NEXT Biometrics Group has received an initial order for 100,000 fingerprint sensors from a leading design and manufacturing company in the SmartHome segment, with NEXT sensor deliveries to beqgin in July and completed by November 2015.
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 leading design and manufacturing house, moved forward with its first volume order. The application is SmartHome-related and will be distributed by a segment leading brand name player.“
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.“
“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.“