What is Healthcare without MEMS?

I might have a problem.  My heart rate is 150 BPM, which means I might be suffering from tachycardia according to WebMD.  Or maybe I’m just exercising and am well within my heart rate range.  Without the context, that 150 BPM number is absolutely worthless. To understand what the number really means, a doctor is […]

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Building a virtual gyro

Originally posted by Michael E Stanley of Freescale Semiconductor in The Embedded Beat on Mar 12, 2013 In Orientation Representations Part 1 and Part 2, we explore some of the mathematical ways to represent the orientation of an object. Now we’re going to apply that knowledge to build a virtual gyroscope using data from a 3-axis accelerometer […]

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MEMS and Concussions

By Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group I am a mom, first and foremost. Right now I am an angry mom, because I have a daughter with a concussion, caused by an accident that was no fault of her own. And because I am a mom who works with MEMS (MicroElectroMechanicalSystems), I have started […]

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