Germany’s leading electronics trade organization zvei and the country’s national association for security technology bhe say that the sector grew 4.5 percent in 2021, reaching a record value of EUR 4.9 billion.
Industries / Electronics & Microtechnology
As part of its drive to push connectivity in Germany, the government has pledged to dramatically expand the country’s fiber optic network, especially in rural and remote areas. Start-up One Fiber from the southwestern city of Mainz has an innovative idea for how to do this: use Germany’s extensive rail system.
In the first week of April, Berlin’s Grover became the latest German unicorn after raising USD 330 million in Series C funding.
Good help can be hard to find, as many businesses discovered in 2021. Service robots are increasingly being adopted in countries where wages are high and labor shortages threaten many economic sectors.
The IoT+ Network – the Digital Hub for the Internet of Things in Germany – part of Germany’s Digital Hub Initiative – is hosting a webinar on battery management systems on March 24, 4-5:30 PM.
It’s no accident that electronics giant Intel decided to locate its coming €17bn microchip gigafactory in Germany. More and more semiconductor manufacturers are discovering the advantages of being in Europe’s largest market and automotive and technological heartland.
Researchers at the Technical University of Chemnitz and Dresden’s Leibniz Institute IFW have constructed a battery the size of a dust particle. Scientists at the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry were also involved in the project, which is being touted as the world’s tiniest battery.
27 percent of Germans use smartphone technology to protect their homes. That’s the conclusion of a recent representative survey of over a thousand people by Germany’s digital industry association Bitkom.
To initiate payment, users hold the ring three centimeters away from electronic card readers.
It’s a milestone the head of development at Mercedes-Benz, Markus Schäfer, compares to landing a probe on the moon.