Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

March 8, 2017 by Stephen Law

Program helps entrepreneurs create companies, jobs

FedDev Ontario invests $1.32 Million to support 30 companies and create jobs
March 1, 2017 by Stephen Law

Laser wire marking system is fully integrated

SCHLEUNIGER Tri-Star in-line laser wire marking system is fully integrated with firm’s Cayman software, can be run in-line with a firm’s cut and strip machine and can apply marks anywhere along a wire or cable. Machine prints in any font,…
February 25, 2017 by Alexandria Sage, Reuters San Francisco

Tech heavyweights sue over self-driving car sensor

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology. Waymo accused Uber and Otto, acquired by the ride services company in August, with…
February 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

CPES2017 unveils 30+ keynotes, industry speakers

Conference and trade show exhibition for printable, flexible and wearable electronics is coming to Centennial College’s new Conference Centre in Toronto on May 24-26.
February 20, 2017 by Stephen Law

IoT holds promise, creates security challenges

The growth of the internet of things (IoT) – a term that encapsulates everything from networked medical devices and kitchen appliances, to automated homes and cities – holds promise for innumerable fields. However, it also raises a bevy of security…
February 19, 2017 by Stephen Law

AOI system maximizes ROI in various applications

CYBEROPTICS MRS-enabled SQ3000 3D Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) system maximizes ROI and line utilization with multi-view 3D sensors that capture and transmit data simultaneously and in parallel, accelerating 3D inspection speed versus alternate technology. Proprietary Multi-Reflection Suppression (MRS) technology, combined…
February 18, 2017 by Leroy Spence, sales and business manager, EU Automation

The best of industrial automation is yet to come

Leroy Spence, sales and business manager at industrial spare supplier EU Automation, outlines the industry super trends that are anticipated to change the face of manufacturing in 2017.  Connectivity Regardless of whether you call it Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet…
February 15, 2017 by Stephen Law

Category 8 field tester is independently certified

FLUKE NETWORKS DSX-8000 CableAnalyzer first field tester is independently certified and endorsed to meet all the requirements for the Category 8 field testing standard. Product joins firm’s Versiv Cable Certification Family, suitable to help data communications installers more quickly, accurately…
February 14, 2017 by Stephen Law

Personal, commercial drone shipments to increase

Delivery drones will comprise less than 1% of the commercial market by 2020
February 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

Bench top robot serves fluid dispensing applications

TECHCON SYSTEMS TSR2000 Bench Top Robot Series has been designed for a wide range of fluid dispensing applications, from inline to batch. The versatile platforms deliver consistent, high-performance dispensing results. Products are suitable for dispensing dots of solder paste, form-in-place…
February 9, 2017 by Dr Harry Zervos, Principal Analyst, IDTechEx

Robotics Sensing: Why now?

Innovation in robotics is moving ahead at a fast pace, spearing ahead the expected proliferation of robots in new and existing applications. Deploying sensors in robotics allows for the creation of robots that can “see” and “feel”, in a biomimetic…
February 9, 2017 by Stephen Law

Rugged connector housing suits harsh environments

LAPP Epic Ultra next generation industrial connector housing is engineered to meet the needs of harsh industrial applications. Product is scratch, impact, and corrosion resistant, as well as dust & water tight to IP65. Product provides immunity from electrical interference and…