Electronic Products & Technology


September 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

3D AOI system boost inspection process

NORDSON YESTECH FX-940 ULTRA 3D AOI system provides high-powered inspection with an improved false call rate. Unit runs faster than 2D systems, while dramatically improving coverage. Product can be used for the inspection of solder defects, lead defects/lifted leads, component…
September 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

CAD MicroSolutions brings Virtalis VR Technology to Canada

CAD MicroSolutions Inc., a leading provider of Industry 4.0 solutions in Canada, has become a Gold reseller of Virtalis’ Virtual Reality (VR) and advanced visualization solutions in Canada.  Virtalis is a leading player in the VR market globally, with software…
September 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Worldwide wearable device sales to grow 17% this year

Gartner says sales of Smartwatches to total 41.5 million units in 2017
August 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Torc Robotics, NXP partner on self-driving car technology

In an effort to accelerate commercialization of its self-driving car technology, Torc Robotics has partnered with NXP Semiconductors to integrate next-generation radar into its self-driving vehicle fleet. NXP is the world’s largest chip supplier to the automotive industry. “For over…
August 24, 2017 by Mathieu Bédard, Economist at MEI, in collaboration with Michel Kelly-Gagnon, president and CEO of MEI

Avoiding the aeronautics subsidy race Canada is sure to lose

Viewpoint proposing a new agreement between aircraft manufacturing countries to circumscribe state aid to the aeronautic sector
August 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Wire bench top stripping machine processes ‘nick-free’

SCHLEUNIGER Mercury-4 laser wire bench top stripping machine processes wires and shielded cables ranging in size from 0.025 – 6 mm OD (0.001″ – 0.2″). Powerful and slim unit provides completely nick-free stripping every time, making it a suitable solution…
August 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

Industrial grade panel PCs, monitors increase flexibility

KONTRON FlatClient and FlatView series of robust, industrial grade Panel PCs and monitors provide maximum flexibility, available in numerous versions and display sizes from 10.1-inch up to 23.8-inch in either widescreen aspect ratios of 16:9 or 16:10 and standard aspect…
July 27, 2017 by Stephen Law

Wireless point-to-point Ethernet bridge delivers 200Mbps connectivity

CAMBIUM NETWORKS ePMP Bridge-in-a-Box wireless Ethernet bridge solution includes two ePMP Force 180 Subscriber Modules pre-configured and packaged together, enabling plug-and-play operation in almost all scenarios. Product provides data rates capable of supporting diverse services like security camera feeds, Wi-Fi…
July 27, 2017 by Stephen Law

2017 tech growth exceeds expectations

Industry revenue to reach record levels as emerging categories soar, says CTA
July 26, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

AI accelerates in Canada

Record high investments in AI in the past five years, according to the MoneyTree Canada report
July 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Driving Dreams Conference on IoT, AI, Big Data

Arrow Electronics and the RIC Centre recently hosted electronic designers at its Driving Dreams conference at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus, providing a venue for those seeking to break ground on future innovation.
July 22, 2017 by Stephen Law

Avnet unveils AI-to-human digital platform

‘Ask Avnet’ tool designed to accelerate time to market for new technology solutions