June 3, 2015 -
Next Biometrics Group ASA announced it has signed an agreement with AqTronics Technologies to distribute its line of biometric identification products in India, one of the largest biometric markets in the world.
“We have searched to find the best partner in the vast and fast growing market in India,” said Tore Etholm-Idsøe, CEO of Next Biometrics. “There is great demand for our new fingerprint sensor modules being launched in the past months, and we believe AqTronics is the perfect channel partner for Next. With more than 7 years of experience in the Indian biometrics industry, AqTronics has become a trusted and leading distributor for identification products in India.“
In addition to security and identification solutions, AqTronics sells and distributes a range of products spanning various technological fields, including embedded and wireless communication, lighting and renewable energy, sensing, and device cloud.
“India’s billion people population, with close to 900 million phone subscribers, forms a major market for tablets, smart phones, time and attendance, eKYC and IOT markets,” said Ranga Prasad, marketing director of AqTronics Technologies. “The fingerprint sensor market for the above applications demands a well working yet cost efficient fingerprint sensor. We believe Next Biometrics high quality, low cost sensors will open many new design opportunities in India.”
Previously reported, Next Biometrics Group ASA received several orders for its new generation of fingerprint sensor modules from five companies in the US, Asia and Europe throughout May.