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Universitetsgata 10,
0164 Oslo, Norway

NEXT Biometrics Group

NEXT Biometrics (stock info) offers high quality area fingerprint sensors at a fraction of comparable competitor prices. Product formats for Smartphones, Tablets, PCs, Doors, Time registration systems, Wearables, Payment terminals, Flashdrives, USB-tokens, Key fobs and many more. NEXT is based in Oslo, Norway with subsidiaries in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Taipei, Prague and Shanghai.

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Next Biometrics receives new Indian order as demand grows for Aadhaar-L1 certified devices

Next Biometrics will deliver its Aadhaar-certified FAP20 fingerprint sensor to an Indian OEM customer following a volume order worth 1.5…

Nov 3, 2023

Next Biometrics expands leadership team with CPO, 2 SVPs

Two players in the biometrics industry, Precise Biometrics and Next Biometrics, have added to their management teams in furtherance of…

Oct 25, 2023

Next Biometrics attributes contract wins in India to L1 transition, human approach

The Aadhaar digital ID program has made India an area of particular focus for Next Biometrics, along with many other…

Sep 27, 2023

Next’s busy fall: New debt funding, new India buyer, new CEO

Sensor maker Next Biometrics says it has raised gross proceeds of NOK 60 million in a private placement – debt…

Sep 11, 2023

Next Biometrics and Fingerprint Cards secure deals in India

Fingerprint sensor technology maker Next Biometrics has announced that its partner Access Computech Pvt. Ltd. (ACPL) has received the L1…

Sep 4, 2023

Next Biometrics gets new $1.6M order from XM Holder

Chinese company XM Holder, which is specialized in electronic components distribution, has placed an order worth 18 million Norwegian Kroner…

Aug 31, 2023

Next Biometrics appoints new CEO with plans for profitability in 2024

Next Biometrics has announced the appointment of Ulf Ritsvall as its new CEO, succeeding Peter Heuman, who has held the…

Aug 24, 2023

The slide in fingerprint biometrics revenue continues as vendors fight for momentum

The landscape of fingerprint biometrics developers looks like a scout jamboree the morning after a heavy rain. A lot of…

Jul 3, 2023

Next announces new fingerprint sensor contract, partnership, volume order increase

A large fingerprint biometrics supply contract for Next Biometrics has grown into a five-year commercial agreement with an Indian OEM…

May 23, 2023

Big fingerprint sensor contracts from in and out of Asia signed

A pair of fingerprint sensor makers are reporting sizable – and in one case – profit-making contracts. Neither Next Biometrics…

May 16, 2023

4 biometrics provider quarterly reports that do not look scary-bad

There seems to be less of a feeling of freefall in quarterlies. It is nothing to build a trend on…

Apr 28, 2023

Next lines up another Indian OEM for its FAP20 fingerprint sensor

Hardware maker Next Biometrics says it has signed a new buyer in India for its FAP20 fingerprint sensor. As is…

Apr 6, 2023

Next Biometrics wins purchase order to supply fingerprint sensors for notebooks

Chinese company Hengyu is introducing a new biometric keyboard, which incorporates fingerprint sensors provides by Norwegian firm Next Biometrics. A…

Feb 22, 2023

Fiscal ’22 was tricky but not impossible for European fingerprint firms

Next Biometrics has reported some tough fourth-quarter and fiscal-year financials, but it is also talking about encouraging market changes in…

Feb 1, 2023

New Asian partnerships: Next Biometrics expands in China, Accops in India

Next Biometrics has announced a new strategic collaboration with Guangzhou-based technology partner Wiser to bring its solutions to China. According…

Nov 2, 2022

Fingerprint sensor shipments boost Next Biometrics earnings amid market headwinds

Next Biometrics brought in revenue of 14.4 million Norwegian Kroner (approximately US$1.4 million) in the third quarter of its fiscal…

Oct 6, 2022

Next Biometrics delivers fingerprint sensor order to distribution partner in Singapore

Advanced fingerprints sensor technology provider Next Biometrics says it just delivered a stock of its FAP20 fingerprint sensors worth NOK…

Sep 30, 2022

Ambiq CFO, Plurilock advisor recruited to guide next phase of growth

Scott Goodwin has joined Ambiq as its chief financial officer, while Plurilock has added Patrick Gorman to its Advisory Board,…

Aug 17, 2022

Next Biometrics signs up fingerprint sensor distributor in China, closes deals

Next Biometrics has received a volume purchase order for its fingerprint sensors from Chinese distributor XM Holder, as well as…

Apr 29, 2022

Financial gains for Thales, Aware, Mitek, FacePhi demonstrate sustained biometrics growth

Thales, Aware, Zwipe, and Mitek unveiled and summarized the financial results or the changes to their business made in the…

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NEXT Biometrics and Innolux are in a hurry to get NEXT’s flexible fingerprint sensors into millions of smart cards, as…

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