Authasas and NEXT Biometrics announce collaboration

Oslo, Norway February 18th 2015

Dutch company Authasas, a world leader in strong authentication solutions for the enterprise market, teams up with Norwegian mass market fingerprint sensor producer NEXT Biometrics.

Authasas has integrated the new NEXT Biometrics 3010-U single fingerprint scanner with its solutions.  "Authasas helps companies to protect their data with strong authentication" says Radek Matyasek, VP Sales EMEA at NEXT Biometrics. "When you use Authasas Advanced Authentication middleware together with our biometric reader, you can be sure that the right person accesses your company information. Additionally the software is user friendly and supports additional factors of authentication, so customers have the flexibility in deploying strong, multi factor authentication in combination with our fingerprint reader."  

Authasas CEO Reinier van der Drift says "We are delighted to work with a high quality sensor provider like NEXT Biometrics. Now, customers have the possibility to deploy a mass market credible fingerprint authentication device that comes in a highly attractive design and at a drastically reduced price levels.

NEXT Biometrics CEO Tore Etholm-Idsøe says "We are very happy to welcome Authasas to our fast increasing list of high quality partners. Together we will make a difference."

About Authasas Advanced Authentication

Authasas Advanced Authentication is an extended authentication middleware that integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.x Server 2003, Server 2008 and Server 2012 R2 and an extensive list of authentication methods and devices are supported. This patented and centrally managed middleware provides authentication, authorization and comprehensive auditing capabilities and remote access via mobile devices. 

Authasas Advanced Authentication is distributed across the globe via a network of value added distributors and resellers. For more information please visit http://www.authasas.com.

ABOUT NEXT Biometrics (www.NEXTbiometrics.com)

Enabled by its patented Active Thermal Principle, NEXT offers high quality area fingerprint sensor at a fraction of the prices of comparable competitors. A wide range of product formats including Smartphones, Tablets, PC's, Doors, Time registration systems, Payment terminals, Flashdrives, Usb-tokens, Key fobs and many more. 

NEXT Biometrics Group ASA is a publicly-listed company on the OSLO Axess Bors (symbol NEXT) and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with sales, support and development subsidiaries in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Prague, Taipei and Shanghai. 

Investor & Media contacts :

Tore Etholm-Idsoe, CEO, mob + 47 922 32 439, e-mail tore.idsoe@NEXTbiometrics.com 

Knut Stålen, CFO, mob + 47 920 43 458, e-mail knut.stalen@NEXTbiometrics.com

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