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2012-06-05 06:33:33

FARMINGTON, Conn., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Reverse Costing" is the process of disassembling a device into its component parts in order to identify the core technology within and calculate the cost to manufacture the device. The results of Reverse Costing studies can be used to pre-analyze the cost of potentially expensive projects at a Research and Development level, to enhance the negotiation power of purchasing managers, and to benchmark competitors' products. (Photo:...

2012-05-30 14:20:07

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brenner Group, Inc. has been retained by Western Technology Investment as agent for the sale of the patent portfolio of MEMS company LV Sensors. The patent portfolio will be sold in an auction format and is scheduled to begin June 11, 2012. The Company's technology includes a wide range of innovations, including design and manufacturing aspects of micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) sensors and components; semiconductor and...

2012-05-29 10:23:25

FARMINGTON, Conn., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. is pleased to announce two significant new reports on Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) MEMS For Cell Phones & Tablets Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices have proven extremely popular in mobile applications; despite this interest, however, only 3 categories of MEMS devices have high volume production today: Motion sensors, MEMS microphones, and BAW filters and duplexers. Many other MEMS...

2012-05-29 06:26:20

FARMINGTON, Conn., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information, Inc. is pleased to announce two significant new reports on Integrated Circuit (IC) Packaging The Worldwide IC Packaging Market, 2012 Edition After a year of remarkable growth in 2010, when Integrated Circuit (IC) revenue grew 40.6% and units expanded 35.5%, 2011 experienced a slight downturn in the second half of the year. Semiconductor industry growth has nearly ground to a halt, expected to expand by just...

2012-05-24 23:02:16

Company is Inviting All MEMS Developers to Participate on Its Third NF-Shuttle Launch Scheduled for December 2012 MEPTEC, San Jose, Calif. (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE: INVN), the leading provider of MotionTracking devices for consumer electronics, continuing on a tradition of pioneering MEMs technology breakthroughs, today came forward with another game-changing strategy. The company is offering its proprietary MEMS fabrication process for use by all MEMS developers on a...

2012-05-24 14:22:38

ST. FLORIAN, Austria, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that for the first time, its customers have ranked EVG as one of VLSIresearch's top five 10 BEST Focused Suppliers of Chip Making Equipment companies in the market research firm's extensive customer satisfaction survey results for 2012. EVG was also awarded third place in...

2012-05-21 23:03:01

Tronics invests in a joint venture in China to strengthen its commercial activities in the region and provide local support to its customers. Grenoble, France (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Almost ten years back, Tronics identified China as a potential high growth opportunity for MEMS. At that time, the Chinese MEMS market was in its infancy and there were few customers with good technical competencies in MEMS technologies. Meanwhile the Chinese MEMS community has grown fast and has developed...

2012-04-25 02:35:36

JARFALLA, Sweden, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, today announced that it has been awarded a nearly 3 million Swedish Kronor research grant from VINNOVA, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, to develop cutting-edge ferromagnetic materials for use in MEMS devices powering next-generation smartphone applications. Demonstrating the company's proven MEMS technology development expertise and resources, Silex was...

2012-04-24 02:35:44

JARFALLA, Sweden, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Silex Microsystems today announced that Yole Developpement (Yole) has ranked Silex as the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry in their Annual Top 30 MEMS Report. Silex has been able to maintain this leadership position by continually leveraging its deep MEMS expertise, innovative technologies and proven, high-volume production capabilities that enable customers to rapidly, cost-effectively and...

2012-04-23 10:25:47

GENEVA, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. First quarter net revenues decreased 8% to $2.02 billion on a sequential basis, while gross margin was 29.6%, absorbing anticipated unsaturation charges related to fab loading and a one-time unexpected charge resulting from an arbitration award. President and CEO Carlo Bozotti commented, "ST's wholly-owned businesses in the first...