Xperi Corporation Celebrates Opening of New Galway Office with Plans to Expand its Innovative R&D Team
06 September, 2019
Xperi Corporation, a Silicon Valley based, publicly traded technology company with two subsidiaries in Ireland – FotoNation in Galway and DTS in Limerick – celebrated the official opening of its new FotoNation office in Galway, Ireland. Through an increased commitment to research and development (R&D) investment in Ireland, Xperi’s DTS subsidiary plans to establish an innovation hub at its new Galway location. In addition, the Company is also working to expand its local engineering talent around high-potential growth initiatives, including premium audio, computational imaging, computer vision, and machine learning capabilities, just to name a few. These investments are expected to result in at least 50 new Ireland-based engineering positions over the next several years, with further R&D investment expected that would contribute to additional employment opportunities in Ireland. The expansion project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
With the opening of its latest FotoNation office in Galway, this location will now serve a a key innovation hub for Xperi. This will include supporting the development of FotoNation’s driver and in-cabin monitoring solutions and its participation in a 11-partner consortium that recently secured Horizon2020 approval for an ECSEL project (HELIAUS) relating to infrared technologies and its applications to autonomous vehicles. Additionally, Ireland serves as Xperi’s European headquarters, providing essential support to the Company’s teams across its sales, operations, and finance functions in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Romania, as well as servicing its international customer base.
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