Oslo, November 3, 2020 -NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global company in finger-print sensor technology, today announced it has received an initial purchase order to design and build a customized fingerprint reader based on NEXT’s large-size FAP20 biometric sensor from business partner NCS in Singapore. The initial order is for 1,500 units and is scheduled to be deployed in December 2020. The customer expects that up to 10,000 NEXT FAP20 readers will be deployed during the next 24 months period.

The initial purchase order to design and build the customized FAP20 fingerprint reader is a result of NEXT`s close collaboration with NCS, a leading ICT service provider in Singapore, to develop a fingerprint authentication solution with superior performance. NCS will integrate NEXT’s fingerprint reader with its software solution to deliver a mission critical authentication solution to a Singaporean government agency.

“We are pleased to see that our collaboration with NCS has resulted in this mission critical solution in Singapore. It proves NEXT’s capabilities from both a design and manufacturing perspective as well that our FAP20 sensor delivers superior performance and quality. The collaboration with NCS demonstrates again the versatility of our FAP20 sensor and its applicability in different business environments” said Peter Heuman, CEO of NEXT Biometrics.

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 (nextbio.eternitygroup.dev) is headquartered in Oslo, with sales, support, and development operations in Seattle, Taipei, Bengaluru and Shanghai.

About NCS Pte Ltd

NCS is the leading information, communications, and technology (ICT) service provider in Singapore. NCS delivers end-to-end ICT solutions to help governments and enterprises realize business value through digital transformation and the innovative use of technology. Today, NSC has a strong Asia Pacific presence in 15 cities. A diverse force of 9,600 ICT professionals have delivered on over 3,500 large-scale, mission-critical, and multi-platform projects to governments and private sector organizations in Singapore and around the world.

NEXT Investor contact:

Peter Heuman (CEO), peter.heuman@nextbiometrics.com
Eirik Underthun (CFO), eirik.underthun@nextbiometrics.com

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