Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

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…
April 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

Digital materials deposition platform supports printed electronics

CERADROP F-Serie all-in-one, state-of-the-art digital materials deposition platform for process development in printed electronics and smart 3D printing is a hybrid materials deposition platform combining inkjet and aerosol jet technologies. Product’s single user-friendly software opens the way to study hybrid…
April 23, 2016 by Stephen Law

MMTS equipping Quebec OEMs to grow their global biz

This May, more than 4,500 manufacturing professionals will connect with peers, education opportunities and innovative technologies presented by over 400 companies from around the world at SME’s Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS) – Quebec’s premier event for the manufacturing sector.…
April 23, 2016 by Stephen Law

Handheld device provides immersive, intuitive method of control

APEM PC Series ergonomic game style pendant controller is a handheld device that accommodates firm’s TS Series miniature proportional joystick and provides either analog voltage or USB output. Device is suitable for controlling unmanned vehicles, robotics and other remote controlled…
April 11, 2016 by Stephen Law

Global industrial robotics market to grow at CAGR of 7%

Grand View Research estimates for period between 2014 to 2020
April 2, 2016 by Stephen Law

Clearpath expands self-driving vehicle line for industry

OTTO 100 provides light-load material transport for today’s modern factories and warehouses
March 17, 2016 by Stephen Law

Kitchener-based robotics firm takes ‘clear path’ to success

Clearpath Robotics Inc. leads the way in designing unmanned vehicle robotics
March 15, 2016 by Stephen Law

CSCA Seeks budget boost to Canada’s space program

The Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA) is calling for an increase in funds to Canada’s space program and that the government follow through with the commitment it made during the election to work with stakeholders on a Long Term Space…
March 9, 2016 by Stephen Law

Tesla co-founder joins Clearpath board of advisors

Marc Tarpenning joins Kitchener ON-based robtics firm to support self-driving vehicle development
March 1, 2016 by Stephen Law

Kitchener-based robotics firm takes ‘clear path’ to success

EP&T Magazine conducted a Q&A session with Clearpath’s CEO Matt Rendall. Here is what he had to say. Q. Provide us with a brief overview of Clearpath and how it got started in Kitchener. Clearpath was started in 2009 by…
February 18, 2016 by Stephen Law

Desktop robotic dispensing unit handles pcbs

FANCOURT INDUSTRIES FD Series desktop robotic dispensing suitable for contact soldering of printed circuit boards.  Standard accessories include a pneumatic controller, teach pendant, syringe and mounting bracket. Products provide working areas ranging from 200X200m to 300X320mm and 400X400mm. Units provide continuous…
February 17, 2016 by Stephen Law

Industrial control grip suits demanding applications

OTTO ENGINEERING G2 Commander Grips rugged industrial control grips are cast from aluminum alloy and suitable for demanding applications. Standard model provides six different faceplate configurations that include pushbutton, toggle, transducer, split trim and Hall effect switches. Thousands of custom…