Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

March 1, 2016 by Stephen Law

Kitchener-based robotics firm takes ‘clear path’ to success

EP&T Magazine conducted a Q&A session with Clearpath’s CEO Matt Rendall. Here is what he had to say. Q. Provide us with a brief overview of Clearpath and how it got started in Kitchener. Clearpath was started in 2009 by…
February 18, 2016 by Stephen Law

Desktop robotic dispensing unit handles pcbs

FANCOURT INDUSTRIES FD Series desktop robotic dispensing suitable for contact soldering of printed circuit boards.  Standard accessories include a pneumatic controller, teach pendant, syringe and mounting bracket. Products provide working areas ranging from 200X200m to 300X320mm and 400X400mm. Units provide continuous…
February 17, 2016 by Stephen Law

Industrial control grip suits demanding applications

OTTO ENGINEERING G2 Commander Grips rugged industrial control grips are cast from aluminum alloy and suitable for demanding applications. Standard model provides six different faceplate configurations that include pushbutton, toggle, transducer, split trim and Hall effect switches. Thousands of custom…
February 17, 2016 by Stephen Law

Wireless level sensor measures in industrial applications

SYSACOM Wireless level sensor can be used to measure water reservoir level or grain silo level in industrial and commercial application. The wireless communication is based on Zigbee MESH network and the measurement is made using an ultrasonic sensor. Device…
February 11, 2016 by Stephen Law

Canadian SmallSat Symposium surpasses expectations

The first Canadian SmallSat Symposium, held in Toronto last week, exceeded expectations of its event organizers – the Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA). The event drew 219 diverse attendees, highlighting a long list of quality speakers, supported by bilateral meetings…
February 2, 2016 by Stephen Law

Fingerprint sensor market growth continues upward trajectory

Fingerprint sensors, used primarily for mobile device login and payment security systems, have become an expected feature in high-end smartphones and, to a lesser extent, in tablets and notebook computers. Led by Apple’s iPhone juggernaut, unit shipments of fingerprint sensors have…
February 2, 2016 by Stephen Law

Torque motors deliver low axial height, high torque density

Tecnotion QTR Frameless Torque Motors provide low axial height and high torque density, bridging the size-performance gap. Devices are permanent-magnet direct drive motors that rotate along an axis and can be used wherever a rotary movement is required and offer numerous…
January 31, 2016 by Stephen Law

Smart homes to drive global connected devices market

Technavio says trend to continue through 2020
January 28, 2016 by Stephen Law

Canadian SmallSat Symposium coming to Toronto

February 2-3 - Billions in revenue at stake
January 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

Coaxial cable stripping machine is semi-automatic

SCHLEUNIGER CoaxStrip 5200 coaxial cable stripping machine is a semi-automatic, programmable multi-step stripping unit for coaxial, multiconductor cable and single conductor wire. Unit can process cables up to 7mm (0.27″) outer diameter and strip lengths up to 33mm (1.29″). High precision…
January 22, 2016 by Stephen Law

LVDT linear position sensor suits industrial environments

ALLIANCE SENSORS GROUP Broad line of LVDTs are suitable for power generation and heavy industrial applications, where a generic LVDT cannot operate or survive. Standard features on devices includes stock ranges from 3 to 15 inches (75 to 375 mm)…
January 18, 2016 by ODU-USA Inc.

Modular connectors help industrial test equipment users reduce operating costs

Most personal computer users appreciate how frustrating it can be to install or remove the numerous cables that need to be connected to their PC’s rear panel to support diverse devices, such as screens, keyboard, mouse, printers, etc. Fortunately for…