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AI-enhanced glasses for the visually impaired

To assist the visually impaired with increased mobility independence and enhanced text reading capabilities, Yes!Delft start-up Envision is developing its own hands-free, AI-based solution for smart glasses.

Headlines

Qutech and co want to quantum-connect the Randstad
Neways acquiesces to automotive angst, axes 250
Academic Startup Competition announces its top 10
Ebusco and Rocsys link up for automated bus depots
Applied Materials bumps ASML back to runner-up in semi equipment market

When persistence pays off: why ASMI is doing so well

Grueling work with Intel cemented ASM International’s position in the atomic layer deposition market, but the emergence of more ALD semiconductor applications was required for that investment to really pay off.

In other news

Semicon more bullish on AI than other industries (Electronics Weekly)
Russia launches humanoid robot to the ISS (Space.com)
Trump is mad some automakers want to make cleaner cars (The Verge)

Quantify yourself

As companies are increasingly becoming data- and AI-driven, there’s a growing need to define desired outcomes in quantitative terms. This requires everyone in leadership and decision-making roles to take a more quantitative approach to their job.