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National and Civil ID white paper by Biometrics Research Group, Inc.

Research Methodology

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. uses a combination of primary and secondary research methodologies to compile the necessary information for its research projections.

Th e conclusions drawn are based on our best judgment of exhibited trends, the expected direction the industry may follow, and consideration of a host of industry drivers, restraints, and challenges that represent the possibility for such trends to occur over a specifi c time frame. All supporting analyses and data are provided to the best of ability.

Primary Research

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. conducts interviews with technology providers, clients, and other organizations, as well as stakeholders in each of the technology segments, standards organizations, privacy commissions, and other infl uential agencies. To provide balance to these interviews, industry thought leaders who track the implementation of the biometric technologies are also interviewed to get their perspective on the issues of market acceptance and future direction of the industry.

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. also applies its own proprietary micro- and macroeconomic modeling using a regression analysis methodology to determine the size of biometric and related-industry marketplaces. Using databases of both publicly and privately-available fi nancial data, Biometrics Research Group works to project market size and market potential, in the context of the global economic marketplace, using proven econometric models.

Secondary Research

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. also draws upon secondary research which includes published sources such as those from government bodies, think tanks, industry associations, internet sources, and Biometrics Research Group, Inc.’s own repository of news items. Th is information was used to enrich and externalize the primary data. Data sources are cited where applicable.

For the full PDF report of this study that examines the numerous electronic credentials and processes emerging within the National and Civil ID market can be found here: National and Civil-ID Report