ECIA hosts regional series event in Toronto
The challenges of bringing a medical electronics design to market was among the topics covered during the ECIA Regional Series event held in Toronto this week.
Travis Stevens, vice-president engineering with Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc. in Calgary, spoke on the development of Orpyx’s industry leading plantar pressure products, the SurroSense Rx, the Orpyx LogR and the SurroGait Rx.
A representative from the all-girls SWAT 771 FIRST Robotics team at St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School in Oakville ON also provided a brief presentation outlining the group’s robot project.
Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) president and chief executive officer John Denslinger took to the podium as well, underscoring the importance his association’s networking events play in bringing industry people together in an environment where they can “connect with potential customers, peers and competitors in a collaborative dialogue that sparks opportunity and innovation.”