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Acq - P2P | Acquired

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About AuthenTec

AuthenTec, Inc. is a leading semiconductor company providing advanced biometric fingerprint sensors to the PC, wireless, PDA, access control and automotive markets. AuthenTec's FingerLoc and EntrePad product families utilize the Company's patented TruePrint technology, the first technology capable of imaging everyone under virtually any condition. TruePrintTM images below the surface layer of the skin to the live layer where the true print resides, thereby eliminating surface-level contamination issues. AuthenTec's products are the choice of leading industry hardware and software providers, ensuring compatibility across multiple platforms and applications. Based in Melbourne, Florida, AuthenTec has assembled a global network of partners, solution providers and customers including Texas Instruments, IBM, Delphi, Acer, Synaptics, Asus, Harris Corporation and SCM Microsystems.

AuthenTec Headquarter Location

100 Rialto Place Suite 100

Melbourne, Florida, 32901,

United States


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AuthenTec Patents

AuthenTec has filed 57 patents.

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Electromagnetism, Sensors, Electrodynamics, Nondestructive testing, Electrostatics


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Electromagnetism, Sensors, Electrodynamics, Nondestructive testing, Electrostatics



  • When was AuthenTec founded?

    AuthenTec was founded in 1998.

  • Where is AuthenTec's headquarters?

    AuthenTec's headquarters is located at 100 Rialto Place, Melbourne.

  • What is AuthenTec's latest funding round?

    AuthenTec's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.

  • How much did AuthenTec raise?

    AuthenTec raised a total of $66.1M.

  • Who are the investors of AuthenTec?

    Investors of AuthenTec include Apple, 180 Degree Capital, Advantage Capital, Sierra Ventures, The Carlyle Group and 11 more.

  • Who are AuthenTec's competitors?

    Competitors of AuthenTec include DigitalPersona and 4 more.

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