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News tagged MEMS
  • Last update: Friday 20 November 2015 [293 news items]

Sand 9 develops MEMS oscillators for mobile devices

Nov 26, 16:01

MEMS startup Sand 9 has rolled out a series of MEMS timing solutions designed for high-volume mobile devices, such as smartphones, tapping the huge potential market for MEMS-based...

MEMS startups target fast-growing mobile device market in China

Nov 26, 14:19

MEMS startups have turned their focus to China's mobile device market, seeking to take a piece of the fast-growing pie.

MEMS supplier Bosch gearing up for Internet of Things

Nov 25, 15:55

Bosch, which provides MEMS to the automotive and consumer sectors, is gearing up for new products enabling the Internet of Things (IoT).

MEMS oscillator unit shipments to rise at 76% CAGR through 2017, says Semico Research

Oct 24, 11:23

The CAGR for MEMS oscillator unit shipments will exceed 76% from 2012 through 2017, according to Semico Research.

3S to start shipping MEMS microphone chips to Taiwan handset ODMs in 1Q14

Sep 30, 21:15

IC design house Solid State System (3S) with its MEMS microphone chips has entered the supply chain of Taiwan's major handset ODMs, with shipments to kick off in the first quarter...

Gesture-based user interfaces in smartphones and tablets spur fast growth for proximity sensors, says IHS

Sep 9, 13:28

The market for sensors that track hand movements in conjunction with touch screens is growing explosively as smartphones, tablets and other products increasingly incorporate gesture...

ASE expands into MEMS market

Sep 6, 10:29

Packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has expanded into the MEMS field, providing backend services for MEMS pressure sensors and microphones, according...

ASE claims to have 15% market share in SiP sector

Sep 4, 15:59

Out of every 6-7 system-in-package (SiP) devices, one is produced by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), according to Ho-Ming Tong, company chief R&D officer. With its complete...

KYEC lands MEMS gyroscope testing orders

Aug 20, 12:37

IC testing services provider King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has landed orders for MEMS gyroscopes from a US-based vendor, with initial orders focusing on tri-axis gyroscopes, and 6-axis...

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...

Auto MEMS sensors to keep expanding toward banner growth in 2014, says IHS

Aug 5, 11:47

Sales of automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors are expected to reach a high-water mark in two years as car-safety mandates come to full maturity and achieve maximum...

NFC, MEMS sensors, and gesture recognition the big smartphone differentiators in 2013, says ABI Research

Jul 25, 15:20

Accelerometers, vision-based gesture recognition, gyroscopes, and NFC are predicted to be the feature set big winners in smartphones in 2013, according to ABI Research. "Gesture...

Silicon Labs intros MEMS oscillator, manufactured by SMIC

Jun 28, 15:30

Silicon Labs recently introduced its highly-integrated oscillators designed to replace general-purpose crystal oscillators (XOs) in cost-sensitive and high-volume applications such...

Reed switches and MEMS: A conversation with Coto Technology

Jun 21, 12:23

One of the oldest companies in the electronics industry, Coto Technology has been designing and developing small signal switching solutions for over 90 years. These days, the 93-year...

Stephen Day, VP of technology, Coto Technology

Lose the switch, lose the loss: Cavendish Kinetics leverages MEMS for tunable RF components

Jun 14, 23:58

Cavendish Kinetics recently announced the availability of production samples of its tunable RF capacitors to key strategic partners. Shipped as a chip scale package (CSP), the Cavendish...

Dennis Yost, president and CEO of Cavendish Kinetics and Larry Morrell, executive vice president, C

Opportunity lies for MEMS energy harvesting: Q&A with Holst Centre general manager Bert Gyselinckx

May 6, 12:01

Digitimes recently interviewed Bert Gyselinckx, general manager of the Holst Centre in Eindhoven, to talk about using MEMS devices for energy harvesting, and how the application could...

Bert Gyselinckx, general manager of the Holst Centre in Eindhoven

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...

KYEC lands new orders for MEMS testing

Apr 25, 22:18

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has grabbed orders for tri-axis accelerometers used in low-to-mid cost smartphones from a major MEMS IDM, with shipments kicking off...

Coto Technology claims industry's smallest MEMS reed switch

Apr 24, 17:03

Coto Technology, which has been designing and developing small signal switching solutions to the worldwide electronics industry for over 90 years, has announced the availability of...

Automotive and wireless apps help drive pressure sensors to rise to top of MEMS market in 2013, says IHS

Apr 23, 15:22

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) pressure sensors will achieve accelerated growth in 2013 and become the leading type of MEMS device, driven by increasing use in automotive and...

