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Avnet adds Opulent Americas LEDs

September 17, 2017 by Stephen Law
Avnet signed a distribution agreement with Opulent Americas Inc., part of Singapore-based Opulent Group, providers of Opulent LED lighting modules, heat sinks and other integrated LED lighting components and systems for solid state lighting, automotive, horticulture and medical solutions.  Opulent…
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Mouser signs disty deal with Basler, offers maker-ready Bluefruit

September 16, 2017 by Stephen Law
Mouser Electronics Inc. has reached a global distribution partnership with Basler, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality digital cameras and lenses. The company’s embedded vision products combine the latest chip and software developments with industrial machine-vision technology for cost-effective board-level…
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EXFO to acquire Yenista Optics

September 16, 2017 by Stephen Law
EXFO Inc. Quebec City-based network test, monitoring and analytics providers, has signed an agreement to acquire Yenista Optics, a privately held company based in Lannion, France. The firm supplies advanced optical test equipment for the R&D and manufacturing markets.  Yenista Optics’ product…
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Littelfuse to acquire IXYS Corp.

September 15, 2017 by Stephen Law
Acquisition significantly expands capabilities across high growth power semiconductor markets
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10 Canadian tech firms selected for Lazaridis scale-up program

September 15, 2017 by Stephen Law
The Lazaridis Institute at Wilfrid Laurier University has selected Canada’s 10 most promising technology companies to participate in the next cohort of the Lazaridis Scale-Up Program. This innovative program, now in its second year, provides high-potential firms personalized mentorship and…
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Laipac Technology launches IoT enabled Smartwatch

September 15, 2017 by Stephen Law
Toronto-based OEM unveils LooK Watch
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Future inks disty deal with Lumentum

September 14, 2017 by Stephen Law
Disty now shipping Microsemi’s AcuEdge Development Kit
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Waterloo Innovation Summit hears from leaders in disruptive technology

September 14, 2017 by Stephen Law
Hundreds of business, government and academic leaders from around the world descended on one of Canada’s leading technology ecosystems this week to explore the trends that are driving global innovation. The fifth annual Waterloo Innovation Summit —Hacking the Future— takes…
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Christie projects itself at TIFF festival

September 14, 2017 by Stephen Law
For the 17th consecutive year Christie Digital Systems Inc. is the official digital projection partner to the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival, taking place from September 7-17.  “With its well-deserved reputation for cinema innovation and engineering excellence, we could not have chosen…
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24-7 Intouch invests in AI tech jobs in Manitoba

September 14, 2017 by Stephen Law
24-7 Intouch, a global leader in contact center solutions, announced today its investment in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the creation of new technology jobs in Manitoba.  The Company plans to leverage AI, Bots, Robotic Process Automation and Machine Learning technology…
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Canadian creates next gen breakthrough in haptics

September 13, 2017 by Stephen Law
Nanoport’s magnetically balanced haptics add new sensation to devices
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MyndTec garners investment towards MyndMove Therapy

September 12, 2017 by Stephen Law
Award-winning medical technology OEM MyndTec, Mississauga ON, has received $510(k) clearance to market its landmark product MyndMove.  MyndTec is a pioneer in the treatment of arm and hand paralysis caused by stroke or spinal cord injury.  “This is a major…