Renesas Electronics and SAIC Volkswagen unveil joint laboratory to accelerate development for China’s automotive market

Renesas Electronics has established the Automotive Electronic Joint Laboratory with SAIC Volkswagen Automobile Co., (SVW). The SAIC-Volkswagen-Renesas Joint Laboratory will accelerate research and development efforts to support emerging automotive electronics applications, starting with cockpit and vehicle control, for the Chinese automotive market. The joint laboratory will combine Renesas’ advanced microcontrollers, system-on-chips …

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TouchNetix wins innovation award from information display experts for multi-function touchscreen controller IC

TouchNetix, a manufacturer of system and component technology for high-performance touchscreens, has won a prestigious innovation award for its aXiom multi-function touchscreen controller ICs for industrial, medical and automotive applications. The Society for Information Display, which runs the Display Week exhibition in San Jose, California named TouchNetix a ‘2019 Best …

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£18.5 million to boost diversity in AI tech roles and innovation in online training for adults

The technology sector is set to benefit from a £18.5 million cash injection to drive up skills in AI and data science and support more adults to upskill and retrain to progress in their careers or find new employment. Up to 2,500 people will have the opportunity to retrain and …

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Bulgin sponsors MATE International ROV competition

Rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin has announced its involvement in the 18th annual MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV competition taking place this month. Bulgin will be sponsoring the finals, which will be held from June 20-22, at the Kingsport Aquatic Center and MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center …

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The Flood Expo returns to the NEC, Birmingham on 11 and 12 September 2019

The Flood Expo is the world’s largest exhibition and conference designed to help the most progressive flood professionals and property owners discover the latest innovative products, services and strategies that transform the way flooding is predicted, prevented, and managed. Being the biggest event of its kind, the Flood Expo seeks …

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Megger acquires Power Diagnostix

Megger has acquired Power Diagnostix of Aachen, Germany, a leader in the development and manufacture of high voltage diagnostic equipment, and in the provision of diagnostic services for high voltage installations. This acquisition greatly enhances Meggers’ capabilities, particularly in the field of Partial Discharge (PD) testing where Megger can now …

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NI, Tessolve and Johnstech demonstrate mmWave 5G package test solution

NI has announced and demonstrated a quad-site mmWave 5G packaged test solution developed in collaboration with Tessolve and Johnstech. Addressing the technical challenges associated with 5G mmWave package part test, this solution helps reduce the cost and risk of delaying time to market for semiconductor manufacturers that produce mmWave 5G ICs. NI, Tessolve and Johnstech collaborated to …

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UK’s largest diagnostic engineering research centre – based at Huddersfield – expands into China

Universities in the UK and China have teamed up to create a research network which aims to ensure that machines ranging from aero engines to wind turbines operate as reliably and efficiently as possible, leading to cost savings and environmental benefits. The University of Huddersfield’s Professor Andrew Ball and Professor Fengshou Gu, leading …

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Leicester Technology Centre set to boost ERIKS’ capabilities in flow control engineering

ERIKS UK has opened a new facility within its Flow Control Technology Centre in Leicester, which brings together specialist knowledge and components in all aspects of industrial flow control systems under one roof. The centre employs 34 people, and comprises of a workshop for repairing, designing, and upgrading pumps and …

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Renishaw to showcase how its smart technologies are driving tomorrow’s production at EMO

Renishaw will be showcasing its smart technologies and intelligent process control solutions across three stands at EMO Hannover 2019 in Germany, 16th–21st September 2019. These include high-speed, multi-sensor measurement systems for CMMs; high-accuracy and high-speed products for machine tool probing; flexible shop-floor gauging systems; new calibration and encoder innovations for …

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