CML Agree Licence with SAE

Friday, December 15th 2017

We are pleased to announce that SAE Magnetics (HK) Ltd (SAE) has signed an agreement to licence the use of Cambridge Mechatronics Ltd (CML) patented technologies covering shape memory alloy (SMA) actuated autofocus (AF) and optical image stabilization (OIS) technologies. This represents the fifth major licensing agreement that CML has agreed for the use of these technologies in miniature camera modules.

Andy Osmant, Managing Director of CML said: “We are delighted that our SMA actuator designs have been licensed by such an outstanding supplier of high quality products to the Chinese smartphone market. This agreement is a positive step towards the widespread adoption of our SMA technology.”

Hong Tian, Chairman and CEO of SAE said: “Innovation is key to the future success of SAE and we believe our partnership with CML will allow us to offer our customers a wide range of actuator products based on this exciting new technology.”

About SAE: SAE are a world leading manufacturer of magnetic recording heads. It uses its core competence in ultra-precision manufacturing to deliver a wide range of products to high tech industries.

About CML: Cambridge Mechatronics Ltd is a high technology design and engineering company based in Cambridge, specializing in developing cutting edge shape memory alloy technology.