ScenSor: An IEEE802.15.4a UWB Compliant Chip Ripe for Energy Harvesting Tapes Out Q4 '09 (Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS Summit)

Mr Ciaran Connell, CEO


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Presentation Summary

  • The World's first IEEE802.15.4a UWB wireless packet transmitted and successfully coherently received in real time, Dublin March 09
  • ScenSor prototypes proving ScenSor performance being shipped to customers since July 2009.
  • ScenSor consumes 200 times less transmit power than 15.4 and 20 times less receive power than 15.4
  • ScenSor delivers 500m LOS and 45m NLOS operation
  • ScenSor to sell at 2 Euro in volume.

Speaker Biography (Ciaran Connell)

Ciaran Connell is a 27-year veteran of the communications and semiconductor industry, and has gained Fortune 500 experience in Strategy, Operations, Business Development and Corporate Investments & Acquisitions. Ciaran has extensive experience in identifying, starting, penetrating, building and developing new technology markets in the semiconductor arena.
Prior to Decawave, Ciaran headed Strategy and Business Development (EMEA) at Freescale France. Prior to that Ciaran worked at Motorola in France and the US, and Cornel

Company Profile (DecaWave)

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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.
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