When Is Less More? Examining Low-Power, High Function MEMS Accelerometer Options

Contributed by Mike Stanley Originally posted on Freescale’s Smart Mobile Devices Embedded Beat Blog Back in June and July, we discussed the MMA9550L Xtrinsic Motion Sensing Platform, which breaks new ground in the area of intelligent sensors (see Evolving Intelligence with Sensors and The Zen of Sensor Design). Because the MMA9550L CPU is fully programmable, […]

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MIG at the MIG-BSAC Joint Thrust Session

Contributed by Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group What fun I had in Berkeley on September 15 where I was honored to co-host the workshop on “MEMS Commercialization: Launching the Next Innovation-Based Businesses” – co-sponsored by MEMS Industry Group (MIG) and Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center (BSAC). The nearly sold-out event was a half-day […]

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A New Handbook on Silicon Based MEMS

Contributed by Markku Tilli, Senior Vice President, Research, Okmetic Oyj Handbook of Silicon Based MEMS Materials and Technologies was published in April 2010. Altogether 73 leading experts from 12 countries participated to the writing process and the result was nearly 700 pages about materials, modeling, measuring, processes and packaging within silicon based MEMS. The book […]

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MIG in 3D

MEMS Industry Group is excited to announce our new partnership with 3D InCites and is pleased to bring you “the go-to blog for the latest in the journey of 3D integration.” Be sure to check out Francoise von Trapp’s blog, where she writes about “stirring up” the world of 3D integration and throws in some […]

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