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A new era of spectrum use thanks to AI and SDR

A team of Imec researchers, together with scientists from Rutgers University, have participated in the finals of the Darpa Spectrum Collaboration Challenge. Their idea: using AI to teach wireless devices to avoid spectral collisions.

Headlines

TSMC calls worldwide plans for boosting chip production “unrealistic”
Trillion+ semiconductor units shipped again this year
Airbus and TNO link on laser-based aircraft communication
ICT accelerates growth plan with Profit and Strypes NL acquisitions
Port of Rotterdam commissions 77 hybrid-electrical AGVs with VDL
Sirius Medical goes international with US approval and UK implant

It’s official: Intel is playing catch-up

Things are heating up in the X86 processor market. After taking a backseat to Intel for more than a decade, AMD (together with TSMC) has edged itself into technological leadership.

In other news

Helping robots find the front door (MIT)
Xerox makes $30 billion bid for rival HP (Techcrunch)
Uber self-driving car kills jaywalker (The Register)

What use is your data?

Many agree that collecting and using data is an integral part of a digitalization strategy. The challenge is that they have one specific use in mind and don’t think in terms of a holistic view of the types of data and the possible uses of that data.