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Program to prepare businesses for Fourth Industrial Revolution

18 January, 2019

The Industry 4.0 Testlabs for Australia program is designed to prepare businesses for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, with the help of six selected Australian universities.


Cree and STMicroelectronics announce silicon carbide wafer supply agreement

17 January, 2019 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Electronics company Cree has signed a multiyear agreement to produce and supply its Wolfspeed silicon carbide (SiC) wafers to STMicroelectronics.


Megadrone breaks record for lifting heaviest load

14 January, 2019

With the help of its 16 propellers, Forvola's megadrone lifted a box full of spare parts weighing 101 kg to a height of almost 1.5 m for more than one minute and three seconds.


The power of spin-orbit coupling in quantum computing

21 December, 2018

Researchers are investigating pathways to scale up atom-based computing architectures using spin-orbit coupling — the coupling of a qubit's orbital and spin degree of freedom.


New institute to create ethically aware AI

20 December, 2018

The Gradient Institute was founded to research the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI) and develop ethical AI-based systems.


Würth Elektronik Trilogy of Magnetics textbook — fifth edition

19 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Wurth Electronics Australia Pty

Würth Elektronik has published the fifth edition of its Trilogy of Magnetics textbook. The focal point of the practically oriented technical book lies on application circuits and the selection of passive components and layout recommendations in special consideration of EMC aspects.


REDARC expands Lonsdale headquarters, creates jobs

13 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Redarc Electronics

The advanced electronics manufacturing firm has undergone a $22m development that has resulted in the creation of an additional 3000 m2 of manufacturing space.


Matrix Electronica M2M devices now available in Australia

10 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Australis M2M Pty Ltd

Australis M2M, a specialist provider of industrial cellular M2M hardware and services, has acquired distributorship for Matrix Electronica's MTX range of M2M devices.


A guide to Industry 4.0 across the world

07 December, 2018

EU Automation has released a book charting the development of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and how countries around the world are digitalising.


Mouser offers free design resources, receives anti-counterfeit accreditation

06 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

Mouser has announced a new partnership with SamacSys and received accreditation to AS6496.


Scientists create 2D electronic kagome lattice

05 December, 2018

Scientists have long been interested in making a 2D kagome lattice because of the useful theoretical electronic properties such a structure would have.


Silicon contamination halves graphene performance

04 December, 2018 | Supplied by: RMIT University

Researchers have revealed how to fully harness the potential of graphene, the so-called 'supermaterial' anticipated to transform the electronics industry.


Asia–Pacific gears up for the launch of 5G

30 November, 2018

The digitalisation of manufacturing and supply chains in Asia–Pacific is currently lagging, but will be substantially accelerated by the launch of 5G.


Connect, collaborate and innovate at SEMICON Korea

28 November, 2018

More than 450 companies will gather at SEMICON Korea, to be held from 23–25 January 2019 at the COEX in Seoul.


You can now operate your tablet just by thinking about it

26 November, 2018

The investigational brain-computer interface enables people with paralysis to directly operate a tablet device by thinking about making cursor movements and clicks.


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