NEXT Biometrics has signed a strategic agreement with Sao Paulo based DUODIGIT Ltda, a specialized Brazilian biometric solution provider. DUODIGIT is a pioneer in providing biometric solutions in the Brazilian market, with a technical team of high quality and consolidated network of partnerships with integrators of software, hardware and consulting, targeting a wide range of quality dependent applications, including control industrial and corporate access, time and attendance, banking applications, among other applications with biometric technology.

Tore Etholm-Idsøe, CEO NEXT Biometrics: ” We are very pleased to be able to welcome DUODIGIT as our distributor in the fast moving Brazilian market. DUODOGIT is a highly respected supplier of high quality biometric solutions. Based on already signed agreements and general market feedback NEXT now expects to sign most leading sensor distributors in all major world markets.”

Luiz Henrique Correa Bernardes, Technical Director of DUODIGIT: “The fingerprint sensor market needs a low cost – no compromise area sensor. We believe with NEXT high quality, low cost, slim format sensors we will be able to have significant opportunities for DUODIGIT and our Brazilian customers.”

Enabled by its patented Active Thermal Principle, NEXT offers high quality area fingerprint sensor at a fraction of the prices of comparable competitors. A wide range of product formats including Smartphones, Tablets, PC’s, Doors, Time registration systems, Payment terminals, Flashdrives, Usb-tokens, Key fobs and many more are targeted. NEXT BIOMETRICS GROUP ASA is a publically listed company headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with sales, support and development subsidiaries in Seattle, Taipei and Shanghai.

Investor & Press contacts :
Tore Etholm-Idsoe / CEO, mob + 47 922 32 439, e-mail
Knut Stålen / CFO, mob + 47 920 43 458, e-mail

With more than 10 years of experience in the biometrics industry, DUODIGIT has become a trusted and leading distributor, integrator and supplier of biometric identification solutions and devices in the Brazilian market. DUODIGIT is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil and supplies for the entire national market.

Press contact:
Luiz Henrique Correa Bernardes, Technical Director.

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