Market Trends: Biometric Technologies Create a Personalized Experience and Convenience in the Connected Home

Archived Published: 04 January 2016 ID: G00292523


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Biometric technologies are used today in computing devices for secure authentication, but will become embedded in a range of consumer devices used around the home for a personalized experience and convenience. Device manufacturer product managers can use biometrics to differentiate their products.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Market Trend
    • In 2019, at Least 57% of Smartphones Sold Will Support Fingerprint and Other Biometric Modes, Driving the Same Need to Get a Better Balance of Security and User Experience in Home Devices
    • Buyer Trend
      • Biometrics to Create a Better Personalized Experience and Convenience on Top of Security Considerations
    • Technology Trend
      • Home Devices' Biometrics Will Focus on Fingerprint, Voice and Face Recognition
  • Contrarian View
    • If Privacy Concerns Cannot Be Relieved, Biometrics May Not Be Widely Adopted for the Connected Home
  • Vendors to Watch
    • Amazon Echo
    • Agnitio
    • Sensory
    • Unisound
    • Microsoft
    • Nuance
    • Qualcomm
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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