electronica makes an impression with digital format
A total of 209 exhibitors from 25 countries presented their electronic industry solutions and products from November 9th to 12th, 2020, as part of electronica virtual, the virtual format of electronica. A total of 8,253 unique users from 79 countries learned about electronic innovations and trends of the future in virtual exhibition halls and during four digital conferences.
electronica 2020 CEO Roundtable - where is the electronics industry heading?
At every electronica one of the show highlights has always been the CEO Roundtable. Despite the fact that the 2020 instalment of the electronics industry’s biggest event is taking place virtually, this year was no exception.
What does a virtual electronica mean for our industry?
Under normal circumstances everyone in the industry should be in the process of clearing their diary and packing the lederhosen as the great and the good of the electronics world descend on Munich for the biennial electronica exhibition.
electronica virtual – here are the highlights
electronica will take place digitally for the first time from November 9th to 12th, 2020. Participants in the virtual event can expect solutions and products from more than 200 international exhibitors, a four-day forum and conference program and special events such as the CEO Round Table and the startup funding program electronica fast forward.
Join the cyber security forums at electronica 2020
At electronica virtual 2020, Electronic Specifier will be holding a digital forum programme on cyber security as part of the trade fair on 11th and 12th November, from 14:00 to 17:00. These will focus on embedded systems, healthcare, IoT and the automotive industry.
Digital electronica brings strong market presence
The digital format of electronica will take place from November 9th to 12th, 2020 with digital product presentations and a comprehensive program of conferences and speeches. The platform also offers an outlook on the future of the electronics industry. During the CEO Round Table, representatives from semiconductor manufacturers such as Infineon, NXP Semiconductors and STMicroelectronics will discuss the current and future developments in the indu...
electronica India, productronica India and MatDispens 2020 cancelled
Due to the still strong spread of COVID-19 in India and the stringent travel restrictions imposed by the Government, Messe Muenchen India feels compelled to cancel its trade fairs electronica India, productronica India and MatDispens 2020, originally scheduled from 23rd-25th September, at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru.
electronica 2020 to be held digitally
Messe München will organise electronica 2020, the trade fair and conference for electronics, as a virtual event this year. The current travel restrictions in Europe, which are becoming more stringent, have required a re-thinking of planning. The digital format for electronica in November will give exhibitors the opportunity to book digital trade fair booths. electronica virtual will also provide all customers additional ways to interact and ...
Embedded systems: Innovation turbo of the 21st century
Embedded technologies are indispensable for dealing with socio-political challenges such as climate protection, demographic development or increasing resource efficiency. In key branches of industry they also form the basis for most of the innovations.
A positive sign for the electronics industry
With electronica, being held from 10th-13th November, 2020, Messe München is sending a positive signal for the electronics industry. Due to the continuing travel restrictions in several countries, electronica is extending its program this year. Alongside a compact trade fair concept that includes all the topics covered by electronica, the event will be complemented by digital offerings.
electronica China comes to a successful close
There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the electronics industry this year, but looking at it from a different perspective, it has also meant new opportunities for development. As the first major electronics exhibition to be held in China since the pandemic, electronica China 2020 has made a significant contribution to economic recovery by meeting the needs of exhibitors and visitors and bringing renewed confidence to the indu...
electronica China will be held in July 2020 as scheduled
On 8th May 2020, the Chinese government issued the guidelines of preventing and controlling COVID-19. On 9th May, the emergency response level of major public health emergencies in Shanghai was adjusted to level 3. On 11th May, the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce and Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Industries Association published the notice and guidelines of preventing and controlling the epidemic on organising exhibitions.
electronica China postponed until July
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has strongly impacted developments in China. Following the directives of the Government of Shanghai Municipality to prevent and control the virus from spreading, Messe München Shanghai was compelled at the beginning of February to postpone electronica China, productronica China and LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA, which were planned to take place in March.
Some alternative stories from the halls of electronica
Steve Rogerson looks at some of the news that may have missed the front page. My travels last month took me to the biggest shoe-leather-eating event in the calendar. Yes, I am talking about the enormous electronica exhibition in Munich, which was even bigger than in previous years. As per usual, I boosted my daily step count to silly levels with the combination of the event and me exploring the bars of Munich in the evening.
The electronics of the future are smart, safe and secure
More than 3,100 exhibitors from over 50 countries provided an insight into the electronics of the future with their solutions and products at the Munich trade fair site from November 13th to 16th, 2018. The focal topics of this year’s electronica included blockchain, artificial intelligence and medical electronics.
LTE-V2X: Automobile direct communication on trial
Traffic networking promises more safety, more energy efficiency, and fewer emissions. To do this, the first commercial technology connects automobiles with the 'curb' via LTE. Smart traffic systems and networked automobiles are the milestones on the way to the completely driverless vehicle. And LTE-V2X (Vehicle-to-everything, V2X) is one of the technologies that may make this happen. It connects vehicles directly with each other, with t...
Every second person wants to speak with electronic devices
The ‘Internet of Voice’ is on the rise: voice control of electronic appliances is important for 59% of German consumers. In fact, every second person in the country wants to have a human-like dialogue via smart voice assistants such as Alexa, Siri, and friends. In an international comparison, Germans are rather reserved when it comes to their conversation wishes.
Electronics made accessible at electronica
The motto of this year’s electronica (November 13th to 16th, 2018) is ‘Connecting everything—safe, smart, safe, and secure’. The new format in hall 6 is centred around giving exhibitors, school pupils, students, and specialist visitors the opportunity to network.
Medicine in a digital world...
The health industry is going through a period of dramatic change. We are seeing more and more digital solutions throughout the patient journey - at every stage from prevention and diagnosis to treatment. Medicine 4.0 can only work on the basis of collaborative efforts at the point where the medical and engineering disciplines overlap.
electronica 2018: the electronics of the future
The 'Internet of the Voice' is on the rise: sixty-two percent of UK consumers consider voice control of electronic devices important. Fifty six percent even want to enter into a humanlike conversation via smart voice assistants (e.g. Alexa, Siri). From an international point of view, the British are rather cautious with their conversation preferences. By way of comparison: 86% of Chinese want to talk to their electronic devices.