|The core team started operations at one of the leading Bulgarian consumer electronics companies.
|The team changed its focus from retail to multimedia consumer devices.
|Design of the first European digital still camera (1Mpxl with TFT display): gold medal at the International Technical Fair in Plovdiv.
|Partnership with Zoran Corporation for the development and production of the CamMini line of DSC reference designs.
The first consumer devices designed by the team were introduced to the market:
Diva MP3 Digital Audio Player—first player acting as a USB mass storage device.
PhotoClip-VGA multifunctional digital device—the first 5-in-1 camera on the market—fully designed and manufactured by the team.
GRUNDIG Picca 1.3 Mpxl and GRUNDIG Picca 2.1 Mpxl 5-in-1 cameras designed for Grundig AG, Germany.
|The team spun off and established a new independent company, MM Solutions Ltd. (MMS).
|The company’s focus changed to mobile imaging.
|The first MMS mobile imaging and audio IPs were licensed to Alcatel Mobile and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (SEMC).
|MMS became a strategic partner of Texas Instruments Inc. and established itself as a core software provider for TI imaging coprocessors (DM line), Communication AB (SEMC).
|MMS became Nokia Corporation’s preferred supplier for high-end mobile phone camera solutions.
|MMS won its first TIPA Award in the category “Best Mobile Imaging.”
|MMS changed its legal status to a joint-stock company, and Texas Instruments made a strategic investment in the company, acquiring 20% equity.
|A key role in the international project “3DTV for mobile phones” in consortium with leading European companies and universities.
|MMS started providing worldwide services to all TI OMAP customers and received the TI Supplier Excellence Award.
|The first imaging project regarding HDR development and integration for the automotive industry was in collaboration with Texas Instruments.
|MMS-licensed pack of 12 imaging IPs to Texas Instruments, shipped with any OMAP silicon.
|Strategic partnership with Qualcomm Inc. for camera solution services and IPs.
|Strategic partnership with Movidius Inc. for the development and licensing of camera solutions for the Myriad II line of computational camera processors.
|Partnership with InvenSense Inc. for licensing of MMS Gyro EIS and development of new imaging IPs.
|A patent of invention for a system and method for video stabilization of rolling shutter camera images was issued by the Bulgarian Patent Office.
|Partnership with Renesas.
|Thunder Software Technology made a strategic investment in MMS, acquiring 100% equity, and the company became part of Thundersoft Group.
|The first Automotive project.
|MMS changed its headquarters address and moved into the office building Kite, nominated in the national competition “Building of the Year 2019.”
|MMS opened a new office in Plovdiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria, with a team of distinguished experts and senior-level engineers.