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Service robot is looking closely

Automatica 2014

Service robot is looking closely

Warehouse robots capable of sorting chaotically delivered parts and domestic assistance robots able to distinguish between graspable objects and living areas. At Automatica, Fraunhofer IPA will present technologies for image processing and collision-free manipulation in a dynamic environment. lesen...

Electronics based on a 2-D electron gas

Semiconductors

Electronics based on a 2-D electron gas

A new material could open the door to a new kind of electronics: researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have created a stable two-dimensional electron gas in strontium titanate. lesen...

Measuring wind turbines from a distance

Fraunhofer IOSB

Measuring wind turbines from a distance

The rotor and tower of a wind turbine can vibrate even in normal operation. The analysis of these vibrations plays an important role in development and maintenance. The Fraunhofer Institute IOSB uses modern technology to measure the vibration pattern of the system structure from a distance. lesen...

Co-Design Antenna for High Precision GNSS

Imec and Septentrio

Co-Design Antenna for High Precision GNSS

Imec and Septentrio announced that they have collaborated to the design of a multi-frequency GNSS antenna for GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and GALILEO. lesen...

Fast multimedia link testing to speed up implementation

APIX2

Fast multimedia link testing to speed up implementation

INOVA Semiconductors, inventor of the APIX standard for real-time gigabit links for automotive applications and Alfamation, supplier of hardware and software test products and turn-key test and measurement solutions for automotive infotainment systems, have announced a close cooperation to speed up the integration of APIX2 technology into automotive applications. lesen...

Thermocompression Technology for High-Accuracy Narrow-Pitch Bonding of 3D ICs

Besi and Imec

Thermocompression Technology for High-Accuracy Narrow-Pitch Bonding of 3D ICs

The nanoelectronics research center imec and Besi, a global equipment supplier for the semiconductor and electronics industries, announced they are joining forces to develop a thermocompression bonding solution for narrow-pitch die-to-die and die-to-wafer bonding with high accuracy and high throughput. Through this collaboration, imec and Besi will pave the way to industrial adoption of thermocompression bonding for 3D IC manufacturing. lesen...

The right memory solution for the Internet of Things

Data Communication

The right memory solution for the Internet of Things

At the beginning of the Internet revolution, all IP addresses were assigned to computers of one sort or another. That time has long gone by. As the Internet developed, more kinds of computing devices became connected and a big chunk of the Internet traffic is now generated by "things" that autonomously communicate with each other, rather than by human operated computers. lesen...

Understanding Resolution in optical and magnetic Encoders

Encoder

Understanding Resolution in optical and magnetic Encoders

How the different types of rotary encoders work and what differentiates the performance of the many types available today. lesen...

Consistent workflows for electronics production

SMT Placement

Consistent workflows for electronics production

Modern electronics production does not only require powerful placement platforms but also the continuous support for all workflows on the factory floor. SIPLACE focuses on solutions aiming for this. lesen...

FPGA-based board design at the IN2P3 institute in France

Electronics Design

FPGA-based board design at the IN2P3 institute in France

FPGAs are at the heart of most of the electronics of the Large Hadron Collider's detector systems. The designers were looking for a way to speed up the FPGA-based board development. lesen...

DFX – Product development with an integrated production solution

Design strategies

DFX – Product development with an integrated production solution

Design for excellence – shortly DFX – encompasses methods, design guidelines and checklists for the improvement of products and processes which can lower costs in several phases of the product lifecycle. lesen...

Success is predictable – Quality is the Foundation

Quality assurance

Success is predictable – Quality is the Foundation

The electronics manufacturer dresden elektronik stresses the close cooperation with the customers as a cornerstone of its testing strategy. In many cases the customer determines which testing tools to employ. lesen...

Lean processes in development: risks and costs under control

Strategy

Lean processes in development: risks and costs under control

Unstructured projects, incalculable expenses and long lead times in development are the woes of many electronics manufacturers. The frontloading strategy keeps those problems in check. lesen...

Radio-based checks of process steps increase efficiency

Logistics

Radio-based checks of process steps increase efficiency

Modern identification technologies like RFID can play their part in reducing the error rate and making work processes more efficient. This is especially true for manual procedures in electronics manufacturing. lesen...

