Near Field Communication Enabled Handsets - Global Strategic Business Report

Near Field Communication Enabled Handsets - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Mar 10, 2014, 266 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP7852

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Near Field Communication (NFC) Enabled Handsets in Thousand Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2011 through 2018. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 68 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Blackberry Limited
HTC Corporation
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
Lenovo Group Limited
LG Electronics
Motorola Mobility, Inc.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-2
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3
       NFC-Enabled Handsets                                             I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Prelude                                                           II-1
      Key Issues that Have Held Back Widespread Implementation of
       NFC Until Now....                                                II-2
       Lack of Efficient Coordination Among Value Chain Participants    II-2
       Lack of Sufficient NFC Enabled Devices in the Market             II-2
      Time Ripe for NFC to Takeoff                                      II-3
      NFC-Enabled Mobile Phones - The Game Changer for NFC Technology   II-3
       Existing & Potential Usage Cases of NFC Driving Business Case
        for its Integration in Mobile Phones                            II-4
        Service Initiation                                              II-4
        Peer-to-Peer Data Sharing                                       II-4
        Device Pairing                                                  II-5
        Payments & Ticketing Functions                                  II-6
        Security & Access Control                                       II-6
      Growth in Mobile Phone Usage Sets Perfect Platform for Rapid
       Adoption of NFC in Mobile Devices                                II-7
       Key Opportunity indicators                                       II-7
        Table 1: World Market for Mobile Handsets: Breakdown of
        Volume Sales in Million Units for Years 2011, 2013E & 2015P
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-7
      Continued Rise in Demand & Production of Smartphones Secures
       NFC Future in Mobile Devices Market                              II-8
       Opportunity Indicators                                           II-9
        Table 2: World Market for Mobile Handsets by Technology -
        Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales Volume for 2G, 2.5G,
        3G, 3.5G, and 3.9G Enabled Handsets for Years 2013 & 2015
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-9

        Table 3: Global Market for Smartphones (2011, 2013, 2015 &
        2018): Breakdown of Volume Sales in Million Units by
        Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-9
        Android Based Smartphones Leads Technology Adoption             II-10
         Table 4: Global Smartphones Market: Percentage Share
         Breakdown of Annual Sales by Operating Systems for Years
         2009, 2013 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         II-10
        Android Based Smartphone Manufacturers Bank on NFC as a Key
         Differentiating Factor                                         II-11
         Table 5: Leading Smartphone Companies Worldwide: Percentage
         Growth in Shipments in 2013Q2 over 2012Q2 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     II-12
       Will Apple Embrace NFC in Future Models?                         II-12
       Replacement Smartphone Sales Will be Key                         II-12
       Low End Smartphones: An Emerging Market Opportunity              II-13
       A List of Select NFC Mobile Phones Introduced into Market
        Over the Years                                                  II-14
      Outlook                                                           II-14

  2. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS & GROWTH DRIVERS                                 II-15
      Trends & Growth Drivers                                           II-15
       Changing Consumer Mobile Usage Habits Encourage NFC
        Integration in Mobile Phones                                    II-15
       Bluetooth & NFC to Co-Exist on Mobile Devices                    II-15
       Declining Prices of NFC-Chips Drives OEM Inclination Towards
        NFC Integration                                                 II-16
       A Measure of Competition in NFC-Chips Market                     II-16
        Table 6: Global NFC Controller Chips Market (2012):
        Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading
        Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-16

        Table 7: Global NFC Secure Element Chips Market (2012):
        Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading
        Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-16
       Increasing Digital Data Being Stored on Mobile Phones and
        Need to Exchange the Same with Other Devices Creates Need
         for NFC in Handsets                                            II-17
       Growing Need to Enhance Social Media Interactions on Mobile
        Phones - A Business Case for NFC Integration in Mobile
         Phones                                                         II-17
        Table 8: World Social Media Penetration Rates (%) by Region
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-18
       Growing Craze for Multi-Player Gaming on Mobile Phones
        Creates Need for NFC in Mobile Phones                           II-18
        Table 9: Average Time Spent (In Minutes) On Mobile Apps On
        Smartphones & Tablets Worldwide Per User Per Day: Breakdown
        by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                II-19

