Strengthening Privacy Protection Standards Worldwide - Smart Card Applications Market

  • ID: 295851
  • March 2005
  • Region: Global
  • 30 Pages
  • RNCOS E-Services Private Limited
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The smart card is a technological boon that is used for the purpose of authentication and making payments. This report presents an overall view of the global smart card market and provides an in-depth analysis of the market trends and growth.

The smart card market is still in infancy but is growing across the globe. The security and the convenience associated with its use are driving the smart cards growth in the world.

The EMEA region has emerged as the biggest market for the smart cards while USA market is growing at a phenomenal rate. Presently, Europe accounts for around 65% of the demand for smart cards, but by the end of this decade Europe, Asia, and the United States are expected to equally share one third of the total demand.

The Latin American and the Asia pacific smart card markets have potential to grow above the current rate but the high initial cost is refraining the customers to switch from old legacy systems to smart card based systems. Therefore, smooth integration with the existing systems is going to be the key for the success in the nascent smart card markets. Of the various countries across the world, South Africa is seen as a high opportunity READ MORE >

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1. Executive Summary

2. Overview to the Cards Market and Applications

3. Introduction to Smart Cards
3.1 Overview
3.1.1 Applications
3.1.2 Why Smart Cards
3.1.3 Loyalty & Storage Value
3.1.4 Securing Information and Physical Assets
3.1.5 E-Commerce
3.1.6 Personal Finance
3.1.7 Health Care
3.1.8 Telecommuting and Corporate Network Security
3.2 Categories of Smart Cards
3.2.1 Integrated Circuit (IC) Microprocessor Cards
3.2.2 Integrated Circuit (IC) Memory
3.2.3 Optical Memory Cards
3.3 Types of Microprocessor Cards or Chip Cards
3.3.1 Contact Cards
3.3.2 Reader and Terminal Basics
3.3.3 Smart Card Standards

4. Card Market Commercialization and Industry Regulation

5. Access Control and Smart Cards
5.1 Worldwide Smart Card Market by Industry
5.2 Regional Breakdown of Financial Smart Cards (1999–2004)

6. Global Smart Card Market Shipments and Value
6.1 Western European Market Share of Microprocessor Smart Card Unit Shipments (2001 & 2006)
6.2 Market Shares for Continents
6.3 Smart Card Market Expected to Explodes in South Africa
6.4 Growth of Global Smart Card Demand

7. Key Drivers in Smart Card Market
7.1 System Integration is key to the Future of Smart Cards in the Identification Field
7.2 Changing Patterns of Consumer Behavior and Attitude to Smart Cards Applications

8. Scope and Opportunity of Smart Card Application within E-Commerce Sector

9. Current Issues and Trend Indicators

List of Tables
Table 2-1: Smart Card Applications in Different Industries
Table 3-1: Comparison among the Existing Security Components
Table 3-2: Smart Card Chip Comparison
Table 5-1: Worldwide Smart Card Shipment (in Million Unit)
Table 5-2: Regional Breakdown of Financial Smart Cards (%), 1999–2004

List of Figures
Figure 2-1: Smart Card Revenue in Security Market (in Million USD), 2004 & 2010
Figure 3-1: Types of Microprocessor or Chip Cards
Figure 5-1: Worldwide Access Control Market (in Billion USD), 2004-2009
Figure 5-2: Electronic Security Revenues from Types of Business (%), 2004
Figure 5-3: Worldwide Shipment of Smart Cards (in Million Unit), 1997-2004
Figure 5-4: Worldwide Contactless Smart Card Market (in Billion $), 2004-2009
Figure 5-5: Global Smart Card Growth Forecast (in Billion Unit), 2007
Figure 6-1: Western Europe - Comparative Market Share of the Microprocessor based Smart Card with RoW (%), 2001 & 2006
Figure 6-2: Geographical Region-wise Market Share for Smart Cards (in Million Unit), 2001-2003
Figure 6-3: South Africa - Expected Growth of Smart Cards (in Million Unit), 2006-2010
Figure 6-4: Global Smart Card Market Forecast (in Million USD), 2006-2010

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