Electronic Products & Technology



Simcona hosts annual golf tourney

September 12, 2017 by Stephen Law
London ON-based electronics distributor, Simcona Electronics of Canada Inc., hosted its 24th annual golf tournament last week at the Cobble Hills Golf Club.  Attend by more than 40 golfers, the ‘best ball’ event featured several sponsored-hole contests.  Simcona golf event…

UNB scientist lands federal funding for flexible laminate to power electronics

September 11, 2017 by University of New Brunswick
A University of New Brunswick researcher is receiving federal funding that will help further develop a stretchable, flexible laminate that can provide power to a wide range of electronic devices.  Dr. Anna Ignaszak, an associate professor of chemistry at UNB,…

inUAVi transforms wireless data measurement from drones

September 9, 2017 by Stephen Law
Mississauga tech firm utilizes its innovative technology

CPEIA rebrands as intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance

September 9, 2017 by Stephen Law
The intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance is the new name and new brand identity of the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA). The name change was made to expand the technology scope and membership of the association to include flexible, hybrid and…

Element AI and Automat partner on comprehensive AI capabilities

September 8, 2017 by Stephen Law
Partnership extends Element AI's offering to include Automat's leading Conversational Marketing Cloud platform and augments Automat's capabilities with Element AI's enterprise grade AI solutions

Heraeus opens North America SMT app lab

September 7, 2017 by Stephen Law
Heraeus Electronics, provider of materials solutions for the semiconductor and electronics communications industries, has opened its new SMT Applications Lab at the company’s facility in West Conshohocken, PA.  The multi-million dollar investment includes a complete in-line automated SMT assembly line…

Cybersecurity and Cloud in the Spotlight for Canadian biz

September 6, 2017 by Stephen Law
Data management and security top of mind, with the majority of businesses opting for hybrid cloud solutions

Basic trackers take a back seat as smartwatches accelerate

September 5, 2017 by Stephen Law
Brands and consumers are graduating to a more sophisticated device, according to IDC

CAD MicroSolutions brings Virtalis VR Technology to Canada

September 4, 2017 by Stephen Law
CAD MicroSolutions Inc., a leading provider of Industry 4.0 solutions in Canada, has become a Gold reseller of Virtalis’ Virtual Reality (VR) and advanced visualization solutions in Canada.  Virtalis is a leading player in the VR market globally, with software…

Worldwide wearable device sales to grow 17% this year

September 3, 2017 by Stephen Law
Gartner says sales of Smartwatches to total 41.5 million units in 2017

TTI achieves audit for ISO AS9100-D Cert

September 2, 2017 by Stephen Law
TTI Inc., Fort Worth TX, global distributor of passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete components, has successfully completed the transition audit to the new revision of AS9100, Rev D. The designation is the recognized aerospace standard for quality management systems administered…

Silicon solves problems for next-generation battery technology

September 1, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
Silicon – the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust – shows great promise in Li-ion batteries, according to new research from the University of Eastern Finland. By replacing graphite anodes with silicon, it is possible to quadruple anode…