Electronic Products & Technology


September 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

Avnet adds Opulent Americas LEDs

Avnet signed a distribution agreement with Opulent Americas Inc., part of Singapore-based Opulent Group, providers of Opulent LED lighting modules, heat sinks and other integrated LED lighting components and systems for solid state lighting, automotive, horticulture and medical solutions.  Opulent…
September 14, 2017 by Stephen Law

Optical spectrum analyzer covers all testing applications

EXFO FTBx-5255 Optical Spectrum Analyzer (OSA) for field applications to meet the live network testing needs of telecom service providers, internet content providers and network equipment manufacturers. Unit allows service providers and data centers to stay live for in-service network testing…
September 9, 2017 by Stephen Law

CPEIA rebrands as intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance

The intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance is the new name and new brand identity of the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA). The name change was made to expand the technology scope and membership of the association to include flexible, hybrid and…
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
September 1, 2017 by Stephen Law

Miniature low voltage dc-dc LED driver

LED DYNAMICS LUXdrive MiniPuck family of low voltage drivers delivers a total volume of less than one cubic inch, providing a dimmable, constant current power module suitable for driving all types of high-brightness, high-power LEDs where volumetric area is limited. …
August 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Power Integrations signs global disty deal with Future

Power Integrations, provider of high-efficiency, high-reliability ICs for ac-dc, LED lighting and gate driver applications, reached a worldwide distribution agreement with Future Electronics, Montreal.  “Power supply, lighting and IGBT sub-system developers using PI products will have access to excellent technical…
August 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Pacific Insight reaches agreement with Methode Electronics

Methode Electronics Inc. has agreed to acquire Nelson BC-based Pacific Insight Electronics Corp. in an all-cash transaction for total consideration of approximately CAD$144 million. “I am very pleased with the opportunities this transaction will present. For our shareholders, this transaction…
August 2, 2017 by Cheryl Critchley, University of Melbourne

Gel technology could see electronic devices ‘heal’ themselves

A new 3D printed gel that can heal like living tissue, and change form in response to environments, has myriad applications from fixing cracked phone screens to adaptive camouflage
July 29, 2017 by Stephen Law

LED dome signal light comes in 7 combinations

Patlite NE-M1-CL7 Series LED Dome Signal Light provides single signal lights with 7 LED colour combinations and can provide multiple solutions with years of maintenance-free operation. Seven multicoloured LEDs are available, providing low power consumption and increased energy efficiency. Product provides…
July 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

Printed Electronics Conference – CPES2017

Canadian Printable Electronics Symposium (CPES2017) –serves as a meeting ground dedicated to printed electronics (PE) technology developers, industrial companies and end-users can discuss how they can collectively overcome technical, manufacturing and scale-up challenges to commercialize new products and applications. Academic…
July 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Laser modules deliver high-peak optical power

OSI LASER DIODE LCW/SCW Series of high-power laser modules provide high-peak optical power (pulsed) up to 200mW@1000mA and continuous-wave (CW) optical power up to 75 mW to meet the demanding performance requirements of the optical test equipment market. Devices come…
June 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Industrial LED lighting boosts visibility in control cabinets

WEIDMULLER WIL industrial LED lighting solution improves visibility for maintenance work in a range of applications that include standard industrial control cabinets and field applications. Product comes with an IP67 aluminum housing and can withstand harsh environmental conditions while delivering…