Electronic Products & Technology


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Automation / Robotics


News
January 19, 2017 by Stephen Law

IIoT trend set to impact machine vision market

Global player in machine vision technology BitFlow Inc., Woburn MA, has identified five technology trends that will be strategic for the vision industry in 2017. Each has the potential to significantly impact or even disrupt processes and may poise the…
Product
January 19, 2017 by Stephen Law

Paste dispenser places, jets in a single pass-through

ESSEMTEC FOX² compact Spider jet dispenser combines jetting of solder paste or glue and placement in a single machine. Unit improves speed, stability, accuracy and is suitable for use in small to medium production environments. Unit has a machine footprint…
News
January 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Feds commit $32M to Waterloo engineering building

The federal government recently announced it will contribute $32.6-million for the construction of a state-of-the-art engineering building at the University of Waterloo. Minister of Small Business and Tourism Bardish Chagger, MP for Waterloo, announced the funding under a program to…
Product
January 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Sawing, polishing units boost precision on crimp cross sectional analysis

SCHLEUNIGER SawPolish Units combine sawing and polishing processes in one device. The polishing disc is in line with the saw blade so the sample can be cut and polished in one motion. Test samples can be prepared in one step…
Product
January 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

Switch firmware ramps up device security

MOXA Turbo Pack 3 firmware upgrade for industrial Ethernet switches provides enhancements for its security functionalities. Product is compliant with the IEC 62443-4-2 level 2 cybersecurity standard, and also supports other security management features, such as MAC Address and RADIUS…
Product
January 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Industrial handheld label printer features smart technology

BROTHER P-touch PT-E550WVP Industrial Handheld Label Printer provides smart technology, high performance printing and a range of connectivity options for professional installations. The wireless labeling tool incorporates smart technology, with software, connectivity and printing capabilities designed to enable fast, easy…
Feature
January 16, 2017 by Eric Grange, industry marketing manager – automotive, C&K

Optimizing and customizing electromechanical components for automotive applications

User interface is an extremely important aspect of any vehicle ‘experience.’  Obviously, electromechanical components, including switches, in automotive applications must provide high reliability and long operating life but their utility can’t end there. Switches must also add to the look…
News
January 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

Consumer enthusiasm for connectivity to propel tech industry

CTA says year of record-setting revenues lie ahead driven by 4K UHD, digital assistants, smart home, wearables
Product
January 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

Configurable control systems provides flexibility for PROFINET, Ethernet/IP

PILZ PNOZmulti 2 configurable control system for safety and automation applications provides two new communication modules for connection to Ethernet-based systems. With these, the base unit can now be expanded on the left-hand side and can easily be connected to…
News
January 6, 2017 by Stephen Law

Waterloo researchers launch, demo new autonomous vehicle

A research team at the University of Waterloo played a key role in the development of a highly autonomous vehicle that Renesas Electronics America unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Using sensors and powerful computers, the car…
Product
December 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

550W open frame power supplies support industrial, medical designs

BEL POWER SOLUTIONS ABC550 and MBC550 Series of power supplies for industrial and medical applications provide up to 550 watts in a compact 3 x 5 inch footprint and can be utilized in many conditions, including convection cooled (no fans)…
News
December 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

CES show to showcase AR – VR technologies

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), producer of CES 2017 show in Las Vegas this January, will feature its biggest-ever showcase of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) innovations and unveiled the results of a new member-driven project to help…