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Global Iris Biometrics Industry

Table 7: Worldwide Mobile Workforce (2011): PercentageShare Breakdown of Number of Mobile Workers by Region(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunityin the Offing II-17Opportunity Indicators II-18Table 8: World Market for Smartphones (2011 & 2017P):Breakdown of Sales in Thousand Units by GeographicRegion/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18Growing Demand for Contactless Access Control Applications toDrive Demand for Iris Biometrics II-18Government Sector - A Major Revenue Contributor II-19Iris Biometrics Gains Prominence in Travel & ImmigrationControl II-19National ID Programs - Building Opportunities for IrisBiometric Systems II-20Law Enforcement Agencies to Invest Significantly in IrisBiometric Systems II-21Prisons & Detention Centers Bank on Iris Biometrics II-22Future Price Declines to Boost Demand for Iris BiometricSystems in Enterprise & Consumer Applications II-22Growing Adoption in Banking & Financial Services Sector II-23E-Commerce/M-Commerce - Opportunities Galore II-23Table 9: Global Electronic Payments Market (2009-2013):Annual Breakdown of Number of Payment Transactions (inBillions) for e-Commerce Activities (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-24Stringent Data Protection Laws to Boost Prospects for IrisBiometrics in the Enterprise Sector II-24Innovative Applications on the Anvil II-24Use of Iris Biometrics for Attendance & Workforce Managementto Grow in Prominence II-24Prevention of Looming Crimes Made Possible with IrisBiometrics II-25Hygiene Concerns Create Business Case for Iris Biometrics II-26Issues II-26Lack of Strong Historical Database II-26Public Apprehensions Mar Wider Adoption of Iris Biometrics II-26Cost Factor II-26Technical Issues II-26Scalability Issues II-27Legal Issues II-27Lack of Interoperability - A Technical Challenge II-27Building Awareness on Safety of Technology - Need of the Hour II-28Technology Developments - The Way Forward II-28Advanced Hand Held Devices to Bring Portability to IrisBiometrics II-29Prevalence of Iris Technology in Global Market (2013 Vs.2020): A Comparative Study II-29Technology Integration Gives Rise to Multi-Modal Applications II-29

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-31Biometrics Technology II-31Introduction II-31A Peek into the History II-31Working of Biometrics II-31Physiological and Behavioral Characteristics II-31Verification and Identification II-32Iris Biometrics II-32Overview II-32How It Works? II-33The Algorithms II-33Precisions II-34Enrollment & Identification II-34Types II-35Active Recognition System II-35Passive Recognition System II-35Advantages II-35Demerits II-35Application II-36

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