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Photonics startup Mantispectra takes chemical analysis out of the lab

Who says chemical analysis needs to be performed in a laboratory, by well-trained personnel? Thanks to a photonic-chip-based spectral sensing system being commercialized by startup Mantispectra, classifying and quantifying material composition will never be easier.

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
Loop Robots cleans up with a $2M seed investment
TU Delft and NFI investigate next-gen forensic photography
Pharrowtech field-tests mm-wave-based fixed wireless access

IoT and PC-based control to utilize manufacturing and machine data

Machines, devices and plants produce more and more data as they become smarter and more networked. Smart industry promises to turn these huge amounts of data into valuable information. Beckhoff and Mathworks show how this challenge can be tackled.

In other news

Amazon is working on its own quantum computer (Bloomberg)
Deepmind co-founder: gaming inspired AI breakthrough (BBC)
German EUV developers awarded Deutscher Zukunftspreis (Fraunhofer)

5G will swing up the number of IoT applications

5G opens up a wealth of new possibilities, which all need electronic device support. More and more, electronic assemblies are being built into applications that were never connected before.