material (Lithium Tantalate)
    8.5 Capacitive
    8.6 Adhesives
           8.6.1 Silicon
           8.6.2 Epoxy
           8.6.3 Urethane
           8.6.4 Uv Curable
           8.6.5 Anaerobic
    8.7 Ultrasonic
    8.8 Sapphire (Coating Material)

9 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Technology (Page No. - 94)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Optical Sensors
    9.3 Thermal Sensors
    9.4 Capacitive Sensors
           9.4.1 Active Capacitance
           9.4.2 Passive Capacitance
    9.5 Ultrasound Sensors
    9.6 Others

10 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Application (Page No. - 104)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Mobile Applications
     10.3 Government
     10.4 Criminal Identification
     10.5 Military, Defense & Aerospace
     10.6 Travel & Migration
     10.7 Healthcare
     10.8 Smart Homes
     10.9 Commercial Security
     10.10 Banking & Finance
     10.11 Others

11 Geographic Analysis (Page No. - 157)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 North America
     11.3 Europe
     11.4 Asia-Pacific
     11.5 Rest of the World

12 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 174)
     12.1 Overview
     12.2 Key Players in Fingerprint Sensor Market
     12.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
             12.3.1 New Product Launches/New Product Developments
             12.3.2 Partnerships, Agreements, Contracts, Collaborations & Joint Ventures
             12.3.3 Other Developments
             12.3.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
             12.3.5 Expansions

13 Company Profiles (Page No. - 186)
     13.1 Introduction
     13.2 Fingerprint Cards AB
             13.2.1 Business Overview
             13.2.2 Product Portfolio
             13.2.3 Recent Developments
             13.2.4 MnM View
                        13.2.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     13.3 Morpho
             13.3.1 Business Overview
             13.3.2 Product Portfolio
             13.3.3 Recent Developments
             13.3.4 MnM View
                        13.3.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     13.4 Synaptics Inc.
             13.4.1 Business Overview
             13.4.2 Solutions Portfolio
             13.4.3 Recent Developments
             13.4.4 MnM View
                        13.4.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     13.5 3M Cogent, Inc.
             13.5.1 Business Overview
             13.5.2 Product and Services Portfolio
             13.5.3 Recent Developments
             13.5.4 MnM View
                        13.5.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     13.6 Idex ASA
             13.6.1 Business Overview
             13.6.2 Product Portfolio
             13.6.3 Recent Developments
             13.6.4 MnM View
                        13.6.4.1 SWOT Analysis
     13.7 Bio-Key International, Inc.
             13.7.1 Business Overview
             13.7.2 Product Portfolio
             13.7.3 Recent Developments
     13.8 Crossmatch
             13.8.1 Business Overview
             13.8.2 Product and Services Portfolio
             13.8.3 Recent Developments
     13.9 Ekey Biometric Systems
             13.9.1 Business Overview
             13.9.2 Product Portfolio
             13.9.3 Recent Developments
     13.10 Bioenable Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
             13.10.1 Business Overview
             13.10.2 Product Portfolio
             13.10.3 Recent Developments
     13.11 Dermalog Identification Systems GmbH
             13.11.1 Business Overview
             13.11.2 Product Portfolio
             13.11.3 Recent Developments

14 Appendix (Page No. - 219)
     14.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     14.2 Discussion Guide
     14.3 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     14.4 Available Customizations
     14.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (76 Tables)

