NEXT Biometrics signs market leading distributor AqTronics Technologies in India

June 2nd 2015

NEXT Biometrics has signed AqTronics Technologies as distributor in India, one of the world´s largest markets for biometric solutions.

NEXT Biometrics CEO Tore Etholm-Idsøe says: “We have searched to find the best partner in the vast and fast growing Indian market. There is great demand for our new modules being launched in the past months, and we believe AqTronics is the perfect channel partner for NEXT. With more than 7 years of experience in the Indian biometrics industry, AqTronics has become a trusted and leading distributor for Identification products in India. 

“India’s billion people population with close to 900 million phone subscribers forms a major market for tablets, smart phones, time & attendance, eKYC and IOT markets”, says Rangaprasad , Marketing Director of AqTronics Technologies. “The fingerprint sensor market for the above applications demands a well working yet cost efficient fingerprint sensor. We believe NEXT Biometrics high quality, low cost sensors will open many new design opportunities in India.”

About AqTronics Technologies  :  

AqTronics is an innovator in distribution and marketing of semiconductors, passive, interconnect, electro-mechanical, IT and Enterprise products. AqTronics is focused on demand creation distribution model for India market. AqTronics was incorporated in the year 2008, headquartered in Bangalore, India and was founded by a team of professionals comes from Semiconductors & IT Product background having more than 25 years of industry experience.

About NEXT Biometrics

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, Wearables, Payment terminals, Flash drives, Usb tokens, Key fobs and many more are targeted. 

NEXT BIOMETRICS GROUP ASA is a publicly listed company headquartered in Oslo, Norway with sales, support and development subsidiaries in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Taipei, Prague and Shanghai.

Press contacts:

Rangaprasad M.A, Marketing Director,, Phone : +91-9880848036
Tore Etholm-Idsoe, CEO, , Phone + 47 922 32 439
Knut Stålen, CFO,, Phone + 47 920 43 458