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China MEMS eyes double-digit growth by year-end 2013, says IHS

Nov 28, 11:30

A robust microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) market in China will end the year with a 19% increase from 2012, replicating vibrant growth for the second year in a row as MEMS usage...

KYEC lands MEMS gyroscope testing orders

Aug 20, 12:37

IC testing services provider King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has landed orders for MEMS gyroscopes from a US-based vendor, with initial orders focusing on tri-axis gyroscopes, and 6-axis...

MEMS vendors gear up for growing demand for portable devices

Aug 16, 12:07

STMicroelectronics, Bosch and InvenSense are gearing up to meet the demand from new Windows 8 devices, as well as tablets and smartphones slated for release in the second half of...

China market: Gyroscope shipments to grow over 30% in 2013, say MEMS makers

Mar 5, 16:27

Shipments of gyroscopes in China are expected to expand over 30% in 2013 as more local smartphone vendors are adding the MEMS devices into their mid-range to high-end models amid...

Smartphones and tablets drive continued double-digit growth in MEMS motion sensor market, says IHS

Feb 18, 14:13

Smartphones and tablets continue to the prime movers of technology industries, with the two mobile platforms spurring a double-digit increase in the market for microelectromechanical...

Kionix turning focus to gyros, sensor fusion

Nov 21, 14:45

MEMS accelerometer specialist Kionix has expanded its product line to include gyroscopes, magnetometers, combo and sensor fusion solutions. Acknowledging huge demand for mobile device...

Ed Brachocki, director of marketing (left) and Paul Bryan, EVP of product management (right)

Smartphones open door for consumer MEMS market

Nov 19, 15:40

Accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetometers are seeing growing adoption among smartphones, and demand for the MEMS sensors has risen substantially as the smartphone market expands...

Ultrabooks spur massive growth in motion sensor sales, says IHS

Sep 28, 11:04

Intel's initiative to promote new features like indoor navigation and augmented reality in ultrabooks will spur dramatic growth in the sales of motion sensors for the next-generation...

STMicro increases leadership in 2011 consumer and mobile MEMS market, says IHS

Apr 6, 12:21

Fueled by booming sales to Apple, STMicroelectronics in 2011 padded its leadership position in the global market for MEMS in consumer and mobile devices, according to IHS iSuppli.

Booming iPhone and iPad sales make gyros top consumer and mobile MEMS device in 2011, says IHS

Mar 2, 12:21

Gyroscopes were the top revenue generator in 2011 in the dominant consumer and mobile segment of the MEMS market, thanks to record sales of Apple's iPhone and iPad devices from during...

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

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...

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...

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...

Apple to add 5 new features to iPad 2, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 26, 16:13

A Chinese-language Economy Daily News (EDN) report citing industry sources claims Apple will add five new features to the iPad 2: video phone, better mobility, USB port,...

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

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...

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 firm Domintech begins small-volume shipments of accelerometers

Aug 27, 11:28

Domintech, a subsidiary of Unimicron Technology, has begun small-volume shipments of own-branded accelerometers (g-sensors) to clients in the handset and games console sectors, and...

MEMS market to propel toward double-digit growth in 2010, says iSuppli

Jul 14, 14:35

Fueled by strong demand for consumer electronic devices and handsets, the market for MEMS sensors is set to rebound sharply in 2010 and approach a point close to the historical peak...

MEMS auto sensor market set to rebound in 2010, says iSuppli

Jul 2, 11:26

The market for MEMS automotive sensors will rebound sharply in 2010, but continued high sales might lead to an overheated market that could push the industry back into depression,...

New iPhone to trigger explosive growth in mobile gyroscope market, says iSuppli

Jun 10, 13:31

Monday's introduction of the iPhone 4 is set to trigger explosive growth in the market for gyroscopes used in mobile phones, as a flood of competitors vie to emulate the feature,...

Shipments of handset motion sensors to rise fivefold by 2014, says iSuppli

May 7, 14:12

Global shipments of motion sensors for handsets are expected to quintuple by 2014 as smartphones and their operating systems increasingly support motion command and navigation applications...

MediaTek smartphone solutions to support g-sensor functionality

Jan 29, 16:20

MediaTek has decided to incorporate accelerometers (g-sensors) into its smartphone platforms. It will begin to adopt Kionix's entry-level KXTE9 g-sensors for its 6516 platform initially...

InvenSense places MEMS gyroscope orders with TSMC

Jan 29, 14:17

MEMS device vendor InvenSense has placed 3-axis gyroscope orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), using the foundry's 8-inch Fab 3 production facilities. Monthly...

Taiwan market: Nintendo launches Wii Sports Resort Chinese version

Dec 14, 12:14

Nintendo on December 12 launched the Chinese-version of Wii Sports Resort in Taiwan. A full set comprising a Wii console, a controller, and the new game with a Wii Motion Plus is...

MediaTek reportedly plans to acquire MEMS technology for Android handset chips

Sep 1, 15:07

MediaTek chairman Tsai Ming-Kai has reportedly been in discussions with InvenSense CEO Steve Nasiri for future cooperation, according to market sources.

Gyroscopes spin up in video games and handsets, says iSuppli

Aug 27, 16:43

The global market for gyroscopes used in consumer electronics and handsets will expand to US$347.2 million in 2013, up from US$152.9 million in 2008, according to iSuppli.

STMicroelectronics and Sony to shake up gyroscope prices, impact InvenSense

Newswatch - Jul 13, 15:30

The price of gyroscopes will be cut to below US$1, from US1.6-1.7 currently, in the second half of 2009 as IDMs STMicroelectronics and Sony are enter the market. The two companies...

InvenSense aims to work with Taiwan foundries to satisfy Nintendo gyroscope demand

Newswatch - Jul 3, 14:41

MEMS firm InvenSense is seeking partnerships with Taiwan-based foundries including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), Touch...

STMicroelectronics, ADI to volume produce MEMS gyroscopes in 2H09

Jun 15, 14:19

STMicroelectronics and Analog Devices (ADI) will separately begin volume production of MEMS gyroscope products in the second half of 2009, which is expected to heat up competition...

nasiri

MEMS firm SensorDynamics to place ASIC orders with TSMC

Apr 16, 15:27

SensorDynamics, a semi-fabless semiconductor company that specializes in automotive and industrial-use gyroscopes, plans to outsource its MEMS front-end production to Taiwan Semiconductor...

Car crisis raises concerns over MEMS market, says iSuppli

Mar 24, 14:44

The gut-wrenching downturn in the global automotive industry has spurred the shutdown of Systron Donner Automotive, the world's second-largest supplier of car quartz micro-electromechanical...

Popular consumer and mobile products fuel MEMS boom, says iSuppli

Feb 2, 11:07

From the gyroscope in game controllers to the accelerometer in handsets, MEMS applications are making major inroads in the consumer and mobile electronics worlds, causing market revenues...

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