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Governor General’s Innovation Awards winners announced

May 5, 2016 by Stephen Law
The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General announced the inaugural winners of its Governor General’s Innovation Awards (GGIA), recognizing outstanding Canadian individuals, teams and organizations. “I’m delighted to present the first six Governor General’s Innovation Awards for groundbreaking…
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Assistive-tech firms compete for $20,000 at OCE Discovery

May 4, 2016 by Stephen Law
Five up and coming Ontario assistive technology companies will compete for $20,000 in business development funding in Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Accessibility Tech Pitch competition, part of The Government of Ontario’s Accessibility Innovation Showcase at Discovery 2016 in Toronto next…
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Wearable devices rise in enterprise, industrial environments

May 3, 2016 by Stephen Law
Commercial and workplace applications for wearables are garnering strong interest among business decision-makers, according to Tractica research
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Global use of facial recognition biometrics is growing

May 2, 2016 by Stephen Law
The global facial recognition biometrics in consumer electronics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 102% during the forecast period, according to an analysts forecast from global technology research firm Technavio. To calculate the size of the market…
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Low-cost 3D printer market to reach $4B in 2021

May 1, 2016 by Stephen Law
3D Printer market graph
Predictions delivered by SmarTech report
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AMOLED growth a bright spot for display industry

April 30, 2016 by Stephen Law
AMOLED growth chart
Active matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) displays are rising fast, thanks to lowering costs, wider use in end-market consumer electronics devices and the ramp-up of new manufacturing capacities.  While liquid crystal display (LCD) technology is still the dominant technology in…
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German firms host US president at Hannover Fair

April 29, 2016 by Stephen Law
The Harting family greeting the two heads of state: Margrit Harting, Maresa Harting-Hertz, Dietmar Harting, Angela Merkel, Barack Obama, Philip Harting (from left to right).
Representing the largest industrial trade show in the world, with more than 5000 exhibitors and 250,000 attendees from more than 70 countries, the Hannover Fair in Germany was visited by a couple of special guests this week – making three German-based…
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IOCS opens first North American software dev centre in Montréal

April 28, 2016 by Stephen Law
IOCS – a global developer of multi-tenant, end-to-end e-commerce platform for the processing of complex agreements – has chosen Montréal to establish its first software development centre in North America. With the support of Montréal International, IOCS, which is growing at an annual…
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Aerospace industry makes technology advances in innovative platform

April 27, 2016 by Stephen Law
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CRIAQ's 8th Research Forum held in Montreal
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J-Squared invests in repair lab targeting MIL-Aero sector

April 27, 2016 by Stephen Law
J-Squared Technologies Inc., Mississauga ON, a 25-year-old Canadian owned and operated company with a business unit in the United States to support the North American electronics marketplace, has invested heavily in expanding its MRO services – initially targeted towards the…
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Hammond builds-on enclosure strengths with addition of new facility

April 26, 2016 by Stephen Law
119,000-sq-ft building in Guelph features new paint line, equipment
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OLED lighting: will it eventually disrupt or fade away?

April 25, 2016 by Stephen Law
The OLED lighting technology faced a difficult challenge since the very beginning in the shape of inorganic LEDs. The challenge was that LED lighting got there first and leveraged its accumulated production experience to improve its performance and to reduce…