Oslo, March 30, 2023 – NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), has received an additional Design-win and purchase order from business partner Hengyu in China.

Hengyu is in the process of launching a new keyboard with NEXT’s fingerprint sensor. The biometric enabled keyboard will be used in the banking industry and demonstrates the result of NEXT’s close collaboration with Hengyu, a design and manufacturer of professional computer input devices, based in China. The new biometric keyboard will enable advanced secure access control for notebooks and PCs across different platforms. The initial purchase order is USD 40,000, and the product will be launched in the USA. Hengyu has the ambition to launch the new biometric keyboard in additional countries during 2023.

“We are pleased to strengthen our collaboration with Hengyu. Our partner has developed a promising a high-security add-on product for notebooks and PCs that can upgrade the security level without the purchase of new notebooks or PCs. We are excited that, yet another interesting biometric product includes NEXT sensors” said Ulf Ritsvall, SVP of Sales and Marketing 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.

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NEXT Investor contact:

Peter Heuman, peter.heuman@nextbiometrics.com

Eirik Underthun, Eirik.underthun@nextbiometrics.com

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