zuma Posted July 1, 2010 Share Posted July 1, 2010 Just a a follow up to Mika's iPad post, this is a look at a single element in the iPhone and iPad. It is often not difficult to come up with new concepts at the micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) level, it is far more difficult to reproducibly and reliably integrate a complex system into an every day item... here is a nicely illustrated example of an advanced system in a mass produced item... similar systems are also integrated in the iPad, and are incorporated in other manufacturers' recent products (again, reproducibility and reliability of integration are the key... and undoubtedly Apple excels at that ) The Gyroscope in Apple iPhone 4 > LINK < Oh... and if you don't Apple gear, here is an alternative link to really advanced PC/Windows technologies Disclamer: I do not own an iPhone nor an iPad... I have a MacBook Pro (i7), a T5500 Dell workstation (Dual Xeon 5680, 24GB ram), an old Nokia phone, and cleanroom compatible paper lab-book and pen... Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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