Sensors Expo 2010 – Day 1

Contributed by Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group What a delight it was to be in to Chicago for Sensors Expo 2010 at Rosemont Convention Center. I spent my first day attending the MEMS pre-conference symposium hosted by Roger Grace. The opening keynote for the MEMS symposium was Professor Thomas Gessner from Fraunhofer Research […]

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Shifts Occurring in the MEMS Competitive Landscape

Contributed by Jérémie Bouchaud, Principal Analyst, MEM, iSuppli iSuppli has just released its MEMS competitive analysis for 2010, which screens the revenue of almost 150 MEMS manufacturers—98% of the market—by device and application for the years spanning 2006 to 2009. Not only does this major ground-up and historical analysis provide a robust foundation for all […]

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ST and Asian players gain share, as Top 20 MEMS foundries slightly outperform sector

Contributed by Jean-Christophe Eloy, President & CEO, and Jérôme Mouly, Market Analyst, Yole Développement This year’s ranking of the Top 20 MEMS foundries starts to shift East, as TSMC makes the ranking for the first time. TOP 20 MEMS Foundries – 2009 revenues Double digit growth at Taiwan’s Asia Pacific Microsystems (APM) and Touch Microsystems (TMT) also help […]

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