MEMS Applications Articles

Intel, pico projector, surf boards and heart monitors: Meet the MEMS Executive Congress Technology Showcase finalists

Oct 20, 2011 At the MEMS Executive Congress 2011 in November, a demo event will showcase MEMS-enabled applications from medical devices to entertainment and computing sys...

iPhone 4S first with 5-lens autofocus camera, other component changes

Oct 17, 2011 IHS and Chipworks share details from their preliminary teardowns of the Apple iPhone 4S. The device resembles an iPad/iPhone hybrid, and the 5-lens autofocus...

COWIN medical/diagnostics sensor initiative update

Oct 14, 2011 The COWIN project is a European Commission (EC) initiative under FP6 and FP7 European research projects for smart nano and micro technologies benefiting diag...

Electronic compasses: Strong revenues from nav, gaming, military apps

Oct 11, 2011 The market for electronic compasses is set to grow 73% this year to $419.1 million, according to a new IHS iSuppli MEMS & Sensors special report on magne...

Inkjet heads: Mature MEMS market, with room for growth

Oct 6, 2011 Despite being a mature market -- and the largest one for MEMS -- inkjet heads are seeing increased sales as consumers print more digital photos, and as indus...

MEMS Industry News

Multi-cantilever MEMS technology basis of Panorama Synergy, UWA partnership

Oct 14, 2011 Panorama Synergy has formed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with the University of Western Australia for optical technologies related to highly sensitive measurements by multiple, simult...

mPhase develops MEMS membrane at Argonne Labs

Oct 14, 2011 mPhase Technologies was granted access to the technical facilities at the Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Labs, for work on its MEMS Smart silicon membrane, a key component of the ...

X-FAB, Senodia ramp MEMS gyroscope production

Oct 13, 2011 X-FAB Silicon Foundries Group and Senodia Technologies (Shanghai) Co., Ltd today announced they have concluded development and are ramping production of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) gyrosco...

CTS contracted for 2 piezo-ceramic programs

Oct 12, 2011

CTS Electronic Components, of CTS Corporation (NYSE:CTS), received 2 production orders for piezoceramic products from a major US sonar manufacturer. Revenues should total about $5 million.

Deformable-mirror MEMS improve glaucoma research

Oct 12, 2011

The University of Houston College of Optometry is using MEMS-based deformable mirrors, Multi-DM, from Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC) in glaucoma research.

Small Tech Talk Blog

Small Times' Small Tech Talk Blog places news about MEMS and nanotechnology in context and analyzes trends in Small Tech.

Nanoparticles act as cancer spotters

A research team led by Brown University has devised a new technique to spot cancerous tumors in the liver as small as 5 millimeters. The technique, using gold nanoparticles, is the first ... Read More

Announcing New Online Seminar: Understanding Nanotechnology Safety

Registration is now open for an online seminar on nanotechnology safety. This seminar is of interest to anyone concerned about the potential health hazards of exposure to nanoengineered m... Read More

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