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2002-09-19 MEMS-based systems to help blind individuals
A recent arrival in the race to give sight to the blind is a system that will use MEMS-based electrodes to perform the functions normally carried out by cells in the eye.
2005-08-17 Xerox confirms Dalsa as MEMS partner
Following nine months of collaboration with Dalsa, Xerox has selected the Canadian microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) foundry as a manufacturing partner for technology development.
2006-01-03 Voltaix receives NSF grant to develop SiGe
Voltaix Inc. has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation SBIR/STTR Program to accelerate the commercialization of silicon-germanium technology.
2005-09-21 TSMC promises MEMS platform in '06
After three years of research and development, foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. believes 2006 will be the year it begins to see results from its efforts to merge IC process technology with microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).
2004-09-21 Toshiba taps MEMS to shrink fuel cells
Toshiba Corp. has developed a MEMS-based pump for fuel cells, a move seen as an important step forward in miniaturizing the devices for portable systems
2005-04-20 TeraVicta raises $10 million, signs China manufacturing deal
TeraVicta Technologies Inc., a provider of RF switches based on microelectromechanical systems, disclosed that it closed a $10 million financing round
2016-03-22 SiTime still standing tall in MEMS timing devices industry
With 90% market share, SiTime has maintained the industry leadership it has held in the last eight years. It has sold more than 400 million devices since 2005.
2002-01-24 Silicon-based gunpowder may propel MEMS devices
The accidental discovery of a silicon form of "gunpowder" is pointing the way toward integrating nanoscale explosives onto silicon chips, a technology that might provide MEMS with a means for rocket propulsion.
2005-05-13 Sensor touts industry-first g-selectable capability
Freescale claims to have developed the industry's first three-axis, low-gravity (low-g), microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensor with a g-select feature.
2003-09-19 SEMI expands standards push for MEMS to Asia
Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International is approaching Asia-Pacific designers and manufacturers of MEMS, hoping to corral support for a global standards-setting process.
2006-08-21 Researchers focus on integrating MEMS unto CMOS
The world's first microelectromechanical systems directly integrated onto a CMOS chip is the aim of a new joint effort among U.S. laboratories, industry and academia.
2007-10-18 Physical sensors drive MEMS consumerization wave (Part 1)
Benedetto Vigna notes that we are living today in the commercial era of MEMS Consumerization where microphones, motion and pressure sensors are the main actors. He believes this trend will continue for the next five years.
2003-07-16 Photonics: A gamble that will pay
The introduction of transparent photonic switching into communications networks is sure to provide savings in several areas. Photonic switching is likely to supplement current deployment initiatives for STS-1 grooming resources.
2006-05-16 Oscillator aims MEMS at the mainstream
SiTime Corp. attempts to revolutionize the quartz-crystal industry with a silicon MEMS alternative that's completely compatible with standard CMOS processing.
2002-08-28 Optical IC sales to jump by $5.43B in 2006
ICs used in optical switches will represent a $5.4 billion market opportunity by 2006, according to Pioneer Consulting's latest report.
2004-05-10 NIST grant to support imprint litho research
The National Institute of Standards and Technology on Wednesday, May 5, 2004 approved funding for development of step-and-flash imprint lithography (S-FIL), with $17.6 million of NIST funds going to a group of companies working on the imprint approach developed at Molecular Imprints Inc. (MII), based in the U.S.
2007-01-01 New CE apps clearing way for MEMS
Emerging consumer apps combined with strides in manufacturing, testing and packaging could transform MEMS from last year's trendy tech into a viable market.
2002-01-02 Micronic expands SLM licensing agreement with German group
Micronic Laser Systems AB has expanded its cooperation with Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems (IMS
2002-06-24 Micro medical devices could transform health care
Wireless microsystems promise "spectacular advances in health care" for the blind, deaf and epileptic and those suffering with Parkinson's and heart disease, a celebrated pioneer in the field of MEMS maintains.
2003-06-18 MEMS to gain 45 percent in unit volumes
The market for MEMS will see about 45 percent CAGR in unit volumes in the next two years, according to the CEO of Surface Technology Systems
2005-09-16 MEMS spinoff joins medical, consumer drive
MS spinoff joins medical, consumer drive
2005-05-17 MEMS specialist teams with Malaysian sensor maker
MTBSolutions Inc. will collaborate with Malaysian sensor manufacturer Mems Technology Berhad to provide North American customers with manufacturing services for microelectromechanical systems-based products, MTBSolutions said.
2008-01-16 MEMS set to tickle consumer fancy
Today, MEMS chips, combined with the smart software that uses them, are being designed into cellphones at a pace reminiscent of camera-phone adoption, enabling a new breed of consumer-pleasing electronic devices.
2005-02-11 MEMs RF front-end filters needed
The microelectromechanical systems industry has huge opportunities in the market for radio frequency front-end filters, panelists said here during the International Solid-State Circuits Conference.
2002-03-14 MEMS project shrinks bio agent detector
MEMS technology is the key component in a bid by Sandia National Laboratories researchers to reduce a biological detector the size of a lab bench to desktop dimensions.
2012-10-22 MEMS pave way for medical innovation
Know the fundamentals of MEMS motion sensing, as well as the challenges of medical navigation applications.
2008-03-03 MEMS gear up for medical mission
Microelectromechanical-system-based inertial and motion sensors are finding slots in medical applications, with demand fueled by implantable devices that must be highly reliable and very small, as well as by handheld devices for home monitoring and diagnostics
2007-01-25 MEMS devices gained inroads in consumer apps, reports industry group
Microelectromechanical systems made significant inroads into the consumer electronics market last year, according to the MEMS Industry Group, the association representing the MEMS and microstructures industries.
2015-10-05 MEMS design, manufacturing on the microscale
The microelectromechnical system is a source of wonder in this modern world, so too is its design and manufacturing. Find out why.
2004-04-26 Intel rolls out MEMS modules for cellphones
Intel is offering to a select handful of customers its first microelectromechanical systems product, a semi-custom cellphone RF front-end module.
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