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About Sony Semiconductor Israel

Sony Semiconductor Israel is a provider of Cellular IoT chipsets. Sony Semiconductor chipsets can be found in wearables, vehicle telematics, smart utility meters, personal & logistics trackers, home appliances, consumer electronics, and many other IoT devices.On January 21, 2016, Sony Semiconductor Israel was acquired by Sony. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Sony Semiconductor Israel Headquarter Location

6 Ha'harash Street P.O Box 7158

Hod Hasharon, 4524079,



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Sony Semiconductor Israel Patents

Sony Semiconductor Israel has filed 31 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Wireless networking
  • Capacitors
  • Computer memory
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Sensors, Electronic circuits, Capacitors, Analog circuits, Image sensors


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Latest Sony Semiconductor Israel News

floLIVE Introduces A New iSIM Providing Regulatory-Compliant Global Connectivity For Connecting IoT devices At Scale

Jan 12, 2022

Share floLIVE, a leading IoT connectivity provider of advanced 5G network solutions and a full suite of cloud-based global connectivity services, announced it has collaborated with Kigen – a global leader in eSIM and iSIM security, and Sony Semiconductor Israel (Sony) – a leading Cellular IoT chipset provider. The three vendors have successfully developed an advanced, state-of-the-art solution based on Sony’s Altair cellular IoT chipset ALT1250 with an integrated SIM (iSIM) powered by Kigen’s iSIM OS and embedded with floLIVE’s global connectivity. The new solution leverages the benefits brought by iSIM technology of lower size, cost, and efficient communications, combined with an advanced LPWA chipset for NB-IoT and CAT-M and local breakouts – all contributing to improving latency and extending battery life – key requirements for modern IoT use cases. floNET is floLIVE’s global connectivity service; through a globally distributed array of core mobile network instances, it provides enterprise customers with localized connectivity that adheres to privacy and data sovereignty regulations (e.g., GDPR), and is permanent roaming safe. “Our joint solution is a unique offering in the IoT space, and will be a model for other solutions in the market,” said Nir Shalom , CEO floLIVE. “We are proud to have the opportunity to partner with Sony and Kigen to leverage our highly-effective over-the-air multi-IMSI solution that is in line with Sony’s own target to extend battery life and optimize data usage, and Kigen’s advanced, highly-secure integrated SIM OS.” This collaboration is a significant step in floLIVE’s growth as a global connectivity leader, and in the worldwide need for innovative, iSIM-based connectivity solutions that meet new business needs. Related Posts “Sony is at the forefront of the next generation of connected devices, and to make that happen, we collaborate with vendors who have new approaches to enabling IoT connectivity”, said Aviv Castro, VP Business Development at Sony Semiconductor Israel. “floLIVE offers broad global coverage in our target markets and can address local regulatory challenges. This not only encourages IoT adoption, but also supports specific customer requirements for privacy and scale.” Having developed its own global software connectivity infrastructure, floLIVE can customize any element of the solution to meet specific customer requirements. The solution supports additional cellular technologies such as 5G, for future use cases. “Kigen initiated the iSIM technology with a vision to simplify the manufacture of global IoT products and scale seamlessly,” said Vincent Korstanje, CEO at Kigen. “This collaboration with Sony and floLIVE combines the best of security through Kigen iSIM OS with out of the box LPWAN connectivity on proven iSIM chipset so OEMs can focus on meeting regulatory and local market needs.”

  • When was Sony Semiconductor Israel founded?

    Sony Semiconductor Israel was founded in 2005.

  • Where is Sony Semiconductor Israel's headquarters?

    Sony Semiconductor Israel's headquarters is located at 6 Ha'harash Street, Hod Hasharon.

  • What is Sony Semiconductor Israel's latest funding round?

    Sony Semiconductor Israel's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Sony Semiconductor Israel raise?

    Sony Semiconductor Israel raised a total of $124M.

  • Who are the investors of Sony Semiconductor Israel?

    Investors of Sony Semiconductor Israel include Sony, Celesta Capital, SanDisk Ventures, Jerusalem Global Ventures, Jerusalem Venture Partners and 8 more.

  • Who are Sony Semiconductor Israel's competitors?

    Competitors of Sony Semiconductor Israel include Brite Semiconductor and 4 more.

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