Electronic Products & Technology


February 3, 2016 by Marjory Craw-Ivanco, V.P. operations, Urtech Manufacturing

Production considerations for electronic design start-ups

Understanding the pitfalls and demands of bringing new hardware to market

January 25, 2016 by James Hayward, technology analyst, IDTechEx

Are e-textiles on the cusp of rapid growth?

While the majority of wearable technology products sold today still fit with the components-in-a-box design, 2015 has been a record year for investment in smart clothing and e-textile products. To reach the masses, wearable technology must be useful, practical and

January 18, 2016 by ODU-USA Inc.

Modular connectors help industrial test equipment users reduce operating costs

Most personal computer users appreciate how frustrating it can be to install or remove the numerous cables that need to be connected to their PC’s rear panel to support diverse devices, such as screens, keyboard, mouse, printers, etc. Fortunately for

January 11, 2016 by Stephen Law

OLED popularity driven by rise in electronic design applications

OLED technology continues on its path of becoming the leading lighting choice among designers and end-users, according to a recent report from Allied Market Research. Its characteristics of being thinner, brighter, more lightweight, with improved power efficiency and higher contrast

January 4, 2016 by Sohail Kamal, West Tech Report

Delta-Q unveils new charging solutions for e-vehicles, industrial equipment

Reinforcing its position as a leading provider of battery charging solutions that improve the performance and reliability of electric drive vehicles and industrial equipment, Burnaby BC-based Delta-Q Technologies Corp. recently introduced two new IC series battery charging solutions to its diverse

December 22, 2015 by Ann-Marie Bayliss, product manager, Murata Power Solution

Understanding the 3rd edition medical safety standard and using dc-dc converters to provide isolation

Any electrical medical appliance, healthcare or dental product must comply with specific country or industry safety standards that are based on IEC60601-1. Now in its third edition, the standard includes the general requirements for the provision of basic safety and

December 15, 2015 by Fluke Electronics Canada

The industrial Internet of things – What is it?

IIoT is an enabler that allows maintenance issues to be identified before they become major problems.

December 8, 2015 by Stephen Law

Will 3D printing play a role in the next manufacturing revolution?

EP&T Magazine spoke with 3D printing expert Daniel Stolyarov, Ph. D., CEO, Graphene 3D Lab Inc., a spinout of Graphene Laboratories Inc. and creators of conductive graphene filament for 3D printing. ——————————- Q. Many consider recent progress in 3D printing to

December 1, 2015 by Tim Kolbus, vice-president, global logistics services, Arrow Electronics Inc.

Disruptions add complexities to supply chain flow

Volatility and disruption are the new ‘normal’ within the supply chain.

November 23, 2015 by Stephen Law

elandas lends its ‘intelligence technologies’ to healthcare designers


Q&A Interview with Ryan Roberts, CEO of elandas of Saint John, New Brunswick

November 16, 2015 by Wade McDaniel, VP supply chain solutions, Avnet Velocity

Segmentation enables the supply chain trifecta: Lower cost, higher revenue and greater flexibility


The pendulum of power is shifting in the B2B supply chain. Driven by factors including increased globalization, greater access to product and market information, increased price sensitivity and the commoditization of many technologies, the B2B buyer/supplier dynamic has changed dramatically.

November 10, 2015 by Stephen Law

1st Peak Manufacturing Solutions finds security and performance in the Cloud with Chi Networks


Current trend of intellectual property theft involved in offshoring manufacturing is a significant challenge across many industries