        Table 10: Global Mobile Apps Market (2012): Percentage Share
        Breakdown of Revenues by Category (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-20
       Rising Penetration of NFC in Consumer Devices Boosts Adoption
        of NFC-Enabled Handsets                                         II-20
       Need to Make Well Informed Purchase Decisions to Encourage
        Consumers to Opt for NFC-Enabled Smartphones                    II-20
        Table 11: Global Mobile Internet Market (2012): Percentage
        of Mobile Subscribers Accessing Mobile Web on a Monthly
        Basis in Select Countries (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-21

        Table 12: Most Performed Activity Using Smartphones (2012)
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-22
       Need for Convenience in Payment & Ticketing to Drive Use of
        NFC-Enabled Smartphones                                         II-22
        Consumer Desire for Convenience in POS Payments to Drive
         Adoption of NFC-Enabled Mobile Handsets                        II-22
        Opportunity Indicator                                           II-24
         Table 13: Global Breakdown of the Number of Non-Cash
         Transactions (In Billions) by Geographic Region for the
         Year 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-24
        Use of NFC-Enabled Smartphones for Ticketing Applications to
         Increase in the Coming Years                                   II-24
        Increasing Deployments of NFC-Capable Payment & Ticketing
         Terminals Drives Consumer Interest on NFC Capable Handsets     II-25
         Table 14: Global Market for Customer Facing Store
         Technologies (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues
         by Type of Payment System (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   II-26
        Barriers for Mainstream Adoption of Mobile POS Payments         II-26
       Growing Security Concerns Drives Demand for NFC-Enabled
        Security/Access Control                                         II-26
       Transport Services to be One of the Most Accessed Services
        for NFC-Enabled Mobile Handsets                                 II-27
       Concept of Bring-Your-Own-Device Gains Popularity Drives
        Adoption of NFC-Enabled Handsets Among Corporate Employees      II-27
       High-Tech Events - Incredible Range of Practical Applications
        for NFC-Enabled Handsets                                        II-28
       Chip Level Technology Developments Augurs Well for the Future
        of NFC                                                          II-29
       Developing Markets to Drive Growth                               II-29
        Table 15: World Market for Mobile Phones by Geographic
        Region (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by
        Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)             II-30

        Table 16: Global Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of
        Mobile Subscriptions by Region for the year 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-30

        Table 17: Global Smartphones Market - Percentage Breakdown
        of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Italy,
        UK, Russia, China, India, Brazil and Others for Years 2009,
        2013 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                II-31

        Table 18: Global Market for Mobile Phones (2012): Percentage
        Share Breakdown of Smartphones and Feature Phones by
        Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-32

        Table 19: World Smartphone Penetration for Select Countries
        (as a Percentage of Mobile Phone Users): 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-33

        Table 20: Global Smartphones Market - Leading Countries in
        Terms of Volume Sales Ranked by % CAGR for 2013-2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-34
      Challenges                                                        II-34
       High Price of NFC Phones Forcing Consumers to Opt for
        Alternative NFC Equipment                                       II-34
       Competition from microSD Cards Providing NFC Capabilities        II-34
       NFC too Suffers from Inherent Security Challenges                II-35
       Consumer Ignorance Poses Threat to NFC Market                    II-35
      Addressing Security Concerns - Key to Success                     II-36

