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Controlling the use of energy more intelligently is a key strategy to reduce energy cost and emissions, and improve supply security. Ember is the leading company producing wireless networking tools to extend energy control throughout commercial buildings and homes, with dominant market share of in-building networking “s…

Boston, MA


Programmable logic devices are steadily growing in capability and in market share of custom logic chip designs. GateRocket fills a key hole in the tool set for design of complex circuits based on programmable devices verification and debug. It enables designers to accelerate from weeks to days the time required to debug comple…

Bedford, MA


Lumidigm helps us quickly and conveniently prove who we are. Their novel fingerprint imager uses polarized natural light to look beneath the skin and see a clear, unblemished view of the unique personal signature that is indelibly part of every one of us. It is used in theme parks, airports and border crossings to conveniently…

Albuquerque, NM


Luminus has proprietary technology that enables it to produce light emitting diodes (LEDs) that are 2X brighter than a car headlamp and 5-10x brighter than competing products. Opportunities for super-bright LEDs exist in multiple large markets: projection displays, automotive, general and architectural lighting, and signage. Lu…

Billerica, MA


Nantero has deep, proprietary technology for creating logic circuits on computer chips based on carbon nanotubes. Nantero¹s form of “Flash” memory (memory that retains information when power is off) has a unique ability to scale to smaller IC geometry (below 130 nm) and to be used as embedded memory in logic devices…

Woburn, MA


High energy costs create strong demand for electronic components that enable smaller, cheaper, more efficient electric power supplies. Application markets are large: computers, wide-screen TVs, and hybrid and electric cars. The heart of a hybrid car is a sophisticated solid-state electrical power control unit. Velox has propri…

Somerset, NJ

Tap 'n Tap

Tap ’n Tap is bringing the best of the web to the comfort of your home. Our software platform and design expertise enable OEMs and ODMs to quickly offer high quality home internet devices based on the Android operating system.

Cambridge, MA