Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. Yet another major data breach has come to light. The latest announcement comes from governance-challenged, ride-hailing service Uber, which admitted it lost massive amounts of use data in a hack that occurred months ago. The

NEXT Biometrics introduces standard-compliant smart card with flexible fingerprint sensor and new peripheral device

NEXT Biometrics has launched the Oyster II peripheral fingerprint reader, and along with smart card manufacturing partner Tactilis is demonstrating a biometric smart card with a flexible sensor compliant with international standards. NEXT and Tactilis are demonstrating the new card solution, which they say is a market first, this week at Trustech 2017. The biometric-system-on-card (BSoC) integrates NEXT’s signature advanced large area flexible sensor technology to meet the security and user experience requirements of the financial, government and access control

NEXT Biometrics showcasing its newest products and tech at TRUSTECH

NEXT Biometrics will be showcasing smartcards using its flexible fingerprint sensor modules and a new generation of fingerprint sensor technology and scanners at TRUSTECH later this month. TRUSTECH 2017 will be held November 28 to 30 at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France and focuses on secure transactions, authentication and connectivity solutions used in the financial services and retail industries, enterprise, security and IoT applications, as well as to meet government identification requirements. In addition, Kolja Vogel, Biometric Solution

NEXT Biometrics reports improved gross margins and revenue

NEXT Biometrics has issued the interim results for Q3 2017, with improved gross margins and revenue, and results for the first nine months ended September 30, 2017. The company’s Q3 revenue increased to NOK 25.4 million (US$3.1 million) compared to NOK 24 million (US$2.9 million) in Q2 2017. Meanwhile, the company’s gross margin improved to -4 percent in Q3 2017. In October, the company began production shipments of NB-2034-S2 fingerprint sensor to US Tier 1 notebook manufacturer, as well as

Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. Are stock indices ready for a pullback? As markets continue to trade near record highs some suggest there are signs the trend could be at an end. One analyst pointed out the S&P 500 recently

Fujitsu selects NEXT Biometrics fingerprint sensors for notebooks and tablets

Fujitsu Client Computing Limited has implemented NEXT Biometrics fingerprint sensors in consumer and commercial notebook and tablet products. NEXT has delivered the initial volumes and expects the volumes to increase over the coming months. “Fujitsu’s extensive testing regime has yet again confirmed the fundamental importance of sensor size,” remarked Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. “Suppliers targeting to offer security and convenience for close to 100% of a population simply cannot compromise on size.” “After extensive testing of a range

NEXT Biometrics mass ships new fingerprint sensors for notebooks

NEXT Biometrics has begun mass production shipments of its NB-2034-S2 sensor module, designed for the notebook, tablet and access control markets. The module is the first in a series of the company’s high performance, cost-efficient fingerprint modules based on NEXT’s second generation ASIC, the NB-A520. The NB-2034-S2 module is based on a single semiconductor controller, the NB-A520 ASIC, which includes an integrated microcontroller that provides greater flexibility in product design and a reduction in system cost. The number of external

Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. Markets continue to trade near record highs. Why this continues to be the case was the subject of an interesting letter released this past week by controversial, high-profile New York-based hedge fund manager David Einhorn,

NEXT Biometrics poised to grab significant market share: Frost & Sullivan

NEXT Biometrics has won the Frost & Sullivan 2017 European Enabling Technology Leadership Award for its achievements in fingerprint sensor technology. This recognition comes on the heals of the company shipping sensor number 3 million last week, demonstrating NEXT’s ability to consistently mass produce fingerprint sensors with industry normal yield figures. The global research firm noted that NEXT “is poised to grab significant market share with advantageous pricing, without sacrificing convenience and security of the sensors. NEXT offers the first

Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. Thursday was the 30th anniversary of the Great Market Crash of 1987 when the Dow registered its largest single-day decline ever. Markets sold off sharply the day before the anniversary, as well as Thursday morning.