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Growing adoption by Semi players to boost EDA market

February 27, 2017 by Stephen Law
The global electronic design automation market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 5% during the forecast period of 2017-2021, according to a market study released by global tech research group Technavio. “The semiconductor industry is one of the major…
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Printed electronics market to reach $19.15B by 2025

February 26, 2017 by Stephen Law
Surging demand for the flexible electronics at low manufacturing costs
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Tech heavyweights sue over self-driving car sensor

February 25, 2017 by Alexandria Sage, Reuters San Francisco
Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology. Waymo accused Uber and Otto, acquired by the ride services company in August, with…
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BC OEM helps solar cell producers improve manufacturing yield

February 24, 2017 by Stephen Law
A BC-based tech company has created a control systems device that stands to save the global solar industry millions in production costs. Aurora Solar Technologies Inc. of North Vancouver BC produces a family of measurement and control solutions that allows…
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CPES2017 unveils 30+ keynotes, industry speakers

February 23, 2017 by Stephen Law
Conference and trade show exhibition for printable, flexible and wearable electronics is coming to Centennial College’s new Conference Centre in Toronto on May 24-26.
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Stretchable electronics: out of the lab and into the market

February 22, 2017 by James Hayward, senior technology analyst, IDTechEx, Cambridge, UK
Whilst the latest electronic components continue to push the boundaries of performance, there are many that now see Moore’s Law reaching its ultimate limits. Electronic devices continue to achieve increasing levels of ubiquity, but for this to continue, electronics need…
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Corephotonics teams with SEMCO to evolve imaging in Smartphones

February 21, 2017 by Stephen Law
Corephotonics has partnered with prominent camera module integrator Samsung Electro-Mechanics (SEMCO) to develop a complete reference design, based on its innovative dual camera technology. Through this reference design, which is now in volume production, smartphone manufacturers are able to benefit…
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IoT holds promise, creates security challenges

February 20, 2017 by Stephen Law
The growth of the internet of things (IoT) – a term that encapsulates everything from networked medical devices and kitchen appliances, to automated homes and cities – holds promise for innumerable fields. However, it also raises a bevy of security…
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U of Waterloo researchers awarded $3M for strategic research partnerships

February 19, 2017 by Stephen Law
Five researchers from the University of Waterloo who are collaborating with industry and other organizations on strategic research projects received more than $3 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science,…
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Harting appoints new head of Canadian sales

February 18, 2017 by Stephen Law
In hiring Carl Maalouf as new head of Canadian sales, The Harting Technology Group expects to leverage his extensive engineering background to expand its presence in the Canadian market. Maalouf graduated from McGill University with a BEng degree in chemical…
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Liquid metal nano printing set to revolutionize electronics

February 17, 2017 by School of Engineering at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia
A new technique using liquid metals to create integrated circuits that are just atoms thick could lead to the next big advance for electronics. The process opens the way for the production of large wafers around 1.5 nanometres in depth…
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Asia’s largest spring electronics fair to open in April

February 16, 2017 by Stephen Law
Concurrent international ICT expo to showcase innovations