Entries by Tony Chao

LightForce Orthodontics Raises $14M Series B To Correct Smiles With 3D Braces

LightForce Orthodontics secured a $14 million Series B round of funding to continue developing its customizable 3D-printed bracket system aka braces. Tyche Partners led the investment with follow-on investment from Matrix Partners and AM Ventures. Since its founding in 2015 by Dr. Alfred Griffin III, the Boston-based company has raised a total of $20.5 million. […]

Fuji Xerox of Fujifilm Group and Ripcord Accelerate DX by Establishing Joint Venture FUJIFILM RIPCORD

Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., together with Ripcord — the world’s leading robotics and integrated SaaS digitization company based in California, U.S. — will establish a joint venture FUJIFILM RIPCORD this month in Japan. FUJIFILM RIPCORD will provide services that drive digital transformation (DX) in corporations and society, with aims to reach sales of over 30 […]

Desktop Metal to Become Public, Creating the Only Listed Pure-Play Additive Manufacturing 2.0 Company

Desktop Metal, Inc., a leader in mass production and turnkey additive manufacturing solutions, announced today it will become a publicly listed company in order to accelerate its growth trajectory within the rapidly growing additive manufacturing market and capitalize on the strong secular tailwinds supporting the reshoring of manufacturing and supply chain flexibility. The Company has […]

AEye and ANSYS Accelerate Autonomous Driving Safety

The next generation of autonomous vehicles will mimic how human eyes focus on and evaluate road conditions by leveraging AEye and ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) technologies. AEye is incorporating ANSYS’ industry-leading simulation solutions into the design of its Intelligent Detection and Ranging (iDAR™) platform — enabling customers to reduce physical prototyping and improve the safety and […]

Ambiq Micro Achieves World-Leading Power Consumption Performance with TSMC 40ULP Technology

Ambiq Micro and TSMC (TWSE:2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced that Ambiq’s Apollo3 Blue wireless SoC, built on TSMC’s 40 nanometer ultra-low power (40ULP) process, has achieved world-leading power consumption performance. Leveraging both Ambiq’s Subthreshold Power Optimized Technology (SPOT™) platform and TSMC’s 40ULP low operating power (low-Vdd) technology, the Apollo3 Blue with TurboSPOT™ sets a new […]

Crossbar Announces Licensing Relationship Agreement with Microsemi

Crossbar Inc., the ReRAM technology leader, announced an agreement with Microsemi Corporation, the largest U.S. commercial supplier of military and aerospace semiconductors, in which Microsemi will license Crossbar’s ReRAM core intellectual property. As part of the agreement, Microsemi and Crossbar will collaborate in the research, development and application of Crossbar’s proprietary ReRAM technology in next […]