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CellGuide chooses Baolab MEMS-based compass for GPS

Wed, Aug 31, 2011 CellGuide selected Baolab's 3D NanoCompass IC technology as a companion to its location and positioning products, fully integrating GPS and compass functionalities in the CLIOX-C. The nanoscale MEM...

Record MEMS revenues from tablet, smartphone adoption

Wed, Aug 31, 2011 Consumer and mobile MEMS devices will see record revenue growth in 2011, thanks to higher MEMS content in smartphones and tablets, as well as increased smartphone/tablet adoption. New MEMS devices ...

Sony licenses Ziptronix oxide wafer bonding patents

Wed, Aug 31, 2011 Ziptronix Inc. has licensed use of its oxide bonding technology for backside illumination imaging sensors patents to Sony Corporation. ZiBond technology enables more die per wafer, improving costs ...

Ryerson students gain MEMS internships

Tue, Aug 30, 2011 Ryerson University students and recent graduates can access up to 150 internships with businesses in southern Ontario, thanks to government funding. Options include a MEMS-based alcohol interlock m...

SEMICON Taiwan preview: Forums span key technology, markets

Tue, Aug 30, 2011 SEMICON Taiwan (Sept. 7-9) approaches, the island's most celebrated event for microelectronics manufacturing, coorganized by SEMI and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), offers ...

NASA deploys MicroStrain wireless sensor network for noise safety

Mon, Aug 29, 2011 MicroStrain provided NASA Kennedy Space Center with wireless sensor technology to remotely monitor lift-off acoustics and vibration generated during the launch of both Endeavour and Atlantis space ...

Fraunhofer ISIT joins MEMS Industry Group

Fri, Aug 26, 2011 The MEMS Industry Group welcomed Frauhofer Institute for Silicon Technology to its membership. The research facility focuses on microelectronics and microsystems technology. Siconnex, which builds ...

MEMS bring magnetic sensors growth in mobile applications

Thu, Aug 25, 2011 Magnetic sensors will exceed $3.2 billion in sales by 2017 driven largely by "E-compassing" applications, according to Global Industry Analysts. Unique end-use applications, along with te...

Embedded pico projectors steal the show through 2017

Wed, Aug 24, 2011 Pico projectors, projector modules that can be integrated into cell phones and other electronics, are just gaining market adoption. However, expect pico projectors to exceed 97.5 million units, wit...

Automotive MEMS sensors recalculating for growth after 2010-2011 disruptions

Tue, Aug 23, 2011 The automotive MEMS sensor market will rise starting in 2012, according to IHS. Revenues will increase 16% to $2.31 billion, thanks to vehicle production ramp-up as Japan recovers from the earthqua...

Imec, Holst MEMS readout chip eschews customization

Mon, Aug 22, 2011 Imec and Holst Centre showcase research on an ASIC architecture that provides readout functions for accelerometers and strain sensors without draining device power. The chip could be used for vario...

Sporian sensors in development for Gen IV nuclear use

Fri, Aug 19, 2011

Sporian Microsystems received a DOE contract to evaluate harsh-environment materials, MEMS, and packaging technologies for Generation IV nuclear reactor use.

Potomac Photonics adds QC, inspection to micro-machine services

Thu, Aug 18, 2011

Potomac Photonics added advanced quality control (QC) and inspection capabilities to its service offerings for micro-electronics, MEMS, micro-fluidics and other projects.

STM MEMS exec keynotes International Microtech/MEMS Conference in Korea

Thu, Aug 18, 2011 Benedetto Vigna, group VP and GM of ST Microelectronics MEMS, Sensors, and High-Performance Analog Division, will keynote the International Microtech/MEMS Conference with "The Future of MEMS a...

MicroGen hones piezoelectric MEMS energy harvester at Cornell

Wed, Aug 17, 2011 MicroGen's BOLT 060 MEMS-based piezoelectric vibrational energy harvester micro-power generator was demonstrated at this year's Sensors Expo and Tradeshow. The company was recently featured in the ...
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