The biometrics market has been booming for years now, having kicked into a high gear as demand for enhanced security technologies ramped up in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, and further accelerated when Apple blazed a trail for biometrics in the consumer tech sector with its first fingerprint-scanning iPhone in 2013. What’s remarkable is that the overall biometrics is still firing on all pistons, with growth expected across the board.
To get a sense of what this growth looks like in detail, it’s worth taking a moment to consider some recent market forecasts breaking things down by modality and application.
The facial recognition market offers a great example, with excitement about this technology continuing to grow after Apple’s launch of Face ID in the iPhone X:
Behavioral biometrics represents another fast-growing modality that has only started to go mainstream:
Meanwhile, a new sector is emerging with the rise of biometric payment cards:
Biometric technology is also playing a key role in driving adjacent markets such as smart car security:
Likewise with respect to the surging e-Passport market:
All of this is helping to keep the overall biometrics market going at full steam: