Electronic Products & Technology

Engineering Software

September 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Texas Instruments rolls out educational robot

TI-Innovator Rover puts STEM into motion with calculator-controlled robotic car for the classroom
September 20, 2017 by Jeannie Kever, University of Houston

Artificial ‘skin’ gives robotic hand a sense of touch

University of Houston researchers discover new form of stretchable electronics, sensors and skins
September 20, 2017 by Stephen Law

Pcb design tool permits direct search for digital models

SNAPEDA Sunstone Circuits PCB123 Version 5.6 free pcb CAD design tool and SnapEDA’s parts library for pcb design, co-launched an integration that allows designers to search for digital models directly inside the PCB123 design environment. This release permits designers to…
September 19, 2017 by Stephen Law

Facebook unveils major AI commitment to CIFAR

Facebook announced a major investment with CIFAR, a result of the Institute’s leadership in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). The US$2.625 million investment over five years will continue Facebook’s support of CIFAR’s Learning in Machines & Brains program and…
September 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Mouser signs disty deal with Basler, offers maker-ready Bluefruit

Mouser Electronics Inc. has reached a global distribution partnership with Basler, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality digital cameras and lenses. The company’s embedded vision products combine the latest chip and software developments with industrial machine-vision technology for cost-effective board-level…
September 8, 2017 by Stephen Law

Element AI and Automat partner on comprehensive AI capabilities

Partnership extends Element AI's offering to include Automat's leading Conversational Marketing Cloud platform and augments Automat's capabilities with Element AI's enterprise grade AI solutions
September 6, 2017 by Stephen Law

Cybersecurity and Cloud in the Spotlight for Canadian biz

Data management and security top of mind, with the majority of businesses opting for hybrid cloud solutions
September 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

Basic trackers take a back seat as smartwatches accelerate

Brands and consumers are graduating to a more sophisticated device, according to IDC
September 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Worldwide wearable device sales to grow 17% this year

Gartner says sales of Smartwatches to total 41.5 million units in 2017
August 31, 2017 by Stephen Law

Altium acquires Toronto-based Upverter

Toronto-based electronic design innovator Upverter Inc. has been acquired by Altium, a leading global provider of design software for the electronics industry. In a blog post on his firm’s website, Upverter CEO Zak Homuth outlined the motivations behind the deal.…
August 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Torc Robotics, NXP partner on self-driving car technology

In an effort to accelerate commercialization of its self-driving car technology, Torc Robotics has partnered with NXP Semiconductors to integrate next-generation radar into its self-driving vehicle fleet. NXP is the world’s largest chip supplier to the automotive industry. “For over…
August 22, 2017 by Stephen Law

Avnet acquires Dragon Innovation

Simplifies the hardware path from prototype through to volume production