MARLBOROUGH, Mass., November 17, 2015 — Dr. Farrokh Ayazi, Qualtré Founder and Chief Technology Officer will be a featured speaker at the IDTechEx Sensors USA 2015 Conference and Exhibition, being held November 18-19, 2015 in the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA. Dr. Ayazi’s presentation titled “Navigation with MEMS Gyroscopes: Eliminating Sources of Drift” will discuss the technical challenges along with new technologies being developed to eliminate the sources of drift — and deliver on the precision required by emerging applications like autonomous driving. The presentation will be given in the “Advanced MEMS” session held on Nov. 19 at 12:00 PM in the Great America Ballroom K.
Additional session speakers include:
- Bosch Sensortec: Mr. Francois Beauchaud, Principal Engineer
- Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center: Mr. John Huggins, Executive Director
- CEA LETI: Mr. Hughes J. Metras, VP Strategic Partnerships
Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, IDTechEx Sensors USA 2015 is a conference and tradeshow dedicated to the commercialization of disruptive sensor technologies. With a program selected by analysts and industry experts, IDTechEx Sensors is the event to find the technologies and business partners to create the most innovative products.
Dr. Ayazi is the Ken Byers Professor of Microsystems in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA and the Director of the Georgia Tech Center for MEMS and Microsystems Technologies (CMMT). In 2008, Dr. Ayazi co-founded and became the CTO of Qualtré, a spinout company of his research lab that develops bulk acoustic wave (BAW) gyroscopes and inertial sensors for high precision applications and personal navigation systems. The author of more than 200 technical and scientific articles, Dr. Ayazi is a fellow of IEEE and holds 45 issued patents. He was the general chair of the IEEE Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS) conference in 2014, held in San Francisco, CA.
About Qualtré, Inc.
Qualtré is leading the commercialization of highly differentiated bulk acoustic wave (BAW) MEMS motion sensors for industrial, automotive, and high-performance consumer applications. The versatility of its patented BAW sensor design and cost/size scalability of its HARPSS™ process technology enable superior price/performance and environmental tolerance. Learn more by visiting www.qualtre.com .