NEXT has received a purchase order for its unique fingerprint sensor from the newly appointed Brazilian distributor DUODIGIT. After initial sensor testing a first batch of 1000 sensors for integration in existing applications has been ordered. The parties expect that area fingerprint sensor systems based on NEXT’s unique and patented technology, will significantly grow the overall size of the market. Volume deliveries are expected to commence late Q4-14.

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, Wearables, 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.

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.

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

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