Cohda Wireless is a venture-funded wireless technology company headquartered in Australia that has developed standards-compliant intellectual property (IP) that enables semiconductor and system vendors to overcome the limitations of existing and proposed wireless standards in order to improve the economics of city-wide networks, while increasing the mobility, robustness and range of their systems.
·Re-vectored R&D efforts from a proprietary OFDM PHY to a standards-compliant approach
oNovel approach to chip architecture to enable 802.11 unnatural acts
oResulted in the development of fundamental new IP in the area of time-domain channel estimation, frequency domain synchronization, and channel estimation tracking.
oApplicable to WiFi, WiMAX, DVB-H, 3GPP LTE
oNamed co-inventor on patent filing (“Improving Performance in a Communications Network”)
·October 2006 - Australian Prov. 2006905618
·Closed Series A round at a pre-money valuation of AU$9.25m, an 85% increase in valuation from seed round.
·Negotiated and signed technology licensing deal with Motorola (NPV > $3m) in December 2007
·Secured paid DSRC trials with leading automotive and wireless semiconductor OEMs
·Demonstrated thought leadership around key themes (e.g. “The Industry’s Dirty Little Secret”)
· Broad interest from press and analysts resulting in many briefings, articles and invitations to present at industry events (http://search.msn.com/results.aspx?q=%2bsuter+%2bcohda&FORM=RCRE2).