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Comment: re: EU to pursue smart system R&D - 11/30/2011
IDT claims first piezoelectric MEMs
News & Analysis  
11/30/2011   8 comments
Integrated Device Technology said it has developed what it claims is the world's first piezoelectric micro-electro-mechanical system.
Optical diode boosts silicon photonics efforts
News & Analysis  
11/28/2011   4 comments
An optical diode demonstrated by MIT researchers could speed the arrival of silicon photonics.
EU to pursue smart system R&D
News & Analysis  
11/22/2011   4 comments
The European Union is pursuing its own smart systems initiative that will be coordinated by STMicroelectronics.
Freescale preps home health hub platform
News & Analysis  
11/16/2011   6 comments
As medical sensors monitoring both people and their environment proliferate, Freescale Semiconductor is aiming to reintegrate them with a Home Health Hub (HHH) reference design that handles all popular wired and wireless protocols.
Freescale tips home health hub ref design
News & Analysis  
11/15/2011   1 comment
Freescale's home-health hub reference-design simplifies prototyping of medical devices for burgeoning mobile-health initiatives in the U.S. and Europe.
ADI debuts tactical-grade MEMS
News & Analysis  
11/9/2011   2 comments
A new tactical-grade inertial-measurement unit from Analog Devices achieves performance rivaling expensive, bulky fiber-optic based units by virtue of MEMS chips that are almost eight-times smaller and over 10-times lighter, according to the company.
In a smart-system world, data’s ‘the new currency’
Special Report  
11/7/2011   9 comments
Today’s smart systems, able to handle automated tasks intuitively, combine data center analytics with embedded computers to create value for enterprises and consumers.
MEMS on parade at Executive Congress
News & Analysis  
11/4/2011   2 comments
MEMS was the word at the MEMS Executive Congress this week in Monterey, Calif., where new devices, software and process technologies debuted.


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