NEXT Biometrics sign distribution agreement with MTRIX

Nurnberg, Germany, October 10th, 2017:

NEXT Biometrics Group ASA and MTRIX GmbH, a leading German distributor of biometric authentication solutions, have signed a distribution agreement covering Germany, Austria and Switzerland. MTRIX will sell NEXT Biometrics line of USB fingerprint peripherals (named Oyster and Scallop) to its wide base of customers and partners targeting banking, insurance, point of sale and healthcare markets.

"NEXT Biometrics have established themselves as a leader in high performance, cost efficient fingerprint authentication. We are excited to be able to offer their solutions for our broad customer base." says Malte Kahrs, CEO of MTRIX GmbH.

NEXT Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre comments: “By this agreement, NEXT will be able to leverage MTRIX’s long-standing reputation as an authentication solution expert in the region. We are excited to scale and grow our business of USB fingerprint scanners offered to MTRIX established range of quality customers.”

The companies are jointly exhibiting at the IT SA exhibition in Nurnberg Germany, taking place October 10-12th 2017. The companies are showcasing NEXT Biometrics latest fingerprint authentication peripheral “Scallop” at booth 10.0-311 in Hall 10.

ABOUT MTRIX:
MTRIX is the leading specialist in strong authentication within the German-speaking region. The company supports its customers with selecting, implementing and operating multi-factor authentication solutions. Founded in 2006, MTRIX has established a wide portfolio within the past 11 years and represents various market leaders.

MTRIX counts companies of every size and industry among its widespread list of customers – from SME’s to corporate groups, from banks and insurance companies to automotive suppliers, medical centers, education institutes and public administrations to IT service providers and system integrators.

ABOUT NEXT Biometrics: 
Enabled by its patented NEXT Active Thermal principle, NEXT Biometrics   (www.nextbiometrics.com) offers high quality area fingerprint sensors at a fraction of the prices of comparable competitors. A wide range of product formats, including smartcards, notebooks, time & attendance, usb-sensors, smartcard readers, secure tokens and access control systems and many more are targeted.     

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

Media and Investor contacts for NEXT Biometrics:  
Ritu Favre (CEO), Ritu.Favre@nextbiometrics.com 
Knut Stålen (CFO),  Knut.Stalen@nextbiometrics.com