Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q. What is being announced?
A. On October 5th, 2020 Inpixon (Nasdaq: INPX) announced it will acquire Nanotron Technologies GmbH (nanotron), a subsidiary to Sensera Ltd. (Sensera). Read the press release or see Inpixon’s Current Report on Form 8K, which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, in connection with this transaction.
Q. What nanotron assets were acquired?
A. The transaction consists of the acquisition of Sensera’s IoT Solutions division including 100% of the outstanding shares of nanotron which would include all products, technologies, customer contracts, partnership agreements, patents and intellectual property associated with the Sensera IoT Solutions division.
Q. Who is nanotron and what are their products?
A.nanotron, is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has established itself over the past two decades as a leading provider of electronic location awareness solutions for real-time location systems (RTLS) and indoor and outdoor positioning solutions utilizing both industry-standard technologies, such as ultra-wideband (UWB), and patented proprietary wireless communication technologies, such as Chirp Spread Spectrum (CSS). nanotron was named by MarketsandMarkets as one of the vendors dominating in the global UWB market along with Apple, Samsung, Decawave, NXP and others.
Q. Who is Inpixon and what are their products?
A. Inpixon (Nasdaq: INPX), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is an Indoor Intelligence™ company that specializes in capturing, interpreting and giving context to indoor data so it can be translated into actionable intelligence. The company’s indoor location and data platform ingests diverse data from IoT, third-party and proprietary sensors designed to detect and position active cellular, Wi-Fi, UWB and Bluetooth devices. Paired with a high-performance data analytics engine, patented algorithms, and advanced mapping technology, Inpixon’s solutions enable users to harness the power of indoor data to make indoor spaces smarter, safer and more secure.
Q. What are the benefits of the acquisition to Inpixon and its stakeholders?
A. TThe addition of nanotron, the IoT Solutions technologies and the team that develops and supports them is a pivotal and transformative step in Inpixon's mission to be the global leader for Indoor Intelligence. nanotron is recognized as an industry leader and its patented technology to detect and position assets using Chirp Spread Spectrum and UWB will immediately add to Inpixon’s RF experience. With deployments of thousands of tags, a rich partner and distribution network, modular hardware and software we will have many more use cases to enable for our customers.
Q. What are the benefits of the acquisition to nanotron and its stakeholders?
A. Jibestream will become part of a larger organization where it can leverage more breadth and depth of resources to support sales, marketing, development, support, and back-office initiatives. Jibestream clients will also benefit from having access to Inpixon’s Indoor Positioning Analytics (IPA) technology, IPA sensors, video surveillance solutions, and GPS offerings creating potential cross-selling opportunities. Jibestream will also be able to leverage Inpixon’s established global reseller partner program further expanding Jibestream’s global reach.
Q. What is the product roadmap?
A. Current and in development nanotron solutions will be maintained, supported and enhanced. The companies' respective product development efforts will continue as previously planned, and the teams will work together to develop a product roadmap and new products that leverage potential synergies.
Q. Are the IoT Solutions division employees joining Inpixon?
A. Yes. Inpixon considers the IoT Solutions team to be highly talented, and business continuity is of utmost importance. Inpixon’s intent is to empower its employees, to provide opportunities for growth and development, and to value their input and contributions in moving the business forward.
Q. What will happen to current nanotron customers/partners? Will pricing, licensing, support or other agreements change?
A. All existing licensing, support and service arrangements will continue without interruption. All customers will continue to work with their respective existing support and service contacts. Business continuity and excellent customer service will continue.
Q. Who should customers or partners call for support?
A. IoT Solutions customers/partners should continue with their primary contact and representative for support, and Inpixon customers and partners should continue to contact their Inpixon contacts and representatives.
Q. Where can I get more information?
A. Please refer to the following resources for further information:
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