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Fight against obsolescence extended in 2015

The Component Obsolescence Group (COG)  hopes support services for obsolescence management (OM) will be extended to a wider range of industries and materials with the launch of the International Institute of Obsolescence Management (IIOM) in January 2015. The new professional body will provide professional qualifications for practitioners of Obsolescence Management…

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European plan for automatic car accident alerts is delayed

A European initiative which could automate the process of emergency services being notified on road accidents anywhere in the European Union is facing a two year delay. The EC had originally proposed that legislation for the introduction of the eCall system would be in place by end of 2015. But…

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Electronics patent of the month: Jaguar Land Rover crash avoidance system

Michael Jaeger, patent attorney at leading UK patent and trade mark attorneys Withers & Rogers LLP, writes: GB Patent Number: GB2488238 Granted to: Jaguar Land Rover Limited One of the consequences of living in an automated society is that while most of us were living life in the slow lane…

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Patents: Obama declares war on the patent trolls

When ordinary activities like using Wi-Fi in a coffee shop or updating smartphone apps provokes lawsuits you know something is seriously amiss with the legal system. That has been the state of play for some time in the US – but perhaps not for much longer. Recently US president Barack…

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