Table 1 New Product Developments Between 2012 and 2015
Table 2 Key Highlights of Government Role in Fingerprints
Table 3 The Need for Secured & Simplified User Access the Growing Smartphone Market is Driving the Fingerprint Sensor Market
Table 4 Issue Concerning Integrating of Fingerprint Sensors Into Smartphones Would Restrain the Market Growth
Table 5 Emerging Area of Applications Will Create Growth Opportunities for the Market
Table 6 The Low Adoption Rate of Security Solution Systems is the Major Challenge for the Market
Table 7 Key Players Have Adopted New Product Developments and Partnership, Contracts, Agreement, and Collaboration as the Major Strategies
Table 8 Market Size, By Type, 2014-2020 ($ Million)
Table 9 Market Size, By Type, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 10 Swipe Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 11 Swipe Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 12 Area Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Application, 2014-2020 ($ Million)
Table 13 Area Market Size, By Application, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 14 Market Size, By Material, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 15 Market, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 16Market, By Technology, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 17 Market, By Application, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 18 Market, By Application, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 19 Market, By Mobile Application, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 20 Market, By Mobile Application, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 21 Mobile Applications Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 22 Mobile Applications Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 23 Mobile Applications Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 24 Mobile Applications Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 25 Government Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 26 Government Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 27 Government Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 28 Government Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 29 Criminal Identification Application of Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 30 Criminal Identification Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 31 Criminal Identification Application of Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 32 Criminal Identification Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 33 Military, Defense & Aerospace Application of Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 34 Military, Defense & Aerospace Application of Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 35 Military, Defense & Aerospace Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 36 Military, Defense & Aerospace Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 37 Travel & Migration Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 38 Travel & Migration Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 39 Travel & Migration Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 40 Travel & Migration Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 41 Healthcare Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 42 Healthcare Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 43 Healthcare Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 44 Healthcare Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 45 Smart Homes Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 46 Smart Homes Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 47 Smart Homes Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 48 Smart Homes Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 49 Commercial Security Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 50 Commercial Security Application of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 51 Commercial Security Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 52 Commercial Security Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 53 Banking & Finance Application of Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 54 Banking & Finance Application of Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 55 Banking & Finance Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 56 Banking & Finance Application of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 57 Other Applications of Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 58 Other Applications of Market, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 59 Other Applications of Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 60 Other Applications of Market, By Countries, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 61 Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 ($ Million)
Table 62 Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (Million Units)
Table 63 North America: Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 64 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 65 Europe: Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Country, 2014 – 2020 ($Million)
Table 66 Europe: Market Size, By Country, 2014 – 2020 (Million Units)
Table 67 APAC: Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Country, 2014 – 2020 ($Million)
Table 68 APAC: Market Size, By Country, 2014 – 2020 (Million Units)
Table 69 RoW: Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Region, 2014 – 2020 ($Million)
Table 70 RoW: Market Size, By Region, 2014 – 2020 (Million Units)
Table 71 Major Players Revenue, Million Usd (2012-2014)
Table 72 New Product Launches, 2010–2015
Table 73 Partnerships, Agreements, Contracts, Collaborations & Joint Ventures
Table 74 Other Developments
Table 75 Mergers and Acquisitions
Table 76 Expansions
 
 
List of Figures (109 Figures)
 
