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A developer’s eye on smart glasses

In a Horizon 2020 project led by a major eyewear company, an advanced smart glasses product was developed that supports users in their daily activities. Consortium member Alten describes the main technical challenges and explains how they were solved.

Headlines

Intel: we’re getting ASML’s first high-NA tool
TSMC mulls building a fab in Germany
Lightyear rides with Finnish manufacturing partner over VDL
Smart lens from Flanders sees €8M in Series A investment
Intel rumored to be interested in buying Globalfoundries
Dutch companies join hands to supply commercial quantum computers
New center for THz technology launches at TUE
Neuromorphic AI developer Innatera boasts new chairman of the board
Printed-electronics startup Keiron sees funding lift off with NWO grant
Robin brings Scarecrow into its nest for airport bird control
Intel offers to spread chip investments across Europe

How the Del Prados got into the semiconductor business

After stumbling into Dean Knapic and his promising silicon business, Arthur del Prado joined a burgeoning but auspicious industry.

In other news

Google owner Alphabet in bid to buy Fitbit (Reuters)
The extreme physics pushing Moore’s Law (Seeker)
Intel heralds record third quarter (The Register)

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