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About Bigfoot Networks

Bigfoot Networks, develops technologies to fight lag in online games. The company aims to enhance Internet-based online game experiences in multiplayer action games. The company's hardware and software solutions are targeted at gamer PCs and game hosting servers. Powered by its patent pending Lag and Latency Reduction (LLR) technology, the flagship Killer NIC is the industry's first network interface card (NIC) designed specifically to improve PC game network performance for a smoother, more responsive online game experience. In September 2011, Bigfoot Networks was acquired by Qualcomm. The valuation of Bigfoot Networks was undisclosed. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Headquarters Location

255 Shoreline Drive Suite 610

Redwood City, California, 94065,

United States


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Expert Collections containing Bigfoot Networks

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Bigfoot Networks Patents

Bigfoot Networks has filed 1 patent.

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Network protocols, Computer network security, Computer networking, MacOS, File sharing networks


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Network protocols, Computer network security, Computer networking, MacOS, File sharing networks



Latest Bigfoot Networks News

Intel buys Rivet Networks

May 21, 2020

Intel has bought Rivet Networks supplier of the Killer accelerated networking products and with which Inteln has been working on gigabit Ethernet networking chips, Wi-Fi 6 add-in cards and CNVi CRF laptop modules. In 2011, under a previous name  – Bigfoot Networks – Rivet was bought by Qualcomm and later on divested. Rivet will be folded into Intel’s Wireless Solutions Group within the Client Computing Group and its CEO Mike Cubbage will become senior director of connectivity innovations. Rivet will strengthen Intel Ethernet portfolio. Recommended Articles Subscribe Comment EW BrightSparks Electronics Weekly teams up with RS Components to highlight the brightest young electronic engineers in the UK today. Latest Comments Don’t miss out on EW Newsletters Get our news, blogs and comments straight to your inbox! Sign up for the Electronics Weekly newsletters: Mannerisms, Gadget Master and the Daily and Weekly roundups. About Us Electronics Weekly is the market leading and longest-established electronics magazine, read in print and online by key decision makers throughout the industry for more than 50 years. Electronics Weekly is at the heart of the electronics industry and is reaching an audience of more than 120,000 people each month. It also organises the prestigious Elektra Awards. Copyright ©2020 Electronics Weekly |News|Products|Blogs|Jobs - Owned by Emap, Southern House, CR0 1XG (020 39532600) Terms and Conditions Privacy policy By using this website you are consenting to the use of cookies. Electronics Weekly is owned by Metropolis International Group Limited, a member of the Metropolis Group; you can view our privacy and cookies policy here . Accept

Bigfoot Networks Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Bigfoot Networks founded?

    Bigfoot Networks was founded in 2004.

  • Where is Bigfoot Networks's headquarters?

    Bigfoot Networks's headquarters is located at 255 Shoreline Drive, Redwood City.

  • What is Bigfoot Networks's latest funding round?

    Bigfoot Networks's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Bigfoot Networks raise?

    Bigfoot Networks raised a total of $16.96M.

  • Who are the investors of Bigfoot Networks?

    Investors of Bigfoot Networks include Qualcomm, North Bridge Venture Partners, Palomar Ventures, Raven Venture Partners and Venio Capital Partners.

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