Figure 1 Markets Covered
Figure 2 Research Design
Figure 3 Role of Government in Adopting Biometric Systems
Figure 4 Increase in Revenue Generated Out of Biometrics
Figure 5 Fingerprint Technology has Lion Share in Biometrics Market, (2014)
Figure 6 Security Concerns Across Devices (2013)
Figure 7 Patent Landscape for Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor (1981-2014)
Figure 8 Bottom-Up Approch
Figure 9 Top-Down Approch
Figure 10 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, & Region
Figure 11 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
Figure 12 Assumptions of the Research Study
Figure 13 Market Snapshot (2014–2020)
Figure 14 Market, By Type (2014-2020)
Figure 15 Market, By Technology (2014-2020)
Figure 16 Mobile Application Would Lead the Market (2015-2020)
Figure 17 Market, By Geographic Regions - 2014
Figure 18 Attractive Market Opportunities in Fingerprint Sensors Market
Figure 19 Commercial Security Segment Will Dominate the Market Till 2020
Figure 20 Japan and China Togher Shares ~52% of the APAC Home Security Solutions Market, 2015
Figure 21 The U.S. Accounted for A Share of Over ~34% of the Fingerprint Sensors Market, 2015
Figure 22 Mobile Applications to Grow With the Hihest CAGR Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 23 The U.S. Dominates the Market in Terms of Market Share, Whereas India is the Fastest Growing Nations, 2015–2020
Figure 24 Capacitive Materials are Expected to Hold Major Market Share of Materials Market (2014-2020)
Figure 25 Optical  Sensors Will Lead the Technology Market & Capacitive Sensors to Slide on Second Position Till 2020
Figure 26 Evolution of Fingerprints – From Bc 200 to 2015.
Figure 27 Fingerprint Sensor Market Segmentation, By Type
Figure 28 Fingerprint Sensor Market Segmentation, By Material
Figure 29 Fingerprint Sensor Market Segmentation, By Technology
Figure 30 Fingerprint Sensor Market Segmentation, By Application
Figure 31 Growing Number of Smartphones & Rapid Technology Enhancement is Majorly Driving the Fingerprint Sensor Market
Figure 32 Mobile Payment Transaction Market,  $Billion (2010-2017)
Figure 33 Value Chain Analysis
Figure 34 Porter’s Five Force Analysis – Fingerprint Sensor Market (2014)
Figure 35 Porter’s Five Force Analysis (2014)
Figure 36 Bargaining Power of Suppliers in Fingerprint Sensor Market
Figure 37 Bargaining Power of Buyers in Fingerprint Sensor Market
Figure 38 Threat From Substitutes in Fingerprint Sensor Market
Figure 39 Threat From New Entrants in Fingerprint Sensor Market
Figure 40 Degree of Competition in Fingerprint Sensor Market
Figure 41 New Product Developments Were the Major Strategies Adopted By Industry Players
Figure 42 Market, By Type (2014-2020)
Figure 43 Mobile Applications Hold the Major Market Share of Swipe Fingerprint Sensors Market (2014-2020)
Figure 44 Commercial Security and Law Enforcement Will Hold ~45% of the Area Fingerprint Sensors (2014-2020)
Figure 45 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Material (2014-2020)
Figure 46 Market, By Materials is Majorly Dominated By Capacitive Material Type Till 2020
Figure 47 Different Types of Adhesive Materials
Figure 48 Various Advantages of Urethane
Figure 49 Sapphire Material Market Will Grow With the Highest CAGR Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 50 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Technology (2014-2020)
Figure 51 Optical Sensors to Grow With the Highest CAGR Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 52 Merits and Demerits of Optical Sensors
Figure 53 Merits and Demerits of Thermal Sensors
Figure 54 Merits and Demerits of Capacitive Sensors
Figure 55 Merits and Demerits of Ultrasound Sensors
Figure 56 Market, By Application (2014-2020)
Figure 57 Mobile Applications to Grow With the Highest CAGR Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 58 Various Types of Mobile Devices Applications
Figure 59 Samrtphones and Laptops to Hold Major Market Share of Mobile Applications in Fingerprint Sensors Market
Figure 60 Geographic Snapshot of Mobile Application in Market (2014-2020)
Figure 61 Recent Instances of Government Opting for Towards Fingerprint Sensing Technology
Figure 62 North America and APAC are Expected to Be Close in Terms of Market Revenue Contribution By 2020
Figure 63 Country Wise Snapshot of Governmnet Application (2014-2020)
Figure 64 Criminal Identification is One of the Major Contributing Applications Towards Development of Fingerprint Technology From Its Inception.
Figure 65 APAC to Grow With the Highest CAGR Between 2015 and 2020 for Criminal Identification Market
Figure 66 The U.S. to Hold the Major Market Share of Criminal Identification Market for the Forecast Period (2013-2020)
Figure 67 North America and APAC Will Be the Major Contributor for Military, Defense & Aerospace Application, 2014
Figure 68 The U.S. is Expected to Ship More Fingerprint Sensors for Military, Defense & Aerospace Application Between 2015 and 2020 (Million Units)
Figure 69 North America Will Lead the Travel & Migration Application Market, 2014
Figure 70 Top Ten Countries Contributing Towards the Growth of Travel & Migration Application of Fingerprint Sensors
Figure 71 Country Wise Snapshot of Healthcare Application Market Size in Fingerprint Sensors Market (2014-2020)
Figure 72 North America Will Be Major Contributor for Healthcare Application of Fingerprint Sensors Market ($ Million)
Figure 73 Regional Snapshot – Healthcare Application of Market (Million Units)
Figure 74 India Will Be Th Fastest Growing Country in Commercial Security Market Between 2015 and 2020 ($ Million)
Figure 75 India and Canada to Grow Fastest in Commercial Security Market Between 2015 and 2020 (Million Units)
Figure 76 North America and APAC to Contribute Highest in the Banking & Finance Market Till 2020 ($ Million)
Figure 77 North America and APAC are Expected to Ship More Fingerprint Sensors in the Banking & Finance Market Till 2020 (Million Units)
Figure 78 The U.S. Will Dominate the Other Applications Market Till 2020 ($ Million)
Figure 79 The U.S. Will Ship the Maximum Fingerprint Sensors for the Other Applications Market Till 2020 (Million Units)
Figure 80 Fingerprint Sensors Market – Geographic Segmentation
Figure 81 Geographic Snapshot – CAGR % (2015 to 2020)
Figure 82 India – an Attractive Hub for Fingerprint Sensors Market, 2015 – 2020
Figure 83 Geographic Share – Fingerprint Sensors Market, 2014
Figure 84 North Americas – Fingerprint Sensors Market Snapshot
Figure 85 Market – Europe Snapshot
Figure 86 Market – APAC Shnapshot
Figure 87 Market – RoW Snapshot
Figure 88 Companies Adopted Mergers & Acquisitions as the Key Growth Strategy Between 2012 and 2015
Figure 89 Fingerprint Cards AB Grew at the Highest Rate Between 2012 and 2014
Figure 90 Top Ten Players in Fingerprint Sensor Market, 2014
Figure 91 Market Evolution Framework— New Product Developments has Fueled Growth and Innovation
Figure 92 Battle for Market Share: New Product Developments and Partnerships, Agreements, Contracts, Collaborations & Joint Ventures Were the Key Strategies
Figure 93 Geographic Revenue Mix of the Top Five Market Players
Figure 94 Competitive Benchmarking of the Key Market Players (2012–2014): 3M Cogent, Inc. Emerged as the Champion Owing to Its Diversified Product Portfolio in Fingerprint Scanners
Figure 95 Fingerprint Cards AB: Company Snapshot
Figure 96 Fingerprint Cards AB: SWOT Analysis
Figure 97 Morpho: Company Snapshot
Figure 98 Morpho: SWOT Analysis
Figure 99 Synaptics Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 100 Synaptics Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 101 3M Cogent, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 102 3M Cogent, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 103 Idex ASA: Company Snapshot
Figure 104 Idex ASA: SWOT Analysis
Figure 105 Bio-Key International, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 106 Crossmatch: Company Snapshot
Figure 107 Ekey Biometric Systems: Company Snapshot
Figure 108 Bioenable: Company Snapshot
Figure 109 Dermalog Identification Systems GmbH: Company Snapshot

