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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...

2011-05-06 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...

2011-04-21 00:00:28

Platform Integrates MotionFusion Engine with Compass Libraries from AKM and Aichi Steel to Provide Industry's Most Robust Solution for Sensor Calibration and 9-axis Sensor Fusion Sunnyvale, Calif. (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 InvenSense, Inc., the leading solution provider of MotionProcessorsâ“ž¢ for consumer electronics, today announced their latest software solution platform with the introduction of SmartMotionâ“ž¢ 4.0 for the mobile...

2011-03-24 07:14:00

GENEVA, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the number one supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) sensors for consumer and portable applications(1), today unveiled first details of its new iNEMO(TM) Engine. An industry first, the iNEMO's new advanced filtering and predictive software engine integrates the outputs from a 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis...

2011-01-27 00:00:42

InvenSense Demonstrates MotionProcessing using 9-Axis and 10-Axis Sensor Fusion for unique single handed Gesture Recognition, more immersive Gaming, and advanced Optical Image Stabilization for Handsets and Tablets Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 InvenSense, Inc., the leading solution provider of MotionProcessorâ“ž¢ technology for consumer electronics, is showcasing the MPU-6000â“ž¢, the world's first and only 6-axis...

2011-01-25 01:00:00

GENEVA, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) confirms its top position in MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices for consumer and portable applications, according to market analyst iSuppli(1). The analyst said ST's Consumer MEMS sales grew 63% in 2010 to reach $353 million, which was almost twice the revenue of its closest competitor. ST has become the leading supplier to mobile and consumer manufacturers for both motion-sensor types - accelerometers and...

2011-01-06 00:01:43

InvenSense Announces That LG Electronics Selects IXZ-500 Dual-Axis Gyroscope MotionProcessingâ“ž¢ Solution for INFINIAâ“ž¢ Line of 3D LED LCD HDTVs LG's Magic Motionâ“ž¢ Remote Control Incorporates Motion Processing for Adding Gesture-Based Interactive TV Navigation Sunnyvale, Calif. (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 InvenSense, Inc., the leading solution provider of MotionProcessors for consumer electronics,...

2010-11-24 09:02:00

GENEVA, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices for consumer and portable applications(1), today announced it has shipped its one billionth MEMS sensor. ST's micro-machined accelerometers and gyroscopes have enabled motion-activated user interfaces in a number of popular consumer devices, such as game consoles, smart phones and remotes, making these more accessible and appealing to people. Over...

2010-11-15 11:25:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) gyroscopes have successfully passed inorbit testing on the European Space Agency's (ESA) Earth Explorer CryoSat-2 satellite during a mission to detect shifts in global ice cover. The Goodrich Micro Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) gyros were the smallest ever flown by ESA and were used to monitor the satellite's rate of spin. They were integrated into the SiREUS rate sensor to form Europe's first MEMS-based...

2010-08-12 06:18:00

OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechInsights has confirmed, using advanced 3D x-ray microtomography signal tracing, that the initial board layout of the Apple iPad was designed for a 3-axis digital gyroscope and that it was likely a different one than used in the iPhone 4. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100812/SF49609) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100812/SF49609) When Apple released the iPhone 4, it contained the ST Microelectronics L3G4200D...


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