NEXT Biometrics to supply 10,000 sensors to Taiwanese partner

December 22, 2014 - 

NEXT Biometrics announced today that it has received a purchase order for 10,000 area sensors from a Taiwanese partner.

According to a company news release, all 10,000 sensors that have been ordered are slated for delivery before the end of this year.

Tore Etholm-Idsøe, CEO NEXT Biometrics said: “NEXT is the only player able to meet this market segment need of system quality, determined by sensor size, at mass market acceptable pricing.” The firm reports is excited to move forward with its Taiwanese-based partner, who has order the units in order to implement them into a new category of handheld devices, after a long period of testing and system level product development.

This deal is the recent in a string of successful supply agreements that NEXT Biometrics has entered into. Recently, reported that NEXT Biometrics had signed an agreement to supply multiple fingerprint sensors for an undisclosed multinational tier 1 company within the smartphone, tablet and notebook market.

That deal, which is slated for completion in the second quarter of 2015, would see at least a million fingerprint sensor units delivered. Further, we previously reported that NEXT Biometrics Group had increased its production capacity to 1.8 million fingerprint area sensors per month.

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