Karen’s blog from 2011 SEMI ISS

Contributed by Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group Day One- Monday January 11, 2011 As a benefit of MIG’s partnership with SEMI, I had the immense pleasure of being a guest at their senior executive conference, Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) at Half Moon Bay at one of the nicest hotels I’ve ever stayed at […]

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Looking inside the Hi Technic NXT Accelerometer for LEGO

St.J. Dixon-Warren Chipworks Inc. sdixonwarrren@chipworks.com Inertial sensors are becoming ubiquitous in consumer electronics products. Hi Technic now sells a small acceleration sensor, the NAC1040, that is compatible with LEGO Mindstore NTX software. Since it is the Christmas season, we thought we’d have a look inside this clever gadget, since it will likely appear under Christmas […]

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