News Archive 2017


NEXT Biometrics has received an order from a Tier 1 semiconductor company.

This order is for their first project and worth $ 150 000. First volumes are already being shipped.

The client is working on several projects where a large size secure sensor is needed and the sensor works for close to 100 per cent of the user base.

NEXT CEO Ritu Favre comments:
“This order is a result of a 12 month design and qualification process.  The applications targeted are Access Control and Government ID segments. NEXT’s unique combination of large size and cost efficient sensor are a perfect fit. We look forward to close cooperation with innovative partners like this.”

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 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),
Tore Etholm Idsøe (former CEO),
Knut Stålen (CFO),