Electronic Products & Technology



Many U.S. drivers ignoring new tech features in cars: survey

August 30, 2015 by Alexandria Sage, Reuters, San Francisco CA (Editing by Stephen R. Trousdale and Cynthia Osterman)

Drivers are steering clear of some new technology in cars, according to a survey recently released, raising questions about whether car makers are moving too quickly to incorporate sophisticated technology. Carmakers are adding everything from remote car unlocking to self-parking


Sensors to enable $70B wearable technology market by 2025

August 29, 2015 by Stephen Law

Sensors drive advancement of wearable technology


Weissco hosts fishing derby in Vancouver

August 29, 2015 by Stephen Law
Weissco Annual Salmon Derby Vancouver

Weissco a division of Tech-Trek Ltd., Mississauga ON, hosted its annual Salmon Derby in Vancouver recently. With pleasant weather on-hand, seven customers and distribution sales people jumped on board for the day’s event. “Everyone had an absolutely awesome time,” says


Canadian designers recognized with James Dyson Awards

August 28, 2015 by Stephen Law
Drumi foot powered washing machine

The Drumi, designed by industrial design student Yi Jiang from the Ontario College of Art and Design University, won the Canadian leg of the James Dyson Award. The foot powered washing machine requires small amounts of water and no electricity.


Strengthening Canada’s talent advantage in a global digital economy

August 27, 2015 by Stephen Law

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), Ottawa, has announced its partnership with Microsoft Canada to help develop a national digital talent strategy for Canada. “We are very pleased to partner with Microsoft Canada to develop a national digital talent


D-Wave Systems launches latest quantum computer

August 26, 2015 by Stephen Law
D-Wave Two in Lab

1000+ Qubit D-Wave 2X system has twice the qubits of the D-Wave Two


Demand for novel display materials set to surge

August 25, 2015 by Stephen Law
AMOLED materials chart_IHS

Overall consumption of active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) materials will surge


Intel expands developer opportunities as computing emerges in all areas

August 24, 2015 by Stephen Law

‘America’s Greatest Makers’ reality TV show to Premier in 2016


Waterloo to host Innovation Summit

August 23, 2015 by Stephen Law

Steve Blank, Salim Ismail and Mariana Mazzucato among the speakers


Metz Connect appoints Future as global distribution partner

August 22, 2015 by Stephen Law

Metz Connect, Tinton Falls NJ, manufacturer of pcb mount terminal blocks, board-to-board connectors, RJ45 jacks, USB ports, industrial Ethernet connection systems, has added Montreal-based Future Electronics Inc. as a global distributor. Metz also specializes in M12 Ethernet, intelligent electronic components