Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

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…
January 8, 2016 by Stephen Law

Motors meet demands for inspection Class ROV applications

BEI KIMCO Brushless dc motors meet ROV Inspection Class requirements and provide high efficiency and low acoustical noise design configurations. The customizable products provide compact design, low horsepower, both housed and frameless mounting mechanical configurations, voltage options and can include…
January 7, 2016 by Stephen Law

Technology for self-driving cars is accelerating

But are Canadians ready to take their hands off the wheel?
January 7, 2016 by Stephen Law

Rugged, right-angle laser suits tight spots

BEA LASERS MIL series right-angle rugged laser system is compact and occupies 1.5 inches of valuable space, delivering a smaller profile than firm’s standard 5-inch, straight version. The low-profile laser boasts 3/8-inch brass, nickel-plated housing and is fitted with an…
January 4, 2016 by Stephen Law

Automotive display systems to grow to $18.6-billion

Driven by connectivity, infotainment and safety, IHS says
December 27, 2015 by Stephen Law

Soldering robots deliver high repeatability

FISNAR F7000SR series of desktop soldering robots provide high precision and repeatability that minimizes the amount of rejects and keeps the cost of ownership very low. Unit is easy to use and serves as ideal solution for replacing current hand…