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Supplier SloganDigital Life For Everyday ItemsSmarter Things.Embedded for LeadersWireless Wisdom
SnapshotImpinjNordic SemiconductorENEADimension AutomationRTX A/STransition NetworksParpro SystemsSanminaTyan Computer
HQ LocationUnited StatesNorwaySwedenChinaEuropean UnionUnited StatesTaiwanUnited StatesTaiwan
Year Founded200019831968200119931987200119801989
Company TypePublicPublicPublicPrivatePublicPublicPublicPublicPrivate
Stock TickerNASDAQ: PI
Revenue$100m-1b$100m-1b$10-100m$10-100m$10-100m$10-100m$10-100m$1-10b$10-100m
Employees201 - 1,000201 - 1,000201 - 1,00051 - 200201 - 1,00051 - 200201 - 1,00010,001 - 50,000201 - 1,000
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Company Description
Impinj wirelessly connects billions of everyday items such as apparel, medical supplies, and automobile parts to consumer and business applications such as inventory management, patient safety, and asset tracking. The Impinj platform uses RAIN RFID to deliver timely information about these items to the digital world, thereby enabling the Internet of ThingsImpinj, Inc. provides ultra high frequency radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions for identifying, locating, and authenticating items. The company’s products include Indy Reader Chips that include integrated radio chips and supporting SDKs; Monza Tag Chips, which deliver memory options and extended features to RFID tags; and Speedway fixed RFID readers and antennas for RFID-based information. It also provides STP Source Tagging Platform, a platform for the creation of high-performance encoding and verification systems. The company serves retail, asset management, consumer electronics, entertainment, healthcare, internet of things, and logistics markets.
Nordic Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power (ULP) short-range wireless communication. The company’s range of 2.4GHz transceiver and transmitter devices are employed by some of the world’s leading brands in a wide variety of applications like wireless keyboard and mouse, game controllers, and intelligent sports equipment. Nordic is a member of the ANT+ Alliance and has successfully collaborated with ANT Wireless of Cochrane, Canada, since 2005. ANT devices– using Nordic 2.4GHz transceivers and the proven ANT protocol – have been used in millions of wireless sensor nodes across the world. ANT is perfectly suited for any kind of low data rate sensor network topologies in personal area networks (PANs) and practical wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Nordic’s products are all manufactured in state of the art semiconductor process technologies through strong, long-term relationships with world-best manufacturing facilities. Nordic is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. All operations are managed according to the ISO 9001:2000-approved quality assurance system.
ENEA offers operating system solutions including development tools, network protocols, databases and middleware for connected devices and is the world’s third-largest player in the emerging field of real-time operating systems. Year founded: 1968 Revenue: $50 million (2014) STO: ENEA
Dimension Automation is an industrial automation company focus on serving industries like machinery, automotive, food and beverage, packaging, energy management, chemistry and smart building. The company is dedicated to provide solutions for motion control, process control and digital automation products.
RTX A/S engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of wireless communications solutions globally. The company develops and sells wireless communications solutions for industrial customers. It also markets, develops, and produces infrastructure solutions and terminals to telecom networks based on the Wireless IP/DECT and Wi-Fi technologies.
Transition Networks, Inc. is an industry leader with over 25 years of experience designing fiber integration products that deliver the security and reliability for today’s networks while future proofing for tomorrow. Offering support for multiple protocols, any interface, and a multitude of hardware platforms, including Hardened Ethernet, Carrier Ethernet, CWDM, 1G/10G Ethernet, SFPs, PoE and PoE+, Transition Networks gives you the power to deliver and manage traffic reliably over fiber in any data network – in any application – in any environment. Based in Minneapolis, Transition Networks distributes hardware-based connectivity solutions exclusively through a network of resellers in 50 countries.
PARPRO specializes in the design and manufacturer of process based embedded solutions to serve OEMs in a variety of vertical markets. As a full-service design and manufacturing company with an emphasis on ODM Solutions, we offer comprehensive engineering-rich hardware solutions with low-to-high volume manufacturing and integration/test capabilities.
Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM) is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina Corporationprovides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina Corporation has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world.
