Shicoh Engineering has designed the world's tiniest compact linear motor. What does a compact linear motor do? It regulates the autofocus function of cell phone cameras. A better focused nude celebrity spy photo is always a good thing, right?
It is less than half of an inch square and just over a tenth of an inch thick. Shicoh will begin shipping these motors later this month.
Worl'd tinies motor for camera phones [Textually]