Electronic Products & Technology


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Automation/Robotics


News
June 27, 2017 by Dr Harry Zervos, Principal Analyst, IDTechEx

VR drives reality paradigm shift in form factor for portable electronics

Augmented and virtual reality headsets are by now a reality (pun intended), and they bring about a paradigm shift in form factor for portable electronics, according to a new report by IDTechEx. Despite a level of uncertainty about the terminology…
Product
June 26, 2017 by Stephen Law

Newly designed rocker switches come in many colours

APEM KR and KL rocker switches are newly designed in a large selection of colors and markings, extreme robustness and high ratings. Products are now available with 20A 12Vdc rating (6.35 quick-connect terminals only) and can be connected directly to monitor…
Product
June 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Transducer class sensors serve high-precision strain measurements

VPG S5060 Series of transducer class multi-grid advanced strain sensors facilitate reliable, accurate, cost-effective multi-axis force, torque/axial and torsional load measurements within robotics, factory automation, machinery and tooling applications. When installed in pairs, the circuitry pattern of the devices may…
News
June 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

LoRa Alliance drives strong LoRaWAN protocol deployments

Announces latest update to regional parameters including support for India and upgrades to Australian and Korean Bands
News
June 20, 2017 by Stephen Law

Teleportation, digital classrooms and autonomous vehicles to lead future tech in Canada: Survey

Innovation Survey shows that tech enthusiasts are 65% more likely to have a positive outlook on the future of tech
News
June 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

TI and Heidenhain collaborate on industrial drive control System-on-Chip (SoC)

Heidenhain Corp. is working in collboration with Texas Instruments (TI) to develop what is calling the semiconductor industry’s first microcontroller (MCU) utilizing the Heidenhain EnDat 2.2 interface as an option.  TI’s C2000TM MCU industrial drive control System-on-Chip (SoC) delivers a…
News
June 13, 2017 by Staff

Intel predicts autonomous driving will spur new ‘passenger economy’ worth $7 trillion

Study estimates the value of goods and services in the early years of the ‘Passenger Economy’ will be more than twice the size of the ‘Sharing Economy’
Product
June 7, 2017 by Stephen Law

Angular housing on connector aids motor connection

HARTING Han-Modular Twin connector solution comes with an angular housing, providing users with a compact and customizable device that’s suitable for applications like motor connection, especially for larger motors up to 70A. Product has the appearance of a small format…
News
May 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Curtain to rise on EPTECH trade show in Vancouver

Trade show for members of electronics industry will be held at Molson Canadian Theatre on June 1st in Coquitlam BC - free attendance and free parking.
Product
May 28, 2017 by Stephen Law

Analog sensor boost sensitivity in a small package

COTO TECHNOLOGY RedRock RR110 wafer-based TMR (Tunneling Magnetoresistive) analog sensor provides strong magnetic sensitivity, high directionality, small package size and is suited for medical devices.  With minimal design effort, device can easily replace a complicated, costly, and vulnerable bare glass…
News
May 26, 2017 by Stephen Law

CPES2017 event recognizes Canadian excellence

Voltera Inc., Information Mediary Corp., NanoCnet Ltd. each recognized at Canadian printed electronics conference in Toronto
News
May 26, 2017 by Stephen Law

Automotive artificial intelligence continues to climb

Investment in AI Software, Hardware, and Services Will Enable Autonomous Driving in Addition to Personalized Services, Predictive Maintenance, Localization and Mapping, and Numerous Other Automotive Use Cases