  3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-37
      Definition                                                        II-37
      NFC-Enabled Devices                                               II-37
      NFC-Enabled Handsets                                              II-37
      Characteristics of NFC Technology                                 II-38
      Modes of Operation                                                II-38
       Reader/Writer Mode                                               II-38
       Peer-to-Peer Mode                                                II-38
       Card Emulation Mode                                              II-39
      NFC Technology Standards                                          II-39
      Existing Usage Scenario                                           II-39
      Practical Applications                                            II-40
       Seamless Data Sharing                                            II-40
       Customized Advertisements and Promotions                         II-40
       Mobile Payments                                                  II-40
        Functioning of NFC-Enabled Devices in Mobile Payments           II-41
         Ticketing                                                      II-41
         Electronic Keys                                                II-42
         Social Networking                                              II-42
         Utilities for Businesses                                       II-42

  4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-43
      Gemalto and UnionPay Collaborate to Develop Mobile NFC Ecosystem  II-43
      Identive Group and Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Ink
       Agreement                                                        II-43
      SoftBank Mobile Chooses Gemalto to Expand Mobile NFC Services     II-43
      Mobile TeleSystems Selects UpTeq NFC Advanced SIM Cards of
       Gemalto                                                          II-44
      TELUS Selects UpTeq NFC SIM Cards of Gemalto for Mobile Payments  II-44
      China Unicom Chooses UpTeq NFC SIM Card of Gemalto                II-44
      Gemalto Offers AllynisTrusted Services Management Platform and
       UpTeq NFC SIM for Mobile NFC Payment Program                     II-45
      Store Electronic Systems Selects Near Field Communication Tags
       of Identive Group                                                II-45
      Telefónica Digital Unveils Mobile App                             II-46
      Identive Enhances Capabilities of Tagtrail NFC Wireless
       Services Platform                                                II-46
      INSIDE Secure Develops M/Chip™ Advance EMV Products Jointly
       with CPI Card Group                                              II-47
      INSIDE Secure’s MicroRead® NFC Chip Now Supported in Linux
       Kernel 3.9                                                       II-47
      NXP Teams Up with Mobile World Capital Barcelona to Expand NFC
       Offerings                                                        II-48
      NXP and SES Collaborate to Facilitate Mass Adoption of NFC        II-49
      ST Provides NFC Controller to NEC CASIO’s G’zOne CA-201L
       Smartphone                                                       II-49
      Dai Nippon Printing Collaborates with Identive Group to
       Develop NFC-enabled ID Card-Reader                               II-49
      Broadcom Offers NFC Software Stack for Android 4.2 and Android
       Open Source Project                                              II-50
      Gemalto Offers LinQUS Trusted Service Manager Platform and an
       NFC Solution to T-Mobile                                         II-50
      Vodafone Group Selects Gemalto for NFC Solutions                  II-50
      Rogers Communications to Deploy UpTeq NFC Solution of Gemalto
       in Canada                                                        II-51
      PrivatBank Selects Gemalto for Mobile Payment Deployment          II-51
      NXP Semiconductors Partners with FeliCa Networks                  II-51
      TazTag and INSIDE Secure Launch New Tablet Computer TazPadV2      II-52
      NXP and Identive in Collaboration with Yeldi                      II-52
      Infineon Launches SLE 97144SE Embedded Secure Element for NFC
       -Smartphones                                                     II-53
      Infineon Endorses DCLB Open Standard Interface for NFC Solutions  II-53
      INSIDE Secure to Provide NFC Solutions to Docapost BPO for
       CoNFianCe Project                                                II-53
      NXP to Provide NFC PN65 Mobile Transactions Solution to
       Samsung GALAXY S III                                             II-54
      NXP Unveils Think & Go and good2gether NFC Solutions              II-54
      NXP's NFC Technology Optimizes OpenWays Mobile Key Services
       with its NFC Technology                                          II-55
      INSIDE Secure Integrates its NFC Solution into Nokia Lumia 610
       Smartphone                                                       II-55
      ST Acquires bTendo’s IP and Scanning Laser Projection Engine      II-55
      China Mobile and Orange Sign MoU                                  II-56
      Proxama and SMARTRAC Enter into Partnership                       II-56
      WPG Americas and Identive Group Enter into Partnership for NFC
       Data Transfer Capabilities                                       II-56
      NCR Establishes NCR Express Key NFC-Enabled Hotel Check-In Kiosk  II-57
      Entrust Extends Entrust IdentityGuard AuthenticationPlatform      II-57
      Watchdata Enters into Agreement with Sony for NFC Functionality   II-58
      Play LA to Take Over NFC Data                                     II-58
      Sequent Takes over ViVOtech’s Software Division                   II-58
      Smartag Collaborates with MyClear                                 II-59
      EMVCo and NFC Forum Collaborate                                   II-59
      ACI Worldwide Extends its Partnership with Bell ID                II-59
      Telekom Srbija Allies with Banca Intesa                           II-60
      Intel Signs Agreement with Visa to Develop Services for Mobile
       Payments                                                         II-60
      Intel Inks Licensing Agreement with Inside Secure for NFC
       Technology                                                       II-60
      CorFire Enters into Agreement with Inside Secure to Speed up
       NFC Applications Rollout                                         II-61
      INSIDE Expands Partnership with ZTE                               II-61
      HID Global and INSIDE Contactless Extend Partnership              II-62
      Poken and NXP Semiconductors to Create New Platform for Social
       Media                                                            II-62
      Lite-on Mobile Presents Unveils INCA Solution                     II-62
      NXP’s PN544 NFC to Support Windows 8                              II-63
      Huawei and Turkcell Select NXP’s PN544 NFC for Smartphones        II-63
      Sony Ericsson Chooses NXP PN65 NFC for Android-based Smartphones  II-64
      NXP and G&D Launch Software-based NFC Solution for Mobile Phones  II-64
      NXP Incorporates NFC API Extension in Android 2.3.3 Version       II-65
      iMPak Health and Meridian Health Deploy SleepTrak Sleep
       Monitoring Solutions on T-Mobile's 4G Network                    II-66
      VeriFone Systems to Deploy NFC Technology in Point-of-sale
       Terminals                                                        II-66
      The VimpelCom Group and Ambiq Technology to Provide NFC
       Technology for St. Petersburg Transportation System              II-66
      Google to Enter into a Partnership with VeriFone                  II-67
      ZTE Teams Up with NXP to Leverage NFC Functionality               II-67
      KT and DOCOMO to Unveil Cross-Border NFC Services                 II-67

