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Acconeer and Alps Alpine have entered into an MoU for a joint development agreement of Next-Generation Sensing Technology

Acconeer AB and Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. ("Alps Alpine") have today, April 24th 2020, entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (the "MoU") of a joint development agreement to develop next generation patented Pulse Coherent sensors, targeting a wide range of applications in the automotive, industrial and consumer segments including mobile phones. The MoU prescribes that Alps Alpine will contribute up to USD 7 million towards the development of the product and that Alps Alpine will receive exclusivity for the new product for the automotive market. The product is planned to be ready for production during 2023.

A legally binding final agreement is expected to be entered into during 2020. Subject to such agreement, payments are expected to commence in 2021 and end in 2023. Alps Alpine is a world-leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules and systems. Further information on Alps Alpine are set out at the bottom of this press release.

Lars Lindell, CEO of Acconeer, comments: "We have co-operated with Alps Alpine for several years and jointly won several design wins in the area of "presence detection" as well as "access control sensor" for cars. Now we have decided to take the next step in this co-operation combining Alps Alpine's competence and purchasing power in systems for cars with Acconeer's Pulsed Coherent radar technology."

For additional information, please contact:
Lars Lindell, CEO Acconeer, Phone: +46 10218 92 00, Mail: ir@acconeer.com

This information is information that Acconeer AB is required to disclose pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was provided, by the above contact person, for publication on April 24th 2020 at 10.00.

About Alps Alpine
Alps Alpine, a leading manufacturer of electronic components and automotive infotainment systems, has brought the world numerous "First 1" and "Number 1" products since its founding in 1948. The Alps Alpine Group currently operates 110 bases in 26 countries and regions, supplying roughly 40,000 different products and solutions to around 2,000 companies worldwide. Those offerings include devices such as switches, sensors, data communication modules, touch input panels, actuators and power inductors; electronic shifters, remote keyless entry systems and other automotive units; consumer electronics like car navigation and audio-visual systems; and systems and services such as digital keys based on smartphone app and blockchain technology, and remote monitoring.

In January 2019, Alps Electric Co., Ltd. and Alpine Electronics, Inc. integrated their businesses to embark on a new era as Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. Serving a diverse range of markets encompassing an automotive industry currently undergoing major transformation, the mobile and consumer electronics domains, through to energy, healthcare and industry markets, Alps Alpine will combine and build on core device technology established over many years in three areas - human-machine interfaces, SENSORING™ and connectivity - along with system design and software development capabilities to innovate value that brings comfort to and enriches the lives of people everywhere. For more information: https://www.alpsalpine.com/e/.

About Acconeer AB
Acconeer is a leading radar sensor company based in Lund, south Sweden, in Ideon, the country's hottest region for wireless technologies. Acconeer is developing a truly leading ultra-low power, high precision 3D sensor which will revolutionize the way that mobile devices interpret their surroundings. Acconeers ultra-low power and millimeter precision sensor will be a robust and cost-effective solution for applications ranging from virtual reality and gaming to security and robot control. Information from the sensor can also be used to identify different materials, these are just some examples of the wide range of possibilities of application areas for the sensor. Acconeer is listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market with the ticker code ACCON, Redeye is the company's Certified Advisor (CA) and can be reached via telephone +46 (0)8 121 576 90 or via mail certifiedadviser@redeye.se. For more information: www.acconeer.com

2020-06-23

Acconeer provides German start-up Packwise with radar sensor for their development of radar-based level measurement of IBC tanks. The interaction of two innovative solutions opens up new sustainable possibilities in container logistics, and the Dresden-based start-up Packwise and Acconeer are now working together. The A1 radar sensor is being used for the first time to measure fill level in a product targeting IBC tanks.

2020-06-21
Regulatory

The order relates to Acconeer's A111 radar sensor and the XR112 reference board. Digi-Key's global online platform, serving both global players as well as smaller local niche producers, remains an important distribution channel for Acconeer.

2020-06-18

Acconeer has successfully achieved the certification of the Quality and Environmental Management Systems under the ISO Standards 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 for development and sales of semiconductors, modules and software.

2020-06-12
Regulatory

The A1 sensor AEC - Q100 grade 3 qualification, which covers the temperatures -40°C - +85°C, has been completed a quarter ahead of previously announced plans.

2020-05-26
Regulatory

The order relates to Acconeer's A111 radar sensor. Chip Power Technology Corp. is a leading distributor in Taiwan and has been a part of Acconeer's global distributor network since June 2019. This is the first volume order from Taiwan, providing sensors to customers in the parking sensor segment.

2020-05-12
Regulatory

Acconeer has extended the agreement with Restar Electronics Corporation to include the Americas. Since July 2019 the two companies have a distributor agreement for the Japanese market, and the decision to extend it to the Americas comes as a natural result of the good progress seen in Japan.

2020-05-04
Regulatory

The board of directors of Acconeer AB ("Acconeer" or the "Company") has, in accordance with the Company's press release earlier today, with support of the authorization granted by the annual general meeting 14 April 2020, resolved on and carried out a new share issue of 4,062,000 shares (the "Directed New Share Issue"). The subscription price of the shares in the Directed New Share Issue amounts to SEK 16 per share. Through the Directed New Share Issue Acconeer will receive proceeds amounting to approximately SEK 65 million before deduction of transaction costs. The Directed New Share Issue was subscribed for by Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. and a number of institutional investors.

2020-05-04
Regulatory

Acconeer AB ("Acconeer" or the "Company") today announces its intention to carry out a directed new share issue of approximately SEK 60 million to Swedish and international institutional investors (the "Directed New Share Issue"). Alps Alpine Co., Ltd., a world-leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules, and systems for cars, has undertaken to subscribe for shares corresponding to a maximum of USD 3 million in the Directed New Share Issue.

2020-04-24
Regulatory

Acconeer AB and Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. ("Alps Alpine") have today, April 24th 2020, entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (the "MoU") of a joint development agreement to develop next generation patented Pulse Coherent sensors, targeting a wide range of applications in the automotive, industrial and consumer segments including mobile phones. The MoU prescribes that Alps Alpine will contribute up to USD 7 million towards the development of the product and that Alps Alpine will receive exclusivity for the new product for the automotive market. The product is planned to be ready for production during 2023.

2020-04-17
Regulatory

The order relates to the XM112 High Performance Module, and correlating connector board and lens kit. Digi-Key's global online platform, serving both global players as well as smaller local niche producers, remains an important distribution channel for Acconeer.

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