Next Biometrics receives order for 160,000 fingerprint sensors

May 27, 2015 - 

Next Biometrics Group ASA announced it has received an order for 160,000 fingerprint sensors to a customer that asked to remain confidential.

The fingerprint sensors will be delivered in September and October of this year, said Next Biometrics.

“During the past five weeks, Next Biometrics has received fingerprint sensor orders from different market segments amounting to $1.4 million USD, or 10 million Norwegian Krone (NOK),” said Next Biometrics CEO Tore Etholm-Idsoe.

Next Biometrics did not specify the exact applications being developed based on the request of the client.

Previously reported, Next Biometrics Group ASA recently received an order for 34,000 fingerprint sensors from an undisclosed customer.

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