electronica 2018

November 13-16, 2018


Combination sensors for light, heat and touch

Robot developers and physicians have been working for a long time on the idea of electronically reproducing the functions of… more


Keyless: Car keys can be a pain in the neck

Something which has been the norm in car sharing clubs for quite some time could soon also be used by… more


Grid expansion: Renewable energy on “old” power lines

The energy transformation in Germany urgently needs new power lines to transport wind power generated along the northern coast to… more


MXene: “Earthy” batteries produced by 3D printers

Lithium-ion batteries are now supplying power to “electricity eaters” around the world. But they are not doing so to everybody’s… more


Ultra-low power: More steam for smart robots

Swarms of robots would already be able to fulfill complex missions today if it wasn’t for the eternal problem of… more


Biohybrid systems: Robots dance in the beehive

Bees are increasingly falling victim to deadly environmental conditions. For this reason, “smart cities” for insects should be established to… more


“Unique” skin cream from a mini factory

What skin type are you – greasy, dry or mixed? If a cream is to have maximum effect, it must… more


Salary Report – Electronics Industry 2019: More money for everyone

Which engineers in the electronics industry are the most highly paid? The Salary Report 2019 from Interconsult gives an insight… 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