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IoT and PC-based control to utilize manufacturing and machine data

Machines, devices and plants produce more and more data as they become smarter and more networked. Smart industry promises to turn these huge amounts of data into valuable information. Beckhoff and Mathworks show how this challenge can be tackled.

Headlines

Intel: we’re getting ASML’s first high-NA tool
TSMC mulls building a fab in Germany
Lightyear rides with Finnish manufacturing partner over VDL
Smart lens from Flanders sees €8M in Series A investment
Intel rumored to be interested in buying Globalfoundries
Dutch companies join hands to supply commercial quantum computers
New center for THz technology launches at TUE
Neuromorphic AI developer Innatera boasts new chairman of the board
Printed-electronics startup Keiron sees funding lift off with NWO grant
Robin brings Scarecrow into its nest for airport bird control
Intel offers to spread chip investments across Europe

Innatera raises €5M to bring neuromorphic AI to the edge

With its brain-inspired AI chip, TU Delft spinoff Innatera Nanosystems claims sensor data can be processed 100x faster and with up to 500x less energy than with conventional processors.

In other news

Black Holes Consortium receives NWA funding (Utrecht University)
TSMC and Google push boundaries with 3D ‘stacking’ (Nikkei Asia)
SMIC to be banned from buying US equipment (Electronics Weekly)

The end of scarcity

Instead of competing at the sharp end of the knife with a scarcity mindset, look for ways to create win-win situations and adopt an abundance mindset. There’s more than enough for all of us. Your growth is only helping my growth!