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Smartphones, connected devices driving MEMS growth

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...

New applicaitons, markets to drive MEMS market growth

Nov 12, 10:44

At the MEMS Executive Congress US 2012 held on November 8, analysts from research firms including Gartner, IHS iSuppli, Semico Research and Yole Developpement gathered to discuss...

MEMS analysts

MEMS mics proliferate in smartphone market, says analyst

Nov 12, 10:29

Speaking at the MEMS Executive Congress US 2012, IHS iSuppli senior principle analyst for MEMS Jeremie Bouchaud indicated that more MEMS companies have tapped the market for MEMS...

IHS analyst Jeremie Bouchaud

MEMS firm Domintech expects to make profits in 2012

Oct 18, 21:50

Taiwan-based Domintech expects to swing to profits in 2012, buoyed by growing shipments of MEMS accelerometers (g-sensors) to China's white-box tablet market.

Gearing up for growing MEMS market: Q&A with Multitest VP of sales and marketing James Quinn

Oct 4, 14:22

MEMS (microelectromechanical system) applications are finding their way into a broader range of devices, with the market expected to grow fast over the next several years, according...

James Quinn, VP of Global Sales & Marketing for Multitest

STMicro gearing up for MEMS microphones

Sep 10, 10:39

With shipments rising gradually for customer products, STMicroelectronics is gearing up to expand its presence in the global MEMS microphone market and is eyeing to become a leading...

Apple and Samsung remain top consumer and mobile MEMS buyers, IHS finds

Aug 15, 14:22

Apple and Samsung Electronics remained the two largest buyers of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices for consumer and mobile applications in 2011, according to IHS iSuppl...

Staying focused on mobile MEMS: Q&A with Bosch Sensortec marketing director Leopold Beer

May 25, 10:31

Bosch Sensortec has announced what the company claims is the smallest inertial measurement unit (IMU) in the market. The combo solution is designed to meet the requirements of mobile...

Leopold Beer, global marketing director for Bosch Sensortec

Focus on high-volume mobile devices: Q&A with Akustica executives

Mar 28, 15:01

MEMS microphone specialist Akustica has announced its new analog MEMS microphone series to show continuous enhancement of its product portfolio. The firm also recognizes this product...

Davin Yuknis of Akustica

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...

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

Consumer and mobile MEMS to enjoy record growth in 2011, says IHS

Sep 1, 14:48

Benefiting from its exposure to the hot tablet and smartphone and businesses, the market for MEMS in consumer electronics and mobile communications devices is set to generate record...

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