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Senseglove gets a feel for VR

After developing a physical therapy device for the rehabilitation of stroke victims, Senseglove augmented its scope. Now, the Yes!Delft start-up is using simulators to give trainees at Volkswagen, Google Deepmind and other customers a virtual ‘feel’ for the job.

Headlines

Lightyear drives in Dutch multinational SHV as partner and investor
Dutch quantum startups get access to 13.6 billion investment capital
ASML scores five stars in customer satisfaction survey
South Korea launches 450-billion-dollar semiconductor boost
Envision’s AI-powered smart glasses see €1.5M in new investment
Rocsys rakes in €5.25M investment to scale up and expand globally
Global semiconductor revenue tops 500 billion this year
Sioux sets up shop in Apeldoorn
Philips and ESI make Comma tool available through Eclipse
Dawn Aerospace validates B20 Thrusters in space

Ushio sells its first EUV light source

Ushio has received the first acceptance of its laser-assisted discharge produced (LDP) EUV light source. After 15 years of development, the company may earn a place in the EUV arena after all – in the mask shops, not the fab, though.

In other news

China poised to lead in chip equipment spending (EE Times)
Amazon and the all-electric future of fleet vehicles (Wired)
Philips to exit Signify in €357 million deal (Reuters)

Merging mechatronic systems engineering and software engineering

Traditionally at Demcon, the mechatronic systems engineer took the lead in model-based design, but the software engineer turned out to be indispensable in defining a software architecture. Over the years, both disciplines have come together.