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Fast becoming a fully-fledged industry

As various authorities around the world have granted companies the right to operate drones in a number of markets – from agriculture and construction to insurance – the range and variety of applications has grown substantially over the past five years.

Examining whether to gel or pad

New electronic product generations bring new challenges associated with thermal management and there are two general types of thermal interface materials: gels (or dispensable gap fillers) and gap filler pads which can be used.

Return of the multichip

One of the predictions made by Gordon Moore in 1975 during an IEDM keynote where he refined the ideas that gave rise to Moore’s Law was that chips would get bigger pretty quickly and that this growth would be a major contributor to scaling.

One small step…

Stan Boland, CEO of Five, a leading UK self-driving start-up, talks about the challenges associated with delivering autonomous vehicles.

Master of the Universe

This year’s Technology Symposium highlighted TSMC’s dominance of the semiconductor market and, considering its investment plans, that’s something that's likely to continue for some time.

Extreme boards!

“Extraordinary circumstances often bring along with them extraordinary strength,” wrote the political philosopher William Godwin.

The needs of the many

A decade ago, OLED was the hot technology of the future: the one to displace the backlit LCD panels that continue to dominate the market for flat-panel displays

The rise of surgical robotics

Medical robotics first appeared over 30 years ago and they were developed in response to perceived weaknesses associated with the use of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) technologies

A reliable partner

The global shortage of components is threatening to slow down the global economic recovery as the demand for components has surged far higher than many expected.

Living with lithium

Batteries play a key role in a range of applications and are used in medical devices for increased safety of operation and for having the freedom to move instruments around in hospitals.

Trust no-one

Over the past decade, concern has grown over hardware Trojans: malicious circuitry placed in chips or boards.

Building better

The construction industry, like many other sectors of the economy, has and continues to experience challenging circumstances, whether that’s been the impact of Covid-19 or having to deal with new regulations such as energy efficiency standards.

The new face of policing

New technologies are creating new pressures for modern-day police forces and, according to research published by Deloitte’s in its ‘Tech Trends’ report, criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their use of technology.

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