The Changing Landscape of MEMS Foundry Models: Understanding In-house, Fab-lite and Fabless

MEMS Executive Congress 2011 November 2-3, 2011 Monterey Plaza Resort & Spa An annual executive forum promoting the commercialization of MEMS “One size fits all” just does not apply in MEMS manufacturing. Heterogeneous models—in-house, fab-lite and fabless—offer flexible approaches to the varied requirements of MEMS fabrication, empowering companies to make the choices that will keep…

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Industry leaders scheduled to speak at the iNEMI MEMS Workshop

MEMS Workshop: Needs & Opportunities September 15-16 (following the EMPC 2011 Conference) Hilton Metropole Brighton, UK Organized by iNEMI Supported by MEMS Industry Group (MIG) ST Microelectronics’ Benedetto Vigna, Group Vice President and General Manager of ST Microelectronics’ (STM, ST) MEMS, Sensors, and High-Performance Analog Division, will deliver keynote at iNEMI MEMS workshop Thought leaders…

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Explore “MEMS Sensor Fusion/Sensor Networks”

November 2-3, 2011 Monterey Plaza Resort & Spa An annual executive forum promoting the commercialization of MEMS As engineers combine MEMS devices with integrated circuits to create feature-rich heterogeneous environments, embedded systems have become more complex. Now smartphones may include accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers, silicon microphones, RF MEMS, and even micro-displays, to produce a “full package”…

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Karen’s blog from MFG 2011

By Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group JUST DO IT. If I had to sum up the sense of urgency/energy at the Workshop on Future Technologies for Micro/Nano Manufacturing, that is the phrase I would use. The workshop, organized by the Transducer Research Foundation (TRF) and held in paradise/Silverado Resort in Napa, CA, was…

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MEMS in Vegas, Baby

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has a new dance partner—and we’re it! For the first time, MEMS has an official home at CES. MEMS Industry Group (MIG) is pleased to host the brand-new MEMS TechZone and the only MEMS conference program at CES 2012. MEMS TechZone is a new area of the show floor for…

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MEMS Suppliers and OEM End-users to Explore “MEMS in the Mainstream” at MEMS Executive Congress 2011

Business execs to discuss future capabilities, investment opportunities, foundry models; analysts to share market research MEMS Industry Group (MIG) hosts MEMS Executive Congress 2011, the annual business conference and networking event for the MEMS industry, November 2-3, 2011 in Monterey, CA. Keynote speakers include strategy consultant Aaron Schulman, business director, Toffler Associates, who will explain…

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State of the MEMS Industry at Microtech 2010

Contributed by Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group While I was unable to participate in the first part of Microtech in Anaheim last week, I still feel like I experienced most of the conference/tradeshow/symposium extravaganza that is “Globaltech” in Anaheim this year. The folks at NSTI/CSTI organized an impressive event, though my main complaint…

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