Something Unhealthy is in the Air
Why do we need environmental air pollution sensors?
SEMI Evolves with Eye to Future: Interview with Bettina Weiss
A lot has happened in fifty years, particularly when it comes to the microelectronics industry. Founded in 1970 by a group of semiconductor industry pioneers who believed that co-opetition — instead of traditional competition—would produce a more...
Can Infrared Technologies Protect Us From COVID-19?
(The following is an excerpt of an article published by i-Micronews.)
Taking Some Heat: Thermal Imaging for Fever Detection in 2020
As government and business leaders start to talk about “returning to normal,” and looking to thermal cameras to help, questions remain about how and whether the latest technology can help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Taiwan’s Leading-Edge Technologies Help Tackle COVID-19
Thanks to developments in science and technology, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, big data and other technologies have been used to establish smart healthcare systems that helps societies respond more effectively to disease...
Don’t Touch that Button: Use Voice Instead
The COVID-19 pandemic (caused by SARS-CoV-2) has disrupted lives around the world more than any other catastrophic event in living memory. Those of us fortunate enough to work from home are cheering on the people who care for our health,...
MEMS at the Forefront of SARS-CoV-2 Testing
On Saturday, March, 21, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave emergency authorization to Cepheid, a California company, to sell a new test for rapid detection of the pandemic coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19....
Yes, We CAN Preserve Personal Privacy in Voice-First Consumer Devices
The seemingly simple act of commanding consumer devices by voice is a choice that nearly 118 million Americans now make every day, according to a recent report from eMarketer, the digital marketing research firm.
More Than Skin Deep: Skin-Inspired Electronics for Smart Healthcare at FLEX|MSTC 2020
As the body’s largest organ, skin is responsible for the transduction of a vast amount of information. This conformable, stretchable, self-healable and biodegradable material simultaneously collects signals from external stimuli, which translates...
MEMS-FHE Device Integration Gets Real
MEMS technology has changed human interaction with electronic devices. Introduced in the 1990s, the first mass-market MEMS devices were used for inkjet printheads and automotive airbag crash sensors. Today, MEMS are ubiquitous, with billions of...