Electronic Products & Technology


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September 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Keypad backlighting on curved surfaces a reality

MOLEX PEDOT Clear Conductive Sensors solve the challenge of backlighting capacitive keys on a curved surface for user-interface designers. Devices are flexible translucent conductive circuits printed on a polyester substrate that can be implemented on three-dimensional surfaces, allowing for more…
News
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
News
September 1, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Silicon solves problems for next-generation battery technology

Silicon – the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust – shows great promise in Li-ion batteries, according to new research from the University of Eastern Finland. By replacing graphite anodes with silicon, it is possible to quadruple anode…
News
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.…
Product
August 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Elastomeric primer/adhesive system meets ISO 10993-5 specs

MASTER BOND X21Med is a single component elastomeric compound passes ISO 10993-5 tests for cytotoxicity and is developed for priming and bonding polyolefinic substrates. Product is easy to use, either as an adhesive or a primer. It has a low…
Product
August 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

NEMA power cords come as polarized, non-polarized

INTERPOWER Power cords provide polarized and non-polarized NEMA 1-15 plugs and a cord set with a non-polarized NEMA 1-15 plug and an IEC 60320 C7 connector. The following power cords are available: black power cord with a polarized NEMA 1-15…
News
August 22, 2017 by Stephen Law

Avnet acquires Dragon Innovation

Simplifies the hardware path from prototype through to volume production
Product
August 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Wire bench top stripping machine processes ‘nick-free’

SCHLEUNIGER Mercury-4 laser wire bench top stripping machine processes wires and shielded cables ranging in size from 0.025 – 6 mm OD (0.001″ – 0.2″). Powerful and slim unit provides completely nick-free stripping every time, making it a suitable solution…
News
August 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Global stretchable, conformal electronics market to grow

North America is expected to remain the largest market
News
August 15, 2017 by Stephen Law

DYMO partners with Fluke to simplify cable labels

DYMO, labeling specialists in the industrial and manufacturing sectors, will partner with Fluke Networks this September to simplify the creation and printing of cable labels with the DYMO ID LinkWare Live Import Wizard – a software tool that brings a…
News
August 11, 2017 by Stephen Law

Komax acquires Laselec, strengthens aerospace market segment

Strengthening its position within the aerospace market segment, Komax has acquired Laselec SA, marking an important step for the Swiss-based manufacturer of machines for wire processing, solar and medical technology.  Komax will be taking over Laselec in the second half…
Product
August 11, 2017 by Stephen Law

Durable industrial labels are tear, solvent resistant

DYMO LW Durable Labels are tear and solvent resistant when confronted with challenging surfaces like metal tread plate, textured PVC, wood, glass, and more. Product is tougher and lasts longer than paper labels and provides industrial-strength adhesive and a rugged…