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ItoM Medical transplants its biometric sensing platform to a chip

Having proven itself again and again in medical research systems, the time has come for ItoM Medical’s amplification and signal processing technology to be cast into an integrated design. The move will improve cost and performance but also open up new possibilities.

Headlines

ASML bags 4.3 billion dollar EUV order from Hynix
A peak inside Samsung’s EUV-made DRAM chips
Eleo gets recharged with Lumipol investment
Holst Centre breaks through with next-generation ultrasound monitor
ASML and Imec take EUV patterning to the limit
VLSI goes quantum in EU Flagship project
Elusive amorphous perovskites may increase solar cell efficiency
Imec finds energy-consumption milestone with new UWB transmitter chip
ASML’s Van den Brink and Imec’s Van den hove inducted into National Academy of Engineering (update)
Report: EU getting more serious about building a European fab

System requirements defined by cascades of creativity

With more than 30 years of experience with some of the top names in the Netherlands’ high-tech industry, Cees Michielsen reflects on his lessons learned and how he tries to relay this knowledge in system requirements engineering.

In other news

Musk defies orders and reopens Tesla’s California plant (BBC)
TUE accused of bias over drive to hire female staff (Guardian)
Eindhoven security researchers find fatal vulnerabilities in Thunderbolt (TUE)

Don’t let your habits define you

The only way to break out of non-constructive behavior is by continuously holding up a mirror to yourself and carefully analyzing whether what you’re doing is actually the best course of action under the circumstances.