Asia Pacific countries have diverse cultures and languages, and this diversity is reflected in biometric systems. Different countries in the region have adopted various biometric modalities, including fingerprint recognition, facial recognition, iris scanning, palm vein recognition, and voice recognition. Many Asia Pacific countries have experienced rapid economic growth and urbanization. As a result, there is a growing need for advanced security solutions and efficient identity verification methods, which has fueled the adoption of biometric systems in various sectors. Governments across Asia Pacific have been actively promoting the use of biometric systems for various applications. For example, India's Aadhaar program, which uses biometrics for identity verification, is one of the largest biometric initiatives globally. Governments in Asia Pacific often use biometrics for citizen identification, border control, and law enforcement. Asia Pacific is home to some of the world's most advanced smart cities. Biometric systems are integrated into smart city infrastructure for applications such as access control, public transportation, and surveillance. Asia Pacific is a hub for technological innovation, particularly in artificial intelligence (AI). Many companies in the region are developing advanced biometric solutions that leverage AI and machine learning for improved accuracy and security. The adoption of mobile wallets and payment apps in Asia Pacific relies on biometric authentication to secure digital transactions. Companies providing biometric solutions for mobile payments can tap into this growing market. Organizations across Asia Pacific are increasing their cybersecurity investments, including biometric solutions, to protect against cyber threats and data breaches. There is a growing demand for biometric technologies that enhance data security. Asia Pacific countries are exploring cross-border collaboration using biometrics to facilitate seamless travel and trade. Initiatives like the ASEAN Smart ID aim to simplify cross-border processes, creating opportunities for biometric technology providers. According to the research report "Asia-Pacific Biometric System Market Outlook, 2028," published by Bonafide Research, the market is expected to grow at 18.84% CAGR by 2023–28. Tourism is a major industry in many Asia Pacific countries. Airports and travel hubs are increasingly adopting biometric systems for faster and more secure passenger processing. Companies specializing in biometric solutions for travel-related applications have significant opportunities. The healthcare sector in Asia Pacific is adopting biometric systems for patient identification, electronic health record (EHR) access, and prescription verification. With the growing demand for healthcare services, there is a significant opportunity for biometric technology providers to cater to this sector's needs. Several Asia Pacific countries, such as Japan and South Korea, have aging populations. This demographic shift creates opportunities for biometric applications in healthcare and senior care, including patient identification, remote monitoring, and ensuring the safety and well-being of elderly citizens. In some Asia Pacific regions, there are remote and rural areas with limited access to traditional identification methods. Biometric systems can help extend essential services, such as financial inclusion and healthcare, to these underserved populations. As businesses across Asia Pacific invest in cyber security, there is a growing need for cyber security consulting services that include biometric solutions. Cyber security firms can provide expertise in integrating biometric technologies into existing systems. The region's strong commitment to research and development presents opportunities for companies and institutions engaged in biometric research. Breakthroughs in biometric technology can drive market growth and innovation. Biometric systems are valuable tools for human resources departments, offering opportunities for HR technology providers to offer innovative solutions for employee management and attendance tracking. Based on country, the China Biometric System market was valued at around USD 4.70 billion in 2022, and the India Biometric System market is anticipated to grow at a 19.31% CAGR from 2023 to 2028. China has one of the world's largest biometric databases, with extensive facial recognition data collected from various sources. This database is used for a wide range of applications, including public security, law enforcement, and public services. China is developing a comprehensive social credit system that integrates biometric data with other personal information to assess individuals' behaviour and assign social credit scores. This system impacts access to services, travel, and other aspects of daily life. China's mobile payment landscape heavily relies on biometrics. Apps like Alipay and WeChat Pay use facial recognition and fingerprint scanning to authenticate payments, making cashless transactions convenient. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, China introduced health QR codes that incorporate biometric data to track individuals' health status and travel history for disease control purposes. The China Construction Bank (CCB) has decided to use biometric cards in its digital renminbi experiments in collaboration with IDEX Biometrics. The bank has already released a digital yuan wallet app. The NFC-enabled biometric smart card will allow users to utilize digital currency without the need for a smartphone. These biometric cards will serve as digital hard wallets for members of the Chinese digital currency trial, known as DCEP. Fingerprint sensors and biometric software will protect these smart cards. In addition, India's Aadhaar project is the largest biometric identification system in the world. It has enrolled over 1.2 billion residents, providing them with a unique 12-digit Aadhaar number linked to