Samsung Settles Acorn Patent Fight After $25M Trial Loss
Acorn and UCLouvain Professor Collaborate on Groundbreaking Silicon-on-Insulator Research Project
As today’s system and circuit designers approach the limits of Moore’s Law, Acorn is addressing some of the semiconductor industry’s most significant technology roadblocks through multiple commercialization programs. Acorn’s ABS is a proprietary semiconductor strain technology that boosts performance for both legacy and future fully depleted Silicon-on-Insulator (FD-SOI) devices.
Acorn Technologies Prevails at Trial in Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Samsung, Applauds Inventors
“We are pleased that the jury recognized the ingenuity of our inventors, Dr. Dan Grupp and Dr. Dan Connelly, and the significant use Samsung was making of our patented technology,” said Acorn CEO Tom Horgan. “This verdict validates the hard work and dedication of the Acorn team and the importance of Acorn’s patented technology. We are also grateful for the wonderful work performed by Hueston Hennigan and others in supporting us.”
Acorn Technologies Names Steve Thompson Chief Technology Officer for its Telecom Business
September 25, 2019 – Acorn Technologies, a research and development company and a provider of precise positioning performance mobile solutions, today announced it has named Dr. Steve Thompson, Chief Technology Officer effective immediately. Dr. Thompson has recently served as Senior Director of Engineering. In his new role, he will lead Acorn Technologies telecom business, that includes a complete portfolio of scalable, low cost, precision positioning and location intelligence solutions with high accuracy and low power location services on existing LTE and 5G networks.
Acorn Technologies Announces Appointment of Two New Members to its Board of Directors
September 10, 2019 – Acorn Technologies, a provider of precise positioning performance mobile solutions, today announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors – Ann Brodow, former Senior Vice President of Finance at Verizon and a former senior business banking executive Gwen Adams Norton.
Location’s Role in the Internet of Things Webinar
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, 2016 – Mobile 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