LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio’s latest report on biometrics in the education sector in the US states that multi-factor authentication and the availability of single sign on solutions have supported the rapid adoption of biometrics technology in this sector. Analysts have thus predicted a growth rate of close to 30% between 2015 and 2019.
Other growing markets for biometrics include the BRIC and the Middle East. In both regions, the government is one of the major end-users of biometrics, along with the oil and gas industry in Saudi Arabia, especially. Biometrics in the cloud is a major trend in the market, being adopted by traditional and non-traditional industries.
“In the education sector in the US, biometrics is used during the enrolment process. Fingerprint identification is the most commonly used biometric technology in this sector; however, vein recognition and voice recognition are slowly gaining traction,” says Raj Kumar, lead analyst of biometrics research within Technavio’s ICT team.
The report provides an in-depth analysis on fingerprint identification, facial recognition, and iris recognition technologies. In addition, the report discusses the market’s major drivers, risks and challenges, emerging trends and key vendors.
The most prominent companies are as follows:
- HID Global
- BioLink Solutions
- Nuance Communications
- M2SYS Technology
Technavio’s latest reports in the biometrics area:
Market in BRIC 2015-2019
Biometric Market in the United States in the Education Sector 2015-2019
Biometrics Market in Middle East 2015-2019
Global Biometric Spending in the Government Sector 2015-2019
Global Biometrics Market in BFSI Sector 2015-2019
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