A Motion Tracking Module for Your Application

A motion tracker with advanced motion sensing technology is ubiquitous in applications from image stabilization in miniature cameras to control and na…

Article published in EDN By Steve Taranovich on July 21 2014 : Fairchild acquisition of Xsens
Jul 22, 2014

Learning of the Xsens acquisition significantly reinforces my faith in Fairchild’s MEMS and sensor offerings and is in tune with what they have been p…

Fairchild Has its Sights on the Wearables Market
Jun 20, 2014

As seen in New Electronics:

Wearable electronics is a burgeoning market, with some analysts claiming sales could reach $8 billion a year by 2018. W…

MEMS AHRSs are Taking Movement to New Places
May 21, 2014

What if your inner ear, which acts like a gyroscope to keep you balanced, was also equipped with a compass? Then you would be close to the human equiv…

Make Way for MEMS: The Next Generation in Low-Cost Navigation?
May 16, 2014

If you watched any of the outdoor events broadcast from the Sochi Winter Games, then you may have noticed the small, spider-like video drones hovering…

Fairchild Establishes Strategic Footprint in Fast Growing 3D Motion Tracking Market with Acquisition of Xsens
May 13, 2014

Today, at the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) Executive Forum in Munich, Fairchild (NASDAQ:FCS) formally announced the acquisition of Xsens, a lea…