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EETE APR 2015

DESIGN & PRODUCTS SPECIAL FOCUSES: - OPTOELECTRONICS April 2015 Headlight control through eye-tracking Controlling your headlamp with a move of your eyes: What sounds like Sci-Fi can soon be reality. Carmaker Opel is developing a technology that controls direction and brightness of the vehicle’s headlights by tracking the driver’s eyes. Nanolaser enables on-chip photonics Tandem photovoltaics for record efficiencies? Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University are exploring ways to create solar cells using low-cost manufacturing methods. A new candidate for ultra-thin optoelectronics: DNA-peptide Ag nanodiscs to boost MoS2’s LED performance - WEARABLE & IMPLANTABLE ELECTRONICS Electronic patch increases therapy adherence This poor adherence to medication was reported by WHO back in 2003 to result in increased morbidity and death, calling for innovative medication reminders. Hybrid supercapacitor trumps thin-film lithium battery The right connections to pain management 22 22 23 24 24 28 30 31 - M2M COMMUNICATIONS NXP to focus on all CMOS radar Thin and flexible Bluetooth LE beacons operate battery-free Bi-directional RF doubles cellular capacity 34 37 37 re ader offer This month, DecaWave is offering EETimes Europe’s readers the chance to win two TREK1000 kits worth €947 each, to evaluate its Ultra-Wideband (UWB) indoor location and communication DW1000 chip in different real-time location system topologies. 46 distri bution corner opinion Big data sets drones to fly Power grids - How many EVs can be charged simultaneoulsy? 4 50 ne ws & TECHNOLOGY Sensor data predict failure of large machines Printed NFC for context-aware gameplay Philips offloads LED lighting components unit for USD2.8bn Cadence and ARM strategic partners on IP 3D Qualcomm SoCs by 2016 The future of three-dimensional (3D) very large scale integration (VLSI) for system-on-chips (SoCs) will not stack die connected by through-silicon-vias (TSVs), but will build them on a single layered die. Iconic Insights: The car’s the star… Group Engineering Director at Jaguar Land Rover, Wolfgang Ziebart discusses the impact of the fast- moving world of electronics on the more sedate environment of automotive manufacture. Delphi selected to build Audi’s autopilot computer IDT to speed CERN’ data analytics How will deep learning change SoCs? Deep Learning is already changing the way computers see, hear and identify objects in the real world. Has anybody come up with SoC architecture optimized for neural networks? If so, what does it look like? Electronics printed in France The French association of printed electronics gives us an outlook of the market. IBM invests 3 billion USD to bring IoT to the enterprise Intel targets smartglasses with purchase of two Swiss startups Analog EDA finally automated Cyber-physical systems as the basis for IoT: Europe has it all 6 6 7 7 8 10 12 12 14 17 18 18 20 21 49 3 Electronic Engineering Times Europe April 2015 www.electronics-eetimes.com


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