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Test, inspection drive Industry 4.0 at IPC Apex Expo

The IPC Apex Expo 2017 got underway Feb. 14 in San Diego with a keynote address by the actor Mayim Bialik, who also earned...

Automotive semiconductor test key topic at ITC

When the 2016 International Test Conference convened in November in Fort Worth, TX, automotive semiconductor test was the key topic, with a special technical...

Industry Happenings: Autotestcon balances ATE cost, performance, and resiliency

This year’s IEEE Autotestcon conference held Sept. 12-15 at the Disneyland Hotel and Conference Center, Anaheim, CA, had 66 exhibitors including prime contractors such...

NI turns 40, celebrates 30 years of LabVIEW

NIWeek 2016 took place Aug. 1-5 in Austin, TX, with a reported 3,500 visitors. National Instruments was celebrating 40 years of NI and 30...

IoT, supply chain take center stage at SEMICON West

SEMICON West took place July 12-14 in San Francisco, with the co-located imec Technology Forum (ITF) held July 11. Luc Van den hove, president...

IMS sees chips and instruments targeting mmWave applications

The International Microwave Symposium 2016 was held in late May in San Francisco. At a press conference early in the week, Keysight Technologies highlighted...

StarEast targets software test automation and quality

At the 2014 StarEast Software Testing Conference, Agile prevailed. This year, DevOps—a cooperative effort among developers, QA, and operational IT people—-was more often talked...

The Vision Show brings FPGAs into focus

FPGAs garnered much of the attention during The Vision Show that took place May 3-5 in Boston. Other products on exhibit ranged from industrial...

ESC Boston addresses makers, rocket scientists

The Embedded Systems Conference Boston took place April 13-14, focusing on such topics as power management, IoT device design, embedded software optimization, and programmable...

BiTS workshop emphasizes IoT, high-frequency test

The Burn-in and Test Strategies Workshop 2016 took place March 6-9 in Mesa, AZ. It commenced with a tutorial on adaptive test, outlier analysis,...