Global Automated Border Control Market (2023-2028) by Type, Component, Applications, and Regional Analysis, AI and Sustainability Footprints, and Market Share Analysis

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The Global Automated Border Control Market is set to surge from USD 1.97 Bn in 2023 to a projected USD 3.82 Bn by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 14.22%.

Automated Border Control (ABC) is a cutting-edge technology that streamlines border security procedures through automation and advanced identification systems. It leverages biometric authentication, facial recognition, and document verification to expedite the immigration process while enhancing security measures. Border checkpoints, airports, seaports, and land crossings install ABC systems to facilitate efficient and secure border management.

The increasing global travel and tourism industry, coupled with rising security concerns, are primary drivers fueling the growth of the Global Automated Border Control Market. The first UNWTO World Tourism Barometer of 2024 reported that international tourism in 2023 reached 88% of pre-pandemic levels, with an estimation of about 1.3 billion international arrivals.

Governments worldwide are embracing automated solutions to manage growing passenger traffic while ensuring robust security measures. As governments continue to prioritize border security and immigration management, the demand for innovative ABC solutions is going to soar. Emerging economies are witnessing rapid infrastructure development and are keen on investing in modern border control technologies. Additionally, the need to reduce border crossing times and enhance passenger experience is propelling the adoption of ABC systems.

Furthermore, technological advancements such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have significantly improved the accuracy and efficiency of ABC systems. These advancements enable seamless integration with existing border control infrastructure, leading to smoother operations and enhanced security protocols. Moreover, the integration of biometric identification technologies, including fingerprint scanning and iris recognition, offers significant growth prospects for the market. Advanced authentication methods enhance security and minimize identity fraud, boosting ABC system market.

However, data privacy and security concerns are major challenges to the market. Ensuring strong data protection is crucial when collecting and storing sensitive biometric information to gain trust and meet regulations. Furthermore, interoperability issues and compatibility with existing border control systems pose challenges for the market.


Segment Analysis

The Global Automated Border Control Market is segmented based on Type, Component, and Applications.

By Component, the Global Automated Border Control Market segments are Hardware, Solutions, and Services. The Hardware segment is going to dominate and hold the largest market share. Automated border control systems employ various hardware components like gates, kiosks, cameras, sensors, and biometric scanners to facilitate smooth and efficient border-crossing processes. The increasing emphasis on enhancing border security and efficiency is driving the demand for advanced hardware solutions.

Governments and border authorities worldwide are investing in upgrading their border control infrastructure to cope with evolving security threats and growing passenger volumes. As a result, there is a growing need for robust and reliable hardware components that can withstand continuous usage and deliver high-performance results.

Additionally, technological advancements in hardware components are further fueling market growth. These advancements include the integration of artificial intelligence, machine learning algorithms, and cloud connectivity, enabling border control systems to adapt to changing requirements and provide real-time insights.

Moreover, various end-user sectors, including airports, seaports, land border crossings, and government facilities, seek to modernize their border control processes and improve passenger experience, increasing the Hardware segment growth.


Regional Analysis

In the European region, the Automated Border Control market has witnessed significant growth and evolving trends. Europe’s strategic geographical position, serving as a gateway between various regions, necessitates robust border management systems. Thereby, Governments across the continent are actively investing in advanced technologies to streamline border operations, enhance security measures, and ensure smoother travel experiences for passengers. There are over 270 eGates in place at 15 air and rail ports in the UK to enable quicker travel into the UK.

Moreover, with escalating migration and security concerns, European nations are prioritizing the modernization of their border control infrastructure. In 2023, The European Parliament and Council reached a political agreement on the New Pact on Migration and Asylum to manage irregular arrivals of asylum seekers and migrants. Automated systems offer unparalleled efficiency in processing large volumes of travelers while maintaining stringent security protocols.

The European Union is driving the automated border control market by prioritizing border security and intra-regional cooperation. Initiatives like the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) and common standards for border control technologies foster harmonization among member states. These efforts are driving the adoption of automated solutions in the region.

In 2023, the Member States and Schengen Associated Countries reported the detection of 17,424 fraudsters who were using or possessing 22,395 fraudulent documents at the EU’s external borders. To tackle this issue, Frontex is incorporating the latest innovative solutions in document protection, issuance, and inspection technologies.

In Europe, stricter regulations like biometric ID checks are pushing for advanced border control systems. These systems automate processes and ensure compatibility between different systems.  Advanced technologies like facial recognition, iris scanning, and ePassport authentication to boost security and simplify border processes smoothly.


