NextInput Achieves PPAP Certification With 3 Global Automotive Suppliers

Originally published on Business Wire.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -NextInput, Inc., the leader in MEMS-based sensing solutions, today announced it has passed the Production Part Approval Process, or PPAP, at a third global Automotive Tier-1 supplier. PPAP is based on a comprehensive evaluation of a supplier’s devices and process controls to ensure the products meet the Automotive OEMs’ stringent quality requirements. With the completion of PPAP, NextInput devices are added to the Approved Vendor List (AVL), allowing Tier-1 designers to use the components across multiple projects and applications.

With zero device failures and over thirty million units shipped, Automotive OEMs and Tier-1s have accelerated their adoption of NextInput solutions. NextInput has secured design-wins in 10 vehicles produced by 8 OEMs and has built a strong opportunity pipeline to feed continued growth in multiple applications.

“I am excited that NextInput will be in mass production with 8 vehicles in 2021. This is made possible by our disruptive technology and completion of PPAPs, recognizing NextInput as an innovative and reliable automotive supplier worldwide,” says Ali Foughi, NextInput CEO and Founder. “We are at an inflection point in the adoption of smart interiors to enable a superior cabin experience, with NextInput at the forefront of this paradigm shift.”

About NextInput

NextInput, Inc., headquartered in the Silicon Valley, provides MEMS-based sensing solutions for the Automotive, Consumer, Mobile, Robotics, IoT, Medical and Industrial markets.

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Ali Foughi, CEO & Founder
NextInput, Inc.
980 Linda Vista Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043

Allie joined Sierra Ventures in 2019 to lead Marketing efforts for the firm and partner with portfolio companies to drive awareness and provide insights on their marketing strategy. Allie has a background in business and marketing strategy, working with early-stage startups, agencies, venture firms, nonprofits, and political campaigns. Her experience includes forming and running a nonprofit, working as VP of Marketing at a Blockchain company, working in the Entertainment Industry, and managing Fortune 500 business accounts in the gaming and entertainment space. Allie holds a BA in Communication Studies from UCLA and is also a certified Yoga and Meditation teacher. Outside of work she enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking, and reading.

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