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Apple becomes largest consumer of MEMS microphones in 2011, says IHS

Jan 19, 16:47

Apple surpassed Samsung Electronics to become the world's largest purchaser of MEMS microphones in 2011, according to IHS iSuppli.

CES 2012: Kionix intros new MEMS inertial sensors for small consumer devices

Jan 10, 15:12

At the ongoing 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Kionix is showcasing the latest of its MEMS inertial sensors – a 3-axis gyroscope and 3-axis accelerometer...

MEMS sensors market looking strong: Q&A with Kionix director of marketing Brachocki

Dec 13, 14:32

In a recent telephone interview, Ed Brachocki, director of marketing at Kionix, updated several developments of the company's operations - its mature accelerometer business and MEMS...

Ed Brachocki of Kionix

MEMS-based oscillators replacing quartz ones, says SiTime

Nov 16, 16:02

MEMS-based oscillators are on trend to replace conventional quartz crystal oscillators with expected global shipments of over one million units in 2012, according to analog-IC firm...

Silicon- and quartz-based oscillator

Pressure sensors to become top MEMS device by 2014, says IHS

Oct 28, 12:13

Pressure sensors will become the leading MEMS device by 2014, thanks to their relatively high prices and expanding use in a host of automotive, medical and industrial applications,...

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...

China emerges as fastest-growing automotive MEMS market, says IHS

Sep 23, 10:57

Driven by the aggressive implementation of vehicle safety and pollution mandates, China has emerged as the world's fastest-growing country for sales of automotive MEMS, according...

Silicon magnetic sensor revenues to rise 24% in 2011, says IHS

Sep 13, 13:57

Lifted by a resurgent automotive sector and rising global demand for digital compasses in smartphones and tablets, the market for silicon magnetic sensors is enjoying accelerated...

Motion sensor market for smartphones and tablets set to double by 2015, says IHS

Sep 9, 01:00

Sparked by Apple's adoption of accelerometer technology in its iPhone and iPad lines, the market for motion sensor devices in smartphones and tablets is set to nearly double during...

SEMICON Taiwan 2011: 3D IC, MEMS and green technology in the spotlight

Sep 7, 11:04

The 16th annual SEMICON Taiwan trade show has kicked off and will run through Friday at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), highlighting six theme pavilions including 3D IC technology,...

SEMICON Taiwan 2011

Consumer and mobile MEMS to enjoy record growth in 2011, says IHS

Sep 1, 14:48

Benefiting from its exposure to the hot tablet and smartphone and businesses, the market for MEMS in consumer electronics and mobile communications devices is set to generate record...

Auto MEMS sensor market to resume healthy growth in 2012, says IHS

Aug 25, 15:38

The automotive MEMS sensor market will reach new heights in 2012, leaving behind the ups and downs of the last two years including the impact of the recent Japan earthquake, according...

Tong Hsing sees flat growth in 2Q11 revenues

May 5, 01:05

Taiwan's Tong Hsing Electronic Industries now expects second-quarter revenues to stay flat sequentially, compared with its previous estimate of sequential growth through the last...

3S set to volume produce MEMS microphone chips in 2H11

May 3, 15:09

Taiwan-based Solid State System (3S), a fabless firm specializing in NAND flash device controllers, has said its in-house developed single-chip MEMS microphone products will enter...

Apple second largest buyer of consumer, mobile MEMS sensors in 2010, says IHS iSuppli

May 2, 12:00

Apple in 2010 rose one rank to become the world's second largest buyer of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors for consumer electronics products and mobile handsets, as it...

Yole lists top-30 MEMS companies in 2010: Big-4 capture one third of total market

Apr 13, 16:06

The worldwide MEMS industry enjoyed a growth of 25% in 2010, according to a recent Yole Developpement report. Major players Texas Instruments (TI), Hewlett-Packard (HP), Robert Bosch...

Consumer and mobile MEMS to boom in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 12, 10:29

After only four years of existence, a segment of the MEMS market known as new MEMS - specifically for consumer electronics (CE) and mobile handsets - will jump 157.4% in 2011, powering...

