Electronic Products & Technology



AIC delivers product configurator tool online

August 10, 2017 by Stephen Law
Advanced Interconnections Corp. (AIC), West Warwick RI, a global provider of interconnect solutions, has released an online video highlighting how to quickly build an application-specific connector part number with its Build-A-Part tool.  The video provides a quick tutorial for using…

Nano Dimension collaborates with CAD MicroSolutions

August 9, 2017 by Stephen Law
Firms combine to distribute Nano Dimension’s 3D printer in Canada

Fast-growing tech sector drives Toronto office demand

August 8, 2017 by Stephen Law
Toronto is North America’s fastest growing technology market, according to CBRE’s fifth annual Scoring Tech Talent Report, which shows Canada’s largest metropolis moving up six spots to number six out of 50 cities. “We’ve had 30 per cent growth in the tech…

Samsung semi revenue eclipses Intel’s

August 5, 2017 by Len Jelinek, senior director for semiconductor manufacturing, IHS Markit
The speculation is finally over: But does the semiconductor industry have a new market share revenue leader. It depends how you look at the data. Analysing the data from a financial analyst perspective looking only at the top line, Samsung…

Mouser to distribute ITT Cannon interconnect solutions

August 4, 2017 by Stephen Law
Mouser Electronics Inc. announced a global distribution agreement with ITT Cannon, global provider of highly connector and interconnect products serving military and commercial customers in the aerospace and defense, medical, energy, transportation, and industrial markets.  For more than 100-years, ITT…

IBM innovation incubator launches at Communitech Data Hub

August 3, 2017 by Stephen Law
The Province of Ontario, the Ontario Centres of Excellence, IBM Canada and Communitech jointly unveiled the IBM Innovation Incubator at the Communitech Data Hub this July. The initiative is part of the IBM Innovation Incubator Project, fuelled by a previously announced $22.75…

Gel technology could see electronic devices ‘heal’ themselves

August 2, 2017 by Cheryl Critchley, University of Melbourne
A new 3D printed gel that can heal like living tissue, and change form in response to environments, has myriad applications from fixing cracked phone screens to adaptive camouflage

3D printing metals market to hit $12B in 2028

August 1, 2017 by Dr Bryony Core, technology analyst, IDTechEx
Following commercialization in the 1990s, today metal 3D printing has established itself as an attractive manufacturing solution for prototyping and beyond, according to the results of a report from  IDTechEx Research. Metal printer manufacturers and materials suppliers are poised to…

Avnet extends rapid prototyping support with MikroElektronika deal

July 31, 2017 by Stephen Law
Avnet has reached a distribution agreement in the Americas with MikroElektronika, a leading provider of hardware and software tools supporting rapid prototype and product development. Effective immediately, Avnet customers in the Americas will have access to MikroElektronika’s full line of…

Mouser bolsters MEMS sensor selection by adding InvenSense

July 30, 2017 by Stephen Law
Mouser Electronics Inc., announced a global distribution agreement with InvenSense, a TDK Group company and a leading provider of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensor platforms. InvenSense provides solutions that combine MEMS sensors with proprietary algorithms and firmware to intelligently process, synthesize,…

IoT dev board partnership aimed at makers, engineers

July 29, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
With the aim of supporting rapid prototyping and IoT development efforts of makers and engineers, IoT solutions provider myDevices recently partnered with SparkFun Electronics, global leader in open-source hardware. With 30.7 billion connected devices in use by 2020 (as estimated…

TechInsights and Chipworks combine forces in technical intelligence

July 28, 2017 by Stephen Law
Combination of businesses creates a global leader in advanced technology intelligence and technology founded patent advisory services