An e-Passport, also referred to as a biometric passport or a digital passport, is a combination of electronic and paper identity credential containing biometric information, which can be used for establishing the identity and citizenship of a traveler.
The report analyzes and presents an overview of e-Passport market worldwide. The report in addition provides global estimates and projections for e-Passport in US dollars for years 2012 through 2017. Supported with 2 market data tables, the report provides a review of market trends, growth drivers, advantages, challenges, and functional mechanism for e-passport/biometric passport. The report further discusses about key regional markets including Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and other regions. The report also highlights on various strategic industry activities of major companies witnessed by the industry over the last few years. In addition, 20 companies operating in the e-Passport arena worldwide including 4G Identity Solutions, Datacard Group, Gemalto NV, Morpho Canada, On Track Innovations, Safran USA, Thales Group and others are profiled.