Interviews

Objectgeorienteerde technieken ook geschikt voor plc

20-09-2019 Met de nieuwe release van de IEC 61131-3-standaard voor plcs komen objectgeorienteerde functies beschikbaar en groeien de mogelijkheden enorm.
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The expat's guide to working in Dutch high tech

30-08-2019 To help facilitate integration, tech companies are sending their expat workers to the training 'How to be successful in the Dutch high tech work culture'.
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When your product and your company become more complex, a simple method to manage the process is essential

15-05-2019 When your product and your company become more complex, a simple method to manage the process is essential.
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Lower bar by reasing the bar

26-04-2019 Vacuums seem simple: you pump out the air until you reach the desired low pressure. However, for a high vacuum, simply pumping out the air is not enough.
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Developers are usually unaware of the consequences of their risk-avoiding copy behaviour

18-04-2019 After years of practical experience at Philips Healthcare, Goof Pruijsen now offers advice on value engineering and cost management. He provides training on these subjects for the High Tech Institute.
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Multicore programming skills do not come from Dijkstra

12-02-2019 In practice, writing parallel software is still a difficult task. You keep coming up against unforeseen issues if you do not understand each and every level of the problem, says Klaas van Gend.
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There exists no accurate machine without good thermal management

10-12-2018 In most companies, thermal design and thermal management is still in its infancy, says Theo Ruijl, CTO of MI-Partners and Thermal effects in mechatronic systems trainer. Ruijl sees this fact as a huge deficiency.
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Technical experts can also be successful in advisory sales

06-12-2018 Once you understand how the sales process works, you can advise much more effectively. Both external and internal customers. Leading to a positive effect on your company.
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'Applied optics' training shifts focus to demos and experiments

05-12-2018 Experts from TNO and trainers from T2prof are putting the finishing touches to the renewed 'Applied optics' training courses to commence in February in Delft and in Eindhoven.
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Passive damping: increasingly part of a high tech engineers standard toolset

05-12-2018 Passive damping has been a standard tool for civil engineers and architects for quite some time. Mechanical engineers, however, designing for micron accuracy typically tried to avoid the use of damping.
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Not just lectures, but also lots of interaction

30-10-2018 Huub Janssen from Janssen Precision Engineering is the new figurehead of the Design Principles for Precision Engineering training course. His ambition is to spread know-how in the vein of Wim van der Hoek.
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Design Principles (course) still firmly anchored in Wim van der Hoek's ideology

18-10-2018 Design Principles is one of the most renowned training courses given by the Mechatronics Academy and the High Tech Institute. Our 'mechatronics men' Jan van Eijk and Adrian Rankers have renewed the training and asked Huub Janssen to assume the role of course director.
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Do not confuse being able to hack with knowing the art of writing secure code

06-10-2018 You can turn writing secure code into a good habit. Something you barely stop to think about, like brushing your teeth or putting on your seat belt. High Tech Institute is working with the specialists at Hungarys Cydrill to teach you how.
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Jump start in the Embedded Linux world

29-08-2018 The High Tech Institute has been offering the training in Embedded Linux in the Netherlands for a number of years, on an exclusive basis. The Belgian Linux pioneer tells us the ins and outs of his five-day course.
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Working innovatively and enjoyably: the toolkit

16-08-2018 The high tech industry is exciting and dynamic. But if you get the feeling that you are always one step behind the facts, that your work is never finished and you still take your stress from work home, then it's high time to change the way you work.
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Mechatronics System Design makes teams more effective and more competent to win battles

15-08-2018 Mechatronics System Design part 1 and part 2 are amongst the most popular training courses in the high tech industry. The courses originated in Philips CFT, where system development became increasingly complex in the 1980s.
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Creativity is the skill of the future

23-07-2018 In the high tech world, creativity is also an important skill for technical designers, developers, testers, automation specialists and engineers.
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Design for additive manufacturing (3D-printing) a course leading directly to tangible results

12-07-2018 This training course leads, almost immediately, to demonstrable results. In the form of tangible components. Many companies already scored success with Design for additive manufacturing.
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Voor veel techneuten is communicatie een black box

19-06-2018 De technicus van tegenwoordig kan zich niet verschuilen achter computer of oscilloscoop. Hij moet samenwerken met anderen om de systeemontwikkeling te doen slagen.
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Oorsprong en drijvende krachten achter de System Achitecting-training

25-05-2018 Met een kleine twintig jaar ervaring in systeemarchitectuur verhuisde Gerrit Muller in 1999 van ASML naar Philips Research. Hij vroeg of er interesse was in een cursus op zijn vakgebied. Hij broedde daar al een paar jaar op: hoe hij mensen kon bekwamen in zijn vak systems architecting.
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The die-hard technical expert should above all not become a system architect

09-05-2018 Ger Schoeber gives one of the most popular training courses at the High Tech Institute, in system architecture. He does this in addition to his full-time job as innovation and technology manager at Hotraco in Horst. Schoeber about the role, usefulness and pitfalls for the system architect.
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Linux pioneer wants to program Game of Thrones music show on his Tesla

16-04-2018 Jasper Nuyens stepped somewhat eagerly through information technology. He was the first Aibo owner in Belgium and programmed his own Tesla. The biggest embedded Linux problems land on his lap.
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Iterative learning control improves the performance of motion systems by a factor of ten

16-02-2018 The Advanced feedforward control training course provides the tools with which control technicians can understand and apply iterative learning control techniques.
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Thermal architecture design for electronic products is very similar to solving a high-level puzzle

14-02-2018 High temperatures have a negative influence on the life expectancy and reliability of components. Therefore, chip manufacturers integrate advanced securities in their ICs.
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