Electronic Products & Technology


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Automation / Robotics


News
February 15, 2019 by The Canadian Press, Ottawa

BlackBerry to get $40M in federal funds to support self driving car development

The Liberal government is giving $40 million in federal money to BlackBerry to help the company develop self-driving car technologies.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata on Friday to announce the support for BlackBerry, the one-time smartphone…
News
February 14, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Optical Control expands support in Western Canada

Optical Control Americas has entered a manufacturers’ representative agreement with G2 Manufacturing, which will represent the firm’s class-leading component counting technology throughout Western Canada.  “We keep growing and adding ‘best in the industry’ partners, and John Gilby is no exception,”…
News
February 13, 2019 by Matt O'Brien, The Associated Press

Pentagon outlines its first AI strategy

US plans to deploy significant investments in artificial intelligence for military purposes
News
February 9, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

ITC celebrates its 25th Anniversary

ITC Inc., Concord ON, marks its 25th anniversary as a master distributor in Canada, of electrical components, products, devices and accessories for control and automation systems, control panels, machinery and power distribution.  A trusted resource for industrial electrical and automation…
News
February 7, 2019 by Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Is Canada getting wise to AI commercialization, or churning out more research?

Some universities sign agreements that effectively hand over the fruits of AI research to their tech partners, turning innovation hubs into branch plants
Product
February 7, 2019 by Stephen Law

Modular AOI platform is optimized to inspect wave, selective soldering

MEK SpectorBOX modular AOI platform is optimized for the inspection of wave & selective soldering of through hole & surface mount components. Unit inspects printed circuit boards (pcbs) inside solder frames, directly from the conveyor system. Unit can be equipped with 9 cameras:…
News
February 4, 2019 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Canada’s Silicon Valley consul general opens up about techlash, Sidewalk Labs

When Rana Sarkar was appointed consul general of Canada in San Francisco in 2017, he was entering the job with years of experience at KPMG Canada, the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and the Canada-India…
News
January 29, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Smart speech/voice-based tech market growing

IDTechEx Research forecasts that it will reach $ 15.5 billion by 2029
Product
January 25, 2019 by Stephen Law

Multiprotocol gigabit TSN-enabled processors serve Industry 4.0

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS Sitara AM6x multiprotocol gigabit (Gb) time-sensitive networking (TSN)-enabled processor family provides industrial-grade reliability, with quad and dual Arm Cortex-A53 core variants built to meet the rapidly evolving needs of Industry 4.0 in factory automation, motor drives and grid…
Product
January 24, 2019 by Stephen Law

3D Printer bridges the gap between industrial and desktop units

PROTO3000 MakerBot Method Performance 3D Printer bridges the gap between industrial and desktop 3D printing. Unit provides industrial reliability and precision, permits users to match design dimensions with dimensional accuracy of ±0.2mm. Unit delivers fast CAD to part turnaround, two…
Product
January 23, 2019 by Stephen Law

System-on-chip supports automotive LiDARs

LEDDARATECH LeddarCore LCA2 system-on-chip (SoC) provides enhanced LiDAR performance and resolution in automotive design that conforms to functional safety requirements. Available in production samples, device allows Tier-1 vehicle suppliers to design and mass produce automotive-grade solid-state LiDARs, making the cost-effective deployment.…
Feature
January 22, 2019 by Sohail Kamal, West Coast Correspondent

Vancouver’s powerhouse film, gaming industries yields VR arcades

Hardware advancements has led YDreams to launch a location-based, entertaining VR solution called Arkave VR