Electronic Products & Technology


November 27, 2015 by Stephen Law

Embedded Ethernet streamlines connectivity in compact PLC

OMRON Compact and powerful CP1L-E with embedded Ethernet connects seamlessly to the Internet, providing remote access, monitoring and data logging that can reduce an end-user’s technical support costs and provide faster diagnostic response. Product’s embedded Ethernet port with socket services…
November 24, 2015 by Stephen Law

Global robotics industry to surpass $151B by 2020

Rapid diversification of the sector is expected beyond traditional industrial markets
November 24, 2015 by Stephen Law

Heat shrink tubing available in wide range of styles

AMPHENOL INDUSTRIAL Amphe-HST heat shrink tubing for the electronics market is RoHS-compliant and widely used in low-voltage applications and medium-voltage transmission and distribution, as well as insulation protection. Product comes in a variety of styles including thin wall tubing that protects all types…
November 23, 2015 by Stephen Law

Multimeter problem solves in industrial environments

IDEAL INDUSTRIES 490 Series Datalogging Digital Multimeter provides problem-solving technology and a hardened all-weather housing for industrial environments. Unit is extremely user-friendly with its auto-sensing functions, easy-to-read backlit LCD and simple toggle operation. Product package includes software, USB cable, test…
November 18, 2015 by Stephen Law

Power line common mode choke coils suits automotive designs

MURATA PLT5BPH Series of common mode choke coils for automotive noise suppression applications. The wire wound-type common mode choke coil for power line noise suppression capable of handling large currents (up to 5.6A) and wide operating temperature range (-55C to 150C)…
November 15, 2015 by Stephen Law

Avnet inks fresh distribution deals

Disty adds Boundary Devices, Digi International, Lantronix
November 12, 2015 by Stephen Law

GM challenges Canada to anchor role in future automotive tech

Announces $1 Million support for University of Waterloo's ‘Educating the Engineer of the Future Campaign’
November 11, 2015 by Stephen Law

Surface mount rotary position sensor targets next gen auto apps

MURATA SVK3 series precise surface-mount type rotary position sensors are a compact and low profile solution that delivers a linearity of ±1%.  Devices achieve twice the precision of previous products and can withstand temperature ranges required by the automotive market. Product’s…
November 8, 2015 by Stephen Law

Positioning stage withstands 3530kg load capacity

LINTECH 610 series totally enclosed low-cost positioning stage provides large load capacity, available in stroke lengths from 150 to 1520mm and ships in ~2 weeks. Product’s screw driven linear enclosed slides are designed to maximize performance while minimizing physical size and cost.…
November 1, 2015 by Stephen Law

Advanced autotuning tool available in commercial motion controller

AEROTECH EasyTune advanced autotuning tool in a commercial motion controller is entirely data-driven, as the algorithm largely mimics the process followed by an experienced controls engineer. Many existing tuning techniques rely on basic model-fitting or ‘rules-of-thumb’ that ignore machine resonances or…
October 25, 2015 by Stephen Law

Aeryon Labs secures $60-million in growth financing

Waterloo firm extend its lead in drone market
October 14, 2015 by Stephen Law

Calgary CEM undergoes production transformation

IMS Inc. adds new equipment, expands production space