Category Archives: Research

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – State of the art and future challenges for card manufacturers

By | October 6, 2017

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards conducted from January through September 2017. The data presented have been collected through various means, including interviews with company representatives, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, shareholders, researchers, developers, consultants, international standard experts, people involved professionally in the smart card and biometric industry. The views and opinions expressed in this research are those of… Read More »

Enterprise Wearables Forecasted to Reach 118 Million Shipments in 2022

By | September 27, 2017

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 27 Sep 2017 ABI Research forecasts that enterprise wearable shipments will reach over 118 million in 2022, increasing from just over 38 million in 2017, a CAGR of 25%. The enterprise wearables market is continuing to see stronger growth than the consumer market, which has shipment numbers increasing at a lower CAGR of 13%.   Healthcare… Read More »

First Half 2017 Breach Level Index Report: Identity Theft and Poor Internal Security Practices Take a Toll

By | September 20, 2017

• 164% increase in stolen, lost or compromised records • 103% increase in the number of breaches in the education industry • 74% of data breach incidents were identity theft Amsterdam, September 20, 2017 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today released the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, a global database of public data breaches, revealing 918… Read More »

Bank card purchases in Hungary up 25% in Q2

By | September 18, 2017

The value of purchases made in Hungary with locally issued bank cards rose 25% year-on-year to HUF 1,066 billion in the second quarter of 2017, the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) said in a quarterly report published Friday, cited by state news agency MTI. Card holders made more and higher-value purchases in Hungary with slightly fewer bank cards… Read More »

Rising Adoption of Smart Card Technologies Yielding 8.7% CAGR in Global Markets

By | September 6, 2017

WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New applications, devices and adoption trends are driving an increasing global market for smart card technologies, which is expected to reach $11.0 billion in 2022, up from nearly $7.3 billion in 2017, according to BCC Research’s Smart Card Technologies and Global Markets. Continued waves of new smart phones that include emerging… Read More »

Thin Film Battery Industry to cross $1.8bn by 2024

By | September 1, 2017

Thin film battery market is set to cross the billion-dollar benchmark by 2024, with a targeted industry valuation of USD 1.8 billion. Reportedly, the overall thin film battery industry share was worth USD 200 million in 2015. The huge growth that this business is anticipated to witness can be credited to its myriad applications across a wide range of… Read More »

FICO Reports a 39 Percent Rise in Debit Cards Compromised at U.S. ATMs and Merchants

By | August 31, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Compromises of ATMs and point-of-sale (POS) devices in the US rose 21 percent in the first six months of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016. Compromised cards rose by 39 percent. Cardholders should employ common sense when using ATMs, and check their transactions frequently. FICO® Card Alert Service monitors hundreds of thousands of ATMs… Read More »

All Eyes on India, the U.S. and China as the EMV Payment Cards Market Normalizes

By | August 29, 2017

LONDON, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Following a disappointing year in 2016, when the Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV) payment cards market nearly grinded to a halt, ABI Research expects the market to bounce back this year with an anticipated annual growth rate of 4.6%.  The EMV market problems began in 2016 with overstocking issues in the U.S., causing shipments to drop by… Read More »

E Sim Card: A Revolutionary Stride In The Sim Market

By | August 28, 2017

E-SIM Card (Embedded SIM) market research report helps to get access to industry data and upcoming trends which will give you avenues to know about the market. This report gives opportunities to go through with industry analysis, share and forecast, Providing brief description about the market size its competitors and product identification.  In this report, the global E-SIM… Read More »

Contactless EMV Cards Sales Market 2017- ABnote, Safran, Watchdata, American Express

By | August 25, 2017

Apex Research, recently published a detailed market research study focused on the “Contactless EMV Cards Market” across the global, regional and country level. The report provides 360° analysis of “Contactless EMV Cards Market” from view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the… Read More »

Global Diffractive Optically Variable Devices (DOVIDs) Market 2017- AHEAD Optoelectronics Inc, Alpha Lasertek India Ltd, AM Security Printing Technologies FZ LLC

