Norwegian fingerprint sensor manufacturers NEXT Biometrics have chosen the South Korean semiconductor firm WPG Korea to act as their product distributor.WPG Korea is a member of WPG Holdings, the world's leading semiconductor distributor and the largest electronics distributor in Asia.WPG Korea President CP Kwak said, “WPG Korea is targeting companies that drive forward the Internet of Things and security market. In these markets, the sensor system needs to work reliably and safely. We believe that NEXT Biometrics has very advanced technology and will play a key role in IoT and security markets.”Tore Etholm-Idsoe, CEO of NEXT Biometrics, the leader in high-quality low-cost fingerprint sensors, said, “NEXT is proud to announce yet another keystone in our distribution network. We keep adding top-class distributors for each market, and we rightfully see this as another proof of NEXT Biometrics' competiveness in a fast-growing fingerprint sensor market. WPG will serve Korean customers within traditional markets and in new exiting markets enabled by our unique mix of size and price.”In May, Planet Biometrics reported that Taiwanese integrated circuits firm WPG Holdings expects to post revenue growth of 8.3-12.9% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, with fingerprint sensors helping to drive sales. The firm forecast that consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2015 will reach between NT$117 billion (US$3.78 bn) and NT$122 billion.