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August 21, 2017 by by Raghu Das, CEO, IDTechEx

RFID market to reach $11.2B this year

The total RFID market will be worth $11.2 billion in 2017, up from $10.52 billion in 2016 and $9.95 billion in 2015, according to a recent report from IDTechEx Research. This includes tags, readers and software/services for RFID labels, cards,…
August 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

eStruxture to expand Montréal data center

eStruxture Data Centers Inc., a network and cloud-neutral data center operator based in Montréal, announced that it has begun an expansion project of their downtown Montréal facility. Once complete, the expansion will add another 3MW of power capacity while nearly…
August 14, 2017 by Stephen Law

Feds invest in Winnipeg aerospace R+D, advanced manufacturing

The Federal Government has invested $10 million towards encouraging the global competitiveness of Canada’s aerospace industry, ensuring the creation of well-paying middle class jobs and targeting skills development.  These funds will expand the Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training (CATT) and create a…
August 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

NBase-T compliant Ethernet ICMs boosts speed on Cat5e, Cat6 networks

PULSE  Integrated Connector Modules (ICMs) series of multi-Gigabit NBase-T compliant RJ45 connector modules for 2.5GBase-T and 5GBase-T applications provides a cost-effective solution for boosting speed on existing Cat5e and Cat6 networks from 1 Gigabit to 5 Gigabits for distances up…
August 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

Standalone multi-channel datalogger delivers isolated/universal input

Graphtec America GL840-M isolated/universal input, standalone multi-channel datalogger provides temperature measurement in multiple channels. Unit has various function such as bar chart data display, alarm output function, navigation function and networking features. The multi-channel device provides built-in 4GB Flash Memory with…
August 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Two part epoxy bonds, seals and coats encapsulation

MASTER BOND EP41S-F is a two part epoxy for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications. Product combines fast ambient temperature cure speed with  chemical resistance and superior electrical insulation properties. Versatile system is easy to handle and has a forgiving…
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 27, 2017 by Stephen Law

2017 tech growth exceeds expectations

Industry revenue to reach record levels as emerging categories soar, says CTA
July 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Driving Dreams Conference on IoT, AI, Big Data

Arrow Electronics and the RIC Centre recently hosted electronic designers at its Driving Dreams conference at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus, providing a venue for those seeking to break ground on future innovation.
July 25, 2017 by Dr Harry Zervos, principal analyst, IDTechEx

The road to fully flexible consumer electronics

IDTechEx article addresses the role of flexible encapsulation
July 22, 2017 by Stephen Law

Avnet unveils AI-to-human digital platform

‘Ask Avnet’ tool designed to accelerate time to market for new technology solutions
July 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

D-Wave and Fixstars collaborate on quantum computing

Burnaby BC-based quantum computing systems and software creator D-Wave Systems Inc., will collaborate with Fixstars Corp. of Japan to advance the growth of quantum computing.  Fixstars is a leader in providing CPU/GPU/FPGA acceleration technologies, using its software parallelization and optimization…