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Feds invest in Western Canada’s aerospace, defence industry

May 26, 2016 by Stephen Law
The Federal Government has illustrated its support for the aerospace and defence industry in Western Canada with its recent announcement of $507,370 in funding to support the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC). WD funding of $75,000 will support the…
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Tech initiative develops patented OLED backplane technology

May 25, 2016 by Stephen Law
Christie’s works in association with University of Waterloo and DifTek Lasers, new technology will change the way OLEDs are manufactured; Conestoga College to scale production
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Queen’s U to unveil world’s first wireless flexible smartphone

May 24, 2016 by Stephen Law
Queens U flex phone
ReFlex phone simulates feeling of navigating pages via haptic bend input
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Gallium nitride to widen footprint in global power semi industry

May 23, 2016 by Michael Markides, director, power and utilities, IHS Technology
At the recent American Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in Long Beach CA, the IHS Power team dove into key industry topics like the ever-increasing electrification of automobiles, expected growth from smart energy applications and the total market slowdown that began…
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Electronic Coating Technologies receives UL certifications

May 22, 2016 by Stephen Law
Electronic Coating Technologies, Brampton ON, has achieved certification of its conformal coating 29814 against the UL Flammability and Electrical standards for materials used in printed wiring boards. This UV curable conformal coating, specially formulated to cure in shadow areas underneath…
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American Standard Circuits now UL approved on polyimide materials

May 22, 2016 by Stephen Law
American Standard Circuits (ASC) West Chicago IL, CEO Anaya Vardya recently announced that his company is now UL approved on all polyimide materials. “American Standard Circuits is pleased to have received UL approval of Isola Polyimide  P96 cores / P26…
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QAI Laboratories moves headquarters

May 21, 2016 by Stephen Law
QAI Laboratories (QAI), a front runner in global testing, inspection and certification of consumer electronics and building products, moved into a new head office location. Recently, QAI Labs moved its headquarters to 3980 North Fraser Way, Burnaby BC, V5J 5K5. Founded…
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Harting hosts its annual open house at EDS

May 20, 2016 by Stephen Law
Unveils new tools, products and initiatives - honors outstanding distributor partners
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Digi-Key’s web tools entice new and existing designer markets

May 20, 2016 by Stephen Law
Having the ability to successfully reach out to the young, emerging design community, while maintaining the levels of service and product selection to its existing and older, established clientele remains a significant strength for Digi-Key Electronics, one of the world’s…
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Gap Wireless distributing iBwave Wi-Fi Suite

May 19, 2016 by Stephen Law
~Gapp Wireless iBwave Wi-Fi Suite
Provides bundled cloud-connected products to streamline the in-building Wi-Fi network planning
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High performance processors fit network infrastructure

May 18, 2016 by Tom Hackenberg, principal analyst, embedded processors, IHS Technology
Average selling prices (ASPs) of individual component classes are declining in most processors. However, the migration to 32-bit will be rapid. This migration, along with higher performance microprocessors (MPUs) and top-end communications processors demand for increasing performance supporting software defined…
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IoT project-starts down slightly for coming year

May 17, 2016 by Stephen Law
Enterprises that will deploy IoT solutions say that they are trimming back their plans for the next 12-months, according to the IoT M2M Council (IMC), a trade group whose membership is comprised of over 17,000 technology buyers from around the…