Exhibitors & Sponsors 2013
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Linear Technology Corporation
Linear Technology Corporation has been acquired by Analog Devices, Inc. Please refer to Analog Devices booth P27.
Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies within the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices is included in the S&P 500 Index.
Cymbet Corporation—a green technology company—is a leader in thin-film, solid-state storage devices and energy harvesting technology. The company is the first to market a component-class energy solution that designers can use to realize new embedded systems capabilities. Cymbet's EnerChip thin-film devices enable innovative energy storage applications for integrated circuits and new products for process control, medical, sensor, RFID, communications, consumer and portable electronic devices.
DecaWave is a pioneering Fabless Semiconductor Company which is developing a full family of single chip CMOS products based on the IEEE802.15.4a standard that reach unprecedented performance in location precision and range at very low power and very low cost.
DecaWave has been instrumental in developing the alternate PHY IEEE802.15.4a standard and has successively combined the rich potential of the Ultra Wideband Technology (UWB) with its Intellectual Property (DecaWave owns several essential and non-essential patents) to offer a product family that creates a true disruption in the Real-time Location Systems (RTLS) and Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) markets.
Laird is a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat, and that enable connectivity through wireless applications and antenna systems. Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, mining, railroad and industrial markets. Laird employs over 9,000 employees in more than 47 facilities located in 16 countries.
MicroGen Systems, Inc. is developing a suite of products based on its proprietary piezoelectric vibrational energy harvester (PZEH) technology. These low cost, long lifetime (>20 years) Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) are micro-power sources that extend rechargeable battery lifetime or will eliminate the need for batteries altogether. Applications include consumer, military, industrial and commercial industries.
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance, radiation-hardened and highly reliable analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs, power management products; timing and voice processing devices, RF solutions; discrete components, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,000 employees globally. Learn more at http://www.microsemi.com.
Mouser Electronics is an award-winning authorized global semiconductor and electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies from more than 450 manufacturers to electronic design engineers and buyers. Mouser.com features more than 4 million products online and houses more than 1,500 Product Knowledge Center (PKC) training sites, including the highly informative Energy Harvesting Technologies PKC, found at http://www.mouser.com/energy_harvesting/. A subsidiary of TTI, Inc. and part of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Mouser publishes multiple catalogs per year and ships globally to over 325,000 customers in 170 countries from its state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Located in Richland, Washington, PNNL is one among ten U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories managed by DOE's Office of Science. Our research strengthens the U.S. foundation for innovation, and we help find solutions for not only DOE, but for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the National Nuclear Security Administration, other government agencies, universities and industry. Unlike others, our multidisciplinary scientific teams are brought together to address their problems.
Redpine Signals Inc
Redpine Signals is an eleven year old fabless semiconductor and wireless system solutions company. It delivers leading edge, ultra-low-power - high-performance products for next-generation mobile and M2M wireless applications. Redpine has 45 patents granted and over 150 in the pipeline - making it the Vanguard of Wireless technology that is helping over 1,500 customers deliver products in the M2M space, enabling fast penetration of wireless technology in all aspects of life. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Redpine employs over 220 staff worldwide.
SolarPrint, founded in 2008 based in Dublin, Ireland. The company develops dye sensitised solar cells (DSSC), a third-generation printable solar cell technology.
Light energy harvesting technologies, where energy is derived from external sources such as ambient or diffused light and then captured and stored, are an increasingly common focus for energy efficiency management systems. However, the capabilities of current solar solutions used within wireless sensors have peaked.
SolarPrint's technology supports higher functionality to enable the ability to scale more power-hungry wireless solutions than possible with other solutions. When it is integrated into wireless sensors for energy harvesting purposes in buildings, DSSC provides significant cost savings by eliminating wired networks and the need to replace or lengthen the life of batteries.
Anagear BV, founded in 2010, is a privately held, fabless mixed-signal semiconductor company, located in The Netherlands. Anagear develops and markets smart power management components for ultra low-power, autonomously operating electronic systems supplied by batteries or by ambient energy scavenging.
The ANG101x PMIC product family integrates solar power harvesting and energy storage management functionality with battery backup, active/sleep cycle timing, programmable output voltage scaling and autonomous monitoring of system critical voltages and remaining energy levels.
Anagear products offer unique and competitive solutions for smart power management in ultra low-power and self-powered systems and enable true 'install and forget' wireless sensor networks for the 'Internet of Things'.
Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center, University of California
The Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC) is the National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Microsensors and Microactuators. BSAC conduct industry-relevant, interdisciplinary research on micro- and nano-scale sensors, moving mechanical elements, microfluidics, materials, processes & systems.
