AUTH the power of touch
Web Site: http://www.authentec.com
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Industry: Semiconductor - Specialized
Full Time Employees: 97
AuthenTec, Inc., a mixed-signal semiconductor company, provides fingerprint authentication sensors and solutions to the high-volume personal computer (PC), wireless device, and access control markets. It offers a range of fingerprint sensors that enable users to access and control multiple functions on an electronic device by touching or sliding their finger across the sensor. The company's fingerprint sensors utilize unique information in fingerprints to verify the identity of the individual and the unique, individual fingers on the same person. Its sensors are used in various applications related to security, password replacement, financial transaction authentication, and personalization applications. The company's products are used in a range of PC products and related peripherals, including laptops, desktops, memory keys, hard drives, keyboards, mice, and other devices. Its products also integrate into various wireless devices, such as mobile phones and personal digital assistants, as well as access control devices comprising door locks, time and attendance devices, and remote wireless entry keys. AuthenTec primarily offers its products to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and contract manufacturers. The company sells its products through direct sales force, a network of independent sales representatives, and distributors. AuthenTec was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Florida.