MEMS The Word

FROM THE CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER STEVE WHALLEY Of the hundreds of great ideas to come out of the 10th annual MEMS Executive Congress, I have the privilege to expound upon one – with the help of Co-Creation expert Francis Gouillart. TIME for a MEMS and SENSOR LED REVOLUTION IN AGRICULTURE and FOOD MIG MEMBER SPOTLIGHT […]

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Sensor Fusion and New Sensor Interface Developments Open Up Innovation

http://semico.com/content/sensor-fusion-and-new-sensor-interface-developments-open-innovation published by Tony Massimini on Tue, 2014-11-11 23:36 Last week at the MEMS Executive Congress in Scottsdale, Arizona (Nov. 5-7, 2014) two separate announcements were made that will have long term impact on sensors. The MEMS Industry Group announced the first open source algorithm community for sensor fusion and the MIPI Alliance introduced a […]

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Musical MEMS?

Written by: Stephen Whalley, Chief Strategy Officer, MEMS Industry Group I had the pleasure of attending the 8th Annual Body Computing Conference on October 3rd 2014.  This was the second year I have attended, and once again it did not disappoint.  In one jam-packed day, this conference spearheaded by Dr. Leslie Saxon, Executive Director USC […]

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Sensory Shanghai

September 18, 2014/ MEMS INDUSTRY GROUP Written by: Stephen Whalley, Chief Strategy Officer, MEMS Industry Group It was over 10 years ago that I last visited Shanghai and oh my, how things have changed, most visibly, the skyline.  Looking across the Huangpu River from The Bund back then, I clearly remember the ‘Pearl’ TV tower […]

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Industry Survey: The Southwest Center for Microsystems Education

Submitted by The Southwest Center for Microsystems Education The Southwest Center for Microsystems Education, a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Center, is working on a project to better understand the current state of the micro and nanotechnology based industry technician workforce. Through this project, we aim to enable our center to best support Community […]

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SEMICON West Wrap-Up

Two weeks ago, MIG had a wonderful time at SEMICON West, participating in a variety of constructive and gratifying industry-focused networking opportunities.  The Jam-packed event saw both MIG and its members engage in everything from demonstrations to cocktail receptions. Over 30 member companies exhibited on the show floor, showing off their latest in equipment, materials, […]

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What’s Driving Wearables? MIG’s Karen Lightman Discusses in INNO Magazine

MIG’s very own Karen Lightman recently graced the front page of IVAM Microtechnology Network‘s INNO magazine with her thorough discussion of MEMS and wearables.  In the piece, Karen talks about the US’ disposition to focus on wearables technology, while other areas of the world spend their time and resources elsewhere, and how we’re backing these efforts […]

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