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Timeline

Sensonor since 1960

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