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Coventor announces global expansion with new office in Southern Europe and distribution agreement in China
Coventor®, Inc., the leading supplier of software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), today announced it has expanded its reach in two key geographies with the opening of a new office in Italy, and a new distribution agreement in China. The expansion ...
 
Top-level appointments boost Microvisk’s product launch
St Asaph-based Microvisk Technologies has recruited medical industry veteran Bill Moffitt as chairman and Peter Whitehouse as its chief finance officer.

The company has also announced the broadening of its patent portfolio with the grant of its second patent in ...
 
Movea sees success with miniaturised 9-axis Inertial Measurement Unit
Movea, a world leader in motion technology, has created a wireless, miniaturised, Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) that uses MEMS sensors to accurately measure 9 Degree-of-Freedom (DOF) motion with a PCB module that is about the size of a small wristwatch.  The ...
 
Tecan and HP to provide faster, more accurate drug screening
The Tecan Group (SIX Swiss Exchange: TECN) and HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced that they have entered into an agreement to commercialize products based on HP’s high-performance inkjet dispensing technology for pharmaceutical drug discovery. The new dispensing technology ...
 
Discera ships industry’s first application programmable MEMS oscillators to reduce development and lead times across communications,
Discera, Inc., a leading provider of silicon timing solutions announced the availability of its high performance DSC21XX I2C and DSC22XX SPI application programmable MEMS oscillators. These oscillators are available in single and dual-output configurations with fully ...
 
WiSpry signs far-reaching distribution agreement with EDOM technology
WiSpry, Inc., the leader in tunable radio frequency (RF) semiconductor products for the wireless industry, today announced a distribution agreement with EDOM Technology, a leading distributor of electronic components and semiconductors in Asia. EDOM will distribute ...
 
Akustica’s new AKU230 digital microphone is Bosch- built; It includes World’s smallest fully integrated MEMS device
The new AKU230—which represents Akustica’s 4th-generation MEMS microphone—is the company’s first product that leverages the extensive MEMS fabrication capabilities and global supply chain of Bosch, which acquired Akustica in 2009. Akustica chose to move...
 
VTI starts volume production of the CMR3000 3-axis gyro sensor
Consumer electronics is the fastest growing MEMS market. According to iSuppli’s market forecasts, the market size for 3-axis gyroscopes will be more than 200 million pieces this year. Growth is particularly fast thanks to the success of gaming, smart phones, tablet PCs ...
 
Colibrys SA strengthens its presence in China
Colibrys has profited from significant growth within China across many different markets these past years in particular for instrumentation and industrial applications. To support the increasing number of customers we have decided to strengthen our investment in China and ...
 
40% increase in sales for OAI for 2010
OAI announces a 40% increase in sales for the year 2010.  The growth was attributed to repeat orders for production equipment from major semiconductor companies as well as exports of MEMS front and backside lithography equipment..  “The loyalty of our customers...
 
Freescale and CEA-Leti celebrate 10 Years of MEMS collaboration
Freescale Semiconductor and CEA-Leti, a leading research lab for micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) products and technologies, have partnered for the past decade to combine their expertise in MEMS development. Building on collaborative efforts that began in 2001, Freescale...
 
Semiconductor companies to unwrap new products March 28-31 at Globalpress Electronics Summit2011 in Santa Cruz
Globalpress Connection (www.globalpresspr.com), a global public-relations agency that brings international media directly to the high-tech industry, announced that a number of semiconductor companies will use the Globalpress Electronics Summit2011 as a forum to unveil new ...
 
Pixart 1Q11 revenues could decline 20% sequentially, says chairman
With shipments of high-margin games console products down and quote reductions for mouse products, gross margin will fall below 40% to around 35-36%, according to Huang. The Taiwan-based company is however, still bullish on the optical touch controller market and will enter ...
 
COWIN at the MNBS Cluster Meeting 2011
Micro-Nano-Bio Convergence Systems is a major domain within the field of Microsystems & Smart Systems Integration, which is being supported by the European Commission under the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) priority. The EU-funded projects in this ...
 
Interview with Jerome Baron of Yole Developpement on CMOS innovation
Q: Please briefly describe Yole Developpement's involvement with the image sensors industry. 
As a market research and strategy consulting company active in the MEMS & Sensor markets since 1998, it was quite straightforward for our company to extend our ...
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