OSLO, NORWAY--(Marketwired - Nov 22, 2016) - NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors: NEXT) announced it has been chosen as supplier of fingerprint sensors for a new Smart Card application, with delivery of a first call for 150,000 flexible sensors targeted to start during the second half of 2017, after which the program is planned to expand to 350,000 units.
Tore Etholm Idsøe, CEO of NEXT Biometrics, said, "The end customer for this order is based in the United States. As for the first two customers that NEXT announced previously this year, the requirement is fully flexible ISO-compliant Smart Cards that operate securely and conveniently for close to 100% of the end users."
About NEXT Biometrics
Enabled by the Active Thermal Principle, NEXT offers rigid and flexible, high performance, low cost fingerprint sensors. The Company is uniquely positioned in markets demanding high performance for close to 100% its targeted populations. The company competitive advantages of are maximized in a range of product formats including Smart Cards, Key-fobs, Remote Controls, Door systems and high end Notebook and Tablets.
NEXT Biometrics Group ASA is a publicly listed company headquartered in Oslo, Norway and with sales, support and development subsidiaries in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Taipei, Prague and Shanghai. Media and Investor contacts for NEXT Biometrics: Tore Etholm-Idsøe, CEO, Tore.Idsoe@NEXTbiometrics.com and Knut Stalen, CFO, Knut.Stalen@NEXTbiometrics.com.