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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

Source: Markets and Markets Analysis

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 17)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Study Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 21)
    2.1 Research Data
    2.2 Factor Analysis
           2.2.1 Introduction
           2.2.2 Demand-Side Analysis
                    2.2.2.1 Increasing Usage of Biometric Systems in the Government Sector
                    2.2.2.2 Growing Demand for Biometrics is Leading to the Growth of the Fingerprint Sensors Market
                    2.2.2.3 Consumer Reviews on Security Concerns Related to Electronic Devices
           2.2.3 Supply-Side Analysis
                    2.2.3.1 Launch of Various Innovative Products Based on the Fingerprint Sensing Technology
                    2.2.3.2 Increase in the Publication of Patents Related to Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors
    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
                    2.5.2.2 Key Industry Insights
    2.6 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 36)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 41)
    4.1 Fingerprint Sensors Market
    4.2 Market — By Applications
    4.3 Market in the APAC Region
    4.4 India and China are the Fastest Growing Nations in the Market
    4.5 Market - By Application
    4.6 Market - By Country
    4.7 Market - By Material
    4.8 Market - By Technology

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 45)
    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 Increasing Need for Secured and Simplified User Access
                    5.4.1.2 Growth of the Smartphones Market
                    5.4.1.3 Rise in Adoption of Mobile Commerce
                    5.4.1.4 Growing Government Funding and Support
                    5.4.1.5 Rapid Technological Advancements in the Fingerprint Sensor Market
           5.4.2 Restraints
                    5.4.2.1 Issues Related to Integration of Fingerprint Sensors Into Smartphones
                    5.4.2.2 Lack of Awareness Among Users Regarding Constraints of the Fingerprint Sensor Technology
           5.4.3 Opportunities
                    5.4.3.1 Emerging Applications of the Fingerprint Sensor Technology
           5.4.4 Challenge
                    5.4.4.1 Size, Performance, and Reliability Issues Pertaining to Fingerprint Sensors

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 57)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
    6.3 Industry Trends
    6.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.4.3 Threat of Substitutes
           6.4.4 Threat of New Entrants
           6.4.5 Intensity of Competition
    6.5 Strategic Benchmarking
           6.5.1 New Product Development Was the Major Strategy Adopted By the Key Players

7 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Type (Page No. - 66)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Swipe Sensors
    7.3 Area Sensors

8 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Material (Page No. - 73)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Optical Prism
    8.3 Piezeoelectric 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. - 80)
    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. - 88)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Mobile Applications
     10.3 Government
     10.4 Law Enforcement
     10.5 Military & Defense
     10.6 Travel, Migration, and Border Security
     10.7 Healthcare
     10.8 Smart Homes
     10.9 Commercial Security
     10.10 Banking & Finance
     10.11 Others

11 Geographic Analysis (Page No. - 132)
     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. - 146)
     12.1 Overview
     12.2 Key Players in Fingerprint Sensors 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 Mergers and Acquisitions
             12.3.4 Expansions
             12.3.5 Other Developments

13 Company Profiles (Page No. - 155)
     13.1 Introduction
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
     13.2 Fingerprint Cards AB
     13.3 Morpho
     13.4 Synaptics Inc.
     13.5 3M Cogent, Inc.
     13.6 Idex ASA
     13.7 Bio-Key International, Inc.
     13.8 Crossmatch
     13.9 Ekey Biometric Systems
     13.10 Bioenable Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
     13.11 Dermalog Identification Systems GmbH

*Details on Overview, Financials, Product & Services, Strategy, and Developments Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14 Appendix (Page No. - 182)
     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 (77 Tables)

Table 1 New Product Developments Between 2012 and 2015
Table 2 Key Highlights of Governments’ Role in Encouraging the Use of Fingerprint Analysis
Table 3 The Need for Secured & Simplified User Access and Growth of the Smartphone Market are Driving the Fingerprint Sensor Market
Table 4 Issues Related to Integrating Fingerprint Sensors Into Smartphones are Likley to Restrain the Growth of the Fingerprint Sensor Market
Table 5 Emerging Applications of the Fingerprint Sensing Technology to Create Growth Opportunities for the Said 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 ($Million)
Table 9 Market Size, By Type, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 10 Swipe Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Application, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 11 Swipe Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Application, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 12 Area Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Application, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 13 Area Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Application, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 14 Market Size, By Material, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 15 Market Size, By Technology, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 16 Market Size, By Technology, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 17 Market Size, By Application, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 18 Market Size, By Application, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 19 Market Size, By Mobile Application, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 20 Market Size, By Mobile Application, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 21 Mobile Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 22 Mobile Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 23 Mobile Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 24 Mobile Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 25 Government Application: Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 26 Government Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 27 Government Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 28 Government Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 29 Law Enforcement Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 30 Law Enforcement Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 31 Law Enforcement Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 32 Law Enforcement Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 33 Military & Defense Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 34 Military & Defense Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 35 Military & Defense Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 36 Military & Defense Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 37 Travel, Migration, & Border Security Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 38 Travel, Migration, & Border Security Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 39 Travel, Migration, & Border Security Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 40 Travel, Migration, & Border Security Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 41 Healthcare Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 42 Healthcare Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 43 Healthcare Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 44 Healthcare Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 45 Smart Homes Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 46 Smart Homes Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 47 Smart Homes Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 48 Smart Homes Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 49 Commercial Security Application: Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 50 Commercial Security Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 51 Commercial Security Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 52 Commercial Security Application: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 53 Banking & Finance Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 54 Banking & Finance Application: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 55 Banking & Finance Application: Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 56 Banking & Finance Application: Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 57 Other Applications: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 58 Other Applications: Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 59 Other Applications: Fingerprint Sensors Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 60 Other Applications: Market Size, By Country, 2014-2020 (Million Units)
Table 61 Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 ($Million)
Table 62 Market Size, By Region, 2014-2020 (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: Fingerprint Sensors 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 (2012-2014)
Table 72 Top Ten Players in the Market, 2014
Table 73 New Product Launches, 2010–2015
Table 74 Partnerships, Agreements, Contracts, Collaborations, & Joint Ventures
Table 75 Mergers and Acquisitions
Table 76 Expansions
Table 77 Other Developments


