Resonant Inc. Signs New License Agreement with a Leading Chinese Optoelectronics Company that has Targeted the RFFE Market for Expanded Growth
- New customer selects Resonant to shorten time to market for a high performance quadplexer design
- Becoming second customer to leverage Resonant standard library-based quadplexer filter design
GOLETA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Resonant Inc. (NASDAQ: RESN), a leader in transforming the way radio frequency, or RF, front-ends are being designed and delivered for mobile handset and wireless devices, signed a license agreement for a high performance quadplexer design with a new customer entering the RF front-end market.
The complexity of filter designs continues to rise as the mobile market moves toward 5G where increasing bandwidth for high data-rate services is critical. Resonant’s ISN platform, fabless model and new standard library of products enables customers to enter the market quickly with proven designs.
“Signing a new, significant customer, with a background in high performance manufacturing of optoelectronic products, for a high performance quadplexer design achieves multiple goals,” stated George B. Holmes, CEO of Resonant. “First, our ISN design software platform and foundry partners significantly reduce the time to market, which attracted this new customer that is positioning to move quickly. Additionally, with our second library-based contract, we continue to expand our served markets. Resonant is developing a standard library of products, which will enable customers the ability to enter the market quickly with proven designs that further reduces their time to market. Finally, signing this contract for a quadplexer design, coupled with the fact that Resonant’s year-over-year unit volumes, although still relatively small, have already more than doubled and we have tripled royalty revenues in 2018 over 2017 through the end of September, demonstrates the increasing demand for designs using Resonant’s ISN software platform and IP. We are excited about our 2019 opportunity.”
About Resonant Inc.
Resonant (NASDAQ: RESN) is transforming the market for RF front-ends (RFFE) by disrupting the RFFE supply chain through the delivery of solutions that leverage our Infinite Synthesized Network (ISN) software tools platform, capitalize on the breadth of our IP portfolio, and are delivered through our services offerings. In a market that is critically constrained by limited designers, tools and capacity, Resonant addresses these critical problems by providing customers with ever increasing design efficiency, reduced time to market and lower unit costs. Customers leverage Resonant’s disruptive capabilities to design cutting edge filters and modules, while capitalizing on the added stability of a diverse supply chain through Resonant’s fabless ecosystem-the first of its kind. Working with Resonant, customers enhance the connectivity of current mobile devices, while preparing for the demands of emerging 5G applications.
To learn more about Resonant, view the series of videos published on its website that explain Resonant's technologies and market positioning:
- Infinite Synthesized Networks, ISN® Explained
- What is an RF Filter?
- RF Filter Innovation
Transforming the Mobile Filter Supply Chain
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About Resonant’s ISN Technology
Resonant can create designs for difficult bands, modules and other complex RF Front End requirements that we believe have the potential to be manufactured for half the cost and developed in half the time of traditional approaches. ISN is a suite of proprietary mathematical methods, software design tools and network synthesis techniques that enable us to explore a much larger set of possible design solutions that regularly incorporate our proprietary technology. We then quickly deliver design simulations to our customers, which they manufacture or have manufactured by one of our foundry partners. These improved solutions still use Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) or Temperature Compensated Surface Acoustic Wave (TC-SAW) manufacturing methods and perform as well as those using higher cost manufacturing methods such as Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW). Resonant's method delivers excellent predictability, enabling achievement of the desired product performance in roughly half as many turns through the fab. In addition, because Resonant's models are fundamental, integration with its foundry and fab customers is seamless because its models speak the "fab language" of basic material properties and dimensions.
Safe Harbor / Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements, which include the following subjects, among others: the status of filter designs under development, the capabilities of our filter designs and software tools, the timing and amount of future revenues, and our views on future financial performance and market share. Forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this document and are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, the following: our limited operating history; our ability to complete designs that meet customer specifications; the ability of our customers (or their manufacturers) to fabricate our designs in commercial quantities; our customers’ ability to sell products incorporating our designs to their OEM customers; changes in our expenditures and other uses of cash; the ability of our designs to significantly lower costs compared to other designs and solutions; the risk that the intense competition and rapid technological change in our industry renders our designs less useful or obsolete; our ability to find, recruit and retain the highly skilled personnel required for our design process in sufficient numbers to support our growth; our ability to manage growth; and general market, economic and business conditions. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by our forward-looking statements are under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” in our most recent Annual Report (Form 10-K) or Quarterly Report (Form 10-Q) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this release, and we expressly disclaim any obligation or undertaking to update forward-looking statements.
Investor Relations Contact:
Moriah Shilton, LHA Investor Relations 1-415-433-3777 RESN@lhai.com
Released December 18, 2018