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  • Last update: Friday 16 August 2013 [21 news items]

MEMS vendors gear up for growing demand for portable devices

Aug 16, 12:07

STMicroelectronics, Bosch and InvenSense are gearing up to meet the demand from new Windows 8 devices, as well as tablets and smartphones slated for release in the second half of...

TSMC MEMS foundry biz expanding, says Yole

Apr 26, 10:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) MEMS foundry business enjoyed an approximately 80% rise in 2012, achieving around US$42 million in sales. The significant growth...

China makers gain share in MEMS sensor purchasing in 2012, says IHS

Apr 2, 15:09

China-based handset and tablet manufacturers in 2012 more than doubled their share of purchases of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) motion sensors, reflecting the rising prominence...

China market: Gyroscope shipments to grow over 30% in 2013, say MEMS makers

Mar 5, 16:27

Shipments of gyroscopes in China are expected to expand over 30% in 2013 as more local smartphone vendors are adding the MEMS devices into their mid-range to high-end models amid...

Smartphones and tablets drive continued double-digit growth in MEMS motion sensor market, says IHS

Feb 18, 14:13

Smartphones and tablets continue to the prime movers of technology industries, with the two mobile platforms spurring a double-digit increase in the market for microelectromechanical...

MEMS vendors optimistic about combo sensor market

Jan 29, 12:34

Eyeing booming demand for combo motion sensors used in smartphones and tablets, MEMS vendors including Bosch, InvenSense, Kionix and STMicroelectronics all plan to promote their 6-...

STMicro challenges TI in 2011 MEMS market, says Yole Developpement

Mar 27, 11:16

The MEMS market reached US$10.2 billion in 2011, up 17%, according to Yole Developpement. STMicroelectronics saw its MEMS sales rise 42% to more than US$900 million on exploding demand...

Sensor fusion powers next-generation smartphones and tablets, says IHS

Sep 28, 10:18

Motion sensing capabilities in products like the iPhone and iPad now are set to move to the next level with the advent of sensor "fusion," a more sophisticated approach...

IC packager Lingsen shares up on increased InvenSense orders, says report

Newswatch - Apr 7, 14:34

InvenSense, which supplies MEMS gyroscopes for the Nintendo 3DS, is expected to increase its orders to backend partner Lingsen Precision Industries due to strong demand for the recently-launched...

IC packager Lingsen to expand capacity for MEMS, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 13, 15:46

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing firm Lingsen Precision Industries is considering further expanding its capacity for MEMS components, such as accelerometers, microphones, gyroscopes...

New iPhone to trigger explosive growth in mobile gyroscope market, says iSuppli

Jun 10, 13:31

Monday's introduction of the iPhone 4 is set to trigger explosive growth in the market for gyroscopes used in mobile phones, as a flood of competitors vie to emulate the feature,...

InvenSense places MEMS gyroscope orders with TSMC

Jan 29, 14:17

MEMS device vendor InvenSense has placed 3-axis gyroscope orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), using the foundry's 8-inch Fab 3 production facilities. Monthly...

Taiwan market: Nintendo launches Wii Sports Resort Chinese version

Dec 14, 12:14

Nintendo on December 12 launched the Chinese-version of Wii Sports Resort in Taiwan. A full set comprising a Wii console, a controller, and the new game with a Wii Motion Plus is...

Electronic compass/MEMS SoCs to take off in 2010

Dec 3, 14:51

More MEMS makers are expected to provide electronic compass and MEMS sensor combo solutions in 2010, helping to popularize LBS applications in the handset market, according to industry...

MediaTek reportedly plans to acquire MEMS technology for Android handset chips

Sep 1, 15:07

MediaTek chairman Tsai Ming-Kai has reportedly been in discussions with InvenSense CEO Steve Nasiri for future cooperation, according to market sources.

STMicroelectronics and Sony to shake up gyroscope prices, impact InvenSense

Newswatch - Jul 13, 15:30

The price of gyroscopes will be cut to below US$1, from US1.6-1.7 currently, in the second half of 2009 as IDMs STMicroelectronics and Sony are enter the market. The two companies...

InvenSense aims to work with Taiwan foundries to satisfy Nintendo gyroscope demand

Newswatch - Jul 3, 14:41

MEMS firm InvenSense is seeking partnerships with Taiwan-based foundries including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), Touch...

Nintendo increases orders to InvenSense

Dec 26, 16:35

Nintendo has placed extra orders with its component supplier InvenSense and has already forwarded part of the payment in advance, which is an indication of strong growth for the Japanese...

STMicroelectronics said to volume produce dual-axis MEMS gyroscope in 1H09

Nov 28, 10:49

STMicroelectronics reportedly will enter the dual-axis microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) gyroscope market next year, mounting a challenge against InvenSense, which introduced...

InvenSense seeks partnerships with Taiwan foundry service providers

Nov 20, 12:17

InvenSense, a provider of motion sensing solutions for mobile applications, is looking for partnerships with Taiwan-based foundry service providers, according to company CEO Steve...

InvenSense CEO Steve Nasiri

TSMC and UMC bid for MEMS devices orders from InvenSense

Jul 29, 11:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are said to be geared up to bid for micro electro-mechanical system (MEMS) orders from...

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