Contactless Biometrics Technology Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Company Analysis, Regional Insights and Forecast 2020 - 2027

Published Date : Dec 2020 | No. of Pages : 250 Pages | Category : Semiconductor and Electronic

The global Contactless Biometrics Technology market size is expected to be worth around US$ 30.12 billion by 2027, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.

The global Contactless Biometrics Technology market size was valued at US$ 6.91 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 20.2% during forecast period 2020 to 2027.

Growth Factors

The technology offers an innovative and much safer mode based on hygiene and convenience, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, which will boost the demand. Furthermore, rising demand for high level of security in commercial, public, and private sector is expected to drive the market growth. Growing usage of Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) technology in e-commerce and retail industry, BFSI sector, border control applications, and increasing support from government legislation to encourage the use of touchless authentication technology is further expected to drive the market growth.

Rising demand for security and surveillance owing to the increasing threats of terrorist attack and penetration of contactless biometrics solutions in enterprise applications is anticipated to propel the market growth. The demand is steadily increasing amid the COVID-19 outbreak. This pandemic has also influenced various digital businesses, which are now developing facial recognition systems to secure their online platforms.

Report Highlights

The software segment dominated the market with a share of over 45% in 2019 and is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period. Growing adoption of cloud-based services, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning (ML) for contactless biometrics solutions are expected to drive the demand for software to strengthen the compatibility of device for different applications. On the basis of component, the market is segmented into hardware, software, and service. The service segment is further segmented into professional services and managed services.

Growing demand for fast and secure access controls, queue-less passenger checks, seamless border crossing, and fast identification of individuals for better convenience and security is accelerating the market demand. Through fast software algorithms and machine-learning methods, manufacturers are developing contactless biometric high-tech sensor systems for fast and secure identity checks. Software also allows users to integrate the latest add-on features by just updating the software/application. Furthermore, various e-commerce companies such as, Inc. is also developing and marketing image recognition software, Amazon Rekognition, for users of Prime Photos service. The software allows users to detect faces, objects, and scenes to organize and filter their photos.

The iris segment is expected register significant growth over the forecast period. An iris-based system is accurate, fast, and convenient while eliminating payroll frauds such as buddy punching. The growing demand for iris biometrics technology within an organizations to process payroll and calculate other benefits such as disability, health, and vacation is expected to drive the demand for iris segment.

Growing COVID-19 pandemic across the globe is pushing everyone to minimize physical contact with common surface. Iris identification provides authentication solutions in national and civil ID programs, access control, and time attendance, among others. Furthermore, increasing adoption of iris technology by state and local agencies for border security is further expected to drive the growth. For instance, in April 2017, El Paso Police Department, U.S. started using biometrics technology which combines iris-scanning, facial recognition, and fingerprint identification capabilities to increase border security.

Government segment dominated the market 2019 and is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period. Governments across the globe started adopting contactless biometrics technology to minimize and control criminal activities. For instance, in November 2019, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), India, gathered bids from private companies to develop a centralized facial recognition surveillance system. The new system allowed police force for criminal identification and verifications process across the country.

The healthcare sector is expected to register considerable growth over the forecast period. The rapid technological advancements and AI-powered face and iris identification system allow hospital facilities to track patients without using physical tracking devices. Furthermore, emergence of real-time emotion detection, which is an application of face recognition in healthcare is also gaining popularity. It is used to detect emotions that patients exhibit during their stay in the facility. The data is used to determine how patients are feeling and also helps to identify where the patients need more attention in case, they’re in pain.

Regional Insights

North America dominated the market with a share of over 31% in 2019. This dominance can be attributed to presence of technology providers such as nVIAsoft Corporation, HID Global, M2SYS Technology, and BioConnect, in the region. Increasing demand for contactless biometrics solutions by payment solution providers to offer secure transactions to their customers in the region is further expected to drive the regional growth. For instance, in October 2019, SnapPay, Inc., a provider of payment solutions, announced the availability of facial recognition based payment technology for merchants in North America.

