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Eurosmart delivers detailed forecasts

Thursday 15 November 2012

Eurosmart, our industry association that calls itself “The voice of the smart security industry”, expects strong growth to continue in all major segments in 2013, bringing the 2013 total Smart Secure Devices forecast to nearly 7.7 billion units (cf. Smart Insights Weekly #12-45).

 

In addition to its global figures for the secure transactions industry, Eurosmart gives detailed statistics and forecasts per segment:

 

World wide shipments
 million units
2009 2010 2011 2012f 2013f
Telecom 3 400 4 200 4 700 5 200 5 450
Banking 750 880 1 050 1 260 1 480
Government 160 190 240 290 350
Transport 210 250 100 120 140
PayTV 125 135 145
Others 80 90 100
TOTAL 4 520 5 520 6 295 7 095 7 665
Source: Eurosmart – Nov. 2012

 

 

Of which contactless

million units

2009 2010 2011 2012f 2013f
Banking 120 175 200 270 360
Government 75 100 130 150 180
Transport 40 65 100 120 140
Others 30 30 50 60 70
TOTAL 265 370 480 600 750
Source: Eurosmart – Nov. 2012

 

Eurosmart analyzes the major trends in our industry:

  • In telecom, over 50 LTE (4G) networks are deployed, enabling feature rich IP services
  • M2M technology is expanding the smart security market,
  • In payment, EMV migration is driving growth in Latin America and China and is confirmed in the US,
  • Dual interface devices are expected to represent 25% of 2013 shipments of payment cards,
  • 100 million NFC secure elements are to be shipped in 2012, a figure expected to double in 2013,
  • NFC has entered a rollout phase as MNOs, banks and merchants have started to market secure NFC services, and handset vendors include NFC functionality in NFC handsets,
  • Government eID projects including national IDs, healthcare cards and eDriving licenses are rising.