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2011-08-18 07:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices for consumer and portable applications (1), will demonstrate its latest innovations in MEMS for automotive, consumer & mobile, and healthcare applications at MICROTech World 2011 in Korea, on August 24-26, 2011. In addition, Benedetto Vigna, Group Vice President and General Manager of ST's MEMS, Sensors and High Performance Analog...

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2011-08-13 06:20:56

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Vice President Greg Hart have filed a patent application for what can effectively be described as an airbag for smartphones. "In today's world, portable devices have become ubiquitous and often indispensable to our work and personal life," the United States Patent Application 20110194230, filed by Bezos and Hart on August 11, says. "A main convenience is that they are often small and light devices that are easy to hold in a hand, carry in a holster, purse or pocket...

2011-08-12 06:53:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Robot-assisted therapy offers many benefits for stroke patients with a weaker arm, according to a new study, which is the first to use accelerometers to track improvement in patients and compare real world results. Researchers enrolled 20 patients to compare robot-assisted therapy combined with functional training to an active control treatment group. They had patients wear accelerometers on both arms daily as they went about their normal tasks. During the study, both...

2011-07-29 09:00:00

GENEVA, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) has expanded its portfolio with a new device that combines three-axis sensing of both linear and angular motion. ST's high-performance multi-sensor module with six degrees of freedom targets advanced motion-sensing...

2011-07-07 00:35:01

Singapore, July 7, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), an Institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) has inked an agreement today with Touch Micro-System Technology (tMt), a trusted 8-inch micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) Taiwanese foundry partner to harvest 8-inch focus integrated efforts from lab-to-fab transition spanning the MEMS supply chain.This collaborative effort seeks to refine areas in IME's three-party collaboration...

2011-06-21 11:45:00

GENEVA, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has been selected as a Laureate in the 2011 Computerworld Honors Program for its iNEMO(TM) smart multi-sensor technology. Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to promote positive...

2011-06-07 08:28:00

GENEVA, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) today announced a multi-sensor module with five degrees of freedom. The integration of a 3-axis digital accelerometer with a 2-axis digital gyroscope in a single device improves sensing accuracy and reliability at...

2011-05-25 05:00:00

GENEVA, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) is significantly increasing its MEMS production capacity to more than 3 million sensors a day, by the end of 2011 to sustain exploding customer demand for high-performance, cost-competitive sensing devices. "We are...

2011-05-06 05:00:00

GENEVA, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) today announced a complete hardware solution for advanced sensing applications with 10 degrees of freedom (DoF)(2). A set of three thin, high-performance MEMS sensors provides accurate and comprehensive information on...


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