Murata Electronics (Finland)
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|Subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing|
|Founded||Vantaa, Finland (1991)|
|Products||Accelerometers, Pressure sensors|
|Revenue||89 million Euro (2011)|
Number of employees
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.
Products and applications
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.
- "Murata completes takeover of VTI with name change". EE Times. 2012-05-25.
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