Semico: IIoT Fuels Chip Growth

Traditionally, the Industrial sector has represented only a small portion of total semiconductor sales.  According to SIA/WSTS End Use data, semiconductor sales to the Industrial market comprise only 12% of total semiconductor revenues.  In addition, the Industrial sector traditionally grows at a comparably slow, steady rate.  From 2010 to 2015, the Industrial sector experienced 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…

Sensor Market to Reach $241B by 2022

Sensor Market Report, by Allied Market Research, forecast that the global market is expected to garner $241 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 11.3%. In the year 2015, Asia-Pacific dominated the global market and contributed over 45% of the overall market, owing to improved electronics industry infrastructure and increase in demand for electronic products such as smartphones,…

Solid Growth Ahead for US Sensors Market

According to TechSci Research report, “United States Sensors Market By Type, By Application, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 – 2021’’, the sensors market in the United States is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 7% during 2016-2021, due to increasing number of users of smart devices, growing adoption of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) based micro-machine…

MSIG to Host IoT Workshop with SEMI

Pittsburgh, Pa. – MEMS & Sensors Industry Group® (MSIG) invites attendees to a special half-day workshop on the convergence of MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) devices, sensors, flexible substrates and semiconductors in the Internet of Things (IoT) at SEMICON West on July 13, 2016. Speakers will explore the theme “From Collision to Convergence: Co-Creating Solutions in the Semiconductor and MEMS/Sensors Industry” as…

SITRI, Accelink Partner on Optical Tech

Wuhan, China and Shanghai, China –– SITRI, the innovation center for accelerating the development and commercialization of “More than Moore” solutions to power the Internet of Things,and Accelink Technologies Co., Ltd., the leading opto-electronic components supplier in China, announced today they have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of opto-electronic communication. The agreement will allow Accelink…

Microsensors Deliver Big Rewards with Risk

Wellesley, Mass. – To the extent that hype results in exaggerated investor expectation, it can divert investment from microsensor technologies that have real commercial potential. BCC Research reveals in its new report that the technologies and applications likely to achieve commercial success during the forecast period will require considerable financial risk and resource commitment. A sensor…

MEMS Industry Group Forms TSensors Division

Pittsburgh, Pa. — MEMS Industry Group® (MIG), the trade association advancing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and sensors across global markets, today announced the creation of a new TSensors division headed by TSensors Summit, Inc. Founder Dr. Janusz Bryzek. MIG’s new division will extend TSensors Summit’s visionary efforts to accelerate a world in which everyone has access to “Abundance” — food, safe water,…