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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One-stop-fusion-shopping at freescale.com/sensorfusion

Guest post by Mike Stanley, Systems Engineer at Freescale Back in February, I wrote an article describing the Xtrinsic sensor fusion library for Kinetis MCUs. Over the intervening months, we’ve made a number of improvements: Demo and Development versions of the kit have been consolidated into a single installer that covers all options. The limited “Evaluation” version has been […]

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Report from Hilton Head 2014 Solid State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Conference

By Eric Levy-Meyers on behalf of MEMS Industry Group Greetings from the Hilton Head 2014 Solid State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Conference. On June 8, I attended the optional Sunday Workshop: Frontiers of Characterization and Metrology for Micro- and Nano-Systems organized by Michael Gaitan of National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and sponsored by […]

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