Acuity Market Intelligence

Year in Review 2017: Maxine Most, Acuity Market Intelligence

Acuity Market Intelligence and its Principal Analyst, Maxine Most, were among the earliest industry experts to predict the full extent of the mobile biometrics revolution, and they have kept on the ball over the past year. Acuity’s prediction at the start of 2017 that cheaper biometric smartphones would flood into the market presaged the increasing…

Upward Trend Continues for Automated Border Control Kiosks: Acuity

Upward Trend Continues for Automated Border Control Kiosks: Acuity

The market for automated border control kiosks will see a CAGR of over 20 percent over the next three years, according to a new report from Acuity Market Intelligence. It will be a continuation of a growth trend already well underway, with Acuity asserting that the number of automated border control kiosks increased by over…

Will Biometrics Live In The Cloud in 2022?

Will Biometrics Live In The Cloud in 2022?

“Acuity’s forecast calls for the cloud to make it rain, with the mobile biometrics market driven to $50.6 billion annually by the projected 2022.” Acuity Market Intelligence wants you to imagine life in 2022. A world where we’ve seen the number of active biometrically-enabled mobile devices increasing to 5.5 billion globally, thus creating a platform…

Acuity Predicts Over a Trillion Cloud-Based Transactions Per Annum by 2022

Acuity Predicts Over a Trillion Cloud-Based Transactions Per Annum by 2022

“The big payoff comes from Cloud, or server-side biometrics, that simplify authentication and reduce friction while linking an individual to a device and platform independent Unique Verifiable Identity (UVI).” – Maxine Most, Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence There will be a trillion cloud-based biometric transactions per year by 2022, according to a new report from Acuity Market…

Education is Critical! 3 Essential Takeaways From ‘Biometric Governments In Practice’

Education is Critical! 3 Essential Takeaways From ‘Biometric Governments In Practice’

“The discussion in Biometric Governments in Practice helped set the bar for industry dialogue moving forward, not just in government sector identity management, but the industry at large in terms of privacy, education, and the shift toward convenient user experience as a market driver.” Last Wednesday FindBiometrics brought Government Applications Month to a close with…

Shift to Cloud-Based Biometrics is Coming: Acuity

Shift to Cloud-Based Biometrics is Coming: Acuity

“Proponents of on-device biometric authentication argue that server-side systems are vulnerable to breaches, but Most says these concerns ‘have been sensationalized.’” Cloud-based biometric authentication is emerging as a key trend in digital services, argues a new white paper from Acuity Market Intelligence. The trend will be particularly important for financial services organizations, who ignore it…

Mobile Biometrics Market To Hit  $50.6 Billion in 2022: Acuity

Mobile Biometrics Market To Hit $50.6 Billion in 2022: Acuity

“Acuity predicts that by the end of this year, over 1.9 billion biometric mobile devices will be in use, and that this will grow to 5.5 billion devices by 2022, when 98 percent of all smartphones will have biometric capabilities.” The mobile biometrics market will see dramatic growth over the next several years, rising from…

WATCH: Expert Behavioral Biometrics Webinar

WATCH: Expert Behavioral Biometrics Webinar

Behavioral Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics culminated with an expert webinar on Wednesday, April 26. The presentation, moderated by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill, starts with the latest market research from Maxine Most, Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence, providing an overview of the current behavioral biometrics market. Most is then joined by Ryan Wilk, Vice President, Customer Success,…

Acuity Brings Biometric Debate to K(NO)W Identity Conference

Acuity Brings Biometric Debate to K(NO)W Identity Conference

The inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference is underway in Washington, DC, and as one would expect from an event aimed at shaping the future of identity, biometrics are playing a major role. Biometric authentication is being taken for granted in many of the conversations occurring at K(NO)W, often with fingerprint authentication on a smartphone mentioned as…

Buzz Builds for Behavioral Biometrics Ahead of Expert Webinar

Buzz Builds for Behavioral Biometrics Ahead of Expert Webinar

While numerous vendors at this year’s ISC West security expo continue to demonstrate the utility of traditional biometric modalities like fingerprint scanning and facial recognition, a new kind of biometric technology is poised to take a growing place in the spotlight: behavioral biometrics. Based on the subtle behavioral patterns emerging from how users behave online…

eID Market to Generate $54M in Revenues by 2021: Acuity

eID Market to Generate $54M in Revenues by 2021: Acuity

The worldwide national electronic ID market will produce more than $54 billion in revenues between 2016 and 2021, according to a new forecast from Acuity Market Intelligence. The firm’s report, The Global National eID Industry Report: 2017 Edition, predicts that during that same period, the number of countries issuing eID cards will rise from 124 to…

FindBiometrics Announces First Expert Webinar of 2017

FindBiometrics Announces First Expert Webinar of 2017

FindBiometrics is starting its 2017 webinar season with a bang, tackling one of the hottest topics in the tech world: Mobile biometrics. The field has come a long way from Apple’s pioneering introduction of Touch ID. Fingerprint sensors are now common and widespread smartphone features, and are starting to find their way into multi-modal solutions…

APC, ABC eGate Tech to Bring Revenues of $1B+ by 2020: Acuity

APC, ABC eGate Tech to Bring Revenues of $1B+ by 2020: Acuity

“Acuity predicts that growth [in the APC Kiosk market] will once again pick up steam over the next couple of years as the technology expands in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.” “As the Trump administration doubles down on immigration restrictions and promises of ‘extreme vetting,’ the reality is that biometrics are used…

Acuity Predicts Mainstreaming of Iris, Behavioral Biometrics for 2017

Acuity Predicts Mainstreaming of Iris, Behavioral Biometrics for 2017

Acuity Market Intelligence has announced its “Ten Top Trends for Biometrics and Digital Identity” for 2017. Many of the trends are already underway. Mobile biometrics will continue to go mainstream, enterprise executives will continue to respond to the impacts of the IoT, and more startups and small companies are going to be acquired by bigger…

Cheaper Biometric Smartphones Flooding Global Market: Acuity

Cheaper Biometric Smartphones Flooding Global Market: Acuity

“…there are now at least 120 biometric smartphone models priced under $150, with the average price now only $116.” Biometric smartphones are now flooding the global mobile market and prices are way down, according to a new report from Acuity Market Intelligence. There are now 500 biometric smartphone models on the market, from 87 different…

Biometric Smartphone Market Saw Massive Growth in 2016

Biometric Smartphone Market Saw Massive Growth in 2016

The biometric smartphone market saw growth of over 100 percent last year, according to a new report from Acuity Market Intelligence. In January of last year, there were about 200 biometric smartphone models on the market; now, there are 549, according to the firm. Almost a billion such phones are in use around the world,…

Biometric Tech to See e-IDs Replaced by Mobile Virtual Credentials

Biometric Tech to See e-IDs Replaced by Mobile Virtual Credentials

Electronic passports will peak by 2022, only to be replaced by virtual credentials, according to a new report from Acuity Market Intelligence. That same trend applies to all smart, biometric credentials including national ID cards and driver licenses, the market research firm says. And by 2030, “today’s standard identity credentials will be obsolete,” Acuity said…

Terrorism, Migration Concerns Driving Border Authorities to Biometrics: Acuity

Terrorism, Migration Concerns Driving Border Authorities to Biometrics: Acuity

Increasing concerns about terrorism and mass migration are helping to drive government adoption of biometric border screening, reports Acuity Market Intelligence. The market research firm says that there are currently about 690 million biometric ePassports and 390 million biometric visas in circulation around the world; meanwhile over two billion biometric national IDs are also in…

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