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Hassane El-Khoury talks to Neil Tyler about his on-going plans for Cypress Semiconductor

"The technology world has changed and it’s no longer just about the silicon,” says Hassane El-Khoury, the youthful CEO of Cypress Semiconductor. So if it’s not about silicon what is it about? “Software,” he contends. “Software is what pulls silicon devices together.”

Following in the footsteps of long time CEO TJ Rodgers, El-Khoury was appointed CEO in 2016 at which point he embarked on a corporate transformation that has placed the customer at the very heart of ...

Getting real with virtual reality

Professor Robert Stone has been involved in the world of virtual, augmented and mixed reality for some thirty years and has experienced the ups and downs of a still maturing industry. He holds a Chair in Interactive Multimedia Systems within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham, where he is also Director of the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team developing virtual and mixed reality simulators.

Shaping the future

Alexander Everke, the CEO of ams, started his career in the semiconductor industry back in 1991 when he joined Siemens. He worked in the Siemens’ spin off Infineon and was part of the NXP management team in Eindhoven before joining ams in October 2015. He became CEO in March the following year.

Literally, the search is over!

Identifying and experiencing a problem that can then be fixed is crucial when it comes to developing a great product. So says Christian Johan Smith, President and Co-Founder of TrackR, a West Coast US start-up that over the past eight years has developed a range of coin sized tracking devices that can be attached to things like wallets and passports to help users keep track of where they are through an app.

The project begins

Recently, Stephen Doran took up his position as CEO of the Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult. His remit, to accelerate UK industry’s access and ability to exploit advances in compound semiconductor (CS) industries.

Meeting IoT challenges

It’s fair to say that over the past 12 months the IoT and big data technologies have progressed significantly and we are seeing an analytical revolution.

Connecting with the future

Appointed managing director of LEMO UK in 2015, Peter Dent joined the designer and manufacturer of precision custom connectors after more than 25 years with Smiths Connectors, where he held several senior engineering and business development roles.

Oren Hagai encourages proper RF training

A recognised expert in RF and Microwave Oren Hagai, president & CTO of Interlligent RF & Microwave solutions, is passionate about training and providing the right learning experience for the upcoming generation of RF engineers.

Has Smiths Interconnect made a risky decision to drop well known brand names?

Brand loyalty is one of the most important things a company can develop, so when an organisation decides to ‘pension off’ such well-known names as Hypertac, Sabritec and TRAK, in favour of the single brand of Smiths Interconnect, you might think this is a risky move. Could Smiths Interconnect be running the risk of weakening its market position?

The market for flexible displays is maturing, says Tim Burne

From curved TVs to pop-up presentation screens a new wave of products are making their way to market driven, in no small part, by advances in flexible display technology. Devices which can be folded or rolled are expected to appear shortly creating a market that could be worth $200bn within five years.

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