Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

May 10, 2017 by Stephen Law

Many head-turning innovations to display at Discovery

Hyperloop, smart homes, a personal helicopter, wearable technology, healthtech and cleantech among the advancements on display at Metro Convention Centre in Toronto next week
May 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

U of Waterloo supercomputer to field big data research, machine learning

The University of Waterloo, Compute Canada and Compute Ontario unveiled the largest supercomputer at any Canadian university. Located at Waterloo, it will provide expanded resources for researchers across the country working on a broad range of topics, including artificial intelligence,…
May 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

Maker movers and shakers to tinker at Maker Faire

Jessie Mooberry, entrepreneur, drone enthusiast & peace builder, joins line-up
May 2, 2017 by Stephen Law

Mississauga school group captures top marks at FIRST

Last week, students from around the world traveled to St. Louis MI, putting their innovation skills to the test at the annual FIRST Championship presented by Qualcomm Inc., held at various venues throughout the city.  The four-day event, attended by more…
April 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

GE uses OTTO Motors to support lean manufacturing of medical equipment

OTTO self-driving vehicles transport medical equipment in GE Healthcare’s Milwaukee-based Repair Operations Center for quick and reliable delivery of equipment
April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

EPTECH trade shows roll into Montreal, Markham

If you are an electronic engineer or designer looking for the latest components, test, CEM services or production materials on the market today, you will want to pencil in a visit to either of the EPTECH shows taking place in…
April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Thin moving coil linear motor boost accuracy

SMAC model LCA6 moving coil actuators are 6mm wide and cross roller guided, increasing accuracy. Flat coils are centred between cross rollers so deflection load is reduced and rigidity is increased. The small and stackable devices conserve space, while providing…
April 20, 2017 by Stephen Law

Pushbuttons, indicators conform to ADA Standards

EAO Series 57 pushbuttons and indicators are ADA compliant, meeting recommended text and legend requirements of advisable fonts, weights, and size ranges of 5/8 – 2 inches in height. Many common configurations are available such as ‘Door Open,’ ‘Door Close’…
April 18, 2017 by Leroy Spence, sales and business manager, EU Automation

The best of industrial automation is yet to come Industry super trends

Regardless of whether you call it Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet or the Internet of Things (IoT), the shift towards connected technologies is clear across most industry sectors.
April 11, 2017 by Sohail Kamal, EP&T’s West Tech Report columnist

Gocator sparks LMI Technologies’ recent expansion

LMI Technologies, a Vancouver-based developer of smart 3D inspection and scanning solutions for material optimization and factory automation, recently expanded into a 62,400 sq. ft. facility in order to accommodate year-over-year growth of 15 to 20%.  Tripling its space will…
April 9, 2017 by Stephen Law

China spending on robotics to near $60B in 2020

Manufacturing continues to dominate China spending on robotics, with discrete and process manufacturing leading the way, according to IDC
April 7, 2017 by Stephen Law

Artificial intelligence research institute launched in Toronto

Vector Institute to anchor Canada as a global economic supercluster