RCL announces the sale of Pod Group to Giesecke+Devrient

RCL is pleased to announce the sale of Pod Group, the world’s first IoT Enterprise Network Operator (ENO), to Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), a global security technology group headquartered in Munich. Combination of Enterprise Focused IoT Connectivity and Secure eSIM Technology Set to Accelerate IoT Adoption Cambridge/Munich, July 7th 2021 – Pod Group, the world’s first IoT Enterprise Network Operator (ENO), has today …

Acquisition of Inflowmatix Ltd by SUEZ SA

RCL is pleased to announce the sale of Inflomatix Ltd., a leading provider of high-frequency pressure data and associated edge analytics to support near real-time operational and asset management decisions for water utilities worldwide, to SUEZ SA. SUEZ accelerates the deployment of digital solutions to improve networks performance worldwide by acquiring Inflowmatix SUEZ SA announces the acquisition of Inflowmatix Ltd. …

Lasers Report

The photonics industry is maturing and growing, even in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic. There have been multiple megamergers between the top players, along with significant investments and constant innovation across the globe. The Laser portion of the photonics market is more than playing its part, with multiple laser companies reporting increased revenue and profitability over the COVID …

ficonTEC Press Release

Press release, Corporate News Investment agreement to support cooperation between ficonTEC Service and RoboTechnik Intelligent Technology Achim, Germany [December 2020] – ficonTEC Service GmbH, a leading global supplier of highly automated production machine systems for photonic device assembly and test, has entered into and implemented a structured investment agreement with RoboTechnik Intelligent Technology. Struck with a strong ‘think global, act …

Tips for Cross-Continental Deals During and After COVID-19

2020 must be the weirdest year for most people in their whole life yet. The COVID-19 has huge impacts to every people over the world on their daily life and work mode. The lockdowns make contacts in person difficult. Except e-commerce, almost all the other types of business and transaction suffer. However, M&A and fund raising are not really undermined, …

Hitachi Rail to acquire railway technology firm Perpetuum to accelerate UK digitisation strategy

Hitachi Rail Ltd has announced today that it has agreed to acquire Perpetuum, a technology firm that is pioneering digital technology to optimise railway operations, offering improved efficiency, safety and quality of service. The move supports Hitachi Rail’s vision to provide superior transport solutions by using digital technology designed to improve the reliability of thousands of passenger services across the …

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RCL Display Industry Report

In this report we look at the Display industry, including key technologies, history, use-cases, market, ecosystem, manufacturing process, investment, M&A activity, as well as RCL’s view of the future of displays. We also highlight key companies involved all the way from R&D level to consumer electronics providers. In a separate report, we will further examine the technology roadmap. Click here …

Unified Positioning & Tracking 2.0

Technology advancements over the past decade in mobile wireless communications and geospatial positioning, combined with the emergence of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and miniature low-power sensors, have given rise to an exciting new genre of products and greenfield market opportunities, not the least of which includes the evolution of the Internet of Things (“IoT”) and autonomous vehicles. Among the building-block technologies …

Silicon Photonics Report

This report looks at Silicon Photonics from a communication and datacom perspective. It is becoming clear that the attributes that make Silicon Photonics compelling for communication/datacom also apply to the sensor market. We will look at the sensor market in a separate report, but our understanding of the market, verified by our visit to Photonics West, is that the sensor …