MEMS News Update

Maxim receives a 2011 Electron d’Or award (tags: mems news member sensor) Digital MEMS-mikrofon sikrer bedre lyd/Digital MEMS microphone ensures better audio (tags: mems news member) MEMS Pioneer VTI Technologies Celebrates 20 Years (tags: mems news member) Microvision Pico Projector – Review : Media & Entertainment … (tags: mems news member consumer projector)

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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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What is sensor fusion?

By Mike Stanley Originally posted on Freescale’s The Embedded Beat Blog When a colleague of mine recently asked me “What is sensor fusion?” I had to stop and think. Like Justice Potter Stewart once said, “I know it when I see it.” But as an engineer dealing with this topic every day, I should be […]

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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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The Zen of Sensor Design

Contributed by Mike Stanley Originally posted on Freescale’s Smart Mobile Devices Embedded Beat Blog About two years ago, I joined the Freescale sensors team, which focuses on accelerometers, pressure sensors, and touch sensors. Prior to that, I spent a number of years in the Freescale’s microcontroller solutions group, where I was an architect for several […]

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Evolving Intelligence with Sensors

Contributed by Michael Stanley, Freescale Semiconductor Originally posted on Freescale’s Smart Mobile Devices Embedded Beat blog I’ve always been fascinated by electronic sensors. The idea of being able to measure and interact with the physical world appeals to the ten-year-old inside me. Not so long ago, if you needed to measure some physical quantity as an input […]

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iSuppli: Silicon Magnetic Sensors Head for Big Time

Contributed by Richard Dixon, Senior Analyst MEMS, iSuppli Introduction Back in February 2009 the iSuppli MEMS and sensor team reported on trends in the automotive magnetic sensor market, and has since completed a comprehensive report on the whole market for silicon magnetic sensor elements and ICs – predominantly Hall, asymmetric magnetoresistive (AMR) and giant magnetoresistive […]

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