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Texas Instruments pushing for Autopilot

Posted by James Tyler in Uncategorized on May 22, 2017

A new line of automotive radar sensors from Texas Instruments not only offers chips to watch for dangers on the road, but also includes a chip that can monitor the driver in the car. Its proximity-sensing short-range radar can detect when a person is in the car, and shows enough resolution for gesture control and…

Newport to receive £38m 5G foundry investment

Posted by James Tyler in Uncategorized on May 11, 2017

Funding of nearly £38m has been announced for a facility to make compound semiconductors – a new technology behind robotics, 5G and driverless cars. The 10 councils in the Cardiff Capital Region are set to develop the foundry in Newport, which could create about 2,000 high skilled jobs in five years. The funding follows £12m…