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Centipede Systems – The MicroConnection Company

Centipede is a technology leader managed by seasoned veterans of successful silicon valley start-ups. The Company provides micro-connection technology for electronics operating at the highest levels of density and performance, specializing in advanced burn-in and test. A continuing stream of new products includes advanced sockets, micro-connectors, test-in-tray components, and automated systems for testing MEMS devices.

Centipede has taken the leadership position in providing enabling technologies for Test-in-Tray Automation, a vital next step forward for semiconductor burn-in and test. In order to facilitate the cooperation and standardization necessary for growth of this emerging industry, Centipede has established MicroConnections Newsletter and the Test-in-Tray User Group. Centipede is dedicated to providing the micro-connection technology and systems needed for the future of semiconductor electronics.

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Centipede Systems is an independent, privately held company. Centipede now holds 14 US Patents in the field of micro-connections and electrical test, with more than 35 additional US patent applications in process.

Milestones

1999 Founded as DecisionTrack, LLC

2000 Licensed Wafer Burn-in Tech

2003 Licensed MicroTorq™ Probe

2003 Opened R/D facility in San Jose

2003 Centipede Systems Established

2006 High performance rf socket

2008 MicroConnections Newsletter

2009 FlexFrame™ for TnT Applications

2009 First Test-in-Tray User Group

“Centipede has taken the leadership position in providing enabling technologies for Test-in-Tray Automation, a vital next step forward for semiconductor burn-in and test.”