List of Figures (102 Figures)

Figure 1 Research Design
Figure 2 Increasing Adoption of Biometric Systems By Governments
Figure 3 Growth of the Market Size of the Biometrics Technology
Figure 4 Fingerprint Recognition Held the Largest Share in the Biometrics Technology Market, (2014)
Figure 5 ~34% Consumer Were of the Opinion That Smartphones & Tablets Require More Security Compared to Other Consumer Electronics Devices
Figure 6 Patent Landscape for Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors (1981-2014)
Figure 7 Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 8 Top-Down Approach
Figure 9 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, & Region
Figure 10 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
Figure 11 Flow of Report Writing
Figure 12 Assumptions of the Research Study
Figure 13 Market Snapshot (2014–2020)
Figure 14 Market, By Type (2015-2020)
Figure 15 Market, By Technology (2014-2020)
Figure 16 Mobile Application Expected to Lead the Fingerprint Sensor Market in Terms of Value (2015-2020)
Figure 17 Market, By Geographic Regions — 2014
Figure 18 Attractive Market Opportunities in the Market
Figure 19 Commercial Security Segment Likely to Dominate the Market in Terms of Value (2014 – 2020)
Figure 20 Japan and China Together Account for More Than 50% of the APAC Fingerprint Sensors Market, 2015
Figure 21 India is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR Between  2015 and 2020
Figure 22 Mobile Applications Segment Likely to Grow at the Highest CAGR Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 23 The U.S. Dominates the Market in Terms of Market Share, Whereas India is Expected to Witness the Fastest Growth , 2015–2020
Figure 24 Capacitive Materials are Expected to Hold the Major Market Share(2014-2020)
Figure 25 Optical Sensors Expected to Lead the Market & Capacitive Sensors to Occupy the Second Position By 2020
Figure 26 Evolution of Fingerprints – From BC 200 to 2015.
Figure 27 Market Segmentation, By Type
Figure 28 Market Segmentation, By Material
Figure 29 Market Segmentation, By Technology
Figure 30 Market Segmentation, By Application
Figure 31 Growth of the Smartphones Market & Rapid Technological Advancements are Majorly Driving the Fingerprint Sensors Market
Figure 32 Mobile Payment Transaction Market, $Billion (2010-2017)
Figure 33 Value Chain Analysis
Figure 34 Porter’s Five Force Analysis – Market
Figure 35 Porter’s Five Force Analysis
Figure 36 Bargaining Power of Suppliers in the Fingerprint Sensors Market
Figure 37 Bargaining Power of Buyers in the Fingerprint Sensors Market
Figure 38 Threat of Substitutes in the Market
Figure 39 Threat of New Entrants in the Market
Figure 40 Intensity of Competition in the Market
Figure 41 New Product Developments Were the Major Strategies Adopted By Market Players
Figure 42 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Type (2014-2020)
Figure 43 Mobile Applications Likely to Hold the Major Share of the Swipe Fingerprint Sensors Market, $Million (2014-2020)
Figure 44 Commercial Security and Law Enforcement Likely to Account for ~45% of the Area Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Value (2014-2020)
Figure 45 Market, By Material (2014-2020)
Figure 46 Capacitive Material is Expected to Dominated the Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Material, $Million (2014– 2020)
Figure 47 Different Types of Adhesive Materials
Figure 48 Various Advantages of Urethane
Figure 49 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Technology (2014-2020)
Figure 50 Optical Sensors to Witness the Highest CAGR Between 2015 and 2020 ($Million)
Figure 51 Merits and Demerits of Optical Sensors
Figure 52 Merits and Demerits of Thermal Sensors
Figure 53 Merits and Demerits of Capacitive Sensors
Figure 54 Merits and Demerits of Ultrasound Sensors
Figure 55 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Application (2014-2020)
Figure 56 Mobile Applications to Grow at the Highest CAGR Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 57 Various Applications of Fingerprint Sensors in Mobile Devices
Figure 58 Samrtphones and Laptops to Hold the Major Market Share of Mobile Applications in the Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Value (2014-2020)
Figure 59 Geographic Snapshot of the Market for Mobile Application of Fingerprint Sensors, By Value (2014-2020)
Figure 60 Recent Instances of Governments Opting for the Fingerprint Sensing Technology
