The smart badges market is anticipated to climb to $50bn by 2033

3rd February 2023
Sheryl Miles

The global smart badges market is set to reach a valuation of $50 billion by 2033, expanding rapidly at 9% CAGR over the next ten years.

A smart badge is a transportable multi-mode tracker in the form of an ID card that contains embedded sensors that combine a Wi-Fi sniffer, GPS, BLE, low-power GPS, and LoRaWAN TDoA geolocation technologies to give precise and continuous geolocation.

A smart badge is an excellent gadget for workforce safety and security tracking, zone notification, and surveillance. It is lightweight and simple to use, with a single button providing access to many features that can be customised to meet customers' requirements.

Smart badges are widely utilised in government and healthcare applications because they improve patient security and privacy, give secure access to emergency medical information, and prevent healthcare fraud. A smart badge also has a panic button to alert an emergency discreetly and the badge's position, which aids in tracking the individual in hospitals.

Government entities often use smart badges to adhere to government regulations, as well as to confirm a person's identification and physically allow the badge holder to a facility.

Smart badges use cutting-edge machine learning and IoT technologies to improve security and enable new functionalities. Moreover, a smart badge offers information about who is accessing what, when, and where, eliminating the danger of a security breach due to negligence or oversight.

As a result of these reasons, the demand for smart badges for government and healthcare applications is increasing, which is predicted to propel the global smart badges market during the forecast period. Another major factor driving the global market is the growing demand for wearable devices.

Key takeaways from market study

  • The global market for smart badges is worth $21 billion in 2023.
  • The market is expected to reach a valuation of $50 billion by 2033.
  • Worldwide demand for smart badges is estimated to increase at a CAGR of 9% from 2023 to 2033 (forecast period).
  • The US market was valued at $6 billion in 2022.
  • Global demand for contactless smart badges is projected to evolve at a CAGR of 6.2% during the forecast period.

Competitive landscape

Key players in the smart badges market are focused on technological advances and expansion to meet the increasing demand for smart badges. Furthermore, many start-ups are competing in the global market with their innovative offerings.

Spintly, a start-up based in the United States, provides cloud-based electronic identification-based access control systems. The start-up offers users smart access control technology, which allows them to turn smartphones into access cards. It has proximity-based access, offline support, and is compatible with a variety of locking methods. These products communicate with a companion application that is compatible with iOS and Android devices and allows users to control them remotely.

Bizzabo, an event management platform, acquired Klik, a wearable technology start-up based in Montreal. Klik's wearable goods, which appear to be standard badges or wristbands, include built-in technology that allows for the touchless transmission of contact information and tracking visitors' behaviour, such as time spent in booths. They can also initiate recommendations, such as workshops or networking opportunities.

Regional analysis

North America is leading the worldwide market. The US is providing the most revenue-generation opportunities in the regional market. However, the market for smart badges in Asia Pacific and Europe is witnessing significant demand growth.

More valuable insights on offer

The study divulges essential insights on the market on the basis of type (smart badges with display, smart badges without display), communication (contact badges, contactless badges), and application (corporate, retail & hospitality, government & healthcare, event & entertainment, other applications), across five major regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa).

These insights are based on a report on Smart Badges Market by Fact.MR.

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