Market and Trends

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

electronica Trend Index 2018

electronica Trend Index 2018 – Consumers’ thoughts on AI, robots, and digital security

81% of consumers all around the world would like “electronic devices of the future” to make their lives easier. However,… 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

Cybersecurity

TREND Cybersecurity: Attacks on private households

Energy efficiency, security, and comfort – these are just some of the attractions of a smart home. But unfortunately, this “networked”… more

embedded vision

TREND Embedded Vision: The “Eye” of AI

High computing performance and low power consumption in mini format – it’s not surprising that embedded vision has become the… more


Cyber security for patient data: data security in medicine

Digitalization is leading to permanent changes within the health care sector. It promises better patient care, makes doctors’ work easier… more

Telemedicine

Telemedicine saves lives “for the first time”

In spite of promising projects, telemedicine is still not part of regular care. However, a study which for the first… more

Retrofit Kit

Retrofit kit for autonomous driving

Anyone who’s reluctant to give up their “old” car needn’t go without autonomous features. New retrofit kits will relieve drivers… more

Autonomous Commercial Vehicles

TREND Autonomous Commercial Vehicles: Robo trucks at the depot

While everyone is talking about self-propelled juggernauts on our streets, the autonomous revolution is actually taking place almost unnoticed in… more

Battery cells from A123 Systems, China (Image: Porsche)

TREND Rechargeable Batteries: “Developing Country” Germany

The German automotive industry does not normally involve itself with the key technology of rechargeable batteries. New battery technology might… more

electronica Trend Index 2018

electronica Trend Index 2018: Electronics of the future

Electronic devices are increasingly performing more and more functions in our personal and professional lives. But just what do “residents… more

Explainable AI

TREND Explainable AI: Behind the scenes

Researchers at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence recently received the NVIDIA Pioneer Award for their What do Deep… more

Neuromorphic Computing

TREND Neuromorphic Computing: Brain-like hardware

Deep learning helped AI to its breakthrough. Now the next jump in performance may come from much more brain-like hardware-based… more

Ferroelectric transistor

Ferroelectric Transistor: “AI-Memory”

Microcontrollers have to store increasing amounts of ever-more complex data in ever-smaller memories. Ferroelectric transitors could solve the problem.

Ai-research made in europe (Image: pixabay).

AI research made in Europe

Billions are being pumped into AI research around the globe. If Europe continues to hesitate, however, it runs the risk… more


IIoT Technologies – the Next Level

An Article by Ingo Becker Digitalization creates versatile growth. Digital transformation of companies ensures increasing global networking of industries as… more

Innovation (Image: pixabay/Gerd Altmann).

95 percent of innovative ideas flop

Certainly, an amazing idea is a good start. However, in the final analysis, other factors decide whether it can be… more

Data Scientist (Image: pixabay/Gerd Altmann).

Data Scientist wanted!

Analysis of the enormous volume of data has become a key to company success. This is why data experts are… more

TREND Smart Home

TREND Smart home: Homes that think for themselves

In the future, smart homes will ensure more security and convenience with lower energy costs. But they will also satisfy… more

TREND Smart City

TREND Smart City: Welcome to the AI city

By 2030, more than two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. Without artificial intelligence the collapse of… more

SMEs meet startups

SMEs meet startups

SMEs are actually quite open to collaborating with startups. However, if the two don’t accidentally meet, in many cases things… more

automatica Trend Index 2018

automatica Trend Index 2018: Robots taking over the workplace

Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) make production faster, more reliable, and cheaper. But are humans to be left standing? 7,000… more

Digitalization IoT Service Button

Digitization at the push of a button

Many companies have problems when it comes to digitization. A new easy-to-use “IoT Service Button” could now make any object… more

Skills revolution

So is digitalization not costing jobs after all?

Robots are assuming tasks in the workplace, not replacing people. At least not in this country anyway. This latest insight… more