Business ExpandingKinetic Technologies K.K., a semiconductor manufacturer originated from the U.S., establishes its sales and R&D base in Chiba Prefecture

Jul 09, 2021

Kinetic Technologies K.K.External site: a new window will open. is a Japanese subsidiary of Kinetic Technologies based in San Jose, California, U.S.. The company designs and sells proprietary high-performance analog semiconductor products and mixed-signal semiconductor products.

Establishment
2020/03
Destination
Chiba , Chiba city

  • Machinery & Semiconductor
  • USA

The company has been a major supplier to many companies with its proprietary power supply control and protection circuit technologies patented in many fields, including power supply/protection ICs, driver ICs, and wireless charging power supply ICs. It also offers a wide variety of converter ICs that bridge display ports with conventional analog A/V interfaces or digital A/V interfaces such as HDMI, as well as many other products with unique functions and performance that conform to the latest video standards. The establishment of an R&D base in Japan by the company with such advanced technologies will contribute to the sophistication of Japanese semiconductor industry.

At the end of 2019, the company acquired the smart connectivity division of MegaChips Corporation, a Japanese semiconductor manufacturer, and established Kinetic Technologies K.K. in March 2020. In August 2020, it established a Japanese subsidiary office in Chiba Prefecture and began full-scale business operation in Japan.

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