Choosing a MEMS Foundry

By Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group While micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) industry leaders such as STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, Hewlett Packard, Robert Bosch and Kionix rely on their captive fabs to meet volume production, the movement toward fabless and fab-lite models continues to gain ground. InvenSense, for example, has always been a fabless company, and […]

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MEMS: The Next Revolution is beginning

By Chris Keimel, Editor Aero Thermal & Mechanical Systems Niskayuna, NY USA   Originally posted on GE Global Research’s blog: Edison’s Desk More than 50 years ago, Richard Feynman urged the pursuit of micro and nano scale devices.  This pursuit has brought significant advances in micro and nano electronics made possible by the transistor.  More […]

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Sensonor takes part in a long journey to Mars

Originally posted at www.sensonor.com  NASA’s remote exploration vehicle, the Curiosity rover just started its exciting exploration of the red planet. The Curiosity has a large payload of advanced scientific equipment and also includes two high accuracy silicon MEMS pressure sensors for atmospheric analysis. These SW380 silicon MEMS sensor chips are designed and manufactured by Sensonor. We are […]

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