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Lightyears away from production

Despite the wave of excitement behind Lightyear’s hybrid solar/electric vehicle prototype, the Helmond-based startup still has much to prove to deliver on promises of mass production. As the timeline continues to shrink, will the Lightyear One ever make it to the market?

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

Seecubic doubles down on glasses-free 3D in Eindhoven

As 4K technology has become the new standard in video resolution, Seecubic’s glasses-free 3D solution offers a new dimension for OEMs. But after several years of maturation and small-volume production, the company is looking to get back to what it does best: development and innovation for the future.

In other news

Putting an augmented-reality screen on a contact lens (UploadVR)
Imagination expands with new European design center (Evertiq)
Boeing’s troubled 737 Max runs into a new glitch (CNN)

Placing and matching a multilayer chip antenna

How to get the maximum performance from a multilayer chip antenna.