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Ten analog, MEMS and sensor startups to watch in 2014

January 07, 2014 // Peter Clarke

Ten analog, MEMS and sensor startups to watch in 2014

Analog techniques and circuits, MEMS and sensors are areas where startups can make an impact although it can take several years to come to market.


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With the beginning of a new year we thought it would be interesting to think about who are the rising stars in this area. What follows are ten private companies worth tracking in 2014 listed in alphabetical order.

1 DelfMEMS SA (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France) is a developer of MEMS switches for radio frequency tuning. Founded in 2005 the company raised 8.2 million (about $10.5 million) in a Series B round of financing in 2013 and appointed Guillaume d'Eyssautier as CEO for a push on mobile markets. www.delfmems.com

See DelfMEMS secures $10.5 million, hires CEO

2 Dual Aperture Inc. (Palo Alto, Calif.) has developed a dual aperture RGB-IR sensor technology that can combine imaging and depth perception in a single sensor. It can consumer, automotive, and industrial products to form the basis of gesture recognition command and control. Founded in 2009. www.dual-aperture.com

See Sensor captures images and gestures

3. Isorg SA (Grenoble, France), a spin-off from the CEA-Liten research organization founded in 2010, started out making single- or few-element organic sensors for use in presence and gesture detection. The company has teamed up with Plastic Logic Ltd. to create multi-pixel conformable organic image sensors on plastic substrates. www.isorg.fr

See Isorg shows thin-film plastic image sensor

4. Merus Audio AS (Herlev, Denmark), founded in 2010, launched an audio amplifier IC in 2013 based on its Eximo architecture. The chip is claimed to be significantly more energy efficient that other Class-D amplifiers and is intended to address home audio and mobile phone applications. www.merus-audio.com

See Danish startup launches innovative audio amplifier

5. MicroGen Systems Inc. (Rochester, New York) was founded in 2007 by Robert Andosca, who serves as CEO. The company develops MEMS for energy harvesting and sensors in wireless sensor node and mobile electronics applications. www.microgensystems.co

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