According to Markets and Markets, the global wearable technology market is projected to grow from $115-120 B in 2021 to $260-265B in 2026 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18-20%. Sensors represent a key enabling technology in wearables. Mordor Intelligence identified examples of sensors in wearable products that include Apple Watch’s EKG capabilities […]
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How did COVID-19 impact the MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card?
The MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card has been conducted annually since 1998 by Roger Grace, President of Roger Grace Associates. Using a Delphi approach by soliciting input from a limited number of industry insiders and experts, the report provides valuable insight into the MEMS industry. Responses that he received for the 2020 report card took […]
How is the MEMS industry doing?
It was a tough year in 2020 and now there are semiconductor shortages in 2021. So, with all that has and is going on, how is it impacting the microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) industry? MEMS technology accounts for many different types of sensors as well as actuators. To find out, Roger Grace, president of Roger Grace […]
What are the results of the 2019 MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card survey? Pt 2
Roger Grace Associates MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card (Report Card) Study for 2019 showed its overall grade remaining at B-, which has been so since 2014. This consistency demonstrates the maturity of the MEMS industry. The standard deviation from 1998 to 2019 was 0.55. Conducted annually since its inception in 1998 by Roger Grace of […]
What is the MEMS report card for 2019?
Input for the 21st Annual MEMS Industry Commercialization Report Card Study (for 2019) is currently being requested. Compiled by Roger Grace, President of Roger Grace Associates, the purpose of the Report Card is to provide microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) industry participants with an objective assessment of the critical success factors over time for MEMS and to […]
What can sensor companies do to cope with the new normal of COVID-19?
With the ongoing impact of Covid-19, its re-emergence in many regions and travel significantly affecting many companies, changes in some normal activities must be considered. According to Roger Grace, President of Roger Grace Associates, a MEMS and sensors industry marketing consultancy, marketers need to consider “pivoting” their marketing strategies and need to objectively assess what […]
What’s new in printed/flexible stretchable and functional fabric sensors?
By winning one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions 2018 Awards in the Gears and Gadgets category, BeBop Sensors fabric sensors have put printed/flexible stretchable (P/F/S) and functional fabric (FF) sensors on many people’s radar. Over four million of their sensors are in daily use in products such as gloves, helmets and more. Of course, this […]
What is the future of engineering education?
Whether you have interest for a family member or friend that you would like to pursue engineering as a career choice or are just concerned about how future engineering students will be educated, the answer(s) to this question are extremely relevant. Of course, you could do a web search to see what has already been […]