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Feb 2, 2012

Near Field Communication Market – Global NFC Industry Forecast & Analysis by Products & Applications 2011 – 2016

NFC technology has been around since the last few years but hit the market just in 2010. Till 2009, NFC technology was undergoing pilot testing phase. There is a lot of research and development being carried out in this field and several prototypes were made for various products and applications. The applications of NFC technology include mobile payment, access control, ticketing, data sharing, and advertisement. A number of products commercially available as of today are limited, but the market will witness an immense growth in the products and applications for NFC technology in the years to come.

The research report deals with the current trends in the NFC products and applications market as well as the expected future trends in the same. The life cycle of the NFC market is discussed with their future trends. The target applications of NFC technology are discussed with an analysis of the highest attractive market. The report is segmented on the basis of products, applications, technology, and geography.

In 2011, only 5% of the total mobile phones were NFC-enabled; it is estimated that in the coming five years, this number will rise to approximately 46% by 2016. This indicates the rapid adoption of the NFC technology and the increasing mobile application of NFC technology. As more number of NFC products is made available, the market will see the growth in verticals such as retail, ticketing, and smart advertisement application.

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The growth of the NFC applications market is expected to be exponential with the revenue growth from $7,686 million in 2011 to $34,515 million by 2016, at an estimated CAGR of 35% from 2011 to 2016. The most attractive of all the segments is the mobile payments segment; followed by the ticketing and access control. The major players that provide chips and controllers for the NFC products are NXP Semiconductors (U.S.), Broadcom (U.S.), and Renesas (Japan).

Scope of the report

This Near Field Communication (NFC) market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of them being used in different products, applications, and the technology being used to view the augmented image, geographical analysis, forecasting revenue, and analyzing trends in the market.

On the basis of product

The product market is segmented into five broad categories; namely: NFC chips, NFC tags, NFC readers, NFC-based SIM/UICC cards, and NFC enabled micro SD cards.

On the basis of application

The application market is segmented into six major parts. These applications are mobile payments, ticketing, booking, data sharing, service, and access control. These major applications are further divided in to sub segments. The market trend for these applications is discussed.

On the basis of geography
North America

Each section will provide market data, market drivers, trends and opportunities, key players, and competitive outlook. It will also provide market tables for covering the sub-segments and micro-markets. In addition, the report provides more than 30 company profiles covering all the sub-segments.