Friday, March 14, 2008

US Patent 7342311 - MEMS sensor within silicone body

This patent from Lawrence Livermore National Security teaches a "peel and stick" MEMS sensor which can be attached to a spherical silicone body (such as a safety airbag for an automobile). Claim 1 reads:

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising: a spherical silicone body, and at least one electronic unit operatively connected inside said spherical silicone body, wherein said at least one electronic unit comprises a MicroElectroMechanical System (MEMS) sensor.