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Qualtré’s Founder and CTO Dr. Farrokh Ayazi to Present at IDTechEx’s Sensors Conference

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 [...]

November 17th, 2015|

Qualtré’s 2nd Generation BAW MEMS Gyros Deliver up to 3X Price/Performance Advantage for Industrial-Grade Applications

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., 11 June 2015 — Qualtre, Inc., a leader in the development and commercialization of Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) MEMS inertial sensors, announced today the availability of their second generation BAW MEMS™ gyroscopes, which include fully integrated, three-axis (QGYR330Hx) and single axis (QGYR110Hx) angular rate sensors with digital or analog outputs. Based on Qualtré’s patented BAW MEMS technology, the new BAW MEMS gyros are manufactured using a highly versatile and scalable High Aspect-Ratio Poly and Single-­crystalline Silicon (HARPSS™) fabrication [...]

June 11th, 2015|

Qualtré 11 DOF Application Platform Helps Embedded Developers Bring Sensor-based Designs to Market Quickly

New sensor fusion development platform sparks innovation by simplifying Evaluation and development of sensor fusion algorithms  MARLBOROUGH, Mass., 11 June 2015 — Qualtré, Inc, a leader in the development and commercialization of Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) MEMS inertial sensors, announced today the availability of a MEMS sensor evaluation platform with 11 degrees of freedom (DOF). This evaluation platform combines 3 axes of gyroscopic data, 3 axes of accelerometer data, 3 axes of magnetic (compass) data, plus barometric pressure/altitude, and temperature. Qualtré’s sensor [...]

June 11th, 2015|

Qualtré Demonstrates High Performance BAW MEMS Gyroscopes at Sensors Expo 2015

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, 3 June 2015 — Qualtré, Inc, a leader in the development and commercialization of Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) MEMS inertial sensors, announced today the company will be exhibiting and demonstrating its new products at Sensors Expo 2015, the leading forum on sensing technologies and solutions in North America, to be held June 9-11, in Long Beach, California at the Long Beach Convention Center. In Booth #148, Qualtré will demonstrate its second generation high performance 3-axis BAW MEMS™ Gyroscope in [...]

June 3rd, 2015|

Qualtré Appoints Two New Vice Presidents, Continues Expansion

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, 30 March 2015 — Qualtré, Inc, (www.qualtre.com) a leader in the development and commercialization of bulk acoustic wave (BAW) MEMS inertial sensors, today announced the appointment of George Harper to the position of Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Marketing and David Gilbert to the position of Vice President of Operations. These appointments along with recent investments from Qualtré’s strategic partners, support the company’s plans to expand sales and marketing, scale operations, and extend product development to support new customers and applications [...]

March 30th, 2015|

Qualtré Announces Channel Partnership with Alps Electric, Expands Sales Worldwide

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, 26 January 2015 — Qualtré, Inc, (www.qualtre.com) a leader in the development and commercialization of bulk acoustic wave (BAW) MEMS motion sensors, today announced that a Commercial Sales Agreement has been executed with Alps Electric, enabling them to market and sell Qualtré’s industrial-grade gyroscopes worldwide. This agreement further expands on the existing manufacturing and strategic partnerships between the two companies. Alps Electric (www.alps.com) is a global company based in Tokyo, Japan with annual revenue of US$5.9 billion (¥684,362 [...]

January 26th, 2015|

MEMS Innovator Qualtré Secures $9M Strategic Investment Round

MARLBOROUGH, Massachusetts, 17 December 2014 -- Qualtré, Inc., the leading innovator of Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) silicon MEMS inertial sensors, today announced $9 million in funding from two strategic partners, including Alps Electric, along with current investors, Matrix Partners and Pilot House Ventures. Qualtré will use these funds to expand sales and marketing, scale operations, and extend product development as the company supports new customers and additional applications. “Qualtré launched two BAW MEMS gyroscopes in 2014 with strong customer acceptance,” commented [...]

December 17th, 2014|

New Single Axis BAW MEMS Gyros with Superior Shock and Vibration Immunity Target Industrial Applications

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., November 13, 2014— Qualtré, Inc introduced today the QGYR110Hx BAW MEMS gyroscopes, single-axis angular rate (rotational) sensors designed for harsh environments. Based on Qualtré's patented Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) MEMS technology, the new gyros are manufactured using a highly versatile and scalable High Aspect-Ratio Poly and Single-­crystalline Silicon (HARPSS™) fabrication process, which allows an unprecedented combination of robustness, performance, and size advantages over conventional MEMS tuning-fork gyroscopes. QGYR110Hx samples, with analog or digital output, are now available in a small LGA32 [...]

November 13th, 2014|

Qualtré Announces Availability of 3-axis BAW Gyroscopes that Deliver Higher Performance in Harsh Environments

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., 7 July 2014 — Qualtré, Inc is introducing the QGYR330H MEMS gyroscopes, fully integrated three-axis angular rate sensors targeting industrial applications, based on Qualtré’s patented Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) MEMS technology. The new gyros are manufactured using the highly versatile High Aspect-Ratio Poly and Single-­crystalline Silicon (HARPSS™) fabrication process, which allows unprecedented combination of robustness, performance, and size advantages over conventional MEMS tuning-fork gyroscopes. Samples of the QGYR330H devices are now available in a small LGA32 package that is RoHS and green compliant. [...]

July 7th, 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|