CallGate enables businesses and consumers to push targeted data services to smartphones via the smartphone’s voice channel. The company’s technology allows enterprises to improve customer service, increase revenues, and lower operating costs through more efficient and effective call center operations. Using the CallGate app, sales agents and call centers are able to connect seamlessly with customers using a rich variety of media options during and after phone calls.
Essess provides automated energy assessments for buildings. The company provides SaaS based solutions that collect and analyze building energy efficiency performance information and building economics (mortgage, commute cost, insurance, other utilities, etc.) related to all individual buildings across large geographic regions. Their technology allows the company to efficiently gather thermal images for entire cities across the USA using a multispectral imaging device on top of a vehicle.
Khancera develops high performance products for the automotive and industrial diesel engine markets. The company has developed an innovative Diesel Engine Particulate Filter (DPF). The revolutionary product design enables low cost manufacturing while maintaining high performance. Its products are targeting the global market but initially Korea and China.
Minigate develops a platform technology that interlinks desktop PCs and mobile handsets. Its mobile widgets allow mobile users to access real time Internet contents and applications that are linked with desktop PCs. Its technology enables carriers and consumer device manufactures to offer various applications and services to their customers. Key applications include IPTV interactivity, MP3 music services for wireless carriers, and device-accessed digital mall services.
Palo Alto, CA
Mobeam is transforming mobile commerce with its patented light based communications technology. Mobeam overcomes the technical barrier preventing mobile phones from interacting with laser scanners and provides universal access at point of sale (POS), enabling the transmission of coupons, gift cards, tickets, and other barcode data at retailers worldwide. Mobeam powers new capabilities for existing mobile phone designs, and requires no changes to POS infrastructure.
Nexia Device is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in the design of multimedia non-memory semiconductors. Nexia Device currently leads the market of semiconductor chips for processing among the global digital voice recorder market and domestic language learning devices for toddlers and children. The company has provided the Chinese and Korean market with quality innovative solutions that result in low voltage and high sound quality for MP3 players.
El Segundo, CA
OGPlanet is an online gaming publisher and community portal. The company brings casual massively multiplayer online (MMO) and downloadable PC games from Korea to markets in the US and Europe. Although OGPlanet’s games are free-to-play, the company allows players to purchase in-game enhancements. The company’s broad genre of games includes SD Gundam Capsule Fighter, Rumble Fighter, Cabal Online, La Tale Red Stone, Heroes of the Realm, Gundog, and Lost Saga.
Santa Clara, CA
Precursor Energetics is a novel materials developer for a variety of industrial applications. From touch screen panels and LEDs to photovoltaics and advanced batteries, materials innovation is a key driver of commercial success in the energy and electronics markets. Precursor Energetics delivers innovative, high performance materials for device manufacturers in these fields and enables users to achieve higher device efficiencies, more consistent performance, and lower manufacturing costs.
Relay2 is a developer of cloud-based WIFI Access Point (AP) Controllers. This software-based solution enables the deployment and management of APs at large scale by minimizing the need for IT professionals’ involvement. By converting the physical controller into a cloud-based software solution, Relay2 can provide enterprise-class APs for the SMB and Enterprise market without the cost and overhead requirement of IT staff.
Menlo Park, CA
Vapro develops breakthrough thermal management solutions for electronics. Existing thermal management solutions for CPUs and GPUs are often limiting device performances. Heat Pipes have reached the upper limit of effectiveness and Vapor Chambers are too expensive for the mass market. Vapro has developed a novel cooling solution combining the benefits of Heat Pipes and Vapor Chambers. Its solution is based on a 20-year research and is protected with a strong patent portfolio.
Creative Design Systems
Santa Clara, CA
Creative Design Systems provides a hot-pluggable thin-server solution enabling the NT and Unix network attached storage markets. The company addresses the market need for cost-effective and high-performance solutions for data access.
San Francisco, CA
DemandTec provides pricing optimization software for retail stores with large numbers of SKUs. Its algorithm leverages differences in price elasticity for different SKUs to optimize storewide profitability.
(Acq/ Primus / ATG)
Mountain View, CA
Imparto develops marketing automation software enabling enterprises to manage web content, with tools to keep sites up-to-date, manage outbound email campaigns, and reduce time spent on administrative details.
Impli delivers information, entertainment, and advertising to customers waiting in line. Impli's screens are placed at gas pump islands, in checkout lanes, at store registers, and at ATMs and capture and hold consumers' attention.
IPivot provides an intelligent content routing load-balancer that increases the reliability, performance, and scalability of web-sites, e-commerce servers and corporate intranets.
Persist provides application-centric storage software for enterprises who need simple, high-performance solutions for scalable content management. With Persist, users can cost-effectively store and retrieve high volumes of static content.
ProfitLogic provides markdown optimization software for retailers in the fashion industry. ProfitLogic processes sales data and, using advanced algorithms, provides pricing markdown solutions to optimize net income for its retailer customers.
(Acq/ Natl Semiconductor)
Vivid Semiconductor designs and markets mixed-signal analog integrated circuits for high volume computer and consumer applications. The company developed a patented process for manufacturing extended voltage ICs using a standard digital CMOS process.
ZANTAZ provides digital Safe archiving servics and patent-pending Indexing Technology, and a Rapid Response Professional Services team that help clients capture, restore, archive, and instantly retrieve electronic documents, while complying with governmental and industry regulations.