Companies / Markets

The development of 5G, big data, IoT and artificial intelligence has driven innovation in the world and prompted displays and smart applications to continuously evolve, with the transportation sector also greatly influenced. AU Optronics Corp. (Hsinchu, Taiwan) has obtained around 7.7% shares of SINTRONES Technology Corp. from a major shareholder through block trading. By acquiring the shares and forging an alliance, the two parties hope to establish strategic partnership for the AIoV ecosystem and jointly develop comprehensive solutions for smart transportation and commercial vehicle networking platforms.



Ynvisible Interactive Inc. (Vancouver, Canada) announces its first customer collaboration to bring new temperature indication solutions to market with SpotSee, the global leader in shock, vibration and temperature monitoring through low-cost connectivity and data. Both companies are partners in the CHARISMA project, funded by the European Union, Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions programme.


Companies / Markets

Two-dimensional (2D) materials have a huge potential for providing devices with much smaller size and extended functionalities with respect to what can be achieved with today’s silicon technologies. But to exploit this potential we must be able to integrate 2D materials into semiconductor manufacturing lines – a notoriously difficult step. A team of Graphene Flagship researchers in Sweden and Germany now reports a new method to make this work.


Exhibitions / Events

What do an artificial triceps, a smart gear selector and an indoor air quality meter have in common? Essential parts consist of organic and printed electronics. And they are among the 22 entries taking part in the "OE-A Competition 2021", which the international VDMA working group OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) organises every year.


Companies / Markets

Brewer Science (Rolla, Missouri), a leader in developing and manufacturing next-generation materials and processes, has earned the Zero Waste to Landfill Certification for the sixth consecutive year. The Zero Waste to Landfill Certification represents Brewer Science’s commitment to the responsible management of end-of-life materials and demonstrates the company’s commitment to waste diversion practices.