Latest Electronics Industry News

MIT Graduate Students Lead Conference on Microsystems and Nanotechnology
New Today | MIT
Intel Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Financial Results
New Today | Intel
TDK Ventures Invests in GaN Laser Light Pioneer SLD Laser
01/23/2020 | Business Wire
IoT Community and IEEE Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Global Adoption of Industrial Internet of Things
01/23/2020 | Business Wire
NASA Celebrates the Legacy of the Spitzer Space Telescope
01/23/2020 | NASA
Using Artificial Intelligence to Enrich Digital Maps
01/23/2020 | MIT
A Wearable System for Accelerometer-Based Detection and Classification of Firearm Use
01/23/2020 | University of Pennsylvania
Keysight, Silicon Labs Streamline Validation of Timing Solutions Critical in Wireless Communications, High-Speed Digital and Automotive Applications
01/23/2020 | Keysight Technologies
MHS Acquires eMotion Controls Co.
01/23/2020 | PR Newswire
MachNation Launches MIT-E Pf, Performance Testing Software for IoT Solutions
01/23/2020 | PR Newswire
MacDermid Alpha Releases First Processes in New Memory Disk Product Line: Enklad Pretreatment
01/23/2020 | MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions
WESCO International and Anixter International Announce $4.5 Billion Merger Agreement
01/22/2020 | Wesco International
Camtek Receives Orders for 34 Systems From 5 Leading CMOS Image Sensors Manufacturers
01/22/2020 | Camtek
Counting Antarctic Penguins With AI
01/22/2020 | Intel
Rise of the Snow Machines: AI Startup’s Robots Can Lay Waste to Snow
01/22/2020 | NVIDIA Newsroom
NASA, SpaceX Complete Final Major Flight Test of Crew Spacecraft
01/22/2020 | NASA
Top Manufacturing Execution Software Vendors According to the FeaturedCustomers Winter 2020 Customer Success Report Rankings
01/22/2020 | PRWEB
VPX Open Frame Development Chassis from LCR Offer Unmatched Configuration Flexibility for Fast Development Cycles
01/22/2020 | LCR Embedded Systems
DOCOMO to Pursue Collaboration with Skydio, U.S. Manufacturer of Autonomous Drones Capable of Flying without GPS Guidance
01/22/2020 | ACN Newswire
SHIFT RED Next Gen Drone System Creates New Style in U.S Marketplace
01/22/2020 | ACN Newswire
Bell Boeing CMV-2B Osprey Successfully Completes First Flight
01/21/2020 | Boeing
FDA Approves Medtronic Micra AV, World’s Smallest Pacemaker
01/21/2020 | GlobeNewswire
Shaping the future of 5G: Foxconn and Heraeus sign Memorandum of Understanding
01/21/2020 | Heraeus
Pasternack Debuts New High Frequency Waveguide Straights, Bends and Twists
01/21/2020 | Pasternack
TiaLinx Delivers Programmable Polarized Antenna for Wafer Scale Integration Module
01/21/2020 | TiaLinx, Inc.
Samsung Proves It Is the Brand for the New Generation of Homeowners at KBIS 2020
01/21/2020 | Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Siemens Achieves Industry-Leading Performance With GaN Systems Power Transitors
01/21/2020 | GaN Systems
New System Warns of Powerline Faults Before They Happen
01/21/2020 | RMIT University
Developing 3D Printing Capability for the Defense and Aerospace Sector
01/21/2020 | BAE Systems
App Uses Voice Analysis, AI to Track Wellness of People With Mental Illness
01/21/2020 | UCLA


Hitachi Completes Construction of the H1 TOWER, One of the World's Tallest Elevator Test Towers
01/21/2020 | Hitachi, Ltd.
Ultrafast Camera Takes 1 Trillion Frames Per Second of Transparent Objects and Phenomena
01/21/2020 | Caltech
2nd Annual $1 Million AT&T Skills Building Challenge Now Accepting Applications
01/21/2020 | AT&T Newsroom
AT&S Now in the Top League of Aircraft Suppliers
01/21/2020 | AT&S
Tesla Rebuffs U.S. Safety Recall Petition, Says No Unintended Acceleration in Vehicles
01/20/2020 | Tesla
Kraken Finalizes OceanVision Contract with Ocean Supercluster and Industry Partners
01/20/2020 | GlobeNewswire
Samsung Appoints New Mobile Chief as Huawei Chips Away at Market Share
01/20/2020 | Reuters
Ingestible Medical Devices Can Be Broken Down With Light
01/20/2020 | MIT
DOCOMO Conducts World's First Successful Trial of Transparent Dynamic Metasurface
01/17/2020 | ACN Newswire
Pasternack Launches New Class AB High Power Amplifiers with Optional Heatsinks
01/17/2020 | Pasternack
SDS Awarded with the Security Industry’s Largest Order for Gunshot Detection Systems
01/17/2020 | PRWEB
UCLA Launches Institute to Explore Legal, Policy Impact of Emerging Tech
01/16/2020 | UCLA
Raytheon Delivers 10th AN/AQS-20C Minehunting Sonar to US Navy
01/16/2020 | Raytheon Company
American Polysilicon Manufacturers Praise Phase 1 of U.S.-China Trade Deal
01/16/2020 | GlobeNewswire
GaN Systems Captures a Place in the 2020 Global Cleantech 100
01/16/2020 | GaN Systems