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...

Smartphones to drive MEMS pressure sensor market through 2016, says IHS

Mar 21, 11:15

With the introduction of the Galaxy S4, Samsung Electronics continues to lead the market in the adoption of pressure sensors in smartphones, paving the way for massive growth in the...

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...

MEMS microphone shipments rise 57% in 2012, says IHS

Feb 27, 10:32

Shipments of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) microphones in 2012 amounted to 2.05 billion units, up 57% from 1.30 billion in 2011, according to IHS iSuppli. Shipments will climb...

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-...

Commentary: Sharp-Qualcomm cooperation unlikely to affect Taiwan-based firms

Dec 11, 15:27

The cooperation between Sharp and Qualcomm is likely to threaten Taiwan-based firms that have also been developing IGZO technology, but IGZO technology and MEMS panels are mainly...

Akustica MEMS microphone biz backed by capacity support from Bosch

Dec 4, 15:02

Capacity support from the Bosch Group allows Akustica to expand its presence in the MEMS microphone market, according to Stefan Finkbeiner, newly-appointed CEO and GM of Bosch Sens...

Kionix turning focus to gyros, sensor fusion

Nov 21, 14:45

MEMS accelerometer specialist Kionix has expanded its product line to include gyroscopes, magnetometers, combo and sensor fusion solutions. Acknowledging huge demand for mobile device...

Ed Brachocki, director of marketing (left) and Paul Bryan, EVP of product management (right)

Smartphones open door for consumer MEMS market

Nov 19, 15:40

Accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetometers are seeing growing adoption among smartphones, and demand for the MEMS sensors has risen substantially as the smartphone market expands...

New applicaitons, markets to drive MEMS market growth

Nov 12, 10:44

At the MEMS Executive Congress US 2012 held on November 8, analysts from research firms including Gartner, IHS iSuppli, Semico Research and Yole Developpement gathered to discuss...

MEMS analysts

MEMS mics proliferate in smartphone market, says analyst

Nov 12, 10:29

Speaking at the MEMS Executive Congress US 2012, IHS iSuppli senior principle analyst for MEMS Jeremie Bouchaud indicated that more MEMS companies have tapped the market for MEMS...

IHS analyst Jeremie Bouchaud

3S to start shipping MEMS microphone chips in 4Q12

Oct 24, 12:11

Taiwan-based Solid State System (3S) has internally developed single-chip MEMS microphone products, and will start shipping them to China-based branded and white-box vendors of tablets...

IMU obtains orders for air mouse modules from Japan-based telecom carriers

Oct 22, 13:49

IMU Solutions, a Taiwan-based MEMS application developer, has received orders for air mouse modules for use in wireless controllers of set-top boxes (STBs) from Japan-based telecom...

MEMS firm Domintech expects to make profits in 2012

Oct 18, 21:50

Taiwan-based Domintech expects to swing to profits in 2012, buoyed by growing shipments of MEMS accelerometers (g-sensors) to China's white-box tablet market.

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  • Akustica%27s+AKU340+analog+MEMS+mic

    Akustica's AKU340 analog MEMS mic

    Akustica has announced the expansion of its microphone product portfolio with the addition of a new analog MEMS microphone. Designed specifically to meet the requirements of mobile...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

  • IMEC+EUV+sensor+dies

    IMEC EUV sensor dies

    IMEC has successfully qualified a chipset consisting of custom high-quality EUV sensor dies. These are now being integrated in ASML's NXE:3100 EUV lithography tools in the field,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

  • FormFactor+300mm+full%2Dwafer+test+solution+for+DRAM

    FormFactor 300mm full-wafer test solution for DRAM

    FormFactor has introduced its next-generation 300mm (12-inch) full-wafer-contact probe card for DRAM devices - the SmartMatrix 100 probe solution. Incorporating a proprietary probe...

    Photo: Company, Dec 11.

  • STMicroelectronics+MEMS+microphone

    STMicroelectronics MEMS microphone

    STMicroelectronics' new MEMS microphones use sensor technology from Omron, which significantly raises the bar in sound quality, reliability, and cost-effectiveness for existing and...

    Photo: Company, Dec 9.

  • KLA%2DTencor+ICOS+WI%2D2250

    KLA-Tencor ICOS WI-2250

    KLA-Tencor has introduced its ICOS WI-2250 wafer inspector for MEMs and LED manufacturing. This product marks a major breakthrough for the MEMS and LED industry, as it offers a dramatic...

    Photo: Company, Dec 2.

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