  5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES                                                   II-69
      Identive Group Introduces NFC-NDEF Tag Editor Kit and NFC Plug &
       Play Starter Kit                                                 II-69
      Lite-on Mobile to Introduce Fumod - A New Antenna for Metal
       Devices                                                          II-69
      Nordic Semiconductor Introduces nRF51822 Multi-Protocol
       Bluetooth Low Energy/ 2.4GHz RF SoC                              II-69
      Samsung Electronics Introduces Galaxy S4 Featuring Mobeam ID
       Barcode Technology and NFC Capability                            II-70
      Invengo Technology Introduces New NFC Product Range               II-71
      Inside Secure Announces Launch of New INSIDE Dual-Interface
       NFC Forum Type-4 Tag                                             II-71
      ams Unveils AS3922 Tag AFE Offering NFC Support                   II-71
      Telenor Unveils New Valyou NFC Mobile Wallet Service              II-72
      Think&Go NFC Introduces Dynamic NFC-Screen                        II-72
      Vertu Introduces Vertu Ti Android 4 NFC Phone                     II-72
      Pulse Electronics Launches NFC Antenna                            II-72
      Inside Secure Introduces ComboPulse All-in-One Solution           II-73
      Blackberry Introduces New Phones with NFC Capability              II-73
      HTC Launches HTC Mini Remote Control for Use in Premium
       Butterfly Smartphone                                             II-73
      Panasonic Unveils New Lumix Compact Cameras with NFC Capability   II-73
      iLuv Creative Technology Introduces New Bluetooth Speakers
       with NFC Capability                                              II-74
      Sony Launches New Portable Bluetooth® Speakers Equipped with
       NFC Technology                                                   II-74
      Samsung Electronics Launches Wireless AV Product Range with
       NFC Capability                                                   II-75
      TYLT Launches TAGZ NFC Stickers for Mobile Phones                 II-75
      Creative Introduces NFC-Enabled Airwave HD and Airwave
       Bluetooth Speakers                                               II-75
      Loewe Introduces NFC-Enabled Speaker 2go in UK                    II-76
      Google Launches LG Nexus 4 Smartphones with NFC Capability in
       India                                                            II-76
      Ingenico Introduces iWB Bio Mobile Payment Devices                II-76
      iKaaz Rolls Out Tap & Pay NFC Reader                              II-77
      Sony Rolls Out CMT-BT Bluetooth Wireless Speakers with NFC
       Capability                                                       II-77
      Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Camera with NFC
       Capability                                                       II-77
      Qualcomm Atheros Launches New QCA1990 NFC Solution                II-79
      Broadcom Launches New Quad-Combo Chip and Single Card Solution    II-79
      Broadcom Launches New BCM21552G 3G baseband and Reference Design  II-79
      Broadcom Introduces Comprehensive Platform Solutions Range for
       OTT and Hybrid TV Media Players                                  II-80
      Identive Group Launches Cloud-Based NFC Tag Management Platform   II-80
      Orange Launches UpTeq NFC High-End SIM                            II-81
      Identive Group Introduces NFC Tag Online Customization Service    II-81
      NXP Installs PN65 NFC Solution in Nexus 7                         II-81
      Melexis launched MLX90132 Transceiver IC for Near Field
       Communication                                                    II-82
      NXP Unveils NTAG21x Family of NFC Tag IC Products                 II-82
      Hyundai Motor Introduces NFC-Enabled Smartphone                   II-83
      Broadcom to Unveil NFC-Enabled Radio Chip                         II-83
      DeviceFidelity Introduces Range of CredenSE NFC Products          II-83
      T-Mobile International and MasterCard to Unveil MyWallet Service  II-84
      Logomotion Introduces LGM microSD Card                            II-84
      Atos Worldline Unveils NFC Mobile Payment Application             II-84
      Renesas Electronics Introduces NFC Enabled Wireless Charging
       System                                                           II-85
      Crestron Electronics Introduces AirConnect Technology             II-85
