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Reducing Time to Market | OnScale FEA Webinar

Join OnScale and Silterra to learn how OnScale has been adopted into their design process of Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers (PMUTs). We’ll be showing exciting PMUT results that are obtained in project collaboration with Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) with mutual designs, measurements and joint papers and conference publications.

In recent years the standardization of MEMS manufacturing processes has enabled new developments in ultrasonic sensing technology for various applications ranging from automotive, medical and IoT application. In particular, the smartphone industry employing ultrasonic biometrics has seen significant growth, with 1.6 billion smartphones being forecast to be shipped with fingerprint sensing technology by 2020! Bringing new technology to market is often an expensive process in terms of R&D costs and effort spanning over many years. To virtually prototype a design utilizing legacy simulation tools is simply not feasible, nor practical, due to the low efficiency solver technology and hardware bottlenecks.

OnScale is providing a new solution to engineering simulations and in collaboration with SilTerra, a pure play global semiconductor foundry, we are excited to present our Reducing Time to Market for New Fingerprint Sensor Technology with Cloud-Based Simulation Webinar!

Register for this webinar on Tue, Jun 4, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM BST.

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