Electronic Products & Technology


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Automation / Robotics


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December 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

550W open frame power supplies support industrial, medical designs

BEL POWER SOLUTIONS ABC550 and MBC550 Series of power supplies for industrial and medical applications provide up to 550 watts in a compact 3 x 5 inch footprint and can be utilized in many conditions, including convection cooled (no fans)…
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December 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

CES show to showcase AR – VR technologies

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), producer of CES 2017 show in Las Vegas this January, will feature its biggest-ever showcase of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) innovations and unveiled the results of a new member-driven project to help…
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December 20, 2016 by Stephen Law

BlackBerry creates innovation centre for connected, autonomous vehicles

BlackBerry has entered the race in connected and autonomous vehicle technology with its recent unveiling of its Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre (AVIC), to be housed within the firm’s QNX facility in Ottawa. The centre will accelerate the realization of connected…
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December 14, 2016 by Dr Peter Harrop, chairman, IDTechEx

Cars reinvented: Huge new opportunities and dangers

The biggest change in cars for 100-years is now starting, according to a report on electric car technology from IDTechEx. It is driven by totally new requirements and capabilities. They will cause huge new businesses to appear but some giants…
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December 9, 2016 by Stephen Law

Micro optical cable assembly withstands -40°C to 85°C

SAMTEC ETUO series FireFly Active Optical Micro Flyover Cable Assembly supports temperature ranges of -40°C to +85°C, making it suitable for ruggedized applications. Products share the core features of firm’s existing ECUO series, while both are flexibility and are interchangeable…
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December 6, 2016 by Stephen Law

Tech giants turn attention to auto, trucking industries

Insurance carriers brace for a new reality setting the stage for a reshaped economic landscape
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November 29, 2016 by Stephen Law

Waterloo researchers to test self-driving car on Ontario roads

Researchers at the University of Waterloo will help move fully autonomous vehicles much closer to reality now that they are the first to receive approval to test their innovations on all public roads in Ontario. In a first for Canada,…
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November 29, 2016 by Stephen Law

Future reaches global disty deal with SMARTRAC

Making it first venture into RFID technology, Future Electronics has signed a distribution partnership with Amsterdam-based RFID and IoT solutions pacesetter SMARTRAC. The distribution partnership covers Smartrac’s portfolio of standard inlays and tags in UHF/RAIN and HF frequencies including NFC.…
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November 24, 2016 by Stephen Law

Google supports AI lab in Montreal

Tech giant invests in MILA by opening deep learning research center
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November 23, 2016 by Stephen Law

MDA to provide communication subsystem

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., Vancouver, a global communications and information company, announced that it has signed a contract valued in excess of $7-million with Airbus Defence and Space to provide a communication antenna subsystem to be integrated into the Inmarsat-6 mobile…
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November 22, 2016 by Craig Daniels, Communitech

Aeryon Labs unveils $3M testing complex

Aeryon Labs, maker of small unmanned aerial systems, marked another milestone in its rapid growth with the recent unveiling of a $3-million testing facility at its Waterloo headquarters. The drone maker’s 7,000-square-foot reliability lab, repurposed from existing space at the…
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November 21, 2016 by Dean Hamilton, Accelerite

Developing IoT application ecosystems for verticals

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been hailed as the next industrial revolution, and many predict its growth will move beyond consumers to specialized IoT apps for industry vertical markets. Building IoT applications fast enough to competitively meet the needs…