Silicon Microstructures Inc. of Milpitas, CA at COMPAMED 2019 in Düsseldorf -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine
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Silicon Microstructures Inc.

1701 McCarthy Blvd, 95035 Milpitas, CA

This company is co-exhibitor of
IVAM Microtechnology Network

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COMPAMED 2019 hall map (Hall 8a): stand H29

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COMPAMED 2019 fairground map: Hall 8a


Anja Carranza

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 06  Electrical components, electronical components
  • 06.01  Sensors
  • 06.01.04  Pressure sensors

Our products

Product category: Pressure sensors


IntraSense® is a 1-Fr connected pressure sensor for invasive pressure sensing throughout the anatomy. A calibrated version is available for the clinically useful pressure range of -300mmHg to +500mmHg. The biocompatible sensor can be mounted on the side or tip of a catheter or endoscope.

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Product category: Pressure sensors

SM9X3X Ultra-Low Pressure Sensor

The SM9X3X Series with pressure ranges as low as 125 Pa (0.50 inH2O) enables pressure and flow sensing in medical applications, e.g. CPAP and respiratory devices. The fully temperature compensated and pressure calibrated sensor has industry leading output accuracy of 1% FS.

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Company news




Jun 26, 2019

Silicon Microstructures’ IntraSense Awarded “Innovative Product of the Year” by Sensors Expo & Conference

Milpitas, California, June 26, 2019 – Today Silicon Microstructures, Inc. (SMI) was awarded “Innovative Product of the Year” for their medical invasive product line IntraSenseTM during the Best of Sensors Expo Awards. Specifically, during the Sensors Expo and Conference in San Jose, CA, the award was for a new version of their 1-French IntraSenseTM device. The biocompatible 1-French pressure sensors with pre-attached wiring and encapsulation can now be paired with unique back-end electronics that limit electrical currents to levels meeting the strictest definitions of the ISO Safe Current standard. This reduces the design and regulatory burden for medical device developers.

Sensors Expo and Conference is North America’s premier event for sensors, connectivity, and IoT, held this week. The Best of Sensors Expo Awards selects outstanding innovations and real-life applications in sensing. The award was presented by the Event Director, Cal Droton, to SMI’s representative Dr. Justin Gaynor, VP IntraSense. “To receive this recognition is a great honor, and validates the approach our team has taken to simplify the integration of our invasive sensors into finished devices.”, says Dr. Gaynor, “The combination of ease of use and superior information offered by IntraSense can really change the dynamics inside the OR or cath lab, and offers a big step forward for evidence-based medicine.”

The IntraSenseTM line of pressure sensing solutions simplifies direct pressure monitoring throughout the anatomy, leveraging an industry-leading size of less than 1-French. It is designed to enable accurate in vivo pressure sensing in many minimally invasive devices, including catheters and endoscopes. To ensure easy system integration, the sensor can be directly exposed to different bodily fluids with no encapsulation required. SMI also offers custom calibrated solutions that can be designed to work with customers’ existing equipment.

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About us

Company details

SMI (Silicon Microstructures Inc.) develops and manufactures MEMS based pressure sensor solutions for challenging medical applications. Our integrated business model with in-house manufacturing in Silicon Valley (USA) enables industry-leading quality (ISO9001 and IATF16949 certified). We develop unique products for applications requiring ultra-low pressure ranges and extremely small sized sensors. For pressure sensing in medical devices e.g. CPAP, we offer calibrated solutions with digital and analog output signal and small package footprint for easy system integration. For invasive medical devices we offer the in vivo pressure sensing product line IntraSense®, a 1-French biocompatible connected pressure sensor.

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Area of business

Electrical and electronic components