News Archive 2019

NEXT Biometrics Appoints New Distributor to Accelerate Sales in Russia

Oslo, March 06, 2019 – NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced that it has appointed LLP UniComm as its authorized distributor for access control solutions in Russia.

UniComm provides development and integration support for security and network optimization as well as Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions for banks, governments, smart cities, and organizations. Since its foundation in 2015, UniComm has recorded dynamic growth.

“We are pleased to welcome UniComm to our distributor network and look forward to a strong and successful partnership,” said Alain Faburel, NEXT Biometrics Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. “As outlined at the January 2019 Business Update, we are in the process of expanding our reach and stake in the access control market. Collaboration with strong and innovative regional players like UniComm is key to achieve this.”

“Our customers are looking for best-in-class solutions which help them master today`s challenges and stay ahead of the curve,” said Maxim Chembura, UniComm Commercial Director. “Making use of NEXT Biometrics` advanced fingerprint technology enables us to serve this need along with seamless integration and a multitude of successful use cases.”

Ever increasing network security and data protection requirements are key drivers fueling growth of the fingerprint access control market which is predicted to continue to prosper in Europe (including Russia) in the coming years.



About NEXT Biometrics:
 
NEXT provides advanced fingerprint sensor technology that delivers uncompromised security and accuracy for the best possible user experience in the smart card, government ID, access control and notebook markets. The company’s patented NEXT Active Thermal™ principle allows the development of large, high quality fingerprint sensors in both rigid and flexible formats. NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (www.nextbiometrics.com) is headquartered in Oslo, with sales, support and development operations in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Taipei, Prague, Bengaluru and Shanghai.


About UniComm, a subsidiary of Netwell:
 
www.unicomm.pro

 

NEXT Media contact:
Tanja Moehler, tanja.moehler@nextbiometrics.com

NEXT Investor contact:
Knut Stålen (CFO), knut.stalen@nextbiometrics.com