Electronic Products & Technology


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Automation / Robotics


News
July 16, 2016 by Stephen Law

Emergence of IoT in robotics to become key trend

The global smart robots market is expected to record a CAGR of about 21% until 2020, according to the latest research study released by Technavio. “IoT connects the physical world of machines and robots with the Internet and carries out the…
Product
July 16, 2016 by Stephen Law

Three-phase motor controller is sensorless

ON SEMICONDUCTOR LV8907UW motor controllers support an operating voltage range from 5.5 to 20 volts (4.5 to 40V transient), enabling streamlined solutions for driving three-phase brushless motors. Device integrates gate drivers for six N-channel MOSFETs and a dual-stage charge pump…
Product
July 12, 2016 by Rush LaSelle, director of automation, Jabil Circuit Inc.

How digital manufacturing will shift production from factory to kitchen table

With the rapid pace of technological innovation, the need for greater market responsiveness, and the rising cost of labor in nearly all economies, many companies are revisiting age-old manufacturing strategies. They recognize there is a growing need to introduce innovative…
Feature
July 12, 2016 by Rush LaSelle, director of automation, Jabil Circuit Inc.

How digital manufacturing will shift production from the factory to your kitchen table

With the rapid pace of technological innovation, the need for greater market responsiveness, and the rising cost of labor in nearly all economies, many companies are revisiting age-old manufacturing strategies. They recognize there is a growing need to introduce innovative…
News
July 7, 2016 by By Edward Taylor, Reuters - Frankfurt Germany (Additional reporting by Eric Auchard in London; Editing by Mark Potter, Greg Mahlich)

BMW to develop driverless car technology with Intel, Mobileye

BMW is teaming up with Intel and Mobileye to develop new technology for the auto industry that could put self-driving cars on the road by around 2021. The alliance highlights a shift in the dynamics of research and development in…
News
June 30, 2016 by Stephen Law

U of Waterloo communications device now orbiting space

A one-of-a-kind communications device developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is now orbiting the Earth as a central component of a microsatellite launched in Sriharikota, India on Tuesday to test new technologies in space. The product of several…
News
June 22, 2016 by Stephen Law

AI systems for autonomous driving on the rise

IHS Technology says there will be multiple AI systems of various types installed in many cars
Product
June 15, 2016 by Stephen Law

Stainless steel wireway system protects cables in corrosive environments

HAMMOND 1487SS modular pull-through wireway system consists of three cross-section sizes: 4 x 4, 6 x 6 and 8 x 8 inches, all with a smooth brushed stainless steel finish. Components are available in standard 12, 24, 36, 48, 60…
News
June 14, 2016 by Stephen Law

GE and HPE collaborate on industrial IoT solutions

Strategic agreement combines expertise to deliver Predix Capabilities at the Edge
News
May 26, 2016 by Stephen Law

Feds invest in Western Canada’s aerospace, defence industry

The Federal Government has illustrated its support for the aerospace and defence industry in Western Canada with its recent announcement of $507,370 in funding to support the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC). WD funding of $75,000 will support the…
News
May 10, 2016 by Stephen Law

Latest tech developments on display at Discovery 2016

The latest high tech innovations and developments were on display as Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Discovery launched into another banner year featuring the best Ontario’s and Canada’s innovation and entrepreneurship communities have to offer. Discovery’s 11th edition is being held May…
News
May 2, 2016 by Stephen Law

Global use of facial recognition biometrics is growing

The global facial recognition biometrics in consumer electronics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 102% during the forecast period, according to an analysts forecast from global technology research firm Technavio. To calculate the size of the market…