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Smart Ticketing Market

Smart Ticketing Market: Information by Product (Ticket Machine, e-Ticket), Component (Software, Hardware), System, Application (Railways, Metros), and Regional Outlook - Forecast Till 2026

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Market Snapshot

market snapshot
Base Year:
Study Period:
12.1 %
Fastest Growing Market:
North America
Largest Market:
Asia Pacific

Global Statistics Representing Smart Ticketing Market Scenario

The Smart ticketing is a system that electronically stores travel tickets on a microchip, usually embedded on a smartcard. Smart ticketing has been revolutionizing the way we travel with enhanced convenience and security for travelers and transport operators alike. Using smart cards and smartphones, travelers can store and use their tickets electronically, eliminating the need for traditional paper tickets by enabling users to simply tap their smart card or device on a gate or validator to gain access.

Technological advancements, increasing adoption in tourism and travel and development of user-friendly and easily accessible ticketing systems have been driving market growth, globally.

Smart ticketing has gained popularity in the transport industry as well as other industries such as sports, entertainment, and healthcare. Increasing demand for transparency solutions in various sectors has been resulting in the adoption of digitized billing systems, which has been boosting the market growth. Advanced technologies such as QR code, RFID, barcode, and open payment systems are expected to further cater to numerous opportunities for market growth in the years to come.

The smart ticketing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.1% and reach a value of USD 25.90 billion by the end of the forecast period (2016–2026).

Intended Audience

  • Technology Investors
  • Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDMs)
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Research/Consultancy Firms

Segmental Insights

The smart ticketing market has been segmented on the basis of product, component, system, application, and geography.

On the basis of product, the market has been segmented into the ticket machine, e-ticket, e-kiosk, and others.

On the basis of component, the market has been segmented into software and hardware.

On the basis of system, the smart ticketing market has been segmented into a smart card, open payment system, and Near-Field Communication.

On the basis of application, the market has been segmented into railways and metros, sports and entertainments, airlines and buses.

On the basis of geography, the smart ticketing market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and LAMEA

Regional Analysis

Geographically, the smart ticketing market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and LAMEA.

North America is expected to dominate the smart ticketing market, owing to the increasing demand for solutions that can streamline ticketing procedures and presence of a large number of companies with expertise in smart ticketing solutions.

Europe is expected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period, due to the presence of key players such as Gemalto NV (Netherlands), Giesecke & Devrient GmbH (Germany), Oberthur Technologies (France), and Infineon Technologies AG (Germany), among others. Furthermore, many countries have adopted smart ticketing solutions for public transportation in this region. The U.K. government had announced investments worth USD 112.12 million for the introduction of smart ticketing solutions across England and Wales by the end of 2018.

Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow at the highest rate in the smart ticketing market during the forecast period as various governments in the region have been allocating funds for implementation of smart ticketing solutions. Additionally, various countries in Asia Pacific such as China, India, Singapore, and Japan have been implementing regulations for the deployment of smart ticketing solutions across the region.

LAMEA is a prominent region in the smart ticketing market, due to the heavy investments made in public transportation in recent years. The Middle East public transport system includes metros, buses, road taxis, and water taxis. The driverless metro system, which has a 75-km track and is fully automated, has two operational lines and three further in the planning stage. The first urban train network in the Arabian Peninsula, the Dubai metro transported 33.2 million people in the first quarter of 2013, recording a significant increase over the same period in the previous year.

Key Players

Some of the key players identified in the market include HID Global Corporation (U.S.), Gemalto NV (Netherlands), NXP Semiconductors (U.S.), CPI Card Group (U.S.) Cubic (U.S.), Xerox (U.S.), Giesecke & Devrient (Germany), Infineon Technologies AG (Germany), Inside Secure (France), and Oberthur Technologies (France).

Key Developments

Both customers and operators benefit from smart ticketing technology as it enhances convenience and offers flexible purchasing options for a range of ticketing types, which in turn reduce traffic congestion and lower carbon emission as well.

In October 2017, Cubic Corporation signed a deal worth USD 539.5 million with The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in the U.S. to replace its MetroCard ticketing system with new contactless technology.

In November 2018, Infineon Technologies AG partnered with NEXT Biometrics, a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, to develop a reference design for biometric payment cards.

This report offers key insights pertaining to the smart ticketing market with an emphasis on recent developments across geographies and development strategies adopted by prominent market participants. The following sections have specifically been covered in the report.

  • Definitive Market Data
  • Smart Ticketing Market Analysis
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Recent Opportunities in the Market
  • 6-7-Year Performance Forecasts: Major Segments by Application, Type and Geography
  • Market Share Analysis
  • Technology Assessment
  • Potential Venture Avenues

Report Scope

Report Metric Details
Market Size USD 25.90 billion by 2026
Historical Data 2015-2016
Base Year 2017
Forecast Period 2018-2026
Forecast Units Value (USD Million)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Environment & Regulatory Landscape and Trends
Segments Covered by Product (Ticket Machine, e-Ticket), Component (Software, Hardware), System, Application (Railways, Metros)
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, LAME and Rest of the World
Key Companies Profiled/Vendors HID Global Corporation (U.S.), Gemalto NV (Netherlands), NXP Semiconductors (U.S.), CPI Card Group (U.S.) Cubic (U.S.), Xerox (U.S.), Giesecke & Devrient (Germany), Infineon Technologies AG (Germany), Inside Secure (France), and Oberthur Technologies (France).,
Key Market Opportunities Rapid Growth In Technology Industry Enhances Smart Ticketing Market

Smart Ticketing Market Segmentation

 By Product

  • Ticket Machine
  • E-Ticket
  • E-Kiosk
  • Others

By Component

  • Software
  • Hardware

By System

  • Smart Card
  • Open Payment System
  • Near-Field Communication

By Application

  • Railways and Metros
  • Sports and Entertainments
  • Airlines
  • Buses
  • Others

 By Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
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