Below is my article on MEMS published in EDN asia:
Global MEMS applications and its market
|( 01 Jun 2010 )|
|By Kevin Khua, Technical Support Engineer, Premier Farnell Asia Pacific|
Ever wonder why when your smartphone is turned to the side, the screen automatically adjusts from portrait to landscape view, or how the controller of your gaming console responds to changes in direction, speed and acceleration? Behind these user-friendly capabilities lie the microelectromechanical system (MEMS) accelerometer motion sensors—the critical enablers of such features, and one of the core elements which makes these smart phones and game consoles so popular.