Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

December 24, 2015 by Stephen Law

Harting’s IIC MICA ‘shows its stuff’ in Etos concept car at CES

Car enthusiasts and gizmo lovers visiting the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2016) in Las Vegas this January can gawk at the most intuitive bit of automotive design and engineering yet – Rinspeed’s Etos concept car, equipped with Harting’s IIC MICA.…
December 17, 2015 by Stephen Law

Sheridan College unveils ABB YuMi robot

Sheridan’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) in Brampton ON has become the first facility in Canada to acquire ABB’s YuMi robot. Representing the world’s first truly collaborative robot, YuMi is designed for small parts assembly, able to…
December 16, 2015 by Stephen Law

Joystick’s switch configurations can be customized

OTTO Contour Grip joystick is customizable with switch configurations on the front, side and back of unit. Available in left and right-handed version, product is tested for harsh environments. Product’s ergonomic design was created via feedback from field experts, including…
December 14, 2015 by Stephen Law

Ford investing $4.5B in electrified vehicle solutions

Reimagining how to create future vehicle user experiences
December 3, 2015 by Stephen Law

Compact flight qualified pressure transducer is lightweight

GP:50 Model 7202 flight qualified UAV pressure transducer effectively measures static pressures from 0 to 15K PSIA (0 to 1034 BAR) with ±0.30% FSO accuracy. Improved accuracy to ±0.05% FSO is optional. A 0.1 to 5.1 Vdc output is standard,…
November 27, 2015 by Stephen Law

Embedded Ethernet streamlines connectivity in compact PLC

OMRON Compact and powerful CP1L-E with embedded Ethernet connects seamlessly to the Internet, providing remote access, monitoring and data logging that can reduce an end-user’s technical support costs and provide faster diagnostic response. Product’s embedded Ethernet port with socket services…
November 24, 2015 by Stephen Law

Global robotics industry to surpass $151B by 2020

Rapid diversification of the sector is expected beyond traditional industrial markets
November 24, 2015 by Stephen Law

Heat shrink tubing available in wide range of styles

AMPHENOL INDUSTRIAL Amphe-HST heat shrink tubing for the electronics market is RoHS-compliant and widely used in low-voltage applications and medium-voltage transmission and distribution, as well as insulation protection. Product comes in a variety of styles including thin wall tubing that protects all types…
November 23, 2015 by Stephen Law

Multimeter problem solves in industrial environments

IDEAL INDUSTRIES 490 Series Datalogging Digital Multimeter provides problem-solving technology and a hardened all-weather housing for industrial environments. Unit is extremely user-friendly with its auto-sensing functions, easy-to-read backlit LCD and simple toggle operation. Product package includes software, USB cable, test…
November 18, 2015 by Stephen Law

Power line common mode choke coils suits automotive designs

MURATA PLT5BPH Series of common mode choke coils for automotive noise suppression applications. The wire wound-type common mode choke coil for power line noise suppression capable of handling large currents (up to 5.6A) and wide operating temperature range (-55C to 150C)…
November 15, 2015 by Stephen Law

Avnet inks fresh distribution deals

Disty adds Boundary Devices, Digi International, Lantronix
November 12, 2015 by Stephen Law

GM challenges Canada to anchor role in future automotive tech

Announces $1 Million support for University of Waterloo's ‘Educating the Engineer of the Future Campaign’