January 19, 2011 -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) (TWSE:2303), a semiconductor foundry, said today that it has produced customer micro electromechanical systems (MEMS) sensor products and volume production is scheduled to start this year.
This milestone comes after three years of MEMS technology development at the foundry, UMC said. Engineering samples are scheduled for the first half of 2011, with volume production to begin after that. Development of the CMOS-MEMS accelerometer has met consumer electronics application specifications (1g-16g) and achieved readiness for volume production.
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