Created in 1989, TYAN designs, manufactures and markets advanced x86 server/workstation platforms. TYAN’s products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, and Resellers around the world for a wide range of applications. As a leading server brand asset owned by MiTAC International Corporation, TYAN is to be deeply enhanced and further developed through the synergy and innovation of the new MiTAC. Products from TYAN feature design enhancements specifically developed for enterprise computer room and data center environments. These highly stable, space-efficient products are very attractive to OEMs and System Integrators designing next generation rackmount server solutions for a wide array of applications. With design and engineering centers located in the U.S., China, and Taiwan, TYAN holds a distinct advantage over the competition. TYAN's engineers are well-positioned to assist customers with the development of tailored solutions that meet their requirements. Customers are assured that TYAN products meet the highest quality and reliability standards available. TYAN enables its customers to be technology leaders by providing scalable, highly-integrated, reliable platforms for a wide range of applications such as high-end server and workstation usage in markets such as CAD, DCC, E&P and HPC. TYAN's time-to-market strategies and cutting-edge engineering processes distinguish them from the competition. Many TYAN customers have had their TYAN-based products recognized within their industries, garnering a multitude of distinguished awards
IoT Solutions
RAIN RFID is a passive (battery-free) wireless technology system that connects billions of everyday items to the Internet, enabling businesses and consumers to identify, locate, authenticate and engage each item. RAIN RFID is used in a wide variety of applications, including inventory management, patient safety, asset tracking and item authentication. RAIN is the fastest growing segment of the RFID market and uses a single, global standard: UHF Gen 2 (ISO/IEC 18000-63). RAIN has connected over 20 billion items to date. By providing internet connectivity to and real time information about everyday items such as apparel, medical supplies, automobile parts, food and more, RAIN RFID enables the true Internet of Things.
Whilst still in its infancy, the Internet of Things (IoT) is in part evolving by using Bluetooth Smart as an underpinning technology. Bluetooth Smart is rapidly being adopted for short-range wireless connectivity between compact, coin cell-powered accessories using RF sensors and smartphone ‘hubs’ supporting associated software applications. The ARM mbed initiative is a collaborative industry project that plans to nurture the IoT. The initiative delivers tools and fundamental open-source hardware and software building blocks for the rapid development of ARM-based devices. The collaboration between Nordic Semiconductor and ARM has resulted in Nordic’s nRF51822 System-on-Chip (SoC) which combines a Bluetooth v4.1-compliant 2.4GHz multiprotocol radio with an ARM Cortex-M0 CPU core on a single chip optimized for ultra-low power operation. The nRF51822 Series offers developers the ideal platform for designing the wirelessly-connected sensors that will help turn the IoT from a technological concept into reality as the mechanisms to transfer IP data from sensor nodes begin to appear.
With the increasing and explosive growth of interconnected devices, Device Management is no longer a requirement exclusive to Telecom Equipment Manufacturers. Devices from the core of the network all the way down to Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), IoT sensors, and everything in between inclusive of Routers, Switches, and Gateways, etc. must be manageable. Though their deep relationships with important third parties, Enea is working to ensure that organizations creating network infrastructure equipment have pre-integrated support for solutions that save time, development cost, and accelerate time to market.
Industry 4.0 or Industrial Internet of Things has been a big focus for Dimension Automation. Based on the Industry 4.0 standard, the company has developed several products for different industries and gained several patents.
Working efficiently with our customers and technology partners, PARPRO Embedded Systems (formerly JumpGen Systems) is committed to the rapid delivery of innovative multi-core and switching platforms for your embedded computers. Recent applications include wire-speed packet processing, high capacity storage appliances, Software Defined Network (SDN) servers, line-rate deep packet inspection, low-latency platforms for algorithmic financial trading, top-of-rack switches and load balancing for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC), image analysis, and complex firewall security. PARPRO Embedded Systems focuses on Network and Telecom Equipment Manufacturers; we have a proven track record supporting Alcatel Lucent, Ericsson, Motorola and numerous Tier 2 TEMs. We also provide solutions to defense companies, and to other Embedded Board Manufacturers.
Key Customers
Intel, Patrizia Pepe Firenze, Exito, Qantas, Hanmi, American Apparel, Cisco, Purdue, memove, KH Lloreda
PeakColo, Suncorp, Thomson Reuters
Boeing, Honeywell, Rompetrol
Supporting Files

