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posted in February 2013

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MEMS sensor fusion simplified by toolkit
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2/26/2013   Post a comment
Movea's SmartFusion Studio provides turnkey tools for rapid integration and deployment of MEMS applications including pedestrian navigation, gesture recognition and gaming.
Big Data streamlines fabs
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2/25/2013   1 comment
Streamlined analytics in Microsoft's structured query language cut processing time for wafer fab data at AMD by 90 percent plus boost energy efficiency 10-times at Samsung.
DESIGN West: Livin' La Vida Mobile
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2/22/2013   1 comment
MLove Confestival founder Harald Neidhardt foresees "empathetic" electronics, which adapt their functions users' environments.
DESIGN West: How to win with Kickstarter
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2/19/2013   9 comments
Learn from entrepreneur Bob Baddeley's failure and his friend's success as he talks crowd-sourced funding for startups.
Microsoft machine learning takes on 'big data'
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2/18/2013   2 comments
Software giant celebrates 'big data' by describing how analytic software running on Windows servers is already extracting business intelligence.
Microserver market projected to triple in 2013
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2/8/2013   Post a comment
Microserver shipments are projected to increase to 291,000 units in 2013, up from 88,000 units in 2012, according to IHS iSuppli.
Self-powered electronics architecture touted by researchers
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2/5/2013   2 comments
Columbia University researchers say technology can cut sensor power usage by 100 times for monitoring vital signs, weather patterns and energy usage.
Photonic PCBs inching closer
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2/5/2013   7 comments
IBM and Dow Corning have developed a tough, flexible photonic substrate material capable of fabricating waveguides for PCB interconnects.
MEMS MooMonitor tracks herds
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2/1/2013   12 comments
Tracking devices that monitor the activities of farm animals could represent a potentially huge market for MEMS sensors.


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