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Heptagon Ships Over 2 Billion Units and Expands Capacity to 1 Billion Units Per Year

Heptagon ( ), an industry leader in 3D imaging, sensing and illumination solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Devices, today announced it has shipped over 2 billion units to customers. The company, which is headquartered in Singapore, recently opened a new factory with expanded capacity to ship 1 billion units per year. Heptagon serves some of the largest makers of mobile and IoT products in the world. Its success is attributed to relentless dedication to innovation, consistently delivering top-quality, high-performance products to market quickly, and leading edge wafer level manufacturing capabilities that meet the needs of the fast-paced and rapidly-evolving IoT and smart device industries.

"We are delighted to announce this latest milestone in our rapid growth and see this as ongoing acceptance by the market of our innovative, world-class products," says Christian Tang-Jespersen, CEO and President of Heptagon. "We look forward to continuing our strong growth and reaching our next billion units shipped milestone.”

"We are well positioned to pursue new market opportunities with the expansion of our fab in Woodlands, Singapore and the opening of our new factory in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore," says S.C. Leong, Heptagon’s Chief Operating Officer. “We remain committed to uncompromising quality and our proven ability to move quickly from white board to shipping 100s of millions of units."

In addition to opening the new factory in Singapore, Heptagon has expanded its sales, marketing and engineering presence in Silicon Valley as a result of strong customer interest in the company’s product and miniaturization, integration, optical and electrical design expertise. Heptagon’s newly created Silicon Valley Labs and Executive Briefing Center showcase the latest interface and sensing technologies while providing convenient access for the innovators and decision makers in Silicon Valley.

With in-depth and unique knowledge and expertise in all major 3D imaging and sensing technologies including stereo vision, structured light and Time-of-Flight (ToF), Heptagon is ready to address a fast-growing market segment of 3D. The company’s products continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in 3D today. As a pioneer of ToF imaging, it recently introduced the industry’s first multipoint 3D ranging sensor for mobile application. Further, its proprietary technologies like adaptive stereo enables indoor and outdoor imaging in a single solution and create a unique platform for 3D capturing where the adaptive illumination technology powers interference free multi-user applications as needed in collaborative augmented reality, automotive cockpits and digital signage.

The need to integrate heterogeneous technologies in miniaturized packages is rapidly becoming the enabler of next generation products in mobile, wearables and IoT. Over 20 years of innovation in technology, manufacturing and operations, as well as a rigorous supply chain management form the foundation for Heptagon’s differentiation and uniquely positions the company to innovate and rapidly bring world-class products to market.

About Heptagon

Heptagon ( ) provides complete 3D/imaging, illumination and optical sensing solutions for smart devices and the internet of things. With over 2 billion units shipped and 20 years of industry firsts in miniaturizing and integrating complex hardware and software systems, Heptagon has industry leading technology and services to enhance our customer’s competitiveness. Backed by world-class investors, Heptagon is a global company with research and development, sales and customer services teams located in Singapore, Zurich Switzerland, in Silicon Valley USA, and Shenzhen China.


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