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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...

Kionix enters consumer gyro market

Nov 9, 10:15

MEMS accelerometer specialist Kionix has announced a pair of new gyroscopes - the dual-axis KGY12 and the tri-axis KGY13 - aimed at mass-market consumer applications such as mobile...

Mandates to boost auto MEMS sensor market in Korea and Japan, says iSuppli

Oct 28, 14:13

New mandates set to increase the safety of vehicles in South Korea and Japan will cause market revenue for MEMS automotive sensors in those countries to rise dramatically starting...

IMEC signs co-funding contract with Taiwan government for new R&D center

Oct 21, 02:05

The Belgium-based Interuniversity Microelectronics Center (IMEC) has signed an agreement with Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) to co-fund a new R&D center in Taiwan...

Motion sensor technology moves towards maturity with related markets to hit US$63.8 billion

Oct 14, 12:12

Up until recently, motion sensors have been used mainly in automotive and specialized industrial applications. However, new applications and broader market opportunities for motion...

Globalfoundries partners with SVTC for MEMS manufacturing

Oct 14, 01:40

Globalfoundries has announced a strategic partnership with SVTC Technologies to accelerate its move to high-volume MEMS manufacturing.

3S in-house developed MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011

Oct 12, 16:00

Solid State System (3S), a Taiwan-based NAND flash controller design house, expects its in-house developed single-chip MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011. The solution...

3S single-chip MEMS microphone

Demand for MEMS parts to grow substantially in 2010, says STMicroelectronics executive

Sep 10, 13:52

Buoyed by demand from the smartphone and gaming console segments, global shipments of MEMS devices, especially gyroscopes, will grow substantially in 2010, according to Benedetto...

MEMS foundry APM to ramp up capacity

Sep 9, 16:51

MEMS foundry Asia Pacific Microsystems (APM) plans to ramp its capacity by 60-70% before mid-2011, with a budget of NT$200 million (US$6.27 million), according to company CEO and...

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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.

  • 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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