      Nokia Launches NFC-Enabled Devices                                II-85
      Pulse Electronics Launches NFC Antenna                            II-85
      Narian Technologies Extends Features of NFC Application           II-86
      China Mobile Develops Near Field Communication TD-SCDMA 3G
       Handset                                                          II-86
      Google Showcases Nexus Q NFC-Enabled Media Player                 II-87
      Samsung Electronics Launches TecTiles NFC Stickers for Mobile
       Handsets                                                         II-87
      Megafon Introduces NFC Transportation Ticketing Service           II-87
      Mobile TeleSystems, MTS Bank and MasterCard Introduce NFC
       Payment Service in Russia                                        II-87
      iMPak Health Offers RhythmTrak ECG Device for NFC Tablets and
       Smartphones                                                      II-88
      AuthenTec Launches AES2750 Fingerprint Verification Sensor for
       NFC Mobile Wallets                                               II-88
      Digicel Pacific Releases Beep and Go NFC Service in Tonga         II-88
      ROAM Data Develops NFC Swipe Device Agnostic Card Reader          II-89
      Narian Technologies Introduces NFC4Retail Platform                II-89
      Fujifilm Holdings and Near Field Solutions to Develop Tap ‘n'
       Print Service                                                    II-89
      Sony Announces Sony Xperia Sola Mobile Handset with NFC
       Technology                                                       II-89
      Inside Secure Introduces MicroPass 4101-2K Type 4 NFC Tag         II-90
      ZTE Introduces Touch and Share NFC Technology                     II-90
      LG Unveils New L-Style NFC Smartphones                            II-90
      Panasonic Unveils New Eluga Power NFC Smartphone                  II-90
      NXP Semiconductors Unveils High-Performance PN544 NFC
       Controller Chip                                                  II-91
      Sony Unveils New Xperia P Featuring NFC Support                   II-91
      STMicroelectronics Unveils New ST21NFCA NFC Controller IC         II-91
      Yubico Launches YubiKey NEO USB Authentication Device Equipped
       with NFC Technology                                              II-91
      Sequent Software Unveils CCS Technology                           II-92
      KDDI to Introduce Commercial NFC Service                          II-92
      Casio Computer Develops New NFC-enabled IT-9000E- MC25E
       Handheld Terminal Incorporating Printer Module                   II-92
      Broadcom Introduces New Broadcom® BCM2079x NFC Chips Family       II-93
      NXP Announces Incorporation of NFC Solution PN65N in Google’s
       Galaxy Nexus                                                     II-93
      NXP Launches the NTAG203 NFC Forum-Compliant Type 2 Tag           II-94
      Texas Instruments Introduces Lowest Power NFC Transceiver         II-94
      Sequent Software Introduces New NFC Services Platform             II-95
      Sony and HID Global Develop Contactless Smart Card Reader
       Platform                                                         II-95
      Acer Introduces New NFC-Equipped Acer Liquid Express Smartphone   II-96
      Google and Samsung Electronics Unveil Galaxy Nexus Smartphone
       with NFC Capability                                              II-96
      Nokia Introduces Symbian Nokia 603 Handset with NFC Capability    II-96
      T Mobile Communications Launches SleepTrack Sleep Monitor
       Device with NFC Capability                                       II-96
      Nokia Introduces NFC Device Kit                                   II-97
      Casio Computer Unveils New Version of DT-X8 Handheld Terminal     II-97
      HID Global Introduces New iClass SE Platform                      II-97
      Sharp Introduces New RW-T107 Tab with NFC Payments Capability     II-97
      Texas Instruments Launches New NFC TRF7970A Transceiver           II-97
      Naratte Introduces Ultrasonic Zoosh Technology                    II-98
      Turkcell Introduces New T20 Smartphone with NFC Capability        II-98
      SCM Microsystems Introduces NFC Reader Module                     II-99
      ViVOtech Launches New NFC Add-On ViVOpay 4800 Reader              II-99
      Advanced Card Systems Introduces New ACR122L VisualVantage NFC
       Reader                                                           II-99
      GENTAG Launches NFC Phone                                         II-100

