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Celebrating 40 years since Voyager 2

24 August, 2017 by

Frequency Electronics (FEI) is celebrating the launch of the Voyager 2 spacecraft by NASA on 20 August 1977 — 40 years ago this week.


Stretchable and transparent electronics markets set to grow substantially

22 August, 2017 by

The global stretchable electronics market is expected to rise at a CAGR of about 105% from 2016–2023, while the transparent electronics market will be a bit more conservative at 59%.


Omron appoints new director for Oceania

21 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

Automation company Omron Asia Pacific has appointed a new director for its operations in the Oceania region.


Autonomous robotics competition to be held in Sydney next month

18 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: National Instruments Aust Pty Ltd

Two dozen autonomous robots designed by engineering students from across Australia and New Zealand will compete for robot supremacy in the 7th Annual National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition (NIARC), to be held at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) on 5 September.


Diamonds are a scientist's best friend

16 August, 2017 by

Researchers in the lab of Professor Robert Nemanich, one of the world's foremost experts on diamonds, are utilising the unique characteristics of these precious gemstones in some innovative applications.


Australian academic awarded for contribution to 3D printing

15 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Deakin University

Professor Ian Gibson has become the first Australian academic to receive a prestigious international award recognising his lifetime contribution to the world of 3D printing.


Power Integrations and Future Electronics sign distribution agreement

14 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Future Electronics

Power Integrations has announced a worldwide distribution agreement with Future Electronics, a distributor of electronics components.


Are health, safety and wellness important to your company?

02 August, 2017 by

Over 400 professionals have already signed up to attend the world-class SAFETYconnect conference and expo, to be held from 16–17 August at Rosehill Gardens, Sydney.


STMicroelectronics reports solid first-half results for 2017

28 July, 2017 by

Semiconductor company STMicroelectronics has reported its financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2017, ending 1 July.


Mouser signs global distribution deal with InvenSense

27 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with InvenSense, a provider of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensor platforms.


Zond loses patent infringement lawsuit

26 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Renesas Electronics

The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (Boston) has ruled in favour of Renesas Electronics Corporation and Renesas Electronics America in a patent infringement lawsuit brought against it by Zond.


Azoteq touch control products now available from Digi-Key Electronics

24 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Digi-Key Electronics

Touch-sensing products from Azoteq are now available worldwide through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as the result of a new distribution agreement.


Flying high: long-lasting drone developed

20 July, 2017 by

Tom Maclaurin has invented an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that is capable of flying for five times longer than many drones currently on the market, as well as conducting aerial surveillance at a fraction of the cost of current manned aircraft.


Versum Materials acquires cleaning solutions supplier Dynaloy

19 July, 2017 by

Versum Materials has agreed to acquire cleaning solutions supplier Dynaloy from Eastman Chemical Company for approximately US$13 million.


100 smart cities, millions of opportunities

17 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Smart cities use hundreds, thousands or millions of devices and sensors installed in various locations as part of a coherent and cohesively managed network.


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