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Freescale’s new Xtrinsic MMA65xxKW family of accelerometers for advanced airbag sensors Thumbnail

Freescale’s new Xtrinsic MMA65xxKW family of accelerometers for advanced airbag sensors

Posted on December 12, 2011
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Freescale‘s new Xtrinsic MMA65xxKW family of accelerometers for advanced airbag sensors leverages SOI-based high-aspect-ratio (HAR) MEMS  technology, which increases sensitivity and improves reliability.

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Freescale and CEA-Leti recently celebrated 10 years of MEMS collaboration

Posted on April 4, 2011
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Freescale and CEA-Leti recently celebrated 10 years of MEMS collaboration, which includes producing a million SOI-based accelerometers a year for airbag and ESC apps in the automotive market.   (Image courtesy: Leti and Freescale)

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miCoach

Posted on December 8, 2010
In ASN #12, In & Around Our Industry, MEMS
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All of VTI Technologies’ MEMS products are based on SOI wafers. The company’s CMA 3000 multi-axis accelerometer is the “stride sensor chip” in the miCoach real-time training system launched by adidas and Samsung last year.  (Courtesy: VTI Technologies, adidas and Samsung)

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