Category Archives: Research

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition December 2017

By | December 5, 2017

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards conducted from January through December 2017. The data presented have been collected through various means, including interviews with company representatives, shareholders, researchers, developers, and people involved professionally in the smart card and biometric industry. The views and opinions expressed in this research are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect… Read More »

EAST Publishes European Fraud Update 3-2017

By | November 9, 2017

The European Association for Secure Transactions (EAST) has just published its third European Fraud Update for 2017.  This is based on country crime updates given by representatives of 15 countries in the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), and 5 non-SEPA countries, at the 43rd EAST meeting held in Edinburgh on 4th October 2017. Payment fraud issues were reported… Read More »

Biometric Payment Cards to Boost Banking Industry Security

By | November 7, 2017

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK – 07 Nov 2017 ABI Research finds that biometric technologies are steadily growing their presence in more banking applications, with embedded fingerprint sensor payment cards being the latest addition finally ready to go public. Fingerprint embedded payment cards will enjoy an impressive growth over the next years reaching 160 million shipments by 2022 with… Read More »

Card Printer Market – Segmentation Analysis and Forecast

By | November 3, 2017

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global card printer market is expected to grow at an impressive CAGR of more than 2% during the forecast period, according to Technavio’s latest market research. n this market research report, Technavio covers the market outlook and growth prospects of the global card printer market for 2017-2021. The market has further been segmented into two segments, based on technology (thermal… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition November 2017

By | November 1, 2017

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

Unlocking the Next-Generation Powered Payment Cards Market

By | October 23, 2017

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 23 Oct 2017 Payment Cards become powered when they take on interactive form factors such as biometric sensors and Dynamic Code Verification (DCV). In total, 213 million powered payment cards are forecasted to ship in 2022, according to the latest report by ABI Research, a leader in emerging technology intelligence. This number is made up of… Read More »

E-wallets surpass debit card usage in U.S. in 2017

By | October 20, 2017

The e-commerce market continues to grow in the U.S., impacting how people make payments – the use of e-wallets surpassed debit cards in the U.S. by 7 percent in 2017, and within the next five years, is set to overtake credit cards as the leading payment option, according to Worldpay’s latest report. Worldpay’s 2017 Global Payments Report analyzed… Read More »

Cost effective strategy for polycarbonate card protection

By | October 18, 2017

LOCHOVICE (October 18, 2017) – „The strongest possible document protection is not the most expensive one“ is the name of Optaglio´s recently published white paper. Focusing on strategies for anti-counterfeit protection of polycarbonate documents, it states that many manufacturers spend enormous resources without actually improving protection. Importance of well-considered strategy is emphasised in the white paper.  The paper… Read More »

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 »