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Adesto Technologies Corp.

Provider of solutions to enable intelligent control of connected things.


Adesto is a provider of application-specific semiconductors and embedded systems for the IoT and industrial IoT. The company focuses on devices used in industrial, consumer, communications and medical applications, among others.

Adesto’s product portfolio includes IoT edge servers, routers, network nodes and communications modules, in addition to analog, digital and non-volatile memory technologis that are sold as discrete products, ASICs, distributed network systems and IP cores. It also develops software, SDKs, tools and system solutions to reduce time to market.

  • HQ: Santa Clara, Calif., USA
  • Founded: 2006
  • Founders: Narbeh Derhacobian, Shane Hollmer, Ishai Naveh
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Acquisition by Dialog Semiconductor for $500 million pending in February 2020. [Press Release]


October 2010: Qimonda AG’s intellectual property and patents related to Conductive Bridging Random Access Memory (CBRAM) technology. The agreement includes the purchase of 30 CBRAM patent families and the licensing of additional undisclosed patents.

October 2012: Atmel’s Serial Flash product families, including the company’s AT45xxx “DataFlash” and AT25xxx “BIOS Flash”product lines and associated patents.

May 2018: S3 Semiconductors, a supplier of mixed-signal and RF ASICs and a library of design IP, for approximately $35 million, with an additional earn-out provision.

September 2018: Echelon Corporation, a developer of open-standard networking platforms for connecting, monitoring and controlling devices in commercial and industrial applications. The deal was valued at a total equity value of approximately $45 million, and a total enterprise value of about $30 million.

  • Type: Company


In-Memory Computing


Memory In Microcontrollers