What caught your eye this week (Week 12)?

The Electronics Weekly team share their picks of the week, in terms of announcements, developments, product releases, quotes or anything else in the wider world that caught their eye in the last seven days…

Imec campus

Imec campus

David Manners, components editor

…What caught my eye this week is Imec’s celebration of 30 years of world-leading microelectronics research.

Sue Proud, production editor

I’ve previously declared my enthusiasm for alternative sources of energy, and this caught my eye because it fits that bill, and maybe a bit because it reminds me of one of the versions of the flux capacitor conversions that Doc made to the DeLorean engine in Back to the Future II…

Samsung Z

Samsung Z

And just when you think you’ve seen it all, Nature trumps all mankind’s cleverness, as Wasp uses zinc-tip drill to lay eggs. Simply amazing.

Alun Williams, web editor

…Samsung launching the first Tizen smartphone, the Samsung Z. Further evidence, perhaps, of plans to diversify away from Android? Intel inside?

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