BCC Research has released two reports into the future of the electronics components and solid-state drives markets, respectively, predicting continued growth for each.
Force sensor supplier Peratech has received the Electronic Product of the Year award at the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs). The award was presented to Peratech for its 3D Multi-Touch Matrix sensor, based on its Quantum Tunnelling Composite (QTC) technology.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a US$500,000 grant from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2) to support research into flexible hybrid electronics (FHE).
In September this year, two dozen autonomous robots converged on the Great Hall at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) for the 7th Annual National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition (NIARC).
Lockheed Martin is partnering with the University of Sydney and RMIT University to develop advanced technologies that will have significant implications for both defence and commercial space-based applications.
From 6–7 September, Electronex — The Electronics Design & Assembly Expo and Conference was held at the Melbourne Park Function Centre. Around 1000 trade visitors and delegates attended the two-day event, which alternates annually between Melbourne and Sydney, leading event organiser Australasian Exhibitions and Events (AEE) to declare the expo an outstanding success.
The global market for wearable sensors is expected to record its first billion-dollar year in 2017, according to market research company IDTechEx.
Madison Technologies has acquired the business and assets of Shepelec Instrumentation. The acquisition includes Shepelec's flagship industrial IoT product, the MultiPar Multi-IO Device.
As part of their recent funding for smart grid initiatives, utilities in the USA have been deploying large numbers of intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) to implement advanced automation systems.
Components distributor Avnet has announced its acquisition of Dragon Innovation, expanding its portfolio of offerings for customers as they move from design to prototype to volume production.
A Canadian scientist is receiving federal funding that will help further develop a stretchable, flexible laminate that can provide power to a wide range of electronic devices.
The 2018 model of the Nissan LEAF, the next generation of the company's zero-emission electric vehicle, includes an automated parking system utilising components from semiconductor supplier Renesas Electronics.
STMicroelectronics has launched a Partner Program that connects customers with qualified technical specialists capable of strategically supporting their projects.
Mouser Electronics has entered into a global distribution agreement with ROBOTIS, a developer and manufacturer of modular robotics and specialised smart servos, industrial actuators, manipulators, open-source humanoid platforms and robotic development solutions.
Australia's first hardware quantum computing company, Silicon Quantum Computing, has been launched at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).