CES: Sands Show Floor and ShowStoppers

Every year at CES, ShowStoppers and a similar event, Pepcom, demonstrate many new devices and technologies. Again, some will become devices we can’t live without, and some you will never hear about again. Seeing all of these new ideas is one of the highlights of attending CES. Enjoy this look at a potpourri of new, innovative high-tech products.


Global 5G Leaders Create 5G Future Forum
01/16/2020 | Globe Newswire
Nellis Air Force Base Selects AT&T To Provide 5G and FirstNet Services
01/16/2020 | AT&T Newsroom
Toyota and Joby Aviation are Flying to New Heights Together
01/16/2020 | JCN Newswire
Lockheed Martin Launches Vocational Scholarship, Renews STEM Scholarship
01/15/2020 | Lockheed Martin
Airbus BelugaXL Enters Service, Adding XL Capacity to the Fleet
01/15/2020 | Airbus Group
IPC Statement on U.S.-China Trade Deal
01/15/2020 | Chris Mitchell, IPC VP, Global Government Relations
How to Verify That Quantum Chips Are Computing Correctly
01/15/2020 | MIT
Microchip Announces Industry’s First Space-Qualified COTS-Based Radiation-Tolerant Ethernet Transceiver and Embedded Microcontroller
01/15/2020 | Microchip
Nordson MARCH Introduces Plasma Treatment System for Improved Manufacturing of Extended Catheters and Larger Products
01/15/2020 | Nordson MARCH
Reginald Nocom Joins StratEdge as Process Engineer for Manufacturing Semiconductor Packages and IC Assembly Services
01/14/2020 | StratEdge
Plextek Joins ARM Pelion and Mbed Partnership to Support IoT Innovation
01/14/2020 | Plextek
Vertical Flight Society Announces Continued Strong Growth
01/14/2020 | PRWEB
Calhoun Begins Role as Boeing President and CEO
01/14/2020 | Boeing
Samsung Acquires Network Services Provider TeleWorld Solutions to Accelerate U.S. 5G Network Expansion
01/14/2020 | Business Wire
NEC Joins The Valuable 500
01/13/2020 | NEC
Hitachi's Omika Works Recognized as an "Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse" by the World Economic Forum
01/13/2020 | Hitachi, Ltd.
Samsung Continues its Commitment to the Olympic Movement and Young Athletes at Lausanne 2020
01/10/2020 | Samsung
A New Tool for 'Weighing' Unseen Planets
01/10/2020 | NASA JPL

CES Slideshow: The Future is Now

During the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, the I-Connect007 Editorial Team met with some of the industry's top executives, managers, and engineers. Enjoy this slideshow from CES week.


New Reliefband Wearable Devices Unveiled at CES 2020
01/09/2020 | PRWEB
NextFlex Awards Over $12.5 Million in Funding for Flexible Hybrid Electronics Innovations
01/09/2020 | Business Wire
Geely, Mercedes-Benz Launch $780 Million JV to Make Electric Smart-Branded Cars
01/09/2020 | Reuters
NIU Launches the Future of Urban Electric Motorcycles - 5G Connected, Autonomous and Self-Balancing
01/09/2020 | Business Wire
Two U.S. Auto Trade Groups Merge as Regulatory Issues Loom
01/09/2020 | Reuters

