However, large-scale implementation may only occur when more established, cheaper biometric solutions are available, given that high costs deter end users. Further, biometric features are still not considered essential on consumer electronics, and customers who do use these usually opt for less expensive alternatives, such as pass codes and tokens. As such, the launch of innovative, affordable biometrically enabled products will be vital to boost installations.
The lack of standardization reduces the ability of biometric software to function across consumer electronic devices, as various devices have different operating systems and versions. Establishing standards will be crucial to allow the use of biometric technologies with minimal integration.
"The capabilities of near field communication and cloud computing can be combined with biometrics to explore new market opportunities in mobile commerce applications," concluded Dasgupta. "In fact, mobile network operators and cloud service providers are expected to enter the biometrics for consumer electronics market to fully utilize the security and convenience offered by biometrics."
Innovations in Biometrics for Consumer Electronics, a part of the Technical Insights subscription, covers key biometric technologies, their advantages and applications in the consumer electronics market. It also covers various dimensions that shape the biometrics market, including market opportunities, global footprint, and market impact of key innovations, funding trends, Mega Trend impact, and potential points of convergence. Further, this research service includes detailed technology analysis and industry trends evaluated following extensive interviews with market participants.
|SOURCE Frost & Sullivan|
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