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September 15, 2017 by Stephen Law

10 Canadian tech firms selected for Lazaridis scale-up program

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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September 15, 2017 by Stephen Law

Laipac Technology launches IoT enabled Smartwatch

Toronto-based OEM unveils LooK Watch
Feature
September 12, 2017 by Kim Rowe, CEO and founder of RoweBots Ltd.

Speed the development of wearable devices with a solid, targeted platform

The IoT world is expanding on all fronts, including the demand for wearable devices for a range of consumer needs and also for medical devices that can free wearers from home confinement. A targeted MCU/RTOS combination with the proper features can speed development for successful designs.
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September 9, 2017 by Stephen Law

CPEIA rebrands as intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance

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…
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September 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

Basic trackers take a back seat as smartwatches accelerate

Brands and consumers are graduating to a more sophisticated device, according to IDC
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September 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

CAD MicroSolutions brings Virtalis VR Technology to Canada

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…
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September 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Worldwide wearable device sales to grow 17% this year

Gartner says sales of Smartwatches to total 41.5 million units in 2017
News
August 22, 2017 by Stephen Law

Avnet acquires Dragon Innovation

Simplifies the hardware path from prototype through to volume production
News
August 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Global stretchable, conformal electronics market to grow

North America is expected to remain the largest market
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August 2, 2017 by Cheryl Critchley, University of Melbourne

Gel technology could see electronic devices ‘heal’ themselves

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
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July 27, 2017 by Stephen Law

2017 tech growth exceeds expectations

Industry revenue to reach record levels as emerging categories soar, says CTA
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July 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Driving Dreams Conference on IoT, AI, Big Data

Arrow Electronics and the RIC Centre recently hosted electronic designers at its Driving Dreams conference at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus, providing a venue for those seeking to break ground on future innovation.