Infineon and NEXT Biometrics Introduce Biometric Smart Card Reference Design

Includes all Elements to Simplify and Expedite Biometric Smart Card Technology

MUNICH, Germany and OSLO, Norway – November 8, 2018 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), the global leader in smart card payment solutions and NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, have joined together to create a reference design for biometric payment cards. The reference platform incorporates all necessary elements to develop and manufacture a smart card with a fingerprint sensor and helps card makers simplify their production processes and to shorten time-to-market for their offerings.