IoT Snapshot: Hardware
Processors & Boards
Transceivers
Sensors & Actuators
Gateways
Devices & Equipment
Wearables

IoT Snapshot: Software
Software as a Service
Artificial Intelligence
Platform as a Service
Cybersecurity
Infrastructure as a Service

IoT Snapshot: Service
System Integration
Hardware Development
Software Development
Network Connectivity

Industries
Heavy Vehicle
Automotive
Transportation
Energy
Construction & Buildings
Equipment & Machinery
Mining
Chemicals
Other

Functions
Discrete Manufacturing
Process Manufacturing
Maintenance
Logistics & Warehousing
Product Development
Quality Assurance
Other

Use Cases
Use CasesInventory ManagementReal-Time Location System (RTLS)Shipment TrackingFactory Operations Visibility & Intelligence Warehouse AutomationPerimeter Security & Access Control

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Overview
Supplier SloganDigital Life For Everyday ItemsSmarter Things.Embedded for LeadersWireless Wisdom
SnapshotImpinjNordic SemiconductorENEADimension AutomationRTX A/STransition NetworksParpro SystemsSanminaTyan Computer
HQ LocationUnited StatesNorwaySwedenChinaEuropean UnionUnited StatesTaiwanUnited StatesTaiwan
Year Founded200019831968200119931987200119801989
Company TypePublicPublicPublicPrivatePublicPublicPublicPublicPrivate
Stock TickerNASDAQ: PI
Revenue$100m-1b$100m-1b$10-100m$10-100m$10-100m$10-100m$10-100m$1-10b$10-100m
Employees201 - 1,000201 - 1,000201 - 1,00051 - 200201 - 1,00051 - 200201 - 1,00010,001 - 50,000201 - 1,000
Website Open website Open website Open website Open website Open website Open website Open website Open website Open website
Company Description
Impinj wirelessly connects billions of everyday items such as apparel, medical supplies, and automobile parts to consumer and business applications such as inventory management, patient safety, and asset tracking. The Impinj platform uses RAIN RFID to deliver timely information about these items to the digital world, thereby enabling the Internet of ThingsImpinj, Inc. provides ultra high frequency radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions for identifying, locating, and authenticating items. The company’s products include Indy Reader Chips that include integrated radio chips and supporting SDKs; Monza Tag Chips, which deliver memory options and extended features to RFID tags; and Speedway fixed RFID readers and antennas for RFID-based information. It also provides STP Source Tagging Platform, a platform for the creation of high-performance encoding and verification systems. The company serves retail, asset management, consumer electronics, entertainment, healthcare, internet of things, and logistics markets.
Nordic Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power (ULP) short-range wireless communication. The company’s range of 2.4GHz transceiver and transmitter devices are employed by some of the world’s leading brands in a wide variety of applications like wireless keyboard and mouse, game controllers, and intelligent sports equipment. Nordic is a member of the ANT+ Alliance and has successfully collaborated with ANT Wireless of Cochrane, Canada, since 2005. ANT devices– using Nordic 2.4GHz transceivers and the proven ANT protocol – have been used in millions of wireless sensor nodes across the world. ANT is perfectly suited for any kind of low data rate sensor network topologies in personal area networks (PANs) and practical wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Nordic’s products are all manufactured in state of the art semiconductor process technologies through strong, long-term relationships with world-best manufacturing facilities. Nordic is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. All operations are managed according to the ISO 9001:2000-approved quality assurance system.
ENEA offers operating system solutions including development tools, network protocols, databases and middleware for connected devices and is the world’s third-largest player in the emerging field of real-time operating systems. Year founded: 1968 Revenue: $50 million (2014) STO: ENEA
Dimension Automation is an industrial automation company focus on serving industries like machinery, automotive, food and beverage, packaging, energy management, chemistry and smart building. The company is dedicated to provide solutions for motion control, process control and digital automation products.
RTX A/S engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of wireless communications solutions globally. The company develops and sells wireless communications solutions for industrial customers. It also markets, develops, and produces infrastructure solutions and terminals to telecom networks based on the Wireless IP/DECT and Wi-Fi technologies.
Transition Networks, Inc. is an industry leader with over 25 years of experience designing fiber integration products that deliver the security and reliability for today’s networks while future proofing for tomorrow. Offering support for multiple protocols, any interface, and a multitude of hardware platforms, including Hardened Ethernet, Carrier Ethernet, CWDM, 1G/10G Ethernet, SFPs, PoE and PoE+, Transition Networks gives you the power to deliver and manage traffic reliably over fiber in any data network – in any application – in any environment. Based in Minneapolis, Transition Networks distributes hardware-based connectivity solutions exclusively through a network of resellers in 50 countries.
PARPRO specializes in the design and manufacturer of process based embedded solutions to serve OEMs in a variety of vertical markets. As a full-service design and manufacturing company with an emphasis on ODM Solutions, we offer comprehensive engineering-rich hardware solutions with low-to-high volume manufacturing and integration/test capabilities.
Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM) is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina Corporationprovides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina Corporation has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world.
