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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

ASML bags 4.3 billion dollar EUV order from Hynix
A peak inside Samsung’s EUV-made DRAM chips
Eleo gets recharged with Lumipol investment
Holst Centre breaks through with next-generation ultrasound monitor
ASML and Imec take EUV patterning to the limit
VLSI goes quantum in EU Flagship project
Elusive amorphous perovskites may increase solar cell efficiency
Imec finds energy-consumption milestone with new UWB transmitter chip
ASML’s Van den Brink and Imec’s Van den hove inducted into National Academy of Engineering (update)
Report: EU getting more serious about building a European fab
Rob Postma takes the controls at Airbus NL
E-Magy energized with 5 million in funding
Nexperia bets big on boosting manufacturing and R&D
Imec gets a head start on high-NA EUV patterning

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.