Create a leadership research environment through the collective appeal of top-rank university researchers, an environment of collaboration, and access to a diverse group of Industrial Members who are usually current or future market leaders in their segments.
Educate the next generation of microsystems technology leaders in industry and academia.
Ensure commercial relevance and reduce the time to commercialization of BSAC research through intensive collaboration with Industrial Members.
BeSpoon is a fabless semiconductor company. We cracked the individual positioning problem. Our chips can track items or individuals within a few centimeters... over long ranges.
To achieve that, we measure the time of flight of a ultra wide band signal with a precision of 125 picoseconds!
This opens fantastic opportunities to monitor assets, enable precise indoor location and ultimately keep track of all our belongings directly from our smartphones.
Cellergy designs, develops and produces Pulse Supercapacitors for industrial, consumer,
mobile, and medical electronic devices and applications.
Cellergy is a global supplier in the field of flat, low-voltage, high-current and high-capacity
Aqueous Electrolyte Supercapacitors for pulse applications. Cellergy's breakthrough
proprietary screen printing process enables the delivery of cost-effective, energy-saving, highperformance, customizable and environmentally-safe supercapacitors.
Cellergy is a subsidiary of PCB Technologies (http://www.pcb.co.il), a member of the Prior Tech
Centre for Process Innovation (CPI)
CPI's Printable Electronics Centre is a design, development and prototyping facility. We provide support in bringing new printable electronics products and processes to market quickly by offering facilities and expertise that help reduce our clients' level of R&D risk and capital investment.
Taking advantage of our state of the art deposition, patterning and printing equipment leads to faster, more efficient development and production enabling clients to enter new markets quickly and with minimal risk. CPI can accelerate new product development by providing access to proven performance conducting, semiconductor, resistive materials and inks.
CST of America Inc
CST develops and markets software for the simulation of electromagnetic fields. Its products allow you to characterize, design and optimize electromagnetic devices all before going into the lab or measurement chamber. CST's customers operate in industries as diverse as Defense, Telecommunications, Automotive, Electronics, and Medical Equipment.
EM Microelectronics, a member of the Swatch Electronics Group, is a leader in ultra-low power, low voltage electronics for the past 40 years. EM will be featuring the following products:
EM is YOUR source for creating a new world of untethered, energy-harvested or battery-powered, wireless sensor networks!
Founded in 1985, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen, Germany, ranks first among the Fraunhofer Institutes concerning headcount and revenues. As the main inventor of mp3 and universally credited with the co-development of AAC audio coding standard, Fraunhofer IIS has reached worldwide recognition.
In close cooperation with partners and clients the Institute provides research and development services in the following areas: Audio and video source coding, multimedia realtime systems, digital radio broadcasting and digital cinema systems, integrated circuits and sensor systems, design automation, wireless, wired and optical networks, localization and navigation, imaging systems and industrial X-ray technology, highspeed cameras, medical sensor solutions and supply chain services.
Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS)
GSS produce market leading Carbon Dioxide Sensors, integrating unique mid infra-red light source and detector technology into innovative optics and signal processing.
With applications ranging from Building Controls to industrial safety applications such as Diving Equipment, GSS COZIR™ sensors' combination of extremely low power consumption and virtually instantaneous warm-up answers directly to the growing demand for sensors which can be integrated into battery or self powered wireless systems and hand held devices, allowing economical real time monitoring of CO2 concentration levels.
Ilika's proposition is about speed of materials discovery, enabling rapid commercialization and efficient production.
Ilika invents and tests materials in the laboratory that can be selected for scale-up and commercialisation. Ilika uses rapid combinatorial techniques involving the rapid synthesis of a large number of different structurally related materials in a few automated steps.
Ilika focuses on two sectors:
Energy, where materials with greater capacity for energy storage and efficiency are required, e.g. solid state batteries, fuel cell electrocatalysts,
Electronics, where materials improve the performance and efficiency of a range of electronic components, e.g.: digital memory and sensors.
Kyosemi Opto America Corporation
Kyosemi Opto America Corporation has over 33 years of experience designing and manufacturing components for Photo-Voltaic Energy, Optical Sensing, and Optical Communication using Silicon and Compound Semiconductor materials. Product line-up includes:
Energy Harvesting: Sphelar® by Sphelar Power - Micro Spherical Solar Cells which is designed with "spherically shaped" light-receiving surface.
