NEXT is pleased to announce that an Asian Notebook developer and manufacturer, will integrate the NB-1010-U area sensor in its new flagship model targeted for launch in January 2015.

Tore Etholm-Idsoe, CEO of NEXT, comments: ” NEXT unique ability to combine market low pricing with uncompromised sensor system quality will not only boost integration of sensors in Notebooks – it will also expand the adoption of sensors in a wide range of new applications. Within these segments we include personal devices like key fobs, otp generators and usb-tokens, as well as smartphones and tablets targeting quality dependent applications like mobile payments, cloud access and corporate access.

The key determinant of sensor system quality is the sensor size. Our new Notebook segment partner will have a convenient and secure user authentication system granting them a significant competitive quality differentiator.” Further information of details of this relationship will be released at a point of time determined by the clien.

ABOUT NEXT BIOMETRICS 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 products format 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 headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with sales, support and development subsidiaries in Seattle, Taipei and Shanghai.

Investor & Press contact :
Tore Etholm-Idsoe / CEO, mob + 47 922 32 439, e-mail:

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