Murata signs sales agreement with Crocus Technology for TMR sensors

1/6/2020

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.(“the Company”) has entered into a sales agreement with Crocus Technology (Crocus) at the end of December 2019 for the exclusive right to sell select Crocus TMR sensor products (the “Products”) in Japan, China, Taiwan and Korea (the “Territory”), and the non-exclusive right to sell the Products worldwide outside the Territory.

Crocus’ TMR sensor products take advantage of monolithic technology enabling the magnetic sensor to be fully integrated on top of a proprietary CMOS lithography process which in turn simplifies the manufacturing flow and achieves higher levels of integration and performance metrics.

These Crocus TMR sensors have high sensitivity and low noise plus nano-level low power consumption and offer high reliability and stable magnetic performance over temperature and outstanding robustness under extreme operating environments. These TMR sensors are an ideal sensing solution for IoT and industrial applications.

Applicable products : CT1xx series and CT3xx series. Refer to Crocus Technology’s website URL for product details

About Crocus Technology

Crocus Technology develops and supplies magnetic sensors and embedded memory solutions based on its patented TMR sensor technology, the Magnetic Logic UnitTM (MLUTM). Crocus’ magnetic sensors bring significant advantages to industrial and consumer electronic applications requiring high sensitivity, stable temperature performance, low power and low cost. Crocus is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has an office in Grenoble, France. For more information, please visit https://www.crocus-technology.com.

Explanation of terms

TMR: Tunnel Magneto Resistance


Murata in Brief

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. For more information, visit Murata's website at www.murata.com