Electronics Professionals, Teams & Organizations Honored at the 2017 Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards

Winners honored during a ceremony held alongside ESC Silicon Valley & BIOMEDevice San Jose, Dec. 5-7 at the San Jose Convention Center

Dec 6, 2017

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners of the 2017 Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards were announced, recognizing the best companies, products and people in today's electronics industry. Recipients of the awards, presented in partnership with EE Times and EDN, were honored during a ceremony held in conjunction with Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley and BIOMEDevice San Jose. 20 leading organizations and individuals were awarded within a range of categories spanning trending new products, design teams, executives, and more. To learn more about the 2017 ACE Awards, please visit: ubm-ace.com

Electronics Professionals, Teams & Organizations Honored at the 2017 Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards

"We are honored to recognize some of the brightest minds in the electronics industry for their impeccable achievements at the 2017 ACE Awards," said Nina Brown, vice president of events, UBM. "This is an industry that is continually on the cutting-edge of innovation and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to fully identify the impact that they are having on the world."

The 2017 ACE Awards Winners are:

Company of the Year

Achronix Semiconductor Corporation 

Executive of the Year

Sam Heidari- Quantenna

Design Team of the Year

NEO Tech - NEO Tech Design Services 

Internet of Things Product of the Year

Analog Devices - SmartMesh IP with Virtual Manager 

Tomorrow's Reality

Bedrock Automation - Bedrock Open Secure Automation System with Cybershield 2.0

Ultimate Products Category Winners:

Analog ICs

Analog Devices - LTC2947 


Maxim Integrated - MAX2175 Remote Tuner Solution 

Development Kits

Nordic Semiconductor - Nordic Thingy:52 

LEDs and Lighting

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors - IR OSLON - SFH 4735 


Marvell Technology Group - Marvell 88NV1160 DRAM-less SSD controller 

Passive, Interconnects and Electromechanical

Vishay Intertechnology - T59 Polymer Surface-Mount Chip Capacitors 


Maxwell Technologies - Maxwell Technologies Generator Starting Solutions (GSS) 

Processors (CPUs, MPUs, MCUs, SoC, FPGAs)

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation – PsoC 6 


Texas Instruments, Inc - mmWave 


Jungo Connectivity Ltd. - CoDriver

Test and Measurement Systems and Boards

Tektronix - 5 Series MSO


Maja Systems - 60Ghz CMOS Single Chip Transceiver 

The ACE Awards also honored Ajay Bhatt, Former Chief Architect at Intel and co-creator of USB, with the Lifetime Achievement Award; Jacob Beningo, Embedded Software Consultant, Beningo Embedded Group, with the Jim Williams Innovation and Education Award; and Daniel Beeker, principal engineer, NXP Semiconductor, with the ESC Speaker of the Year Award.

Connect with the ACE Awards: #ubmACEawards

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