Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by AuthenTec
Headquarters:
Emeryville, CA
Funding:
$11.3M
Categories:
Security
Description:
UPEK provides biometric fingerprint security solutions for consumer and industrial products companies.

Detailed Description

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UPEK, Inc., the global leader in biometric fingerprint security solutions, offers integrated end-to-end solutions including comprehensive design & integration services to the world’s leading consumer and industrial products companies. UPEK solutions enable the strongest fingerprint authentication security available and effortless user convenience. UPEK security solutions are easy to deploy and integrate with existing infrastructure and network architectures.

UPEK biometric security products enable a wide range of applications including password replacement for PCs and applications, centralized management for corporate network security, secure mobile transactions, protection of portable data, identity verification for government and military applications, and physical access control.

UPEK has been pioneering biometric fingerprint technology since 1996 and shipping product in volume since 1999. UPEK is headquartered near Berkeley, California with offices in Prague, Singapore, Taipei and Tokyo.

Current Team (1)

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Past Team (1)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $11.3M

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Investors (4)

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    Green Dot Capital

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    Earlybird Venture Capital

    Earlybird Venture Capital is an investment fund based in Europe that focuses on emerging companies.

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Beijing

    #1123, 11/F, Tower A, Gateway Plaza, No.18

    Xiaguangli, North Road East , Third Ring, Chaoyang District,

    Beijing, 100027

    CHN

  • Headquarters

    5900 Christie Ave.

    Emeryville, CA 94608

    USA

Images (1)

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