Elsa Technology is a computer hardware company. It was founded in 1980 as ELSA Technology AG, a German company manufacturing video cards and other peripherals for Personal Computers. In 2002, the German company filed for bankruptcy[1] while its Taiwanese subsidiary was founded in 2003 as ELSA Technology Inc.[2] Other companies founded when the original ELSA Technology went into bankruptcy were devolo[3] and LANCOM Systems.[1] The ELSA name also continues under the ELSA Japan Inc., which had been founded as a joint venture in 1997, and runs independently since 2002.[4]

Founded1980; 44 years ago (1980) (originally)
2002 (ELSA Technology Inc.)
1997 (ELSA Japan Inc.)
HeadquartersAachen, Germany (originally)
Taipei, Taiwan (ELSA Technology Inc.)
Tokyo, Japan (ELSA Japan Inc.)
ProductsGraphics cards
ELSA Microlink modem
ELSA Gloria XXL AGP video card

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  1. ^ a b "Elsa-Insolvenz, Quake Live startet (PCGH Retro 25. Februar)" (in German). PC Games Hardware. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  2. ^ Klaß, Christian (1 April 2004). "Wie Taiwanesen ELSA wieder auferstehen lassen" (in German). Golem.de. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  3. ^ "ELSA will Produktion von Grafikkarten zurückfahren" (in German). WinFuture. 4 April 2006. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  4. ^ "会社概要 (Company Profile)" (in Japanese). 株式会社 エルザ ジャパン (Elsa Japan Inc.). Retrieved 21 September 2016.

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