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...

DLP revival returns Texas Instruments to MEMS market leadership in 2010

Apr 6, 14:00

Five years after losing its leadership position in the global market for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), Texas Instruments reclaimed the top spot in 2010 because of resurgent...

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake has limited impact on MEMS industry supply chain

Apr 1, 13:55

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) applications range from automotive, industrial, military, and popular consumer electronics (CE) products such as smartphones and tablet PCs. Disruption...

MEMS market leaders share, 2010

Automotive IC market set to grow 12% in 2011, says IC Insights

Feb 24, 16:31

The rapid motorization of China and other emerging markets along with recovery in the US automotive market, coupled with growing demand for on-board electronics, will help propel...

Oxford Instruments and ITRI jointly establish research center for WLP and LED packaging development

Feb 24, 10:35

Oxford Instruments and Industry Technology Research Institute (ITRI) have jointly set up a research center for wafer-level packaging (WLP) process in high-brightness LED and micro...

Pixart 1Q11 revenues could decline 20% sequentially, says chairman

Feb 16, 01:10

Pixart Imaging, which specializes in CMOS image sensors, expects first-quarter 2011 revenues to decline 20% sequentially due to inventory adjustments by games console clients, company...

STMicro and TriQuint capitalize on iPhone and iPad MEMS design wins in 2010, says iSuppli

Feb 8, 12:26

Capitalizing on their design wins in Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad, semiconductor suppliers STMicroelectronics and TriQuint in 2010 achieved industry-leading growth in the global market...

MEMS market enters new growth cycle as iPhone 4 spurs demand, says iSuppi

Jan 27, 10:41

With the iPhone 4 paving the way, global demand for microelectromechanical system (MEMS) devices in cell phones will rise robustly during the coming years, helping the total MEMS...

UMC to volume produce MEMS products in 2011

Jan 20, 02:10

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) announced on January 19 the company has produced custom MEMS sensor products, with volume production scheduled for later in 2011.

MEMS quartz components to contribute to Siward's revenues in 2011

Jan 18, 01:25

Siward Crystal Technology's MEMS quartz component operation will begin contribution in revenues in 2011, according to the company. Shipments for 3215 products have officially begun...

Sitronix to tap MEMS market

Jan 6, 10:54

Sitronix Technology has developed its first 3-axis accelerometer with a launch expected to come soon, according to industry sources. The company is also looking to tap the markets...

Qualcomm all set for a 4.5G Mirasol plant in Taiwan

Jan 4, 01:20

Qualcomm MEMS Technologies (QMT) is expected to install equipment at its new Mirasol plant in Taiwan in October 2011, and start volume production at the beginning of 2012, according...

Sales of car MEMS sensors hit record high in 2010, says iSuppli

Dec 28, 15:08

Driven by the rapid recovery in automotive production and inventory rebuilding among sensor component suppliers, iSuppli believes the market for automotive MEMS sensors will expand...

iPhone 4 turns up the volume for innovative MEMS microphone technology, says iSuppli

Dec 15, 11:39

Highlighted by their adoption in Apple's iPhone 4, microelectromechanical system (MEMS) microphones are set to achieve a more than 50% increase in shipments in 2010 and a fourfold...

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...

Auto MEMS sensor market to reach record high in 2010, says iSuppli

Nov 24, 15:53

Driven by the rapid recovery in automotive production and inventory rebuilding among sensor component suppliers, the market for automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors...

Inertial MEMS sensor growth promising: Q&A with Kionix CEO Gregory Galvin

Nov 17, 16:48

MEMS accelerometer specialist Kionix, just one year after its acquisition by Rohm, recently unveiled its new gyroscope product line targeted at the consumer electronics market. During...

Kionix CEO Gregory Galvin

Pixtronix and CMI develop MEMS display prototypes

Nov 10, 10:16

Pixtronix, an innovator in the development and licensing of low power multimedia display technologies, has announced the successful joint development with Chimei Innolux (CMI) of...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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