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NEXT Biometrics receives initial order for 100,000 fingerprint sensors in new SmartHome segment
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NEXT Biometrics receives initial order for 100,000 fingerprint sensors in new SmartHome segment

Posted by Anita PodsiadloApril 23, 2015

NEXT Biometrics Group ASA, has announced it has received an initial order for 100,000 fingerprint sensors from a design and manufacturing company in the SmartHome segment, with NEXT sensor deliveries to begin in July and completed by November.

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Tore Etholm-Idsøe

NEXT said its new customer targets sales in excess of 1 million units in the first 12 to 18 months after launching the new products later this year, when its name will be made public.

NEXT CEO Tore Etholm-Idsøe said, “After 12 months of design and testing iterations our customer, a design and manufacturing house, moved forward with its first volume order. The application is SmartHome-related and will be distributed by a segment brand name player.“Tony-Campell

Etholm-Idsoe added, “This order is significant as it further highlights the potential volumes in these ‘NEXT-enabled’ markets, where our high quality and low cost sensor enables the market itself.“

The CEO of NEXT, the world’s lowest-cost provider of fingerprint sensors, said, “Looking at the fundamentals, technology and market-wise, NEXT Biometrics now has access to a larger combined market than any other player in our industry.“

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