Synapticon at ROBOBusiness 2017 - Global Expansion Course of Embedded Systems Company Reaches China

"The move to Silicon Valley about two years ago was very important and valuable for us to consolidate our fundamental strategy, to observe new technologies and to understand them earlier. We have been able to expand our already existing network in this most innovative region in the world,"

Schönaich/Shanghai/Santa Clara 25th Sept. 2017 - Synapticon GmbH, a developer and manufacturer of embedded technology for motion control systems, is announcing the next step in its global expansion course at ROBOBusiness in Santa Clara, CA. The experts for Robotic Control Systems, headquartered in Schönaich near Stuttgart/Germany, will be opening offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, two years after the opening of the office in Redwood City, CA. The move to the east is of great strategic importance for the young tech company, which is presenting its technology at the ROBOBusiness at booth #317 from 27th till 28th September.

"The move to Silicon Valley about two years ago was very important and valuable for us to consolidate our fundamental strategy, to observe new technologies and to understand them earlier. We have been able to expand our already existing network in this most innovative region in the world," explains Nikolai Ensslen, founder and CEO of Synapticon. "With our robotic control systems, we have now developed technologies and products that are of great competitive value for manufacturers of robots and automation technology. By founding the Hong Kong subsidiary and opening the sales office in Shanghai, we are optimizing our ability to serve this largest market for industrial robotics."

Following a capital increase at the beginning of the current year, Synapticon has clearly positioned itself in the area of Robotic Control Systems. The refined focus is on embedded systems for drive technology, motion control and motion planning in robotics, to offer customers a complete platform for future-proof technology: Synapticon summarizes this in its new slogan "Intelligent Robotic Motion". The company primarily addresses the manufacturers of industrial robot arms and driverless transport systems for use in manufacturing companies, as well as the manufacturers of professional service robots and robotic products for consumers.

With its "Embedded Robotics Platform", Synapticon provides standard products such as system-on-chips, electronic modules as well as associated software components and development tools. Under the category "Robotic Solutions", Synapticon offers software for controlling robot arms and software for autonomous navigation as well as hardware such as robot-specific sensors and integrated drives, which can be adapted to the individual needs of the customers. By combining these products and solution components, Synapticon provides manufacturers of robotic end products (OEMs), such as stationary robot arms and mobile robots, with targeted solutions.

"Our strengths lie in the performance and ease of integration of our technology, the approach of decentralization and the focus on robotic applications. We have developed a portfolio that allows manufacturers to go seamlessly from prototype to mass production. The products of the companies that use our technology achieve the highest performance and convince through optimized production costs, simplified engineering and thus a very short time-to-market ", summarizes Nikolai Ensslen. "In order to get even better here and to be close to the hotspots of development, we are now permanently present in the USA as well as in China."

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About Synapticon GmbH - Robotic Control Systems
Synapticon GmbH, established 2010, is a young embedded systems company based in Schönaich near Stuttgart/Germany and in Silicon Valley (Redwood City, CA). The technology of the company enables Intelligent Robotic Motion and includes hardware and software for networked control systems. Customers benefit from Synapticon's cross-domain expertise and the powerful, highly flexible products. These enable turn-key solutions for industrial robotics, autonomous vehicles, smart industrial automation and special applications in the automation.
Synapticon's portfolio comprises the product lines SOMANET, LONA and LINK. This allows developers of robotic systems to easily configure, set up and program distributed control systems, in which motor and motion control, acquisition of sensor data, intelligent data processing and autonomous navigation are fully integrated.
Synapticon has grown organically in recent years. The company now has:
• More than 50 employees, two thirds of whom are engineers and software developers
• A recently enlarged, new headquarters in Germany
• Branch offices in Silicon Valley and in China
• Development and product partnerships with several international companies
• A broad portfolio of products, solutions and services
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