335 news items tagged MEMS
Apple dictates the ranking of top 10 MEMS manufacturers in 2014, says IHSFriday 27 March 2015
Bosch reinforced its leadership in the MEMS industry in 2014 with a 16.6% increase to US$1167 million up from US$1001 million in 2013, according to IHS. Bosch alone held 12% of the...
KYEC to enjoy robust growth in sales generated from MEMS testingWednesday 11 February 2015
Backend house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is expected to see sales generated from its MEMS business increase robustly in 2015, according to market sources.
Globalfoundries and Linear to offer joint analog solution for wearables and MEMS sensors marketsThursday 15 January 2015
Contract chipmaker Globalfoundries and Linear Dimensions Semiconductor, which specializes in low-power analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, have announced that they are working...
MEMSensing, SMIC introduce 3-axis accelerometerTuesday 6 January 2015
China-based MEMSensing Microsystems and Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) have jointly introduced what the companies claim is the world's smallest 3-axis acceleromet...
Internet of Things stimulates MEMS market, says IHSFriday 19 December 2014
The explosive expansion of the Internet of things (IoT) is driving rapid demand growth for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices in areas including asset-tracking systems,...
STMicroelectronics sees increasing MEMS applications in wearable, IoT marketsFriday 19 September 2014
STMicroelectronics has shipped over 8.5 billion MEMS chips and expects applications for MEMS chips in the wearable device, fitness/health monitoring and Internet of Things (IoT) sectors...
China promoting development of MEMS industryTuesday 16 September 2014
In view of strong demand for MEMS components from China-based smartphone vendors, the China government has been promoting the development of the local MEMS industry by teaming up...
UMC enters volume production of NJR MEMS microphonesWednesday 6 August 2014
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reached volume production of MEMS microphone products for New Japan Radio (NJR), according to a joint announcement by the companies.
SiTime 32 kHz MEMS TXCO targets wearables: Interview with founder and Chief Scientist Dr. Aaron PartridgeThursday 26 June 2014
Wearable devices have become a fast growing segment. Global technology pioneers are moving quickly to introduce new products such as smart glasses and smart watches. The first generation...
Knowles and Infineon are top suppliers of packaged MEMS microphones and bare microphone dies, says IHSThursday 19 June 2014
The global market for MEMS microphone chips is split into dual segments that are dominated by two suppliers: Knowles and Infineon Technologies AG, according to IHS.
Consolidation to continue in the MEMS microphone industry: Q&A with Akustica CEO Horst MuenzelThursday 10 April 2014
More and more players have made inroads into the MEMS microphone industry to cash in on the rising demand brought up by the popularity of smartphones.
MEMS microphones broadcast strong growth; Apple and Samsung are the top buyers, says IHSWednesday 2 April 2014
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) microphones, used in best-selling devices like Apple's iPhone, face a resonant future as the market keeps climbing in the coming years, according...
ASE, ChipMOS stepping into MEMS packaging sectorFriday 28 March 2014
IC backend service companies Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and ChipMOS Technologies have been strengthening their deployments in the MEMS packaging sector, according to...
Tong Hsing, Lingsen see MEMS driving 2014 growthTuesday 4 March 2014
Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as other niche ICs, expects robust growth in sales generated from its...
Lingsen, KYEC new production capacity to come online in 2Q14Monday 3 March 2014
MEMS backend service companies Lingsen Precision Industries and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) both will have their new production capacity ready for commercial production in the second...
3S ramping MEMS microphone chip shipmentsWednesday 26 February 2014
IC design house Solid State System (3S) is ramping up shipments of its MEMS microphone chips, buoyed by new orders for low- to mid-end smartphones and tablets, according to the com...
Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for MEMS market boom in ChinaTuesday 14 January 2014
Acknowleging that demand for MEMS sensors for use in smartphones, tablets and other portable electronics devices is set to boom in China, Taiwan-based IC design houses including Sitronix...
PTI to grow sales of logic IC backend service biz in 2014Thursday 26 December 2013
Memory-IC packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to enjoy significant growth in sales of its logic IC backend service business in 2014, thanks to...
ST digital-compass modules adopted for Xiaomi smartphoneWednesday 18 December 2013
STMicroelectronics has announced that its LSM303D accelerometer and magnetometer combo module is being used in Xiaomi's Mi1S-series smartphones.
China MEMS eyes double-digit growth by year-end 2013, says IHSThursday 28 November 2013
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...
Globalfoundries gearing up for high-volume MEMS manufacturingWednesday 27 November 2013
Foundries will play a pivotal role in the MEMS industry's maturation, according to Gregg Bartlett, senior VP and chief technology officer at Globalfoundries. Mainstream foundries...
Sand 9 develops MEMS oscillators for mobile devicesTuesday 26 November 2013
MEMS startup Sand 9 has rolled out a series of MEMS timing solutions designed for high-volume mobile devices, such as smartphones, tapping the huge potential market for MEMS-based...
MEMS startups target fast-growing mobile device market in ChinaTuesday 26 November 2013
MEMS startups have turned their focus to China's mobile device market, seeking to take a piece of the fast-growing pie.
MEMS supplier Bosch gearing up for Internet of ThingsMonday 25 November 2013
Bosch, which provides MEMS to the automotive and consumer sectors, is gearing up for new products enabling the Internet of Things (IoT).
MEMS oscillator unit shipments to rise at 76% CAGR through 2017, says Semico ResearchThursday 24 October 2013
The CAGR for MEMS oscillator unit shipments will exceed 76% from 2012 through 2017, according to Semico Research.
Infineon MEMS microphones with 70 dB signal-to-noise ratio
Photo: Company, Tuesday 25 July 2017
Akustica's AKU340 analog MEMS mic
Photo: Company, Thursday 29 March 2012
IMEC EUV sensor dies
Photo: Company, Thursday 13 October 2011