Figure 61 North America and APAC are Expected to Be the Largest Markets for Government Application of Fingerprint Sensors, $Million (2014-2020)
Figure 62 Country Wise Snapshot of the Market for Government Application, $Million (2014-2020)
Figure 63 Law Enforcement is One of the Major Contributing Applications Towards Development of Fingerprint Technology From Its Inception.
Figure 64 APAC is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR in the Market for Law Enforcement Market of Fingerprint Sensors Between 2015 and 2020 ($Million)
Figure 65 The U.S. to Hold the Major Share of the Fingerprint Sensors Market for Law Enforcement Application, $Million (2014-2020)
Figure 66 North America and APAC Were the Largest Markets for Military & Defense Application of Fingerprint Sensors in 2014, $Million
Figure 67 The U.S. is Expected to Register the Highest Shipment of Fingerprint Sensors for Military & Defense Application Between  2015 and 2020 (Million Units)
Figure 68 North America Was the Largest Market for Travel, Migration, & Border Security Application of Fingerprint Sensors in  2014 (Million Units)
Figure 69 Top Ten Countries Contributing Towards the Growth of the Market for Travel, Migration, & Border Security Application of Fingerprint Sensors ($Million)
Figure 70 North America is Expected to Be the Largest Market for Healthcare Application of Fingerprint Sensors ($Million)
Figure 71 Regional Snapshot – Market for Healthcare Application of Fingerprint Sensors (Million Units)
Figure 72 India is Expected to Be the Fastest Growing Country in the Market for Commercial Security Application of Fingerprint Sensors Between 2015 and 2020 ($Million)
Figure 73 India and Canada to Witness the Highest Growth in the Market for Commercial Security Application of Fingerprint Sensors Between 2015 and 2020 (Million Units)
Figure 74 North America and APAC are Expected to Be the Largest Markets for Banking & Finance Related Application of Fingerprint Sensors Till 2020 ($ Million)
Figure 75 North America and APAC are Expected to Record the Highest Shipment of Fingerprint Sensors for Banking & Finance Application Till 2020 (Million Units)
Figure 76 The U.S. is Expected to Dominate the Market for Other Applications of Fingerprint Sensors Till 2020 ($ Million)
Figure 77 The U.S. to Register the Highest Shipment of Fingerprint Sensors for Other Applications Till 2020 (Million Units)
Figure 78 Fingerprint Sensors Market, By Geography (2014-2020)
Figure 79 India is Expected to Be the Fastest Growing Country in the Fingeprrint Sensors Market, Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 80 India is Expected to Be an Attractive Market for Fingerprint Sensors in Terms of Value (2014-2020)
Figure 81 North America Held the Major Share of the Fingerprint Sensor Market in Terms of Value, 2014
Figure 82 North Americas – Fingerprint Sensors Market Snapshot (2014-2020)
Figure 83 European Fingerprint Sensors Market Snapshot (2014-2020)
Figure 84 Market – APAC Snapshot (2014-2020)
Figure 85 Market – RoW Snapshot (2014-2020)
Figure 86 Companies Adopted Mergers & Acquisitions as the Key Growth Strategy Between 2012 and 2015
Figure 87 Fingerprint Cards AB Registered the Highest Growth Rate Between 2012 and 2014
Figure 88 Market Evolution Framework— New Product Developments has Fueled Growth and Innovation
Figure 89 Battle for Market Share: New Product Developments and Partnerships, Agreements, Contracts, Collaborations, & Joint Ventures Were the Key Growth Strategies
Figure 90 Geographic Revenue Mix of the Major Market Players
Figure 91 Competitive Benchmarking of the Key Market Players (2012–2014): 3M and Cogent, Inc. Emerged as the Champions Owing to Their Diversified Product Portfolio of Fingerprint Scanners
Figure 92 Fingerprint Cards AB: Company Snapshot
Figure 93 Fingerprint Cards AB: SWOT Analysis
Figure 94 Morpho: Company Snapshot
Figure 95 Morpho: SWOT Analysis
Figure 96 Synaptics Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 97 Synaptics Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 98 3M Cogent, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 99 3M Cogent, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 100 Idex ASA: Company Snapshot
Figure 101 Idex ASA: SWOT Analysis
Figure 102 Bio-Key International, Inc.: 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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