electronica 2018

November 13-16, 2018


The Periodic Table of AI

Many companies have a problem when it comes to classifying the subject of artificial intelligence and then defining strategies. A… more


Robots navigate with “ant systems”

Many people consider GPS to be just another way of saying “navigation.” But there is an equally good way to… more


Electricity from eggshells

Eggs are more than just an excellent source of energy for the “occupants.” The shells could now be used in… more


Salary Report 2019: who earns most where?

In Germany, specialists and managers earn on average €58,100. IT specialists and engineers earn slightly more. But not everywhere. A… more


Food scanners take on the throw-away society

Mountains of edible food are thrown away every year. Consumers are one of the chief culprits here, along with industry… more


Triboelectricity: “Hair-raising” electricity

In areas such as the development of implants, IoT nodes, or electronic bandages, it is often difficult to ensure a… more


Transistor No. 9: The birth of microelectronics in Germany

One of the world’s first transistors found its way to Germany around seventy years ago, marking the start of the… more


“AI made in Europe” booming with investment?

The market for artificial intelligence also boasts impressively high growth rates in Europe. However, despite this, companies making investments in… more


Band-aids to prevent care collapse

Digitalization provides valuable services in outpatient and inpatient care. It is also the key to a leading self-determined life in… more


Electromobility 2019: breakthrough delayed

China passed the magic figure of one million new electric vehicle registrations last year. Germany is far from reaching this… more


Christmas for techies

It will be Christmas soon. The time has come to think about what you can give your favorite engineer, your… more


Hearables: the coach in your ear

Smart headphones look like being the next big thing. Whether it’s headphones or a hearing aid, in the near future… more


Magnet sensors: The navigation finger

Before long, you will not need any type of map to find your way. That’s because an electronic skin will… more


Tech hubs: the battle for the brightest minds

In the digital economy, cities and locations around the world are competing for talented tech specialists. After all, they are… more


Breaking all records – Smart into the future: #ele18 Final Day

Blog posting edited by Ingo Becker Addressing key topics of electronics – Record numbers at exhibitors, visitors, area electronica 2018 –… more


Innovation, disruption, and that certain spirit of electronics business: #ele18 Day 3

Blog posting edited by Ingo Becker Electronics for intelligent medicine: electronica Medical Electronics Conference Today premiered the electronica Medical Electronics Conference (International… more


Shared expertise at electronica 2018 conferences, Discovery Stage: #ele18 Day 2

Blog posting edited by Ingo Becker The 2018 edition of electronica (#ele18) is hosting, besides the exhibition, 4 conferences in 5 days! Bringing comprehensive, state-of-the-art… more


electronica 2018 opens doors – Rifkin keynote, CEO Round Table: #ele18 Day 1

Blog posting edited by Ingo Becker The world’s leading trade fair and conference for electronics, electronica 2018, has began in Munich…. more


electronica 2018 Pre-Day: All eyes on Automotive at eAC

Blog posting edited by Ingo Becker Before electronica 2018 will start on Tuesday, November 13, the electronica Automotive Conference (eAC) has… more


Wireless Congress – Afif Osseiran (Ericsson)

15 years of wireless experience. In 2004 the Wireless Congress: Systems & Applications started in parallel to electronica. Today the… more


Obsolescence management: strategies for a long product life

An increasing number of electronic components are discontinued after just a short time and thus become obsolete. Non-availability of spare… more


Micro loudspeaker: Hi-fi on 4 x 4 millimeters

In the past, the loudspeakers for in-ear headphones and hearing aids didn’t exactly shine with regard to their hi fidelity… more


New materials for medical electronics

Polyurethane circuit boards, implant coatings made from green lacewing silk, or 3D printed polymers containing magnets: How new base materials,… more


Connected healthcare: Medical wearables

They have long since established themselves in the fitness industry and are now conquering medicine: Wearables have the potential to… more


Pharmaceuticals from the 3D printer

From additively manufactured orphan drugs to polypills and printed mini pharmaceutical factories: 3D printing opens up new paths in the… more