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CEA-Leti presenting 11 papers at IEDM 2018 & hosting workshop on disruptive technologies for data management

Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, will present 11 papers at IEDM 2018 in San Francisco, Dec. 3-5, including one invited paper on scalable silicon quantum computing. It also will host a workshop covering “Disruptive Technologies for Data Management” on Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Nikko Hotel, anchored …

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HARTING takes gold for social responsibility

Rating agency EcoVadis has awarded Gold Status to HARTING Technology Group in recognition of the company’s ongoing corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts. This marks the third time the company has been distinguished with the award by EcoVadis and places HARTING in the five percent of top performers in its industry. …

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Smart home market to grow to 640 million devices in 2018

According to a new study, the global smart home market will grow by almost a third in 2018 compared to the previous year. This means that the various manufacturers in the sector will have sold over 640 million smart devices. In four years, annual sales will have reached as many …

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Renesas Electronics highlights embedded artificial intelligence at electronica 2018

Embedded artificial intelligence (e-AI) is paving the way towards a safer, healthier, greener and smarter world. Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced it will showcase its innovations that are transforming the embedded design landscape at the electronica trade fair, which takes place November 13-16, 2018 at the …

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Scotland senses opportunity with new CENSIS funding

CENSIS, the centre of excellence for sensing, imaging systems, and the Internet of Things (IoT), has received a £9.25m, five-year funding package to cement Scotland’s place as a world leader in cutting-edge technology. The public investment from the Scottish Funding Council, Scottish Enterprise, and Highlands and Islands Enterprise is expected …

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Embedded vision comes to space-constrained consumer and industrial systems with launch of new 1mm2 low-power Micro Camera Module from ams

ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announced the pre-release of the NanEyeM, a miniature integrated Micro Camera Module (MCM) assembly with a tiny footprint at the image sensor end of just 1mm2. With its compact design and convenient interface, the NanEyeM is easy to integrate …

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Free technical seminars in UK help engineers and managers build reliable, robust, secure systems

To help engineers and design teams meet the challenges of increasingly connected and complex embedded systems, LDRA has teamed up with QNX and its distributor Direct Insight to present free technical seminars that teach the latest design methodologies and techniques for ensuring safe and secure embedded development. Three seminars, to be offered in November in the U.K, will …

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Compact 5V, 10A synchronous Silent Switcher 2 buck regulator reduces heat, EMI & footprint in high power density applications

Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTC3310S, a 5V, 10A low EMI monolithic synchronous buck converter. The device’s fixed frequency peak current mode architecture is ideal for high step-down ratio applications that demand fast transient response. The LTC3310S uses the Silent Switcher 2 architecture with integrated hot loop bypass …

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Bosch announces industry’s first Position Tracking Smart Sensor BHI160BP for wearables

At electronica Munich, Bosch Sensortec announces the BHI160BP, the industry’s first Position Tracking Smart Sensor that utilises integrated inertial sensors to improve GPS location tracking. Always-on position tracking When used with a GPS or GNSS module, the BHI160BP enables users to take full advantage of pedestrian position tracking with up …

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Meyer Burger awarded contract from Chinese customer for its newest generation wafer inspection system

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd received the first order for its latest generation Wafer Inspection System, the WIS-08 shortly after launching the platform in the market. A leading PV manufacturer from China has ordered a total of 20 tools developed by Meyer Burger’s subsidiary, Hennecke Systems GmbH, to ensure reliable quality …

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