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About George Harper

George Harper is Qualtré's vice president of business development and corporate marketing.

Qualtre CEO, CTO and Vice President to Present at Industry Meetings

May 19, 2104.  The MEMS Industrial Group (MIG) has invited Qualtre's VP of Operations,  Mr. Craig Core, to be a panelist at their upcoming Member to Member (M2M) meeting.   Mr. Core will be sharing his experiences with the group as part of the  "MEMS and Innovation from a MEMS Supply Chain Perspective” panel discussion. He will be presenting on May 21, 2014 on the University of California - Berkeley, 106 Stanley Hall. For more information visit the MIG website at: http://www.memsindustrygroup.org. The [...]

May 19th, 2014|

BAW Gyroscope Technology Positioned to Transform Inertial MEMS Applications

May 8, 2014.  Engineers now design systems and products that include MEMS sensors, particularly MEMS gyroscopes, as essential components. These applications range from portable and wearable devices to industrial robots and critical automotive safety systems. Their requirements for lower power, smaller form-factor, environmental tolerance and lower cost are growing. To satisfy these needs, today's design engineers are considering new solutions and new partners who can bridge theory and practice, and connect the lab to the production line. They are looking [...]

May 8th, 2014|

Qualtré Appoints Dr. Sreeni Rao as Vice President of Vertical Markets

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.—Qualtré, Inc, a leader in the development and commercialization of bulk acoustic wave MEMS inertial sensors, announced the appointment of Dr. Sreeni Rao to the position of Vice President of Vertical Markets. Sreeni brings more than 20 years of semiconductor industry experience in the areas of design engineering and business management. He will be responsible for product management, world-wide systems engineering activities and the development and execution of marketing program strategies for Qualtré’s target sensor applications in the consumer, [...]

May 6th, 2014|

Top Ten MEMS Startup Qualtré Secures $8M Strategic Round

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, 17 MAR 2014 -- Qualtré, Inc., the leading developer of next generation silicon MEMS inertial sensors, announced today that it has finalized an $8 million Series C strategic round of investment from a new strategic investor and from Matrix Partners and Pilot House Ventures, contributors to Qualtré’s previous rounds. Qualtré will use the Series C financing to continue development of its Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) MEMS sensor design and its High Aspect Ratio PolySilicon/Single-Crystal Silicon (HARPSS) process technology, [...]

March 14th, 2014|

Ten analog, MEMS and sensor startups to watch in 2014

January 13, 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. To read more please visit EE Times Europe.

January 13th, 2014|

Alps Electric and Qualtré, Inc. Announce Partnership for Next Generation Inertial Sensors; Strengthen Relationship with Strategic Investment

Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 10 June 2013 – Alps Electric and Qualtré, Inc. announced a partnership to bring to market inertial sensors based on Qualtré’s disruptive Bulk Acoustic Wave Technology, and Alps Electric moved to strengthen their relationship with Qualtré by making a strategic investment in the company.  The partnership combines the strong manufacturing capabilities and global sales resources of Alps Electric with the MEMS sensor development expertise of Qualtré.  The two companies have had an ongoing relationship for a number [...]

June 7th, 2013|

Qualtré Announces $3M Strategic Investment

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, 20 May 2013 -- Qualtré, the leading developer of next generation silicon MEMS inertial sensors, announced that they have received a $3million investment from a long-time strategic partner.  Qualtré has had an ongoing relationship with this partner for a number of years, and recent progress in the development of Qualtré’s Bulk Accoustic Wave sensor technology has caused strong interest and enthusiasm to invest in Qualtré. Qualtré intends to use the additional funds to further the development of its [...]

May 20th, 2013|

Matrix and Pilot House-backed Qualtre lands new round of funding

May 20, 2013.  Nearly two years after it landed an $10 million round of funding, motion sensor maker Qualtre Inc. has secured more funds, bringing the total amount raised to $36 million. To read more please visit Boston Business Journal.

May 20th, 2013|

Who’s Driving The MEMS Evolution Revolution – Part 1 of 3

April 29, 2013.  Like the transistor and the microprocessor, MEMS are often described as a disruptive technology, as in change-the-world, turn-it-upside-down, rewrite-the-rules-of-the-game. You can forget about this kind of incremental change, however, fitting easily into corporate business plans. To read more please visit MEMS Insider.

April 29th, 2013|

Qualtré Strengthens Management Team With New Vice President of Engineering Hire – Dr. Ijaz Jafri

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, January 18, 2012 -- Qualtré, the leading developer of next generation silicon MEMS inertial sensors, announced the appointment of Dr. Ijaz Jafri to the position of Vice President, Engineering.  Ijaz brings more than sixteen years of experience in the areas of MEMS and semiconductor product realization.  Dr. Jafri’s expertise spans inertial MEMS, optical MEMS, radio frequency MEMS, microfluidics, MEMS relays/switches and gas sensors.  He will be responsible for all aspects of development and commercialization of Qualtré’s innovative solutions [...]

January 18th, 2012|