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CellGuide chooses Baolab MEMS-based compass for GPS

Aug 31, 2011 CellGuide selected Baolab's 3D NanoCompass IC technology as a companion to its location and positioning products, fully integrating GPS and compass functionalities in the CLIOX-C. The nanoscale MEMS manufacturing technique used...

Ryerson students gain MEMS internships

Aug 30, 2011 Ryerson University students and recent graduates can access up to 150 internships with businesses in southern Ontario, thanks to government funding. Options include a MEMS-based alcohol interlock maker; LED developers; and more.

NASA deploys MicroStrain wireless sensor network for noise safety

Aug 29, 2011

MicroStrain provided NASA Kennedy Space Center with wireless sensor technology to remotely monitor lift-off acoustics and vibration generated during the launch of both Endeavour and Atlantis space shuttles.

Fraunhofer ISIT joins MEMS Industry Group

Aug 26, 2011 The MEMS Industry Group welcomed Frauhofer Institute for Silicon Technology to its membership. The research facility focuses on microelectronics and microsystems technology. Siconnex, which builds diverse MEMS fab equipment, al...

Sporian sensors in development for Gen IV nuclear use

Aug 19, 2011

Sporian Microsystems received a DOE contract to evaluate harsh-environment materials, MEMS, and packaging technologies for Generation IV nuclear reactor use.

STM MEMS exec keynotes International Microtech/MEMS Conference in Korea

Aug 18, 2011 Benedetto Vigna, group VP and GM of ST Microelectronics MEMS, Sensors, and High-Performance Analog Division, will keynote the International Microtech/MEMS Conference with "The Future of MEMS and Challenges to Success."

MicroGen hones piezoelectric MEMS energy harvester at Cornell

Aug 17, 2011 MicroGen's BOLT 060 MEMS-based piezoelectric vibrational energy harvester micro-power generator was demonstrated at this year's Sensors Expo and Tradeshow. The company was recently featured in the Cornell Chronicle, where it pr...

FLIR public offering could fund acquisitions, subsidiary expansions

Aug 17, 2011 FLIR Systems priced a public offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount, planning to fund general corporate needs, such as working capital, investments in or extensions of credit to FLIR subsidiaries, capital expenditu...

Stanford adds 3 dry etch systems from Plasma-Therm

Aug 16, 2011 Stanford University will install 3 Plasma-Therm dry etch systems in its research facility for nanotechnology and photonics, joining 2 Plasma-Therm deposition systems the university requisitioned during a facility upgrade in Feb...

SEMI hands the reins to Denny McGuirk

Aug 15, 2011 SEMI appointed Dennis P. McGuirk as president and CEO. He replaces Stanley T. Myers, who is retiring. McGuirk comes to SEMI from IPC -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries, where he led a globalization effort.

CES adds MEMS program for 2012

Aug 11, 2011

The CES, annual consumer electronics show, will feature for the first time a MEMS TechZone and MEMS conference program at CES 2012.

COMS 2011 to be held August 28-31

Aug 4, 2011

MANCEF announce that the Commercialization of Micro-and Nano-Systems (COMS) 2011 conference will be held in Greensboro, North Carolina, August 28th – 31st, 2011, at the Grandover Resort.

Agilent, UC Davis found millimeter wave research center

Aug 3, 2011 Agilent and UC Davis established the Davis Millimeter Wave Research Center to develop advanced mm wave and THz systems for radar, sensors, imaging systems, communications and integrated passive devices (IPDs) found in electroma...

Sensirion expands CMOS sensor production

Aug 1, 2011

Sensor manufacturer Sensirion inaugurated a new building in mid-July 2011 in Stäfa, Switzerland, and will move all of its production there.

BYD CMOS image sensors fabbed at Dongbu HiTek

Aug 1, 2011

Dongbu HiTek began volume production of high dynamic range (HDR) CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips for BYD Microelectronics.