Mouser Stocks InvenSense Waterproof MEMS Sensor

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the ICP-10100 MEMS capacitive barometric pressure sensor from InvenSense, a TDK Group company. The ICP-10100 achieves the industry’s lowest pressure noise and power consumption and ensures excellent temperature stability for applications such as drones, mobile devices, Internet of Things (IoT), and…

Sensor Innovation from Wearables to Vehicles at CES 2018

CES never fails to satisfy the consumer’s appetite for new gadgets, which in many cases are fueled by advances in sensor technology. This year is no exception with products enabled for virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR), voice assistants (Will Alexa rule the world?), and artificial intelligence (AI). The result is TVs that act as a smart…

7-Axis Combo Sensor Costs 10% Less Than a Component Solution

InvenSense, now part of TDK, introduced the industry’s first 7-axis combo sensor that integrates a 6-axis inertial sensor (incorporating a 3-axis gyroscope and a 3-axis accelerometer) and a MEMS capacitive barometric pressure sensor. Targeting drone and other motion tracking applications, the new 7-axis motion tracking device can cut costs, save board space and deliver a…

6-Axis IMU Speeds Up Time to Market

San Jose, Calif. – InvenSense, Inc., a provider of MEMS sensor platform solutions, launched the ICM-20648, a 6-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) with an advanced software stack for wrist-worn wearable devices. The ICM-20648 includes InvenSense’s 6-axis integrated MEMS (3-axis accelerometer + 3-axis gyroscope) motion sensors and digital motion processor (DMP) blocks for lower power sensor…

TDK to Acquire InvenSense for $1.3B

Key Transaction Highlights: Acquisition promotes further growth in sensor and actuator products, an important part of TDK’s strategic growth plan, and will strengthen TDK’s position as a stronger global player for sensor solutions. Transaction brings together more complete portfolio of sensor and software solutions spanning inertial, pressure, microphone and ultrasonic wave sensor products and technologies…

InvenSense, Avnet Extend Distribution Agreement

InvenSense Inc. (NYSE:INVN), a leading provider of MEMS sensor platform solutions, today announced the extension of its strategic distribution agreement with Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, increasing the footprint and expanding the Internet of Sensors platform globally. With the extended agreement, Avnet is now chartered with sales and value-added support for InvenSense’s MEMS sensor platform solutions in…

Growth Ahead for MEMS Foundry Market

Global MEMS Foundry Market: New York, N.Y. – The global MEMS foundry outsourcing market is expected to increase from $685.9 million in 2014, and reach$860.4 million in 2020, growing with a CAGR of 3.7% during 2015-2020. The global market of MEMS foundry outsourcing is mainly driven by the growth of the fabless business model segment in the MEMS industry. The…

Intrinsic-ID Demos IoT Security Solution for InvenSense SoC

Santa Clara, California, November 18, 2015 – Intrinsic-ID, a leader in security for cyber-physical systems, will showcase at the 2015 InvenSense Developer’s Conference being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 17-18, 2015, the TrustedSensorTM solution, a secure, sensor-based authentication system with InvenSense’s Firefly SoC. Internet of Things (IoT) applications are often driven by…

InvenSense Inks Two Partnership Deals

San Jose, Calif. — InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE:INVN), the leading provider of MEMS sensor platform solutions, today announced multiple strategic distribution agreements, increasing the footprint of InvenSense parts to the globally expanding Internet of Sensors platform. Two new partners specializing in servicing the market for IoT and drone solutions include: Honestar Technologies Co., Ltd, a professional semiconductor distributor and solution provider…