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Monday, November 06, 2023

EV batteries dip below $99/KWh, the first commercial 1200V GaN chip and generative AI for power integrity analysis

By Nick Flaherty

EV battery prices set to fall below $99/kWh

Market news | November 3, 2023

The price of batteries for electric vehicles is set to fall below the strategically important point of $99/kWh by 2025…

Custom AI chip for in-ear brain sensing

Business news | November 3, 2023

Presto Engineering is working with T&W Engineering to develop an AI-based custom chip for in-ear electroencephalogram (EEG) wearable devices. The…

ARM takes stake in Raspberry Pi

Business news | November 3, 2023

ARM Holdings has acquired a stake in UK board maker Raspberry Pi. The minority stake extends a long-term partnership between…

Schaeffler to pilot Siemens AI copilot for automotive

Business news | November 3, 2023

Siemens has teamed with Microsoft in an industrial copilot using generative AI to be piloted by Schaeffler for automotive manufacturing.

Kuva Space raises €16.6m for AI hyperspectral microsatellite constellation

Business news | November 4, 2023

Kuva Space in Finland has raised €16.6m for the development and launch of a constellation of hyperspectral AI microsatellites. The funding will…



First Generative AI tool for power integrity sign off

Technology News | November 3, 2023

Cadence Design Systems has developed the industry’s first generative AI-driven technology to predict, root…

Cosel takes industrial power supply range to 800kHz with GaN

Technology News | November 2, 2023

Cosel is adopting GaN transistors and high frequency planar magnetics for a new generation…

Taking GaN over 1200V

Interviews | November 3, 2023

Power Integrations has developed a cascode gallium nitride device that operates up to 1250V.

Nomogram simplifies DCM flyback power supply designs

Technology News | November 1, 2023

UK power startup Pulsiv has developed a tool to help design engineers to rapidly…

Rohm develops its first silicon capacitor

Technology News | November 2, 2023

Rohm has developed its first silicon capacitor range in the smallest 01005 surface mount…

3D printed self-powered MFC microbial fuel cell biosensor

News | November 3, 2023

Researchers in Japan have used 3D printing to produce a low cost, self power…

Hitachi Energy buys Spanish energy integrator in strategic deal

Business news | November 3, 2023

Hitachi Energy, formerly Hitachi ABB Power Grids, as acquired a controlling stake of eks…

Schneider Electric buys AI sustainability tool developer EcoAct 

Business news | November 2, 2023

Schneider Electric has bought sustainability AI tool developer EcoAct SAS from its parent Atos.

New managing director for TDK UK

Business news | November 2, 2023

Chris Pritchard is taking over as managing director of TDK in the UK to…

$4.8bn to harden the US electricity grid

Business news | November 1, 2023

The US Department of Energy has announced $1.3 billion for three transmission lines crossing six…

World’s first battery-operated portable wideband laser

Technology News | November 1, 2023

SuperLight Photonics has developed a battery operated portable wideband laser that it says is…



i.MX95 System on Module for AI edge platforms

New Products | November 3, 2023

Board maker Variscite in Israel has developed a System on Module (SoM) using the…

Vsora raises €13m for AI chiplet accelerator

Business news | November 3, 2023

Vsora in Paris has raised €13m for the development and deployment of its hardware…

Intel sells silicon photonics line to Jabil

Business news | November 3, 2023

Contract manufacturer Jabil is to take over the manufacturing and sale of Intel’s silicon photonics pluggable optical…

Thursday, November 02, 2023

AI telecoms breakthrough ... Semiconductor VR training ... Bridgestone Solar Challenge results

By Nick Flaherty

AI breakthrough to reconfigure telecoms networks through speech

Technology News | November 1, 2023

Nokia is showing natural language processing and AI/ML models that can interpret simple text or speech requests to automatically allocate…

Wirepas raises $22m for scalable IoT networks

Business news | November 1, 2023

Wirepas in Finland has raised $22m to boost the development of large scale IoT enterprise networks. Using DECT algorithms and…

Semiconductor fab training to use VR

Business news | November 1, 2023

A UK project is aiming to develop sophisticated training for semiconductor manufacturing using virtual reality (VR) models of equipment for…



Europe continues its domination of solar challenge – full results

Feature articles | October 28, 2023

Belgian Solar Team Innoptus has won the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge title for the…

Mercedes moves to Qt 6 for next-generation MB.OS car operating system

Business news | October 31, 2023

The Qt Group in Finland is moving to the next stage of its long-term…

Epec acquires Bram Engineers in the Netherlands

Business news | November 1, 2023

Finnish technology company Epec Oy has acquired Dutch firm Bram Engineers B.V. for an…

World’s smallest and thinnest 1µF MLCC for automotive

Technology News | October 26, 2023

Murata has extended its range of multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) for automotive applications with…

Digital twin boosts protection of vulnerable road users

Technology News | October 24, 2023

dSpace in Germany is working with Anritsu on a digital twin simulation environment that…

Gull wing package boost for 40V MOSFETs

New Products | November 1, 2023

Toshiba Electronics has developed a new package to boost the performance of MOSFETs in…



Requirements harmonize secure boot processes for gateways

Technology News | November 1, 2023

A proposal from the prpl Foundation is giving Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and operators…


World’s first battery-operated portable wideband laser

Technology News | November 1, 2023

SuperLight Photonics has developed a battery operated portable wideband laser that it says is…

Quantum Brilliance teams for scalable room temperature quantum technology

Technology News | November 1, 2023

Quantum Brilliance has signed a strategic collaboration with a UK lab to boost the…

Wednesday, November 01, 2023

Top ten articles on eeNews Europe in October

By Nick Flaherty

10 Schaeffler is looking to bring German automotive tier one suppliers Vitesco and Continental back together in a deal that simplifies the corporate structure. The two separated two years ago.

9 GaN Systems launches its fourth generation GaN power transistors as it becomes part of Infineon Technologies.

8 RISC-V pioneer SiFive is to lay off around 130 staff, around 20% as it re-align its business in supplying IP to chip designers.

7 European chip designer Tachyum is to build a supercomputer for a US customer that will be capable of 50 exaFLOP performance using its Prodigy chip that is set to sample shortly.

6 Mathematics from the 18th century is showing a way to simpler AI models compared to today’s models with billions of parameters.

5 SemiDynamics in Spain is showing the first fully coherent RISC-V Tensor unit for AI chip design

4, 3 IEDM coverage was also popular in October. Micron showed a DRAM-like non-volatile memory for AI, while Intel, TSMC both reported on stacked complementary FETs (CFETs) that are expected to be the successor to gate all around (GAA) devices for sub-1nm process. The conference also saw a compound semiconductor design from imec achieving record 1.46THz frequency for 6G applications.

2 TSMC looks to standardise chiplet protocols in a move that could shake up the development of complex chips.

1 Raspberry Pi launched its Pi 5 board with a new architecture and there are moves to unify the peripheral interfaces with Arduino.