For more than a decade, industry experts have predicted the death of smart cards. However, the embedded SIM (eSIM) has an impact on the telecommunication vertical, and many other verticals continue to benefit from the tremendous advantages of this secured device. Frost & Sullivan forecasts that, in 2017, the market will continue to grow at a 4.7% CAGR globally for all verticals, including telecommunication, banking and payment, government and ID, transportation, and physical and logical access. In a growing market, innovation is key. This is why major players have added innovative functionalities to the existing medium to strengthen security and provide a more exciting user experience.