LPKF Presents Prototyping for 3-D Molded Interconnect Devices

Laser Direct Structuring

LPKF Presents Prototyping for 3-D Molded Interconnect Devices

The LDS process has something to offer: thanks to laser direct structuring (LDS), traces are produced on three-dimensional plastic bodies. Instant metallization generates the copper strip conductors. lesen...

OLED for lighting – ready for the market?

Illuminating Engineering

OLED for lighting – ready for the market?

Flexible or rigid, transparent or glossy: With the OLED can achieve many designs. Compared to classical lighting many disciplines are required for light with OLED. lesen...

Electronics drives you safely home

Automotive Memory Solutions

Electronics drives you safely home

Memory solutions for car applications must be the result of a well defined approach to the automotive industry forged by a supplier who has a long-term vision and commitment to this specific market segment. Micron considers the automotive market segment as an area of strategic importance and has become a top player in this field, not by chance but by design. lesen...

A breakthrough innovation in sound sensing from STMicroelectronics

MEMS Microphones

A breakthrough innovation in sound sensing from STMicroelectronics

What are the advantages of MEMS microphones over traditional solutions? This article focuses on how MEMS Microphones have enabled breakthrough innovations in consumer, medical, security and automotive applications. lesen...

MID technology exemplified by magnetic field sensors

MID technology exemplified by magnetic field sensors

It is the possibility of combining the freedom of 3D shaping provided by injection molding technology with the integration of many possible functions; this is both unique and convincing. lesen...

Competitive advantage due to sound technical advice

Relay applications note

Competitive advantage due to sound technical advice

Largely invisible for the end user, electromechanical relays reliably undertake switching tasks with high performance in the car, in devices in the entertainment and household appliance industry, in the telecommunications and industrial sector, in the rail and aerospace sectors and in building services. The variety of applications is enormous and is rapidly expanding due to the increasing usage of electronics and electrification. lesen...

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Trends and highlights for your bike

Eurobike

Trends and highlights for your bike

27.08.14 - Looking ahead to the 2015 model year, the e-bike market will continue to be dynamic, exciting and diverse. The fact that automotive supplier Brose recently celebrated the start of production of e-bike drives at its Berlin facility is also exemplary of an important trend in the e-bike segment. lesen...

History of the Dev Kit

Development kits

History of the Dev Kit

24.07.14 - Development kits have shaped the technology-led world we know today. Originally a basis for prototyping products and applications, Development Kits are now being used to produce some of the world’s most innovative new technologies. lesen...

Designing a Better Street Luminaire Heatsink with Thermal Simulation

LED Technology

Designing a Better Street Luminaire Heatsink with Thermal Simulation

14.08.14 - High temperatures can reduce an LED’s light output and cause a color shift and, at the same time, shorten the component’s useful effective life. Heat dissipation design is a key factor in the performance of power LEDs. lesen...

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars

Electromobility

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars "unplugged"

16.07.14 - One of the next steps on the way to perfect electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles is wireless charging. Daimler and BMW have now agreed on jointly developing and implementing one common technology. lesen...

On the way to the final: Soccer stadia in glamorous light

Lighting technology

On the way to the final: Soccer stadia in glamorous light

09.07.14 - The world's gaze falls on Brazil and its brand-new soccer stadia, in which 32 international teams compete over a period of four weeks. lesen...

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen

Aquos Crystal

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen

25.08.14 - AQUOS Crystal breaks the mold of traditional smartphone design. From its stunning picture quality and immersive, vibrant display to its sleek, 5-inch edge-to-edge HD screen, AQUOS Crystal revolutionizes the mobile phone experience. lesen...

FIFA World Cup Final was filmed in 360° Ultra HD

Image Processing

FIFA World Cup Final was filmed in 360° Ultra HD

15.07.14 - The 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Production of the Final Match was a 360-degree viewing experience thanks to a panoramic, Ultra HD OmniCam developed by scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin. lesen...

Mentor Graphics acquires XS Embedded to Reduce Time to Start of Production (SOP)

Automotive system architecture

Mentor Graphics acquires XS Embedded to Reduce Time to Start of Production (SOP)

09.07.14 - Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH (XSe), a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. lesen...

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