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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 announces 2 deals to supply FAP20 biometrics sensors and uneven Q1 financials

Next Biometrics has reported mixed financial results for its first fiscal quarter of 2024, along with an expansion into Bangladesh…

Apr 26, 2024

Fingerprint Cards transitions and Supercom on a streak in biometrics providers’ year-ends

Year-end financial results for biometrics providers Fingerprint Cards and Supercom show a stark contrast in momentum, while BIO-key’s delayed results…

Feb 16, 2024

More disconcerting financial news in biometrics

Financial reports for fiscal 2023 are out, and the picture is a now-familiar mixed bag. First, digital identity and fraud…

Jan 12, 2024

Next Biometrics’ fingerprint sensor receives Chinese security certification

Next Biometrics has a significant step towards expanding its footprint in the second most populous nation in the world. The…

Jan 8, 2024

Next Biometrics wins new $1.15M volume order amid steady Asian market breakthrough

Next Biometrics is set to complete delivery of a stock of FAP20 fingerprint sensors to a Singapore-based customer by the…

Dec 11, 2023

Next Biometrics gains momentum in Asia with volume fingerprint sensor order

Next Biometrics has announced a new volume order for its FAP20 fingerprint sensors worth NOK 6.6 million (US$600,000), to supply…

Nov 28, 2023

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…

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NEXT Biometrics and Innolux invest in mass production of flexible fingerprint sensors

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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Fingerprint sensor technology for safe and convenient card payments

Banking and payment cards have been issued to consumers for more than 50 years. Technical evolution into today’s smart cards…

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