Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

May 24, 2017 by Stephen Law

$100 Million Industry Challenge launched at CPES2017

Call for more sector investment at Canada’s premier event for printable, flexible & wearable electronics
May 24, 2017 by Stephen Law

Sensor-controlled monitoring option delivers quality assurance

SCHLEUNIGER SmartDetect quality monitoring option for firm’s CrimpCenters. The sensor-controlled system monitors the complete stripping process in real time and detects any contact of the stripping blade with the conductor. This allows for improved production quality without sacrificing performance. Individually…
May 24, 2017 by Stephen Law

Discrete wire-to-board connector solution has no insulator

AVX STRIPT 9177-500 Series single IDC contacts are rated for 15A & 600V and deliver impregnable cold-welded connections between 12 to 18AWG wire & printed circuit boards (pcb) in harsh industrial, transportation applications. The UL-approved, insulator-less single contacts quickly, easily…
May 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

Connected consumer devices to soar by year 2020

Analysts and industry leaders examine smart home and connected entertainment markets
May 20, 2017 by Stephen Law

Tech improves physiotherapy using sensors, machine learning

Researchers at the University of Waterloo combined motion sensors with software programs so that people recovering from hip and knee replacements could see how well they were doing their rehabilitative exercises. Initial results show that the immediate visual feedback the…
May 15, 2017 by Stephen Law

Test platform validates RF NB-IoT and CAT-M test cases

KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES T4010S conformance test system includes RF NB-IoT and CAT-M validated test cases together in the Global Certification Forum (GCF). Test Platform 195 reached first position in the sum of validated GCF RF NB-IoT test cases and bands, as…
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…