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PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT: Acconeer selected as Cool Vendor by Gartner

The radar technology company Acconeer AB was one of three companies named Cool Vendor in Novel Sensors in Gartners 2018 Cool Vendors research report. Acconeers radar sensor is based on a unique patented technology enabling millimeter accuracy with very low power consumption with a footprint of only 29 mm2. The small size and low power consumption are ideal for integration into compact battery- driven and mobile devices.

A Cool Vendor is defined by Gartner as a small company offering a technology or service that is:

Innovative – enables users to do things they couldn’t do before Impactful – has or will have a business impact, not just technology for its own sake Intriguing – has caught Gartner’s interest during the past six months

Gartner points out that the report recognizes “‘three sensors with recent technology breakthroughs and design innovations, providing technology product managers with a new perspective about using sensors to advance future products and services.” Every year, Gartner issues an annual report that recognizes innovative vendors, their products and technology.

“To be selected by Gartner as a Cool Vendor is a true honor and we see it as another important recognition of our unique technology. This in combination with the positive feedback we receive from our customers is a clear sign that our technology will have an impact going forward”, says Lars Lindell, CEO of Acconeer.


For additional information, please contact:

Lars Lindell, CEO Acconeer, Phone+46 10218 92 00, Mail:


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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 Stockholm with the ticker code ACCON, Redeye is the company’s Certified Advisor (CA).