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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

Vodafone probes Effect Photonics’ optical transceivers
Think tank: rejuvenate European IC design before building a fab
New investment primes Delft Circuits for industrialization
Amolf creates perovskite paintings by having the ink react with the canvas
National Growth Fund funds quantum and AI research agendas
TUE develops even smarter smart windows for greenhouses
Bestronics picks BIC to place PCB prototype production
TSMC calls worldwide plans for boosting chip production “unrealistic”
Trillion+ semiconductor units shipped again this year
Airbus and TNO link on laser-based aircraft communication
ICT accelerates growth plan with Profit and Strypes NL acquisitions

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!