flexible sensors

Strong Sales a Highlight in NEXT Biometrics Corporate Update

Strong Sales a Highlight in NEXT Biometrics Corporate Update

NEXT Biometrics has announced its results for Q4 and 2016 as a whole, reporting a considerable uptick in revenues. In Q4, NEXT Biometrics saw sales of 31.8 million NOK, compared to sales of 28.4 million NOK in Q3 and 1.7 million NOK in Q4 of 2015. And the year as a whole saw revenues of…

NEXT Gets Capital Influx Along with New CEO

NEXT Gets Capital Influx Along with New CEO

Norway-based NEXT Biometrics is seeing an influx of cash from a big new order and a private placement. As Reuters reports, the order is valued at $100,000, and is for a new, unnamed client. NEXT says the order is from a “NEXT-enabled” market sector, referring to areas in which its low-cost fingerprint sensors offer a particularly…

NEXT Biometrics Aiming to Get Flexible Sensor Into Mass Production in Q2

NEXT Biometrics Aiming to Get Flexible Sensor Into Mass Production in Q2

In his annual New Year’s letter to investors, NEXT Biometrics CEO Tore Etholm-Idsoe is anticipating considerable growth in the smart card market, which he says “represents almost endless opportunities”. Etholm-Idsoe points out that NEXT’s flexible fingerprint sensor, which is intended for smart cards, is now in prototype form, with the company working with partner Innolux…

FlexEnable To Show Off Flexible Fingerprint Sensor at Trustech

FlexEnable To Show Off Flexible Fingerprint Sensor at Trustech

“For its part, FlexEnable boasts that its sensor’s ISORG-supplied organic photodiodes allow a particularly thin form factor, with the sensor being only 0.3mm thick.” Another contender has entered the ring: UK-based FlexEnable will show off its flexible fingerprint sensor for smart cards at next week’s Trustech 2016 conference. There are already a couple of other…

NEXT Biometrics Wins Government Smart Card Order

NEXT Biometrics Wins Government Smart Card Order

“It’s a considerable win for NEXT Biometrics given the increasing competition in the smart card sector from other fingerprint sensor makers.” NEXT Biometrics has received a major order for fingerprint sensors for smart cards to be used in a government application, the company has announced. The order is for 250,000 sensors, and while the client…

$4M Equipment to Boost NEXT’s Flexible Sensor Production

$4M Equipment to Boost NEXT’s Flexible Sensor Production

NEXT Biometrics has acquired some powerful new production equipment. The company has announced that it was acquired a high capacity coating machine and a precision laser cutter, representing a $4 million investment. They’re part of the company’s push to get its flexible fingerprint sensors to market, with the laser cutter enabling the company to produce…

NEXT Biometrics Receives Major Smart Card Order

NEXT Biometrics Receives Major Smart Card Order

NEXT Biometrics has attained ISO/IEC 17839 standard compliance for its smart card technology, and has received its first major order for biometric smart cards, the company has announced. The undisclosed buyer’s initial order is valued at about $1.46 million, with the products slated to ship in the third quarter of this year. NEXT Biometrics has not revealed…