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Karen Lightman

OracleVoice: Little MEMS Sensors Make Big Data Sing

“MEMS are the linchpin that will enable Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT),” Karen Lightman, executive director of the MEMS Industry Group told me in a phone conversation from the Sensors Expo in Chicago in early June. I should add that there are MEMS sensors which measure ...

MEMS Industry Group Offers Embedded Developers Inside Look at ...

They experience more realistic game play with Nintendo Wii and Kinect for Xbox 360, pinpoint their location on an iPhone with Google Maps, share visual content via miniature pico projectors, and use ‘air mice’ for remote control of IPTVs,” said Karen Lightman, managing director of MEMS ...

MEMS Industry Group Explores the "MEMS-Enabled Life" at MEMS Executive Congress Europe 2014

This European edition of MIG's highly successful executive event features an opening presentation by MIG Executive Director Karen Lightman and keynotes by X-FAB Group CEO Rudi de Winter and Robert Bosch President of Automotive Electronics Klaus Meder. Panels exploring ...

MIPI® Alliance Sensor 'Birds of a Feather' Group Investigates Sensor Integration in Mobile...

MEMS Industry Group® (MIG) Managing Director Karen Lightman also sees strong interest among many of her members in advancing sensor technology in wireless applications. "The massive proliferation of sensors in diverse applications is driving the trend toward standardization of sensor ...

MEMS Industry Group Explores Product Realization at Sensors Expo & Conference 2012

“With double-digit annual growth, MEMS is clearly in the mainstream,” said Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group. “System-level customers can now rely on a MEMS infrastructure capable of delivering components more quickly and cost effectively than in the past...

IEEE Standards Association and MEMS Industry Group Collaborate on e-Health and Internet of Things St...

... the commercialization of healthcare MEMS as one component of the Internet of Things.” “eHealth and the Internet of Things are keystone technologies that will dramatically improve the lives of every connected human being in this world,” said Karen Lightman, executive director, MEMS Industry Group...

SPTS Named Supplier of the Year at the Annual MEMS Executive Congress

" "We are thrilled that SPTS Technologies won Supplier of the Year at our first 'Best in MEMS Innovation Awards,' which we conferred recently at MEMS Executive Congress US," said Karen Lightman, executive director, MEMS Industry Group. "As one of the world's leading providers of ...

STMicroelectronics Captures Top MEMS Awards from MEMS Industry Group

"There is no higher form of praise than recognition by one`s peers, and that is certainly true of ST-which earned an astounding three out of a possible six MEMS Innovation Awards through votes cast by MEMS Industry Group member companies and partners," said Karen Lightman, executive ...

MEMS Industry Group Explores Trends and Techniques in Sensor Fusion at 2013 Sensors Expo & Conferenc...

“MEMS sensor fusion offers the leading approach to meeting or exceeding power, performance and cost requirements in heterogeneous embedded systems—including mobile handsets and tablets,” said Karen Lightman, executive director, MEMS Industry Group. “And with MEMS sensors critical to the ...

MEMS, the Cornerstone of Intelligent Connected Devices: Key Theme at MEMS Executive Congress US 2012...

“We are seeing a massive proliferation of MEMS devices across a broad range of applications: from mobile handsets, tablets and pico projectors, to health/medical monitors, automotive safety systems, the smart grid, gaming, and robotics,” said Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS ...

MD+DI and MEMS Industry Group Announce the MEMS in Medical Devices Conference

Karen Lightman, Managing Director at the MEMS Industry Group will be chairing MEMS in Medical Devices EAST in Boston on November 27th and Peter Himes, Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Alliances at Silex Microsystems will be chairing MEMS in Medical Devices WEST in San Jose on ...

Karen Lightman, MEMS Industry Group, Presents MEMS Market ...

That's the topic of Karen Lightman's presentation to attendees of the 7th annual Livingston Nanotechnology Conference, which brings together blue-chip corporations, promising startups and leading investors to discuss investment and business trends in micro- and nanotechnology. "Small ...

Next-gen RF MEMS Switch for a Smarter, Faster Internet of Things

Karen Lightman became MEMS Industry Group (MIG) managing director in 2007 and promoted to Executive Director in 2013. Formerly director of special projects, Karen played a pivotal role in launching MIG in January 2001. Karen is active on the worldwide MEMS conference ...

MEMS Executive Congress Europe 2013

This European edition of MIG’s highly successful executive event features an opening presentation by MIG Managing Director Karen Lightman, keynotes by Continental Automotive GmbH and SORIN GROUP, and panels exploring micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) as a core enabling technology in ...

MEMS is Changing the Game – Plus the Tablet, Handset and Future of Consumer Electronics

“MEMS devices have been the ‘secret ingredient’ in consumer electronics for far too long,” said Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group. “The 2013 International CES gives us the perfect forum for demystifying a technology that is integral to the consumer experience...

MEMS Industry Group Showcases MEMS and the Consumer Experience at 2013 International CES

... cameras and health/fitness apps, MEMS devices enable augmented reality applications, indoor navigation, immersive video-game play, heart rate/blood pressure monitoring, e-reader displays, improved voice communications, and so much more,” said Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group...

MEMS isn't NEW

Karen Lightman, MEMS Industry Group (MIG), lets us in on the real meaning of MEMS new product development. MEMS are micro electro mechanical systems. May 30, 2012 -- What do you think of when I say the words “MEMS new product development?” Do you envision new categories of newly ...

MEMS Industry Group Explores Product Realization at Sensors ...

"With double-digit annual growth, MEMS is clearly in the mainstream," said Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group. "System-level customers can now rely on a MEMS infrastructure capable of delivering components more quickly and cost effectively than in the past...

MEMS Industry Group Launches MEMS Executive Congress Europe

This European edition of MIG's highly successful executive event features an opening presentation by MIG Managing Director Karen Lightman, keynotes by Audi AG and STMicroelectronics ( News - Alert ), and panels on innovative uses of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) in both ...

MEMS product development why is it so hard?

By Karen Lightman, MEMS Industry Group and Alissa M. Fitzgerald, A.M. Fitzgerald & Associates and MEMS Industry Group September 23, 2011 -- On the journey to micro electro mechanical system (MEMS) commercialization over the past 20 years, the industry has seen some very successful ...

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