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Reducing an optical sensor interrogator to the size of a memory stick

Fiber-optic sensing is gaining traction for accurate strain, shape and temperature measurement in aircraft, civil structures, high-tech machines and medical catheters and endoscopes. Technobis and Bruco have developed a memory stick-sized fiber-optic measurement system.

Headlines

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
Imec.istart balloons to ‎€30M as maximum investment doubles

Hittech wants employees to drive their own success

Training programs can be an effective tool to attract new talent and help employees sharpen their skills. To Development Manager Stefan Vossen of Hittech Multin, training courses provide something much more important – a chance to discover your intrinsic motivation and realize your passion.

In other news

Huawei claims breakthrough in 5G antenna tech (Techradar)
SpaceX’s first ever astronaut launch is a ‘go’ (Techcrunch)
Suspended executives wanted to get Fox-IT back into Dutch hands (Teller Report)

Why you’re not deploying AI

Everyone talks about all the great opportunities and benefits AI will bring to their organization and society at large. But when it hits close to home, the willingness to change and reap the benefits suddenly is severely lacking.