By | August 24, 2017

Worldwide Diffractive Optically Variable Devices (DOVIDs) Market 2017 presents a widespread and fundamental study of Diffractive Optically Variable Devices (DOVIDs) industry along with the analysis of subjective aspects which will provide key business insights to the readers. Global Diffractive Optically Variable Devices (DOVIDs) Market 2017 research report offers the analytical view of the industry by studying different factors like Diffractive… Read More »

The majority of US public is ready for mobile driver licenses according to an OT-Morpho & Radius Global Market Research study

By | August 23, 2017

National Research shows license renewal and privacy protection as most appealing to consumers. A new study conducted by Radius Global Market Research and MorphoTrust USA, part of OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, shows the majority of the U.S. public is ready for the traditional plastic driver’s license to go mobile. The survey polled… Read More »

Payment Card Statistical Yearbooks 2016-17

By | August 21, 2017

Contactless cards are the new mainstream in Europe. The country profiles of the Payment Cards Yearbooks provide the individual background of contactless cards and contactless POS/MPOS terminals by country, including card form factors and mobile contactless initiatives. Lead by the UK, France, Turkey, Poland, Spain, Czechia and Slovakia, the rollout of contactless technology has gained significant traction in… Read More »

Juniper Research: Contactless to Account for More Than 1 in 2 POS Transactions Globally by 2022

By | August 21, 2017

BASINGSTOKE, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new study from Juniper Research has found more than half (53%) of global transactions at POS (Point of Sale) will be contactless within 5 years, compared to just 15% this year. The new research, POS & mPOS Terminals: Vendor Strategies, Positioning & Market Forecasts 2017-2022, found that adoption in the US would rise sharply over the period, with… Read More »

Smart card – Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)

By | August 11, 2017

A new research document with title ‘Smart card – Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)’ covering detailed analysis, Competitive landscape, forecast and strategies. The study covers geographic analysis that includes regions like US, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, South Africa, Egypt and important players/vendors such as Sony corp, Datacard corp, Renesas Electronics, Arm Holdings PLC…………….The report will help user gain… Read More »

Online credit card fraud on the rise, accounting accounting for 78 per cent of total card fraud in Australia

By | August 3, 2017

There has been a massive increase in online credit card fraud, with transactions made using stolen card details hitting $417.6 million in 2016, more than doubling since 2011. Industry body Australian Payments Network has revealed that transactions made using stolen credit card details accounted for 78 per cent of more than $530 million in total netted by fraudsters last… Read More »

UK – Contactless payments to save shoppers 141 MILLION hours

By | August 2, 2017

The rise of contactless payments continues, and they’re set to save UK shoppers a hefty 141 million hours over the next few years. So says research from Barclaycard, commissioned to mark the tenth anniversary of ‘touch and go’ payments. The credit card firm has crunched the numbers, and says this time saved by 2021 will be worth almost… Read More »

UK – Contactless sheds growing pains as tenth anniversary looms

By | August 1, 2017

With the tenth anniversary of the introduction of contactless cards in the UK fast approaching, Barclays is forecasting that tap and pay spending will soar by more than 300% over the next four years as seven in ten Brits begin to use the technology more frequently for everyday purchases. Barclaycard first introduced the technology to the UK almost… Read More »

Biometric Payment Technologies Supported by 80% of Americans, Survey Says

By | July 31, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — A recent survey conducted by Viewpost on how American consumers view the future of payments and key issues around awareness of payment technologies reveals a high interest in biometric and “futuristic” payment options. The company surveyed a cross-section of 1,000 U.S.-based consumers, finding that overall, 80% of Americans are in support of using tools like sensor fingerprinting,… Read More »

US Payments Forum Summer 2017 Market Snapshot: Chip-on-Chip Transactions Increasing, Improving Consumer Transaction Experiences, Educating Merchants on EMV Implementation Challenges

By | July 26, 2017

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., July 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Payments Forum today released its summer 2017 market snapshot, providing updates on the continuing progress of the U.S. EMV migration, improvements in the consumer’s chip transaction experience at the point of sale (POS), and priorities for the second half of 2017 to focus on unique chip migration… Read More »