News Archive 2017

22.08.2017

NEXT Biometrics and Arrow Electronics sign global distribution agreement.

Through this agreement, Arrow will be able to sell NEXT Biometrics products to its wide base of customers, targeting applications including Internet of Things and access control, as well as personal authentication devices such as tokens, key fobs and other innovative applications. A range of reference designs and SDK solutions (software development kit) have over the last 18 months been developed by NEXT Biometrics, and is now launched for mainstream embedded platforms.

“NEXT Biometrics have established themselves as a leader for high performance, cost efficient fingerprint authentication”, said Matthias Hutter, Vice President Product Management and Supplier Marketing, Arrow EMEA. “We are excited to offer their solutions to enhance the products to our broad customer base.”

“Signing the agreement with Arrow is an important milestone for NEXT”, said Ritu Favre, CEO at NEXT Biometrics. “NEXT will be able to leverage Arrow’s world-class sales and field applications engineering coupled with the company`s broad customer reach and relationships. We are excited to scale and grow our business for large, cost-efficient fingerprint sensors for the access control market.”

 

ABOUT Arrow Electronics:
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.

Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 465 locations serving over 90 countries.

 

ABOUT NEXT Biometrics:
Enabled by its patented NEXT Active Thermal principle, NEXT Biometrics (www.nextbiometrics.com) offers high quality area fingerprint sensors at a fraction of the prices of comparable competitors. A wide range of product formats, including smartcards, notebooks, time & attendance, usb-sensors, smartcard readers, secure tokens and access control systems and many more are targeted.

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:
Ritu Favre (CEO), Ritu.Favre@nextbiometrics.com
Knut Stålen (CFO),  Knut.Stalen@nextbiometrics.com