Technological Advancements in Biometrics Drives the Market for e-Passports, According to a New Trend Report Published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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GIA announces the release of a trend report on e-Passports. The market for e-Passports is projected to witness strong growth led by need for augmented security measures and increased acceptance of mobile phones as a verification platform.

e-Passport: A Trend Report

Follow us on LinkedIn – e-Passports or Biometric passports are integrated with a small electronic chip, which contains unique biometric information of the passport holder. An e-Passport offers a more secure and reliable means of identity verification, designed to significantly lower the risk of identity fraud and data tampering. Additionally, e-Passports contain a digitized facial image encoded on the electronic chip that facilitates easier and faster identity verification at border security posts. Stringent identity protection measures, and strict regulatory mechanisms are helping drive demand for foolproof authentication systems to validate the traveler’s identity. Key benefits of e-Passports driving its adoption among governments worldwide include superior security and protection against illegal passport reproduction and tampering, enables implementation of “E-gates” also known as automated border clearance, unrivalled privacy protection, and shorter airport security wait times.

The trend report titled “e-Passport”, announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., is a focused research paper that provides cursory insights into the technology, its evolution, applications, future prospects, and corporate initiatives of key companies worldwide. The report in addition provides global market estimates and projections for e-Passport in US dollars for years 2012 through 2017. The report also offers coverage on companies such as 4G Identity Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Federal State Enterprize Goznak, Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Graphic Security Systems Corporation, HID Global Corporation, Oberthur Technologies, On Track Innovations Ltd., Safran USA Inc., and Thales Group, among others.

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About Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Global Industry Analysts, Inc., (GIA) is a leading publisher of off-the-shelf market research. Founded in 1987, the company currently employs over 800 people worldwide. Annually, GIA publishes more than 1300 full-scale research reports and analyzes 40,000+ market and technology trends while monitoring more than 126,000 Companies worldwide. Serving over 9500 clients in 27 countries, GIA is recognized today, as one of the world's largest and reputed market research firms.

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