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Swave Photonics Names Mike Noonen as CEO to Lead Metaverse Innovator’s Next Stage of Growth

Semiconductor Industry Veteran Takes the Helm as Company’s Disruptive, Scalable Holographic eXtended Reality Chip Technology Gains Traction in AR/VR/XR Applications

About Mike Noonen

Mike Noonen has 30 years of experience leading technology businesses resulting in two IPOs and multiple acquisitions. Most recently Noonen was CEO of MixComm, which was acquired by Sivers Semiconductors earlier this year. He is currently a board director with SES.ai (NYSE:SES) and SK Growth Opportunities Corporation (NASDAQ: SKGR). Noonen was the Chairman and co-founder of Silicon Catalyst, the world’s first semiconductor incubator.  He also has held executive roles at GlobalFoundries, NXP Semiconductors, National Semiconductor, Cisco Systems and 8×8. He previously served on the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) board of directors.  He holds a BSEE from Colorado State University and multiple patents in the areas of Internet telephony and video communications.

About Swave HXR Technology

Swave’s Holographic eXtended Reality (HXR) technology is the Holy Grail of the metaverse, delivering lifelike, high-resolution 3D images indistinguishable from reality. Swave’s HXR technology projects lifelike holographic images that eliminate today’s AR/VR/XR challenges of focal depth and eye tracking, so viewers can easily focus on nearby and faraway objects. Most importantly, the HXR chips are manufactured using standard CMOS technology, which enables cost-effective scaling.

Swave technology can also power holographic headsets that deliver immersive 3D AR/VR/XR experiences with stunning high resolution, perfect depth of focus and 180-degree to 360-degree viewing angles, all without the headaches experienced by users of conventional headsets. Applications powered by HXR gigapixel technology will be capable of passing the visual Turing test in which virtual reality is practically indistinguishable from real-world images that humans see with their own eyes.

Swave is expanding its management and engineering teams and hiring in key areas. Visit swave.io to learn more about career opportunities.

About Swave

Swave Photonics is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, and markets holographic chips based on proprietary diffractive photonics technology. Its mission is to bring the metaverse to life and enable display manufacturers and content creators to disrupt the visualization market with immersive, ultra-high-resolution, lifelike, true holographic displays. Swave envisions a world where holographic displays give everyone the power to visualize the impossible, collaborate and accomplish more. www.swave.io