Latest Gyroscope Stories

2011-09-16 07:00:00

Tronics, one of the leading international MEMS foundries, is upgrading its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Grenoble. After 14 years of operations, and several recent significant investments in the US, this is an important milestone in the growth of the company. Grenoble, France; Dallas, TX; and San Jose, CA, (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 Following several years of solid performance and a recent increase in bookings, Tronics has invested in a much larger headquarters in Grenoble...

2011-09-14 13:00:00

The MPU-6050 is the Worldâs First and Smallest Solution With Integrated 3-Axis Gyroscope and 3-Axis Accelerometer on a Single Die With Built-in Digital MotionProcessor and 9-Axis MotionFusion Sunnyvale, Calif. (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 InvenSense, Inc., the leading provider of MotionProcessing solutions for consumer electronics today announced it is shipping in volume the MPU-6050 product to handset and tablet OEMs and ODMs. Announced nearly one year ago as the...

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...

2011-08-12 00:00:28

New Collection of RC Helicopters and Cars Launches at 2011 New York International Gift Fair August 13-18 New York, NY (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 While the state of the economy may be getting some people down, Protocol (http://www.ProtocolNY.com), a leading manufacturer and marketer of cool branded, upscale, gift, gadget, and household products is making it easy for people to fly high and keep their spirits up with its new collection of remote controlled helicopters and cars, created expressly...

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...

2011-07-08 09:00:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer electronics focused motion sensor supplier, Qualtre Inc., announced that with their successful demonstration of the world's first tri-axial solid-state silicon BAW (bulk-acoustic wave) gyroscope, their investors have injected an additional $10M in capital. The new funding will enable the company's product launch, expansion of sales and supply chain infrastructure, and development of next-generation products based on their...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'