Acquired by Tessera Technologies on May 5, 2010
Funding Received
$56.5 Million in 6 Rounds from 9 Investors
Arcadia, CA
Siimpel Corporation applies high precision MEMS platform technology to enable the reduction in size of high-performance digital cameras.
Hardware + Software

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Siimpel Corporation has been in the business of innovation since its original founding in 2000 as SiWave. With a heritage from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a background in high-precision navigation grade MEMS sensors, the company has maintained a leadership in technology. In its short history, Siimpel Corporation created the smallest high port count optical switches in the world, packaged MEMS components for NASA's Mars rovers, developed the world's first MEMS horizon sensor, developed the highest precision laser ranging system, and created the world's smallest stages using MEMS technology. A recipient of the ATP (advanced technology program) award from NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), Siimpel is proud of its history of ground breaking innovation.

Since 2004, Siimpel has been applying the high precision MEMS platform technology to enable the drastic reduction in size of high performance digital cameras. Siimpel's innovative products set new standards for the size and performance of digital cameras in mobile platforms.

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Offices/Locations (1)

  • Office

    400 E. Live Oak Avenue

    Arcadia, CA 91006