• Comment: On autonomous driving and seizing the tech transfer opportunity

    Processing and storing data, such as visual data, is key to the success of self-driving cars, allowing safety systems to recognise and respond to changes in their environments. However, as these systems become more sophisticated and autonomous vehicles (AV) become more accessible to the wider con......view more

  • New 3.3 KV Power Module From Infineon

    Infineon Technologies has extended its large portfolio of high voltage devices with a new package: XHP 3. This is a new flexible IGBT module platform for high-power applications in the voltage range from 3,3 kV up to 6,5 kV. The module allows for scalable designs with best-in-class reliability and h......view more

  • Huawei's R&D investment in 2018 exceeds $15 billion

    Chinese tech giant Huawei's research and development (R&D) investment in 2018 surpassed that Microsoft, Apple and Intel, ranking the 4th among the global tech companies. According to the latest statistics from the EU, the 101.5 billion yuan ($15.1 billion) R&D investment by ......view more

  • Website is dedicated to power products

    The  Power Gateway  joins Components, IoT and Ferrite Gateway sites, each focusing on a specific market area and offering products, e-commerce trading, supply chain logistics and value added services. It will feature key franchises including Camdenboss, Epcos, Finder, ICW, IMO, Ori......view more

  • Škoda To Install Nearly 7,000 EV Charging Points At Its Czech Factories

    By 2025, Škoda Auto will have provided around €32 million ($36.16  million) for the construction of an internal charging infrastructure  with almost 7,000 charging points at and around the three Czech  factories in Mladá Boleslav, Kvasiny and Vrchlabí. The charging stations ......view more

  • Amazon planning low orbit satellite constellation for internet access

    Amazon’s proposed constellation is said to have 3,236 satellites and is called Project Kuiper. SpaceX’s constellation will consist of 4,425 satellites and is called Starlink. It has plans to expand it to 12,000 satellites. Both schemes are for low orbit constellations aimed at deliv......view more

  • Faster robots demoralize co-workers

    It's not whether you win or lose; it's how hard the robot is working. A Cornell University-led team has found that when robots are beating humans in contests for cash prizes, people consider themselves less competent and expend slightly less effort -- and they tend to dislike the robots.......view more

  • The need for battery safety systems for drones

    The number of drones on the market is continuously increasing. The Federal Aviation Administration foresees a continuous strong growth of products for aerial imaging and data collection, including emergency and rescue operations. All drones are subject to fault conditions that can cause vari......view more