Rising adoption of contactless biometrics solutions in defense and government application is also expected to drive the demand for the market in North America. Furthermore, increasing government initiatives to implement contactless biometrics solutions to deal with increasing number of travelers and to increase security at airport facilities is expected to drive the regional demand. For instance, in 2018, the Canadian Border Services Agency installed kiosks, which utilize facial recognition technology at airports. The new technology utilized both facial recognition and fingerprint biometrics to facilitate clearance procedures to the travelers at airports in Canada.

Key Players

  • Aware Inc.

  • Fingerprint Cards AB

  • Fujitsu Limited

  • Gemalto N.V.

  • HID Global


  • M2SYS Technology

  • NEC Corporation

  • nViaSoft

  • Touchless Biometric Systems AG

Market Segmentation

Contactless Biometrics Technology Component Outlook 

  • Hardware

  • Software

  • Service

    • Professional Services

    • Managed Services

Contactless Biometrics Technology Application Outlook 

  • Face

  • Fingerprint

  • Hand Geometry

  • Iris

  • Voice

  • Others

Contactless Biometrics Technology End-use Outlook

  • Government

  • Banking & Finance

  • Consumer Electronics

  • Healthcare

  • Transport & Logistics

  • Defense & Security

  • Others

Contactless Biometrics Technology Regional Outlook 

  • North America

    • U.S.

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • U.K.

    • Germany

  • Asia Pacific

    • China

    • India

    • Japan

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

  • Middle East & Africa

The Contactless Biometrics Technology market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Contactless Biometrics Technology market for the base year 2019 and the forecast between 2020 and 2027. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global Contactless Biometrics Technology market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Contactless Biometrics Technology market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Contactless Biometrics Technology market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the Contactless Biometrics Technology capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Contactless Biometrics Technology by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Contactless Biometrics Technology market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2016 to 2027. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Contactless Biometrics Technology market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Contactless Biometrics Technology market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Contactless Biometrics Technology industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

The Contactless Biometrics Technology market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Contactless Biometrics Technology market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Contactless Biometrics Technology market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Contactless Biometrics Technology market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Contactless Biometrics Technology. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Contactless Biometrics Technology. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Contactless Biometrics Technology are as follows:

  • Historic Year: 2016-2019
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Forecast Year 2020 to 2027

Reasons to Purchase this Report:

- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

Market Size Estimation

Top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the global market size for company, regional division, product type and application (end users).

The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

All possible factors that influence the markets included in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to get the final quantitative and qualitative data. The market size for top-level markets and sub-segments is normalized, and the effect of inflation, economic downturns, and regulatory & policy changes or others factors are accounted for in the market forecast. This data is combined and added with detailed inputs and analysis from Vision Research Reports and presented in this report.

Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation

After complete market engineering with calculations for market statistics; market size estimations; market forecasting; market breakdown; and data triangulation. Extensive primary research was conducted to gather information and verify and validate the critical numbers arrived at. In the complete market engineering process, both top-down and bottom-up approaches were extensively used, along with several data triangulation methods, to perform market estimation and market forecasting for the overall market segments and sub-segments listed in this report.

Secondary Sources

Secondary Sources occupies approximately 25% of data sources, such as press releases, annual reports, Non-Profit organizations, industry associations, governmental agencies and customs data, and so on. This research study includes secondary sources; directories; databases such as Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones & Company), TRADING ECONOMICS, and avention; Investing News Network; statista; Federal Reserve Economic Data; annual reports; investor presentations; and SEC filings of companies.

Primary Sources

 In the primary research process, various sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report. The primary sources from the supply side include product manufacturers (and their competitors), opinion leaders, industry experts, research institutions, distributors, dealer and traders, as well as the raw materials suppliers and producers, etc.

The primary sources from the demand side include industry experts such as business leaders, marketing and sales directors, technology and innovation directors, supply chain executive, end users (product buyers), and related key executives from various key companies and organizations operating in the global market.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2016-2019) and forecast (2020-2027);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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