  6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-101
      Blackberry Limited (Canada)                                       II-101
      HTC Corporation (Taiwan)                                          II-101
      Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd (China)                               II-101
      Lenovo Group Limited (China)                                      II-101
      LG Electronics (South Korea)                                      II-102
      Motorola Mobility, Inc. (USA)                                     II-102
      Nokia Corporation (Finland)                                       II-102
      Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd (South Korea)                        II-103
      Sony Mobile Communications (Japan)                                II-103
      ZTE Corporation (China)                                           II-103
      Major NFC Chip Manufacturers                                      II-104
       Broadcom Corp. (US)                                              II-104
       Infineon Technologies AG (Germany)                               II-104
       NXP Semiconductors NV (Netherlands)                              II-105
       STMicroelectronics NV (Switzerland)                              II-105

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-106
      Table 21: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets by Geographic Region/Country - US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and
      Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-106

      Table 22: Global 8-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile
      Handsets by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown
      of Annual Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets
      for Years 2011, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-107


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Outlook                                                         III-1
        Although a Late Entrant, US to Generate Robust Growth
         Opportunities for NFC in Coming Years                          III-1
        NFC-Enabled Taxis to Provide Cost-effective Advertisements
         for US Companies                                               III-1
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-2
        Product Launches                                                III-7
        Key Players                                                     III-15
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-16
        Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC
        Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual Volume
        Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-16