The fingerprint sensors market has been witnessing significant growth, since the past few years. This is mainly attributed to the growing need for secure & simplified user access for devices and rapid technological enhancements in various biometrics technologies. Various industry verticals such as banking & finance, healthcare, and military among others are expected to provide potential growth opportunities for the said market. However, the lack of awareness among users regarding the security constraints and concerns regarding integrating fingerprint sensors into smartphones are some of the factors which are limiting the growth of this market.

The major applications of fingerprint sensors are in mobile applications, government, criminal identification, defense-military & aerospace, travel & migration, healthcare, smart homes, commercial securities, banking & finance, and others. Mobile application is one of the prominent fields that hold a promising future for fingerprint sensors  In the present market scenario, mobile devices (such as smartphones, tablets, PC’s, laptops, wearable devices, and others) are majorly being used for various purposes such as booking travelling tickets, online transactions related to banking & financial applications, and online shopping and other cash related transactions.

The fingerprint sensors market was valued at $5.5 Billion in 2014 and is projected to reach $14.5 Billion by 2020. This market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.1% between 2015 and 2020. Additionally, in terms of shipments, the market is projected to reach ~10 Billion by 2020, at a double digit CAGR between 2015 and 2020. The rapid growth in the market size is due to the successful application of fingerprint sensors in smartphones, tablets, and other electronics consumer goods.

The report describes the market trends and challenges for the fingerprint sensors market and forecasts the market till 2020, based on type, material, technology, application, and geography. It also features a detailed competitive landscape which includes the identification of the key players in the market, also in addition to identifying the major strategies adopted by these players. The market report comprises the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current market trends pertaining to the market for fingerprint sensors.

The report estimates the fingerprint sensors market in terms of value and unit shipments and also forecasts the same for different regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia–Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (RoW). It also involves the study of the market dynamics and trends in the market. It profiles over 10 companies across the globe, along with their recent activities such as mergers & acquisitions, collaborations, joint ventures, and new product development.

The major players in fingerprint sensors market include Fingerprint Cards AB (Sweden), Morpho (France), Synaptics Inc. (U.S.), 3M Cogent, Inc. (U.S.), IDEX ASA (Norway), Bio-Key International, Inc. (U.S.), Crossmatch (U.S.), ekey biometric systems (Slovenia), BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (India), Next Biometrics Group ASA (Norway), and DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH (Germany).

Fingerprint Sensors  Market (2014-2020)

Fingerprint Sensors Market

Note: H=Historical year, B=Base year, E=Estimated year, and P=Projected year
Source: Markets and Markets Analysis

The fingerprint sensors market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 17.1% between 2015 and 2020. Among all applications of fingerprint sensors, mobile applications, banking & finance, law enforcement, and smart homes are expected to grow at the highest CAGR among others. In terms of geographic analysis, the said market in APAC is expected to grow at the highest CAGR, followed by Rest of the world.

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