Toshiba Portégé G910 Deploys Atrua Fingerprint Touch Controls
Leading Made-for-Mobile Fingerprint Recognition Solution Provides
High Security with Convenient, Instant Access
CAMPBELL, Calif., February 11, 2008 – Atrua Technologies, Inc. (www.atrua.com), the world’s leading provider of Intelligent Touch Controls™ for mobile phones, today announced that Toshiba, one of Japan’s top mobile phone makers, selected Atrua’s market-leading ATW310 fingerprint touch control solution for their recently announced Portégé G910 advanced smart mobile device.
Using Atrua’s made-for-mobile fingerprint solution, Toshiba’s G910 Windows Mobile® 6 Professional device enables instant, secure access to the phone while protecting sensitive information and documents such as Microsoft Outlook® PowerPoint®, Word, and Excel® Mobile files that professionals carry within their smartphones.
80% of Fingerprint Mobiles Use Atrua
Used in over 80% of the new fingerprint phone models announced in 2007, Atrua’s made-for-mobile fingerprint touch controls are the leading fingerprint recognition solutions for mobile phones. Citing application-oriented advantages like lower power consumption, smaller sensor area, superior accuracy, and the lowest solution cost, more mobile phone makers have selected Atrua’s fingerprint solution than any other. The fingerprint touch control also serves as a touch-sensitive input device, a feature leveraged by over twenty of the phones deployed with Atrua’s solution last year, making it easier to navigate the phone’s user interface.
“Atrua’s highly-integrated fingerprint touch control solution provides quick, easy and dependable authentication – meeting Toshiba’s demanding performance standards, while maximizing battery life and minimizing solution cost,” said Hiroyuki Goto, Technical Director, Toshiba Information Systems (UK) Ltd - Mobile Communications Division. “The sensor’s small area and narrow shape were also important factors that suited the G910’s sleek, sophisticated design.”
“Atrua is delighted to continue our close cooperation with Toshiba in their 4th mobile phone model enabled with an Atrua fingerprint touch control,” said Carl Temme, Atrua’s vice president of marketing. “Toshiba is one of Japan’s top mobile phone makers and their decision to choose Atrua has helped solidify Atrua’s position as the leading provider of fingerprint sensors in mobile phones.”
About Atrua Technologies, Inc.
Atrua Technologies, Inc. is the industry’s leading provider of Intelligent Touch Control™ solutions for mobile devices. Intelligent Touch Controls are a new class of touch input device that improves ease of use and convenience for advanced applications and services on mobile phones, portable media players and other personal electronic devices. Supported by world-class strategic partners and blue chip investors, the company offers two product families: fingerprint touch controls and VSense analog touch controls. Atrua’s fingerprint touch control is the number one selling fingerprint solution for mobile phones. The fingerprint touch control solutions utilize Atrua’s advanced fingerprint sensor and intelligent NeuralMatcher™ software technology, compatible with key international standards, to authenticate users and convert finger movements into user commands. With a broad set of device offerings including TouchDiscs™, joysticks, and touch-sensing surfaces, Atrua’s VSense analog touch controls enable rotary input, and mouse-like any-direction movement with pressure-variable control. All of Atrua’s products are designed for the demanding requirements of mobile phone applications. Atrua’s customer list comprises leading mobile device makers around the world including Toshiba, Sharp, Kyocera, Sagem/Porsche Design, and leading Chinese phone makers Ningbo Bird and CECT. The company’s backers include BlueRun Ventures (formerly known as Nokia Venture Partners), Ericsson Venture Partners, and Hua Hong Group. For more information please visit www.atrua.com.
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