"To further the growth of our industrial end-market, we have acquired AXSEM, a provider of low-power radio frequency (RF) chips that enable wireless connectivity to support advanced functionality in the Internet of Things (IoT), automatic meter reading, home automation, sensor networks and satellite communication markets" said Bob Klosterboer, EVP, Application Products Group.
"Adding AXSEM's low-power RF chips, microcontroller technologies and system experience to our Applications Product Group is another step towards expanding the company's presence in the high-growth Industrial IoT segment."
AXSEM’s portfolio of low-power sub 1 gigahertz (GHz) RF solutions (SIGFOX, enocean, wireless M-Bus, AT and proprietary) enhance ON Semiconductor’s existing 2.4 GHz (ZigBee) and wired (MBus, KNX and HART) offerings. The AXSEM portfolio enables worldwide wireless connectivity and supports advanced functionality in the Internet of Things (IoT), automatic meter reading, home automation, sensor networks and satellite communication markets.
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