Carnegie Mellon University Plays Host to MEMS Industry Group with Microsystems’ Lab Tours

Global MEMS companies to see what Carnegie Mellon researchers are doing with ‘miniature machines’ PITTSBURGH, Apr 25, 2012 — MEMS Industry Group (MIG) is bringing the global micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) supply chain to Pittsburgh for its annual meeting, giving leading MEMS suppliers an opportunity to tour Carnegie Mellon’s microsystems labs on May 8. Having launched […]

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MEMS Industry Group and BSAC form partnership

MEMS Industry Group “MIG”, the leading trade association advancing MEMS across global markets and the  NSF-chartered Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center* “BSAC”, the premier university-based MEMS fundamental research center, have begun formal collaboration  to bring people and information together to advance knowledge that helps understanding of and mitigation of the barriers that prevent the greater commercial use of MEMS […]

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MEMS Sensors Driving Smart Automotive

By Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group Originally posted on DesignNews Rapid advances in intelligent automotive systems were showcased during the first European edition of the MEMS Executive Congress. Such systems can tell whether a child is in the street and enable the car to avoid impact. MEMS can ensure that a driver is […]

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Degrees of freedom vs. axes

By Michael Stanley Originally posted on Freescale’s The Embedded Beat Blog No, the title does not refer to the forces of good versus those of evil. Nor am I referring to my stance when chopping firewood with an axe. Instead, let’s see if we can straighten out some of the terminology that you’ll hear when […]

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MEMS Industry Group Scores Success with MEMS Executive Congress Europe

More than 150 European Innovators Explore Future of Intelligent Systems at MIG Event PITTSBURGH—April 3, 2012—MEMS Industry Group (MIG)’s first MEMS Executive Congress® Europe, held March 20, 2012 in Zurich, was a resounding success. Keynotes by Audi AG and STMicroelectronics and panels on smart industrial systems, automotive, Quality of Life (QoL)/biomedical devices, and consumer products […]

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