their biometric data, including fingerprints and iris scans. The Election Commission of India has integrated biometrics into the electoral process. Voter ID cards now include biometric data to prevent voter fraud and ensure the accuracy of voter rolls. Biometric authentication methods, such as fingerprint scanning, are commonly used for digital payments through the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and mobile wallets like Paytm and Google Pay. The market is divided into Fingerprint Recognition, Face Recognition, Hand Geometry, Voice Recognition, Iris recognition/ Retina Recognition, Signature Recognition, Vein Recognition and Others (Keystroke Dynamics, Gait Recognition, and Earlobe Geometry & DNA Biometrics) based on Technology. Asia Pacific is home to a wide array of languages and dialects, making voice recognition a versatile biometric modality. Voice recognition systems are developed to understand and recognize various languages spoken in the region, including Mandarin, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, and more. Voice recognition is considered one of the most natural and convenient forms of biometric authentication. Users can easily speak commands or provide voice samples, making it user-friendly for various applications. The increasing popularity of virtual assistants like Siri, Google Assistant, and Baidu's DuerOS in Asia Pacific countries has driven the adoption of voice recognition. These assistants rely on voice authentication for user-specific interactions. Voice recognition technology is being integrated into education technology (EdTech) platforms to assess students' pronunciation and language skills. It can also be used for secure online exams. Voice recognition applications for language learning and pronunciation assessment are gaining popularity in the Asia Pacific region, where learning English and other languages is a significant priority. Voice recognition technology can be integrated into various platforms and devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and smart speakers. This cross-platform compatibility makes it a versatile choice for authentication across a wide range of consumer and enterprise applications. Based on mobility, the market is divided into fixed and portable and based on authentication type, the market is divided into single-factor authentication and multi-factor authentication (MFA). The Portable segment is expected to have the highest market share in the Asia-Pacific (Asia Pacific) biometric system market based on mobility. Portability is a crucial feature for biometric systems in the Asia Pacific region, where users need to authenticate themselves while on the move. Portable devices, such as fingerprint scanners and handheld iris scanners, offer the flexibility to perform biometric authentication anywhere, including in remote and field settings. In rural and remote areas of Asia Pacific, where traditional banking infrastructure is limited, portable biometric systems are used to bring financial services to the unbanked population. Mobile biometric devices facilitate account opening, cash withdrawals, and other banking services in remote locations. Portable biometric systems are used at events, conferences, and exhibitions for attendee registration and access control. Event organizers benefit from the flexibility and convenience of portable devices. Several governments in the Asia Pacific region are implementing portable biometric devices as part of their e-governance initiatives. These devices are used for citizen authentication in various government services, including voter registration, public distribution systems, and social welfare programs. In addition, The Asia Pacific region, like the rest of the world, faces a growing number of cyber security threats, including data breaches, identity theft, and phishing attacks. MFA is seen as an effective countermeasure against these threats, as it significantly reduces the risk of unauthorized access. With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, more people are accessing sensitive data and applications from mobile devices. MFA methods like biometric authentication (e.g., fingerprint or facial recognition) are convenient for mobile users and contribute to the growing popularity of MFA. The shift towards cloud-based services and applications also favors MFA adoption, as it provides an extra layer of security for remote access. Businesses in the Asia Pacific region are increasingly recognizing the importance of MFA in protecting their assets and data. As a result, they are more willing to invest in MFA solutions, contributing to the market's growth. In terms of components, the market is divided into hardware, software, and services. Furthermore, the market is divided into contact-based, contactless, and hybrid based on functionality. The Hardware segments expected high market share in the Asia Pacific Biometric System market. Biometric hardware includes devices such as fingerprint scanners, facial recognition cameras, iris scanners, palm print readers, and others. These devices are essential components of biometric systems. The rising adoption of biometric authentication in various sectors like government, finance, healthcare, and retail has led to an increased demand for hardware components. Businesses and government agencies are deploying biometric systems to enhance security and user authentication. The financial sector is a major contributor to the demand for biometric hardware. Banks and financial institutions are using biometrics for customer authentication, ATM security, and mobile banking applications. The rising trend of using biometrics to combat fraud in financial transactions has boosted the demand for biometric hardware. In addition based on functionality the contact-less segment is expected to the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Contactless biometrics eliminates the need for physical contact with biometric sensors, making