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Electronex 2017 — connecting the electronics industry

23 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Australasian Exhibitions and Events Pty Ltd

Australia's dedicated trade event for the electronics industry returns to Melbourne in September.


A game console for dogs?

21 June, 2017 by

Electronics have been keeping humans occupied in their spare time for decades now, so it was only a matter of time before the effect rubbed off on man's best friend as well.


Graphene electrodes benefit molecular electronic devices

21 June, 2017 by

An international team of researchers has revealed a new way to tune the functionality of next-generation molecular electronic devices using graphene.


HEMT inventor to receive Kyoto Prize

20 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Fujitsu Australia

Japanese semiconductor engineer Dr Takashi Mimura will receive the 2017 Kyoto Prize for his contributions to the advancement of ICT made through his invention and development of the high electron mobility transistor (HEMT).


LoRa creates big Industrial IoT opportunity in China

19 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Pundits predict China's IoT market will balloon to more than $120 billion by 2022. A significant part of this market opportunity is composed of promising industrial projects around water and gas meters, smart parking, and asset monitoring and tracking.


STMicroelectronics lights up Vivid Sydney 2017

14 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics has collaborated with Australian-based artists to create an exhibit called 'Light of Thoughts' for Vivid Sydney 2017, running from 26 May to 17 June.


An Australian FIRST: Sydney students win prestigious robotics award

08 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

For the first time ever, a team from Australia has been announced as the winner of the Chairman's Award at the 2017 FIRST Championship held in Houston, Texas.


Future Electronics signs distribution agreements, wins award

05 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Future Electronics

Future Electronics has signed new distribution agreements with Maxim Integrated Products and Rigado, in addition to receiving three distribution awards from Vishay.


Collaboration to drive V2X technology

30 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: u-blox Singapore Pte Ltd

V2X companies u-blox, Commsignia and NXP Semiconductors have announced a strategic collaboration in order to address the rapidly growing demand for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology.


Avnet consolidates distribution centres

26 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

Technology distributor Avnet has announced that it will be merging its distribution centres into one new facility in order to increase productivity efficiency.


u-blox's cellular module acquisition terminated

22 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: u-blox Singapore Pte Ltd

Swiss module manufacturer u-blox has announced that it will not proceed with its acquisition of the SIMCom cellular module product line from Shanghai-based SIM Technology Group.


Electronic sustainment centre coming to Western Sydney

15 May, 2017 by

Global security company Northrop Grumman is making a $50 million investment in the development of an advanced defence electronics maintenance and sustainment centre for Western Sydney.


Augmented reality for space station maintenance

02 May, 2017 by

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is leading an international project to develop a new augmented reality (AR) tool for the European Space Agency (ESA).


Femtosatellite launcher 3D printed in space

20 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Mouser Electronics

The winning design of the International Space Station (ISS) Design Challenge, an initiative of Mouser Electronics, has been 3D printed in space.


Australia's biggest e-waste recycling plant

10 April, 2017 by

Metals business Nyrstar is upgrading its smelter in Port Pirie, South Australia, to a multimetals processing and recovery facility that will also provide the technology to process e-waste.


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