2015 ECN IMPACT Awards Winners

We are happy to announce the following winners of the 2015 ECN IMPACT Awards.


Analog & Mixed Signal ICs

Maxim Integrated: MAX11300 configurable mixed-signal data converter


Ethertronics, Inc.: Active Steering

Boards, Modules & Embedded Systems

Laird: BT 900 Series

Cooling & Thermal Management

Keysight Technologies: U5855A True IR Thermal Imager

Digital/Logic ICs

Quantenna: QSR1000 Wave 2 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Solution

Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

New Scale Technologies: M3-LS Linear Smart Stage


OKW Enclosures, Inc.: Synergy

Microwave & RF

Thin Film Electronics ASA: ThinFilm NFC Smart Label


Texas Instruments Incorporated: 0.3-inch TRP HD 720p DLP Display Chipset


API Technologies: Radiation Tolerant Voltage Controlled SAW Oscillator

Passive Components & Discrete Semiconductors

Peregrine Semiconductor: UltraCMOS PE45450 RF Power Limiter

Power Sources & Conditioning Devices

Power Integrations: InnoSwitch

RF Amplifiers

API Technologies: GaN-based 1 kW Solid State Pulsed Power Amplifier


Cognex Corporation: DS1000 Series 3D Displacement Sensors

Software Design

OriginLab Corporation: Origin 2015

Solid State Lighting

Epic Sky Technology: Epic Flare

Test & Measurement

Anritsu Company: MP1800A

Tools, Kits & Reference Designs

Harwin Inc: EZ-Shield Cans Development Kit

Wireless Charging

Texas Instruments: 10-watt wireless charging solution



Contract Manufacturer Innovation

Novati Technologies: Novati Trusted Foundry Material Portfolio

Distributor Innovation

Digi-Key Corporation: Mentor Graphics Designer Schematic and the Mentor Graphics Designer Layout EDA Tools

Rapid Prototyping

California Eastern Laboratories: MeshWorks



Education Innovation

Greater Than One: Lifeline

Market Disruptor

California Eastern Laboratories: Meshworks

Material Technology Innovation

Peregrine Semiconductor: UltraCMOS 10 Technology Platform

Social Corporate Responsibility

Acopian Power Supplies