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MEMS Gains Respect at CES 2012

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Alexander Wolfe
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Sensors in Design conference
Alexander Wolfe   1/20/2012 12:46:49 PM
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I want to reiterate the call to attend our Sensors in Design conference, March 28 and 29 in San Jose. Go here to see the program: www.SensorsInDesign2012.com

Charles Murray
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Slow on the uptake
Charles Murray   1/19/2012 6:52:35 PM
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It's interesting that the CES crowd has been so slow in understanding the importance of MEMS. Many of them are probably already using three-axis MEMS acceleraometers in laptops, games, pedometers, GPS, etc. I don't think you'd see that kind of response at an engineering trade show, like Design West. 

Rob Spiegel
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Billions of sensors
Rob Spiegel   1/19/2012 10:03:34 AM
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Those numbers you quote from Bosch were impressive, especially considering the second billion took only three years and the third billion will takes fewer than three years. What's particularly impressive is that this is only one vendor.




Beth Stackpole
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Massive personalization the future
Beth Stackpole   1/19/2012 7:18:34 AM
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The "massive personalization" aspect of consumer devices and the role MEMS can play in promoting that vision seems to be particularly interesting. While some of the aspects of personalization lend themselves to a "big brother" mentality, in my view, the idea that your device can serve up data and apps specific to your needs/tastes/interests/location is certainly compelling. Just so I understand it correctly, how specifically does implementation of MEMS drive the personalization scenario?

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