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Thursday, April 08 2021 - 18:00
ActLight photodiode technology approved by leading semiconductor foundry and ready for volume production
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

ActLight, the Swiss technology firm known for its best-in-class signal-to-noise 
ratio photodiodes, announced today that its IP portfolio has been approved by a 
leading global semiconductor foundry. The innovative photodiode technology is 
now offered to the market through the foundry's official website. 

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It was only a matter of time until ActLight and a globally recognized 
semiconductor foundry joined forces to promote the innovative Dynamic 
PhotoDiode IP: in fact,  after having produced several samples and having 
studied the silicon test report, the wafer foundry has acknowledged the sensors 
outstanding performance and approved the IP to be part of their library in the 
Analog & Mixed Signal category. The IP based on CMOS 0.18um geometry is now 
offered globally and ready for volume, high quality productions.   

"We are very pleased to have the opportunity of extending the commercial offer 
of our innovative photodiode with the support of such a valued partner," said 
Serguei Okhonin, Co-founder and CEO at ActLight "The partnership acknowledges 
not only the exceptional performance but as well the maturity of our 

About ActLight SA
ActLight SA, the start-up company founded in 2011 and based in Switzerland, 
focuses on the field of photonics by developing a new type of photodetector, 
the Dynamic PhotoDiode. Being a fabless company, ActLight specializes in the 
Intellectual Property (IP) of this area and operates primarily in the IP 
licensing business model.

ActLight's patented technology allows the substantial improvement of the 
efficiency and accuracy of various light sensing applications, such as Time Of 
Flight (TOF) depth sensing, vital signs monitoring, 3D/2D cameras and much 
more. ActLight operates in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, with a focus on 
smartphones and wearable devices, healthcare/medtech, autonomous driving, 
drones and robotics.

More info about ActLight available at

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