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New Electronics interviews some of the industry's most high profile and influential figures.

Gatwick game-changer

It’s true to say that when a new technology appears on the market it is often accompanied by its ‘opposite’ – the bad versions that are used for various, invariably, criminal activities – and this has been true of the drone market, both here in the UK and around the world.

The drone that caused chaos at Gatwick airport is a case in point. It showed up how unprepared one of the UK’s leading airports was to the threat drones can pose.“It was, however, a one in a ...

A prolific inventor

Polish software engineer Marta Karczewicz, who has been shortlisted for the European Inventor Award 2019, talks to Neil Tyler about her work and contribution to the development of video compression.

Health and wellbeing

Tom Winstanley, Head of Innovation at IT services company, NTT DATA UK looks at the evolution of wearables and why so many tech companies are jumping on the health and wellbeing bandwagon.

Precision medicine

Artificial intelligence expert and tech leader, Loubna Bouarfa, explains how she is embracing diversity in technology for healthcare.

Dialogue is Key

Last month TechWorks, the UK’s industry association for deep tech connected communities, announced that Alan Banks would be taking over from Gary Travers as CEO, with immediate effect.

Playing to our strengths

New Electronics met with Cypress CEO Hassane El-Khoury at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where the company was heavily focused on the key themes of connectivity and IoT computing power.

Deciphering electrical conductivity in doped organic semiconductors

Organic semiconductors enable the fabrication of large-scale printed and mechanically flexible electronic applications and have already successfully established themselves on the market for displays in the form of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). In order to break into further market segments however, improvements in performance are still needed.

Planning pays off

Described as a one-stop shop Plexus provides companies with engineering, manufacturing and after-market services.

Truly 'wearable' technology

Utilising a very different approach to other conductive textiles, Pireta Technology is looking to enable truly ‘wearable’ technology. Neil Tyler talks to Ian Russell about the company and its technology.

Piezoelectric haptics gets a boost

Boréas Technologies’ CEO, Simon Chaput, talks to Neil Tyler about the company’s ultra-low-power haptic chip, which delivers realistic haptic feedback but does so without draining the battery.

Cybercrime is on-going, but many breaches could be prevented

Last year was dubbed the “worst ever” by the Online Trust Alliance for data breaches and cyber incidents around the world. Interestingly, it revealed that 93% of the breaches recorded in 2017 could have been prevented. And with cybercrime continuing to make the headlines, this year hasn’t seen much improvement. Niroshan Rajadurai, director of sales and field engineering EMEA at Semmle, software specialists, believes that industry is going wrong and failing to address the problems of cybercrime correctly.

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