Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

August 9, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

ICTC and Carleton U aim to build future AV workforce

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) and Carleton University’s Co-operative Education office announced a partnership to expand career opportunities for students within the autonomous vehicle (AV) sector and to advance Ottawa’s position as the AV capital of Canada.  The partnership is…
August 2, 2018 by Stephen Law

Controller for IIoT designs with OPC UA and SQL connectivity

OMRON AUTOMATION NX1 series machine automation controller is compact and enables smart factories at all levels by providing the link between compact machines and the Industrial Internet of Things. Product is designed to improve productivity through integration with information utilization,…
July 26, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Electronic Design Automation Market to grow 6% into 2024

Growing demand for electronic design automation (EDA) tools to design and manufacture electronic products and systems, such as deep learning, Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality, augmented reality and autonomous vehicle systems, will positively impact EDA market growth, according to…
July 23, 2018 by Stephen Law

Smart Box adds ‘plug-and-play’ control for industrial environments

EAO Compact, all-purpose Smart Box provides a customizable snap on, ‘plug-and-play’ design suitable for a wide range of applications in the industrial environment. Unit’s flexible arrangement of configurations provides easy system integration through direct wiring or industry accepted ASi interface. …
July 18, 2018 by Stephen Law

ERP software delivers IoT, AI-infused technology

SYSPRO CANADA  ERP software solution delivers cutting edge technology such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). Software release is aimed at distributors and manufacturers, leverages Industry 4.0 automation and data exchange capabilities to support IoT, Cloud…
July 12, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Element AI launches AIFest at Montreal’s Startupfest

First of its kind three-day event offers curated content, hand-selected speakers that will discuss topics ranging from building AI, how to raise money in the AI sector, and broader topics like AI for Good
July 12, 2018 by Stephen Law

IP68 rated videoscope probes stand up harsh industrial environments

FLUKE 800 x 600 resolution Fluke DS701 Diagnostic Videoscope and 1200 x 720 resolution Fluke DS703 FC High Resolution Videoscopeare built for industrial maintenance troubleshooting and quality assurance testing and are designed to stand up to challenges of a rugged environment. High definition probes have…
July 10, 2018 by Gil Ben-Dov, CEO, Total Phase Inc.

The future of AI and the embedded system

Embedded systems help AI programs to interact with the physical world around them, serving as an important part of preparing for or developing new innovations
July 10, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Advanced skills, talent help manage new tech risks

85% of Canadian organizations are investing in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT). Few of them, however, are managing the risks associated with technology, such as cybersecurity threats and lack of talent.…
July 4, 2018 by Matt O'Brien, The Associated Press, Boston

How much of AI surveillance is too much

When a CIA-backed venture capital fund took an interest in Rana el Kaliouby’s face-scanning technology for detecting emotions, the computer scientist and her colleagues did some soul-searching – and then turned down the money. “We’re not interested in applications where…
July 3, 2018 by Michela Menting, research director at ABI Research

How BLOCKCHAIN stands to impact the supply chain

Blockchain will be able to offer some significant advantages within the electronics manufacturing and supply chain environment
June 25, 2018 by Andy Blatchford The Canadian Press, Ottawa

Feds seek national strategy on big data

The Trudeau government will take fresh steps Tuesday towards equipping the country for the rapidly advancing era of big data. The office of Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains has sent invitations to a launch for what it describes as “national…