Exploring the MEMS-Enabled Life: A Preview of MEMS Executive Congress Europe 2014

Written by: Karen Lightman, Executive Director, MEMS Industry Group First appeared on Solid State Technology, February 10, 2014. Munich, Germany is one of my favorite cities in the world. If you agree or if you’ve never been there, I have the perfect opportunity for you to join me:  MEMS Industry Group’s (MIG’s) MEMS Executive Congress Europe 2014 […]

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MEMS Gains Momentum in China

Written by: Karen Lightman, Executive Director, MEMS Industry Group first appeared on DesignNews, December 5, 2013 China has become a global powerhouse for manufacturing every imaginable kind of product — from motherboards, smartphones, and PCs to textiles and toys. But what of MEMS in China? I recently traveled to Shanghai, and did my level best […]

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Are Hardware Hubs Coming?

Submitted by: Bryon Moyer, Editor of EE Journal Sensor fusion has been all the rage over the last year. We’ve all watched as numerous companies – both makers of sensors and the “sensor-agnostic” folks – have sported dueling algorithms. Sensor fusion has broadened into “data fusion,” where other non-sensor data like maps can play a part. This […]

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Guest Blog – MEMS New Product Development, Importance of Product Validation (Part 5)

Written by: David DiPaola, DiPaola Consulting, LLC, www.dceams.com Product validation is an essential part of all successful MEMS new product developments.  It is the process of testing products under various environmental, mechanical or electrical conditions to simulate life in an accelerated manner.  Testing early and often needs to be a daily routine and not just […]

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Guest Blog – MEMS New Product Development, Necessary Attributes of a MEMS Engineer for New Product Development (Part 4)

Guest Blog – MEMS New Product Development, Necessary Attributes of a MEMS Engineer for New Product Development Written by: David DiPaola, DiPaola Consulting, LLC, www.dceams.com In the development of new MEMS products, the team is the most important factor.  Executive management and investors will always evaluate teams and will only take large risks with teams […]

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Guest Blog – MEMS New Product Development, The Technology Development Process and Design Review Checklist (Part 3)

Guest Blog – MEMS New Product Development, The Technology Development Process and Design Review Checklist Written by: David DiPaola, DiPaola Consulting, LLC, www.dceams.com After a functional A-sample prototype is built, it doesn’t take long for a project to gain traction that has market pull.  This is usually the point that a project becomes highly visible […]

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