Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

October 28, 2016 by Stephen Law

Worximity and KEOPS join forces to spread IIoT word

Montreal-based Worximity Technologies Inc. and KEOPS Technologies Inc. recently concluded a partnership that aims to speed-up the spread of smart factory technologies (IIoT) among local and international manufacturers. Worximity provides connectivity and real-time monitoring technologies, while KEOPS specializes in integrated…
October 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

Montreal-based artificial intelligence startup factory launched

Element AI to partner with world-class entrepreneurs, leading Montreal researchers and large corporations to develop new technologies resulting in custom solutions and new companies.
October 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

Cogiscan and Panasonic partner to enable the connected factory

Cogiscan Inc., Bromont QC, the leading Track, Trace and Control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, together with Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America, today announced a new strategic initiative in their long-term partnership. The new program combines…
October 23, 2016 by Stephen Law

Gap Wireless to stage drone demo at Wireless trade show

Gap Wireless, a distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, will be providing a drone demonstration at the Canadian Wireless Trade Show this week on October 26-27 at the Toronto Congress Centre. The demo will…
October 22, 2016 by Stephen Law

Sensors patents show lowest barrier to entry

$4.3-billion in investment has driven nearly 30,000 patents, most crowded in automotive and building & industrial sensors, says Lux Research
October 20, 2016 by Stephen Law

AOI software delivers realistic 3D views from all perspectives

VISCOM 360View advanced 3D AOI software enables highly precise 3D image acquisition in the automatic optical inspection (AOI) area. Representation of side views of electronic components, a pronounced weak point on many 3D systems with orthogonal cameras, can now be…
October 12, 2016 by Stephen Law

Feds invests up to $54M in next-gen aircraft technologies

Innovations in aerospace design and engineering will create the jobs of tomorrow
October 6, 2016 by Stephen Law

ECIA hosts regional series event in Toronto

The challenges of bringing a medical electronics design to market was among the topics covered during the ECIA Regional Series event held in Toronto this week. Travis Stevens, vice-president engineering with Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc. in Calgary, spoke on the…
September 26, 2016 by EAO AG

What are human machine interfaces and how do they work?

Human Machine Interface by definition encompasses all the elements a person will touch, see, hear, or use to interact with a machine. When it comes to human interface technology, advancements are rapidly evolving.
September 24, 2016 by Stephen Law

Pilz Automation Safety Canada appoints CEO, GM

Pilz Automation Safety Canada, Barrie ON, has announced that Andreas Sobotta has accepted the position of CEO & General Manager of the Canadian operation. An experienced professional with many years in the electrical and controls world, Sobotta has held various…
September 18, 2016 by Stephen Law

Laser line generators detect small features in machine vision

COHERENT StingRay µFocus (Micro Focus) laser line generators enable the detection of smaller features in machine vision applications based on triangulation. Devices provide a linewidth that is 40% smaller than standard Coherent StingRay products (at the same working distance) and…
September 10, 2016 by Stephen Law

Low voltage motor control speeds braking, custom programming

ACE DCH403-10 low voltage motor control with single phase ac line source  combines a custom regen-capable switching power supply with a low voltage drive to allow control over low voltage motors without the negative effects of current spikes or the…