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Mobile World Congress 2016: Egis to Showcase Newest Lineup of Fingerprint IC Sensors

Egis Technology Inc., a leading fingerprint sensor provider, will be promoting their newest lineup of fingerprint IC sensors, authentication solutions, mobile payment solutions based on FIDO specifications and PKI as well as their FIDO Certified™ UAF & U2F products at MWC Barcelona from the 22nd of February to the 25th of February at their booth, 7K20, in Hall 7.

Egis is the one stop shop for all fingerprint needs and aims to provide simpler, stronger security and authentication for everyone with their total solution. Egis’ touch and hybrid sensors are capable of authenticating and verifying the identity of the user with the absolute highest degree of confidence. In addition, they are able to read fingerprints under various conditions, such as wet and dry fingerprints. The combination of these factors yields a state of the art fingerprint authentication and verification system capable of delivering maximum performance- all rolled up into a tiny module operating at a low power consumption.

Implementation of Egis’ fingerprint sensors and modules include mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, wearable devices, and docking station. As a proud FIDO member, Egis will display its full range of FIDO Certified™ UAF & U2F products and mobile payment solutions based on FIDO specification (YuKey UAF Authenticator, Client, Server, iOS SDK; U2F Authenticator and SDK). With an incredible size as tiny as a wireless mouse receiver the YuKey USB U2F dongle is world-class authentication product using Egis’ very own EH570 sensor. In addition to fingerprint authentication, YuKey U2F dongle will feature driver and software free, password replacement, dynamic login (OTP replacement), and digital signature encryption. The solution featured in YuKey is powered by PixelAuth, who focuses on the application of fingerprint in embedded systems as well as secure technology that works with biometrics.

About Egis Technology Inc.

As a leading provider of fingerprint biometrics, Egis Technology Inc. specializes in providing a total turnkey solution with superior sensor performance and software functionality. Their proprietary matching algorithm offers one of the best FAR/FRR performances in the current market while providing maximum security and convenience. Egis’ leading edge fingerprint technology is the ideal choice for implementation in mobile devices. As a board member of the FIDO Alliance, Egis aims to provide security and authentication for all in the online world. Egis is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with branch offices located in China, Japan, and USA. For more information, please visit


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