The market for MEMS chips (green) is growing slightly faster than the semiconductor market (blue) and will reach the trillion unit mark circa 2023. (Click here to enlarge image.)
(Source: Janusz Bryzek, Fairchild Semiconductor)
ST Microelectronics is having one of the best periods of its existence, thanks to MEMS. It is taking down giants like Freescale with innovative and cost efficient MEMS designs. Will be good to read what they have in mind for MEMS in the future.