Entries by MEMS & Sensors Industry Group

Too Few Samples to Predict MEMS Lifetime? Here’s a Solution!

By:  Allyson Hartzell, Consulting Scientist, Veryst Engineering, LLC. Your MEMS parts have been on reliability test and it’s time to predict lifetime.  How long will they last in the field? Virtually all MEMS reliability engineers must address this question during product development.  Yet prediction of accurate product end of life can be hampered by limited […]

Cool consumer products made possible by MEMS/Sensors

Contributed by MicroVision, Inc. (January 3, 2017) We live in an always-on world, and thanks to the myriad of MEMS and sensors in a myriad of products today, we are granted unrestricted access to the technologies that amplify and simplify our daily lives. MEMS-mirror based Laser Beam Scanning solutions, such as those enabled by MicroVision’s […]

A Big Deal About Almost Nothing – Vacuum Encapsulation of MEMS Devices by Wafer Bonding

by Eric Pabo, Business Development Manager, MEMS, EV Group Aligned wafer bonding for wafer-level capping was an enabling technology for the amazing growth of inertial MEMS devices, such as accelerometer and gyroscopes, during the last decade. Today, the vacuum level in the cavity of the packaged MEMS device has a significant effect on power consumption […]

MEMS and Sensors: Key-enabling technologies for Automotive ADAS and HUD systems

Jari Honkanen, Director of Technical Marketing and Applications Development, MicroVision, Inc. While governments and regulators are mandating road safety improvements, and as consumers are asking for safer and less stressful driving experiences, automakers are turning to sensors, electronics, and software to provide Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) features with a vision culminating in self-driving, autonomous vehicles. […]

Connecting the Internet of Things

By Cameron Coursey – AT&T The Internet of Things aims to connect the world.  While IoT is in its infancy, advances are upon us that can facilitate connecting many more things than ever before. Right now “things” connect many ways. Cellular networks, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth already connect your cars, speakers, fitness trackers and more. Low […]

Sentimental Feelings – Looking Back and Forward to MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress

*Originally posted on the Solid State Technology website, click here to view! By Karen Lightman, Executive Director, MEMS & Sensors Industry Group I’m feeling sentimental as I prepare with the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) team for our annual MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress. Maybe it’s because this will be the last Executive Congress […]

SEMI and MSIG Join Together in Strategic Association Partnership

MEMS & Sensors Industry Group Brings New MEMS and Sensors Community to SEMI to Increase Combined Member Value STUTTGART, Germany – September 15, 2016 – SEMI, the global industry association representing more than 2,000 companies in the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today announced that MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) will become a SEMI Strategic […]


MSIG Asia – The Major Sensor Event in Asia Registration Open Now The MEMS and Sensors Industry Group has been the major industry association for the entire MEMS and sensor supply chain for the past 16 years. After two hugely successful MSIG events in Shanghai over the past two years, this year we are glad […]