  2. CANADA                                                             III-17
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-17
        Outlook                                                         III-17
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-17
        Product Launch                                                  III-17
        Blackberry Limited - A Key Canadian Player                      III-17
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-18
        Table 24: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-18

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-19
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-19
        Outlook                                                         III-19
        Japan - The Early Bird in NFC Market                            III-19
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-19
        Product Launches                                                III-22
        Sony Mobile Communications - A Key Japanese Player              III-26
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-27
        Table 25: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-27

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-28
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-28
        Outlook                                                         III-28
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-28
        Table 26: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets by Geographic Region/Country -
        France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
        Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
        Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-28

        Table 27: European 8-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile
        Handsets by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage
        Breakdown of Annual Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy,
        UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years
        2011, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        III-29

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-30
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-30
        Outlook                                                         III-30
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-30
        Product Launches                                                III-31
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-33
        Table 28: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-33

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-34
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-34
        Outlook                                                         III-34
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-34
        Infineon Technologies AG - A Key German NFC Chip Manufacturer   III-35
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-35
        Table 29: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-35

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-36
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-36
        Outlook                                                         III-36
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-36
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-37
        Table 30: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-37

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-38
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-38
        Outlook                                                         III-38
        Varied Usage Pattern of NFC Devices in UK                       III-38
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-38
        Product Launches                                                III-38
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-40
        Table 31: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC
        Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual Volume
        Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-40

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-41
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-41
        Outlook                                                         III-41
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-41
        Table 32: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-41

  4f. RUSSIA                                                            III-42
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-42
        Outlook                                                         III-42
        Russia Projects Bright Future Outlook for NFC Enabled Handsets  III-42
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-42
        Product Launches                                                III-43
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-44
        Table 33: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-44

  4g. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-45
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-45
        Outlook                                                         III-45
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-45
        Product Launches                                                III-48
        Key Players                                                     III-53
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-55
        Table 34: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed
        with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011
        through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-55

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-56
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-56
        Outlook                                                         III-56
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-56
        Table 35: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets by Geographic
        Region/Country - China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in
        Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-56

        Table 36: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled
        Mobile Handsets by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage
        Breakdown of Annual Volume Sales for China, South Korea and
        Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011, 2013 and 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-57

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-58
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-58
        Outlook                                                         III-58
        China to Witness High Volume of NFC Payments                    III-58
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-58
        Product Launch                                                  III-60
        Key Players                                                     III-60
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-61
        Table 37: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
        Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-61

  5b. SOUTH KOREA                                                       III-62
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-62
        Outlook                                                         III-62
        South Korea Witnesses Massive NFC Launches - Augurs Well for
         NFC Devices Market                                             III-62
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-62
        Product Launches                                                III-63
        Key Players                                                     III-65
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-66
        Table 38: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed
        with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011
        through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-66

  5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-67
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-67
        Outlook                                                         III-67
        Australia                                                       III-67
        Affordable NFC Phones - Key to Tap Indian Market                III-67
        Singapore to Witness High Adoption of NFC Technology            III-67
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-68
        Product Launches                                                III-68
        Key Player                                                      III-70
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-70
        Table 39: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed
        with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011
        through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-70

  6. THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA                                         III-71
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-71
        Outlook                                                         III-71
        UAE to Witness Widespread Roll out of NFC Services in Years
         to Come                                                        III-71
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-71
        Table 40: Middle East and African Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market
        Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for
        Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-71

  7. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-72
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-72
        Outlook                                                         III-72
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-72
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-73
        Table 41: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed
        with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011
        through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-73


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 68 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 73)

     The United States (20)
     Canada (1)
     Japan (4)
     Europe (28)
     - France (4)
     - Germany (3)
     - The United Kingdom (5)
     - Rest of Europe (16)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (20)
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