Thalwil ZH – The Japanese company Renesas Electronics has licensed UWB technology developed by 3db Access, a start-up based in the Greater Zurich Area. Its aim here is to increase the security of smart homes as well as in applications related to other areas of the Internet of Things.

The start-up 3db Access has developed UWB (Ultra-Wide Band) technology. This technology can, for example, by used in locking systems for automobiles. Now, Renesas Electronicshas licensed the technology, as outlined in a press release. The Japanese company, which specializes in semiconductor solutions, intends to use the technology to make various applications within the field of the Internet of Things (IoT) more secure. Among other things, the company is seeking to improve safety in smart vehicles and homes.

During the development process for the new applications with UWB technology, Renesas Electronics will be collaborating with 3db Access. “We believe that our combined technical expertise, differentiated IP, and global operations will allow us to design the smallest and highest performance system solutions that provide secure distance ranging access to our customers’ next-generation products”, explains Amit Bavisi from Renesas Electronics.

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