Combination sensors

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mini factory

“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 2019

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

Foodscanner

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

Triboelectric

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

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

“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

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

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 (Image: pixabay alexandra/muenchen)

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

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

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

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

Micro Loudspeaker

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

Fall alarms

Fall alarms in nursing home 4.0

Older people who live on their own can be at risk. Severe injuries or unconsciousness as a result of falling… more

RNN

Parking with 12 neurons

You don’t always need a hundred layers filled with several tens of thousands of neurons to seem “intelligent.” New approaches… more

Tech Trends 2019

The Top Tech Trends 2019

Every year starting in fall, analyst firms try to predict the near future. Gartner is the first this year to… more

LTE-V2X

LTE-V2X: “Automobile” direct communication on trial

Traffic networking promises more safety, more energy efficiency, and fewer emissions. To do this, the first commercial technology connects automobiles… more

Startups

More cash for European startups

The latest EY Startup Barometer shows that there is more capital and more funding available for young companies on the… more

Smart Bridges

Smart bridges for connected infrastructure

Bridge collapses and badly maintained roads bring traffic to a standstill. An early warning system with sensors could help identify… more