Electronic Products & Technology



Cascade Aerospace begins block 7.0 upgrade on CC-130J Hercules

February 12, 2016 by Stephen Law
Cascade Aerospace Inc., Abbotsford BC, announced its completion of the first Block 7.0 upgrade installation on a C-130J Super Hercules operated by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). This is the first C-130J Block 7.0 upgrade to be completed outside…

Canadian SmallSat Symposium surpasses expectations

February 11, 2016 by Stephen Law
The first Canadian SmallSat Symposium, held in Toronto last week, exceeded expectations of its event organizers – the Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA). The event drew 219 diverse attendees, highlighting a long list of quality speakers, supported by bilateral meetings…

BC gov’t invests in emerging tech

February 11, 2016 by Stephen Law
Funding to bring students together with industry and business

Canadian physicists discover new superconductivity properties

February 10, 2016 by Stephen Law
New findings from an international collaboration led by Canadian scientists may eventually lead to a theory of how superconductivity initiates at the atomic level, a key step in understanding how to harness the potential of materials that could provide lossless…

Global leaders chart the next big tech growth sector

February 9, 2016 by Stephen Law
The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) has lined up an impressive roster of international keynotes for CPES2016, Canada’s Printable, Flexible, Wearable Electronics Symposium. The event, which runs April 19-20 at Sheridan College in Oakville ON, will showcase the convergence…

Worldwide wearable devices sales expected to grow

February 8, 2016 by Stephen Law
Gartner predicts 18.4% improvement in 2016; Sales of Smartwatches to total 50.4-million units

Ontario government to host panel on connected cars, autonomous vehicles

February 7, 2016 by Stephen Law
The automotive industry has emerged as a leader when it comes to technology and innovation. Manufacturers are revolutionizing the way we drive and interact with our vehicles, while technology companies are developing new apps and services that are changing the…

Pixus Technologies’ website delivers electronic packaging solutions

February 6, 2016 by Stephen Law
Pixus Technologies new website
Waterloo ON-based provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions Pixus Technologies, has revamped its website to expose an expanded product offering. Pixus has re-organized the website into two business units — rackmount & rugged solutions and cases, subracks, and Rittal…

Inlynk Software partners with SiliconExpert

February 5, 2016 by Stephen Law
Aim to deliver a comprehensive electronic parts management solution to Esterline CMC Electronics

Averna opens innovation lab in Atlanta to accelerate new product development

February 4, 2016 by Stephen Law
New office serves ITAR, RF signal processing & FPGA centre of excellence projects

CPEIA, PAC connects both sides of the supply chain

February 3, 2016 by Stephen Law
The IntelliPACK Leadership Council is a joint program between the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association and PAC, Packaging Consortium to speed the adoption of intelligent packaging solutions

Fingerprint sensor market growth continues upward trajectory

February 2, 2016 by Stephen Law
Fingerprint sensors, used primarily for mobile device login and payment security systems, have become an expected feature in high-end smartphones and, to a lesser extent, in tablets and notebook computers. Led by Apple’s iPhone juggernaut, unit shipments of fingerprint sensors have…