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Peter Clarke
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re: MEMS gyro sales to outpace accelerometers, says IHS
Peter Clarke   3/6/2012 1:02:53 PM
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@yalanand The industry hasn't waited. It was already doing this to the tune of $9 million worth of MEMS in 2011, according to IHS-iSuppli. So nothing is stopping the industry, and the market will grow from $9 million in 2011 to $155 million in 2015, according to IHS-iSuppli. Other opinions are available.

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re: MEMS gyro sales to outpace accelerometers, says IHS
Peter Clarke   3/6/2012 12:59:22 PM
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That was my conclusion. MEMS accelerometers are more mature product with more applications outside mobile consumer and therefore a lower ASP. MEMS gyroscopes are more recent innovation with lower volume and fewer suppliers and so with higher unit prices.

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re: MEMS gyro sales to outpace accelerometers, says IHS
yalanand   3/6/2012 9:29:21 AM
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Why do we need to wait until 2015, to embed MEMS devices inside TV remote control and ultrabook applications ? What is stopping the companies from using MEMS devices inside house hold applications ?

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re: MEMS gyro sales to outpace accelerometers, says IHS
PJames   3/6/2012 2:13:20 AM
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Perhaps it reflects ASP differences.

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re: MEMS gyro sales to outpace accelerometers, says IHS
PJames   3/6/2012 2:12:37 AM
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Some Androids have only accelerometers.

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re: MEMS gyro sales to outpace accelerometers, says IHS
goafrit   3/5/2012 10:22:37 PM
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I do not think this makes sense. While gyro is used, XLs are more used in these systems. I cannot imagine products that have gyros without XLs.

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re: MEMS gyro sales to outpace accelerometers, says IHS
selinz   3/5/2012 6:58:58 PM
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This is curious since it's my understanding that Apple has less than 50% of "advanced" smartphones worldwide. Presumably the other guys (androids) generally have gryoscopes.... So what am I missing?



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