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TUE, NXP and KPN roll out the red carpet for 5G

In an effort to ensure the rollout of the next-generation 5G network, the Dutch private and public sectors are teaming up as Eindhoven University of Technology joins industry giants NXP and KPN to pave the way.

Headlines

Fastned lands France and €17M for further growth
TU Delft working on smart and communicative solar cells
Chip industry to grow 6 percent, top 15 by twice as much
Imec and KU Leuven flout Tesla’s keyless entry
Plant imaging goes low code
Grai Matter Labs gets $14M boost to edge AI
Major setbacks in China’s efforts to boost chip industry
TUE turns up the heat on e-waste
FME and TNO bring together Dutch electrolyzer companies
Agfa inks deal for Clariant’s printed-electronics materials
Samsung takes on TSMC in race to 3nm chips
Horizon Europe budget gets 4 billion boost
Imec launches “advanced RF” initiative for 6G devices
College student trainees help SMEs innovate

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.

In other news

Helping autonomous vehicles see around corners (MIT)
Python creator Guido van Rossum retires (Dropbox)
Colruyt supermarket invests in French logistic robots (EU-Startups)

Who manages your system architecture?

Many companies have no or severely atrophied systems engineering functions that are unable to provide governance of nor experimentation with the system architecture. This lack of capability is extremely dangerous from a disruption perspective.