Governments drive £25billion growth in biometric ID

By September 10, 2018 Uncategorized

The global biometrics technology market is expected to be more than £25billion by 2022. And one of the main drivers of that growth is government adoption, reports Credence Research Inc.

Governments want to increase security for citizens and introduce frictionless controls at their borders. This is driving innovation worldwide.

North America and Europe accounts for the largest revenue share, while the Asia-Pacific region is expected to see the fastest growth in biometric tech.

Next week New York hosts The Global ID Summit, organised by INTERPOL. A collection of more than 200 academics, biometric thought leaders and heads of national security agencies.

They will discuss the challenges and successes shaping national and global security. Our infographic highlights some of the ground-breaking projects that will be under the microscope.

Key themes of the summit include everything from the impact of GDPR and automated screening for transport and border control to ways cloud platforms can enhance efficiency.

Marie DiTrapani, Executive Director of Global ID Summit 2018, says: “The summit will provide attendees the opportunity to learn, share and connect with thought leaders…

“To discuss priorities, the latest budget highlights and investments and considerations being made to integrate biometrics and identity platforms to keep our nations safe.”