News tagged MEMS
Last update: Monday 6 May 2013 [243 news items]
TSMC acquires MEMS MVD equipment
Oct 20, 15:13
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has procured molecular vapor deposition (MVD) equipment developed by US-based Applied MicroStructures (AMST) in order to meet the...
Rohm announces acquisition of Kionix
Oct 14, 16:50
MEMS accelerometer supplier Kionix and Japan-based Rohm have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Rohm will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock...
IMEC, TSMC team up for miniaturized designs
Oct 7, 10:48
IMEC, a Belgium-based research center in nanoelectronics and nanotechnology, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on October 6 jointly announced the extension of...
Kionix remains open to outsourcing in Taiwan
Sep 16, 16:36
MEMS accelerometer (g-sensor) supplier Kionix will not rule out the possibility of outsourcing the production of ASIC chips to capable foundry chipmakers, according to vice president...
TSMC to speed up MEMS equipment procurement
Sep 4, 17:01
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will place orders to MEMS equipment makers soon for capacity expansion in order to win more MEMS OEM orders in 2010, according to...
Domintech to introduce accelerometers
Aug 24, 14:08
Domintech, a subsidiary of Unimicron Technology, plans to introduce its first own-branded accelerometers (g-sensors) by the end of 2009, according to the company.
TSMC to introduce CMOS MEMS process
Aug 21, 14:45
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will soon announce a new technology that enables the manufacturing of MEMS devices via its CMOS process alone, according to market...
Bosch to acquire Akustica
Aug 21, 10:35
Automotive MEMS IDM Robert Bosch North America has announced to acquire MEMS microphone supplier Akustica, while terms of the agreement will not be disclosed.
G-sensor pricing to drop by 10-20%
Aug 19, 16:32
Quotes of 3-axis accelerometers (g-sensors) are expected to drop by US$0.1-0.2 later in the third quarter of 2009, down from about US$1 at present, since the capacity expansion of...
SPP buys Aviza assets for MEMS expansion
Aug 18, 16:32
California-based semiconductor equipment supplier Aviza Technology, which in June filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, has inked a deal to sell assets to Sumitomo Precision Products (SPP)...
MEMS to debut as a theme at SEMICON Taiwan 2009
Jul 8, 16:37
There will be a MEMS pavilion at SEMICON Taiwan 2009 scheduled for September 30-October 2, according to SEMI Taiwan. The government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute...