• Secure payment without leaving a trace

    Paying public passenger transport tickets with a smartphone becomes increasingly popular. But is it secure?
    © Gabi Zachmann / KIT

    No matter whether payment of the public passenger transport ticket is made via a smartphone app or whether a prepaid card is used for the public swimming pool or a bonus card for the supermarket: Many people already open their "electronic purses" every day.  more

  • SMT Hybrid Packaging 2018 attracts many exhibitors

    Newcomers are welcome at SMT Hybrid Packaging.
    © Mesago / Thomas Klerx

    A total of 80 per cent of the exhibition space has already been booked for the next SMT Hybrid Packaging in Nuremberg from 5 to 7 June 2018. The event is Europe's leading platform for system integration in microelectronics.  more

  • Registration opened for fourth annual CES Asia

    CES Asia will take place for the fourth time in Shanghai.
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    The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that registration is open for the fourth annual CES Asia, the global stage for innovation. The event will take place in Shanghai from the 13 to 15 June 2018. Confirmed exhibitors include globally recognized companies.  more

  • CEBIT enters into alliance with Librecon Bilbao

    CEBIT signed an agreement with Librecon organisers.
    © Deutsche Messe

    ESLE and Deutsche Messe, the organizers of Librecon and CEBIT, have reached an agreement to stage "Librecon Powered by CEBIT" - the open knowledge and technology forum - in November 2018 and 2020.  more

  • FMX 2018 features the central theme Creating Worlds

    FMX in Stuttgart focuses on animation, games and immersive media.
    © FMX / Dominique Brewing, Peter Hacker

    Creating Worlds is the theme of FMX 2018 - Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media. Top-notch speakers already confirmed their participation in the event. FMX 2018 takes place in Stuttgart from 24 to 27 April 2018.  more

  • PCIM Europe 2018 features extended e-mobility area

    At PCIM Europe, visitors will have the opportunity to dive deep into the innovations presented, talk to experts in the field and discover the latest trends in the area of power electronics.
    © Mesago / Thomas Geiger

    PCIM Europe 2018, the leading exhibition for power electronics and its applications, will once again be hosting an e-mobility special exhibition area, set to be larger than last year. The fair is scheduled from 05 to 07 June 2018 in Nuremberg.  more

  • US Department of Commerce to endorse CES Asia 2018

    3D printing featured at CES Asia 2017
    © Consumer Technology Association (CTA)

    The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that the United States Department of Commerce (USDOC) has granted Trade Fair Certification for CES Asia 2018. Owned by CTA and co-produced by Shanghai Intex, CES Asia 2018 will run from 13 to 15 June in Shanghai.  more

  • Innorobo scales up and moves to Porte de Versailles

    Innorobo is a hub that brings together all of the players in the robotics ecosystem
    © Pierre Metivier/flickr CC BY-NC 20

    From 15 to 17 May 2018, Innorobo 2018, Europe's leading robotics event, will once again bring together all types of industrial and service robotics, and will unveil the technologies driving the intelligence of tomorrow's robots.  more

  • Food service equipment at EuroShop 2020

    EuroShop will take place on 16-20 February 2020 in Düsseldorf.
    © Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

    In 2020 the seven existing EuroShop dimensions (Shop Fitting & Store Design, Visual Merchandising, Lighting, Retail Marketing, Retail Technology, Refrigeration & Energy Management and Expo & Event Marketing) will have another one added to them. This 8th dimension at EuroShop will be called Food Service Equipment.  more

  • Data Centre World 2018 will be hosted in its own hall

    Data centre managers get inspired at London's Data Centre World.
    © Sebastian von Thadden / pixelio.de

    For the first time, Data Centre World will be housed in its own hall at ExCeL London, to meet the growing demands of the data centre industry. The event will take place from 21 to 22 March 2018 and is meant for everyone involved in running and building data centres.  more

  • From Wi-Fi to mobile

    The image shows a functional prototype of a 300 GHz multichannel wireless system for further integration as a system-on-chip, developed by Fraunhofer IAF.
    © Fraunhofer IAF

    The coming 5G mobile communications standard will not sate our hunger for data for very long. That is why Fraunhofer experts are already working on 6G together with partners from industry and research as part of the EU-sponsored TERRANOVA project. The goal is to create a network in the terahertz frequency range.  more

  • Hannover Messe: Industrie 4.0 reaches next stage

    'Integrated Industry – Connect & Collaborate' is the lead theme of HANNOVER MESSE 2018.
    © Deutsche Messe AG

    The interplay between automation and energy, IT platforms and artificial intelligence is driving the digital transformation of industry. With the lead theme "Integrated Industry - Connect & Collaborate", Hannover Messe 2018 spotlights the potential of this development.  more

  • C-star 2018: "Shape the Future of Retail"

    New retail solutions will be shown at the 4th edition of C-star, to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 26 – 28 April, 2018.
    © Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    The 4th edition of C-star, to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 26 - 28 April, 2018, bears the motto "Shape the Future of Retail". The international trade fair for solutions and trends all about retail is expected to attract 150 exhibitors and some 8,000 trade visitors.  more

  • All in Print China 2018 on growth course

    In Shanghai, All in Print China will take place on 24-28 October, 2018.
    © Cornerstone / pixelio.de

    24 to 28 October 2018 sees the holding of the seventh edition of the China International Exhibition for All Printing Technology and Equipment (All in Print China) at the New International Expo Center in Shanghai. With nine halls and some 110,000 square metres of exhibition space All in Print is once again on course for growth.  more

  • CEBIT 2018: "Business festival" with four main elements

    "Die CEBIT 2018 wird ein Business-Festival für Innovation und Digitalisierung", sagt CeBIT-Chef Oliver Frese.
    © Deutsche Messe

    CEBIT is gearing up for the 2018 season with a new theme mix, new event formats and a totally new look & feel. "CEBIT 2018 will be a business festival for innovation and digitization," Deutsche Messe Managing Board member Oliver Frese says. Next year, the CEBIT show's first-ever summer showcase opens on 11 June with a completely new venue layout. The new CEBIT comprises four main elements.  more

  • InPrint Italy 2018: dates and venue confirmed

    InPrint Italy will take place in the South Hall of the MiCo Milano Congressi exhibition centre in Milan from 20 to 22 November 2018.
    © Mack Brooks Exhibitions Ltd.

    Following the first InPrint Italy exhibition last year, show organisers FM Brooks have confirmed that the next event in the series, InPrint Italy 2018, will take place in the South Hall of the MiCo Milano Congressi exhibition centre in Milan from 20 to 22 November 2018.  more