Netlicks? ‘The TV screen you can taste’

A prototype “lickable” TV screen which can mimic food flavours has been developed by a Japanese professor, Reuters reports. Dubbed Taste-the-TV, ten canisters spray flavour onto a “hygienic film” which is rolled over the screen for the viewer to lick. Professor Homei Miyashita of Meiji University, suggested it could be used to train cooks or sommeliers […]

Optical Oscilloscope That Could Change Communication Technologies

Conventional oscilloscopes are not able to accurately measure readings related to the electric field of light particularly due to high speeds of light wave oscillations that are in the order of several gigahertz.  Such high speeds enable the coverage of the entire radio frequency and microwave regions of the electromagnetic spectrum, allowing higher speeds for […]

Delta to Acquire Universal Instruments – a Leader in Precision Automation Solutions for Electronics Manufacturing – to Further its Smart Manufacturing Capabilities

Delta Electronics, Inc. (later referred to as “Delta”), a global leading provider of smart energy-saving solutions, today announced the agreement to acquire, through its subsidiary Delta International Holding Limited B.V., UI Acquisition Holding Co., owner of Universal Instruments Corporation and its worldwide branches and subsidiaries for an estimated amount of US$88.9 million (approx. NT$2,471,420 thousand)**. […]

LACROIX acquires majority stake in Firstronic

Firstronic announced that on Dec. 16, it signed an exclusive agreement with LACROIX which increases LACROIX’s equity stake from 12.5 percent to 62 percent. Subject to the usual conditions precedent, this transaction will be carried out in co-investment with Bpifrance, which will take a 26 percent stake in Firstronic through its International Build-Up Fund. The […]

Dow to showcase new silicone technologies for advanced semiconductor packaging at SEMICON Taiwan 2021

Dow (NYSE: Dow) will preview its latest silicone technologies for advanced semiconductor packaging at SEMICON Taiwan 2021 in Booth #I2616. These next-generation silicone-organic hybrid adhesives, silicone hotmelt solutions and silicone die-attach films (DAF) deliver improved performance, durability, uniformity and processability vs. traditional organics. Dow’s high-performance technologies are engineered to address top trends in advanced semiconductor […]

Manz AG wins major order from Britishvolt for lithium-ion cell assembly equipment for pioneering gigawatt production line

Cooperation concluded with British market and innovation leader in battery production for mobility sector Order includes machines for assembling lithium-ion battery cells Total order volume of more than EUR 70 million for first expansion phase, further projects already in the planning stage High market demand for Manz’s technology expertise Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding […]

ViTrox Received 2021 Global Technology Award for its V9i Advanced Robotic Vision

ViTrox, World’s Most Trusted Machine Vision Solutions for the semiconductor and electronics packaging industries, announced that it was awarded a 2021 Global Technology Award in the category of Robotic Handling System for its latest generation of V9i Advanced Robotic Vision (ARV) Inspection Solutions. The award was announced during an award ceremony at Productronica in Munich, […]