NEXT Biometrics receives order for government program in India
22 June 2020 16:16 GMT

NEXT Biometrics, a global company in fingerprint sensor technology, has received an order for fingerprint biometric readers in India.

The customer has provided 60% upfront payment and the initial shipment of Next UIDAI and STQC certified fingerprint biometric readers will be delivered during Q2 and remaining volume during Q3 2020.

Next products will be used by the government of Tamil Nadus “Public Distribution System” -program aiming at improving living standards of citizens in rural areas. As part of the program, NEXT Biometrics’ fingerprint readers will be used for Aadhar Authenticated distribution of food supplies to the Citizens of Tamil Nadu.

“We are pleased that Next products are providing tools for local governments in India focused at improving living standards and providing social benefits for its populations.” said Peter Heuman, NEXT Biometrics CEO

The purchase order reflects an increased demand for biometric solutions tied to the Government’s Aadhaar program, which continues to provide NEXT with opportunities to expand its share of a growing Indian market.

“The local network of partners and distributors that Next has established in India is key for our continued success in government programs” said Vishal Pandole, Head of Sales India at NEXT Biometrics. “This adds to the superior performance, reliability and user-friendliness of our sensor technology proven in numerous real-life projects and use-cases in India.”

NEXT provides advanced fingerprint sensor technology that delivers uncompromised security and accuracy for the best possible user experience in the smart card, government ID, access control and notebook markets.

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