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New NEXT Biometrics Modules Boost May Sales

New NEXT Biometrics Modules Boost May Sales

NEXT Biometrics says it received a number of order in May for its new fingerprint sensor modules. The orders came from clients in a number of regions: Europe, Asia, and the US. The modules ordered were NB-3010, NB-2020, and NB-1011. All of these are based on the same sensor, but have been fitted to specialize in…

Big New Order Boosts NEXT Revenues

Big New Order Boosts NEXT Revenues

NEXT is able to reveal that the order is for 160,000 sensors, and that they’ll ship between September and October of this year. NEXT Biometrics has received a major new order for its fingerprint sensors. As part of the deal, the client must go unnamed, but NEXT is able to reveal that the order is…

Big New FPC Order Increases Revenue Projections

Big New FPC Order Increases Revenue Projections

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has announced that it has received another major order, and has raised its revenue guidance for the year accordingly. The latest order comes from one of the company’s module partners and encompasses all of FPC’s fingerprint sensor models – FPC1020, FPC1025, FPC1035, FPC 1145, and FPC1155. The sensors will be used in Asian-made…

FPC Scores Massive Sensor Order Worth 235 MSEK

FPC Scores Massive Sensor Order Worth 235 MSEK

While its size stands out, the order is more typical in terms of where the sensors are going – China-based smartphone manufacturers. Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has announced a huge new order for its fingerprint sensors. The order comes from World Peace Industrial Group (WPI), one of the companies’ major Asia-based distributors. The order comes in…

FPC Unveils New Fingerprint Sensors, its Smallest Ever

FPC Unveils New Fingerprint Sensors, its Smallest Ever

Fingerprint biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has unveiled two new fingerprint readers. Dubbed FPC1022 and FPC1035, the touch fingerprint sensors are the smallest the company has made yet. FPC is recommending that OEMs install the sensors on the backsides of their smartphones, and suggests leveraging their small size to play around with the look and feel…

FPC Revenues Higher Than Expected For Q1

FPC Revenues Higher Than Expected For Q1

Fingerprint biometrics company Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) has announced some initial news about its Q1 results for 2015. The company reports that its revenues are actually 15 MSEK higher than anticipated, having reached about 140 MSEK. The company’s success shouldn’t come as a huge shock given its recent string of orders for its fingerprint sensors. Last…

NEXT Biometrics Receives 34,000-Sensor Order

NEXT Biometrics Receives 34,000-Sensor Order

NEXT Biometrics has received an order for 34,000 fingerprint sensors, the company has announced. While it couldn’t disclose the name of the client, NEXT has indicated that it’s going to ship the order over June and July of this year. In a statement, NEXT CEO Tore Etholm-Idsøe suggested the order reaffirmed the company’s position as “the…

FPC Receives Sensor Order Worth 110 MSEK

FPC Receives Sensor Order Worth 110 MSEK

Last week, Fingerprint Cards (FPC) received another major order for its FPC1025 fingerprint sensor. The company’s newest client is a large distributor, World Peace Industrial Group (WPI), and deliveries will start during the second quarter of this year. The order is valued at 110 MSEK, and will see the sensors distributed to smartphone makers based in…

Prominent Investment Firm Buys $37 Million in IDEX Stock

Prominent Investment Firm Buys $37 Million in IDEX Stock

IDEX ASA has received a substantial investment from a prominent investment fund management firm, the company has announced. Woodford Investment Management has bought NOK 297 million ($37 million USD) in IDEX shares. The investment gives Woodford a substantial stake in the company, as it now holds 11.2 percent of IDEX’s stock. It’s a sign of…

NEXT Launches Low-Cost, Large-Sensor Fingerprint Module

NEXT Launches Low-Cost, Large-Sensor Fingerprint Module

Norway-based NEXT Biometrics has unveiled its newest fingerprint sensor, the NB-1011-S. The company says that the serial interface sensor module has a range of potential applications, from physical access control to safety boxes to electronic voting machines. The module sports a large sensor area (at 201 square millimeters) while maintaining an overall size comparable to…

Synaptics Unveils “Ultra-Slim” Slide Fingerprint Sensor

Synaptics Unveils “Ultra-Slim” Slide Fingerprint Sensor

Digital interface developer Synaptics has announced a new slide fingerprint sensor that the company says is “ultra-slim”. An extension of the company’s Natural ID product line, the new VFS6170 sensor is designed for integration on the side of a mobile device. The major benefit of the new sensor is its capacity to free up space…

NEXT Announces Client in New, ‘NEXT-Enabled’ Market

NEXT Announces Client in New, ‘NEXT-Enabled’ Market

NEXT Biometrics has announced that is has received a major order for its fingerprint sensors in “a new field”. The new client’s order is valued at $100,000 USD. The company has disclosed few details about the new deal, but is keen to emphasize that it’s a direct result of NEXT Biometrics’ efforts to market its…

Mobile Biometric Revenues To Hit $33.3 Billion By 2020

Mobile Biometric Revenues To Hit $33.3 Billion By 2020

According to Acuity Market Intelligence, revenues stemming from the mobile biometric marketplace will reach $33.3 billion annually by the year 2020. The growth is massive, with revenue from devices, transactions and apps growing at a CAGR of 90 percent. “Mobility is the driving force that will unleash the long awaited biometric revolution,“ says Acuity principal…

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