Photonic Sensing: Low Power Consumption Photodiode-LED pairs. UV LED and Photo-Detectors, InGaAs NIR PD and LED, SiAPD, InGaAs APD, PD Arrays (Si, GaAs, GaN and InGaAs), Mini-Can (1.96mm TOCAN package), Parallel Beam LED, Point-Source LED, Multi-wavelength LED, SMD Packages, and custom solutions.
Libelium designs and manufactures hardware for wireless sensor networks and a complete software development kit (SDK) so that system integrators, engineering, and consultancy companies can deliver reliable Internet of Things (IoT), M2M, and Smart Cities solutions with minimum time to market. Waspmote—Libelium's wireless sensor platform—is modular and ready to integrate with key Cloud systems and low-energy IoT connectivity protocols.
Over 10,000 developers from 120 countries in companies ranging from startups to universities to large international corporations have adopted Libelium's technology for projects in five continents. Commercial deployments based on Waspmote include applications as varied as parking, traffic congestion, environmental monitoring, water quality and precision agriculture.
Gartner named Libelium a Cool Vendor in embedded software and systems in 2014.
Recently, Libelium has been considered a "unicorn" company in technological sector in Spain by Financial Times.
Marlow Industries Inc
Marlow Industries, a subsidiary of II-VI Incorporated, is the world's leading producer in quality thermoelectric technology. Marlow Industries develops and manufactures thermoelectric modules and value-added systems for the aerospace, defense, medical, industrial, automotive, power generation and telecommunications markets. Marlow prides itself on providing standard or custom modules and sub-assemblies at quality standards above our customers' requirements. Marlow's EverGen™ thermal energy harvesting solutions provide the highest power available at the lowest delta temperature—from microwatts to kilowatts, perpetually and reliably powering wireless sensors & actuators to larger scale waste heat recovery systems.
Murata Electronics is a worldwide leader in research, design, manufacture and sale of ceramic based passive electronic components, power supply and wireless module solutions. Products include: Capacitors (monolithic ceramic, polymer aluminum electrolytic, Hi-CAP, EDLC), noise/EMI suppression products, inductors, resistors , resonators, filters, RF components, communication and wireless module solutions, sensors, thermistors, DC-DC & AC-DC power supplies, buzzers, piezo actuators, micromechatronics, RFID solutions and newly developed technologies for Energy Harvesting & Wireless Sensor Networks.
Murata's products are in various consumer, industrial and medical applications from mobile communications, smart-lighting, energy management, factory automation, computers/networking equipment, automotive electronics, smart grid to healthcare devices.
SILICONGATE, a specialized supplier of Power Management IP for ASIC/SoC, provides the global electronics market with intellectual property (IP) and services used in semiconductor design. SILICONGATE's IP solutions address the key Power Management challenges faced by designers today, such as efficiency, power consumption, total solution area, system verification and time-to-results. Its characterization services are oriented for Power Management in-system characterization and support towards production. This mix of technology-leading IP solutions and services give SiliconGate's customers a competitive edge in bringing the best products to market quickly while reducing the schedule risk.
TEGpro, a division of LEDdynamics, Inc., has over 13 years of expertise in thermodynamics, which is quickly solidifying our place in the world as one of the leading Thermoelectric Generator (TEG) product companies.
Haling from Randolph, Vermont, TEGpro's R & D and manufacturing facility develops and delivers high performance TEG products.
TEGpro has the manufacturing capacity, experience and resources to produce high volume products, as well as high quality, low volume, custom solutions. We welcome the opportunity to pursue a long term relationship with you, and ensure the success of your product.
From low power to no power, TI is the driving force behind today's nanopower energy harvesting applications. Enabling 20+ year battery life opens the door to new applications that were not feasible with traditional battery powered systems. TI takes nanopower design to the next level with innovative power management, timers, sensors, low-power wireless connectivity, and microcontrollers. From powering sensors used in building automation to portable healthtech devices that improve quality of life, TI and leading energy harvesting companies are creating a complete ecosystem allowing designers to not only envision but also create a battery-less world. For more information, visit:
UK Energy Harvesting
Energy Harvesting Special Interest Group is network of organisations and individuals interested in the application of energy harvesting technologies. Energy Harvesting SIG is funded by the Technology Strategy Board, UK's innovation agency, and it has established itself as the focus of of energy harvesting innovation activities, engaging a sizeable membership from along the supply chain and delivering a range of activities in support of both the TSB and the community. The Energy Harvesting SIG is bringing a group of UK companies, both technology providers and users, to IDTechEx's annual 'Energy Harvesting and Storage USA 2013'.