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Sciaky to deliver industrial-scale metal 3D printer to Airbus

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Chicago, IL (PRNewswire). Sciaky Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced today that Airbus will take delivery of a state-of-the-art Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) 110 System this month. The aircraft manufacturer will...

High-tech glass plates to help discover the birth of black holes

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The University of Leicester is providing a new type of X-ray mirror to the French space agency, CNES, for the Chinese-French satellite SVOM, which is designed to discover and study gamma-ray bursts from newly formed black holes. SVOM will be launched into orbit in...

imec enables bathroom mirror with front and rear views

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Leuven, Belgium. imec has announced the collaboration with two leading Belgian design companies, Deknudt Mirrors and Group De Keyzer, to develop a bathroom mirror that allows people to see themselves in front and rear view simultaneously. Deknudt Mirrors and Group De Keyzer turned to...

Two imaging modes lighten the (inspection) load

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Field failures of electronic components or modules often are initiated by unintended gaps within the component or module. The gaps may be referred to as nonbonds, cracks, delaminations, or voids. They typically are filled with air or another gas. They cause unanticipated field failures...

ADLINK launches GigE Vision PoE+ frame grabber

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San Jose, CA. ADLINK Technology, a global provider of embedded building blocks and application-ready intelligent platforms, has announced the release of its new PCIe-GIE72/74 2/4CH PCI Express GigE vision Power over Ethernet (PoE)+ frame grabbers, which provide support for a range of machine-vision applications....

Edmund Optics opens Silicon Valley office with lab, classrom

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Barrington, NJ. Edmund Optics (EO), a provider of optical components, has announced its expansion into Silicon Valley with the opening of a new office. The location will house business development, sales, and applications engineering dedicated to servicing the unique engineering and product-development needs of...

Display Inspection: Flexible OLED displays drive market disruption, manufacturing innovation

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Consumer electronics manufacturers reside between a rock and a hard place. They must continuously innovate in order to compete in the mass market, yet they’re tightly constrained by unrelenting cost pressures. The recent emergence of flexible OLED displays is a prime example of a...

IoT, supply chain take center stage at SEMICON West

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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 and CEO of imec, delivered an opening presentation focusing on IoT and “connected everything.” Subsequent speakers provided a deep dive...

Two-fold strategy will drive digital society

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To contend with the digital society, CEA-Leti is pursuing a twofold strategy, according to Marie Semeria, CEO. In an interview and subsequent presentation at a workshop titled “Sensing the Future with Leti” held July 12 in San Francisco in conjunction with SEMICON West, Semeria...

TECHSPEC filters improve system performance

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Barrington, NJ. Edmund Optics has introduced three new TECHSPEC Hard Coated Filters: High Performance OD 4 Shortpass Filters, High Performance OD 4 Longpass Filters, and Imaging Filters. These new lines join existing Hard Coated OD 4 Bandpass Filters with series at 10 nm (213...