industry forecasts

ABI Predicts COVID-19 Will Slow Smartphone Production and 5G Adoption Rates

ABI Predicts COVID-19 Will Slow Smartphone Production and 5G Adoption Rates

ABI Research is predicting that global smartphone production could drop as much as 30 percent in the first half of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The downturn largely reflects the considerable disruption to production lines and supply chains in China, which was the first country to be hit by the coronavirus. China also…

Aging Population Expected to Drive Booming Home Healthcare Market

Aging Population Expected to Drive Booming Home Healthcare Market

A new report suggests that the home healthcare market will climb to $515.6 billion by 2027. The prediction comes courtesy of Grand View Research, and represents a CAGR of 7.9 percent for the entire forecast period. According to Grand View, the world’s aging population will account for much of that growth. The elderly population is expected…

Transparency Predicts Smart Locks will Drive $81 Billion Home Security Market

Transparency Predicts Smart Locks will Drive $81 Billion Home Security Market

Transparency Market Research has released a new report that predicts that the home security market will quadruple in the next few years, climbing from $17.8 billion in 2019 to $81 billion in 2027. Those figures represent an astronomical CAGR of approximately 21 percent. The research firm attributes much of that growth to the increasing availability…

New Report Forecasts $30.5 Billion Market for Digital Identity Solutions

New Report Forecasts $30.5 Billion Market for Digital Identity Solutions

MarketsandMarkets has released a new report that predicts that the market for Digital Identity Solutions will more than double between 2019 and 2024. The market will display a CAGR of 17.3 percent and climb from $13.7 billion to $30.5 billion in that forecast window. The firm credited much of that growth to the rising demand for more…

International Emotion Recognition Market to Double by 2024

International Emotion Recognition Market to Double by 2024

MarketsandMarkets has released a new report that suggests that the international market for emotion detection and recognition technology will double within the next four years. The firm specifically predicts that the market will climb from $21.6 billion in 2019 to $56 billion by 2024, a figure that represents a CAGR of 21 percent. The emotion recognition market includes…

BIS Forecasts Major Growth in Decentralized Identity Market

BIS Forecasts Major Growth in Decentralized Identity Market

BIS Research has released a new report that suggests that the rising demand for decentralized identity (DID) solutions will lead to major gains in the global DID market. The research firm specifically believes that DID tech will gain traction as people and institutions try to address the privacy concerns inherent in many of the identity…

Biometric Tech Will Help to Drive Mobile Payments Market: Report

Biometric Tech Will Help to Drive Mobile Payments Market: Report

A new report from Juniper Research suggests that biometric technology will revolutionize the mobile payments industry over the next few years. The firm predicts that consumers will use biometric authentication to conduct $2.5 trillion in payment transactions on mobile devices by 2024. That number represents a massive 1,000 percent increase over the comparable $228 billion…

AMR Forecasts Booming Enterprise AI Market

AMR Forecasts Booming Enterprise AI Market

Allied Market Research (AMR) has released a new report that suggests that the enterprise Artificial Intelligence market will grow at an astronomical rate for the next few years. The value of the market will climb from $4.68 billion in 2018 to $53.06 billion by 2026, displaying a phenomenal CAGR of 35.4 percent throughout a forecast period…

GSMA Details Growth of Mobile Economy in MENA Region

GSMA Details Growth of Mobile Economy in MENA Region

The GSMA has released a pair of reports that detail the ways in which mobile and IoT technologies have been a boon for countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The two reports – The Mobile Economy: Middle East and North Africa 2019 and Realising the potential of IoT in MENA – were released during…

Frost & Sullivan Predicts “Servistization” Trend to Force Traditional Vendors to Adapt

Frost & Sullivan Predicts “Servistization” Trend to Force Traditional Vendors to Adapt

A new report from Frost & Sullivan is calling attention to the growing popularity of as-a-service business solutions. The research firm notes that as-a-service models – which can cover everything from biometrics to infrastructure to identity management – are often more affordable and more convenient than fully packaged, non-service-based alternatives. In that regard, as-a-service solutions…

Grand View Forecasts $132.5 Billion Digital Payments Market

Grand View Forecasts $132.5 Billion Digital Payments Market

A new report from Grand View Research predicts that the international digital payments market will climb to $132.5 billion between 2019 and 2025. The number represents an astounding CAGR of 17.6 percent during the time period in question. The research firm attributes much of that growth to rapid technology improvements and the increasing prevalence of…

Juniper Forecasts Major Growth for LATAM Mobile Financial Services Market

Juniper Forecasts Major Growth for LATAM Mobile Financial Services Market

Juniper Research has released a new report that suggests that the Mobile Financial Services (MFS) market is set to explode in the next few years. The firm predicts that the total transaction value of the market will climb from $580 billion in 2019 to more than $1 trillion by 2024. The expansion of the Latin…

Grand View Forecasts $1.99 Billion Anti-Money Laundering Market

Grand View Forecasts $1.99 Billion Anti-Money Laundering Market

A new report from Grand View Research predicts that the market for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) technology will hit $1.99 billion by 2025, growing from $857.2 million in 2018 with a CAGR of 13.6 percent. The market is expected to grow as various organizations look to clamp down on the threat of financial crime and keep up…

‘Curb to Gate’ Biometric Airport Automation is on the Way: Acuity

‘Curb to Gate’ Biometric Airport Automation is on the Way: Acuity

“Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport, London’s Heathrow, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson have all announced deployments or enhancements of existing passenger processing systems based on facial recognition technology.” Acuity Market Intelligence is pointing to deployments of biometric passenger processing technology announced this week at three major airports as validation of the market research firm’s predictions about the rise…

Report Predicts Rise of Face Scanning Mobile Software, and Fall of Fingerprint Sensors

Report Predicts Rise of Face Scanning Mobile Software, and Fall of Fingerprint Sensors

Juniper Research is predicting the rise of software-based biometric authentication in a new report. Entitled “Mobile Payment Security: Biometric Authentication & Tokenisation 2018-2023,” the forecast predicts that end users of such systems will rise from about 429 million this year to 1.5 billion in 2023. The prediction essentially points to the rise of facial recognition.…