Disruptive biometric, mobile technology drives evolution of digital identity

Acuity Market Intelligence market analysis has found the combination of world events and biometric and mobile technology have the evolution of digital identity for commerce, payments, the enterprise and civil applications, the company said.

Acuity projects that 750 million biometric smartphones are in use today, representing more than 30 percent of the global smartphone installed base. Acuity expects this market to grow to 100 percent of the two billion smartphones shipped annually by 2018 with 100 percent installed base adoption by 2020

Acuity Market Intelligence is an emerging technology strategy and research consultancy that anticipates biometric and electronic identity (eID) market trends.