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TU Delft students shatter the competition with sustainable glass speaker

In a search to help mitigate the buildup of electronic waste, a group of TU Delft students teamed up to create a fully recyclable home audio system: a speaker made from glass, which earned them a national first-place award for the 2020 James Dyson Award.

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Volkswagen plugs in NXP’s battery management system
UT lets one AI train another
NXP pens partnerships to propel AI portfolio
UT researcher looks to put intelligent anti-poaching sensor in the wild
Philips Q3 healthy despite corona
Phenom veteran Jos Maas takes the helm at Nearfield Instruments
Ericsson gets the call for KPN’s 5G core
New deals and automotive sector look to get Tomtom back on the road

Effect Photonics’ optical transceivers tune in to the market

It’s been quite the journey, but Effect Photonics is finally ready to take the telecom market by storm with its tunable optical transceivers. In doing so, it will give the Dutch Photondelta integrated photonics ecosystem a most welcome boost, too.

In other news

Funding coming for 1,000 scientists delayed by pandemic (Delta)
Spinach gives fuel cells a power-up (IEEE Spectrum)
ASM’s CFO, Peter van Bommel, to retire (Evertiq)

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