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Frost & Sullivan: Global Commercial Biometrics Market to Grow Considerably as Awareness Increases

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Frost & Sullivan: Global CommercialFrost & Sullivan: Global Commercial Biometrics Market to Grow Considerably as Awareness Increases PR Newswire LONDON, Oct. 23, 2013 -- Fingerprint technology continues to be the most used, even as face and iris recognition gain prominence Increasing awareness of biometrics across industries will spur the global commercial biometrics market. While historically the adoption of biometrics has been concentrated in the government sector, recent years have witnessed considerable demand for applications such as ATMs, retail points of sale, and finance. Iris and face recognition algorithms have undergone substantial advancements and are gaining prominence, while fingerprint technologies remain the most popular. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.autoid.frost.com), Analysis of the Global Commercial Biometrics Market, finds that the market earned revenues of $1.48 billion in 2012 and estimates this to reach $6.15 billion in 2019. In addition to fingerprint, facial and iris biometrics, the study covers hand geometry, voice, and signature technologies. "Better end-user recognition of the unique capabilities of biometric technologies, including enhanced security as well as physical and logical access control in applications, has helped vendors win a number of projects and contracts," said Frost & Sullivan Senior Research Analyst Ram Ravi.

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Frost & Sullivan: Global Commercial Biometrics Market to Grow Considerably as Awareness Increases

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-- Fingerprint technology continues to be the most used, even as face and iris recognition gain prominence

Increasing awareness of biometrics across industries will spur the global commercial biometrics market. While historically the adoption of biometrics has been concentrated in the government sector, recent years have witnessed considerable demand for applications such as ATMs, retail points of sale, and finance. Iris and face recognition algorithms have undergone substantial advancements and are gaining prominence, while fingerprint technologies remain the most popular.