NANOTECHNOLOGY and optoelectronics researcher Professor Chennupati Jagadish has been awarded Australia’s highest honour for his service to physics and engineering.
Apple has issued a voluntary recall on AC wall plug adapters designed for use in a number of countries, including Australia.
EFFICIENCY issues in LEDs, particularly green LEDs, are squarely in the cross hair, as Plessey, Anvil Semiconductors and the University of Cambridge work to fabricate high efficiency LEDs in cubic GaN.
A team of 31 scientists around 14 countries are set to release evidence to categorise long-term heavy cell phone usage as “possibly carcinogenic to humans”.
US Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has said he’d make Apple bring all its manufacturing back to its home country.
Australian company The IoT Group will soon join the fast-growing list of businesses offering “selfie drones”.
ELECTRIC self-driving cars were a major trend at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016, reports TrendForce.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei posted an eye-popping 70% growth in 2015. It is now beating HTC and Sony when it comes to market share in Europe and is third only to Apple and Samsung when it comes to global smartphone sales.
AUSTRALIAN researchers are using Molecular Beam Epitaxy, normally used to manufacture semiconductor materials, to build up materials layer by atomic layer, in order to better explore quantum effects.
A Swiss team has developed a way of additively manufacturing “nanowall” electrodes, which a spinoff company will attempt to scale up, and which may have potential for use in touchscreen electronics.
Production of the current iPhone models is predicted to be cut by 30 per cent in the January – March quarter.
Apple has reportedly opened a “secret” laboratory to develop lighter, thinner screens in northern Taiwan.
CSR Bradford will begin supplying and installing Tesla Powerwall batteries in the Australian market, starting early next year.
A RESEARCHER from RMIT University has been named one of the top 10 innovators aged under 35 in the Asia Pacific, thanks to her work in transforming flexible electronics into transparent stretchable devices.
Award-winning expat Chris Boshuizen, co-founder of earth observation company Planet Labs, is about to tackle his next challenge. Brent Balinski spoke to Boshuizen about the excitement around space start-ups, the agile aerospace approach to satellite manufacturing, and whether or not Australia needs a space agency.
CSIRO is using light-generating swings to highlight the challenges around energy sustainability.
The University of Cambridge has announced a method of rapidly and cheaply printing conductive ink using graphene and other materials.
Panasonic has a pedigree of ruggedised electronics – their Toughbook laptops are the stuff of remote mining site lore. Branko Miletic reviews the latest addition to this range.
Foxconn has announced it will add a new e-commerce platform in India, adding to its plans for 10 – 12 new factories and a new data centre there.
A new documentary has been released, examining China’s electronics manufacturing heartland in the Pearl River Delta region.