AI-ASSISTED BLOOD TESTING TOOL: Developed by Taiwan’s Top Universities, AHEAD Detects Leukemia Cells with High Accuracy and Astounding Speed

23 Jan

The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared 12 healthcare algorithms alone this year. The approved AI software products include a solution that analyzes data from iris scanning to support diabetes treatment decisions and a solution that helps doctors to detect signs of stroke in patients from computer tomography scans. As artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies steadily improve, the cases of their application in the healthcare and biotechnology sector will continue to increase significantly. Continue reading 

TDK’s Subsidiary TDK-Lambda Uses Transphorm GaN to Advance PFH Series AC-DC Power Supply

23 Jan

Transphorm Inc.—the leader in the design and manufacturing of the highest reliability and only qualified high-voltage (HV) Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductors—today confirmed that leading power supply manufacturer TDK-Lambda, a group company of TDK, has released its first GaN-based AC-DC power supply. The full function 504 W rated PFH500F-28 is the company’s latest generation AC-DC baseplate cooled power supply module. Further, the power module is the latest Transphorm customer product to demonstrate the HV GaN advantages, increasing efficiency by 5 percent in a 28 percent smaller package over the previous PFE500F series. Continue reading 

Keysight Technologies Strengthens Support for Automotive Customers with New Facility in Nagoya, Japan

23 Jan

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has opened a new automotive customer center in Nagoya, Japan. This is another in a series of automotive customer centers established by Keysight, including facilities in Michigan, United States, Boeblingen, Germany, and Shanghai, China. Continue reading 

NTUST Shattered 3D Printing Price Barriers with Revolutionary Product

22 Jan

3D printing has emerged as a revolutionary technology in recent years. Initially designed for industrial applications, 3D printing has become increasingly popular in the manufacture of airplane and car parts, houses, guns, and dental materials, thanks to lowered entry barriers and costs. The development of chemical ink is also likely, which can be used to 3D print medicine in the future. For consumers, 3D printers will no longer be a luxury. A Taiwan startup has developed a mobile 3D printing solution targeting the design and educational markets, making this advanced technology an affordable product. Continue reading 

Impacts on Global PV Industry Were Not As Severe As Anticipated in 2018; PV Demand to Reach a New High in 2019, Says TrendForce

22 Jan

2018 brought the PV industry many ups and downs, including influences from Section 201 and 301 of the US Trade Act, the “531 New Policy” from China, safeguard tariff in India, and the termination of MIP undertaking in the EU. The industry’s extreme uncertainty had impacted every section of the PV supply chain. However, EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, points out that the overall market situation will improve in 2019 and demand will reach a new high throughout the year. Continue reading 

Best Practice Fraud Protection Strategies in the Spotlight as Service Providers Face Increasing Losses

22 Jan

The increasingly damaging impact of telecom fraud and how service providers can protect themselves and their customers from its risks, will be one of the key takeaways from the upcoming Risk and Assurance (RAG) Conference in Bahrain. With annual global losses from telecoms fraud heading towards $30 billion, the most effective strategies to combat the criminal activity, and proven results, will be presented at the event. Continue reading 

Cologix Enables Dedicated Access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in Canada

22 Jan

Cologix, a network and cloud-neutral interconnection and data-center company, and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced the immediate availability of dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure through Cologix’s Toronto (TOR1) data center. This news supports Oracle’s recent announcement of the availability of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure from its new Toronto data center. The Direct to Oracle FastConnect on-ramp to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure enriches Cologix’s already robust cloud eco-system and enables enterprises a high-performance, low predictable pricing and flexible solution. Continue reading 

THE USE OF AI IN MULTITALKER SPEECH SEPARATION: RelaJet Enables Hard of Hearing People to Hear Clearly Again

22 Jan

Hard of hearing people face two main problems. Firstly, hearing aids are expensive. Take the top six global brands for example: their average price is about $2000, while high-end pieces could cost as much as $5000. Secondly, many conventional hearing aids are not effective enough because they are susceptible to interference from ambient noise. Blue Chen, a hard of hearing person himself, has gathered an AI algorithms team to found RelaJet. He aims to employ “the multi-talker speech separation” to enhance the listening experience for hard of hearing people. Continue reading 

Water Quality Monitoring in Fishponds: Effectively Removing Aquatic Toxins to Make Aquaculture More Sustainable

21 Jan

Aquaculture has been an important industry; however, most aquaculturists have limited control over the environment. Without the necessary preventive measures, sudden environmental changes leading to a significantly elevated level of aquatic toxic substances often result in massive fish die-offs. Continue reading 

Stock-up Demand May Arrive Earlier Than Expected, TV Panel Price Decline May Stop in 2Q19, Says TrendForce

21 Jan

LCD panel makers have continued to bring new production capacities to the market, and the increasing pressure from oversupply has resulted in a sharp decline in panel prices, according to the latest report by WitsView, a division of TrendForce. Therefore, Samsung Display has strategically decided to allocate more capacity to QD-OLED TV production in advance. As the result, the stock-up demand for TV panels may arrive earlier than expected in 2Q19. Continue reading