Electronic Products & Technology



2017 tech growth exceeds expectations

July 27, 2017 by Stephen Law
Industry revenue to reach record levels as emerging categories soar, says CTA

AI accelerates in Canada

July 26, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
Record high investments in AI in the past five years, according to the MoneyTree Canada report

Newark president adapts to better compete with disty disruptors

July 25, 2017 by Stephen Law
Traditional broadline distributor makes adjustments in customer service and digital experience over new B2B e-Com players

3-D chip combines computing and data storage

July 24, 2017 by Helen Knight, MIT News correspondent
Advance points toward new generation of computers for coming superstorm of data.

Mouser adds two principals

July 23, 2017 by Stephen Law
Disty adds TinyCircuits’ TinyDuino open source platform; ITT Cannon’s commercial and industrial interconnect solutions

Avnet unveils AI-to-human digital platform

July 22, 2017 by Stephen Law
‘Ask Avnet’ tool designed to accelerate time to market for new technology solutions

Daburn Electronics acquires Polytron Devices

July 22, 2017 by Stephen Law
Daburn Electronics, a supplier of wire, cable and electronic components has announced the acquisition of leading power supply manufacturer Polytron Devices. Polytron Devices will now operate as a division of Daburn Electronics and will be moving its manufacturing and sales…

D-Wave and Fixstars collaborate on quantum computing

July 21, 2017 by Stephen Law
Burnaby BC-based quantum computing systems and software creator D-Wave Systems Inc., will collaborate with Fixstars Corp. of Japan to advance the growth of quantum computing.  Fixstars is a leader in providing CPU/GPU/FPGA acceleration technologies, using its software parallelization and optimization…

Development in IoT, AI, Big Data showcased at tech conference

July 20, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
Driving Dreams Conference at UTM is co-hosted by RIC Centre, Arrow Electronics and ICUBE

I.C.T. Power to distribute Hitachi power semis

July 20, 2017 by Stephen Law
ICT Power Company Inc., Burlington ON, has signed a distribution agreement with Hitachi Power Semiconductors for Canada. I.C.T. Power will distribute Hitachi’s line of high speed switching IGBT modules, high power intelligent IC’s and its versatile power diode lineup for…

Lockheed Martin invests in Contextere to transform aerospace work

July 19, 2017 by Stephen Law
Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, Bethesda MD, has made an investment worth USD$1.1-million into Ottawa-based Contextere, an emerging artificial intelligence (AI) software firm, to design, develop and deliver an intelligent personal agent for aerospace and defense maintenance personnel.  The system will…

Parts library for Mentor PADS & DX Designer accelerates pcb design

July 18, 2017 by Stephen Law
Designers can build circuit boards faster with millions of symbols & footprints on SnapEDA