News Archive 2019

NEXT Biometrics Delivers on Second Call-Off Order from Tactilis

Oslo, February 26, 2019 – NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced that it has shipped 30,000 fingerprint sensors to Tactilis Pte. Limited.

This is the second call-off under a larger purchase order for 250,000 sets of fingerprint sensors and ASICs, adding up to a total of 60,000 sets of fingerprint sensors and ASICs delivered to Tactilis to date.

“We are very pleased with this second call-off order and the continued relationship with Tactilis,” said Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. “As outlined at the January 2019 Business Update, we remain fully committed to our long-standing customers and business partners while we further broaden our network with leading players in the smart card ecosystem to fully leverage our product and technology portfolio for this upcoming mass market.

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 ( is headquartered in Oslo, with sales, support and development operations in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Taipei, Prague, Bengaluru and Shanghai.

About Tactilis

Tactilis believes that living in a connected world is a good thing and offers simple, quick and easy-to-scale solutions that make it easier than ever to authenticate and manage identities, protect precious data and create trustworthy environments for citizens, businesses and government organizations. With extensive technological know-how and cutting-edge manufacturing processes, Tactilis helps you get the most out of the open world while securing your interests with just one fingerprint

NEXT Media contact:

Tanja Moehler,

NEXT Investor contact:
Knut Stålen (CFO),