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By Roger H. Grace, Guest Contributor

Sensors Insights by Roger H. Grace
MEMS Commercialization Report Card, Part 8: Creation of Wealth, Part Two
A continuation of the Creation of Wealth discussion with several interviews with leading MEMS entrepreneurs. More>>

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December 19, 2014 | Product

The AMHS series enclosure-hole plugs assemble easily with no tools necessary. more>>


December 19, 2014 | Product

The company’s oil-free, self-lubricating carbon-graphite bearings are designed for louver dampers in boiler applications, such as those in coal- or refuse-fired power plants. more>>


December 19, 2014 | Product

AEC-Q101-qualified for automotive designs, the VEMD5110X01 silicon PIN photodiodes reside in surface-mount packages measuring 5 mm x 4 mm x 0.9 mm. more>>


December 19, 2014 | Product

The KU-VKA series rotary disconnect switches are suitable for use as general-purpose disconnects or as manual motor disconnect switches. more>>


December 19, 2014 | News

Option for Spectrum Master and Cell Master Handheld Analyzers Designed to Meet Needs of Regulatory Authorities and Operators. Anritsu Cell Master MT8213E base station analyzer configured with isotropic antenna for EMF measurements. more>>


December 19, 2014 | News

Kionix's full functional tri-axis accelerometers KX112 and KXCJB are the thinnest in the industry and suitable for mobile, wearable, health/medical and light-industrial applications. Full functional tri-axis accelerometers KX112 and KXCJB are suitable for mobile, wearable, health/medical and... more>>


December 19, 2014 | News

Consumers have become increasingly mindful of their holiday gifts' impact, seeking out gifts that give back, as well as those that are natural and sustainable. This elevated consciousness has also shifted to the holiday dinner table. more>>


December 19, 2014 | News

California-based company to debut with the first ever studio-grade Bluetooth wireless headphones for kids. more>>


December 19, 2014 | News

Volvo Cars connects cyclists and cars through cloud. more>>


December 19, 2014 | News

According to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets, the global smart factory market is expected to reach nearly $67 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 6% from 2014 to 2020. more>>

December 19, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

A continuation of the Creation of Wealth discussion with several interviews with leading MEMS entrepreneurs. more>>

December 12, 2014 | Article | By Lyes Garidi

Most of today’s electronic applications are designed to be “aware.” They usually achieve this “awareness” by using dedicated sensors or a human-interface input system, all initially relying on analog information that needs to be digitally processed by an MCU. more>>

December 5, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

The creation of wealth is one of the most important of 14 critical success factors/topics determined to be the root cause of MEMS commercialization success or lack thereof. more>>

December 5, 2014 | Article | By James Sterling

Accurate, less intrusive measurement of real-time current draw is increasingly important for many electronic systems and sensor applications. This article addresses this challenge. more>>

November 21, 2014 | Article | By Mark Pickhard

Proven and reliable reed-switch technology offers low power, tight tolerances, and precise magnetic sensitivity switchpoints. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Established MEMS infrastructure consists of all the ingredients necessary to design and manufacture MEMS devices. MEMS market research has received average grades and in 2010 received its highest of A-, but dropped to a grade level of B- for the last two years. more>>

November 14, 2014 | Article | By Glenn Longley

Combining new networking technologies with sensor technologies enables new opportunities in process automation, remote monitoring, and control. Wireless input/output (I/O) technology is increasingly in demand; especially for industries like oil and gas, energy, and utilities. more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Scott Schwalbe

In terms of architecture, the name, M2M, says it all. The first “M” is the vast catalog of sensors collecting data at its source, be it electrical, chemical, mechanical, etc. The other “M” is the receiving systems—relays, dashboards, or complex software systems—that get and act... more>>

November 7, 2014 | Article | By Joe Bilotta

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Technology Evaluation, all segments of the commercial, industrial, and defense supply chains have been impacted by counterfeit electronic components. more>>

October 31, 2014 | Article | By Roger H. Grace

Standards and roadmaps play a critical role in the commercialization and proliferation of MEMS. more>>


November 25, 2014 | Blog

The popup timer that comes embedded in most commercially-available turkeys is a Thanksgiving tradition. more>>


October 20, 2014 | Blog

More evidence that the wearable electronics market is sizzling, Spanish not-for-profit Textile Industry Research Association (AITEX) is developing intelligent clothing more>>


October 14, 2014 | Blog

Technology startup Teiimo unveils what it’s calling the world's first intelligent leather jacket that heats shoulders, back, neck, and kidneys. more>>


October 13, 2014 | Blog

DU/ER Performance Denim essentially stops cellphone rays from penetrating skin on the other side of the denim pocket. more>>


October 7, 2014 | Blog

Pilot Labs is panning funds for its CoinGuard Internet of Things solution for personal home security. more>>


October 6, 2014 | Blog

According to its creator, the Newbeem power outlet uses SMART technology to completely reinvent how users connect to their homes. In addition to basic functions like turning lights on and off, this device allows users to set timing events, dim household lighting systems, protect equipment from... more>>


October 1, 2014 | Blog

Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars, in conjunction with Guitars for Vets (G4V), a non-profit organization that provides free guitars and lessons to veterans struggling with post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), announced today the release of the official Guitars For Vets Guitar. more>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog

There’s no doubt that wearable electronics is a booming market at the moment. Everything from truly functional health and athletic aids to novelty items draw much interest and coin. One example of a novel idea that may catch your fancy is what is being called the “first wearable beacon”, the... more>>


September 29, 2014 | Blog | By Charlene Soucy

Sensors blog post: The Unexpected Benefits of Speaking at Conferences more>>


September 16, 2014 | Blog

Audio Precision of Beaverton, OR has been setting the standards for audio testing with high-quality instruments since 1984. And the flagship of the company’s offerings is its APx555 audio analyzer. more>>

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