Drone industry to be worth US$92 billion by 2030

02 December, 2020

New regulatory changes and the slow rollout of remote ID and 5G will enable an enormous upscaling of drone operations, according to ABI Research.

Printed and flexible electronics: key technology highlights in 2020

26 November, 2020 by Dr Matthew Dyson, Technology Analyst | Supplied by: IDTechEx

Printed/flexible electronics is a constantly evolving area with extensive scope for innovation. IDTechEx outlines three of the most exciting technological highlights in the sector.

Fugaku retains title as world's fastest supercomputer

19 November, 2020

The supercomputer Fugaku has once again taken out the top spot on the TOP500 list — a ranking of the world's fastest supercomputers that is published twice a year.

'Lab-in-Fab' to advance adoption of piezoelectric MEMS

06 November, 2020 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics, A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics and ULVAC will jointly set up and operate an 8″ (200 mm) R&D line focused on piezo MEMS technology.

Webinar: How eSIM is forging a new future in IoT

26 October, 2020

Digi-Key Electronics has announced that it is sponsoring a product training webinar with STMicroelectronics and Truphone focused on how eSIM is forging a new future in IoT.

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.

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