NextInput Inc., a Milpitas, CA-based provider of MEMS-based force-sensing solutions for touch enabled devices, closed US$1.5m in funding.
Backers included Intel Capital, Takata Holdings, Steve Nasiri and the Band of Angels.
The company, which has now raised US$3m in capital, intends to use the funds to commercialize its solutions and pursue strategic opportunities with Intel in consumer electronics product categories.
Led by Ali Foughi, CEO, NextInput provides MEMS-based force-sensing solutions for touch enabled devices in Consumer, Wearable, IoT, Automotive, Industrial, Medical and other applications.
The company will begin mass production of ForceTouch solutions in the third quarter of calendar year 2015.