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STMicroelectronics acquires SOMOS Semiconductor

23 October, 2020 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics has announced the acquisition and integration of the assets of SOMOS Semiconductor, a French fabless semiconductor company.


QR Code receives IEEE Milestone award

20 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Denso International Australia

It's played a key role in helping businesses to open up safely during COVID-19, and now the ubiquitous QR Code has received an IEEE Milestone award.


Lowest ever noise levels recorded for qubits

13 October, 2020

The level of charge noise in semiconductor qubits has been a critical obstacle to achieving the accuracy levels needed for large-scale error-corrected quantum computers.


LaSAR Alliance to accelerate AR eyewear adoption

12 October, 2020 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

The LaSAR Alliance is focused on meeting the technical challenges required for all-day wearable smart glasses.


Electronic blood vessels implanted in rabbits

08 October, 2020

Researchers have developed electronic blood vessels that can be actively tuned to address subtle changes in the body after implantation.


NVIDIA set to acquire Arm for $40 billion

07 October, 2020

NVIDIA will acquire Arm from SoftBank Group and the SoftBank Vision Fund in a transaction valued at $40 billion through a combination of NVIDIA shares and cash.


SEMI launches flexible hybrid electronics standards committee

01 October, 2020

The committee aims to develop global standards for flexible hybrid electronics spanning design, materials, manufacturing, packaging and systems.


Deakin Uni course to build additive manufacturing skills

29 September, 2020 | Supplied by: MSC Software Australia

MSC Software is working with Deakin University to develop Australia's additive manufacturing skills and ensure strong economic growth.


Manufacturing in the new normal

28 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Mitsubishi Electric Australia

Just like society as a whole, manufacturers are experiencing a lot of additional challenges they didn't expect, and to top it all many are facing reduced budgets.


How facial recognition technology benefits and harms us

24 September, 2020 by Amy Cavendish*

Ever since the growth of facial recognition technology (FRT), the world's been cautiously optimistic about the benefits it brings to the table.


Vicor announces global distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics

22 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

Vicor has announced the expansion of its Europe, Middle East and Africa relationship with Arrow Electronics to a global distribution agreement.


Smart helmet designed to keep motorcyclists safe

18 September, 2020

Forcite's smart helmet is designed to deliver road alerts and visual and audio turn-by-turn navigation without a phone.


BluGlass receives federal grant for laser manufacturing

08 September, 2020

BluGlass has been awarded a co-funding grant by the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre to establish a laser diode foundry business onshore in Australia.


Keysight World goes virtual in 2020

04 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Keysight Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

The live virtual events will be held from 22–24 September in the Americas, Europe and Asia in English (in appropriate time zones).


Electronex rescheduled to May 2021

26 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Australasian Exhibitions and Events Pty Ltd

Electronex – The Electronics Design and Assembly Expo, which was to be held in November at Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, has been rescheduled to 5–6 May 2021.


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