Oslo, June 30, 2020 – NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global company in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced it has received a purchase order of more than 5,000 FAP 20 sensors from its new partner LLC NF Technology, a company specialized in providing security solutions in the Russian market.

LLC NF Technology chose NEXT Biometrics technology for a Citizen ID project in Russia. LLC NF Technology will develop and deploy more than 5,000 units of ID Card Readers with fingerprint sensing function in Russia.

“Having tried and tested different fingerprint sensors in the market, we have selected NEXT Biometrics PIV certified FAP 20 fingerprint sensor for this Citizen ID project in Russia. We are impressed by the performance of the NEXT Biometrics fingerprint sensor and the professional support provided by the team at NEXT.“, said Nazarov Aleksey, Director of LLC NF Technology.

“We are glad to have received this order from LLC NF Technology and their trust in our company as well as our FAP 20 sensor. The sensors are now in production and will be delivered in June. We are excited to see the results from the launch of LLC NF Technology’s ID Card Reader with NEXT’s sensor in Russia”, said Hakan Persson, SVP Sales & Strategy of Next Biometrics.

“We are pleased that our FAP sensor has been well recognized by our customers and partners since its initial launch early 2020, the latest collaboration with LLC NF Technology in Russia will further strength the position of NEXT in yet another biometric market. ” said Peter Heuman, NEXT Biometrics CEO.”

NEXT’s FAP20 sensor (One Touch 2000) was recently certified by the FBI as tested and in compliance with the FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) Image Quality Specifications (IQS). A review of the test data was conducted by the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division.  For PIV listing information please visit the official FBI site at  – https://www.fbibiospecs.cjis.gov/Certifications/


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.


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NEXT Investor contact:

Peter Heuman, peter.heuman@nextbiometrics.com

Eirik Underthun, eirik.underthun@nextbiometrics.com

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