Created in 1989, TYAN designs, manufactures and markets advanced x86 server/workstation platforms. TYAN’s products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, and Resellers around the world for a wide range of applications. As a leading server brand asset owned by MiTAC International Corporation, TYAN is to be deeply enhanced and further developed through the synergy and innovation of the new MiTAC. Products from TYAN feature design enhancements specifically developed for enterprise computer room and data center environments. These highly stable, space-efficient products are very attractive to OEMs and System Integrators designing next generation rackmount server solutions for a wide array of applications. With design and engineering centers located in the U.S., China, and Taiwan, TYAN holds a distinct advantage over the competition. TYAN's engineers are well-positioned to assist customers with the development of tailored solutions that meet their requirements. Customers are assured that TYAN products meet the highest quality and reliability standards available. TYAN enables its customers to be technology leaders by providing scalable, highly-integrated, reliable platforms for a wide range of applications such as high-end server and workstation usage in markets such as CAD, DCC, E&P and HPC. TYAN's time-to-market strategies and cutting-edge engineering processes distinguish them from the competition. Many TYAN customers have had their TYAN-based products recognized within their industries, garnering a multitude of distinguished awards
IoT Solutions
RAIN RFID is a passive (battery-free) wireless technology system that connects billions of everyday items to the Internet, enabling businesses and consumers to identify, locate, authenticate and engage each item. RAIN RFID is used in a wide variety of applications, including inventory management, patient safety, asset tracking and item authentication. RAIN is the fastest growing segment of the RFID market and uses a single, global standard: UHF Gen 2 (ISO/IEC 18000-63). RAIN has connected over 20 billion items to date. By providing internet connectivity to and real time information about everyday items such as apparel, medical supplies, automobile parts, food and more, RAIN RFID enables the true Internet of Things.
Whilst still in its infancy, the Internet of Things (IoT) is in part evolving by using Bluetooth Smart as an underpinning technology. Bluetooth Smart is rapidly being adopted for short-range wireless connectivity between compact, coin cell-powered accessories using RF sensors and smartphone ‘hubs’ supporting associated software applications. The ARM mbed initiative is a collaborative industry project that plans to nurture the IoT. The initiative delivers tools and fundamental open-source hardware and software building blocks for the rapid development of ARM-based devices. The collaboration between Nordic Semiconductor and ARM has resulted in Nordic’s nRF51822 System-on-Chip (SoC) which combines a Bluetooth v4.1-compliant 2.4GHz multiprotocol radio with an ARM Cortex-M0 CPU core on a single chip optimized for ultra-low power operation. The nRF51822 Series offers developers the ideal platform for designing the wirelessly-connected sensors that will help turn the IoT from a technological concept into reality as the mechanisms to transfer IP data from sensor nodes begin to appear.
With the increasing and explosive growth of interconnected devices, Device Management is no longer a requirement exclusive to Telecom Equipment Manufacturers. Devices from the core of the network all the way down to Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), IoT sensors, and everything in between inclusive of Routers, Switches, and Gateways, etc. must be manageable. Though their deep relationships with important third parties, Enea is working to ensure that organizations creating network infrastructure equipment have pre-integrated support for solutions that save time, development cost, and accelerate time to market.
Industry 4.0 or Industrial Internet of Things has been a big focus for Dimension Automation. Based on the Industry 4.0 standard, the company has developed several products for different industries and gained several patents.
Working efficiently with our customers and technology partners, PARPRO Embedded Systems (formerly JumpGen Systems) is committed to the rapid delivery of innovative multi-core and switching platforms for your embedded computers. Recent applications include wire-speed packet processing, high capacity storage appliances, Software Defined Network (SDN) servers, line-rate deep packet inspection, low-latency platforms for algorithmic financial trading, top-of-rack switches and load balancing for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC), image analysis, and complex firewall security. PARPRO Embedded Systems focuses on Network and Telecom Equipment Manufacturers; we have a proven track record supporting Alcatel Lucent, Ericsson, Motorola and numerous Tier 2 TEMs. We also provide solutions to defense companies, and to other Embedded Board Manufacturers.
Key Customers
Intel, Patrizia Pepe Firenze, Exito, Qantas, Hanmi, American Apparel, Cisco, Purdue, memove, KH Lloreda
PeakColo, Suncorp, Thomson Reuters
Boeing, Honeywell, Rompetrol
Supporting Files

IoT Snapshot: Hardware
Processors & Boards
Transceivers
Sensors & Actuators
Gateways
Devices & Equipment
Wearables

IoT Snapshot: Software
Software as a Service
Artificial Intelligence
Platform as a Service
Cybersecurity
Infrastructure as a Service

IoT Snapshot: Service
System Integration
Hardware Development
Software Development
Network Connectivity

Industries
Heavy Vehicle
Automotive
Transportation
Energy
Construction & Buildings
Equipment & Machinery
Mining
Chemicals
Other

Functions
Discrete Manufacturing
Process Manufacturing
Maintenance
Logistics & Warehousing
Product Development
Quality Assurance
Other

Use Cases
Use CasesInventory ManagementReal-Time Location System (RTLS)Shipment TrackingFactory Operations Visibility & Intelligence Warehouse AutomationPerimeter Security & Access Control

Similar Companies
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Partners
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