The fingerprint sensors are sold through NEXT`s distribution partner AqTronics Technologies, Pvt. Ltd. and will be used in a range of Aadhaar based applications such as Jeevan Pramaan (i.e. an Aadhaar enabled digital service for pensioners), Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS) applications and Aadhaar enabled attendance systems (AEBAS).

“We are very pleased about the new orders and the growing presence we are gaining in the market,” said Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. “AqTronics is a strong partner for us in India and we look forward to further growing our business relationship with this experienced and renowned team.”

“Application developers and system integrators opt for NEXT`s sensor technology because of its reliable performance and seamless integration,” said Harinath Gupta, Director Sales of AqTronics. “Working with a proven supplier like NEXT is a key asset for us.”


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.

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