MEMS & Sensors Industry Group Hosts Conference Track for CE OEMs at CES 2017

MEMS & Sensors Industry Group Hosts Conference Track for CE OEMs at CES 2017

-- Global association invites CE OEMS/integrators to personalize devices with MEMS and sensors

What: MEMS and Sensors: Personalizing Consumer Technology, a full-day conference track hosted by MEMS & Sensors Industry Group, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner, at CES® 2017

When: January 5, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where: Venetian Level 4, Marcello 4501

Why: Attendees will gain practical and strategic knowledge on using microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and sensors to personalize consumer experiences with smartphones, wearables, virtual reality (VR) headsets and smart home devices.

Who: Speakers from both innovative companies using and supplying MEMS and sensors will address an audience of consumer electronics original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and embedded systems integrators.




Bright Future for MEMS-based Displays in Consumer Electronics (9-10:00 am)

Karen Lightman, executive director, MEMS & Sensors Industry Group

Kent Novak, senior vice president and general manager, DLP Products at Texas Instruments


Living the Marketing Dream: Knowing Everything (10:15-10:45 am)

Josh Knauer, CEO, Rhiza


Cognitive Technologies – Machines Thinking Like People (10:45-11:15 am)

Jeff Gehlhaar, vice president of technology, Qualcomm Research



Panel: Where are Consumer Electronics Taking the Sensors Industry? (11:30 am-12:30 pm)

·        Moderator: Jonathan Melnick, PhD, senior analyst, Lux Research Inc. (at left)

·        Panelists:

o   Behrooz Abdi, president and CEO, InvenSense Inc.

o   Alexis Bernard, CTO, Knowles

o   Stefan Finkbeiner, CEO and general manager, Bosch Sensortec GmbH

o   Brian Faith, president and CEO, Quicklogic Corporation

o   Benedetto Vigna, executive vice president, general manager, Analog and MEMS Group, STMicroelectronics


Looking Good and Staying Safe with Wearables (1-1:30 pm)

Dr. Gerald Wilmink, founder and CEO, WiseWear


Virtual Reality Head Tracking Sans Motion Sickness (1:30-2:00 pm)

Jack McCauley, founder, McCauley Labs


Personal Health Monitoring (2:15-2:45 pm)

Dr. Steven LeBoeuf, president and co-founder, Valencell, Inc


Real Solutions for IoT and Smart Cities (2:45-3:15 pm)

Alex Mateo, sales and operations planning & industry manager for smart cities, Libelium



Reducing Workplace Injury & Increasing Productivity (3:30-4:00 pm)

Dr. Cleo Cabuz, vice president of engineering, Honeywell Industrial Safety


Register via: MEMS & Sensors Industry Group members receive a discount. For more information, please contact: [email protected].

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