@dplmark: MEMS are used in some hearing aids. There are some companies working on MEMS speakers, but the challenge is that the MEMS membrane is very small (<1mm) - it's hard to drive a lot of air (i.e. sound volume) with such a small membrane. One approach is to create an array of MEMS speakers for close listening range apps.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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