CES 2020 Automotive: The Future Looks Like a Box

CES week has been true to the themes set forth by Steve Koenig on Sunday, and having spent most of Wednesday in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center—the automotive pavilion—I can say that Koenig was right: the electric vehicle has reached an inflection point. And along with electric propulsion came autonomous operation.
Dupont to Invest $28 Million in South Korea to Make Key Chip Materials
01/09/2020 | Reuters
Keysight, MediaTek Use 5G Wireless Connectivity to Showcase 8K Video Streaming at CES 2020
01/09/2020 | Business Wire
Amphenol Ardent Concepts Releases New Low-Profile Right Angle 16-Channel Multicoax Connector
01/09/2020 | Amphenol Ardent Concepts
MIT School of Engineering and Takeda Join to Advance Research in Artificial Intelligence and Health
01/09/2020 | MIT
Huami Amazfit Stuns with 6 Innovative Products Across 3 Verticals Unveiled at CES 2020
01/08/2020 | Huami
KP Performance Antennas Debuts New 11 GHz ProLine Parabolic Antennas in 2 and 3-foot Sizes
01/08/2020 | KP Performance Antennas
UL Announces GE Appliances as First Household Appliance Brand to Test Connected Consumer Devices with New IoT Security Rating
01/08/2020 | PR Newswire

Ivanka Trump CES Keynote: The Path to the Future of Work

The Palazzo Ballroom at the Venetian Hotel and Casino was the site for one of the most anticipated keynotes at CES on Tuesday afternoon. CTA CEO Gary Shapiro moderated a conversation with Ivanka Trump, advisor to the President of the United States. The two discussed the current state of the workforce, higher education, skills retraining, alternatives to university education, and immigration. These are all topics that have been under discussion within the electronics manufacturing industry for some time now.


LC3 for Bluetooth LE Audio Now Available for Cadence Tensilica HiFi DSPs
01/08/2020 | Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Sony to Test Self-Driving Cars to Boost Sensing, Safety Technologies
01/08/2020 | Reuters
Samsung Pioneers 5G-Based Mobility with Launch of Digital Cockpit 2020
01/08/2020 | Samsung
Mobileye’s Global Ambitions Take Shape with New Deals in China, South Korea
01/08/2020 | Intel
Qualcomm Introduces Car-to-Cloud Service
01/07/2020 | Qualcomm Incorporated
GOWIN Semiconductor Takes Leadership Position in Always-On Low Power FPGAs with GW1NZ-ZV Device Production
01/07/2020 | GlobeNewswire

CES Press Kickoff Presentation

On January 5, Editor Nolan Johnson attended the CES press kickoff presentation “2020 Trends to Watch,” which was hosted by CES Vice President of Research Steve Koenig and CES Director of Research Lesley Rohrbaugh. Koenig and Rohrbaugh set the stage for the week with their presentation, answering the question, “What’s happening in the industry?”

CES 2020: Here We Are Again

Here we are again at what is probably the largest and most fascinating technology event globally—CES. It is hard for me to believe that as a post-semi-retirement activity for me, I have been attending and writing about CES for over 20 years. The much progress that has taken place is immense, and the rate of change has also accelerated.
HARMAN Showcases Life-Saving Potential of Vehicle-to-Pedestrian 5G Technology at CES 2020
01/07/2020 | Business Wire
Intel Brings Innovation to Life with Intelligent Tech Spanning the Cloud, Network, Edge & PC
01/07/2020 | Business Wire
Toyota to Build Prototype City of the Future
01/07/2020 | ACN Newswire
White House Proposes Regulatory Principles to Govern AI Use
01/07/2020 | Reuters
DENSO Works with Qualcomm to Develop Next-Generation Cockpit Systems
01/07/2020 | Qualcomm Incorporated
Clario Introduced at CES 2020: A New Way for Anyone to Fight Cybercrime
01/07/2020 | Clario Tech Ltd.
U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems $175 Million for Guided-Missile Cruiser Modernization
01/06/2020 | BAE Systems
Pentagon and Lockheed Martin Sign 2020 F-35 Sustainment Contract
01/06/2020 | Lockheed Martin
Siemens Partners with ARM to Accelerate the Future of Mobility by Redefining Design Capabilities for Complex Electronic Systems
01/06/2020 | PRNewswire
Altair Acquires newFASANT, Further Expanding High-Frequency Electromagnetics Portfolio
01/06/2020 | GlobeNewswire
NXP Debuts i.MX Applications Processor with Dedicated Neural Processing Unit for Advanced Machine Learning
01/06/2020 | GlobeNewswire

CES 2020: The Intelligence of Things

Show week for CES 2020 starts well ahead of the actual exhibition dates because it is huge. The organizers of CES state that there are more than 4,400 exhibiting companies and nearly three million net square feet of exhibit space. On the floor, you can find 307 of the 2018 Fortune Global 500 companies. Over the week, I-Connect007 Editors Dan Feinberg and Nolan Johnson will bring you some of the most interesting news, products, and announcements from 5G to IoT, semiconductor developments, autonomous vehicle technology, interconnect, fabrication materials, and much more.


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