Posts Tagged ‘biometrics’
By Rich Miller Government action to fight increases in illegal immigration and terrorism will push the global biometrics market from $4.2 billion in 2010 to $11.2 billion in 2015, according to a new report from the research firm MarketsandMarkets. “Global Biometrics Technology (2010-2015), Market Forecast by Products, End-User Application and Geography” estimates CAGR of 21.6 [...]
People and technology drive the security industry. Within the security industry, life safety professionals utilize ever-increasingly technological tools to safeguard end users’ lives and property. One aspect of protecting lives and property is access control—allowing the right people in while keeping the wrong people out. Access control—with simple roots exemplified by guards and tumbler locks with matched keys—is, according to some, on the cusp of change with the advance of biometric technology. Is biometrics-based technology—which has traditionally been more associated with industrial and governmental settings—ready to move into other verticals like the multi-unit residential market?
Lots of factions aim to influence use, including a committee called RTCA By Matt Wickenheiser After the Intelligence Reform and Terror Prevention Act of 2004 was passed, government, air travel/infrastructure professionals and the security industry put together a committee to look at the use of biometrics in airports. The goal was to look at controlling [...]
Despite advances, research says security applications are somewhat limited By L. Samuel Pfeifle Whether you label it a video analytic or a biometric technology, one of the more intriguing developments in the security marketplace is facial recognition. Trying to protect mass transportation? Imagine a system that can scan a crowd on a platform and alarm [...]
In a June report, IMS Research market analyst Justin Siller forecasts the global market for fingerprint readers to grow from roughly $475 million in 2009 to $650 million by 2013.
A report released by ABI Research predicted increasing growth in biometrics over the next five years from $3 billion in 2008 to $7.3 billion in 2013, as more people begin using biometric systems for personal data management and security.