NEXT Biometrics

NEXT Biometrics Marks 5 Million Sensors Shipped

NEXT Biometrics Marks 5 Million Sensors Shipped

“Shipping 5 million sensors has provided NEXT with invaluable experience from a quality, logistics and operations standpoint.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has hit an important milestone: The company has announced that it has now shipped over 5 million fingerprint sensors to date. In a statement announcing the achievement, NEXT Biometrics CEO…

NEXT Biometrics Licenses Neurotechnology Fingerprint Algorithm

NEXT Biometrics Licenses Neurotechnology Fingerprint Algorithm

“The software license from Neurotechnology helps customers quickly tailor their products for specific requirements. In doing this, we’re enabling our them to bring their biometric solutions to market faster and placing more of our advanced sensor technology directly at the fingertips of end-users.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has licensed a fingerprint…

NEXT Biometrics Partner Starts Shipping Biometric Cards

NEXT Biometrics Partner Starts Shipping Biometric Cards

“Biometric smart cards represent the future for secure ID and payment-related transactions and these first volume shipments to end-users are an important first step in making that future a reality.”-Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics Singapore-based authentication solutions provider Tactilis has begun shipping NEXT Biometrics‘ fingerprint scanning smart card technology, the companies have announced. The news…

NEXT Biometrics Gets First Aadhaar Orders

NEXT Biometrics Gets First Aadhaar Orders

“NEXT Biometrics says the orders came through its domestic distribution partner, AqTronics Technologies, but that it’s also planning to establish its own subsidiary in India to facilitate future orders, which will be located in Bengaluru.” Just a couple of months after NEXT Biometrics received certification for its products’ use in India’s Aadhaar program, the company…

Former IDEMIA Exec Becomes Head of Sales for NEXT Biometrics

Former IDEMIA Exec Becomes Head of Sales for NEXT Biometrics

  “Alain Faburel’s leadership, background and experience will strengthen our ability to deliver outstanding technology to customers in the smart card, government ID, access control and notebook markets.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics continues to bulk up on the personnel front as the company pursues opportunities in the emerging biometric payment cards…

INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. The conversation starts with a review of her first year as the company’s leader and her major accomplishments in the role. The conversation moves on to the major security benefits of NEXT’s large area sensors and the demanding…

NEXT Biometrics Appoints APAC Sales Exec

NEXT Biometrics Appoints APAC Sales Exec

“Yu’s appointment is the latest organizational change undertaken by NEXT Biometrics as part of an effort to scale up its operations. “ NEXT Biometrics now has an Asia Pacific Sales and China General Manager, with former Crossmatch executive William Yu taking on the newly created position. Yu brings to the role his four years of…

NEXT Tech Certified for Aadhaar Use

NEXT Tech Certified for Aadhaar Use

“Looking to next steps, the company says it will begin selling its Scallop 3023-U fingerprint readers for Aadhaar projects later this year, and will sell 2023-U sensor modules designed for use in devices like POS terminals in the first half of 2019.” NEXT Biometrics has received STQC certification for its fingerprint sensor technology, paving the…

BRIEF: The Fingerprint Sensor Market is Still Rising

BRIEF: The Fingerprint Sensor Market is Still Rising

Fingerprint sensors are now a standard feature on contemporary smartphones. Yet while they’re more popular than ever, a number of fingerprint sensor specialists have had to contend with serious market pressures in recent months, with costs in the mobile market dropping and a growing number of competitors. That doesn’t mean the fingerprint sensor market has…

NEXT Biometrics ‘Gaining Traction in Most Important Market’ in Q1 Update

NEXT Biometrics ‘Gaining Traction in Most Important Market’ in Q1 Update

NEXT Biometrics has issued its latest quarterly update, and is celebrating progress as it pursues the biometric smart cards market. The Q1 results show a modest year-over-year change in NEXT Biometrics’ revenues, which came in at NOK 23.3 million, compared to NOK 24.1 million in Q1 of 2017. Its EBITDA also showed a small –…

NEXT Biometrics Starts Sampling Biometric Cards

NEXT Biometrics Starts Sampling Biometric Cards

“Shipping samples of our biometric module for smart cards marks another step forward for NEXT in this rapidly growing market segment and highlights the strong support among customers for our fingerprint sensor technology.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has begun sampling of its contact-based biometric smart card modules, the company has announced.…

Biggest NEXT Shareholder Increases Stake

Biggest NEXT Shareholder Increases Stake

“Greenbridge’s share increase offers a vote of confidence in NEXT Biometrics as the latter seeks to establish itself as a pioneer in the emerging biometric payment cards market, an area in which numerous firms including Mastercard and Visa have been highly active in recent months.” Greenbridge Investment Partners, the biggest shareholder in NEXT Biometrics, has…

NEXT Reports Latest ISO Testing Success for Biometric Card Solution

NEXT Reports Latest ISO Testing Success for Biometric Card Solution

“Most observers agree that for security and convenience reasons, biometric contactless payment cards are the wave of the future in banking and other industries.” – Ritu Favre, CEO NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has taken another important step on the path toward commercialization of its biometric payment card solutions, and has further refined its timeline for…

NEXT Anticipates Gross Margin Spike as Smart Card Activities Ramp Up

NEXT Anticipates Gross Margin Spike as Smart Card Activities Ramp Up

NEXT Biometrics has attained its goal of reaching a positive gross margin for January, the company has announced. The news comes by way of NEXT’s Q4 and year-end report for 2017. The company’s revenues for the quarter came in at NOK 24.7 million, down compared to NOK 31.8 million in Q4 of 2016; and its…

NEXT Showcases IoT Development Kit with Arrow Electronics at Embedded World 2018

NEXT Showcases IoT Development Kit with Arrow Electronics at Embedded World 2018

“NEXT Biometrics is emphasizing the kit’s applications in the development of access control and Internet of Things products…” NEXT Biometrics will show off its new fingerprint sensor development kit from Arrow Electronics‘ booth at this week’s Embedded World 2018 expo, the company has announced. Based on the Qualcomm DragonBoard 410c development board, the kit is…

NEXT Biometrics Will Be At The 30th Annual ROTH Conference

NEXT Biometrics Will Be At The 30th Annual ROTH Conference

“In a dynamic fingerprint recognition market, NEXT Biometrics’ flexible sensor technology has positioned it to take advantage of a growing interest in biometric smart cards.” Fingerprint biometrics specialist NEXT Biometrics will be participating in the 30th Annual ROTH conference, the company announced. The event will be held Tuesday March 11- 13 at The Ritz-Carlton in…

NEXT Biometrics Q4 Update to Coincide with Capital Markets Day

NEXT Biometrics Q4 Update to Coincide with Capital Markets Day

NEXT Biometrics has set a date for its Q4 update, and has announced that it will coincide with a ‘Capital Markets Day’ event focused on raising investment. All interested parties are invited to tune in March 1st via a live feed online, or in person at Høyres Hus, Stortingsgaten 20, in Oslo. The corporate update should…

Tactilis Smart Card Shipping With NEXT Biometrics Tech

Tactilis Smart Card Shipping With NEXT Biometrics Tech

“In a statement, NEXT Biometrics indicated that the solution is aimed at the financial, government, and access control markets.” NEXT Biometrics technology is now being used in what the company is calling the world’s first flexible biometric smart card that is compliant with ISO 17839, an international standard for biometric system-on-card technologies. The card solution…

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