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Michael Hartogs, Former Qualcomm Senior Vice President Joins Acorn Technologies Board of Directors

May 4, 2017 – Acorn Technologies, Inc., a provider of performance enhancing semiconductor and mobile computing innovations, today announced that Michael Hartogs, former Senior Vice President of Qualcomm, has joined Acorn’s Board of Directors. Mr. Hartogs is a leading patent licensing, legal and business development executive with extensive knowledge and experience in the telecommunications and semiconductor industries.


Acorn Technologies Delivers Unmatched LTE Positioning Performance for the Location of Things

hellaPHY™ Provides Superior Positioning Performance for LTE Advanced Low Cost Devices for MTC and IOT Applications Company 

September 22, 2016 – Acorn Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor and wireless technology innovator focused on the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it has developed and  demonstrated new LTE positioning technology for the location of things. The LTE location-based technology meets the new Enhanced 911 (E911) mandate performance requirements and performs exceptionally well in very low bandwidth conditions. Acorn Technologies hellaPHY LTE positioning technology provides pinpoint accuracy for LTE Advanced low cost devices for next generation location of things in the Machine-Type Communications (MTC) and IoT markets.


Acorn Technologies Licenses hellaPHY to Sequans Communications

Acorn’s hellaPHY™ family of IP cores for IoT to CAT 15 devices

March 17, 2016 – Acorn Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor and telecom company, today announced that Sequans Communications (NYSE: SQNS), a 4G chipmaker and  leading provider of single-mode LTE chipset solutions to wireless device manufacturers worldwide, has licensed the company’s hellaPHY for LTE.  Sequans Communications is considering hellaPHY for use in future products.

“We are always exploring techniques to improve performance and power efficiency as we look to meet future 3GPP standards requirements and the needs of a  diverse range of IoT applications. Acorn Technologies has developed a collection of IP blocks that are helpful in this regard,” said Bertrand Debray, COO, Sequans. Read more


Acorn Technologies Introduces New Positioning IP Core for LTE Baseband Chipset Market

hellaPHY™ RSTD IP core addresses new FCC E911 indoor location accuracy requirements, and opens the door for low-cost IoT wireless network positioning solutions

February 3, 2016Mobile World Congress Acorn Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor and telecom research and development company, today launched the commercial availability of its new hellaPHY RSTD advanced signal processing IP core for LTE network based positioning and E911 indoor location accuracy standards. The hellaPHY RSTD IP core is targeted at the LTE baseband chipset market providers as the FCC mandates new 911 location reporting rules for wireless carriers. Read more


Michael Hartogs, Former Qualcomm Senior Vice President Joins Acorn Technologies Board of Advisors

August 20, 2015 – Acorn Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of performance scaling semiconductor and mobile computing innovations, today announced that Michael Hartogs, former Senior Vice President of Qualcomm, has joined Acorn’s advisory board. Mr. Hartogs is a leading patent licensing, legal and business development executive with extensive knowledge and experience in the telecommunications industry. Mr. Hartogs will help Acorn Technologies bring its IP cores and semiconductor process technology to global semiconductor and chip design companies for next-generation mobile and wireless devices. Read more