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posted in March 2014
GE Claims Fastest, Highest-Power MEMS Switch
News & Analysis  
3/28/2014   5 comments
General Electric has crafted a micro-electromechanical system switch that can handle an astounding 5 kilowatts of power at 3 GHz.
FinFETs Not the Best Silicon Road
Blog  
3/27/2014   42 comments
The move to 20nm bulk CMOS and 16/14nm FinFETs brings one of the most serious challenges the semiconductor industry has faced in 20 years.
Apple's M-Health Rumors Get Detailed
News & Analysis  
3/26/2014   6 comments
For months, the rumor mill has been churning out stories about Apple entering the healthcare field. However, a recent meeting with the FDA and new image point to a health-monitoring app that the company may include with iOS8.
Florida Hospital Tracks Nurses Footsteps, Work Patterns
News & Analysis  
3/25/2014   14 comments
Florida Hospital Celebration Health improves nurse scheduling, productivity with sensors that track workflows and patterns.
Medical Device Recalls Growing at Slower Pace Than Industry
News & Analysis  
3/25/2014   3 comments
Recalls of medical devices always make for good headlines. However, recent reports show that the number of these recalls is actually on the decline.
Will China Conquer MEMS?
News & Analysis  
3/20/2014   8 comments
After a mad rush to develop apps processors for tablets and smartphones, Chinese entrepreneurs are now concluding that the rapidly growing number of MEMS inside a smartphone is too huge an opportunity to pass up.
UC Berkeley Scientists Advance On-Chip Inductor Technology
News & Analysis  
3/20/2014   6 comments
New research from UC Berkeley is showing how magnetic particles can enable miniaturization while boosting inductance and performance.
MEMS Combo Market Growth Spurred by Mobile, Wearables
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3/19/2014   Post a comment
Growth of MEMS sensors has exploded recently. IHS research finds that growth, driven by use in mobile devices, is likely to continue.
IBM: 11 Historic Changes at Big Blue
Slideshow  
3/18/2014   28 comments
With a track record lasting more than a century, IBM has reinvented itself many times.
Sensor Fusion on EE Live! Menu
News & Analysis  
3/17/2014   4 comments
Sensor fusion is rapidly becoming the secret sauce for the Internet of Things, a recipe experts will describe at an EE Live! panel.
Tech Comes to the Hinterlands
Blog  
3/17/2014   16 comments
High tech is revitalizing Kalamazoo, Mich., after the polar vortex of Detroit's decline as the global automotive capital.
Has Indoor Navigation Lost Its Way?
News & Analysis  
3/14/2014   11 comments
In the MEMS market, indoor navigation seemed like a good bet just a few years ago, but times have changed. Now, it seems that smartphone makers may drop pressure sensors from their designs.
MEMS Panel Outlines Opportunity & Threat
News & Analysis  
3/13/2014   1 comment
At the MEMS Executive Congress Europe show in Germany, panelists debated the latest developments in the field, including new opportunities, falling average selling prices, and how long it will take for the Internet of Things market to mature.
New Med App Tackles Maternal Health Improvements
News & Analysis  
3/11/2014   4 comments
Dubbed the Phone Oximeter, a new mobile app has garnered funding and is poised to provide an affordable option to developing nations.
MEMS Sensors Address Airbags, Body Applications
News & Analysis  
3/11/2014   1 comment
Bosch has released two new sensor lines that look to address needs in the automotive industry, including airbag deployment and driver assistance.
Domestic Drones: 5 Non-Military Uses
News & Analysis  
3/10/2014   2 comments
Government agencies, universities, and a few private companies are authorized to use drones in the US. Here's what they're doing.
Apple Design Wins Lift Bosch to Top of MEMS Ranking
News & Analysis  
3/10/2014   6 comments
A series of design wins, including several with Apple, have helped push Bosch to the top of the global MEMS pyramid, according to new research from IHS.
Fairchild Acquires Body Motion Capture Firm Xsens: Report
News & Analysis  
3/7/2014   6 comments
Fairchild is reportedly buying Xsens, a private company based in the Netherlands, which specializes in 3D motion tracking technology that uses MEMS inertial sensors.
CarePredict Debuts Remote Health Monitoring for Seniors
News & Analysis  
3/4/2014   1 comment
A Florida startup is showing that wearables have more uses than keeping track of your jogging pace. The company is using sensors to keep track of seniors with serious illnesses.
Interferometer Approach Improves Bio-Sensor Sensitivity
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3/3/2014   Post a comment
A team of researchers at Toyohashi University are claiming a new breakthrough in biosensor technology that looks to benefit the healthcare industry.


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