According to industry research on e-passport and e-visa from Acuity Market Intelligence, the Top 10 e-passport nations will issue 77 million documents and the Top 10 e-visa nations 56 million documents annually by 2014.
Acuity’s report predicts that the Top 10 issuing countries–India, U.S., China, Brazil, UK, Philippines, Japan, France, Canada and Indonesia–will constitute a 59% market share of global e-passport issuing volume, accounting for $2.7 billion in revenue in 2014.
The e-visa market share represented by the Top 10 issuing countries–China, Australia, U.S., UK, Canada, Germany, France, Russia, Italy, and Finland–will be even greater, the report predicts, with 56 million documents representing a startling 93% of the total volume and $2.6 billion in revenue in 2014.
The 274 page, data-driven report aggregates previously unavailable global, regional, and national data on the projected volumes and revenues for epassport and e-visa programs and associated technologies, including biometrics, smart chips, and e-passport document readers.
The report also includes market analysis and revenue forecasts from 2009 through 2014, with 120 pages of individual country profiles, and more than 190 tables and charts providing detailed forecasts on document and revenue volumes, and revenue by technology (biometrics, e-passport document readers, and secure credentials and smart chipsets) and solution components (enrollment, data management, credentialing, verification, and integration).
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