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NEW YORK, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

 

Global Smart Cards Industry

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The global outlook series on Smart Cards provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report analyzes the demand scenario for smart cards in telecom, identification, financial/banking services, security, and mass transit sectors. The report offers a review of recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic industry activities. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include US, Canada, France, Germany, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Philippines and Latin America. Market discussions in the report are punctuated with fact-rich market data tables.. Also included is an easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory of 116 companies worldwide, with addresses and contact details of each company.

 

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 1

Demand for Smart Cards Continues to Rise 1

Major Growth Drivers 1

Existing Applications Hold Immense Potential 1

Rapid Adoption of EMV Standard Propels Market Growth 1

Region wise Demand Analysis 2

Challenges to Reckon With 2

Major Concerns 2

Current and Future Analysis 2

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart Cards Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Millions of

Units for Years 2010 through 2015 3

Impact of Recession in Retrospect 3

Telecom - The Largest End-Use Sector 4

Table 2: Global Smart Card Shipments (2011): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Shipments for End-Use Sector - Telecom;

Financial Services, Retail and Loyalty; Government &

Healthcare; Transport; Pay TV; and Others (Includes Corporate

IDs among Others) 4

 

Table 3: Global Smart Card Shipments (2011): Breakdown of

Volume Shipments in Millions of Units by Product Segments

Microprocessor-based Smart Cards and Memory Based Smart Cards

for End-use Sectors - Telecom; Financial Services, Retail and

Loyalty; Government & Healthcare; Transport; Pay TV; and

Others (Includes Corporate IDs) 5

Emerging Markets Boost SIM Sales 5

Escalating Demand for USIM Cards 5

Public Sector - An Active Adopter of Smart Card Technology 6

Smart Cards to Enhance Security of Electronic Passports 6

Rising Use of Smart Cards in Retail and Financial Transactions 6

Contactless Technology Rapidly Gaining Prominence 6

Table 4: Global Contactless Smart Card Shipments (2011):

Breakdown of Volume Shipments in Millions of Units by End-Use

Sector - Telecom, Financial Services, Government &

Healthcare, Transport and Others 7

Security Concerns Drive Biometrics-Integrated Smart Cards Market 7

Table 5: Global Market for Integrated Smart Cards and

Biometrics (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Usage by

Biometric Characteristic 8

Smart Card Management System - An Overview 9

The Need for SCMS 9

Multiplicity of Applications 9

Complexity of Functions 10

Provision for Future Applications/ Protocols 10

Potential Opportunities for SCMS 10

Smart Cards: New Applications and Technologies 11

Major Hurdles for the Smart Card Industry 11

Hacking of RFIDs - A Key Concern 12

Competitive Landscape 12

Table 6: Leading Players in the Global Smart Card Market

(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Company-

Gemalto, Giesecke and Devrient, Oberthur Technologies,

Morpho(Previously Sagem Orga) and Others 12

 

Table 7: Leading SIM Card Providers Worldwide (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Company - Gemalto,

Giesecke and Devrient, Oberthur Technologies, Morpho

(Previously Sagem Orga), Eastcom, Datang, Watchdata and

Others 13

 

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 14

Smart Cards: An Introduction 14

Key Characteristics of Smart Cards 14

Historical Journey of Smart Cards 15

Types of Smart Cards 15

Contact Smart Cards 15

Contactless Smart Cards 16

Credit Card Contactless Technology 17

Based on Types of ICCs 17

Memory Cards 17

CPU/MPU Microprocessor Multi- function Cards 18

Other Types of Smart Cards 18

Combination Cards 18

Cryptographic Smart Cards 18

Super Smart Cards 18

Advantages of Smart Cards 19

Disadvantages of Smart Cards 19

Operating Systems 20

Types of Operating Systems 20

Fixed File-Structure based Operating System 20

Dynamic Application based Operating System 20

Standards for Smart Cards 20

Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) 20

STK 21

Java Card 21

UIM 21

WIM 21

[email protected] 21

 

