Egis Technology

Egis Reports Revenue Jump in Q2 Results

Egis Technology has issued its Q2 results for the 2019 fiscal year, with the Taiwan-based biometrics specialist reporting a jump in revenues. The company says it saw revenues of NT 1.899 billion, an increase of 36 percent from the previous quarter, and a jump of 28 percent year over year. Earnings per share came in…

AIStorm Receives $13.2M to Develop Next-Gen Semiconductor

AIStorm Receives $13.2M to Develop Next-Gen Semiconductor

AIStorm has landed $13.2 million in Series A funding to develop a next-generation semiconductor for future IoT devices. The new semiconductor will reportedly allow users to process analog sensor data more quickly and at a fraction of the current cost. According to AIStorm, the challenge is that raw data needs to be converted to a…

FIDO Alliance and Egis Spread the Word About Strong Authentication

FIDO Alliance and Egis Spread the Word About Strong Authentication

The FIDO Alliance has been working with Taiwan-based facial and iris recognition specialist Egis Technology to spread the word about strong authentication in Asia, with the organizations having jointly organized last week’s 2018 FIDO Taipei Seminar. Carrying the slogan, “No More Passwords”, the event featured the participation of a number of firms including GoTrust, AuthenTrend, TWCA,…

MWC 2018: Egis Covers its Bases with In-Display Sensor, Facial Recognition Solutions

MWC 2018: Egis Covers its Bases with In-Display Sensor, Facial Recognition Solutions

Egis Technology is showcasing in-display fingerprint sensor technology at this week’s Mobile World Congress. The company is showing off a sensor designed for implementation under an OLED display, allowing end users to scan their fingers on the device display itself. It’s a timely follow-up to Egis’s showcase of under-glass fingerprint sensor technology at last year’s…

Egis Revenues Way Up Despite Challenging Mobile Market

Egis Revenues Way Up Despite Challenging Mobile Market

“…the remarkable growth has taken place during a period of intense competition and falling prices in the mobile fingerprint sensor market…” Egis Technology has provided a revenue update for the third quarter of the year. The Taiwan-based company reports revenues for the quarter of about NTD 1.4 billion (just under $47 million USD at the…

Egis Sensor Integrated Into New Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

Egis Sensor Integrated Into New Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

“Egis smartphone sensors have previously been used in other mid-range Samsung devices including the Samsung Galaxy A5 and C7.” Egis biometric technology is once again being used in new Samsung smartphones. The company has announced that its ET510 fingerprint sensor is being used in the new Samsung Galaxy ON5 and ON7 smartphones. The ET510 is…

Egistec Sensors to Bring Suprema Software to Smartphones

Egistec Sensors to Bring Suprema Software to Smartphones

Egis Technology (or ‘Egistec’) and Suprema have teamed up to offer fingerprint biometrics technology to mobile device makers, the companies have announced. The partnership will see Egistec fingerprint sensors take advantage of Suprema’s biometric algorithm software, BioSign. While Suprema is perhaps better known for its access control and biometric enrollment solutions, at this year’s Mobile World…

Egis Sensor Used in Samsung Galaxy A5

Egis Sensor Used in Samsung Galaxy A5

An Egis Technology fingerprint sensor is being used to power the biometric scanning of a new Samsung smartphone, the company has announced. The Samsung Galaxy A5, one of Samsung’s new mid-range devices announced this past winter, features Egis’s ET320 sensor. In a statement announcing the integration, Egis highlighted the high performance and low power consumption…

FIDO Certification Should Burnish Egis Showing at RSA 2016

FIDO Certification Should Burnish Egis Showing at RSA 2016

“Egis Technology will showcase its solutions at booth N4911 in the North Hall of the Moscone Center in San Francisco during RSA 2016.” Fingerprint sensor solutions provider Egis Technology will be showing off its products at this year’s RSA Conference, the company has announced. As with its recent showing at this year’s Mobile World Congress,…

Egis To Showcase New Wares at Cartes

Egis To Showcase New Wares at Cartes

Fingerprint sensor developer Egis Technology plans to show off some new wares at this week’s Cartes Secure Connexions conference. Among its new offerings will be the YuKey USB U2F dongle, which uses Egis’ EH570 sensor as well as advanced security measures like digital signature encryption. Other FIDO Certified and FIDO Ready UAF and U2F solutions…

Acer Cloud Platform To Feature Biometrics

Acer Cloud Platform To Feature Biometrics

Taiwan-based Egis Technology Inc. (EgisTec) has teamed up with Acer to bring biometric fingerprint sensor technology to Acer’s Build Your Own Cloud ecosystem. EgisTec’s YuKey SmartBand will provide the means by which users will authenticate to access Acer’s BYOC. Recently showcased at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the YuKey SmartBand is, of course, a wearable…