Printed electronics as the perfect complement to semiconductors and co

How can printed and conventional electronics be combined to achieve best results in functionality and application? These questions and more… more


The Machine Network: LTE NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT)

According to mobile communication providers, narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) will play a key role in the industrial and consumer-oriented Internet of… more


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


AI chips: artificial intelligence “at the edge”

Dedicated AI chips take machine learning from the cloud directly on to devices. Even newcomers, such as automobile manufacturers and… more


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 – 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: “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


Impact – Developer Communities live at Electronica

Millions of technology innovators and developers worldwide use online communities to present their projects, business ideas and discuss everything around… more


Lab-on-a-Chip: Mega analyses in micro spaces

A lab-on-a-chip (LoC) is a microfluidic analysis system that combines various laboratory diagnostics methods on a single component that is… more


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


Medical electronics: Healthier with sensors

From quantum sensors to sensor pills that you swallow to soft sensors that can be printed on gummy bears: new… more


Vehicle to grid: electric cars as electricity suppliers

There is a great deal of skepticism as regards vehicle to grid concepts. However, approaches designed to extend the working… more


Intelligent light for cars: multipixel LED, flexible OLED and lasers

Engineers are developing new light technologies for cars all the time. The aim is to come up with headlights that… more


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


Spray-on antennas unlock future communications

Connection technology for smart devices is still bulky and take up too much space. New two-dimensional, “spray-on” antennas now could… more


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


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


Super networks with GaN

From 2020, the new 5G mobile communication standard is expected to make both consumers and companies happy. But, unfortunately, the… more


“Robotic skin” turns everyday objects into robots

Robots are typically built with a single purpose in mind. In contrast, new elastic sheets full of high-tech gear turn… more


Smart sensors for the Internet of Things

MEMS multisensors, cognitive sensor systems and detectors the size of specks of dust from a spray can: new intelligent sensors… more


Neuromorphic processor: The first brain chip

Conventional hardware is of only limited use for calculating neural networks, neuromorphic chips can do this far more efficiently. The… more


Connected cars: does a Ford speak BMW too?

In the future, fully connected vehicles will be able to share information with each other and the surroundings in order… 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 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


Lensless camera – Car windshield as a giant sensor

A new computerized camera without optics uses an ordinary window as the lens. This would enable car windshields to sense… more