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Did you know? you can see DETAILS of 0,00000000005 m…

 …with the WOLRD’s BEST MICROSCOPE designed in Eindhoven? The Titan microscope is a FEI product, enabling you to see details of 50 pm of material. A detail of 1 pico meter is 0,001 nanometer, or 10^(-12)m. These microscopes are being … Continue reading

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Did you know? A unique robot for eye surgery has been developed in Eindhoven

The start-up company Preceyes from Eindhoven University of Technology developed a master-slave robot for vitreo-retinal eye surgery with unique precision. With a measured accuracy of 0,00001 m the robot can be used for operations inside small veins on the retina. … Continue reading

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Did you know? EVERY FIVE MINUTES a truck is born in Eindhoven

The production of DAF Trucks is on average this year 165/day. Assuming 12 hours operation/day, this means 13,75/hour, so at least 1 every 5 minutes. Made in Eindhoven! DAF expanded its industry leadership in 2011 as a result of superior … Continue reading

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Did you know? EVERY DAY 6.000.000.000 anonymous measurements from cars worldwide are received by TomTom

Founded in 1991, TomTom is the world’s leading supplier of in-car location and navigation products and services focused on providing all drivers with the world’s best navigation experience. Headquartered in Amsterdam, and its R&D center in Eindhoven, TomTom has 3,500 … Continue reading

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Did you know? On average 80% of the ICs IN ALL ELECTRONIC DEVICES SOLD WORLDWIDE…

…are made on machines designed and manufactured in Veldhoven? ASML is the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or microchips. ASML has now 80% … Continue reading

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