3. APPLICATIONS AND USES OF SMART CARDS 22

Overview 22

Computer Security Systems 22

Identification 22

Finance and Banking 23

Mobile Phone Networks 24

Mass Transit 24

Healthcare 24

 

4. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 25

 

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES 36

 

 

A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 47

 

1. THE UNITED STATES 47

Smart Cards Industry Overcomes Economic Crisis 47

Table 8: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart

Cards Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Millions of Units for

Years 2010 through 2015 47

 

Table 9: Smart Cards Market in the US (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use Sector 48

Mobile Telecom to Offer Growth Opportunities 48

Contactless Technology Gains Momentum 48

Standardization of EMV Technology in the US - Still a Long

Way to Go 48

 

2. CANADA 50

Table 10: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart Cards Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Millions of

Units for Years 2010 through 2015 50

 

Table 11: Smart Cards Market in Canada (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use Sector 51

 

3. EUROPE 52

Overview 52

Table 12: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart Cards Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Millions of

Units for Years 2010 through 2015 52

 

Table 13: Smart Cards Market in Europe (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use Sector 53

EMV Card Deployments in Europe 53

 

3a. FRANCE 54

 

3b. GERMANY 54

Electronic-ID Card Initiative to Boost Smart Card Market 54

Major Smart Card Program Put on Hold in Germany 54

 

4. ASIA-PACIFIC 55

Smart Cards Industry - An Overview 55

Contactless Smart Cards to be in Great Demand In APAC 55

Table 14: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Smart Cards Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Millions of

Units for Years 2010 through 2015 56

 

Table 15: Smart Cards Market in Asia-Pacific (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use Sector 56

Growth Drivers 57

Challenges/Market Restraints 57

Impact of Economic Slowdown on Select Applications 58

Integrated Biometrics-Smart Card Adoption Trends in Asia-Pacific 58

Table 16: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Integrated Biometric Smart Cards Market with Annual

Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 59

Implemented Projects in Integrated Smart Cards and Biometrics

Market in Asia-Pacific (2006) 60

Contactless Smart Cards Market - an overview 60

Factors Favoring Adoption of Contactless Technology 61

Mass Transit Market 61

Banking/Payment Cards Market 62

 

4a. CHINA 63

Overview 63

Dynamics in Mobile Communications Card Sales 63

Smart Cards ID Market: Potential Opportunities for Local

Companies 63

Domestic Smart Card Suppliers in China 63

 

4b. INDIA 64

Outlook 64

India - An Underpenetrated but Fastest Growing Market 64

Table 17: Smart Cards Market in India (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use Sector 64

 

4c. JAPAN 65

Smart Cards Industry - An Insight 65

Table 18: Smart Cards Market in Japan (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use Sector 65

Convergence & Convenience Boost Technology Adoption 65

Contactless Technology Boosts Smart Card Uptake 66

Review of Select Application Segments 66

Transportation Sector 66

Major Prepaid Payment Cards Based on Smart Card Technology

in Japan (2001-2007) 67

Banking/Financial Sector 67

Government ID Sector 68

Telecom Sector 68

Competition 68

 

4d. SOUTH KOREA 69

Overview 69

3G Technology Adoption Boost Demand for USIM Cards 69

Electronic ID Cards Offers Potential Growth Opportunities 69

Stages of Electronic ID Initiative 70

FSS Directive Accelerates EMV Migration 70

Table 19: Migration Status of Major Card Companies in South

Korea (2007-End) 70

 

4e. VIETNAM 71

 

4f. THE PHILIPPINES 71

 

5. LATIN AMERICA 72

Table 20: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Smart Cards Analyzed with Annual Shipments in

Millions of Units for Years 2010 through 2015 72

 

Table 21: Smart Cards Market in Latin America (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-Use Secto 73

 

 

GLOBAL DIRECTORY

 

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