As a part of the NEXT (NEXT.OAX)  roadmap towards long term implementations in SmartCards, NEXT Biometrics will attend this year’s Cartes, Paris tradeshow.

NEXT CEO, Tore Etholm-Idsøe said: At Cartes we will be showing our sensors integrated in products targeting payments, governmental markets and other higher end, quality critical applications. Included here will be a NEXUS Smartphone reference design in which we have integrated a full size sensor (12*17 mm) in the back of the phone. This facilitates secure and convenient use for close to a 100% of a population meeting the requirements of customers and applications that can not allow simple pin-code or password based authentication as a back-up to the sensor»

Several NEXT-enabled programs are in active development using our sensors. At Cartes we will also be demonstarting a new NEXT-enabled product designed by a customer, targeting secure payment transactions. said Radek Matyasek, Vice President EMEA Sales. You will find us in Hall 4 at booth #K053.

ABOUT NEXT Biometrics: Enabled by its patented NEXT Active Thermal principle, NEXT Biometrics ( offers high quality area fingerprint sensors 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 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, and Knut Stalen, CFO,

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