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NextInput is s a technology development company which provides MEMS-based force-sensing solutions. It creates methods of human-machine interaction and provides force sensing solutions to enable the next generation of intuitive, 3D human interface experience for a range of markets, including mobile, wearable, IoT, automotive, medical and industrial. 

HQMountain View, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.6
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)13(-18%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at NextInput

Ali Foughi

Ali Foughi

CEO & Founder
Michael Chang

Michael Chang

VP, Sales
Bill Calkins

Bill Calkins

Sr Director Finance
Daniel Benjamin

Daniel Benjamin

Director of New Product Introduction
Julius Tsai

Julius Tsai

Executive Director, R&D Solutions Engineering
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NextInput Office Locations

NextInput has offices in Mountain View, Milpitas, Southfield, Les Ulis and in 1 other location
Mountain View, CA, US (HQ)
980 Linda Vista Ave
Milpitas, CA, US
520 Alder Dr
Southfield, MI, US
1 Towne Square
Les Ulis, FR
6 Avenue des Andes
Zhubei City, TW
4F-8 No 65 Gaotie 7th Road
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NextInput Financials and Metrics

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NextInput total Funding

$28.2 m

NextInput latest funding size

$13 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

NextInput investors

NextInput's latest funding round in June 2018 was reported to be $13 m. In total, NextInput has raised $28.2 m
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NextInput News and Updates

Qorvo® Acquires Leading MEMS-based Sensor Solution Provider NextInput

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, announced today that it has acquired Mountain View, California-based NextInput, a pioneer in the emerging field of force-sensing solutions for human-machi…

NextInput Blogs

Smart Surfaces, Sensors, and the Future of Automotive HMI

Ali Foughi, NextInput CEO and Co-Founder Tom Gilbert, Executive Director Business Operations We are truly in the golden age of the automobile. Technological innovations over the past fifteen years have created the modern vehicles we see on the road today. These innovations have been key to improved …

ForceTouch™ Leading the TWS Evolution

Tom Gilbert, NextInput Executive Director, Business Operations Mitra Purpur, Communications Specialist True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbuds continue to grow as one of the fastest-growing segments of the Wearable market. IDC reports that in 2020, the “Hearables” portion of the Wearable market will reac…

NextInput Creates Cutting-Edge Technology to Make Public Spaces Safer from COVID-19

Ali Foughi, NextInput CEO and Co-Founder Mitra Purpur, Communications Specialist The threat of COVID-19 has caused many of us to wonder how we may safely touch public surfaces that are integral to our everyday tasks. Whether we are checking out at grocery stores, touching keypads at ATMs and fuel-fi…

NextInput’s New Touch Sensitive Button Replaces Physical Buttons

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – July 23, 2018 – NextInput, Inc., the leader in MEMS-based force sensing solutions, announced it has … Continue reading NextInput’s New Touch Sensitive Button Replaces Physical Buttons →

NextInput Disrupts Force Sensing

200% Higher Performance Drives New Applications MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – JULY 9, 2018 – NextInput, Inc., the leader in MEMS-based … Continue reading NextInput Disrupts Force Sensing →

NextInput Raises $13M in Series B Financing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – June 5, 2018 – NextInput, Inc., the leader in MEMS-based force-sensing solutions, announced today it has … Continue reading NextInput Raises $13M in Series B Financing →

NextInput Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was NextInput founded?

    NextInput was founded in 2012.

  • Who are NextInput key executives?

    NextInput's key executives are Ali Foughi, Michael Chang and Bill Calkins.

  • How many employees does NextInput have?

    NextInput has 13 employees.

  • Who are NextInput competitors?

    Competitors of NextInput include INSiAVA, Tronics Microsystems and Qeexo.

  • Where is NextInput headquarters?

    NextInput headquarters is located at 980 Linda Vista Ave, Mountain View.

  • Where are NextInput offices?

    NextInput has offices in Mountain View, Milpitas, Southfield, Les Ulis and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does NextInput have?

    NextInput has 5 offices.