Microfluidics sector poised for 23% growth

Contributed by Frédéric Breussin, Business Unit Manager Microfluidics & Medical Technologies, Yole Développement Heavy recent investment by big players and significant new technologies now poised for introduction are accelerating the growth of the microfluidics market, pushing it towards $4 billion by 2016. We estimate sales of microfluidic devices were up a healthy 19% in 2011, […]

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Sensor fusion with MEMS: a 50,000-ft view

Knowing the fusion support available for sensors based on microelectromechanical systems can help jump start designs By Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group Originally posted on Electronic Products Sensor fusion—the intelligent combination of data from several sensors for the purpose of improving application or system performance—has the MEMS industry abuzz with promise. With potentially […]

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MEMS in Sports

by Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group Originally posted on Design News MEMS in sports is not a new idea. Years ago, Freescale began demonstrating how MEMS could help analyze and improve golf swings by retrofitting accelerometers in the shaft of a golf club. Check out this 2007 video clip from Freescale. Since then, […]

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Explore MEMS in Smart Industrial Systems at MEMS Executive Congress Europe

MEMS Executive Congress Europe | March 20, 2012 | Hotel Novotel Zurich Airport Messe An executive forum promoting the commercialization of MEMS MEMS Industry Group (MIG) is bringing MEMS Executive Congress , our highly successful executive conference and networking event, to Europe! With European innovators leading the revolution in smart systems for industrial automation—and a […]

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MEMS Industry Group Expands Membership, Drives Global Visibility of MEMS

MEMS Industry Group® (MIG), the industry organization advancing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) across global markets, capped off a stellar 2011 with a big splashat the 2012 International CES®. MIG welcomed OEM designers, industry partners and press to the first MEMS TechZone in CES history; hosted and moderated the first MEMS conference session at CES; and gathered […]

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