MEMS – Enter with Care

Written by: Karen Lightman, Executive Director, MEMS Industry Group First appeared on Solid State Technology, March 27, 2014 MEMS – enter with care. I think that will be my tagline for MEMS Industry Group’s third annual MEMS Executive Congress Europe 2014 recently held in Munich, Germany. The official theme of the conference was the “MEMS-Enabled Life,” and the […]

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Guest Blog: Xtrinsic sensor fusion library for Kinetis MCUs

by Michael E Stanley  First Appeared in The Embedded Beat on Feb 24, 2014 In my December post, New sensor expansion boards for Freescale Freedom development platform, I introduced you to the FRDM-FXS sensor shields for the platform.  From the “Downloads” tab on the FRDM-FXS-MULTI-B web page, you can now download demo executables for the FRDM-KL25Z and FRDM-K20D50M boards that are […]

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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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