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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

TU Delft goes deep with new optical imaging method
UT and the University of Münster team up for “intelligent matter”
VLSI: semi equipment market to grow 16.6 percent this year
NWA funding for taking quantum technology to the public
Lionix helps ETH to scale quantum computer
Imec and Ximea partnership brings new hyperspectral camera into focus

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.