NEXT Biometrics Passes 3 Million Fingerprint Sensors Shipped

October 18 15:11 2017 Print This Article

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors:NEXT) today announced it shipped sensor number 3 million this week, demonstrating NEXT’s proven ability to consistently mass produce fingerprint sensors with industry normal yield figures. 

NEXT CEO Ritu Favre said, “Passing 3 million NEXT fingerprint sensors shipped, we have now over several quarters consistently demonstrated NEXT’s ability to mass produce high quality, mass market robust sensors at what has become very high yield rates.”

She added, “The NEXT organization is continuing to focus on preparations of products and scaling for leadership within our key target Smart Card and Government ID markets. The total number of Smart Card, Government ID and Access Control projects is steadily growing, showing a stronger than ever interest in the NEXT technology.”

ABOUT NEXT Biometrics:  Enabled by its patented NEXT Active Thermal principle, NEXT Biometrics ( offers large high-quality area fingerprint sensors in both rigid and flexible formats. The sensors can be implemented in a wide range of product formats, including smart cards, governments ID, notebooks, tablets, access control, wearables, payment terminals, tokens, key fobs and many more.

NEXT BIOMETRICS GROUP ASA is a publicly-listed company headquartered in Oslo, Norway and with sales, support and development subsidiaries in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Taipei, Prague and Shanghai.  Media and Investor contacts for NEXT Biometrics: Ritu Favre (CEO), [email protected] and Knut Stålen (CFO), [email protected].

Contact:  Brian Dobson,, [email protected] 203-613-2222


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