them more user-friendly and sanitary. This touch less authentication approach is particularly appealing in public spaces, airports, healthcare facilities, and other high-traffic areas where hygiene is a top priority. Airports in North America are increasingly deploying contactless biometric systems for passenger verification and boarding processes. This not only enhances security but also expedites the traveler's journey through the airport. The Asia Pacific Biometric System market, based on end users, is divided into: government, banking and finance, defense services, consumer electronics, healthcare, commercial safety and security, transport/visa/Logistics, automotive, and others. Governments in the Asia Pacific region are increasingly investing in biometric technology for border security and immigration control. Biometric systems, such as facial recognition and fingerprint scanners, are used to verify the identities of travelers at airports, seaports, and land borders. The need to enhance national security and streamline immigration processes drives the adoption of biometrics in this sector. Many countries in the Asia Pacific region are implementing or expanding their national identification programs. Biometric systems play a pivotal role in these initiatives, as they offer a highly secure and accurate way to establish and verify citizens' identities. Government agencies are deploying biometric systems for citizen enrollment and identity verification, contributing significantly to the market. Biometric access control systems are widely used in government buildings, offices, and secure facilities to control access to sensitive areas. These systems enhance security by replacing traditional key cards or PIN-based access with more secure biometric authentication methods. Biometric systems are used for disaster management and public safety purposes. For instance, during natural disasters, biometrics can be used to identify missing persons and coordinate rescue efforts. Recent Developments: • Samsung has been a major player in the development of biometric systems in Asia Pacific. In 2022, it introduced the Galaxy S22 Ultra with an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. The company also has a number of other biometric products, such as the Galaxy Watch4 with heart rate monitoring and the Galaxy Z Fold 3 with facial recognition. • Huawei has also been investing heavily in biometrics. In 2023, it introduced the Mate Xs 2 foldable phone with a fingerprint sensor under the display. The company is also developing a facial recognition system that can be used to unlock phones and authenticate payments. • Tencent is a Chinese technology giant that is also developing biometric technologies. In 2022, it launched the Tencent QQ Smile to Pay system, which uses facial recognition to authenticate payments. The company is also developing a biometric-based access control system for its offices. • Alibaba is another Chinese technology giant that is investing in biometrics. In 2023, it launched the Alipay Face ID system, which uses facial recognition to authenticate payments. The company is also developing a biometric-based attendance system for its employees. • NTT Docomo is a Japanese telecommunications company that is also developing biometric technologies. In 2022, it launched the Docomo ID system, which uses facial recognition to authenticate users. The company is also developing a biometric-based access control system for its offices. Key Players Insights: M2SYS Technology, Assa Abloy AB, Aware, Inc., Amano Corporation, BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd., BIO-key International, Cognitec Systems GmbH, Daon, Inc. , Dermalog Identification Systems Gmbh, Ant Group CO., Ltd., Fujitsu Limited, Suprema Inc., Fingerprint Cards AB, Thales Group, Idemia, Idteck, and NEC Corporation. Considered in this report • Geography: Asia Pacific • Historic year: 2017 • Base year: 2022 • Estimated year: 2023 • Forecast year: 2028 Aspects covered in this report • Asia Pacific Biometric System with its value and forecast along with its segments • Country-wise Biometric System market analysis • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation Countries covered in the report: • China • Japan • India • Australia • South Korea By Technology • Fingerprint Recognition • Face Recognition • Hand Geometry • Voice Recognition • Iris recognition/ Retina Recognition • Signature recognition • Vein Recognition • Others (Keystroke Dynamics, Gait Recognition, Earlobe Geometry & DNA Biometrics) By Component • Hardware • Software • Services By Functionality • Contact-Based • Contact-less • Hybrid By Authentication Type • Single-Factor Authentication • Multi-Factor Authentication By Mobility • Fixed • Portable By End-User • Government • Banking and Finance • Defense Services • Consumer Electronics • Healthcare • Commercial Safety and Security • Transport/Visa/Logistics • Automotive • Others The approach of the report: This report consists of a combined approach of primary and secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and list the companies that are present in it. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, annual reports of companies, and government-generated reports and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources, primary research was conducted by conducting telephone interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducting trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this; we have started making primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting them in regional aspects, tier aspects, age group, and gender. Once we have primary data with us, we can start verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations and organizations related to the Biometric System industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing and presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.
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