List of Companies

The report provides profiles of the key companies, outlining their history, business segments, product overview, and company financials. Some companies from competitive analysis are Thales Group, SITA, Amadeus, NEC Corp., Accenture PLC, Magnetic Autocontrol GmbH, Collins Aerospace, Gunnebo AB, etc.


Key Developments

Amadeus acquired Vision-Box, a provider of biometric solutions for airports, airlines, and border control customers. – Jan 2024

Maqta Gateway acquired TTEK Inc., a developer of border control solutions and customs systems. – April 2023


Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Is The Global Automated Border Control Market Size?

Global Automated Border Control Market is expected to surge from USD 1.97 Bn in 2023 and reach USD 3.82 Bn by 2028. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.22%.

What Is The Major Global Automated Border Control Market Driver?

  • Heightened Security Concerns Globally
  • Increasing Governments Regulations
  • Demand to Streamline the Immigration Process

What are the restraints of Automated Border Control Market?

  • High Initial Setup Costs
  • Compliance with Various National and International Regulations, Standards, and Protocols

Who Are The Automated Border Control Market Players?

Thales Group, SITA, Amadeus, NEC Corp., Accenture PLC, Magnetic Autocontrol GmbH, Collins Aerospace, Gunnebo AB, etc.

1. Introduction
1.1 Scope of the Study
1.2 Purpose of the Study
1.3 Limitations of the Study
1.4 Currency

2. Executive Summary
2.1 Market Definition
2.2 Market Size and Segmentation
2.3 Insights for CXOs

3. Market Forces
3.1 Drivers
3.1.1 Heightened Security Concerns Globally
3.1.2 Increasing Governments Regulations
3.1.3 Demand to Streamline the Immigration Process
3.2 Restraints
3.2.1 High Initial Setup Costs
3.2.2 Compliance with Various National and International Regulations, Standards, and Protocols
3.3 Opportunities
3.3.1 Increasing Globalization and Cross-Border Travel
3.3.2 Rapid Advancements in Technology
3.4 Challenges
3.4.1 Privacy and Data Protection Concerns
3.4.2 Susceptible to Cybersecurity Threats

4. AI and Sustainability Footprints
4.1 Market Trends of AI and Sustainability
4.2 Application of AI - AI Adoption Levels
4.3 Environmental and Emission Reduction Initiatives

5. Market Analysis
5.1 Government Regulations
5.2 Value Chain Analysis
5.3 PESTLE Analysis
5.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
5.5 Ansoff Analysis
5.6 Technology Trends

6. Market Segmentations
6.1 Global Automated Border Control Market, By Type
6.1.1 Market Overview, Size and Forecast
6.1.2 E- Gates
6.1.3 Kiosks

6.2 Global Automated Border Control Market, By Component
6.2.1 Market Overview, Size and Forecast
6.2.2 Hardware Document Authentication System Biometric Verification Systems Baggage Scanner Digital ID Verification
6.2.3 Software
6.2.4 Services

6.3 Global Automated Border Control Market, By Applications
6.3.1 Market Overview, Size and Forecast
6.3.2 Airport
6.3.3 Landport
6.3.4 Seaport

7. Region Analysis of the Global Automated Border Control Market
7.1 Americas
7.1.1 Brazil
7.1.2 Canada
7.1.3 Mexico
7.1.4 US
7.1.5 Others
7.2 Europe
7.2.1 France
7.2.2 Germany
7.2.3 Italy
7.2.4 Russia
7.2.5 United Kingdom
7.2.6 Others
7.3 Middle East & Africa
7.3.1 Israel
7.3.2 Nigeria
7.3.3 Saudi Arabia
7.3.4 South Africa
7.3.5 UAE
7.3.6 Others
7.4 Asia
7.4.1 Australia – New Zealand
7.4.2 China
7.4.3 India
7.4.4 Japan
7.4.5 South Korea
7.4.6 Others

8. Competitive Analysis
8.1 Market Share Analysis
8.2 Accenture PLC
8.3 Amadeus
8.4 Atos SE
8.5 Cognitec Systems GmbH
8.6 Collins Aerospace
8.7 Cominfosec Inc.
8.9 Gunnebo AB
8.10 HID Global Corp.
8.11 Idemia
8.12 IN Groupe
8.13 Indra Sistemas
8.14 Magnetic Autocontrol GmbH
8.15 Morpho Dys
8.16 NEC Corp
8.17 NtechLab ltd.
8.18 Securiport LLC
8.19 SITA
8.20 Thales Group
8.21 Veridos GmbH

10. Appendix
10.1 Research Methodology
10.2 Assumptions for the Report
10.3 List of Abbreviations

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