Category Archives: Research

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 »

E-Sim cards are coming, whether the operators want them or not

By | July 20, 2017

The global Embedded SIM (E-Sim) card market is rising steadily due to the several advantages these cards have over conventional SIM cards. For example, E-Sim cards let users change mobile network operators with a few clicks. This ability to switch network providers in real time over the air (OTA) in machine-to-machine systems such as smart meters and connected… Read More »

UnionPay Leading The Pack In The Global Card Market

By | July 17, 2017

Mastercard and Visa are losing market share to UnionPay when it comes to the global cards market. That’s according to new research from RBR, which announced news in a press release late last week that the global card market has increased to 14 billion cards and that UnionPay is becoming the largest payment scheme. According to RBR, the number of… Read More »

Smart Cards Market on Track to Reach US$ 15,050.2 Mn by 2024

By | July 17, 2017

PMR maintains a positive long-term outlook on the global smart card market, estimating global revenues to surpass US$ 15,050.2 Mn by 2024. In terms of volume, the global smart card market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 9.6% over 2016 – 2024. According to the latest market report published by Persistence Market Research, titled Global Market… Read More »

Debit Cards Knock off Cash as No. 1 Payment Method in U.K.

By | July 12, 2017

Cash is no longer king in the U.K., according to the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) annual Payments Survey, which found that debit card transactions accounted for almost 43 percent of all retail transactions in 2016, overtaking cash, which accounted for 42 percent of all retail transactions, for the first time. Falling average transaction values in debit and credit… Read More »

E-SIM Card Market (Application – M2M (Connected Cars and Utility) Outlook 2025

By | July 10, 2017

The global E-SIM card market is rising steadily due to the several advantages of E-SIM card over conventional SIM cards. E-SIM card allows changing mobile network operator at a few clicks, a feature distinct to them. For instance, ability to switch network providers over the air in machine to machine systems such as smart meters and connected cars… Read More »

Worldwide E-SIM Card Market: Entry of New Players to Intensify Competition, Notes TMR

By | July 10, 2017

ALBANY, New York, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The global E-SIM card market is prophesied to witness entry of significant number of new players thereby featuring intensified competition in the future, says a recent publication by Transparency Market Research (TMR). Few of the prominent players operating in the global E-SIM card market are Apple Inc., Samsung, Gemalto N.V., Giesecke & Devrient GmbH,… Read More »

SIMalliance Reports 5% Growth in 2016 Global SIM Shipments

By | July 5, 2017

Highest ever SIM shipment volumes achieved; Strong growth in Asia underpins positive global outlook; Triple SIM becomes largest form factor category representing more than half of shipments worldwide 05 April, 2017 – The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM market, has reported a 5% year-on-year growth in its 2016 shipment volumes, with a total 4.9 billion… Read More »