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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

Lionix helps ETH to scale quantum computer
Imec and Ximea partnership brings new hyperspectral camera into focus
CWI gets NWA grant for integrating smart vehicles in society
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

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.