micro-electro-mechanical system

micro-electro-mechanical system

[¦mī·krōi‚lek·trə·mə′kan·ə·kəl ‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
A system in which micromechanisms are coupled with microelectronics, most commonly fabricated as microsensors or microactuators. Abbreviated MEMS. Also known as microsystem.
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Usound gmbh designs, develops and markets highly integrated micro-loudspeakers based on a new piezoelectric mems (micro-electro-mechanical system) technology.
MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical system) is one of the recent key trends identified in the inertial navigation system market.
Oppo's SmartSensor image stabilization technology relies on a micro-electro-mechanical system, which the company claims to be the smallest optical image stabilizer of any kind in the world.
The LCR-350 AHRS features a high-performance, micro-electro-mechanical system inertial measurement unit and is based on the standard LCR-300 AHRS.
But hands down, the most compelling offering is the Youth Booster (sold at Saks for $220), if only because the bottle cap contains a MEMs (micro-electro-mechanical system) sensor and a series of LED lights that are triggered when you place the sensor on your cheek.
Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) accelerometers measure the rate of acceleration of ground motion and vibration of cars, buildings and installations.
The devices incorporate a medical diagnostic strip based on a Micro-Electro-Mechanical System.
When combined with the company's AudioPlus products, such as its digital silicon micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) microphones, its power management ICs and noise cancellation solutions, the WM8958 helps set the benchmark for HD quality audio, according to the company.
* A micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) device which incorporates a micro-electro-mechanical capacitive element.
STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM , a leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical System) devices, has announced a new solution extending its family of ultra-compact "low-g" linear accelerometers with a three-axis analog-output sensor.
Arizona-based electrical engineer Frank predicts that a trillion sensors will be in place by about 2017, and most of them will consist primarily of digital micro-electro-mechanical system devices that will certainly be considered smart.
The later sections address product design and development; engineering optimization; measure control technologies and intelligent systems; mechanical control and information processing technology; transmission and control of fluid; quality monitoring and control of the manufacturing process; automation technology and production processes; advanced manufacturing technology; nano and micro-electro-mechanical system technology and devices; system analysis and industrial engineering; and production and operation management.

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