Murata Electronics (Finland)

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Murata Electronics Oy
Subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing
Industry MEMS
Founded Vantaa, Finland (1991)
Headquarters Vantaa, Finland
Products Accelerometers, Pressure sensors
Revenue 89 million Euro (2011)
Number of employees
700 (2011)

Murata Electronics Oy is a Finnish company (previously called VTI Technologies Oy) that designs and manufactures silicon-based capacitive sensors for the measurement of acceleration, pressure, inclination, shock, vibration and angular rate. All sensors are based on the company’s proprietary 3D MEMS technology. In 2012, VTI Technologies was acquired by the Japanese Murata Manufacturing group, and changed its name to Murata Electronics Oy.[1]

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Product range includes MEMS accelerometers, inclinometers, gyroscopes and pressure sensor elements. Typical uses of these products in automotive applications include electronic stability control (ESC), hill-start assist (HSA), antilock braking system (ABS), car alarms and navigation. Medical applications include use in pacemakers and implantable defibrillators (ICD). They are also used in instrumentation for transport, and in consumer electronics.


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