Leading technology CEOs and industry thought leaders from across the computing ecosystem convened in San Francisco earlier this week at the second AI Design Forum™ to discuss the future of computing—from materials to systems. What was made clear from the thought-provoking keynotes and many sideline discussions is that AI and Big Data create tremendous growth opportunities for the industry, but to realize their potential requires new levels of innovation.
As we wrap up 2016, it is an ideal time to reflect on the accomplishments of Applied teams around the world who have demonstrated a commitment to the company’s core value of operating with responsibility and integrity.
While the mainstay applications of the MEMS segment continue to be strong performers, 2016 saw a big push toward lots of new and potentially high-volume MEMS devices. This presents many exciting opportunities, but the challenges are plenty.
Applied Materials hosted an Open Innovation Workshop in Shanghai where company experts joined industry and academic leaders to explore how materials engineering can help transform sectors of the global economy.