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Software

Improving touch screens with AI

ETH Computer scientists have developed a new AI solution that enables touchscreens to sense with eight times higher resolution than current devices. Thanks to AI, their solution can infer much more precisely where fingers ...

Engineering

New design for isolated power supply chip

Recently, a research group led by Prof. Cheng Lin from School of Microelectronics, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has made achievements in the field of fully integrated ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

New tech coalition seeks US aid to respond to chip shortage

A newly formed coalition of technology firms called Tuesday for $50 billion in US government aid to boost incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing in the face of a deepening chip shortage.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Timing is everything in new implant tech

Implants that require a steady source of power but don't need wires are an idea whose time has come.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Light meets superconducting circuits

In the last few years, several technology companies including Google, Microsoft, and IBM, have massively invested in quantum computing systems based on microwave superconducting circuit platforms in an effort to scale them ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

US pressing Taiwanese firms on semiconductors, Commerce chief says

The United States is pressuring Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturers to allocate some of their supply to American automakers grappling with a shortage of the crucial components, US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Tuesday.

Business

Intel: $3.5B investment is critical to microchip future

Intel will be investing $3.5 billion in its New Mexico plant to manufacture what executives said Monday will fuel "a new era of innovation" and advanced computing as demands increase for the tiny microchips used in nearly ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Exploring extremes: When is it too hot to handle?

Exploring extreme environments can put significant operational challenges on the engineering systems we depend upon to safely explore and at times operate within.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Plastic electronics: Ushering in the next generation of technology

From cat's-whisker detectors in the early 1900s to electronic circuit chips in modern-day mobile phones, electronic devices have been modified in myriad creative ways to adapt to the needs of humankind. Apart from increasing ...