Electronic Products & Technology



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.

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Asia’s largest spring electronics fair to open in April

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

Chip could make voice control ubiquitous in electronics

February 15, 2017 by Larry Hardesty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The butt of jokes as little as 10 years ago, automatic speech recognition is now on the verge of becoming people's chief means of interacting with their principal computing devices.

Personal, commercial drone shipments to increase

February 14, 2017 by Stephen Law
Delivery drones will comprise less than 1% of the commercial market by 2020

Intel to build next-gen semiconductor factory in Arizona

February 13, 2017 by Stephen Law
Intel’s Fab 42 will target advanced 7nm technology and create more than 10,000 jobs in Arizona

Brownsburg Electronik extends partnership with Optimum components

February 12, 2017 by Stephen Law
Brownburg Electronik Inc., Lachute QC, a major Canadian manufacturer of transformers, inductors and specialty coils, has extended its relationship with Optimum Components in the province of Ontario. Peter Robinson, president of Optimum Components, will cover Ottawa and surrounding area. John…