IntelliSense Total MEMS...

Semiconductor foundries, such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in Taiwan, have become an integral part of the ecosystem surrounding ‘fabless’ electronics companies producing large volume integrated circuits (ICs). This paradigm traditionally exploited the...

Apple Becomes Second La...

Apple Inc. in 2010 rose one rank to become the world’s second largest buyer of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors for consumer electronics products and cell phones, as it snapped up parts for products including the iPhone 4 and iPod Touch, new IHS iSuppli research...

Global MEMS Industry Is...

Nearly two months after the Japan quake and tsunami wreaked havoc on the world’s industrial supply chains, the global microelectromechanical system (MEMS) industry is back on its feet, emerging relatively unscathed after the potent disaster, according to new IHS iSuppli research. To...

Growth at Top 20 MEMS f...

STMicroelectronics continued to dominate the MEMS foundry business, capturing nearly a third of the total foundry market, but there was plenty of re-shuffling among the rest of the leading players in this highly fluid sector. Silex Microsystems saw robust 85% growth to some $37 million in...