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Photonics startup Mantispectra takes chemical analysis out of the lab

Who says chemical analysis needs to be performed in a laboratory, by well-trained personnel? Thanks to a photonic-chip-based spectral sensing system being commercialized by startup Mantispectra, classifying and quantifying material composition will never be easier.

Headlines

Inspection automation specialist Autofill expands to the High Tech Campus
Imec helps Apple to reduce ecological impact of chip use
Dens hydrozine system fueled with millions in investment
Plasmacure’s wound treatment system nets new funds for clinical studies
UT scientist involved in latest demonstration of quantum supremacy
Dutch consortium starts Battery Competence Center
Dutch forensic lab first to decrypt Tesla’s driving data
ASML experiencing growing pains

IoT and PC-based control to utilize manufacturing and machine data

Machines, devices and plants produce more and more data as they become smarter and more networked. Smart industry promises to turn these huge amounts of data into valuable information. Beckhoff and Mathworks show how this challenge can be tackled.

In other news

Amazon is working on its own quantum computer (Bloomberg)
Deepmind co-founder: gaming inspired AI breakthrough (BBC)
German EUV developers awarded Deutscher Zukunftspreis (Fraunhofer)

5G will swing up the number of IoT applications

5G opens up a wealth of new possibilities, which all need electronic device support. More and more, electronic assemblies are being built into applications that were never connected before.