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AI-enhanced glasses for the visually impaired

To assist the visually impaired with increased mobility independence and enhanced text reading capabilities, Yes!Delft start-up Envision is developing its own hands-free, AI-based solution for smart glasses.

Headlines

Kendrion locks up 3T acquisition
Quantum computing unicorn considers European HQ near Imec
Semiconductor boom might turn to glut in 2023, says IDC
The Netherlands joins European chip collaboration
$12M seed round brings Dutch stealth startup Axelera AI to light

When persistence pays off: why ASMI is doing so well

Grueling work with Intel cemented ASM International’s position in the atomic layer deposition market, but the emergence of more ALD semiconductor applications was required for that investment to really pay off.

In other news

Semicon more bullish on AI than other industries (Electronics Weekly)
Russia launches humanoid robot to the ISS (Space.com)
Trump is mad some automakers want to make cleaner cars (The Verge)

Quantify yourself

As companies are increasingly becoming data- and AI-driven, there’s a growing need to define desired outcomes in quantitative terms. This requires everyone in leadership and decision-making roles to take a more quantitative approach to their job.