Timeline

1960-65
Basic research; The First Silicon Sensor Beam, AE800

1965
Founding of Akers Electronics (AME)

1972
Design prize for the Patented and World's First Physiological Transducer, AE840, using a Disposable Dome
The first accelerometer, AE864, used mainly for defense applications

1973
Research on Micromachined Pressure Sensors

1980
Market release of AE880 Micromachined Pressure Sensor

1982
Research on Micromachined Accelerometers

1985
Spun off from AME and founding of SensoNor AS

1987
First production contract for S64a Crash Sensors

1988
Production start of SP80 Pressure Sensor for demanding aircraft applications in engine and air data controls

1989
Development start of Low-Cost Crash Sensor
SensoNor becomes sole owner of Wafer Fab

1991
Successful demonstration of world's first Fiber Optical resonating sensor for oil Well pressure and temperature Monitoring (FOWM)

1992

Production start of SA20 Low-Cost Crash Sensor
Listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange

1996
20 million SA20 crash sensors delivered

1998
Production start of SP13 Tyre Pressure Sensor

2000
Prototypes Rate Gyro, and 4th generation accelerometers, 1 and 2 axis

2002
More than 1 million SP13 TPMS sensors delivered

2003
Production start of SAR10 Gyro Sensor
Acquired 100% by Infineon Technologies AG
Delisting from Oslo Stock Exchange

2004
Production start of SP30 Tyre Pressure Sensor

2008
More than 200 million TPMS sensors delivered

2009
Split from Infineon Technologies AG and founding of Sensonor Technologies AS

2009
Production start of the High Performance Gyro Module STIM202 & STIM210

2011
Introduction of the Inertial Measurement Unit STIM300

2012
Founding of Sensonor AS with ownership by a Swiss based Investment group

Stavik AE800 AE880 SA20 SAR10