Electronic Products & Technology



U of Waterloo funded to expand Internet access

January 16, 2017 by Stephen Law
Research at the University of Waterloo that has the potential to affordably connect billions of new users to the Internet via intelligent antennas will receive $6.1 million in joint funding from C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. and the federal government.  C-COM…

CPEIA expands membership

January 15, 2017 by Stephen Law
1-Material and the University of Ottawa join Canadian association

Ellsworth to distribute Henkel aerospace products in Canada

January 14, 2017 by Stephen Law
Ellsworth Adhesives has been appointed as an authorized distributor of Henkel’s surface treatments and structural adhesive products for the aerospace industry in Canada, with an authorized warehouse located in Stoney Creek ON. Henkel is a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants,…

Apollo Seiko appoints Arbell as sales rep in Canada

January 13, 2017 by Stephen Law
Apollo Seiko, Bridgman MI, provider of automated soldering machines has appointed Arbell Electronics Inc., Burlington ON, as its exclusive manufacturer’s representative for all Apollo Seiko’s products and services throughout Canada. “Arbell’s combination of capital equipment and consumables makes Arbell a…

Consumer enthusiasm for connectivity to propel tech industry

January 12, 2017 by Stephen Law
CTA says year of record-setting revenues lie ahead driven by 4K UHD, digital assistants, smart home, wearables

Innovation group pitches gov’t on new model for tax incentives

January 11, 2017 by Stephen Law
Move will determine Innovation Minister’s success in building Canada as a global centre for innovation, CATA says

MIPI Alliance releases MIPI I3C sensor interface spec

January 10, 2017 by Stephen Law
MIPI I3C Solves Engineering Community’s Pressing Need for a New Chip-to-Chip Interface that Integrates Sensors in Smartphone, IoT, Automotive and Other Product Designs

CES 2017 catapults a connected world

January 9, 2017 by Stephen Law
5G, cars, clothes, content, health care, sports, travel, smart cities, AR, VR, robotics, AI and more debuted at world’s largest innovation event

Gartner forecasts flat worldwide device shipments until 2018

January 8, 2017 by Stephen Law
Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones are projected to remain flat in 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide shipments for these devices are projected to total 2.3 billion in 2017, the same as 2016 estimates. There were nearly…

Nathan Trotter acquires Loctite Solder Bar division of Henkel

January 7, 2017 by Stephen Law
Nathan Trotter & Co. Inc. has acquired the LOCTITE solder bar division of Henkel Electronics. Prior to the acquisition, Nathan Trotter produced all LOCTITE solder bar sold in North America on behalf of Henkel Electronics. Effective immediately, LOCTITE solder bar…

CES 2017 unveils game-changing innovation to the world

January 6, 2017 by Stephen Law
Product debuts from largest show floor in CES history and keynotes from Carnival Corp., Huawei and Nissan open world’s largest innovation event

Waterloo researchers launch, demo new autonomous vehicle

January 6, 2017 by Stephen Law
A research team at the University of Waterloo played a key role in the development of a highly autonomous vehicle that Renesas Electronics America unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Using sensors and powerful computers, the car…